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2011-07-14 00:00:30

The simple way to plan your trip to wine country! Napa, CA (PRWEB) July 12, 2011 GoVine has arrived (http://www.GoVine.com). It is the first integrated winery search, trip planner and social media company that connects consumers and wineries through trusted content, local expertise and user-friendly tools. GoVine will host a launch party on August 9, 2011 at Long Meadow Ranch and Farmstead, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., which will benefit The Napa Valley Vine Trail. GoVine is committed to giving...

2011-07-08 20:00:00

LOS ANGELES, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AltaMed hosted the sixth annual East LA Meets Napa, one of the nation's most unique festivals that celebrates the Latino community's contributions to California's multi-billion dollar food and wine industry. The event pairs Latino- owned or operated wineries from the Napa Valley with Latino-owned or operated restaurants from the greater Los Angeles area. The event was attended by more than 1,400 wine and culinary enthusiasts who enjoyed 60 plus...

2011-06-16 07:30:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The results of the 29th annual West Coast Wine Competition, under the auspices of Vineyard & Winery Services, Inc., are in: Bogle's 2010 Sauvignon Blanc took Best White, and Scheid Vineyards' 2008 Pinot Noir took Best Red, as well as Best of Show. Of the 1,100 wines entered, 128 won gold medals, 416 won silver, and 330 won bronze. The wines were judged at the storied Villa Chanticleer, in Healdsburg, CA, overseen by Vineyard &...

2011-06-11 00:00:30

St. Helena Hospital Recently Held Two Events to Recognize 166 Health Care and Administrative Employees Who Have Each Given Five or More Years of Service to the Napa Valley and Clear Lake Communities. St. Helena, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2011 St. Helena Hospital recently held two events to recognize 166 health care and administrative employees who have each given five or more years of service to the Napa Valley and Clear Lake communities. "These employees, with their skill and dedication, are...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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