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2011-07-21 09:22:00

NAPA, Calif., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sterling Vineyards, the landmark Calistoga winery, announces the ninth annual Sterling Silver Screen Series®. Once again, through the generosity of NBC Universal®, the 2011 summer season of movies in the vineyards will feature classic and "neo-classic" films in a range of genres, from the Universal archives. All proceeds from the summer screenings will benefit two local non profits; the Calistoga Family Center...

2011-04-21 07:20:00

NAPA VALLEY, Calif., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Curators, collectors and culinary connoisseurs, Taigan.com has partnered with prestigious boutique wineries to offer fine wines on its award-winning online e-commerce site. Already recognized for its hand-selected assemblage of fashion, accessories, gourmet food and home decor, Taigan now presents a hand-cut group of the most coveted boutique wineries. Where many online wine websites feature mass-produced wines, Taigan curates a select...

2010-08-12 12:30:00

ALAMEDA, Calif., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- As music lovers and Elvis Presley fans everywhere are surely aware, National Elvis Week 2010 takes place from August 10 through August 16. Rosenblum Cellars, the Alameda dockside winery with over 30 years of award-winning Zinfandel and Rhone style wines, will be celebrating with a public tribute bash on Saturday, August 14 - featuring great wines, barbecue lunch with a Memphis flair and a performance by the King himself ... or the next best thing....

2010-03-01 07:20:00

NAPA, Calif., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines Company, a leading producer of premium wines, and a sponsor of the Elton John Aids Foundation, will provide Sterling Vineyards wines for the EJAF gala dinner and Academy Awards( )Viewing Party for the fourth consecutive year. Sterling Vineyards 2006 SVR and Sterling Vineyards Napa Valley 2008 Sauvignon Blanc will be poured at this prestigious event. Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines will continue to provide wines for...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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