Latest Domaine Chandon California Stories

2011-08-02 13:01:00

YOUNTVILLE, Calif., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- etoile Restaurant at Domaine Chandon was recently awarded prestigious accolades for its wine program by both Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast magazines. The tasting panel and editorial board at Wine Enthusiast named etoile Restaurant as one of the 100 Best Wine Restaurants in the United States and highlighted three specific "Destination Bottles" from its wine list. Wine Spectator also honored the restaurant with the "2011 Best of Award of...

2011-01-28 07:00:00

Top Toques Turn Up the Heat in This Six-Star Michelin Town - YOUNTVILLE, Calif., Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's a block party of unparalleled pairings - from Michelin-starred restaurants to cult cabernet producers - sharing the spotlight at the 18th Annual Taste of Yountville, Saturday, March 19, 2011. This gourmet gallop puts foodies on the fast track to the town's 12 renowned restaurants and 20+ local wineries. Set for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., the event is free; tasting...

2010-01-11 08:52:00

YOUNTVILLE, Calif., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Some people think everything in the Napa Valley is expensive. NapaValleyValues.com is here to prove otherwise. The new website and free email newsletter reveal great deals on food, wine, lodging and entertainment throughout the Napa Valley. "It's easy to find a great $125 bottle of Napa Valley Cab. There's no sport in that," says Napa Valley Values Editor-in-Chief Sue Elliott. "The fun is in finding a spectacular Mt. Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon for...

2010-01-04 20:12:00

NAPA, Calif., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Canopy Management, the Napa Valley wine brand creation, sales and marketing company announced three new team members. Mr. Mack Hoehner and Ms. Kelly Howell joined the company in sales, both with the title of Vice President/Partner. Ms. Mary Ann Vangrin has been named Partner/Director of Communications and Social Media. Canopy Management was founded in 2008 by industry veterans Terry Wheatley and Brian Wurtz who are Chief Marketing Officer/Partner and...

2009-12-03 12:12:00

SANTA MARIA, Calif., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, the editors of Wine Enthusiast magazine - one of America's most well-respected wine, food and travel publications - taste thousands of wines from all over the world. Of those numerous wines, only one receives the highest honors in Wine Enthusiast's annual "Top 100" list. This year, that wine is Cambria Winery's 2006 Julia's Vineyard Pinot Noir. In an announcement released today, Cambria was No. 1 on a list that represents the Wine...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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