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2014-06-26 12:28:39

Helps Bring a New Dimension of Fun and Discovery to K-J Recommends Mobile Application REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Badgeville, the leading global leader in gamification, today announced that Kendall-Jackson Winery has seen a 65 percent increase in user-session frequency and 38 percent more downloads for its K-J Recommends mobile app in just four months since implementing Badgeville's solution. With the help of Badgeville, the K-J Recommends app, which is available for...

2010-01-05 11:01:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Jackson Family Wines is introducing the wine industry to a new era in winery water recycling and energy-use reduction that, if adopted by even 35% of California wineries, could result in conserving as much as one billion gallons of water annually. Jackson Family Wines, whose wineries include Kendall-Jackson, recently completed a year long "proof of concept" pilot program that confirmed the technology's high efficiency and quality standards in...

2009-12-09 16:44:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Kendall-Jackson Winery today sent a check for $20,000 to The V Foundation for Cancer Research, concluding its five-month-long, online auction of items donated by winery owner and co-founder Jess Jackson, from champion racehorse Rachel Alexandra's historic 2009 racing season. New items were introduced from June through October. The highest-earning single item was the final lot: a visit with Rachel Alexandra at her New Orleans Fairgrounds training...

2009-10-28 12:33:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A personal visit with champion thoroughbred filly Rachel Alexandra goes on the auction block tomorrow--the grand final item in Kendall-Jackson's "Rachel Alexandra Running Auction," benefiting The V Foundation for Cancer Research. The auction will end after seven days; at noon, Wednesday, November 4. The winning bid will gain a trip for two to New Orleans and a private visit with the phenomenal Super Filly who ran undefeated in 2009, winning the...

2009-09-01 12:45:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Bidding for the third item in the Kendall-Jackson/Rachel Alexandra Running Auction started today with an opening bid of $1,000 for the three pairs of racing goggles worn by jockey Calvin Borel as he rode his super filly to victory in the Haskell Stakes last month--her second win over the colts in her historic 2009 campaign. The proceeds from the auction will go to The V Foundation for Cancer Research. The victory goggles, signed by Borel, owner...

2009-08-04 15:11:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Kendall-Jackson winemakers are crafting a new, limited-edition set of distinctive wines in honor of Super Filly racehorse Rachel Alexandra. Less than 300 cases of the wines will be produced. Each collectible bottle bearing the thoroughbred's image will be available in elegant wood boxes in time for the holiday season. Purchased by Kendall-Jackson Winery co-owners, Jess Jackson and his wife Barbara Banke, Rachel Alexandra has electrified the world...

2009-07-29 10:22:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Rick Weekley of Mason, Ohio, outbid all comers to gain the training halter worn by champion racehorse Rachel Alexandra prior to her historic victory in the Preakness this year--the first win by a filly in that race since 1924. The winning bid--$2,859.99--will be donated by the horse's owners, Jess Jackson and Barbara Banke, to The V Foundation for Cancer Research. Today, the second item in the five-item series will go up for bid at www.kj.com....


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