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2011-04-08 10:55:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kendall-Jackson Estate Winery today announced it has shipped 1.75 million wine corks to 153 Anthropologie stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom to increase awareness and promote the preservation of Mediterranean cork forests, which support one of the world's highest levels of biodiversity. The program is part of a joint Earth Day-themed effort between the Philadelphia-based fashion and lifestyle retailer and the Cork...

2010-12-14 13:56:00

SANTA MARIA, Calif., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Katie Jackson, the 24-year-old daughter of Cambria Winery proprietor Barbara Banke and wine industry pioneer Jess Jackson, cannot remember a time when the art and business of making wine wasn't part of almost every aspect of her life. To document her experiences and share a behind-the-scenes look at Cambria Winery, Katie has launched the blog http://katie.cambriawines.com. The blog covers day-to-day life at the Santa Maria, Calif.-based...

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...

2009-10-28 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...

2009-10-14 08:00:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The cover story of Better Homes & Gardens' November issue is an 11-page photo/story featuring Thanksgiving at the home of Kendall-Jackson executive chef Justin Wangler. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091014/SF92088) The idea is that Thanksgiving can be simple and economical--in keeping with the times--yet be just as wonderful as in the best of days. Wangler, who is executive chef for the Kendall-Jackson Winery in Santa...

2009-08-12 04:00:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Among the many attractions of the 13th Annual Kendall-Jackson Heirloom Tomato Festival on September 12 is a culinary showdown. Competitors from the Bravo Channel's "Top Chef Season Five" series--including the champion--will compete in the festival's "Chef Challenge." Chef Hosea Rosenberg, winner of Bravo's Top Chef Season Five will be matched against Chef Jamie Lauren, who also competed in the televised contest. The winner of that bracket will...

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....

2008-12-05 07:00:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Family-owned Kendall-Jackson Winery today announced a limited "green" holiday gift that offers an opportunity to adopt a wooden barn owl nesting box located on Kendall-Jackson'sHawkeye Mountain. The gift package includes wines made from grapes grown in the same vineyards the barn owls guard. Kendall-Jackson partnered with Marin-based non-profit Hungry Owl Project (hungryowl.org) to craft 100 boxes made from recycled and donated materials....


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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