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2014-04-30 23:01:10

Thirty-seven wines from eight wineries along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail earn top medals at renowned competition. Leelanau Peninsula, MI (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Since 1985, the Pacific Rim Wine Competition has been setting the standards of judging fine wine. A two-day event, Pacific Rim brings 30 wine professionals together to conduct blind evaluations on 2,000 wines from around the world. This year’s event was held on April 23 and 24 in San Bernadino, California. Eight wineries...

2014-04-24 23:17:18

From Warehouse Winery to White House Wine, Adam and Dianna Lee’s Cult Pinot Noir Label Has Gained an Impressive Following While Staying True to its Roots Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Twenty years ago this month, Texas-transplants, and self-taught winemakers Adam and Dianna Lee launched Siduri Wines with the purchase of their first Pinot Noir grapes from the Rose Vineyard in Anderson Valley. They made just one wine that first year, 107 cases of the 1994 Rose Vineyard Pinot Noir...

2014-03-30 23:00:10

New Small Plates Event Hosted by the Leelanau Peninsula Vintners Association Offers Culinary Experience of Regional Wine and Gourmet Fare Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 The Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail reintroduces Small Plates, a once-wildly popular series of upscale wine and food pairings along the trail. This event is being hosted twice this spring on Friday, April 25 and Friday, May 30. Participants enjoy a full glass of wine paired with a well-presented and...

2014-02-12 08:26:39

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 12, 2014 PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Oscars draw near, wine and film lovers can pair their favorite passions in California wine country. With Oscar parties and film festivals, Wine Institute invites you to see the films and experience California wine regions' Hollywood connections this awards season and visit locations where some famous movies were shot! View upcoming film-related events at discovercaliforniawines.com. Oscar Parties and Film Festivals in...

2013-10-20 23:00:14

The Hunt for the Reds of October event raises funds and awareness for the American Red Cross and showcases quality red wines being grown on the peninsula. Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) October 20, 2013 It’s harvest time along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail. As vintners work hard plucking plump grapes from the vines and pouring samples of wines in the jam-packed tasting rooms, they are also gearing up to showcase the quality red wines being produced on the peninsula. The Hunt...

Grape Said To Be Healthiest In The World Has Its Genome Sequenced
2013-09-02 12:55:56

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists in Uruguay have announced the sequencing of the Tannat grape, which is used in making red wines that have the largest concentration of tannins -- an anti-oxidant that combats cell aging. Uruguayan researchers from the United Nations University who were involved in the sequencing said their results could lead to the formulation of healthier red wines. "A wine made with Tannat has twice the tannins of Cabernet Sauvignon,...

2013-08-14 23:26:15

Discover local spirits, experience romance and pose for a professional photo shoot at Sonoma Resort. Sonoma, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 The Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa, in the heart of Sonoma wine country, has announced three new getaway packages for 2013 fall travel. The exclusive experiences will be available Aug. 1, 2013, to Dec. 30, 2014, and will offer guests new ways to discover Sonoma — and themselves. From a personal photo shoot with one of San Francisco’s top...

2013-07-23 23:02:16

Limited Amount of This Excellent French Pinot Noir Available from Classe Wines for $53.95 Per Bottle Vienna, VA (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Classe Wines is pleased to announce the availability of 2008 Pinot Noir Domaine Jean-Michel Guillon Les Crais, which is being offered for sale to the public in limited quantities. This excellent Pinot Noir was produced by the Domaine Jean-Michel Guillon, a winery which has been producing wine in the Gevrey-Chambertin region of Burgundy since 1980, led by...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.