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2011-08-05 07:00:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Soles4Souls (www.soles4souls.org), the international shoe charity dedicated to providing footwear to those in need, announced the next phase of their unprecedented partnership with flipflop wines - the "Soles4Souls flippin' good deeds Challenge." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110805/CL48010 ) The program was announced today by Wayne Elsey, founder and CEO of Soles4Souls, and David Georges, vintner, flipflop wines. "Bloggers...

2011-08-02 05:00:00

HEALDSBURG, Calif., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Russian River Valley wine producer, J Vineyards & Winery, kicks off its 25th Anniversary with a special public celebration and harvest party on Saturday, September 17. The festivities will be held at the winery's Visitor Center from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature products from specialty food producers such as Hog Island Oyster Company, Tsar Nicoulai Caviar, and the Savory Spice Shop in Santa Rosa. There will also be live music,...

2011-07-05 14:01:00

MODESTO, Calif., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its commitment to beach volleyball, Barefoot Wine is partnering with Championship Volleyball (CV) for the 2011 summer season. The California winery, which celebrates all things fun in the sun, is proud to present the Barefoot Wine/CV ProAm Series, a tournament dedicated to finding the next rising stars of beach volleyball. Olympic Gold Medalists Kerri Walsh and Todd Rogers are on deck to compete against the champion teams in an...

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2011-07-01 09:27:54

Higher temperatures could significantly impact California and other premium winegrowing regions of the United States in the next 30 years, according to a new study led by Stanford University climate scientists. Writing in the June 30 edition of Environmental Research Letters, the scientists report that by 2040, the amount of land suitable for cultivating premium wine grapes in high-value areas of northern California could shrink by 50 percent because of global warming. However, some cooler...

2011-06-23 08:50:00

HEALDSBURG, Calif., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It's the height of summer blockbuster season and there is no better time to celebrate the sparkle of the cinema. Bella Sera wines and Emmy award-winning chef and cookbook author, Giada De Laurentiis, today are urging all home cooks to "take five," gather their best original recipes, and enter the "Beautiful Evenings with Bella Sera" recipe contest* before it wraps for good on June 30, 2011. "A beautiful evening can be as simple as...

2011-06-16 07:30:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The results of the 29th annual West Coast Wine Competition, under the auspices of Vineyard & Winery Services, Inc., are in: Bogle's 2010 Sauvignon Blanc took Best White, and Scheid Vineyards' 2008 Pinot Noir took Best Red, as well as Best of Show. Of the 1,100 wines entered, 128 won gold medals, 416 won silver, and 330 won bronze. The wines were judged at the storied Villa Chanticleer, in Healdsburg, CA, overseen by Vineyard &...

2011-06-01 08:26:00

HEALDSBURG, Calif., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is just around the corner and that means it's almost time for outdoor soirees, family barbeques and warm-weather fare. In anticipation of these sun-filled days, Certified Sommelier and four-time cookbook author Chef Jamie Gwen has announced her top five culinary trends for summer 2011. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/ipd/50246/ (Photo:...

2011-05-31 09:46:00

PURCHASE, N.Y., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A good glass of wine is a great escape at the end of a long day. But what if your escape could be real? What if taste and smell could drag your other senses along? What if simply drinking wine and tweeting your thoughts on it could score you two airline tickets to New Zealand? Now it can. Brancott Estate, the world's bestselling New Zealand wine, is announcing the #WhatIf challenge in which participants are invited to use their noses,...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.