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2011-05-23 13:54:00

MODESTO, Calif., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Did you know that when asked to grade the current state of our beaches, a majority of American beachgoers chose a mediocre 'C'?(1) According to a survey conducted by Barefoot Wine and the Surfrider Foundation, Americans are concerned about the condition of their shorelines. To help remedy this, Barefoot Wine proudly announces the fifth year of the Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project, a partnership with the Surfrider Foundation - a grassroots,...

2011-04-21 07:20:00

NAPA VALLEY, Calif., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Curators, collectors and culinary connoisseurs, Taigan.com has partnered with prestigious boutique wineries to offer fine wines on its award-winning online e-commerce site. Already recognized for its hand-selected assemblage of fashion, accessories, gourmet food and home decor, Taigan now presents a hand-cut group of the most coveted boutique wineries. Where many online wine websites feature mass-produced wines, Taigan curates a select...

2011-04-21 05:00:00

HEALDSBURG, Calif., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Speaking directly to consumers through Social Media communication platforms is a priority for businesses all across the country, and Sonoma County's wineries are no exception. When it comes to mobile communication, there's an app for just about everything. Whether you tweet, blog, or watch videos, "going mobile" is clearly winning the hearts and minds of wine lovers everywhere. J Vineyards & Winery, celebrating its 25th year as a...

2011-03-21 08:34:00

SAN DIEGO, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- My Cellar Master (MCM) offers a new and innovative way to taste and learn about wine. The Themed Wine Tasting Party contains everything you need to taste wine, pair it with food and much more. Designed by Eddie Osterland, America's 1st Master Sommelier and a team of young sommeliers, the idea is to provide a cutting-edge service that offers everyone from the novice to the aficionado the opportunity to taste wine like a Master Sommelier. HOW IT...

2011-03-20 00:01:43

25th Anniversary IPNC unites wine and food lovers with 70 international Pinot noir winemakers and 50 Northwest chefs for three days of revelry in Oregon wine country. Mcminnville, OR (PRWEB) March 19, 2011 In honor of the 25th Anniversary, Oregon's International Pinot Noir Celebration (IPNC) will reunite world-renowned winemakers, Northwest chefs, esteemed media, wine lovers and epicures from the first event in 1987 and the following 23 Celebrations. Guests will join more than 70 premier...

2011-03-15 09:00:00

NAPA, Calif., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Artesa Vineyards & Winery today announced a two-year sponsorship agreement with acclaimed celebrity chef Nick Stellino. Beginning in April 2011, Artesa wines will become the exclusive wine sponsor of the second season of Stellino's popular PBS series "Cooking with Friends", which features Stellino and some of the country's most celebrated chefs sharing recipes for simple, yet elegant dishes made with ingredients available at local...

2011-02-17 06:40:00

SEBASTOPOL, Calif., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Pinot Noir Summit held on February 26th at the Hilton San Francisco, has a distinctly different format and atmosphere from other wine tasting events because attendees can blind taste 64 Pinot Noirs," says Alder Yarrow of Vinography. The top 64 are selected by an extensive panel of wine writers, sommeliers, winemakers and wine professionals. A record 367 wines were judged during the preliminary competitions, limited to just 32 wines...

2011-01-25 07:35:00

SEBASTOPOL, Calif., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pinot Noir Summit returns to the Bay Area for its 9th year. On Saturday, February 26, 2011, Pinot Noir-loving consumers, press and trade will gather for the remarkable 9th Annual Pinot Noir Summit to assess the best of the best, from the 9th Pinot Noir Shootout. Hosted by Affairs of the Vine and What's Cookin' Today on CRN Digital Talk Radio, this is the ultimate Pinot Lover's adventure, creating fun, excitement and encouraging...

2011-01-18 05:00:00

HEALDSBURG, Calif., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the quest for even faster methods of communication, acolytes of Social Media (think Twitter, FourSquare, Yelp, Facebook, YouTube) continue to embrace one of the Internet's best connective platforms -- The Blog. Though the rush is on to create the Internet's next hot new communication tool, blogging about wine continues to gain in popularity. A quick survey indicates that there are now thousands of individuals, some representing...

2010-12-22 07:40:00

SEBASTOPOL, Calif., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Wow a wine lover with the ultimate Pinot Noir experience. Tickets for the 9th Annual Pinot Noir Summit are on sale now, just in time for last-minute gift giving. On Saturday, February 26, 2011 Pinot Noir loving consumers, press and trade will gather for the remarkable 9th Annual Pinot Noir Summit hosted by Affairs of the Vine and What's Cookin' Today on CRN Digital Talk Radio at the Hilton San Francisco Financial District. An...


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