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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...

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...

2010-12-07 14:05:44

University of Missouri researchers study traits that make Norton grapes resistant to debilitating mildew In a few years, a sip of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Pinot Noir may include a taste of the "Show-Me" State. The state grape of Missouri "“ the Norton variety grown at many vineyards around the state "“ is resistant to powdery mildew, a fungal pathogen that affects winemaking grapes around the world. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri are working to identify...

2010-11-19 00:00:42

Increase credited to 2009 vintage preview, event reputation. Hillsboro, OR (PRWEB) November 18, 2010 Proceeds from the annual !Salud! Oregon Pinot Noir Auction topped $650,000 representing a significant 7% increase over 2009. The closing of a "Winery Development Dream Team" package offered online until Monday, Nov 22 will push the final total higher. !Salud! is known among Pinot noir collectors for the opportunity to acquire premier wines crafted exclusively for the auction, and within the...


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  • 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.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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