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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...

2010-10-20 14:30:00

NAPA, Calif., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Move over girls, there's a new sister in town. Canopy Management Wine Company has introduced the newest Middle Sister wine. Called Sweet & Sassy Moscato, the wine was crowd-sourced by followers of the Wine Sisterhood, Canopy's 10,000+ member digital community dedicated to conversations and consumer research about the world of wine. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101020/SF85646) (Photo:...

2010-10-14 05:00:00

HEALDSBURG, Calif., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Russian River Valley wine producer J Vineyards & Winery is set to debut its first national education and awareness advertising campaign this fall. The ad campaign will appear in two November print issues of the Wine Spectator and on the publication's website. "A Legacy That Sparkles," is a full-page ad that speaks to the winery's 25 years of sparkling wine, and focuses on the winery's official debut of its Russian River Valley estate...

2010-10-07 08:00:00

SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, October 1, Sunset magazine editors, celebrity guests, and some of the region's most talented winemakers gathered at the Sunset Western Wine Awards Gala to celebrate the best in Western wine. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101007/SF78298-a) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101007/SF78298-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101007/SF78298-b) (Photo:...

2010-10-05 07:50:00

SEBASTOPOL, Calif., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Affairs of the Vine began the 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Shootout with a series of blind tastings over a six-week period. This year's Cabernet Shootout panel of judges tasted 217 unique wines from 43 different appellations. The panel (7 women and 19 men) is comprised of a diverse range of wine industry professionals from varying disciplines including restaurant and retail trade, winemakers, wine writers, wine educators, and consultants. On September...

2010-10-01 12:54:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- For the twelfth consecutive year, on November 13, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) will host the Bacchanal! Wine Gala and Auction, featuring internationally distinguished winemakers and celebrity chefs. Bacchanal! 2010, Pinot on the Palette, will celebrate the best of Pinot Noir from around the world. Since its inception in 1999, Bacchanal! has garnered a national reputation as a premier wine and auction event in the Philadelphia...

2010-09-28 07:20:00

MONTEREY, Calif., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2010 wine grape harvest in the Santa Lucia Highlands appellation is a couple weeks behind schedule, thanks to an unusually cool spring and summer. But the same conditions that have delayed the start of Crush have also combined to allow slow, gentle ripening and maturation of the area's Pinot Noir and Chardonnay fruit - making for a potentially very high-quality crop. Some of California's finest vineyards call the Highlands home: 2,729 acres of...

2010-09-09 05:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- De Bortoli Wines, one of Australia's largest and most honored wineries, has selected Leopold Ketel & Partners to provide an array of marketing and public relations services in the United States. Established in 1928, De Bortoli Wines (www.debortoli.com) is a family owned wine company, with vineyards located in Riverina, Hunter Valley, Yarra Valley and King Valley in Australia and makes a wide range of award-winning wines with character, charm and...

2010-08-19 07:00:00

NEWBERG, Ore., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- West Coast Bank is a major prize and award sponsor of the first Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon in Yamhill County. Race day is Sunday, September 5,( )2010, preceded and followed by a full slate of activities including catered food, wine tasting, music and games. Regional President Dave Hansen said, "This inaugural Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon will draw hundreds of visitors to the gorgeous Willamette Valley, which is recognized as one...

2010-06-30 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- JAGTAG (www.jagtag.com), the U.S. leader in mobile 2D barcode advertising, announced that it will launch the first mobile marketing campaign for Lindemans, one of Australia's oldest and most loved wine brands, as part of its "Great Finds" program. By leveraging JAGTAG mobile 2D barcodes, Lindemans will enable consumers to enter a mobile sweepstakes for the chance to win a weekend getaway to one of five "Great Finds" locations in the United States. The...


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