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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...

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...


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