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2009-11-12 14:00:00

HEALDSBURG, Calif., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Veteran wine industry publicist, George Rose, has been hired by J Vineyards & Winery to head up its trade and consumer public relations efforts. The winery is best known for its luxury sparkling wines and Russian River Valley Chardonnay and Pinot Noir estate varietal wines. Rose, a first-level Master Sommelier and author of the 2008 Wine Country photo book, The Art of Terroir, brings more than 18 years of wine experience and media relations...

2009-10-21 07:45:00

MONTEREY, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2009 Pinot Noir harvest is wrapping up in the Santa Lucia Highlands appellation, with winegrowers reporting potentially very high quality and normal yields. Some of California's finest vineyards call the S.L.H. home, with more than thirty winegrowers cultivating over 2,500 acres of Pinot Noir there. At the Pisoni Vineyard, Gary Pisoni is very happy with the quality of his just-completed Pinot Noir harvest: "The eventual '09 vintage...

2009-08-20 12:00:00

HEALDSBURG, Calif., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Mirassou Winery is pleased to announce the winner of its 5th annual "I Do with Mirassou" national contest: Julie Coker of Midland, TX. Julie and her fiance, John Mark Barnard, have won $10,000 toward the cost of their wedding, a trip to New York City for a dream wedding planning session with a Brides.com senior editor, plus Reed & Barton crystal, tableware and flatware. The couple will be honored at a special bridal event co-hosted by...

2009-08-13 09:42:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- October is National Breast Cancer awareness month and for the seventh consecutive year consumers can purchase FAT bastard wines to help conquer this devastating disease. During the months of September and October, FAT bastard will donate 25 cents for every bottle of FAT bastard sold in restaurants and retail locations, up to $75,000. By the end of this year's campaign, FAT bastard will have raised nearly one half of a million dollars for this important...

2009-06-10 05:00:00

SEBASTOPOL, Calif., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the planting of its new Freeman Ranch vineyard in Occidental, California, Freeman Vineyard & Winery is proud to announce the donation of 24 acres of old growth and second growth redwood forests to the Bodega Land Trust. Freeman founders, Ken and Akiko Freeman, acquired the Occidental property in 2007. Located 5 miles from Freeman's winery and estate vineyard in Sebastopol, the new 50-acre Occidental vineyard, which will be...

2009-03-27 07:30:00

New Member Brands Make Their Debut at May 16th "Highlands' Fling" MONTEREY, Calif., March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wine Artisans of the Santa Lucia Highlands, an alliance of the appellation's winegrowers and the wineries that rely on the district's world-class fruit, have announced the final pouring line-up for their third annual Gala tasting, taking place from 2 to 5 pm on Saturday, May 16 at Hahn Estates. This "Highlands' Fling" celebration will be a strolling wine tasting on the...

2009-03-12 18:08:00

KENWOOD, Calif., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2009 Sonoma International Film Festival celebrates the magic of the movies and the pleasures of wine country during its five-day schedule of screenings and events from April 1st through April 5th, and Kenwood Vineyards kicks the excitement into high gear as a Supporting Sponsor. Kenwood Vineyards "Sonoma Series" Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir Rose, Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon will be poured at the Festival's Welcome Center & Lounge - the...

2009-03-02 09:15:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Jordan Mackay, dynamic wine writer and author of "Passion for Pinot: A Journey Through America's Pinot Noir Country," will host a Twitter Taste Live online wine tasting of American Pinot Noirs on Saturday, March 14, 2009, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. Wine lovers are encouraged to join this interactive, educational wine tasting event at http://www.twittertastelive.com/events/twitter-taste-live-a-passion. A live video stream at Twitter Taste Live will allow...

2009-02-19 14:00:00

SONOMA COAST, Calif., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Passionate about Pinot Noir? Does your mouth start to water just thinking of this supple and sexy wine? Pinot Noir enthusiasts have reason to celebrate. Experience the ultimate Pinot Noir lover's event ... The 7th Annual Pinot Summit in San Rafael, California on Sunday, April 5, 2009. AFFAIRS of the VINE, International Wine Review and Wine Radius invite you to the ultimate Pinot Noir adventure. An extraordinary array of palates will...

2009-01-21 14:12:00

Australia's #1 Selling Wine Offers Ideal Pairings for a Super Viewing Experience LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Like millions of Americans, Jacob's Creek, the leading Australian wine company, plans on celebrating one of the most significant American sporting events with wine while watching the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Arizona Cardinals in football's biggest game of the year. Whether feasting on pizza, nachos, or burgers while gathered around the TV, Jacob's Creek offers the ideal...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.