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2014-09-19 12:23:52

SONOMA, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Not every artist gets to camp on a vineyard and make art with the soils and other material there. Not every winery that is lucky enough to have an artist want to do these things. Nate Reifke and Gundlach Bundschu Winery are both very lucky. The label of the winery's 2011 Vintage Reserve, a blend of the best Bordeaux-varietal lots of the vintage, features work by Reifke created on the winery's ranch in Sonoma, CA. Cool is the operative...

2014-08-06 23:09:27

Chatterbox Wine Marketing Services Hires Ron Scharman as Chief Operating Officer Napa, California (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Chatterbox Wine Marketing Services announces the appointment of Ron Scharman as Chief Operating Officer, overseeing all operations from their offices in downtown Napa. Scharman will be responsible for managing the existing Chatterbox relationship-based wine telesales operations, newly acquired VinoVisit reservation software service, and an expanding array of new...

2014-06-30 23:22:41

In celebration of the dreams and innovative, creative spirit of exceptional individuals who personify California’s anything-is-possible determination, VisitTemeculaValley.com introduces Jim Carter, Temecula Valley Dreamer, and Golden California Vintner of Southern California Wine Country; his South Coast Winery is a three-time award winner of the prestigious, California Golden State Winery of the Year. Welcoming more than 2 million visitors each year, casual, picturesque Temecula Valley...

2014-06-26 12:28:39

Helps Bring a New Dimension of Fun and Discovery to K-J Recommends Mobile Application REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Badgeville, the leading global leader in gamification, today announced that Kendall-Jackson Winery has seen a 65 percent increase in user-session frequency and 38 percent more downloads for its K-J Recommends mobile app in just four months since implementing Badgeville's solution. With the help of Badgeville, the K-J Recommends app, which is available for...

2014-06-11 08:32:59

New listings with major national retailers and company's growth in the USA and Canada require increase in production of fine wines. HEALDSBURG, Calif., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Truett-Hurst Inc. (NASDAQ: THST) is a fast growing wine company with a portfolio of ultra-premium, super-premium wines and innovative packaging concepts. Truett-Hurst Inc.'s ("Truett") winemaker, Virginia Marie Lambrix announced today that she needs more grapes!...

2014-06-02 16:26:15

Special Release Wine Introduced Exclusively to Guests, 300 Bottles Donated to Make-A-Wish LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards and Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area once again teamed up to host 700 guests for an event to raise funds for children suffering from life-threatening illnesses while showcasing some of the best wine and food Sonoma County has to offer. Wishes in Wine Country, held Saturday, May 17(th), at Sonoma-Cutrer, set a new fundraising...

2014-05-28 23:05:54

San Diego-based interactive marketing agency, Thunder SEO, announces a new client and business relationship with Platypus Wine Tours, a California Wine Country Tour company located in Napa and Sonoma, California. San Diego, California (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Thunder SEO, an interactive marketing agency in San Diego, California, announces a new client and business relationship with Platypus Wine Tours, a California Wine Country Tour company located in Napa and Sonoma, California. Platypus...

2014-04-14 12:25:52

GUERNEVILLE, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Korbel Champagne Cellars' lush garden is one of Sonoma County's top visitor destinations for good reason - towering redwoods and the historic circa 1882 Korbel House provide a spectacular setting for the garden's colorful plantings, including 250 different rose varieties. As beautiful as ever, the Korbel Garden will look subtly different when it opens for the 2014 season on Tuesday, April 15(th) and it is all due to the current...

2014-04-10 08:26:31

Labor Day Weekend Event to Celebrate Sonoma Wine, Food and Community, Presented by Visa Signature SONOMA COUNTY, Calif., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoma Wine Country Weekend, Sonoma County's inimitable weekend celebrating the region's grape growers, winemakers, and chefs, will take place over Labor Day Weekend, August 29-31, 2014. Events take place throughout Sonoma County, America's leading wine and food region, where the winemakers, chefs, and food producers ply their respective...

2014-03-25 08:23:45

Events and Activities Highlight Sustainable Winegrowing Around the State SAN FRANCISCO, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Whether you're a fan of red wine or white, California is betting you're going to love "green" too! This April, wine lovers can check out "green" wines at dozens of fun eco-friendly winery events and activities during the third-annual Down to Earth Month in California. Created by Wine Institute--the association of 1,000 California wineries and affiliated...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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