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Latest Sonoma County wine Stories

2010-08-19 10:17:00

ALAMEDA, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosenblum Cellars, the pioneering Zinfandel wine producer based in Alameda, is the official wine sponsor of Oakland's 10th Anniversary Art & Soul Festival on August 21-22, 2010, expected to draw crowds of more than 50,000 visitors to downtown Oakland. The festival is a celebration of Oakland's musical heritage, art and diversity. Rosenblum Cellars wines will be served at all beverage concessions, and sampled within the Rosenblum Wine Garden....

2010-08-12 12:30:00

ALAMEDA, Calif., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- As music lovers and Elvis Presley fans everywhere are surely aware, National Elvis Week 2010 takes place from August 10 through August 16. Rosenblum Cellars, the Alameda dockside winery with over 30 years of award-winning Zinfandel and Rhone style wines, will be celebrating with a public tribute bash on Saturday, August 14 - featuring great wines, barbecue lunch with a Memphis flair and a performance by the King himself ... or the next best thing....

2010-07-20 05:00:00

HEALDSBURG, Calif., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- J Vineyards & Winery introduces two new colorful cycling jerseys that will benefit ongoing efforts to fight breast and blood cancer. "Cycling is an important charitable fundraising tool in the fight against cancer," said Founder and President, Judy Jordan. "When you combine this with the fact that Sonoma County has become an important global destination for cycling enthusiasts, it seemed only natural for us to be involved." One of J's...

2010-06-28 12:14:00

WASHINGTON, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- SweeterAlternative.com today announced a contest that will send one winner and a guest on a three night, four day getaway to California's world famous wine country for the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma (August 20-22nd, 2010). SweeterAlternative.com will cover airfare, hotel, and VIP seating at the race - as well as a guided tour through one of the state's most scenic regions and an organized wine tasting. For a chance to win, log on to...

2010-06-16 07:22:00

NAPA, Calif. June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Sterling Vineyards, the landmark Napa Valley winery, announced the eighth annual Sterling Silver Screen Series outdoor movie season. Through the generosity of co-sponsor NBC Universal®, the 2010 Sterling Silver Screen Series will feature classic and "neo-classic" films, in a variety of genres, from the Universal archives. All proceeds from the summer screenings will benefit local charities through Sterling's Stars & Vines Fund with...

2010-06-09 12:30:00

Applications will be accepted through June 23 DAVIS, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California is offering voluntary, environmentally-friendly control options to California farmers near confirmed trappings of the foreign pest, European Grapevine Moth (EGVM). So far EGVM has been found in Fresno, Mendocino, Merced, Monterey, Napa, Solano, and Sonoma counties. One million dollars has been set aside by NRCS to assist grape...

2010-06-03 14:52:00

LAKE BLUFF, Ill., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Terlato Wines and golf legend Jack Nicklaus and his family today announced their partnership on Jack Nicklaus Wines, a new line of handcrafted, limited-production wines from California's famed Napa Valley. In a nod to golf history and tradition, the first bottles of the inaugural vintage -- the 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon and 2007 Private Reserve -- will be uncorked by Nicklaus at a private event at the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews in...

2010-04-09 13:25:00

HEALDSBURG, Calif., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Leonhardt Vineyards announced today a new sponsorship with the San Francisco Giants, which will feature the Sonoma County winery's products on home plate signage at AT&T Park during the 2010 season. Two large panel advertisements behind home plate will feature Leonhardt advertising for one 1/2 inning in 25 home games this season. Leonhardt Vineyards is also in discussions with ballpark concessionaire, Centerplate, about offering Leonhardt...

2010-04-08 04:08:00

KENWOOD, Calif., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- As the world prepares to celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd, Kenwood Vineyards commemorates this year's observance with an innovative bottle necker, one created to inspire everyone to take better care of the planet. The specially designed neckers are featured on Kenwood's "Sonoma Series" Cabernet, Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc and Zinfandel and are available in stores nationwide. (Photo:...

2010-03-11 20:03:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- This Earth Day, doing a good deed has never been easier - or tastier - and all for under $10. For each bottle of award-winning ONEHOPE Sauvignon Blanc Wine purchased at Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market, American Forests, a nonprofit organization dedicated to environmental restoration, will plant a tree in areas devastated by wildfires. Fresh & Easy launched this exclusive wine last Earth Day and last year alone American Forests...