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2011-01-18 05:00:00

HEALDSBURG, Calif., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the quest for even faster methods of communication, acolytes of Social Media (think Twitter, FourSquare, Yelp, Facebook, YouTube) continue to embrace one of the Internet's best connective platforms -- The Blog. Though the rush is on to create the Internet's next hot new communication tool, blogging about wine continues to gain in popularity. A quick survey indicates that there are now thousands of individuals, some representing...

2010-11-04 19:08:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Zinfandel Advocates (ZAP), a nonprofit dedicated to advancing public knowledge of and appreciation for American Zinfandel and its unique place in our culture and history, just unveiled its first version of the ZAP App. Zinfandel fans can now download the FREE ZAP App on iPhones, iPods and iPads. The ZAP App cross-references ZAP's member wineries, educates tasters, helps them score wines, and organizes their favorites in a...

2010-10-29 04:20:00

SONOMA, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Click here to visit our multimedia webpage with high resolution photos and HD video. It's the book for every visitor to Northern California's wine country who ever had the wistful thought, "If only I could take a piece of this home with me." Christine Hanna's The Winemaker Cooks: Menus, Parties, and Pairings--new from Chronicle Books and now available everywhere --is the product of a lifetime of working, living, playing, foraging and cooking in...

2010-10-26 11:00:00

HEALDSBURG, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Williams Selyem winery announced today the release of a study on the economic impact of a new regulation proposed by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) that would restrict vineyards from using the Russian River, its tributaries and connected groundwater as a source of frost protection water. The study is authored by Robert Eyler, Professor and Chair of Economics at Sonoma State University and director of the Center for Regional...

2010-10-20 10:39:00

HEALDSBURG, Calif., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Healdsburg announced today that the Russian River is experiencing ideal conditions for kayaking and canoeing due to Sonoma County Water Agency's unprecedented release of water flow from Lake Mendocino. The increased water flow, though designed to prepare the over saturated lake for this season's rainfall and aid Chinook salmon migration, has also fostered the river's best paddling conditions, never before seen this time of year. With...

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...

2010-08-19 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...


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