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Latest Sonoma County wine Stories

2009-05-29 11:20:00

The Wine World's Cross-Valley Rivals Go Head-To-Head at June Wine Dinner NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar is proud to present one of the great rivalries of the wine world: Napa Valley vs. Sonoma Valley in California at its Napa vs. Sonoma Wine Dinner this June. Director of Wine Marian Jansen op de Haar has selected two wines for each delicious course, and guests will be asked to decide which one provides the perfect complement. While...

2009-04-22 13:24:00

"REALLY GOODE JOB" Pays $10,000 per month for wine country gig HEALDSBURG, Calif., April 22 - In these tumultuous economic times, finding a good job is really tough. The Murphy-Goode Winery has a "Really Goode Job" for the right person. The Sonoma County winery is looking for an outgoing, web-savvy, articulate communicator to tell the story of the great mountain vines and artisan winemakers of California, tasting the "goode" stuff and experiencing the unique Sonoma wine country. "A Really...

2009-04-22 07:00:00

Napa Green Certified Winery Status Awarded to Sterling Vineyards CALISTOGA, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Sterling Vineyards is proud to announce that its landmark winery has been certified a Napa Valley Green Winery. "Becoming a certified Napa Valley Green Winery underscores our long-standing commitment to preserving our unique Napa environment," said Michael Westrick, Vice President of Winemaking for Sterling Vineyards. "This is yet another step in our overall commitment to increase...

2009-04-20 17:07:00

For every bottle sold, a tree will be planted in areas devastated by wildfires EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market is making it even easier for customers to feel good about what they buy, especially on Earth DayApril 22nd, with the introduction of its new ONEHOPE Sauvignon Blanc Wine. 50% of ONEHOPE's profits will be donated to American Forests, a nonprofit organization that plants trees across the US for environmental restoration. This means...

2009-04-09 11:39:00

THE NECESSITIES OF LIFE, SPOONER, KAREN KINGSBURY'S LIKE DANDELION DUST AND UNDER OUR SKIN WIN TOP AWARDS IN JURIED COMPETITIONS SONOMA, Calif., April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actor Bruce Willis, along with international filmmakers, took home top honors at the Twelfth Annual Sonoma International Film Festival where Willis was presented a Lifetime Achievement Award at a special Tribute evening hosted by the Festival's Chairman, Kevin McNeely. The festival was held in Sonoma, Calif.,...

2009-04-08 10:37:00

2009 tickets sales increased 60 percent from last year SONOMA, Calif., April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Twelfth Annual Sonoma International Film Festival, presented by Wall Street Journal, today announced a total attendance of 18,700 at the 2009 Festival. Festival organizers estimated a ticketed attendance of over 1850 to the 64 screenings and 3 panel discussions throughout the 5-day Festival. The festival walk up tickets sales increased 60 percent from the 2008 Festival attendance...

2009-04-06 10:00:00

LIKE DANDELION DUST, NECESSITIES OF LIFE AND UNDER OUR SKIN WIN TOP AWARDS IN JURIED COMPETITIONS SONOMA, Calif., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Twelfth Annual Sonoma International Film Festival presented by Wall Street Journal, announced the winners of its competition tonight at the Highway 12 Lounge in downtown Sonoma, Calif. This year's Festival featured more than 75 films including features, documentaries and short films from 22 countries. Bruce Willis was honored with a...

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...

2009-03-02 12:07:00

Classic wines, classic cause make doing a good thing simple and tasty NAPA, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Did you know that over a 50-year lifetime, one tree will generate $31,250 worth of oxygen, provide $62,000 worth of air pollution control, recycle $37,500 worth of water and control $31,250 worth of soil erosion? These facts, provided by the Arbor Day Foundation, are just some of the reasons why Tangley Oaks, the California winery that brings together the best grapes from the state's...