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2008-07-17 09:00:37

NAPA VALLEY, Calif., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Land Trust of Napa County is thrilled to announce that Napa Valley winery Sterling Vineyards has donated $30,000 to The Land Trust, through the sale of the premium 2004 Napa Valley Wildlake Ranch Merlot. In addition, Sterling Vineyards has announced the release of the 2005 vintage of Wildlake Ranch Merlot benefiting The Land Trust's preservation of the spectacular Duff & Wildlake Ranch properties in the eastern viewshed of the Napa Valley....


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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