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2014-01-21 20:26:03

Vintage Report Innovation Award Presented by Bank of the West recognizes innovation and experimentation in viticulture SAN FRANCISCO and NAPA, Calif., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bank of the West and Fruition Sciences today recognized the winner and two finalists of the Vintage Report Innovation Award Presented by Bank of the West for their demonstration of innovation and sustainability in viticulture. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120418/MM90603LOGO) Ridge Winery...

2014-01-21 08:28:27

Selected Wineries that Use Cork to be Provided with Range of Powerful Marketing Tools to Promote their Brands NAPA, Calif., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 100% Cork, the movement to educate wine drinkers and wine makers about the social, technical and environmental benefits of natural cork, is launching a new campaign to show all wineries how they can increase their revenues and market share by sealing their bottles with natural cork. (Logo:...

2014-01-18 23:01:00

The new wine tour packages by Empire Limousine for Amador county and Napa-Sonoma wine country. Wine tours will include lunch and information about wine making at the local wineries. (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 Empire Limousine, a Sacramento based limousine and bus company, is proud to announce its new custom wine tours to Amador county, El Dorado county, and Napa-Sonoma from Sacramento and the Bay-Area. The Sacramento wine tour packages will include exploring the famous wine regions and some...

2014-01-17 20:20:50

This Weekend's Showdown Goes Beyond the Stadium and Into the Vineyard SEATTLE, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After much deliberation over the stakes, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee and California Governor Jerry Brown today agreed to bet on Sunday's NFC Championship game between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers. The wager: A case of each state's award-winning wine. The announcement was made via Gov. Inslee's Twitter feed at 5:22 p.m. Both Washington...

2014-01-16 23:01:24

Global Limos announces the launch of their custom wine tours nationwide. Reservations will start early spring this year. (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Global Limos, a luxury ground transportation provider, is announcing the launch of custom wine tours to the major wine regions in the United States. Global Limos will be offering wine tours for the perfect vacation or just a weekend getaway option for those who want to taste some of the best wine that U.S. has to offer. The company's diverse...

2014-01-16 16:26:00

FAIRFIELD, Calif., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost 1 million square feet of commercial real estate space, some of which still has yet to be constructed, is being snapped up in Fairfield, California by businesses in the wine industry. The companies are Encore Glass, a customer-service focused wine bottle supplier, which recently moved its operations from Benicia, California, and Saxco International, LLC (Saxco), a leading provider of rigid packaging solutions to the wine, beer,...

2014-01-16 12:26:38

Anna de Codorniu Launches a New Look for a New Year BALTIMORE, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anna de Codorniu, Spain's leading sparkling wine, has an irresistible new look for its popular Brut and Brut Rose labels - as well as an inviting message for wine lovers: What are you Celebrating? Reminding us that every day is cause for celebration, Anna's chic packaging design launches nationally this month and reflects the brand's stylish image. To view the multimedia assets associated...

2014-01-15 23:21:41

Wine Tank Liquidation Allows U.S. and Canadian Wine Makers to Earmark More Dollars for Growth Bensenville, IL (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Aaron Equipment Company, a leading provider of new and used process equipment, is liquidating the storage tanks of a Canadian winery. The 68 food grade stainless steel tanks the company secured as part of this buyout now afford growing wineries in the United States and Canada a unique opportunity to score a great deal on quality pre-owned wine tanks. The...

2014-01-14 20:21:06

ST. HELENA, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Angelina E. Mondavi is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Winemaking as a result of her role as Winemaker/Co-Proprietor of Dark Matter Wines. After years of hard work and planning, we are thrilled to introduce you to joint venture, Dark Matter Wines. In conceiving Dark Matter Wines, we took inspiration from Classic European wine families where values and craftsmanship are passed down through...

2014-01-14 11:03:58

What goes into a great wine and what role does geology play? Wine experts use the word terroir to describe the myriad environmental influences, including climate, that go into growing winegrapes. Climate is arguably the most influential factor and it produces the most identifiable differences among wines. So how is climate change affecting wines globally? And how do other factors, such as the bedrock below the vineyard and the soil, produce subtle expressions in wine? Increasingly,...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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