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Stags Leap District’s Vineyard to Vintner Weekend

Stags Leap District’s Vineyard to Vintner Weekend

Each year, member wineries of the Stags Leap District Winegrowers open their doors for one weekend to give visitors exclusive access to their wines, their vineyards and the people behind this iconic wine region. ‘Vineyard to Vintner’ is a weekend of intimate opportunities to taste world renowned Cabernets while mingling with winery owners and winemakers. […]

By April 28, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Vine Connections Now Importing Casarena and New Brand Areyna by Casarena

Vine Connections Now Importing Casarena and New Brand Areyna by Casarena

(SAUSALITO, CA) April, 2017 – Vine Connections, the fine wine importer and marketer of appellation-based California and South American wines and Japanese sake, is pleased to announce that it is now importing Argentine winery Casarena into the United States. Vine Connections is also launching Areyna, a new estate-grown, sub-twenty-dollar brand that was recently developed by […]

Viña Aresti Invests In U.S. Market

Viña Aresti Invests In U.S. Market

Chilean Wine Company Appoints New Importer, Announces Robust 2017 Marketing Plan NEW YORK, NY (April 26, 2017)—Viña Aresti announces a new way forward for its premium wines in the American market this year. The family-owned winery has recently launched a comprehensive marketing plan that includes public relations, advertising, distributor programming and a new importer partnership […]

Dry Creek Valley Launches Exclusive “Winemakers in Conversation” Event Series

Dry Creek Valley Launches Exclusive “Winemakers in Conversation” Event Series

Tickets Go On Sale Today for New Seminar Series Featuring Expert Winemakers in Conversation with Chef John Ash, Virginie Boone and Esther Mobley HEALDSBURG, Calif. (April 27, 2017)—Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley will follow up their 28th annual Passport event with the launch of a new event series called “Winemakers in Conversation.” The series is […]

Dry Creek Vineyard Awarded U.S. Patent for Wine Cork Closures with Sustainable Sourcing Information

Dry Creek Vineyard Awarded U.S. Patent for Wine Cork Closures with Sustainable Sourcing Information

HEALDSBURG, Calif. – APRIL 27, 2017 – Dry Creek Vineyard announced the issuance of U.S. Patent No. D779,938, related to the design of printed sustainable sourcing information on its wine cork closures. This is the first patent issued to Dry Creek Vineyard, which is celebrating 45 years of family winemaking in Sonoma County, California. The […]

Details Announced Around Winesong, Mendocino’s Premier Food and Wine Event & Charity Auction, Sept. 8-9, 2017

Details Announced Around Winesong, Mendocino’s Premier Food and Wine Event & Charity Auction, Sept. 8-9, 2017

Nils Venge of Saddleback Cellars Named 2017 Honored Vintner; Wine Writer Dan Berger & Photographer George Rose Honored as Auction Chairs; Rebecca Johnson Named 2017 Artist of the Year FORT BRAGG, CA – (April 26, 2017) – Tickets are now on sale for the 33rd Annual Winesong event — a spectacular weekend of award winning […]

Walt to Hosts Inaurgural “1,000 Miles of Pinot” Party

Walt to Hosts Inaurgural “1,000 Miles of Pinot” Party

Pinot House to offer tasting of entire 2015 portfolio and preview unreleased wines SONOMA, CA (April 2017) – WALT Wines, one of the leading Pinot Noir producers in Sonoma County, has announced the date for its inaugural 1,000 Miles of Pinot Party. The event will be held on Saturday, May 13th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at […]

By April 26, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
California Cool Meets Winemaking Perfection in Champagne Pommery’s Freshest Sparkling Wine

California Cool Meets Winemaking Perfection in Champagne Pommery’s Freshest Sparkling Wine

Champagne Pommery’s launch of Louis Pommery is rooted in tradition and symbolizes the best of sophisticated French winemaking combined with California style and innovation (April, 2017-New York, NY) – Louis Pommery is redefining California cool and is set to become a game changer in the California sparkling wine category this spring. With a rich legacy in […]

More Than 90 Napa Valley Restaurants Recognized for Outstanding Local Wine Selections

More Than 90 Napa Valley Restaurants Recognized for Outstanding Local Wine Selections

Napa Valley Vintners announces 2017 Wine List Awards recipients at spring membership meeting 4/25/2017 – St. Helena, CA – More than 90 Napa Valley restaurants have been recognized by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association for having wine lists that highlight local producers. The NVV’s Wine List Awards Program, started in 2013 with […]

Seismic Shift at Big Basin Vineyards: “At the Time, I Didn’t Get the Hype Around Burgundy”

Seismic Shift at Big Basin Vineyards: “At the Time, I Didn’t Get the Hype Around Burgundy”

by Laura Ness Owner/Winegrower Bradley Brown of Big Basin Vineyards has been on a long, tumultuous journey as a self-taught winemaker in the middle of an appellation best-known for its eccentric, self-made legends. In that, he has good company, to wit, David Bruce, Jeff Emery, Tony Craig, Jeffrey Patterson and Ryan Beauregard, to name a […]

By April 25, 2017 1 Comments Read More →
KQED’s Check, Please! Bay Area Taste & Sip Event Is Bigger Than Ever

KQED’s Check, Please! Bay Area Taste & Sip Event Is Bigger Than Ever

San Francisco, CA, April 25, 2017— KQED’s popular Check, Please! Bay Area Taste & Sip food and wine tasting will be held Tuesday, May 23, 2017, from 6:30 to 9pm at the San Francisco Design Center Galleria. Sample mouthwatering bites from nearly 50 Check, Please! Bay Area–reviewed restaurants; sip wines from around the world; and enjoy specialty cocktails while listening to […]

By April 25, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Trivento Releases “White Orchid” a New and Different Torrontes-based Blend

Trivento Releases “White Orchid” a New and Different Torrontes-based Blend

New York, NY, 4.25.17: Trivento, a leading estate in Mendoza, Argentina, and U.S. importer Excelsior Wines, North America’s largest importer of South American wines, announce the spring release of “White Orchid,” an innovative Torrontes blend. With an approximate retail price of $11, Trivento White Orchid Reserve Torrontes 2016 rounds out Argentina’s flagship white grape with […]

Fetzer Vineyards’ Hard-Working Worms Save Energy, Regenerate Water & Win Over Fans This Earth Day

Fetzer Vineyards’ Hard-Working Worms Save Energy, Regenerate Water & Win Over Fans This Earth Day

MENDOCINO COUNTY, April 21, 2017 — This Earth Day, sustainability pioneer Fetzer Vineyards announces completion of its revolutionary BIDA® wastewater treatment system, which relies on billions of worms to clean up the winery’s process water. The California vintner’s worms — which work in tandem with microbes to digest contaminants in greywater — are at the […]

Petroni Vineyards Grows from Humble Roots to Become the Ultimate Sonoma Wine Destination

Petroni Vineyards Grows from Humble Roots to Become the Ultimate Sonoma Wine Destination

Sonoma, CA (April 2017) — Petroni Vineyards successfully transitions from a family hobby winery to a boutique luxury winery in the renowned Moon Mountain AVA of Sonoma wine country. Petroni Vineyards’ founder Lorenzo Petroni dreamed of becoming the first California vintner to grow the prized Sangiovese Grosso clone to produce a Brunello-style wine in the […]

Gloria Ferrer Introduces Non-Vintage Sparkling Rosé

Gloria Ferrer Introduces Non-Vintage Sparkling Rosé

New wine joins fastest growing segment of sparkling category  Sonoma, CA (April 20, 2017) — Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards, Sonoma Carneros’ original sparkling wine house, is adding a non-vintage sparkling Brut Rosé to its prestigious line-up.  Made from Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes from Gloria Ferrer’s 340-acre estate in the esteemed Carneros region of […]