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Drinkable Art: From Wine to Art and Back Again

Posted by perle0 on 2006-06-13 11:07:37 (4170 views)

[Events]
[Sonoma]
Wine lovers who crave unique winery experiences as well as unique visual experiences can enjoy a special combination of wine, food, and art at the free "Drinkable Art" Open House featuring Artist-in-Residence Ken Schilling at the Huntington Wine Cellars Tasting Room located within the Front Street Wineries collective at 53 Front Street in Healdsburg, CA, on June 24 and 25, 2006, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

"Drinkable Art" incorporates the creation of a fine art piece by Schilling inspired by each varietal and vintage produced by Huntington Wine Cellars. The work of art will be created as a result of tasting each wine and then reproduced as part of the label to represent each vintage.

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Warehouse Fire Consumes $100 Million in Fine Wine

Posted by perle0 on 2005-10-16 01:35:44 (4478 views)

[News]
[California]
Tens of millions of dollars worth of vintage wine were believed to be destroyed by a relentless fire October 12 at a huge Vallejo, CA, warehouse that was considered one of the most secure places for wineries and individuals to store prized collections.

The three-alarm fire at Wines Central sent plumes of smoke more than 700 feet high that could be seen from miles and could not be controlled by firefighters because the Mare Island building -- which once housed Navy torpedoes -- had steel doors and 3-foot-thick concrete walls and a roof that could not be penetrated.

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Some CA Wineries Targets of Anti-Smog Measures

Posted by perle0 on 2005-10-16 01:35:37 (3903 views)

[News]
[California]
That glass of garnet-colored California merlot may caress the palate and delight the nose, but state officials say wineries also create a less agreeable byproduct: smog.

Now air-quality managers in California's San Joaquin Valley, where nearly two-thirds of domestic wine is produced, are cracking down. By year's end, local officials will propose the nation's first restrictions targeting pollution from winemaking.

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M.Y.O.B.

Posted by Claritacola on 2005-09-28 14:06:50 (3526 views)

[News]
[California]
Make your own bottles of wine (no vineyard required!) at San Francisco's CRUSHPAD, where a budding enologist can become the winemake of an entire barrel--from harvest to bottling.

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New and Only Tasting Room in Los Angeles Area of Sonoma Winery

Posted by italiano on 2005-08-08 22:55:12 (3861 views)

[Events]
[Russian River Valley]
There is a brand-new tasting room in the Los Angeles area--as a matter of fact, it's the only tasting room in Los Angeles.

The tasting room of the D'Argenzio Winery of the Russian River Valley in Sonoma County is located in Burbank, CA.

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Peachy Canyon Winery Events

Posted by perle0 on 2005-08-07 02:39:13 (5024 views)

[Events]
[Paso Robles]
Peachy Canyon Winery, located in Paso Robles, announces its events for August and September.

Jester Storytelling Festival
Sunday, August 21st, 2005
10am-5pm, $35
Be the First to Party with "Jester"

We're celebrating the release of "Jester", a fun new blend from the wizardry of winemaker Josh Beckett, by creating a memorable day of family entertainment that raises money for programs which support arts in the schools. Bring the family-- especially the little ones who get in free--spread out a blanket, and listen to performers weave their magic stories.

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Loose Goose Wine Festival in California's Santa Clarita Valley

Posted by perle0 on 2005-08-01 18:02:46 (4403 views)

[Events]
[California]
The Loose Goose Wine Festival will take place October 13-16 in the charming Santa Clarita Valley, gateway to the northern wine country. Located 35 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles, this picturesque backdrop will host an impressive gathering of 100 vineyards and more than 50 luxury-related vendors for four days of exquisite wine-tasting encounters. The festival promises to provide a unique, first-of-its-kind experience for festival-goers living locally or traveling to the region.

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Santa Monica Wine Tastings

Posted by perle0 on 2005-06-23 13:25:09 (4132 views)

[Events]
[California]
Lincoln logoThe Lincoln Steakhouse Americana in Santa Monica, CA, will be hosting a wine tasting the 3rd Tuesday of every month. Unfortunately, La Ventura will no longer be able to sponsor the wine dinner on July 19th; it will be rescheduled for te fall.

Another sponsor will be announced soon for the July dinner. Look for that here!

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Review: Paso Robles Wine Tasting

Posted by perle0 on 2005-03-14 02:32:53 (5187 views)

[Editorial]
[Paso Robles]
Eberle winemakers pour up tastes.On March 9, 2005, the Paso Robles Vintners and Growers Association held a wine tasting at Morton's Steakhouse in New Orleans. The tasting began at 5:00 p.m., and lasted until 6:30. Thirty-two different wineries from the Paso Robles growing area of California participated, with over 100 wines available for tasting.

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Live the Movie "Sideways" with New Vacation Packages

Posted by perle0 on 2005-02-06 20:30:05 (3663 views)

[Events]
[California]
If you're planning a vacation to southern California (or would like to), your "Best Picture" may be the Sideways Movie Package at Wine Valley Inn. You can experience the Santa Ynez Valley as seen on the silver screen from $145/night (travel not included).

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