The “Mionetto Cocktail Challenge” presented by Food & Wine

Call for Submissions: 2nd Annual “Mionetto Cocktail Challenge”

Mionetto Prosecco USA, has put out a call for submissions, for its second annual ‘Mionetto Cocktail Challenge.’ Working in partnership with Food & Wine, contestants across the country will be able to submit an original ...
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Value Springtime Rosé Wines

Whispering Angel 2016 From Cotes de Provence, Provence, France. This continually produced rosé reigns supreme with the masses and is available to the masses, from restaurant wine lists to your local wine shop and everywhere ...
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Jordan Vineyard & Winery Debuts First Jordan Cuvée by Champagne AR Lenoble

Jordan Vineyard & Winery announces the official launch of its first Jordan Cuvée, 100 percent produced by Champagne AR Lenoble, owned and operated by the Malassagne family in the Champagne region of France. The Jordan Cuv...
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Mercer Sauvignon Blanc

Mercer Wine Estates of Eastern Washington State

Mercer Wine Estates of Eastern Washington has an agricultural history that dates back to the turn of the century beginning with sheep herding in the early 1900s. Some forty years later cattle, and dryland wheat production is in...
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ZAP

ZAP – Zinfandel Advocates & Producers to host South Florida Zinfandel Tasting

The Association of Zinfandel Advocates & Producers (ZAP) is a not-for-profit, membership based educational 501(c)(3) corporation. ZAP’s mission is to advance public knowledge of and appreciation for American Zinfandel and...
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SommCon® is seeking speakers for November 2017 conference

SommCon® , Southern California’s leading conference and educational summit for wine, beer and spirit industry professionals and serious enthusiasts is currently seeking qualified speakers for the 2017 educational progra...
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Murrieta's Well The Spur

Murrieta’s Well Estate Blends

Luis Mel, a French emigrant traveled to the western United States in the 1870’s, [he] sought a place to make wines that would rival the great French Crus. Mel found the ideal home in the Livermore Valley. The vineyard was st...
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Champagne Taittinger

Champagne Taittinger

Champagne Taittinger is one of the few remaining family owned and operated Champagne houses. The firm is distinguished for its extensive vineyard holdings of 752 acres, including prestigious Grand Cru vineyards in the Côte des...
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Stemmari Wine

Summer Wines from Stemmari

In homage to Sicilian tradition and with great respect towards the natural environment, the Stemmari winery has been built following the traditional Sicilian rural building with courtyard known as the “baglio”. Ste...
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Red Hot Summer Wines

Red Hot Summer Wines

While it’s easier to sip Red wine siblings, Rosé and White during the summer months, Red is not to be cast aside as it definitely has its place, be it with a grilled ribeye, on the beach in New England at sunset, at a su...
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A Bouquet of Rosés for Summer

With summer comes an ease of life, vacations, shorter work weeks, lighter meals, beach time and rosé wine. Rosé has been creeping up the mass appeal ladder for some time now. No longer confused with its nemesis White Zinfand...
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La Nuit en Rosé Miami

GIVEAWAY: Enter to win tickets to La Nuit en Rosé Miami

This giveaway is closed. Congratulations to Melissa, winner of the ticket giveaway  La Nuit en Rosé returns to Miami for its second year, bringing exciting new events from March 4-6, 2016 to the waterfront poolside area a...
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Conundrum's 25th Anniversary Celebration

Conundrum Wine Celebrates its 25th Anniversary

“It all began at the dinner table. Charlie Wagner Sr., who co-founded Caymus Vineyards in 1972 with his wife, Lorna, and son, Chuck, would mix wines to find the perfect glass to pair with his meal. No one blended wines ba...
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Champagne, Cava & Prosecco for Valentine's Day

Champagne, Cava and Prosecco for Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day four short days away we’ve put together a list of four crowd pleasing sparkling Rosé wines representing the old world, starting with with affordable Italian Prosecco, and Spanish Cava, and fin...
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Franciacorta - Italian Sparkling Wine

Champagne Alternative: Italy’s Franciacorta Sparkling Wine

Franciacorta is a region in the Province of Brescia in Lombardy, Italy. Franciacorta is also the regions namesake sparkling wine with a DOCG status. Franciacorta wines are made using the méthode champenoise style;...
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Cakebread Cellars Wine Dinner at Boca Landing, at Waterstone Resort & Marina

Waterstone Resort & Marina, Boca Raton has paired with Cakebread Cellars for a special vintner’s dinner on Tuesday, January 19th where guests will enjoy five courses paired with some of Cakebread’s most coveted vintages...
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Valentine Wines: What Wines to Serve When Entertaining on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day isn’t just for +1′s and falling on a Sunday this year makes it prime to celebrate [all weekend] with a gaggle of people you luv. When planning a gathering of six or more details become more inv...
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Miner Family Wines

Miner Family Wines

Miner Family Wines History In 1993 following a number of years spent working in the software industry, Dave Miner got his start as President of Oakville Ranch Vineyards, owned by his late uncle, Robert Miner. Having spent years...
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ROBERT MONDAVI WINES

Robert Mondavi Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon

Robert Mondavi established his namesake winery in 1966 with a vision to create Napa Valley wines that would stand in the company of the world’s finest. He chose To Kalon Vineyard in the heart of the Napa Valley as the home fo...
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Franciscan Estate Wines

Franciscan Estate Napa Valley Wines

For over 35 years there has been a select group of winemakers in the Napa Valley who have been pioneering the craft of fine winemaking. One of the founding members of this lineage established pristine vineyards in Oakville, and...
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Rutini Wines of Argentina

The Rutini family winemaking tradition began in the early 19th century in Le Marche, Italy, when Francisco Rutini started making wines for the inhabitants of his native town, Ascoli Piceno. Thereafter, his only son Felipe Rutin...
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Anna de Codorniu Brut NV

Every Day Sparkling Wines

  Anna de Codorniu Brut NV The Codorníu winery dates back to 1551 and has become recognized for producing some of Spain’s finest wines. The heiress of Codorníu, Anna, married winemaker Miquel Raventós in 1659, but she...
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True Grit Reserve Wines

Parducci True Grit Reserve Wines

Parducci True Grit Reserve wines are a labor of love and passion through generations of the Thornhill family. A native Texan, Tim Thornhill’s philosophy of leaving things better than he found them led him across the country f...
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Mira Winery Unveils Luxury Collectors Series With Release of 2012 Hyde Vineyard Cabernet Franc

Mira Winery has released its luxury Collectors Series with the release of its Cabernet Franc from the acclaimed Hyde Vineyards in Napa Valley. Hyde Vineyards produces some of the most coveted grapes in Napa Valley, and has gai...
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Cairdean Estate Wines

Cairdean Estate Wines – Alternative White Wines

Cairdean is Scottish Gaelic for friends, which reflects the Cairdean Estate belief that wine is meant to be shared by those held close to your heart. The Cairdean symbol is a representation of that belief with the four hearts...
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Gustavo Gonzalez MIRA Winery Winemaker Hosts Pairing Dinner at Farmer’s Table Boca Raton with DADA Delray Beach

On Tuesday, October 6th MIRA Winery will host the wine pairings for our Guest Chef Supper series with DADA Delray Beach. MIRA winemaker Gustavo Gonzalez will be at the wine dinner presenting his wines. The dinner will be inclus...
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Wine Tasting and Book Signing with Karen MacNeil author of the Wine Bible in West Palm Beach and Coral Gables

The Wine Bible by  Karen MacNeil is an enlightening, comprehensive, and entertaining wine guide. Its second addition to be release in October 2015 is completely revised and updated with new chapters on every wine region in ...
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Pieropan Soave

Let’s talk Soave. Soave is a town in Italy’s Veneto region near Verona. Soave is also the name of a DOC and Superiore DOCG, Italy’s top wine demarcation. (Certification falls into three categories of strictnes...
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Sommcon™ Registration Open; An Educational Conference For Wine Industry Professionals And Enthusiasts

SommCon is a San Diego-based conference that features 50 educational seminars, certification opportunities, and tasting events November 18-21, 2015. The debut of SommCon  will be held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt. Designed to...
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HALL Winery

HALL Napa Valley’s Kathryn Hall Release Parties Slated for Napa, Chicago, Fort Lauderdale

HALL St. Helena has announced the date for three of its multi-city parties celebrating the release of its flagship Kathryn Hall Cabernet Sauvignon. This wine was recently rated 97+ pts. by Robert Parker. “2012 is one of t...
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