Stomp Then Stay

Remember that time you came to our Grape Stomp Festival and you had the most amazing time and at the end of the night you thought to yourself, “I wish I didn’t have to leave.” Well, good news: now you don’t have to!  We are pleased to tell you about…

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Francis Ford Coppola Winery

Francis Ford Coppola Winery offers a variety of educational winery experiences specifically designed to engage everyone from the seasoned wine aficionados to novice tasters. From the ever-changing Wine Tasting Flights to the behind-the-scenes Bottling Ballet Mécanique tour and Tasting in the Dark, where blindfolded guests explore how flavors and aromas…

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Good Reads Wednesday

Every Wednesday I post my recommendations of the best of last week’s postings concerning wine, whether blogs or news.  I list them in the order I read them, so you shouldn’t infer anything about the order in which I list these posts. The 4 Key Trends in the Wine Industry…

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Wedding Trends for Fall

Black tie, an English garden, Gatsby-chic, farm-to-table and neon.  What do all of these things have in common?  They are all fall 2013 wedding trends!  And, move over cupcakes and dessert tables, because the statement cake is back! Wedding trends are ever changing, from year to year and from season…

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Savannah-Chanelle Vineyards

This estate vineyard sits on 58 acres, 8 acres cultivated to 5 varietals. Take a stroll on the property and see the vineyards, villa and mountain views. We are open 11 to 5pm daily for winetasting in our 1912 Redwood Tasting Room. We produce about 5,000 cases a year with…

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The Wine Glass

by Jeff Miller of Artisan Family of Wines (Seven Artisans, Sly Dog Cellars, Red Côte) A quick update on our quixotic effort to open a winery and tasting room:  We got our federal bond a few months ago.  Last week we got our California winery permit.  I’m told we’re going to be good…

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Happy Hour

Picture it: you’ve had a long, rough day.  The only thing coming between your office woes and the serenity of home is a grueling commute.  Do yourself a favor – exit the freeway, call a friend or your dear one to meet you, drive about 6 miles inland (by way…

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A Match Made at Ponte

Who doesn’t love a good sale?  Who doesn’t love wine?  And when you combine the two, well, the combination is just flawless.  The lucky recipients of such wine sales happen to be Ponte Wine Club Members, who enjoy 30% off specially selected wines each and every month.  This September they…

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Fall Wine Cornucopia

Now in its 9th year of relaxing fun, the Fall Wine Cornucopia pairs the wineries of the San Joaquin Valley with food delicacies grown and produced in Valley fields and orchards, together with exhibits of local artists, music and more! As the regional celebration, producers from Stockton to Bakersfield invite…

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