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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Author Archive: Wine Institute

SF wine school offers formal credential

San Francisco Wine School is offering the first and only formal credential relating to California wines to shape a new generation of industry-leading California wine experts: the California Wine Appellation Specialist (CWAS) Program. Nick Frey, former president of Sonoma County Winegrowers, is very supportive. “By delving into the diversity of climates, soils and topography,” explained […]

Winter wine adventures are a perfect getaway

Heading to the slopes this winter? Although a glass of California wine by the fire is blissful after a day of skiing or snowboarding, why not also experience the places where that wine is made? Many winter resort enthusiasts in California add to their adventures by pairing a wine country day trip with their getaway. […]

Wine adventures for an incredible experience

So, you’ve found the perfect partner for this lovely time of year and want to create an unforgettable romantic experience. California’s wine regions have everything needed for a great time. Whether you’re a long-time couple or enjoying that first spark, there’s no better place to dial up the romance. From fun getaways and events to […]

Ideal growing season assures outstanding 2012 vintage

2012 California wine harvest report SAN FRANCISCO — The 2012 California wine grape harvest yielded generous amounts of high quality fruit, and winemakers across the state are describing this year’s vintage as “excellent,” “outstanding” and “ideal.” “The 2012 vintage will offer consumers in our growing national and international markets fantastic choices,” said Robert P. (Bobby) […]

Celebrate California wine month with a tour

The Wine Institute has launched a new California Wines Road Trip video at that is a virtual tour of California’s scenic wine regions and iconic landmarks. It’s designed to inspire viewers to take advantage of dozens of special events, activities and offers to help celebrate California Wine Month in September. Consumer tastings in Los […]

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