Press Release Archive

Winners announced for 37th Annual San Francisco International Wine Competition

(August 8, 2017; San Francisco, Calif.)—Wine producers from around the world sent their best to San Francisco for the 37th Annual San Francisco International Wine Competition, held June 30 to July 2, 2017 at the Hotel Nikko. Long considered the largest and most influential international wine competition in the nation, this year’s competition received over […]

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Mi Sueño Winery: A Taste of the American Dream

(August 3, 2017; Napa Valley, Calif.)—The Spanish phrase, si se puede—yes, you can—signifies one’s ability to accomplish anything with passion, persistence and determination. Rolando and Lorena Herrera, owners of Napa Valley’s Mi Sueño Winery (Spanish for ‘My Dream’) live this motto. The inspirational tale of Mi Sueño is both a love story and the story of the […]

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Cliff Lede Vineyards announces new Backstage exhibit

(July 27, 2017; Yountville, Calif.)—Napa Valley-based Cliff Lede Vineyards, long known for its permanent collection of museum-quality art sculptures, announced today that its newest Backstage exhibit, “Icons of Rock and Roll,” is now open. The exhibit is on display in the winery’s by-appointment-only Backstage Tasting Lounge and features portraits of some of the most famous […]

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Cline Family Cellars introduces a modern look to its Lodi Old Vine Zinfandel

(June 12, 2017; Sonoma, Calif.)—Cline Family Cellars, the Sonoma-based winery owned and operated by Fred and Nancy Cline, unveiled a modern new label design for its Lodi Old Vine Zinfandel (SRP $10.99) in celebration of the winery’s 35th anniversary this year. Cline’s Old Vine Zinfandel from Lodi is a category leader and one of the […]

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Sonoma County-based Donelan Family Wines introduces two new tasting experiences

(June 8, 2017; Santa Rosa, Calif.)—The ultra-premium Sonoma-based Donelan Family Wines has launched two new intimate tasting experiences at its winery located in Santa Rosa. Donelan Family Wines has for years received fanfare for its portfolio of Rhône varietal wines from such vineyards as Obsidian and Kobler. In recent years, the offerings have expanded to […]

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Gamble Family Vineyards moves to Epic Wines & Spirits for California distribution

(June 8, 2017; Oakville, Calif.)—Napa Valley and Oakville-based Gamble Family Vineyards is pleased to announce the appointment of Epic Wines & Spirits as its exclusive distributor in California, effective today. Founded in 1995, Epic Wines & Spirits is a distributor of fine wine, spirits, and craft beer from around the world. Epic Wines & Spirits […]

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Donelan Family Wines—a Delicious Journey

We are really excited to introduce (or reintroduce) you to Donelan Family Wines, a family owned and operated winery out of Santa Rosa, California, whose mission to create distinct wines—Rhône varietals in particular—has been unwavering since its founding in 2009. The Donelans embrace what in our minds matters most to true wine lovers: great care […]

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Gamble Family Vineyards Hires Lauryn Bradley as California Sales Manager

(May 30, 2017; Oakville, Calif.)—Tom Gamble, owner of the Napa Valley-based Gamble Family Vineyards located in the Oakville AVA, is pleased to announce that Lauryn Bradley will join the winery as California Sales Manager. Bradley lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and will oversee Gamble’s sales and distribution throughout California. Bradley brings more than […]

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San Francisco World Spirits Competition announces winning brands

(May 15, 2017; San Francisco, Calif.)—The San Francisco World Spirits Competition, the nation’s largest and most important spirits competition, announced today the results of its 17th annual competition, held April 21 through 23 at Hotel Nikko in downtown San Francisco. Out of a record-breaking 2,252 entries from all corners of the world, the 43-member judging […]

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