Press Release Archive

Jeremiah Timm has joined Frank Family Vineyards as Assistant Winemaker

(October 3, 2017; Calistoga, Calif.)—Rich and Leslie Frank, owners of Frank Family Vineyards, along with Winemaker and General Manager Todd Graff, are pleased to announce that Jeremiah Timm has joined the winery as assistant winemaker. In his new role at Frank Family Vineyards, Timm will work closely alongside Todd Graff to craft the winery’s diverse […]

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Dierberg and Star Lane Vineyards introduce CCL, a line of reserve Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noirs from Santa Barbara County

(October 2, 2017—Lompoc, Calif.)—Jim and Mary Dierberg, owners of the Dierberg and Star Lane Vineyards, are dedicated to producing estate-grown wines from Santa Barbara County. The Dierberg family is proud to announce the debut of CCL, a reserve tier of wines showcasing each vineyard’s most outstanding blocks. The initial release includes the 2014 “Steven” Pinot […]

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Frank Family Vineyards offers new tasting, “The Elevated Experience,” featuring cheese and charcuterie from Ottimo

Frank Family Vineyards offers new tasting, “The Elevated Experience,” featuring cheese and charcuterie from Ottimo (September 8, 2017; Calistoga, Calif.)—Frank Family Vineyards has launched its first ever tasting room food and wine pairing experience in an exclusive partnership with renowned Napa Valley chef Michael Chiarello. “The Elevated Experience” pairs five limited-production reserve wines with a […]

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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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