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Fine Beverage Roundup: Week of November 15th-19th

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In addition to all the fine beverage news we posted on our blog this week, several other noteworthy things happened over the past few days. We have summarized them into a weekly roundup:

  • FDA Warning Letters Issues To Four Makers Of Caffeinated Alcoholic BeveragesFour Loko

    “The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today warned four companies that the caffeine added to their malt alcoholic beverages is an “unsafe food additive” and said that further action, including seizure of their products, is possible under federal law.”
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    1 comment 11.19.2010 |

    The Happening: Art and Wine Join at the Wailea Food and Wine Celebration on Maui


    Wailea Wine

    Sumptuous wines of the world and art come together in one fabulous fundraiser for Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center at the 4th annual Wailea Food and Wine Celebration under this year’s theme Li’ula i Wailea “twilight at Wailea”. This wine event is really like no other on Maui, a gathering of art appreciators and wine appreciators alike. This Friday step out on the lawns at Hotel Wailea and enjoy fine wines of the world along with some of the cuisine our top Maui chefs have to offer. The evening will also feature live entertainment and an auction of coveted art and wine travel packages.

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    1 comment 11.18.2010 |

    Sacre Bleu 2010 Concert Flyaway


    Sacre Bleu 2010 Concert Flyaway

    Mutineer has joined forces as an official sponsor for the Sacre Bleu 2010 Concert Flyaway with the amazing Sacre Bleu Wine, WineChannelTV, and Live Nation to make some very lucky concert-going fine beverage fans very happy. Beginning November 26, you will be able to register on Sacre Bleu’s website to win trips for two to select Live Nation concerts in the U.S. complete with VIP seating, airfare for two, hotel accommodations, and $500 to spend along the way. Registration for the Concert Flyaway concludes December 30th and winners will be announced January 5th. See the full post »

    Den Hoed- Emerging Winery with Big Backing


    De Hoed

    Recently, a handful of Washington State’s wine pioneers have converged on a single project; a new winery with familiar faces called Den Hoed. It should come as no surprise to learn that long time Washington wine mogul Allen Shoop is involved; the founder of Longshadows Vintners where he brings together several of the world’s leading winemakers, Shoop is no stranger to high profile collaboratives. Conspiring with Shoop on this project is Longshadows winemaker, and his own right hand man in a way, Gilles Nicault.
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    New Director of Wine Education Sonoma State University


    Ray Johnson of Sonoma State University

    Wine educator Ray Johnson has recently taken up the post of Director of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California. The Wine Business Institute focuses on the challenges of marketing and business in the wine industry. I recently attended a celebration commemorating the change at Balletto Vineyards in Santa Rosa. Faculty, students and alumni alike were gathered on the Balletto patio at sunset for sipping pinot noir, mingling and a few words of thanks from the new director. See the full post »

    Celebrating The New With Craggy Range Wines


    Craggy Range

    Those in the know tend to talk about Old World wines with the sort of reverence and longing mostly seen in the 80’s, by teenage boys who had just watched the latest Madonna video. Words like Bordeaux and Barolo, Burgundy and Riesling Kabinett Prädikatswein send proverbial shivers down the spine. But while old is gold, there are plenty of reasons to make room for the new – especially when the ‘new’ we’re talking about is New Zealand.

    New Zealand is, in fact, new. It’s the youngest country on earth, the last to come out of the ocean – approximately 50 million years ago. It was also the last country to be settled by humans. We didn’t make our way to the tiny island until somewhere around 1300AD. Compare this to the 800,000th anniversary of human habitation in Brittany.

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    Event: Fall Festival of Wines at Sheraton Maui


    Fall Festival of Wines

    The Sheraton Maui Resort and Spa is hosting their third annual Fall Festival of Wines, starting at 7pm on Friday November 5, 2010. Each guest of the Fall Festival of Wines will receive a souvenir wine glass and be entered to win great door prizes from around Maui. There will also be a silent auction on site. Auction items include two night stays at the Sheraton Keauhou, Sheraton San Diego, and Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa. Other auction items and door prizes include certificates to Tropica, Pulehu, Kobe Steakhouse, Old Lahaina Luau, Hard Rock Café, UFO Parasailing, Ruth Chris Steakhouse, Cheeseburger in Paradise, Leilani’s, Maui Jim, The Spa at Black Rock, Flatbread Pizza Company, and Outback Steakhouse. See the full post »

    1 comment 11.04.2010 |

    2008 FREEDOM Wine To Benefit Military Families


    Singing Water Vineyards 2008 FREEDOM With Veterans Day right around the corner and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan still raging each night as we turn out our lights, it couldn’t come at a better time for a fine beverage company to show their support of our Armed Forces and their families. Singing Water Vineyards of Comfort, Texas has partnered up with The Fisher House Foundation to provide scholarships for military children by donating partial proceeds from the sales of their 2008 FREEDOM wine. A blend of Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot, 2008 FREEDOM has been aged in oak barrels for 24 months and is considered a premium red wine. See the full post »

    1 comment 10.22.2010 |

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