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CALAVERAS UNCORKED – Cool Trends in Wine and Calaveras

At the beginning of each new year, we are inundated with New Year’s resolutions and trend reports from paint colors to hemlines. Even wine has its trends, and surprisingly enough, I found quite a few predictions for 2017 online from the top wine sales report sites. Here are just a few of the highlights I […]

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Calaveras Uncorked: Tasting rooms also hop in the winter

As published in the Sierra Lodestar and Calaveras Enterprise. I’m not sure if it’s the beauty of the foothills, the abundance of recreational opportunities or the people who are grateful to live here, but Calaveras County seems to have one of the most active wine regions in California. You might think the months following Christmas and […]

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Presidents’ Day Wine Weekend is Coming!

The 21st annual Presidents’ Day Wine Weekend sponsored by the Calaveras Winegrape Alliance (CWA) will take place Saturday February 18th and Sunday February 19th. Presidents’ Wine Weekend is an opportunity for wine lovers to taste their way thru Calaveras County by purchasing a $25 commemorative glass and visiting over 22 participating wineries and tasting rooms while […]

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Holiday Festival of Wines

Kick off the holidays with us on Friday through Sunday, December 2-4, as we gather on Murphys’ Main Street for wine tasting, music, small bites and big sales! The festivities begin on Friday from 5-8 pm and continue on Saturday and Sunday 11-5 pm. Special offerings by member wineries are as follows: Tanner Vineyards – At […]

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Calaveras Wine Industry Interviews

Over the course of the next few months we will be introducing you to the key players in the Calaveras Wine Industry. These are Wine Industry professionals (like Winemaker Ryan Teeter in the interview below), and supporters (such as Brian Goss, owner of the Murphys Historic Hotel). We are certain you have seen a few of these […]

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Jazz Cellars

Jazz Cellars is focused on producing rich and complex hand-crafted wines for those that enjoy great food, great company, great music and, of course, great wine. Our goal is to produce the best single varietal, single vineyard wines available, with a focus on Rhone-style wines, Zinfandel, and Pinot Noir. With an emphasis on producing great […]

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Vineyard Concepts Goes Sustainable!

Congratulations to Steve Collum of Vineyard Concepts for certification of nine vineyards in Calaveras County! “As a Vineyard Management company, we make a big impact on the earth. What we do in the vineyard can impact the biodiversity and ecosystems all around us. So we have always practiced sustainable techniques to make sure that we […]

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Beat the Heat

Dive into Calaveras Wine Country this August! Our wines have been making a splash, so join us before Summer is over and taste the vintages everyone has been raving about. Purchase a glass by visiting us in down-town Murphys or at one of our picturesque vineyards and Beat the Heat in the shade of the […]

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Wines of the World – June 9th

Wines of the World, June 9th at the Historic Murphys Hotel, 5:30pm Judy Creighton, of Calaveras Cheese Lady, will present cheese with award winning wines from the 2016 Professional Wine Competition at the Calaveras County Fair. Wines of the World is an integral part of the wine associations educational program. Cost for CWA members is $20 […]

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Wines of the World – May 12

  Calaveras Chronicle recently hosted their second annual Wild Red Showdown. The event featured over 20 of the best reds of Calaveras. May 12th we invite you to join us to taste the top 7 wines chosen by your peers! Do you agree? Are these the best reds of Calaveras? How will your favorite hold […]

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Tipsy Frog Wine Bar

The Tipsy Frog is owned, operated and staffed by Copperopolis residents who believe in sharing and promoting the beauty of Calaveras County with locals and visitors alike.  From the clear blue waters of Lake Tulloch to the incredible vineyards around Murphys and the majestic foothills and mountains that surround us, we live in a magical […]

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Social Media Workshop 3/31

Free to CWA Members with a $10 donation to the Murphys Creek Theatre Workshop Description: Lucky number 7.  It’s a common practice in traditional marketing to have your business offering displayed to your potential buyer 7 times before they purchase. How does the rule of 7 apply to Social Media when interest targeting is so […]

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Adult Wine Camp

Finally there is a spring/summer camp for adults right here in Calaveras County and it’s all about wine. This fantastic Wine Camp package will cover everything about wine, from the vine to the bottle. Wine Campers participate in hands-on learning experiences in the vineyards and wine cellars, working with winery owners and winemakers and will […]

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Presidents’ Wine Weekend

February 13-14, 2016 – President’s Wine Weekend – The Calaveras Winegrape Alliance presents the 20th annual Presidents’ Wine Weekend at all 23 CWA wineries from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. This is a great opportunity to sample the fine wines of Calaveras, celebrate with friends old and new, and take advantage of special discounts. With […]

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24th Annual Calaveras Grape Stomp, Oct 7, 2017

The Calaveras Grape Stomp, held in conjunction with the Gold Rush Street Faire, is a unique, fun-filled day for the whole family. The 23rd Annual Calaveras Grape Stomp was a great success, thank you to all our volunteers and participants. We look forward to seeing you for the 24th Annual Calaveras Grape Stomp on October […]

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Wines of the World, Loire Valley

This month Lindsay Gwin will present the wines of the Loire, also known as “the garden of France”. The evening will provide in-depth information on the history, climate, soils, winemaking and varietals of the region. We will be tasting through classic examples of sparkling and still Loire wines including Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Franc, […]

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Wines of the World – Sonoma County

  RICHES OF SONOMA COUNTY WINES We’ll explore one of the most diverse wine regions as well as one with plenty of history. Having planted grapes in the early 1800s, some of the oldest vineyards in the state are here and still producing exceptional wines. We will also look at newer regions on the cutting […]

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2015 Wine Awards & Accolades

2015 Wine Awards & Accolades for Calaveras County Compiled from the following sources: Calaveras County Fair California State Fair Justwinepoints.com Los Angeles International Wine Competition Riverside International Wine Competition San Diego Winemakers Challenge San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Sunset International Wine Competition Wine Enthusiast Buying Guide Wine Spectator Magazine 2015 Calaveras-Wine-Awards

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