Mendocino Wine Co. Acquires OFFbeat

Mendocino Wine Company Acquires OFFbeat Brands Portfolio of Lifestyle Wines Mike Kenton, OFFbeat Brands creator to Join Mendocino Wine Co. June 30, 2016 (Ukiah, CA) – Mendocino Wine Company, owners of Parducci® Wine Cellars, Mendocino’s longest running winery, has purchased the fast-growing, innovative wine portfolio of OFFbeat Brands. Zin-Phomaniac, Tie-Dye, Jellybean and Slices Sangria, join…

Warren Winiarski sponsors anniversary event

Warren Winiarski featured in Judgment of Paris 40th Anniversary Celebrations FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Paul Wagner Balzac Communications Phone: 707-255-7667 Email: pwagner@balzac.com Warren Winiarski featured in Judgment of Paris 40th Anniversary Celebrations National and regional events highlight the occasion  Napa, CA (May 24, 2016) –  Napa Valley winemaker Warren Winiarski, who made the Cabernet Sauvignon that…

FurmintUSA Creates a Buzz

FurmintUSA Creates a Buzz with U.S. Marketing Blitz and Bi-Coastal Promotional Tour For Immediate Release Contact: Michael Wangbickler Balzac Communications & Marketing Phone: 707-255-7667 Email: mwangbickler@balzac.om  (Budapest, Hungary – June 1, 2016) – FurmintUSA conducted a marketing blitz through March and April in New York City, Washington, D.C., San Francisco and Los Angeles, showcasing Hungary’s…

THREE PASS MASTER EXAM FOR COURT OF MASTER SOMMELIERS

COURT OF MASTER SOMMELIERS, AMERICAS WELCOMES THREE NEW MASTERS TO ITS PRESTIGIOUS RANKS Michael Wangbickler, CEO Balzac Communications & Marketing mwangbickler@balzac.com Kathleen Lewis, Executive Director Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas klewis@mastersommeliers.org COURT OF MASTER SOMMELIERS, AMERICAS WELCOMES THREE NEW MASTERS TO ITS PRESTIGIOUS RANKS David Keck, Kyungmoon Kim, and Jim Rollston Named Master Sommeliers ASPEN,…

Carpene Malvolti

Carpenè Malvolti Raises Bar for Quality with Release of PVXINVM FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Emma Thomas Balzac Communications & Marketing ethomas@balzac.com (707) 255-7667 Carpenè Malvolti Raises Bar for Quality with Release of PVXINVM Ancient vine Prosecco pays homage to its history in the region Conegliano, Italy (April 28, 2016) – Carpenè Malvolti, the first company…

Mendelson publishes “Appellation Napa Valley”

Mendelson’s Book “Appellation Napa Valley” Offers an Inside Look at America’s Most Famous Wine Region For Immediate Release April 25, 2016 Contact: Paul Wagner/Ema Ripley Balzac Communications & Marketing Phone: 707-255-7667 Email: pwagner@balzac.com/eripley@balzac.com Napa, California – Richard Mendelson, the leading expert on appellation and wine law in the USA, has released “Appellation Napa Valley –…

Pure TIn sponsors Somm session

Pure Tin Label Sponsors Sommelier Training at the 2016 CIA Sommelier Summit and the Napa Valley Wine Academy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 13, 2016 Contact: Michael Wangbickler Balzac Communications & Marketing Phone:            707-255-7667 Email: mwangbickler@balzac.com Pure Tin Label Sponsors Sommelier Training at the 2016 CIA Sommelier Summit and the Napa Valley Wine Academy (Napa, CA)…

Balzac Communications & Marketing Hires Wine Industry Veteran Mark Feinberg

Balzac Communications & Marketing Hires Wine Industry Veteran Mark Feinberg FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Michael Wangbickler Balzac Communications Phone: 707-255-7667 Email: mwangbickler@balzac.com     Balzac Communications & Marketing Hires Wine Industry Veteran Mark Feinberg   Napa, CA (April 4, 2016) – Balzac Communications & Marketing is proud to announce that Mark Feinberg is joining its team…

Wente Family Estates and Murrieta’s Well Showcase Wines at 9th Annual Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival

Wente Family Estates and Murrieta’s Well Showcase Wines at 9th Annual Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Information: Wente Vineyards: Tiffany Van Gorder, tvangorder@balzac.com Murrieta’s Well: Emma Thomas, ethomas@balzac.com Balzac Communications & Marketing (707) 255-7667   Wente Family Estates and Murrieta’s Well Showcase Wines at 9th Annual Pebble Beach Food &…

#LakeCountyRising Charity Wine Auction raises more than $150,000 for Valley Fire Relief

#LakeCountyRising Charity Wine Auction raises more than $150,000 for Valley Fire Relief   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Paul Wagner Balzac Communications & Marketing (707) 255-7667 pwagner@balzac.com   #LakeCountyRising Charity Wine Auction raises more than $150,000 for Valley Fire Relief St. Helena, CA (March 22, 2016) – Lake, Napa and surrounding county residents joined #LakeCountyRising to…

Thompson, Beckstoffer and Hatton to Lead #LakeCountyRising Charity Wine Auction

Thompson, Beckstoffer and Hatton to Lead #LakeCountyRising Charity Wine Auction     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2016   Contact:    Paul Wagner Balzac Communications & Marketing Phone:      707-255-7667 Email:        pwagner@balzac.com Thompson, Beckstoffer and Hatton to Lead #LakeCountyRising Charity Wine Auction Sunday, March 20, 2016 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Culinary Institute of America – Greystone…

New Video Features Master Sommelier Tim Gaiser with A Key Tip for Aspiring Sommeliers

New Video Features Master Sommelier Tim Gaiser with A Key Tip for Aspiring Sommeliers For Immediate Release  February 2, 2016   Contact: Michael Wangbickler Balzac Communications & Marketing Phone:            707-255-7667 Email: mwangbickler@balzac.com     New Video Features Master Sommelier Tim Gaiser with A Key Tip for Aspiring Sommeliers Pure Tin Mark of Distinction Campaign  …