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WineFairy chats with Peter Anderson on Vermont Wine Classic; Mike McClure on Indian Creek '08 Pinot Noir; Carol Donovan on Cognac E-Learning; and with Jaki Palacio on Mondavi Discover Wine Tour

Segment-1: Wine Events - 13th Annual Stowe, Vermont, Wine & Food Classic Event at Trapp Family Lodge June 24-26 - Peter G. Anderson
 
01: Experience the Stowe Wine and Food Classic, northern New England's premiere wine and food event running from June 24th through the 26th. This year's event features an incredible lineup of celebrity chefs and featured wineries held at the picturesque Trapp Family Lodge featuring wine tastings, a wine pairing dinner, wine seminars and auction. Headline wineries include Joseph Davis Owner/Winemaker, Arcadian Winery, Solvang, California and David O'Reilly of Owen Roe Winery, St. Paul, Oregon. The Stowe Wine and Food Classic is coordinated by Stowe Charities, Inc., Peter G. Anderson, President, to benefit Copley Hospital, Lamoille County's non-profit community hospital.

 

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Segment-2: Wine Education - Indian Creek Winery '08 Pinot Noir wins Gold in Blind Tasting of 'PNW' Pinot Noirs - Mike McClure
 
02: Indian Creek Winery's 2008 Pinot Noir received a Gold, Outstanding and Best Buy in Wine Press Northwest's Spring edition among a field of 170 Pacific Northwest Pinot Noirs. Family-owned and operated, Indian Creek Winery has been crafting premium wines in the heart of Idaho's Snake River Valley appellation since 1982. Second generation, Tammy Stowe-McClure and husband, Mike, stepped on board in 2005 to help continue the success of this growing winery. All the hard work has been paying off, taking home gold medals from several wine competitions as well as being honored "IdahoWinery of the Year" in Wine Press Northwest's Spring '08 Edition.

 

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Segment-3: Wine Education - Experience Cognac E-Learning Platform Educates Bartenders and Mixologists Across the U.S. - Carol Donovan
 
03: Three bartenders from across the U.S. won the Experience Cognac quiz and essay contest, which ran on Cognac's new E-learning platform. Carol Donovan, a mixologist and consultant in Chicago and the owner of Intoxicatingly Fun Cocktails (she is Secretary of the Illinois Chapter of the United States Bartender's Guild), won the First Place prize, an all-expenses paid spot in the 2012 International Cognac Summit, which brings together top mixologists from all over the world in Cognac, France every January. The contest involved a 2-part quiz online. Part 1 of the quiz included 20 Q&A's about Cognac, and Part 2 (upon passing Part 1) included 6 short personal essay questions. Cognac is a European Union designated Geographical Indication product and is produced in a delimited region of France.

 

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Segment-4: Wine Events - LA WineFest is 5th Stop of Robert Mondavi Discover Wine Tour - Jaki Palacio
 
04: Are you ready for the largest annual consumer wine event in Los Angeles?! Then join us for the 6th Annual L.A. WineFest on Saturday and Sunday, June 11-12 at the historic 'Raleigh Studios' in Hollywood. Come see Grand Cru Sponsor 'Robert Mondavi Discover Wine Tour' and sample from hundreds of other fantastic wineries and food purveyors. Jaki Palacio is Robert Mondavi Discover Wine Tour Ambassador and Robert Mondavi Private Selection National Marketing Manager. For special ticket pricing go to VinVillage.com.

 

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  Sat-June 11th  ~or~  Sun-June 12th


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