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WineFairy chats with Bonnie Graves and Jeffrey Best on Taste Of Beverly Hills; with Donnie Watts and Tony Rynders of Swiftwater Cellars; and with Lydia Mondavi on the Crush for Beauty Benefit Fashion Show

Segment-1: Wine-Wonkie-Super-Geekie Event Sommelier Entertains at Intersections of Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevards - Bonnie Graves

"Secrets From the Kitchen and Cellar chefs and master sommeliers will showcase the tricks of their trades" caught my attention, in addition to The Art of Mixing; Date Night an evening of good food, wine, music, and one-on-one time with master sommeliers and vintners; and The Art of Brunch where guests will enjoy free-flowing brunch cocktails, live gospel and jazz performances, a 50-foot grand table featuring the city's finest pastries and breads. The "Taste of Beverly Hills", presented by FOOD & WINE beverage program is designed by Event Sommelier Bonnie Graves to celebrate the talents and innovators within the culinary, wine, art, music, and design worlds, guests will enjoy food, beer, wine, cocktail tastings, and chef demos from Sep. 2-5.


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Segment-2: Labor Day Weekend 2010 Taste of Beverly Hills, presented by FOOD & WINE - Jeffrey Best

The Taste of Beverly Hills, presented by FOOD & WINE will take place 9.02.10 through 9.05.10 adjacent to the prestigious Beverly Hilton Hotel. In celebration of all things epicurean, this Los Angeles wine and food festival will showcase top chefs and restaurateurs from throughout the area and will recognize the diversity of neighborhoods that have shaped and inspired the Los Angeles culinary scene. Taste of Beverly Hills is being produced by Jeffrey Best of Best Events LA. Best will transform the space adjacent to the Beverly Hilton Hotel into a culinary haven at Wilshire and Santa Monica boulevards, just blocks from Rodeo Drive.


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Segment-3: Swiftwater Cellars Grand Opening in Suncadia 4-Season Resort Historic Cascade Mountain Roslyn, Washington - Donnie Watts and Tony Rynders

Swiftwater Cellars is nestled in the heart of the Cascade Mountains 80 miles east of Seattle in historic Cle Elum-Roslyn. Home to the former Coal Mine Number 9, it is Washington's ultimate destination winery featuring dining, golf, events and the fine amenities offered by Suncadia, a premier all-season resort. Swiftwater Cellars introduces two wine clubs which offer the unique combination of top wines from acclaimed consulting winemaker, Tony Rynders. The first release in September will include 2007 Proprietary Red and 2007 Syrah. Founded in 2007, Swiftwater Cellars is the culmination of the Watts family's 30 year dedication to top quality agriculture and desire to offer visitors a rich winery experience.



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Segment-4: Cosmetics and Folio Winemakers' Studio Crush for Beauty Benefit Fashion Show - Lydia Mondavi

'Justice Never Goes Out of Style' when it comes to sex trafficking and protecting battered women. On Friday, September 9th, 2010, 29 Cosmetics and Folio Winemakers' Studio invite you to an exclusive invite for the third annual Crush for Beauty event in breathtaking Napa Valley from 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm at the Folio Winemakers' Studio, 1285 Dealy Lane, Napa, CA. The event will support the Drop Dead Gorgeous Charity and Napa Women's Shelter. There are several ways to get involved... via this event, by purchasing product on September 9th, by donation via 29 Cosmetics and 29 Spa at The Mansion on Peachtree, A Rosewood Hotel, Atlanta. Learn more via email to Lydia Mondavi is Founder of 29 Cosmetics and a concerned woman of the world.



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lynn krielow is an independent wine and food journalist and host of the "Wine and Dine" radio show heard on VinVillageRadio broadcast on wsRadio, the world wide leader in internet talk radio with over 4-million monthly listeners!

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