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Winegrape And Gourmet

The Calaveras Winegrape Alliance presents “Winegrape & Gourmet”, a two day event in Calaveras County beginning today.

Anna Davies, Executive Director of the Calaveras Winegrape Alliance, was KVML’s Wednesday “Newsmaker of the Day”.

According to Davies, the Calaveras Wine Industry is alive and flourishing. The quality of Calaveras Wines and Winegrapes are being recognized and have received high awards at Regional, National and International competitions.

“What we provide for our members is highly concentrated Promotions and Marketing as well as media exposure, public education and government representation for this highly regulated industry.” Davies said.

A perfect example of a promotional public event is the 3rd Annual “Calaveras Winegrape & Gourmet” to be held throughout Calaveras today (for free) and then at the Calaveras Fairgrounds (Frogtown) in Angels Camp on Saturday.

Activities will include the tasting of select pairings of food and wine with several local chefs and restaurants participating, educational seminars, over forty-five wines from local vineyards, music and art.

For tickets and more information call (209) 728- 9467. You must be 21 and over to attend.

Complete information and a schedule can be found at www.calaveraswines.org

The “Newsmaker of the Day” can be heard each weekday morning at 6:47, 7:47 and 8:47 on AM-1450 KVML.

Written by mark@mlode.com