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Chez Melange Winemaker Dinner – Redondo Beach

When: Sunday, October 2, 2011

Where: Chez Melange, 1617 S. Catalina Ave., Redondo Beach, 90277

Time: 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The Details:

Andrew will be joining a number of winemakers for an afternoon and evening of select wines and delicious dining at Chez Melange.  Tickets are all inclusive and cost $95 per person.  Call 310-540-1222 or email at Michael@chezmelange.com to purchase tickets.  To purchase tickets online, use this link: http://www.localwineevents.com/events/detail/385100.  We hope to see you there!

 

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Enobytes.com Review of 2010 RGB White Wine Blend

EnobytesWe have a wonderful new review of our 2010 RGB white wine blend from Enobytes.com.  Note the mouth-watering food pairing suggestions!  Read the whole review by clicking here – 2010 RGB White Wine Blend.

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Santa Barbara Wine Tasting – East Beach Wine Company

 

 

 

 

What: Winemaker Tasting at Santa Barbara’s largest specialty wine store.  

When: Friday, October 14, 2011

Time: 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Where: East Beach Wine Company in the La Arcada Mall downtown

1114 State Street, Suite 24, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Details: Tasting Fee = $12.00/person…last tasters in by 6:45 pm

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New Article on Noozhawk.com


Andrew Murray

For Vineyard Owner Andrew Murray, Taste of Success Came Early

More than 20 years later, his passion is as strong as ever for making wine, and next week he’ll launch a new label…read the rest of the article

Noozhawk.com Santa Barbara & Goleta Local News

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‘Excellent – 91 Points’ for 2008 Syrah Tous les Jours

 

Marc Hinton of Enobytes.com

‘Excellent – 91 points’ for our 2008 Syrah Tous les Jour from Marc Hinton of enobytes.com.

Excerpt:

” The taste as it spreads softly across the palate generates flavors more commonly found in wines costing three times as much. The long lush pleasing finish cleanses and as you take another bite, the wine beckons you back to repeat the experience. Serve this with almost any hearty pasta, pizza, roasted or grilled meat or for this price a perfectly cooked bacon cheeseburger! This certainly fits the bill for an everyday drinking wine. I wish all my days included a bottle of this.”

 

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Virginia Dinner and Tastings

What: Winemaker dinner in conjunction with Cobblestone Cellars (Sorry, sold out)

When: Sunday, August 28th, 2011

Where: Virginia Beach, VA

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What: 4th Annual Forbidden Fruit Tasting

When: Monday, August 29th, 2011, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Where: The Blue Goat, 5710 Grove Avenue, Richmond, VA 23226, (804) 288-8875

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What: 4th Annual Forbidden Fruit Tasting

When: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Where: 2941 Restaurant, 2941 Fairview Drive, Falls Church, VA 22042, (703) 270-1500

 

 

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2008 Espérance Named Finalist in Sunset Magazine’s Western Wine Awards

We are delighted to announce that our 2008 Espérance red wine blend has been named a finalist in Sunset Magazine’s Western Wine Awards.  Sunset will announce the winners at the Western Wine Awards Dinner and Gala on Friday, September 30th, 2011 at the Pismo Pier.  The judging was conducted by a panel of professional judges including Western wine writers, sommeliers, and winemakers.

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Wine Harlots Review of RGB 2011

  Wine Harlots Review of RGB 2011: August 5, 2011

Excerpt:

“Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains.” — Diane Ackerman 

You’ll have serious sense-memory overload with Andrew Murray Vineyards RGB 2010, an amazing white Rhône blend. The aromas and flavors are hypnotic, jasmine, Granny Smith apples, honeydew melon, cantaloupe, orange blossom honey with mineral notes and a racy acidity. A serious glass of wine, at a wallet-friendly price-point.

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Los Angeles Rhone Rangers Tasting Event

When: Sunday, August 7, 2011…2-5pm General Admission, 12-5 pm VIP Admission

Where: Pier 59 Studios West, 2415 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90404

The Scoop:

Andrew will be pouring his wines at this Rhone Rangers event.  Guests will be able to sample over 200 American Rhones from a wide range of vintners.  To receive a $5 discount on General Admission tickets, enter the coupon code: SDK 8711

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Stop by and ask Andrew for a discount coupon on AMV wines as well!

 

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June Wine Club Appreciation Party

Thanks to all of our loyal wine club members who shared our current releases, library wines, and tacos with us at the winery.  Great to see you all! 

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