Event Marks International Women’s Day with Celebration of Women Vintners on March 8, 2014
NEW YORK, NY (February 5, 2014) – MORE Uncorked®, More magazine’s first-to-market wine club, today announces a continued partnership with Women of the Vine® to sponsor the second annual Women of the Vine® Grand Tasting Event at The Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa, CA on March 8, 2014. Held during Women’s History Month and on International Women’s Day, the event will celebrate the achievements and advancement of women vintners spanning the globe.
“We’re thrilled to continue our relationship with Women of the Vine® as we bring MORE Uncorked® to life in such a luxurious setting,” said Alison Adler Matz, Publisher, More. “The intimate tasting encourages More consumers to explore their passion for wine alongside some of the most accomplished female vintners.”
The Women of the Vine® Grand Tasting Event sponsored by MORE Uncorked® will unite more than 30 of Napa Valley’s finest women winemakers and proprietors for an exclusive tasting and discussion. The event will take place on Saturday, March 8 from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. PST and will feature wines from acclaimed winemakers including: Heidi Barrett from La Sirena, Nova Cadamatre from Robert Modavi Winery, Julianne Laks from Cakebread Cellars, Stephanie Putnam from Raymond Vineyards, Kelly Fields from Joseph Phelps, Lisa Bishop Forbes from Chalk Hill Estate and more. More magazine includes Carolyn Pollack Jewelry and Riedel® as sponsors of the event.
“The Women of the Vine® Grand Tasting event is the first to bring award-winning women winemakers and proprietors together to pour their wines, all under one roof. It is so exciting to meet the talented women behind the labels themselves,” said Deborah Brenner, founder of Women of the Vine and author of the book, Women of the Vine. “What began as a book has evolved into the first of its kind wine alliance for women in the wine industry.”
Consumers are invited to join MORE Uncorked® and Women of the Vine® for additional events throughout the weekend, including:
Friday, March 7
3:00 p.m. – VIP Tour and Tasting at Raymond Vineyards ($45/person)
Saturday, March 8
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. – Winery Tour at Ceja Vineyards (Reservations required)
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. – Winemaker Panel & Tasting hosted by MORE Uncorked® Wine Curator Marian Jansen op de Haar ($40/person)
5:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m. – Women of the Vine Grand Tasting Event Sponsored by MORE Uncorked® ($85/person)
8:00 p.m. – Winemaker Estate Cave Dinner hosted by CBS: This Morning Contributor and Author Lee Woodruff ($165/person)
11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. – Carolyn Pollack Jewelry Showcase (Complimentary)
The event schedule is subject to change and is listed in Pacific Standard Time. To purchase tickets or to receive further information about MORE Uncorked® and the Women of the Vine® Grand Tasting Event, please visit moreuncorked.eventbrite.com.
For media credentials or additional event information, please contact Megan Levinson, 212.551.6955, [email protected].
About More Magazine
Launched in September 1998, critically acclaimed More is the only lifestyle publication that celebrates women of style and substance. More is the leading voice of women enjoying the richest years of their lives, sharing the latest on beauty, fashion, health, career, finance, travel and culture. More serves a community of affluent, influential women interested in reinventing themselves and their world. More is published 10 times a year by Meredith Corporation with a rate base of 1.3 million and readership of nearly two million. More was named 2006 Magazine of the Year by Ad Age and also landed on the publication’s “A List” of Top 10 magazines in 2007, 2005 and 2003. Also, Adweek named More to its 2006 “Hot List,” Capell’s Circulation Report honored More as one of the Top 10 Newsstand Performers in 2006, while Media named More the “Best Women’s Lifestyle Magazine” of 2004.
About Women of the Vine®
Founded by acclaimed author, Deborah Brenner, Women of the Vine is the first-of-its-kind alliance of women vintners. This year, Women of the Vine partnered with the leading national women’s lifestyle magazine, MORE, to start a never-been-done-before wine club called MORE Uncorked, which exclusively features wines made by the extraordinary women winemakers and winery owners of California.
In 2011, Women of the Vine proudly became the first and only winery partner of Farm Aid founded by Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young. Women of the Vine gives ongoing donations to Farm Aid to support keeping America’s family farmers on the land. Visit www.womenofthevine.com.