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New President at Niche Import Co. Announced

December 31, 2016 by  
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Timo Sutinen has joined Niche Import Co (USA Division of Marussia Beverages), as President, starting December 5th, 2016. Timo Sutinen is a seasoned wine & spirits industry professional with over 20 years’ experience in both domestic and international business. His background includes challenging roles in Finance, Business Development and Marketing including several new brand launches. […]

Huntington Beach 4th Annual Holiday Christmas Market

November 23, 2016 by  
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Visit the Huntington Beach 4th Annual Holiday Christmas Market on November 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.! You will find creative, handmade holiday gifts from up to 50 arts and crafts vendors! Come enjoy the live music with HB band The Rockin Neptunes from 1-3 p.m. and German and American food/beverage specialties, including mulled […]

CA/L.A.: The Lyris Quartet at Jack Rutberg Fine Arts

November 5, 2016 by  
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The Lyris Quartet will be performing at Jack Rutberg Fine Arts on Saturday, November 12 at 8 p.m. Their program will feature works by Bach, Mozart and Shostakovich, as well as some contemporary works by Billy Childs and Jane Brockman. A wine reception will be held for ticket-holders prior to the concert starting at 7 […]

Explore the Viennese Vineyards at Weinwandertag

August 11, 2016 by  
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Wine buffs can explore Vienna’s vineyards and wine growing hills at the Weinwandertag on the 1st and 2nd of October, 2016 – wine tasting and excellent views of the city below are part of the experience. The Weinwandertag provides an excellent opportunity to explore the capital’s vineyards. Uniquely for a global capital, more than 700 […]

CA/S.F.:The Leipzig Cantata Project Presents “Bach, Snacks, Wine”

August 10, 2016 by  
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Come and enjoy 3 virtuoso Bach cantatas with “gold standard” (NY Times) baroque trumpeter JOHN THIESSEN and Philharmonia concertmaster ELIZABETH BLUMENSTOCK. Enjoy tasty German snacks and wine free with each $20 ticket! The Leipzig Cantata Project brings a full historical-instrument group of top established and young professional artists to perform three exciting Bach cantatas with […]

Pinot Noir With an Umlaut

January 21, 2010 by  
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By by Eric Asimov Published: January 11, 2010 TODAY’S word, people, is spätburgunder. Let’s say it slowly: SHPAYT-bur-GUHN-der. That’s German for pinot noir, and the time has come to say it out loud. Trouble is, in the United States at least, hardly anybody has tasted it, much less heard of it. Most people don’t even […]