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May 13, 2008 WineCountry.com 

Inside This Issue

TRAVEL: Wente Vineyards

WINE COUNTRY PERSONALITY: Jeff Cox

TOP 10: Oxbow Market

WINE BUZZ: East Bay Wineries

May 13, 2008 Newsletter

TRAVEL

Wente Looking Great for 125

Especially in America, even twenty-five years is a good stretch for a winery. So special congratulations are definitely in order to Wente Vineyards as it celebrates more than a hundred years longer than that. The 125th anniversary celebration is taking place throughout 2008, but in May things really heat up. Numerous events are slated to commemorate Wente's status as the country's oldest continuously operated family-owned winery. READ MORE >>

WINE COUNTRY PERSONALITY

Jeff Cox - From Farm to Table

"I want to help people discover their unique preferences in fine wines so they become their own experts," says Jeff Cox, author and owner of From Farm to Table. Jeff Cox has a very colorful background in wine and food, especially when it comes to writing. During his time as managing editor of Organic Gardening magazine in the 1970s, Jeff planted a vineyard on his property. . . READ MORE >>

TOP 10

Oxbow Public Market

If the flurry of construction that's been underway along the waterfront in downtown Napa is any indicator, the once-sleepy city is on the brink of becoming a major tourist destination. And the Oxbow Public Market (oxbowpublicmarket.com) - at just three months' old one of the newest additions to the downtown area - may be one of the city's most promising new arrivals. READ MORE >>

WINE BUZZ

East Bay, CA Wineries

Most people rightly associate Wine Country - no matter which region you're talking about -- with the country. It's hard not to think about with Wine Country experience and not think about the bucolic countryside. It's the most common setting when one thinks about wineries and vineyards. But there is a growing trend in cities around the nation that is shaking that perception by its rootstock.
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