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July 12, 2018

CALIFORNIA - Paso Robles Wine Region’s Allegretto Vineyard Resort Creates World’s First Sonic Labyrinth

New Outdoor Sound Circle Complements Luxury Resort’s Wellness Offerings Nestled Amongst 20 acres of Vines and Olive Trees on California’s Central Coast 

July 12, 2018 (Paso Robles, Calif.) – The Allegretto Vineyard Resort, a 171-room luxury resort in the Paso Robles wine region, announces the creation of the world’s first Sonic Labyrinth ‘Sound Circle.’  Designed to provide guests a tranquil space with a distinctive series of sounds created by wind instruments, the new Sonic Labyrinth deepens the resort’s wellness offerings in the heart of Paso Robles Wine Country on California’s Central Coast.

According to proprietor Doug Ayres, the Sonic Labyrinth utilizes music and space as a way to compel guests to slow their pace and become more mindful. As a symbol of life’s journey, a labyrinth is an archetypal pattern that leads one along a single, meandering path to a center point – the center being a metaphor as well as a physical spot. Labyrinths provide an opportunity to free the mind at one’s own pace, by incorporating sound into the experience.

June 8, 2018

TooJay’s Offers Half Off Bottles of Wine Every Tuesday Through the End of Summer

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (June 7, 2018) – Summer is the season to relax and unwind and TooJay’s, the restaurant known for its generous servings of homemade New York deli favorites, is offering a refreshing deal for its guests. Every Tuesday through August, all bottles of wine at TooJay’s are half price!

To receive the discount, guests who want to enjoy a bottle of wine with their favorite meals must mention the promotion to their server and be 21 years of age. Wine bottle selections include Cavit Pinot Grigio, Estancia Chardonnay, Coppola “Diamond” Merlot, Josh Cellars Cabernet and Woodbridge White Zinfandel,

Founded in 1981, TooJay’s has grown to 28 restaurants throughout Florida and currently serves guests in Palm Beach and Broward counties, the Treasure Coast, the West Coast of Florida, the Orlando area, The Villages and Polk County.

TooJay’s received the 2018 and 2017 Dining Award for Best Deli from Orlando Magazine, two Foodie Awards for Best Deli and Best Take-Out from the Orlando Sentinel, the 2016 Best of South Florida Award for Best Deli from the Sun Sentinel and ranked eighth in the country for Family Dining by Consumer Reports.

For more information about TooJay’s, visit Follow TooJay’s at and or visit the Facebook fan page, which has over 88 thousand fans, and become a fan at

May 17, 2018

CALIFORNIA - Palo Alto’s Luxury All-Inclusive Hotel, Clement Palo Alto Adds Ridge Vineyards Experience to its Special Packages for Guests

PALO ALTO, CA. (May 2018) — The Clement Palo Alto All-Inclusive Luxury Hotel has partnered with an acclaimed Central Coast winery to offer the Ridge Vineyards Experience package for its guests.

Guests can experience the number one winery in America with an exclusive private tasting and tour for two at Ridge Vineyards’ Monte Bello Estate. Nestled high in the northern reaches of the Santa Cruz Mountains and surrounded by historic vineyards, Monte Bello offers guests an unparalleled opportunity to experience exceptional single-vineyard wines, including the celebrated Monte Bello Cabernet Sauvignon.

The Ridge Vineyards Experience includes:
>Overnight accommodations at The Clement Palo Alto
>Reservations for an exclusive two-hour private tasting for two at Monte Bello Estate, any day of the week
>Daily breakfast for two in the comfort of your guestroom or in The Clement dining room
>Overnight valet parking and resort fee

The two-hour private tasting experience includes a tour of the vineyard, where guests will see the petite verdot, merlot, and cabernet vines, as well as the historic knoll covered with 66-year-old cabernet sauvignon vines. A dedicated host will present a customized five-wine flight and library pour of Monte Bello, which also includes the most current vintage. A cheese-and-tapenade plate completes the experience.

April 5, 2018

“Wine” Down at TooJay’s With a Tax Day Deal

Restaurant offers $5 glasses of wine, $3 mimosas and beer from April 16 to April 18

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (April 5, 2018) – Another Tax Season has come and gone and TooJay's, the restaurant known for its generous servings of homemade New York deli favorites, is offering guests a chance to “wine” down.

From Monday, April 16 to Wednesday, April 18, guests can enjoy $5 glasses of wine, $3 mimosas and $3 beers at all TooJay’s restaurants.

Print or show the coupon to receive the deal. The offer is only valid from Monday, April 16 to Wednesday, April 18 and cannot be combined with any other offer.

TooJay’s has grown to 28 restaurants throughout Florida and currently serves guests in Palm Beach and Broward counties, the Treasure Coast, the West Coast of Florida, the Orlando area, The Villages and Polk County.

TooJay’s received the 2017 Dining Award for Best Deli from Orlando Magazine, two Foodie Awards for Best Deli and Best Take-Out from theOrlando Sentinel, the 2016 Best of South Florida Award for Best Deli from the Sun Sentinel and ranked eighth in the country for Family Dining by Consumer Reports.

For more information about TooJay’s, visit Follow TooJay’s at and or visit the Facebook fan page, which has over 88 thousand fans, and become a fan at

October 4, 2017

Celebrate Oktoberfest 2017 at Island Grove Wine Co. at Formosa Gardens

Kissimmee, FL- October 28th, 2017- Island Grove Wine Co. at Formosa Gardens is excited to promote its first ever Oktoberfest, as they celebrate Germany’s infamous annual folk festival.

Right on the heels of their successful grand opening in September 2017, Island Grove Wine Co. at Formosa Gardens promises to deliver another fun-filled event, Oktoberfest 2017. Traditional favorites such as pretzels, brat, kraut, and a huge selection of fine and flavorful German wine and beer will be offered. Enjoy the sounds of authentic German music, featuring live performances by Jimmy & Eckhard and Sonnenschein.

September 30, 2017


LAS VEGAS (September 2017) – Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar in Las Vegas presents its most exclusive wine tasting and dining event to date on Thursday, Oct. 26, with Italy’s most esteemed winemaker, Gaja. Events will begin at 6 p.m. with a tasting of 12 exquisite Gaja wines (which range in price from $200 - $2,000 per bottle), followed by a four-course wine-pairing dinner with wine pairings at 7:30 p.m.

Located in the Piedmont region, Gaja was originally founded in the 19th century. Angelo Gaja, current president of the company, is credited with developing winemaking techniques that have revolutionized the industry throughout all of Italy. Famous mostly for its Barbaresco and Barolo wines, Gaia now also makes highly rated Brunello and Super-Tuscan varieties. Angelo’s daughter, Gaia, who along with her sister Rossana manage the day-to-day operations of Gaja today, will be the presenter for the evening.

April 1, 2017

FLORIDA - Sip. Savor. Repeat. at New Cocoa Beach Uncorked Food and Wine Festival coming to Brevard County

Tickets Now on Sale for Two-Day Food, Wine & Craft Beer Festival – June 3-4

COCOA BEACH, Fla. (March 30, 2017) – Tickets are now on sale for Cocoa Beach Uncorked, an all-new food, wine and craft beer festival launching from the sunny shores of Florida’s Space Coast. The highly anticipated two-day festival will take place June 3-4 on the beach at Alan Shepard Park in Cocoa Beach, a favorite gathering spot for viewing space launches and surfing icons. More gastronomical than astronomical, Uncorked Cocoa Beach will celebrate Central Florida’s most renowned chefs, restaurants, and breweries in a culinary showcase served with 180-degree Atlantic Ocean views. The event is the east coast sister of the popular Clearwater Beach Uncorked, now in its sixth year and well-established as one of the best food, wine and beer festivals on Florida’s west coast. Tickets and details are available online at

March 19, 2017

CALIFORNIA - Vendange Carmel: Carmel-by-the-Sea’s Only Wine Themed Hotel Celebrates Its Fourth Birthday This April and May

Enter the LOVEWINE Promotional Code and Be Rewarded

CARMEL, CA  (March 2017)  Vendange is celebrating its fourth birthday this April and May!  Book 2 consecutive nights and receive two bottles of complimentary award winning Monterey County Wine to help us celebrate our Fourth anniversary.  Wine is being provided by Holman Ranch, Twisted Roots, Cima Collina and Manzoni Wines.  

February 5, 2017

Downtown Food & Wine Fest Announces Live Entertainment

Top Restaurants, Wines and National Headliners
at Lake Eola Feb. 25-26
ORLANDO, Fla. (February 3, 2017) – The Ninth Annual Downtown Food & Wine Fest is set for Saturday, February 25 and Sunday, February 26, 2017 for more than 30,000 foodies and wine lovers to experience unique local cuisine paired with wines from around the globe. Located in the heart of downtown Orlando at Lake Eola on Robinson Street, the two-day Fest features mouth-watering dishes from 30 of Orlando’s premier restaurants, 50 domestic and international wines and live entertainment.  A portion of the proceeds benefit UCF Foundation, Inc. and Valencia Foundation.
The live entertainment schedule* includes:
Saturday, February 25
Adam Moreno Duo
Matt Shenk
Christian Cuevas
Spencer Ludwig
Gavin DeGraw  
Sunday, February 26
Adam Moreno Duo
Orange Avenue
The Legendary JC’s
KC and The Sunshine Band
*Performance times and artists subject to change without notice.
Date / Time: Saturday, February 25 (noon to 9 p.m.) and Sunday, February 26, 2017 (noon to 7 p.m.)
Location: Located in the heart of downtown Orlando at Lake Eola along Robinson Street
Fest Admission: 
One-Day General Admission
Admission is $20 per person, per day with advance online purchase. Admission at the door is $25 per person, per day.
Two-Day General Admission
For all-weekend Fest fans, a two-day ticket is available for $35 per person with advance online purchase.
Wine Tasters Club
A limited number of Wine Tasters Club passes will be available for purchase for $20 per person at the Fest.  Club members will enjoy up to five 2 oz. pours of their choice throughout the Fest and a souvenir lanyard.
Ultimate Fest Experience
A limited number of Ultimate Fest Experience packages are available for $115 per person, per day and includes a VIP parking pass, general admission, Wine Tasters Club, $20 value in food and beverage tickets, access to the private stage-side VIP tent, private wine/beer bar with premium wines (food and beverage tickets required) and access to private bathrooms reserved for VIP guests.

Food & Beverage Tickets:
Food and beverage tickets are available at the Fest for $2 each; food and beverage offerings range from one to four tickets. 
“One of my favorite things about Downtown Orlando is the variety of restaurants and event options,” said Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer. “The Downtown Food & Wine Fest combines both by adding to the array of event options residents and visitors can attend, as well as, helping to enhance the vibrancy of the area all the while increasing awareness of our local businesses and strengthening economic growth in the area.”
Steve Carver, senior vice president and market manager, CBS RADIO Orlando commented, “Through the power of radio and the strength of our partnerships with the Orlando Downtown Development Board (DDB), restaurateurs, foodies and fans will come together to celebrate the sights, sounds and tastes of Orlando.”
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For more information on the Downtown Food & Wine Fest:
About Event Producer: CBS RADIO
CBS RADIO is one of the largest major-market broadcast media operators in the United States and the undisputed leader in news and sports radio.  CBS RADIO produces original audio and video content, live events and exclusive programming broadcast via on-air, online and mobile platforms.  A division of CBS Corporation, CBS RADIO owns 117 radio stations in 26 markets – including all of the top 10 radio markets as ranked by Nielsen Audio – as well as an extensive array of digital assets. CBS RADIO distributes its programming via AM, FM and HD Radio stations, and CBS Local Digital Media apps, making engaging with audiences easier than ever before. For more information on CBS RADIO, please visit

December 15, 2016


Members May Qualify to Be Selected for an All-Inclusive Tour of Italy’s Wine Regions
with Gino and Rosalba Ferraro

LAS VEGAS (December 2016) – Gino Ferraro, owner of Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar, introduces an extraordinary opportunity for wine and food lovers—Il Circolo, the Ferraro’s Wine Club. Members will enjoy authentic Italian food, superb wines and gain invaluable knowledge about Italy’s best wines and wine producers from Tuscany and the Piedmont.

Members will join other wine enthusiasts for a yearlong, at-your-leisure journey through Ferraro’s wine collection, receiving a 20 percent discounts on all wines purchased in the restaurant throughout 2017. They will also be invited to monthly, members-only mixers at Ferraro’s.

The most distinctive perk of membership in Il Circolo is even more enticing: Members who purchase at least one bottle a month* from the Il Circolo dedicated wine list will qualify for a chance to receive one of two trips for two to the wine country of Tuscany and Piedmont, Italy. Wineries featured on the Il Circolo list include:
  • From Tuscany: Argiano, Bibi Graetz, Ciacci Piccolomini, Felsina Franchetti and Nozzole.
  • From Piedmont: Contratto, DaMilano, Elvio Cogno, La Spinetta, Paolo Scavino and Produttori del Barbaresco.
This all-expenses-paid wine-lover’s trip of a lifetime will include airfare, lodging, all meals and ground transportation—plus, Gino and Rosalba Ferraro as your guides. The winning members will spend nothing out of their own pockets, except for gratuities at their discretion. The trip will include:
  • Three full days among Tuscany’s beautiful, rolling hills while visiting wineries personally selected by Gino Ferraro.
  • Three full days in Piedmont, where the famous Nebbiolo grape is produced. Guests will indulge in some of the very best Barolo and Barbaresco wines in the world.
  • Along with Gino and Rosalba, guests will mingle at the Il Circolo wineries with the regions’ top wine producers—tasting wine in their cellars and even dining in their homes.
The value of each trip for two will be approximately $20,000.

Il Circolo membership dues are just $100 per year. The more frequently members dine at Ferraro’s and purchase club wines, the more times they will be entered to win the trip to Italian wine country with Gino and Rosalba Ferraro. The trip will take place in the spring of 2018, dates and full itinerary to be announced in 2017.

For more information about Il Circolo, Ferraro’s Wine Club, call Gino Ferraro at (702) 364-5300.

*If members miss a month, they can make it up in a different month during 2017.

As Las Vegas’ longest running, family-owned and operated restaurant offering authentic Italian cuisine in a fine-dining atmosphere, Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar has offered guests a five-star experience since 1985. Specializing in freshly made pastas and sauces, legendary osso buco, savory risottos, expertly prepared all-natural meats, Safe Harbor® seafood, as well as an extensive award-winning wine list, Ferraro’s is famous for its attention to detail, welcoming environment and passion for food that runs in the family. Owners Gino and Rosalba Ferraro and Chef Mimmo Ferraro devote themselves to ensuring each guest has a memorable experience, whether for lunch, dinner, late-night or private parties and events. Open Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. Ferraro’s is located at 4480 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89169 (across the street from the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino). For reservations, call (702) 364-5300. For more information, find on FacebookTwitter or Instagram.

December 2, 2016

CALIFORNIA - Vendange Carmel Inn and Suites Celebrates its Ongoing Partnership with Monterey County Wineries by Offering Unique Packages for 2017

In France, vendange means the annual grape harvest. In Carmel, it means a celebration of the bounty of Monterey County’s vineyards at Vendange Carmel Inn and Suites.

Vendange creates a unique guest experience through its partnership with 15 local wineries, each sponsoring one room or suite by providing their own creative touches. 

For 2017 Vendange has put together some interactive packages that combine the luxury and convenience of the inn’s Carmel location with the adventure and romance of the nearby wine country.

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