SOURCE: Raconteurs Press

November 01, 2006 05:00 ET

The Perfect Holiday Gift for Wine Enthusiasts Everywhere

Vineyard Traditions Classic Wine Playing Cards

SEATTLE, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 1, 2006 -- A unique edition of beautifully illustrated playing cards makes an ideal gift for wine enthusiasts everywhere this holiday season. Vineyard Traditions Classic Wine Playing Cards celebrate the timeless appeal of the world's classic wine grapes and winemaking in an edition of playing cards that combines fine art with wine appreciation in a small, high quality package.

Every face card in this unique two-deck Bridge size set features a stunning watercolor illustration depicting some aspect of viticulture, including classic grape varieties, milestones in wine history, and winemaking techniques. Many cards include wine facts and trivia about subjects that range from winemaking in ancient Greece to modern day California.

Each set consists of two decks in an elegant presentation box with common backs in two colors, burgundy and grape. The suits of Diamonds and Hearts feature extraordinary illustrations of red and white wine grapes respectively, while the suit of Spades depicts historical winemaking scenes dating back to ancient Mesopotamia. The suit of Clubs portrays various aspects of winemaking in rich watercolor scenes.

At a suggested retail price of $14.95 per set, Vineyard Traditions Classic Wine Playing Cards make an ideal companion gift to a bottle of fine wine, a great client or employee gift, and are the perfect size for stocking stuffers. For holiday food and wine gift baskets, Vineyard Traditions Classic Wine Playing Cards will provide happy memories long after the other contents are gone.

These collectible playing cards are available at winery tasting rooms, fine gift shops, and from online retailers. For more information, please visit:

About Raconteurs Press:

Raconteurs Press is a specialty publisher based in Seattle, Washington that offers unique titles on wine and travel topics, including Washington Wine Playing Cards.

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