Constellation Brands

Constellation Brands

October 18, 2012 16:57 ET

A Wine Tasting Unlike Any Other

Ravenswood Winery's "Godfather of Zin" Joel Peterson to tour Western Canada

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 18, 2012) - Embrace the bold, abhor the bland. This is the credo that drove Ravenswood Wine from humble beginnings to worldwide success. Ravenswood founder Joel Peterson will be visiting wine fans throughout Western Canada, stopping in Vancouver on October 30 and Edmonton on November 1, for dinner, discussions and drinks with local wine-savvy media and enthusiasts.

Joel Peterson's events will include a formal presentation of Ravenswood's history, winery and product offerings. Attendees will be treated to delectable food and wine parings featuring some of Ravenswood's most popular selections, such as:

  • Ravenswood VB Chardonnay 2010
  • Ravenswood VB 2009
  • Sonoma Zinfandel Country Series 2008
  • Lodi Zinfandel 2009
  • Teldeschi 2009
  • Old Hill 2008
  • Barricia 2008

"In this brave new enologically altered world, where wineries compete to produce wines that mimic the latest darling that's captured wine reviewers' fancy, we stand by our love of Old-World winemaking. Ravenswood continues to set a standard for uncompromising wines that are true to the places where the grapes grew - nothing less, nothing more" said Joel Peterson.

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