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The Wine Feed Brings Organic Wine Courses and Tastings to Triangle

Downtown Raleigh Retailer Aims to Enhance Awareness and Appreciation of Organic Wine

 
PRLog - Aug. 27, 2012 - In the past 20 years, the United States has seen an astounding $25.7 billion increase in sales of organic food and beverages.* In response to consumer interest, The Wine Feed is examining organic wines from around the world to find out what makes them special, unique and delicious. Through a series of fall classes and tastings, The Wine Feed will share its knowledge and “best of organic” recommendations with wine enthusiasts across N.C.

“The Wine Feed has a special respect for the many wine producers who are tending their vines using organic practices and protecting their vineyards and the environment for many vintages to come,” said Philip Rubin, co-founder of The Wine Feed. “We hope to enhance the awareness and appreciation of organic wine here in the Triangle, as well as help consumers understand what organic truly means for wine.”

As part of their journey into organic wine, The Wine Feed recently welcomed a new team member, Laura Collier, to join their expert staff. Having traveled extensively through the wine regions of Italy, France, Argentina and California, Collier is versatile in all aspects of wine – and is particularly versed in organic varieties. Her obsessions include drinking rosé throughout the year, white wines from France's Loire Valley and red wines from the Piemonte in Italy.

Collier will join The Wine Feed’s co-founders Philip Rubin and Phillip Zucchino in hosting three organic wine events this fall, featuring some of their favorite organically grown wines from across the globe. Each offering a unique theme, the events will explore what it means to be an “organic” wine – from the viticulture process to organic certification to wine labeling and more – and offer delicious organic wine options for tasting.

Events are scheduled for the following dates:

Free Tasting: Wed., Aug. 29 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. http://thewinefeed.com/?ai1ec_event=evening-tasting-an-or...

Class: Wed., Sept. 12 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
http://thewinefeed.com/?ai1ec_event=organic-wine-class&in...

Free Tasting: Wed., Sept. 26 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
http://thewinefeed.com/?ai1ec_event=free-evening-tasting-...

Both tastings are free, and the class will cost $20. All will be held at The Wine Feed, 18 Glenwood Ave. Ste B. Raleigh, NC 27603. Interested class participants can register by visiting http://thewinefeed.com/wine-classes/.

About The Wine Feed
The Wine Feed, an N.C. based online wine retailer, provides innovative and accessible options for online shoppers. Serving 36 states and D.C., The Wine Feed provides an intimate selection of wines to help customers determine their own sense of quality and taste. The Wine Feed cultivates an appreciation of wine through educational events, personal interaction, community involvement and social networking. To learn more about The Wine Feed, visit www.TheWineFeed.com and connect on Twitter @TheWineFeed and Facebook www.facebook.com/thewinefeed.

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