The retailer launched a campaign andsent out an email series to its angels in order to help. The first email recounted Katie's story and asked recipients if they'd like to help. They followed up with emails promoting the vineyard and acall to order wine from the vineyard in order to help them stay in business. In a couple of hours, the email raised about £ 200,000. The story became the subject of a series ofemails over the last year and helped the vineyard stay in business and thrive.
Cabernet Shiraz India After the wine shipped, Naked Wines followed up with an email encouraging customers to rate the wine afterthe shipments went out, as well as emails promoting other wine makers in the south of France. In May, they ran a competition via email inviting customers to win a trip to visit the vineyard.
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North Fork vineyard owner Marco Borghese was killed in a car crash Monday, stunning a Long Island winemaking community already reeling from the loss of his wife to cancer less than two weeks ago.
Late Harvest Chenin Blanc (dessert Wine) The Cutchogue couple was widely admired in the wine region, praised for their elegance, energy and innovation in bringing the arts into the tasting room.
Cabernet Shiraz India Marco and Ann Marie Borghese bought the region's first vineyard in 1999 from the pioneering Hargrave family, which established it in 1973. The new owners named it Castello di Borghese.
Mr. Borghese, 70, of Cutchogue, the owner of Castello di Borghese Vineyard & Winery, was transported to Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead where he died, police said. His death comes just days after his wife, Ann Marie Borghese, 56, also died following a battle with cancer.
Chenin Blanc Long Island Wine Council executive director Steve Bate said in an email that he was “shocked beyond words” by the news of his colleague’s death.
Late Harvest Chenin Blanc (dessert Wine) “[The Borgheses] quickly established themselves as vital members of our industry and the community,” the statement reads. “Just four years after moving to the North Fork, Marco was elected president of the Long Island Wine Council. With his European charm and relaxed elegance, he was instrumental in leading the organization through some difficult, transitional times.
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Wine growers have flocked to New Jersey for its marine climate and fertile soil -- similar to that of the Bordeaux region of France -- since the 19th century. Its development as serious source of fine wines was checked by Prohibition, however. But with the repeal of Prohibition-era restrictions -- which in some cases did not occur until late in the 20th century -- New Jersey once again began building what has developed into a growing viticulture -- with 48 wineries distributed across the state.
Rosé Besides producing excellent wines, many vineyards are also stops on oenophile itineraries, a win-win for the state economy. The Garden State Wine Growers Association is working to make New Jersey wineries a staple for summer tourism by mapping trails for wine lovers to visit wineries.
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