“Name That Newsletter” – Winner Selected

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We have chosen the name for our Newsletter: “Over the Barrel”

With well over 100 submissions it was a very difficult task to pick a winner. There were dozens of great suggestions.

We selected “Over the Barrel” because we felt it best represented the qualities of the hosts and the direction of the newsletter: Fun, Informative, and Personal – Just like a one on one conversation you might have “over the barrel” with a wine maker.

Congratulations to winner Cheryl Cechvala of San Francisco, CA. Enjoy the Magnum of Sean Thackrey, Rossi Vineyard Red Wine – Orion – you earned it.

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7 Responses to ““Name That Newsletter” – Winner Selected”


  1. 1 Jon Aug 19th, 2005 at 7:40 pm

    big mistake gentlemen… big mistake.

  2. 2 harmon Aug 21st, 2005 at 9:19 am

    That’s an excellent choice! It’s non-obvious, yet clearly topical. The only thing wrong with it is that I didn’t think of it first. Or at all….

  3. 3 Jay Selman Aug 21st, 2005 at 7:10 pm

    Yikes Jon! I am sorry you did not like our choice. FWIW, you guys came up with much better names than we could come up with on our own. Guess we are not very creative. I still have the list of alternative names we came up with before going with the name “Grape Radio”.

    Hoping you will cut us some slack.

    Jay

  4. 4 Youndy Aug 21st, 2005 at 10:40 pm

    Boy, talk about…sour grapes…Nice choice on the newsletter name, guys.

  5. 5 Jason Aug 25th, 2005 at 9:00 am

    Great name. Congrats to the winner.

    Jason

  6. 6 Anon Y. Mous Aug 26th, 2005 at 1:39 pm

    Just be sure to send it to me in plain, brown envelope.

    http://www.yourdictionary.com/ahd/b/b0088200.html

  7. 7 kbee Aug 26th, 2005 at 2:16 pm

    I very much like the choice. It has a nice, chummy (as in friends, not sharks) feel to it.

    And, as always, I deeply appreciate that GR has not given in to the small-but-glaring (and, one hopes, temporary) fad of using racist or sexist insults and obscenities in the midst of wine-related discussion. Can’t wait for that weird wave to die out…

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