Special Report: 2007 Hospice of Sonoma

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Our new Correspondent, Rusty Gaffney (AKA: The Prince of Pinot) hit the road last week to cover the annual charity event “Hospice de Sonoma”.

Modeled after the world-renowned “Hospices de Beaune” auction held annually in Beaune, France this wine event raised over $450,000 to benefit local charities. The auction is the only place where you can barrel-taste and bid on 2006 vintage Pinot Noirs from the world’s preeminent Sonoma Coast, Russian River Valley, Green Valley and Sonoma Carneros.

For More Information:

Hospice of Sonoma: www.hospicesofsonoma.org
Auction Results and Charities: Recap of Event

Contact them now to reserve your spot for 2008 event. It will sell out!

Sponsor: Wine Away, Red Wine Stain Remover: www.wineaway.com

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5 Responses to “Special Report: 2007 Hospice of Sonoma”


  1. 1 timmeranda Apr 28th, 2007 at 11:58 am

    Nice report. Like the “news flash” aspect. Why no sponsor?

  2. 2 GrapeRadio Bunch Apr 28th, 2007 at 5:42 pm

    We figured we would keep these free of sponsor messages. My hat is off to Rusty for the great idea.

    Jay

  3. 3 Mark Ryan Jul 15th, 2007 at 3:15 pm

    I’m confused…is it “Hospice OF”, “Hospice DU” or “Hospice DE” Sonoma, because you guys used them interchangeably…

    Mark

  4. 4 Fred Deere Feb 6th, 2008 at 8:09 am

    Pretty lame. Not very polished. Not a lot of information. You could have saved me about three minutes of time by just putting up a link.

  5. 5 GrapeRadio Bunch Feb 6th, 2008 at 11:08 am

    Fair enough Fred. I would really like to hear some suggestions on the kind of information we could have put in the show to make it worth your time. I am sorry that this one did not live up to your expectations.

    As a general rule, do you feel the same way about our other shows?

    Jay

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