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Wine by the Bay’s 2nd Annual DWNTWN Art Days Event, “September’s Storm” – An Exploration of Universal Artistic Passion Miami, FL…July 29, 2013…Wine by the Bay announces its 2nd Annual DWNTWN Art Days event titled, “September’s Storm” featuring the East Coast premiere of Daniel Addelson’s documentary short Storm, two California wine tastings, and a Yozo Hamaguchi art exhibit. “September’s Storm” will begin on September 20th at 7:00 pm with the film screening and California wine tasting. And, at 9:00 p.m. on September 21st, the Downtown wine and art boutique launches its Great Winemaker Series spotlighting Napa Valley winemaker, Andy Erickson. Guests will enjoy an exclusive showcase of some of Erickson’s most impressive wines alongside an exhibit of works by renowned mezzotint artist, Yozo Hamaguchi. (Exhibit sponsored by Etra Fine Art.) For the wine line up, visit www.winebtb.com. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling the store 305.455.9791 or via Local Wine Events - Wine by the Bay, 888 Biscayne Blvd., Suite 112, Miami, FL 33132, www.winebtb.com, info@winebtb.com. September 20th - $30.00 per person and September 21st - $100.00 per person. “I am pleased to hold events that partner wine and culture. Last year, at the first DWNTWN Art Days, our WinePhoto International Photography Exhibit was a great success,” commented Wine by the Bay owner, Stefano Campanini. “It is evident that Miami is just as passionate about wine as they are with art. And considering how Miami responded to SOMM, I think this short will be well received.” (At the inaugural First Friday Artwalk in Downtown Miami, Wine by the Bay hosted the art and wine of Italian artist and vintner, Sandro Chia.) About “Storm” – An Official Selection at the 2013 Sonoma International Film Festival Shot on the hillsides of the Santa Ynez Valley, experience the quiet solitude of life as a farmer, an artist, and a vintner. Featuring vast landscapes and melancholic soundscapes, this glimpse into the life of winemaker Ernst Storm digs beyond the winemaking process to an exploration of universal artistic passion. “STORM was born out of a desire to learn more about the winemaking process and to tell a visually compelling story that communicated the universal desire that all artists share to create something unique that expresses part of who they are,” commented filmmaker Daniel Addelson from his studio in California. “Winemaking and filmmaking have a lot in common and I hope that the film communicates the universality of artistic expression no matter what the medium.” Addelson graduated from Boston University’s film program in 2004 and specialized in narrative driven documentary, studying under the protégés of influential cinema verité filmmakers like Ricky Leacock and D.A. Pennebaker. Now living in Los Angeles, Addelson has worked in commercial, TV, and feature film post production while carving out his own style of filmmaking which he defines as, “emotionally driven, character-based documentaries with a unique visual style.”


He has worked with brands such as Geico, Google, American Express, and the American Cancer Society and for TV networks like Bravo, G4, and Lifetime. Currently, in development is Addelson's first feature length film, GRIT - a documentary about how character, not intelligence is the greatest predictor of success. To know more about this film and all of Addelson’s work, visit: www.danaddelson.com. About DWNTWN Art Days Starting September 20th, and at over 30 venues across Downtown Miami, Art Days 2013 promises three days of exhibitions, artist studio visits, bike and walking tours, performances, film screenings, panel discussions, children’s activities, a water-balloon kickball game and more! Visit www.dwntwnarts.com for more information or pick up the Art Days 2013 event guide at local arts and culture venues. Photos – Jpegs/stills by request 1. Promotional Photo – Wine by the Bay presents September’s Storm – A DWNTWN Art Days 2013 Cultural Event and California Wine Tasting September 20-21/13 – Photo Credit | danaddelson.com 2. Yozo Hamaguchi is widely regarded as one of the finest mezzotint artists in the history of the medium. A selection of his works will be exhibited and serve as backdrop to Wine by the Bay’s inaugural Great Winemakers Series – Andy Erickson – Photo Credit | Etra Fine Art

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