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Taking the mystery out of wine one bottle at a time. Friday, March 25th, 2011

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Gary Player Will be Here Saturday April 9th With his New Augusta Master's Label!!

Gary Player Will be Here Saturday April 9th With his New Augusta Master's Label!! Saturday, April 9th, 3 to 5 Can't Make it?? Read Below.

Tasting a few Top 100 Wines This Weekend! Upcoming Wine Seminars and Events! Bottle Signing! Music! Food! Fund Raisers!! Fun Facts! Shoes 4 Soles! Wine Club: A Year Around Gift!

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Master's 1961. A new rising star in the golf world, Gary Player won his second Major, The Master's! That was 50 years ago. You can own a piece of history and meet this man during this year's Masters at The Vineyard.


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Gary Player will be on site with autographed bottles of both his Muirfield (1959) & the newly released Master's Label (1961). The new release celebrates Mr. Player's 50th anniversary of winning his first Master's Championship. Don't be late, the line was very long last year. The Gary Player Major Championship Series Augusta is a blend of 51% Syrah, 27% Merlot, 13% Cabernet Sauvignon and 9% Pinotage. The different cultivars were aged separately in French oak for 6 months after which the final blend was assembled and aged for a further 12 months in 40% new French oak, and the balance in second and third fill barrels. The 1959 Open at Muirfield in Scotland marked the emergence of Gary Player as a world-class golfer, launching a career that encompassed 9 major titles. The Wine The 2003 vintage has been hailed as one of Stellenbosch's greatest. The Gary Player Major Championship Series Muirfield is a blend of 38% Merlot, 31% Cabernet Sauvignon, 23% Pinotage and 8% Shiraz If you can't make it in that Saturday, we are taking pre-orders for bottles this year. We will have a limited supply of both, so sign-up quickly.

Tasting a few Top 100 Wines This Weekend! Happy Birthday to Us!! 6 Years in the Biz!!! Wendy walked in today and said "What are we going to be tasting this weekend"? When she saw the line-up she said 'Wow, this is going to be a great tasting" AND IT IS!!!! Hopefully we will get Casi to cater for us on Saturday too! To celebrate the arrival of Spring, The upcoming Master's, AND our 6th year in business we are going to have spectacular wines to try this weekend! Here is our line-up: Pine Ridge Chenin Blanc & Viognier: 90 Points! Chateau Bonnet '10 Sauvignon Blanc-Semillion-&


Blanc-Semillion-& Muscadelle: 90 Points Candor Red Zinfandel: 91 Points Fetish "The Watcher" Top 100 #69!, 91 Points! Fetish "Playmates" 92 points Schild Estate Borossa Shiraz Top 100 #7! BEER: Bell's Oberon!!! from Michigan Abbot Ale from England Pinkus Ur Pils Unfiltered from Germany Come by and say hi and Happy Birthday! Bring your friends and family! We are dog friendly too!!!

Upcoming Wine Seminars and Events! Bottle Signing! Music! Food! Fund Raisers!! Click on the BLUE links to hear and read more information! Friday, April 8th 5 to 6:30! Erinie Els Wine Tasting with Duncan Woods!!! Very limited wines! Duncan will be showing Ernie Els Signature 2006 & Engelbrecht Els Proprietors Blend 2007 in a drop-in style tasting on Master's Friday from 5 to 6:30. No reservations needed. Saturday, April 9th: Gary Player Meet & Greet! Bottles will be available and signed. 3 to 5 PM! Here at The Vineyard! We will have both the Muirfield (1959) & the newly released Master's Label (1961) celebrating Mr. Player's 50th anniversary of winning his first Master's Championship! Bottles will be signed! Friday, April 15th, 6:30 to 9:30 PM: Hope Uncorked!!! Alzheimer Fund Raiser at St. Paul's River Room! There will be live music, a silent auction, an E-Z-GO 2011 custom-painted golf car auction item and a few other surprises! The evening will be filled with food, wine, art, prizes and best of all, supports the important work of the Alzheimer's Association. Click on the link above to purchase tickets! $50. Friday, April 15th: Blues, Brews & BBQs! 6-9:30


PM! Columbia County Amphitheater behind the library. This Friday features Edmunds for the BBQ supplier and the band will be Trunk Junkies! And of course The Vineyard will be there to supply the libations for a great evening of fun, food and music! Friday, April 22nd: Blues, Brews & BBQs! 69:30 PM! Columbia County Amphitheater behind the library. This Friday features (TBA) for the BBQ supplier and the band will be Kenny George! And of course The Vineyard will be there to supply the libations for a great evening of fun, food and music! Friday, April 29th: Blues, Brews & BBQs! 69:30 PM! Columbia County Amphitheater behind the library. This Friday features Shane's Rib Shack for the BBQ supplier and the band will be Tommy OD and the Survivors! And of course The Vineyard will be there to supply the libations for a great evening of fun, food and music! Tuesday, May 17th, 7 PM: Michael David Wine Seminar! Josh Brett will be here to speak and show exciting new vintages of the Michael David Winery. Earthquake, Petite Petite, Windmill, and many more!!! This will be a sellout, so don't wait! $30 Call The Vineyard for reservations: 706-922-9463. Friday, June 10th: Dancing with the Stars of Augusta!!! Another Alzheimer's Association Event. Can you tell this association is something we at The Vineyard feel strongly about supporting? Tickets go on sale in April. Click on the link to learn more. Friday, June 24th: CSRA Gynecological Oncology Cancer Support Group Wine and Dinner Tasting Fund Raiser. This fund raiser provides structured education and support for women with ovarian, endometrial, and cervical cancer. Click here for our event calendar

Fun Facts!

Questions: 1. How many acres are planted to grapes worldwide? 2. Among the world's fruit crops, where do wine grapes


rank in number of acres planted? 3. How many countries import California wines? 4. What was the primary fruit crop in Napa Valley during the 1940's? 5. How many gallons of wine were lost in the 1906 San Francisco earthquake? 6. When was phylloxera first discovered in California? 7. How many acres of Napa County vineyards have been replanted in the last 15 years because of phylloxera? 8. How many more acres of Napa County vineyards will need replacement? 9. How long does it take to harvest a commercial crop from newly replanted grape vines? 10. How many varieties of wine grapes exist worldwide? 11. How much does it cost per bottle to age wine in a French oak barrel? 12. How much does it cost per bottle to age wine in only new French oak barrels? 13. How much white zinfandel is consumed in this country? Answers:<br> 1) 20 million 2) #1 3) 164 4) Prunes 5) 30 million 6) August 19, 1873 7) 10,450 8) 4,450 9) 4-5 years 10) 10,000 11) 90 cents 12) $2.50 13) Too much!

Shoes 4 Soles! Special Request from Wendy this Saturday I would like to ask all of our friends and family, otherwise known as customers in other stores, to help me collect as many pairs of shoes from your closets to donate to the charitable organization, Soles4Souls. I am collecting them to drop off at my church,


Stevens Creek Church, this Sunday, March 27. We are hoping to collect as many shoes as possible and to even donate the shoes we walk into church wearing. These shoes will be distributed by Soles4Souls around the world to people who have none. These shoes will be greatly appreciated by many and I thank you for your help and donations. You can visit their website at soles4souls.org. or by clicking on their logo.

Wine Club: A Year Around Gift! The wines for March are ready for pickup! Give a unique gift that can be enjoyed throughout the year. Stay in front of your corporate clientele, reminding them of you monthly with our wine of the month selection, or tell a friend or family member you care, each and every month. Our memorable selections include hand- selected, unique wines from top quality wineries. Every month we review hundreds of selections and choose the very best in quality wine. Our selections are guaranteed to impress even the most discriminating connoisseur. Click here for sign-up form & details. Copy off the form and bring it to the store.

Stop in the CSRA's largest wine shop. The selection will shock and surprise you. With over 2300 brands in stock, you are sure to find a wine you have been looking for. If you can't find it here we will tell you where to find it or order it for you. No one in the CSRA has a larger selection of wine! We beat our competitors by having twice the brands to pick from. And pricing, well shop around and compare. We buy most of our wine in stock and pass the savings on to you. If you can get it less some where else, we will tell you where. On top of all this we take the mystery out of wine by having weekend tastings that you will not find in liquor stores. often our tastings are catered by local businesses and restaurants. We also have special in-house tastings with winemakers and vineyard owners plus wine dinners at local restaurants.


So bring in a friend and visit the best wine store in the CSRA. You will not be disappointed. Cheers! Roger Strohl Vineyard Wine Market Email: info@vineyardwinemarket.com Phone: (706) 922-9463 Web: http://www.vineyardwinemarket.com

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