Wine lovers to vote for favorites at reception

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Wine lovers attending this year’s California Wine Month Wine Tasting and Reception in Madera will have a chance to vote for their favorite local wine in a new People’s Choice contest.

The reception, held every year during September, will be hosted by CRU Wine Co. and will feature appetizers from local restaurants, live music, and wines from more than 10 local wineries, said Wendy Eachus, Madera Vintners Association executive administrator.

“Ballots will be handed out with all of the wines listed and guests can vote for their favorite,” she said. “The winner will be awarded the People’s Choice award at our Evening of Accolades wine dinner next year.”

California Wine Month highlights the state’s wine country landscape and ideal climate for wine, talented winemakers, celebrated lifestyle and cuisine, and commitment to sustainability and the environment, Eachus said. “We’re glad to have a Madera Wine Trail event in honor of this month,” she said...

 

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