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JOIN US FOR A SPECIAL WINE TASTING

Our upcoming Friends Listening Party celebrates J’Nai Bridges’s upcoming performance on Home Delivery Plus. As we look forward, we also look back and remember our last occasion to hear the phenomenal Ms. Bridges, as the headline artist at our March 2020 Virtual Gala, A Celebration of Women: Fearless, Creative, Resilient.

Our Virtual Gala also featured an array of phenomenal women-owned businesses in connection with our silent auction. With this Listening Party, we are delighted to partner with two of these businesses—Woman-Owned Wineries and Theopolis Vineyards—in offering a trio of fabulous wines for you to sample as you savor the music. Below, please find descriptions for the three vintages included in this special package, as well more information about our partners.

Order your package by Wednesday, February 24 to enhance your Listening Party experience—we look forward to toasting with you!

Note: We encourage you to order your Listening Party wine package as early as possible to avoid potential inclement weather delays!

 

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LISTENING PARTY TRIO from THEOPOLIS

 

The Woman-Owned Wineries Special 3-pack from Theopolis Vineyards below is available at the special price of $129 with free shipping with coupon code WINESONG21. Now available February 15–March 31, 2021! Extension offered in celebration of Womens History Month.
NOTE: Orders take approximately 2 weeks to arrive.

 

2017 Theopolis Vineyards Estate Grown Petite Sirah

2017 THEOPOLIS VINEYARDS ESTATE GROWN PETITE SIRAH

This Estate Grown Petite Sirah is full bodied, flavorful and fruit forward. On the palate, this wine has lots of raspberry, chocolate, cola, and some toasty oak. It has very round tannins, and the acidity is well-balanced, creating a pure and smooth finish. This vintage will age beautifully for decades.

2019 Yorkville Highlands Pinot Noir

2019 YORKVILLE HIGHLANDS PINOT NOIR

This Pinot Noir has aromas of delicate rose petals, bing cherries, currants, cranberries and lightly toasted oak. It is highlighted by subtle undertones of forest floor with flavors of dark fruit, cinnamon and cardamom spices to round out the bouquet. On the palate, this Pinot Noir is savory with bright acidity adding length to the soft finish.

2019 Theo-Patra's Cuvee Cerise by Theopolis Vineyards

2019 THEO-PATRA’S CUVÉE CERISE BY THEOPOLIS VINEYARDS

This complex cuvée of Mourvèdre, Syrah, and Petite Sirah is delightful from first smell to last sip. Rich cranberry, dried plum, and elegant spice create a beautiful potpourri on the nose. Bursts of soft baking spice give way to notes of blueberry jam and sweet vanilla that transcend to a long, juicy finish. A perfect glass on its own, this wine also pairs beautifully with warm, comforting cuisine.

 

MORE ON OUR PARTNERS

 

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Woman-Owned Wineries
elevates female wine entrepreneurs. With a nationwide winery directory 600 wineries strong, and a wine club that delivers carefully curated bottles to your doorstep every month, we invite you to get curious about the unsung heroines behind your favorite bottles!


Check out WOW on Twitter and Instagram

WOW IN THE PRESS:

Wall Street Journal Magazine| Wine Clubs, Now Uncorking Fun
Martha Stewart Living | Holiday Gift Ideas for the Wine Lovers in Your Life
Vinepair | The Future is WOW: Woman-Owned Wineries’ Amy Bess Cook Wants to Level the Playing Field

 

 

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Theopolis Vineyards
is a small lot vineyard and hand-crafted winery located in California’s prestigious Yorkville Highlands of the Anderson Valley. Situated along Highway 128 in southeastern Mendocino County near the border of Sonoma County, the AVA is a highly elevated, rugged interior wine-growing area. Established in 2003, Wine Critic Robert Parker bestowed upon wine made from grapes harvested from Theopolis Vineyards a stellar rating of 94-96 points, a spectacular showing for the vintner’s first harvest in 2006.

 
Check out Theopolis on Twitter and Instagram

THEOPOLIS IN THE PRESS:

Forbes | Black Wine Experts On Diversity, Representation And Inclusion Within The Industry: Part One
Wine Enthusiast Magazine | ‘Know Your Worth’: Nine Women Winemakers on Mentorship and More

 

 

ABOUT OUR WINE EXPERTS

 

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A 10-year veteran of the wine business, Amy Bess Cook launched Woman-Owned Wineries in 2017 to help create greater equity in the industry.

As longtime brand and operations director for a boutique winery, she came to closely understand the inner workings of a small wine business, particularly on the direct-to-consumer side.

Along the way, Ms. Cook consulted for other wineries and vendors. She also studied enology and tried her hand at winemaking in a startup wine project of her own. Her broad and varied experience taught her firsthand some of the challenges women face in the wine industry, and motivated her to seek practical, positive solutions.

Her efforts to help build equity within the wine business have been featured in the San Francisco Chronicle, Forbes, VinePair, Vivino, and elsewhere. For this work, she was named Imbibe Magazine’s “Wine Person of the Year”.

 

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Theodora Lee, a senior partner and trial lawyer at Littler, founded Theopolis Vineyards in 2003. In the wine world, Ms. Lee is known as Theo-patra, Queen of the Vineyards.

Ms. Lee and Theopolis Vineyards have been featured in various publications, including Forbes Magazine, Bloomberg, Sunset Magazine, Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Sonoma Magazine, HuffPost.com, The Press Democrat, and Essence Magazine, to name a few. Recently, Ms. Lee was recognized as a 2020 Wine Industry Leader, following a passion for wine that was born in 1987 upon her arrival to San Francisco from Texas.

In addition to practicing law and making wine, Ms. Lee is a settlement commissioner, Early Neutral Evaluator, and AAA-certified arbitrator and mediator. She is a contributing writer to numerous employment law publications and regularly appears on television and radio, including on NPR and PBS, regarding various employment topics. Ms. Lee is the Co-Board Chairperson of the Dallas Post Tribune Newspaper, one of the oldest Black newspapers in North Texas, and she serves on the Board of Directors of the YMCA of San Francisco.