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June, 2008

Introducing the Wines by Jennifer

"Road Trip Picnic Kit"

WBJ Road Trip Picnic KitAs we enjoy another busy summer here at Wines by Jennifer, it struck us that we sure have been spending a lot of time preparing coolers and baskets of food and wine for our various summer activities. Knowing that our customers might be doing the very same thing, we thought we could help, and thus was born the Wines by Jennifer Road Trip Picnic Kit, a "grab and go" collection of various food and wine items that's sure to please even the most discriminating palate.

Perfect for tailgating, picnics, boating excursions, outdoor festivals, trips to the lake, or any other you activities you have planned, we can prepare a basket-to-go for any budget. Just give us a call an hour or so before you're ready to go, and we can chill your favorite wine and have a basket waiting for you with everything you need so you can make a clean getaway to your destination.

Our baskets are totally customizable, too. Need a corkscrew? Glasses? Paper plates? Your favorite Osceola Cheese Factory cheeses? Salami and crackers? That special summer sparkling wine? Let us know and it will be in your basket!

So save yourself some time and effort this busy summer and let Wines by Jennifer do the work for you. Just call 816.505.WINE and we'll take it from there!

Inside This Issue:

Upcoming Special Events

Upcoming Tasting Room Selections

Wine Club Wine of the Month

Cellar Club Wine of the Month

Recipe of the Month

Featured Artist

Pinot's "Fun Wine Factoids"

Wine Trivia Contest

Featured Customers

Featured Testimonial

Recommended Resources

The Last Sip

Past Newsletters

 

 


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Pinot's "Fun Wine Factoids"

 

"Pinot" - The Official Feline of Wines by Jennifer

 

  • Sauvignon Blanc is the dominant grape of New Zealand, with about 22,000 of its almost 56,000 acres under vine planted to this varietal.
  • The top four nations in per-capita wine consumption are, in order: Luxembourg, France, Croatia, and Italy.
  • Napa Rose at the Disneyland Resort in California has more sommeliers on staff than any other restaurant in the United States, with more than three dozen on staff at any one time.
  • Europe accounts for 69% of the world's total wine consumption.
  • According to the Bordeaux Wine Bureau, of the 300,000+ acres under vine in Bordeaux, more than 54% are planted to Merlot, with just 23% planted to Cabernet Sauvignon.

Rainbow over the Wine Garden at Wines by Jennifer

Let us host your next Private Party at Wines by Jennifer! We'll design a party that is perfect for you:

Wedding Engagements
Wedding Ceremonies
Birthday Parties
Special Holiday Parties
Company Gatherings
Client Entertaining
Rehearsal Dinners
Bridal Showers
Luncheons & Dinners
And Much More!

Wines by Jennifer is the perfect spot for your next private event!

A smiling couple after their wedding at Wines by Jennifer. Congratulations!


Wines by Jennifer Wine Trivia Contest

Submit the correct answer by June 30th and win a free wine tasting compliments of Wines by Jennifer. In the event of multiple correct answers, the winner will be chosen by random drawing.

Waiter's CorkscrewWhere was the waiter's corkscrew invented?

Congratulations to last month's winner, Diane Pike, who was randomly drawn from several correct respondents who all knew that Juliénas, one of the northernmost crus in Beaujolais, was named after Julius Caesar.



Arbonne Health and
Wellness Products now available at Wines by Jennifer!

Simply ask Jennifer if you are interested in learning more about this wonderful line of health and wellness products. Take charge of your health and well-being and treat yourself right. You deserve it!

(Oh, and did we mention you can make money doing it?)


Wines by Jennifer Featured Customers


Bobby & Stephanie Rathbun

 

In their customary spot in the Tasting Room, Bobby and Stephanie are shown here while enjoying their weekly tasting at Wines by Jennifer.

Loyal Wine Club Members and frequent attendees at many of our special events, Bobby and Stephanie are among our most valued customers.

Thanks to you both, and we can't wait to see you again at the shoppe!

 


Wines by Jennifer Featured Testimonial

 

To the Wonderful Staff at Wines by Jennifer,

I just wanted to let you know what an enjoyable experience I had at your establishment this week while visiting Missouri! Al was such a gracious and informative host. I loved all of your selections of cheeses, jellies, oils, and wines. I will most certainly be returning to see you the next time I am visiting.

Thanks again,

Megan Horton

(Submit a testimonial about your experience at Wines by Jennifer and if we select it for inclusion in a future newsletter, you'll win a complimentary wine tasting at Wines by Jennifer.)


Recommended Resources

 

2008 Wines from Spain Far from Ordinary Wine Guide

Doug Frost, MS, MW - Contributor

 


Wines from Spain Far from Ordinary Wine GuideCreated by Wines from Spain and Kansas City's own Doug Frost, MS, MW, this beautiful 144-page book is packed with insightful, current and useful information on Spanish wines and cheeses, along with maps and eye-catching photographs.

Spain's wine industry is experiencing an unprecedented revolution in quality and diversity and this explosion has clearly placed Spain among the leaders in the wine world today.

These days, Spain's winemakers are adapting modern practices while also respecting the country's honored winemaking traditions. Additional, new wine laws are encouraging experimentation among producers, resulting in rich, lively, distinctly "Spanish"-styled wines that complement a broad variety of cuisines.

This purpose of this book is to enlighten the reader on all the exciting developments in Spanish wine, and it hits the mark!

To obtain your free copy, visit www.winesfromspainusa.com.


The Last Sip

 

“Nostalgia is the most successful wine-aging process.”

- Bryan Miller, restaurant critic

 

That's all, folks - see you next month!

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