What's Cookin' on Wine with Michael Horn and Nicole Nielsen
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CRN 1 Live Mondays 6p-7p PT. Wine experts Mike Horn and Nicole Nielsen discuss wines from around the globe. This live international wine show reaches wine lovers everywhere.
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9/19 MORGEN MCLAUGHLIN, SANTA BARBARA VINTNERS, CELEBRATION OF HARVEST WEEKEND, EUGENIA KEEGAN, GRAN MORAINE
MORGEN MCLAUGHLIN - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, SANTA BARBARA VINTNERS – CELEBRATION OF HARVEST WEEKEND OCTOBER 7-10 ABOUT SB COUNTY VINTNERS ASSOCIATION The Santa Barbara County Vintners’ Association is a non-profit organization (501c6) founded in 1983 to support and promote Santa Barbara County as a premium wine producing and wine grape growing region. The Vintners’ Association produces festivals, seminars, and wine tastings as well as providing information to consumers and the wine and travel media. Through the Santa Barbara Vintners’ Foundation, the Association contributes to the community through local charitable, art and educational and scholarship organizations with proceeds from its various events, such as Santa Barbara Wine Auction, held every other year and benefitting Direct Relief International, and silent auctions at all the Association’s festivals. ABOUT MORGEN MCLAUGHLIN: Morgen has been deeply involved in the wine and tourism industries since childhood through her family's various projects on the East Coast and Colorado. Wanting to follow her own path outside of wine, Morgen graduated from Boston College with degrees in English and Secondary Education. As she prepared to enroll in Graduate School, she was pulled back into the family wine business as the General Manager and eventual Co-owner of McLaughlin Vineyards. After twelve years at the winery and diversifying the business into special events, direct to consumer initiatives and ag-tourism projects, she left to become the President and CEO of Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association in Corning, New York. Morgen led the organization and region through six and a half years of tremendous growth and national and international visibility. Morgen lives in Santa Barbara County with her husband (a fellow wine professional) and three sons. She currently serves on the Visit Santa Barbara Board of Directors, Santa Barbara Vintners Foundation Board of Directors, Santa Barbara County Agriculture Advisory Committee, and the Santa Barbara County Right to Farm Committee. CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OF HARVEST EXCITEMENT Celebrating its 25th Anniversary, the Celebration of Harvest Weekend October 7-10 brings together wine makers, grape growers, chefs, and wine lovers for four days of merriment. From the four day Vintners Visa, Friday Harvest Dinner, Saturday Wine Seminar, Saturday Festival Grand Tasting, to the many winery special events, you don't want