Madera vintners and artists celebrate “Agriculture with the Arts”

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Madera County wine makers and artists are joining together to celebrate California Wine Month with a unique event pairing spectacular local area wines and beautiful art created by local artists.

Glass sculptures by a Madera County artists on display during the Agriculture with the Arts

Celebrate Agriculture with the Arts

Madera, CA (Vocus) September 12, 2009 -- The Madera Vintners Association will co-host the opening of “Celebrate Agriculture with the Arts” with the Madera Co. Arts Council during California’s Wine Month Celebration.

The Madera Vintners Association is honored to join the Madera County Arts Council to “Celebrate Agriculture with the Arts” at the exhibit’s opening reception at 5:30 pm on Thursday, September 17, 2009 at Circle Arts Gallery in Madera. Guests will get the first glimpse of the works submitted to the juried art competition while enjoying fine wines from the Madera Wine Trail. The public is invited to join the celebration free of charge at Circle Arts Gallery, 1653 N. Schnoor Suite 113, Madera CA.

For the fifth consecutive year, Governor Schwarzenegger has proclaimed September as California Wine Month. According to KC Pomering, the Executive Administrator of the Madera Vintners Association, the declaration highlights California’s wine attributes. “Our beautiful wine country landscape and ideal climate for wine, our talented and ingenious winemaking families, our celebrated lifestyle and cuisine and our commitment to sustainability and the environment are all on display. The family winemakers of the Madera Wine Trail are proud to be a part of California Wine Month,” she said.

Madera County, also known as California’s Gateway to Yosemite, is one of California’s oldest wine making regions. Many wine enthusiasts are familiar with the region’s popular desert wines, however the region also produces numerous award winning dinner wines as well.

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For more information on the event, please contact:
KC Pomering, Executive Administrator

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