Save Me, San Francisco Wine Company Inspires With Its Second Varietal, Calling All Angels Chardonnay

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Grammy-winning band Train and Save Me, San Francisco Wine Company launch Calling All Angels Chardonnay

Save Me, San Francisco Wine Company, a collaboration between Underdog Wine & Spirits and Grammy Award-winning band Train, announces the launch of its second varietal offering, Calling All Angels Chardonnay.

Following the successful launch of Save Me, San Francisco Wine Co.’s inaugural varietal, Drops of Jupiter Petite Sirah, the new varietal is named for Train’s chart-topping single and embodies the story behind the music. “Even though Train was successful after we won the Grammy for Drops of Jupiter, I felt unsuccessful in my life,” says Train lead singer Pat Monahan. “A friend encouraged me to call my angels. Through this song, I thought I could help others call their angels, too.”

Inspired, Save Me, San Francisco Wine Co. vintner Adam Richardson has interpreted Train’s song as a fruit-forward, medium bodied Chardonnay. “The song is uplifting and fulfilling, as is Calling All Angels Chardonnay with its soft tannins and long finish.” Train guitarist and wine fan Jimmy Stafford agrees, “Chardonnay is my go-to choice of wine after rockin’ out under the bright lights on stage. This blend has a fantastic citrus scent, a hint of pineapple that is refreshing to enjoy both with dinner or drinks with friends.”

Calling All Angels Chardonnay hopes to continue to inspire beyond the song’s message: a portion of the proceeds from Save Me, San Francisco Wine Co. sales will be in support of Family House, a non-profit organization providing temporary housing to families of seriously ill children. For more information on Family House, visit http://www.familyhouseinc.org.

Calling All Angels Chardonnay is available in 750ml size for SRP $9.99. Online pre-sale begins October 26, 2011 via http://www.SaveMeSFWineCo.com and the Train Wine Club (http://www.trainwineclub.com). Calling All Angels Chardonnay will also be available in select markets nationwide beginning December 2011. For more information, visit http://www.SaveMeSFWineCo.com.

About Train
Multiplatinum band TRAIN has made its mark on music history with their GRAMMY-Award-winning song “Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me)” and chart-topping singles “Meet Virginia” and “Calling All Angels.” Train earned their third GRAMMY earlier this year for worldwide smash “Hey Soul Sister” from its current release Save Me, San Francisco. “Hey Soul Sister” was the biggest selling single of 2010 and hit #1 at radio in the US and in 15 countries abroad. Train hit #1 again with “If It’s Love,” and “Marry Me” from Save Me, San Francisco has reached platinum status as well. The latest single, “Save Me, San Francisco,” has also hit the Top 10 at radio. Save Me, San Francisco has sold over one million albums worldwide and over eight million tracks. In addition to taking the sales and radio worlds by storm, Train has been all over television. They have performed on the American Music Awards, the Grammy Nomination Concert, Crossroads, The Today Show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Monday Night Football, A&E Private Sessions, America’s Got Talent, The View, Dancing With The Stars, Live With Regis and Kelly, Ellen DeGeneres Show, Lopez Tonight and more.

About Underdog Wine & Spirits:
Underdog Wine & Spirits, an unleashed unit of The Wine Group, is the champion of emerging brands for the new millennium: the “underdogs” of the sometimes stuffy wine and spirits world. We work with domestic and international producers to craft unique adult beverages that are a breed apart. The home of Cupcake, Fish Eye, flipflop, Big House and Octavin, our portfolio includes many of today’s most dynamic growth brands. For more information about Underdog Wine & Spirits, visit http://www.underdogwineandspirits.com.

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