Vol. 3, Issue 4 LDV Winery July 2012  

Time to Celebrate
Upcoming Events
Pass It On
We Still Have Wine
The eNewsletter offers us the opportunity to share our experiences on our winemaking journey and lets you be the first to learn about our progress, vineyard and winery practices, new wine releases, wine pairings, events, special offers and promotions. We always welcome hearing from you. Email us at info@ldvwinery.com with your questions or comments.

Time to Celebrate

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Summertime at Lawrence Dunham Vineyards is a busy time. Not only are we celebrating our country’s birthday but our first white wine release – 2011 Viognier. It is 100% Viognier fruit from our vineyard that was fermented and finished in stainless steel tanks. We are still awaiting label approval and printing, but patience is a virtue and this wine is well worth the wait.
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Starting the second week in July we will bottling four different wines. Our 2010 Grenaches and Petite Sirahs are finally ready to be bottled. They have been barrel aged over 21 months.
If you want to get out of the heat and join us for some summertime fun helping to bottle, give us a call or send us an email.

The vineyard looks absolutely awesome. The monsoons have begun, though weakly. The vines are full with grapes and verasion should start later this month. We love this time of year as the grapes turn from green to beautiful purple.

Include us in your summertime travel. We have quite a few events in July and August so plan on attending them and introducing us to some of your friends.

Have a safe and wonderful July 4th!

Curt Dunham and Peggy Fiandaca

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Come Celebrate with Us - Upcoming Events

July 7
1-4 PM
Wine and Food Pairing Open House
Our Home in Fountain Hills
Discuss and taste four wines paired with the perfect little bites.
For reservations, details, and directions: (602) 320-1485
or info@ldvwinery.com

July 14
1-4 PM
Wine and Food Pairing Open House
Lawrence Dunham Vineyards – Pearce, AZ
Stop by and taste four of our wines paired with
the perfect little bites.
Tasting Fee: $8.00 per person; tasting fee refunded with the purchase of minimum two bottles per taster. Additional wines will be sold by the glass or bottle.
For reservations and directions: (602) 320-1485
or info@ldvwinery.com

July 14
5:30 PM Canapés
6:30 PM Dinner
Winemaker Dinner
Sunglow Ranch Café; Pearce, AZ
Four courses using local produce expertly paired with our wines.
$70.00 per person for dinner, plus tax and gratuity
Special lodging package rates for the weekend
For reservations call: (520) 824-3334
or email reservations@sunglowranch.com

August 4
5:00 PM
Prescott Film Festival
Special wine tasting featuring Lawrence Dunham Vineyards along with a special screening of Dances with Wolves
For tickets: (928) 776-2000; (877) 928-4253
www.prescottfilmfestival.com; www.ycpac.com

August 11
1-4 PM
Wine Release Pick Up Open House
Our Home in Fountain Hills
Come pick up your wines and celebrate with us our new releases (probably our first white wine – 2011 Viognier)
For reservations, place orders, open house details, and directions: (602)320-1485 or info@ldvwinery.com

August 18
5:30 PM
Valley Youth Theatre Annual Event
Peggy and Curt will be honored with the 2012
VYTality Award for Leadership Impacting Today’s Youth
Herberger Theater, Phoenix, AZ
For information: (602) 253-8188 x304

August 25
11-3:00 PM
3rd Annual Grape to Glass Symposium
Lawrence Dunham Vineyards – Pearce, AZ
Join us for our annual signature event that includes a special
winemaker lunch using local produce, in depth vineyard and winery tours, Arizona’s largest tasting panel, guest speaker from
the Amerind Foundation, and so much more.
Symposium fee: $65.00 General Public
$45.00 Chiricahua Circle Members
(limited to 75 guests)
For reservations: (602) 320-1485
or email info@ldvwinery.com

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Pass It On

Help us spread the word about Lawrence Dunham Vineyards. There are several very simple ways.
  • Forward this eNewsletter to others that enjoy great wine and fun get-togethers.
  • Encourage your contacts to “friend” us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
  • Encourage your friends, family, neighbors, or others to join our mailing lists so they can invitations directly.
  • Bring a friend or friends to one of our upcoming events.

Or consider LDV when you want to plan a private wine event for your wine loving friends or colleagues. We have worked with groups on a variety of events at the winery or special wine tasting or winemaker dinners at our home in Fountain Hills. Give us a call to discuss. Many people and companies have taken us up on our offer.

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Don’t Whine We Still Have Wine

The historic and award-winning 2009 Lawrence Dunham Vineyards wines are selling out.

If you are running low on Lawrence Dunham Vineyards wines, there are
three ways to fix that.
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  1. Call or email and we will get the wine to you.
  2. Attend one of our numerous events this summer.
  3. Visit one of our restaurant partners for a great meal and Lawrence Dunham Vineyards’ wine (Pizzeria Bianco, Quiessence, FNB, Posh, Sunglow Ranch, Italian Restaurant, and Ritz Carlton Dove Mountain).
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From Vineyard to Table Blog

Summertime is all about outdoor dining and casual entertaining with family and friends.

Check out July’s blog post, Fire Up The Grill. Included in this month’s blog is a great recipe for Grilled Caprese appetizer or side dish.

Also, visit the website for many more grilling recipes at this link.

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