WATER’S EDGE RESORT & SPA

WATER’S EDGE RESORT & SPA, CONNECTICUT’S ONLY PRIVATE BEACH RESORT, ANNOUNCES COMEDY NIGHT PACKAGE

–Comedians Vincent McElhone, Perry Gardner and Rick Roberts will headline The Comedy Dinner Show Saturday, July 18, 2009 –

In the tradition of the late entertainment impresario, Bill Hahn, Water’s Edge Resort & Spa continues its comedy night events with performances by three comedic geniuses on Saturday, July 18, 2009. Headlining the performances are Vincent McElhone, Perry Gardner and Rick Roberts. Water’s Edge Resort & Spa will offer an all-inclusive package of standard accommodations for two, dinner buffet and entrance to the comedy show at a rate of $229.00 per couple. For guests desiring to attend only the show, tickets are $17.50 per person, and $32.00 per person for dinner buffet and comedy show.

Water’s Edge Resort & Spa’s storied past was established by entertainment impresario Bill Hahn and headlined such luminaries as: Woody Allen, Barbara Streisand and Art Carney to name a few. The tradition has continued under the direction of owner/operator Michael Dattilo with live entertainment in the resort’s main dining room with spectacular views of the Long Island Sound.

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Rodney Strong Vineyards Celebrates 50-year Anniversary

Rodney Strong Vineyards Celebrates 50-year Anniversary

Wine Industry Notables Gather to Commemorate Winery’s Achievements

 

June 29, 2009, Healdsburg, CA – On Saturday, June 27 at the home of winery owner, Tom Klein, friends, family and wine industry dignitaries gathered to celebrate Rodney Strong Vineyards’ golden anniversary. Strong started the business in 1959 by buying and blending wine that he and his wife, Charlotte then sold. Rod, who passed away in 2006, was one of the first to plant pinot noir in Russian River Valley in the late 1960s, the first to vineyard designate a Sonoma County cabernet sauvignon with the 1974 vintage of Alexander’s Crown and the first to produce and label a chardonnay from Chalk Hill in 1977. Chalk Hill became an American Viticultural Area in 1983.

Neighboring wineries, long-time Sonoma County grape growers and various industry trade representatives not only joined to toast 50 years of Rodney Strong Vineyards, but 30 years of Rick Sayre at the

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The Songs and Sass of Ethel Merman

DENISE COOPER AND NEIL KAHANOVITZ

PRESENT

KLEA BLACKHURST’s

“EVERYTHING THE TRAFFIC WILL ALLOW:

The Songs and Sass of Ethel Merman”

THE AWARD-WINNING ACTRESS AND SINGER RETURNS WITH HER

CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED ONE WOMAN CONCERT

“We were watching a real talent, a performer we knew could delight us without ever singing a note that had once been

commandeered by Ethel Merman. We were not in thrall to the past: we were watching an interpretation

of it that had turned into something new.” – The New York Times

LIMITED ENGAGEMENT – 7 SATURDAYS ONLY

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FACTS ABOUT CALIFORNIA WINE

FASCINATING FACTS ABOUT CALIFORNIA WINE

Wine Institute and the California Association of Winegrape Growers

Offer Factoids to Test your Wine Knowledge

Did you know that a Google search of “California wine” showcases between 23 and 46 million results at any given time? Or that owls, falcons, bats, chickens and sheep are among the animals that are used to help control pests and cultivate vineyards by many California winegrowers? With California’s great culture of wine, there is significant interest in all aspects of the Golden State’s wine and grapes, and an informative web site, www.discovercaliforniawine.com, is a fun, easy-to-use tool that can help consumers learn more about the state’s signature beverage.

As a sampling of what can be found on the web site, Wine Institute and the California Association of Winegrape Growers invite you to test your knowledge about California wine and offer the following facts with corresponding links to the site:

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