Tag: malbec
Winning the Critics Gold Award at the 2008 Critics Challenge

Tupungato, Mendoza, Argentina, (June 10, 2008)

A rookie Argentinean winery known as 1150 ("Eleven-Fifty" www.1150wine.com) has roared onto the international wine scene by winning a Critics Gold Award at the 2008 Critics Challenge International Wine Competition in San Diego, California. The fifth annual contest, held May 24-25, 2008, featured nearly 1700 wines from 16 countries and was judged by 14 renowned wine journalists. Winners are recognized as the best wines in the world and are published in the prestigious Wine Review Online.

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It's Cool to be...
002 Houston Magazine, May 2010
002 Magazine Article Wine Art Poetry

A fun read in the May 2010 issue of 002 Houston Magazine blends art, wine, photography, and poetry with Ikal 1150 Wines of Argentina.

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Saturday, Feb 27, 2010

Wines at St Stephens Silent Auction Art Show

We're co-sponsoring this year's Art Show and Auction 2010 by donating a selection of wines including the Ikal 1150 Chardonnay and Malbec. We're excited to see the great artwork the St. Stephens students have created and to pour our wines for their parents!

The transformation of Pecore Hall into an art gallery is complete and looking fabulous! There are many incredible art pieces created by the St. Stephens students for action. Also featured are great getaways and memorabilia this year. Tickets at the door are $75 and include dinner catered by Treebeard’s, drinks, and dessert.

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By DALE ROBERTSON 
Copyright 2009 Houston Chronicle 
Sept. 15, 2009, 4:04PM
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On a lark, Ward and a buddy took a vacation to Mexico's Mayan Riviera back in 2001. In hindsight, he admits they stayed in the wrong place for a couple of young, single guys looking to have fun.

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Friday, Feb 26, 2010

We're sponsoring this year's "Everybody's Somebody" charity event at Poe Elementary with a donation of our wine for the dinner and tasting events. For the silent auction, we've teamed up with Hotel Esencia to offer a 3 day 4 night wine and dine experience in Mexico's Riviera Maya.

This year the country & western theme will include a BBQ dinner, silent auction, live auction, big board, and a live band. There will also be a wine raffle with donations from Ikal 1150 Wines of Argentina and auction attendees. You may donate wines to Poe Elementary by way of the Houston Wine Merchant.

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Saturday, April 10, 2010

Tyler TX Wine, Off the Vine, Wine Auction and Gala, Keipersol Estates

We're returning to Tyler, Texas to pour our award winning Ikal 1150 wines from Argentina at the 2010 Off the Vine, Wine Gala and Auction.

The event will benefit The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) of Smith County, Parents Anonymous® Inc, and All Saints Episcopal School.

Join chef Dean Fearing, of Ritz-Carlton fame for a pairing of his creations with the Ikal 1150 and over 30 other wines from around the world.

Tickets available here... www.offthevinetyler.com

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Saturday, May 16, 2009

Los Angeles, CA

Winemasters is the largest Cystic Fibrosis Foundation fundraiser in Los Angeles and has raised over $15 million in the last 18 years. "adding tomorrows every day" is their mission and the CFF's efforts continue to extend the length and quality of life for people with CF.

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