Beaulieu Vineyard® Toasts Eleven Consecutive Years as Official Wine Sponsor At the 66th Emmy® Awards Governors Ball and Creative Arts Ball 75th Vintage of Iconic Georges de Latour Private Reserve Celebrates Television's Biggest Night

NAPA, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beaulieu Vineyard, a visionary, iconic winery in Napa Valley, with 114 years of history in fine winemaking, is once again, the official wine Sponsor of the 66th Emmy® Awards Governors Ball to be held August 25, 2014 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, immediately following the Emmy Awards telecast at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in downtown Los Angeles. 

This is the eleventh consecutive year BV wines have been featured at the Emmy celebrations and the ninth year Beaulieu Vineyard has been the proud Official Wine Sponsor of the Television Academy. BV wines will also be featured at the Creative Arts Ball on August 16, 2014.

The 2011 BV Georges de Latour Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon will join the 2013 Beaulieu Vineyard Maestro Collection Sauvignon Blanc to complement award-winning chef, Joachim Splichal's culinary menu. In addition to the wines selected to be served tableside, wine lovers can sample a range of exclusive Beaulieu Vineyard wines at the central wine bar, as they stroll and enjoy the vibrant and glamorous official Emmy after-party, themed "kaleidoscope of color."

"We are honored to pour the 75th vintage of our prestigious Georges de Latour Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon which is perfect for special, momentous occasions like this," said Jeffrey Stambor, Director of Winemaking for Beaulieu Vineyard.  "Georges de Latour Private Reserve has been served at historic events since the first vintage and we are thrilled to toast television's excellence with our 75th anniversary vintage."

BV Georges de Latour was the first private reserve Cabernet produced in America and has been a benchmark in California winemaking since the inaugural vintage in 1936. In memory of the winery founder, it is the most highly anticipated wine produced by Beaulieu Vineyard. The 2011 vintage marks the 75th anniversary of the first vintage of this premier American reserve wine.

Beaulieu Vineyard, established in 1900, is a historic Napa Valley winery with a tradition of quality and innovation. Founded by French immigrant, Georges de Latour, Beaulieu Vineyard set early standards for excellence in premium winemaking that subsequent generations of vintners continue to maintain. Beaulieu Vineyard holds a unique place in the history of California wineries and is one of the most collected American Cabernets.  For more information about Beaulieu Vineyard, visit www.bvwines.com.

Beaulieu Vineyard wines are produced by Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines (DC&E) is part of Diageo (Dee-AH-Gee-O); the world's leading premium drinks business. DC&E brands also include: BV Coastal Estates, Sterling Vineyards, Sterling Vintner's Collection, Chalone Vineyard, Acacia Vineyard, Provenance Vineyards and Rosenblum Cellars. DC&E is also a leading importer of estate-bottled wines from Burgundy.  For more information about BV, visit BVWines.com. Celebrating life, every day, everywhere, responsibly.  For the Diageo global resource that promotes responsible drinking through the sharing of best practice tools, information and initiatives, visit DRINKiQ.com, twitter.com/BVWines, and Facebook.com/BVWines.

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