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Apr 14, 2014, 11:55 ET

Drought Intensifies Korbel Garden's Sustainability Efforts

 Korbel Champagne Cellars' lush garden is one of Sonoma County's top visitor destinations for good reason – towering redwoods and the...

May 02, 2013, 14:48 ET

A Sparkling Toast for Mother's Day

 For everything mothers do, Mother's Day probably should be celebrated every day of the year. However, since Mother's Day is only celebrated...

Apr 03, 2013, 06:00 ET
Korbel Champagne Cellars' spectacular garden opens April 16th for the 2013 season.  Featuring a tapestry of colorful plantings amid towering redwoods, Korbel Garden is both a popular Sonoma County attraction and an example of Korbel's commitment to conserve, reduce, reuse and implement natural, sustainable techniques throughout its garden, vineyard and winemaking operations.  Free guided garden tours are offered Tuesday through Sunday at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. through mid-October. For more information go to www.korbel.com or call 707/824-7700.  (PRNewsFoto/Korbel Champagne Cellars)

Korbel Garden Showcases the Beauty of Sustainability

 Korbel Champagne Cellars' spectacular garden, which opens on Tuesday, April 16th for the 2013 season, is a feast for the senses. Towering...

Jan 09, 2013, 11:06 ET
Korbel Champagne Cellars, producer of America's favorite premium champagne, will be there to toast President Barack Obama at the 2013 Congressional Luncheon immediately following the Swearing-In Ceremony on January 21, 2013.  This marks the eighth Presidential Inauguration in which Korbel has been selected for this prestigious honor. Korbel Russian River Valley Natural Champagne - featuring a commemorative neck label including the Inaugural Seal - will be served and raised in toasts to the Obama administration.  (PRNewsFoto/Korbel Champagne Cellars)

Korbel Champagne Cellars - The Toast Of The Inaugural Luncheon

When Barack Obama is sworn in for his second term as the 44th President of the United States, this historic event will once again be toasted with...

Dec 06, 2012, 06:00 ET

A Sparkling Addition To The Christmas Feast

Christmas brings families together, and the Christmas meal – whether Christmas dinner or Christmas brunch – ranks right up there...

Apr 10, 2012, 06:00 ET

Korbel Garden Refutes Sustainable Stereotypes

When Korbel Champagne Cellars' spectacular garden opens on Sunday, April 15th for the 2012 season, visitors will marvel at the extraordinarily...

Jan 26, 2012, 08:21 ET
Red roses, with their message of love, may always be the number one Valentine's Day gift, but sweet libations are clearly gaining. Noticeably pink in hue, Korbel Sweet Rose shows the style that gives these sparklers their Valentine's Day popularity. The romantic color, fresh berry flavors (that pair exquisitely with chocolate) and complex finish, invite toasts to love and happiness.  (PRNewsFoto/Korbel Champagne Cellars)

Sweet Bubbly for Your Sweetheart This Valentine's Day

Picking out the perfect gift for that special someone for Valentine's Day can be a difficult task. In affairs of the heart, the best gifts are...

Dec 05, 2011, 05:09 ET

Five Steps To Pop The Cork - Not Your Eye Out

 There's nothing that brings a little sparkle to your holiday get together with friends and family more than champagne. In fact, Americans...

Oct 24, 2011, 15:10 ET

Korbel California Champagne Adds Sparkle to Community Cupid Military Nuptials

Toasts of Korbel California champagne will be plentiful on October 29th, when Community Cupid treats fifteen men and women of the United States...

Jul 16, 2011, 14:41 ET
Super Bowl XLV Linebacker A.J. Hawk blasted a 337-yard drive to score the champion title at the Korbel Long Drive Contest, held during the 2011 American Century Celebrity Golf Championship in Lake Tahoe, NV.  Having won the Long Drive Contest in 2009, Hawk accepted his trophy, popped the cork on a large bottle of Korbel and sprayed the enthusiastic crowd  with championship style.  (PRNewsFoto/Korbel Champagne Cellars)

Dramatic Swing Gives Hawk the Title in Tahoe

A.J. Hawk once again captured the title of "Celebrity Long Drive Champ" by unleashing a booming 337-yard drive to win the 19th Annual Long Drive...

Apr 14, 2011, 05:06 ET
Korbel Champagne Cellars' spectacular garden will open for the 2011 season on Friday, April 15th. Featuring extraordinarily beautiful plantings amid towering redwoods, Korbel Garden is both a popular Sonoma County attraction and an example of Korbel's commitment to conserve, reduce, reuse and implement natural, sustainable techniques throughout its garden, vineyard and winemaking operations.  Free guided tours of the garden are offered Tuesday through Sunday at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. through mid-October.  For more information go to www.korbel.com.  (PRNewsFoto/Korbel Champagne Cellars)

2011 Garden Opening Highlights Korbel's Commitment to Sustainability

Korbel Champagne Cellars' spectacular garden will open for the 2011 season on Friday, April 15th. Featuring extraordinarily beautiful plantings...

Jul 19, 2010, 06:05 ET
Alfonso Ribeiro sprays the crowd with Korbel California Champagne after popping the cork and winning the 2010 Korbel Long Drive Competition with a 333-yard drive. The competition was held on July 16, 2010 as part of the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship in Lake Tahoe, NV.  (PRNewsFoto/Korbel Champagne Cellars)

Dramatic Swing Gives Alfonso Ribeiro the Title in Tahoe

Alfonso Ribeiro captured the title of "Celebrity Long Drive Champ" by unleashing a booming 333-yard drive to win the Annual Long Drive...

Jul 16, 2010, 06:05 ET
Actor Brian Baumgartner (from "The Office") earned bragging rights, knocking out more than forty all-star athletes, as he blasted his Korbel California Champagne cork 75ft to win the Third Annual Korbel Celebrity Spray-Off.  (PRNewsFoto/Korbel Champagne Cellars)

Michael Jordan, John Elway, Jerry Rice and Other Superstars Show Off Celebratory Skills in Lake Tahoe

During the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship -- often referred to as the Super Bowl of celebrity events, many players took the...

Apr 05, 2010, 06:00 ET
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 GUERNEVILLE-RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY, CA UNITED STATES
 04/02/2010

Team Effort Readies Korbel Garden for 2010 Opening

When Korbel Champagne Cellars' magnificent garden begins to welcome visitors for the 2010 season on Thursday, April 15th, this popular Sonoma...

Sep 29, 2009, 06:00 ET
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Korbel Champagne Cellars introduces its first California Brut Champagne made from organically grown grapes. As the first major U.S. producer to offer consumers such a product, Korbel demonstrates its commitment to sustainable winemaking practices. (PRNewsFoto/Korbel Champagne Cellars)[TK]
 GUERNEVILLE, CA UNITED STATES
 09/28/2009

Korbel Champagne Cellars Releases Its First California Brut Champagne Made From Organically Grown Grapes

Korbel Champagne Cellars is introducing its first California Brut Champagne made entirely with organically grown grapes. As the first...

Feb 03, 2009, 06:00 ET

Korbel Named American Winery of the Year at 2008 Wine Star Awards

Korbel Champagne Cellars has been honored as American Winery of the Year at the 2008 Wine Star Awards. The award was accepted by Korbel President...

Feb 22, 2008, 00:00 ET
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 PEORIA, IL UNITED STATES
 04/13/2007

Korbel Goes Green for St. Patrick's Day

GUERNEVILLE (RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY), Calif., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone wants to be Irish on St. Patrick's Day, so to keep those Irish eyes...

Feb 22, 2008, 00:00 ET
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 PEORIA, IL UNITED STATES
 04/13/2007

Korbel Goes Green for St. Patrick's Day

GUERNEVILLE (RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY), Calif., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone wants to be Irish on St. Patrick's Day, so to keep those Irish eyes...

Dec 21, 2007, 00:00 ET

Five Steps to Pop the Cork - Not Your Eye Out

GUERNEVILLE (RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY), Calif., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- There's nothing that brings a little sparkle to your holiday get together...

Mar 22, 2007, 01:00 ET

California Travel Industry Association Honors Korbel's Gary Heck

GUERNEVILLE (RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY), Calif., March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Travel Industry Association (CalTIA) has named Gary Heck of...