Foley Family Wines Announces Launch of Foley Food and Wine Society

New Society to Offer Luxury Experiences in Food, Wine and Travel

Jan 31, 2013, 05:00 ET from Foley Family Wines

HEALDSBURG, Calif., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Foley Family Wines announced today the launch of the company's latest venture, The Foley Food and Wine Society (FFWS). Developed with the goal of packaging exceptional all-inclusive experiences for people who love food, wine and travel, FFWS will offer members access to one-of-a-kind events and activities. Members will receive exclusive invitations to a world-class collection of wineries, inns, golf courses, restaurants, events and luxury lifestyle partners worldwide – all available via a complimentary concierge service. The concierge service is comprised of a team of specialists that will provide members with insights and recommendations on local wine education, cooking, gardening, golf, skiing and other active recreation activities. Members will also receive special offers and discounts from Foley Family Wines and partner properties throughout the year.


Foley Family Wines' impressive portfolio includes some of the most renowned winery producers from California's prestigious wine appellations such as the Central Coast, Napa and Sonoma in addition to producers in Washington State and New Zealand. The Foley Family Wines resorts, hotels and restaurants are among the most admired in the world, boasting first-class hospitality, award-winning greens, celebrated chefs and cuisine, making the new Foley Food and Wine Society's offerings an unparalleled, approachable guide to luxury.

"It's long been a goal of mine to share our properties, restaurants and wineries with people who crave delicious meals, a perfect glass of wine and active luxury travel," Proprietor Bill Foley said. "The Foley Food and Wine Society is my vision for creating singular experiences that celebrate food, wine and travel."

FFWS member benefits include a new Society Points program that works in conjunction with an exclusive online retail site called the Foley Food and Wine Exchange. The online store will allow guests to purchase wines from multiple Foley Family Wines properties including Kuleto, Chalk Hill, Sebastiani and Foley Estate in one transaction.

The Society Points program will award points to members for every dollar spent at the FFWS Exchange online store, at Foley Family Wines properties and for participating in various FFWS activities. Points can be redeemed for a number of items and activities including exclusive tours and tastings, product discounts, merchandise and lodging. The FFWS site is a robust resource for members featuring video content on all properties as well as opportunities for members to interact with notable food and wine authorities.

Base membership in the FFWS is complimentary however additional Society levels at different price points will eventually be introduced. The launch of FFWS is being supported by a sweepstakes offer with participants entered to win a trip for four to the incredible Wharekauhau Lodge in New Zealand. 

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About Foley Family Wines
Foley Family Wines was established by Bill Foley in 1996 with the acquisition Lincourt Vineyards in California's Santa Ynez Valley. Since then, Foley Family Wines has grown to become a major producer, marketer and distributor of highly-acclaimed, handmade wines from some of the world's greatest vineyards. Every brand in the company's portfolio is distinct and autonomous with its own identity, style, techniques and personnel. Foley Family Wines owns the following properties: Foley Estates (Santa Rita Hills, CA), Lincourt Vineyards (Solvang, CA), Merus (Napa Valley, CA), Foley Johnson (Napa Valley, CA), Kuleto (Napa Valley, CA), Altvs (Napa, CA), Chalk Hill (Sonoma County, CA), Sebastiani (Sonoma County, CA), Lancaster Estate (Sonoma County, CA), Three Rivers Winery (Walla Walla, WA), Firestone Vineyard (Santa Ynez Valley, CA), Eos (Paso Robles, CA), Vavasour (Marlborough, New Zealand), Clifford Bay (Marlborough, New Zealand), and Te Kairanga (Martinborough, NZ). Bill Foley is Chairman of the Board of Directors for Fidelity National Inc and Vice Chairman of Fidelity National Information Services. Both are Fortune 500 companies.

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