Mirassou Winery Presents Interior Design Expert Genevieve Gorder and David Mirassou at Taste of Chicago

TV Personality and Wine Expert to Share Advice for Summertime Entertaining

Jul 13, 2012, 10:00 ET from Mirassou Winery

CHICAGO, July 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at Taste of Chicago, interior design expert and TV personality Genevieve Gorder and wine expert and sixth generation of America's oldest winemaking family, David Mirassou, are teaming up for an interactive demonstration for fans on the Cooking Stage at 1:30pm.

Genevieve and David will share their insider tips and expert tricks for summertime entertaining with wine for attendees of the annual food festival. From the best ways to incorporate the season's bright colors into entertaining decor to the latest trends in wine glasses, Genevieve and David will tell all!

In April, Mirassou Winery announced a partnership with Genevieve, whose unmistakable style and enthusiasm have made her one of America's favorite interior designers. Finding inspiration and beauty in everyday life, she applies her soulful and whimsical style to transform interiors.

"My passion is finding simple ways to help people create bright, beautiful spaces so they can enjoy more good times at home with family and friends," said Gorder.  "Mirassou and I are the perfect pairing because their wines and my designs are both distinctly approachable and welcoming. Adding Mirassou to your table is the perfect finishing touch for any home design project and every gathering, any time of year."

A key part of the partnership is the Brighten Your Home Sweepstakes, which will award one winner with a virtual design consultation with Genevieve, a $5,000 cash prize to bring a new home design to life and Mirassou branded items perfect for brightening up any entertaining space. To enter and to view the official rules, visit www.facebook.com/MirassouWinery.

The Mirassou family is proud to be America's oldest winemaking family and has a rich heritage of crafting superior wines in the sun-drenched hills of California. From the iconic sun logo on the label to refreshingly fruit-forward taste profiles, Mirassou wines embody the bright spirit that is so much a part of the winery's sunny California history.

The Mirassou portfolio offers eight distinct varietals: Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and the newest addition to Mirassou's family of wines, a Moscato, which is now available nationwide.  To find Mirassou wines in your area, visit the Where to Buy section at www.mirassou.com. To download Mirassou's at-home entertaining kit, wine tasting tips and delicious recipe pairing ideas, find Mirassou on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MirassouWinery and at www.mirassou.com.

About Mirassou Winery:  The Mirassou family has been growing grapes and crafting superior wines in California since 1854, earning them the distinction of being America's oldest winemaking family. Today, the Mirassou wine style is light-bodied, refreshing and fruit-forward. Mirassou's premium wines – Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Moscato, Pinot Noir, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon – retail for approximately $12 per bottle and are widely available in all 50 states. They can be located through Mirassou.com's "Where to Buy" section or by ordering at www.thebarrelroom.com.

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