iVisit Sonoma County - Barrel Tasting app

  
FOR:              
WINE ROAD
NORTHERN SONOMA COUNTY                   
                        498 Moore Lane, Suite B / P.O. Box 46
Healdsburg, CA 95488
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CONTACT:    WAGSTAFF WORLDWIDE
                        Ashley E. Rodgers
                        323.871.1151
                        ashley@wagstaffworldwide.com
                         
 
SONOMA COUNTY: THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT
 
Sonoma County Tourism Bureau launches iVisit Sonoma County for iPhone just in time for the Wine Road’s 32nd-Annual Barrel Tasting Event in March
 
(SONOMA COUNTY, CA., February 9, 2010) – With a single click, download hundreds of reasons to plan your next visit to the Sonoma wine country with the iVisit Sonoma County for iPhone, which is available immediately for free download at Apple's App Store on iTunes.
 
You'll have at your fingertips access to information on more than 300 wineries, along with area restaurants, spas, hotels, recreational activities, shopping, wine events and so much more, making your next trip to the region easier than ever. 
 
"Mobile technology that seemed like a novelty two years ago, is a necessity today," said Keri Hanson, Sonoma County Tourism Bureau's public relations and marketing manager. "Travelers seek real-time information for planning and when they're in the destination—our application provides that and more."
 
iVisit Sonoma County - iPhone edition puts dozens of daily events at your fingertips; from Peanuts (Charles M. Schulz Museum) to olives (Ninth-Annual Sonoma Olive Season) to wine futures (Wine Road 32nd Annual Barrel Tasting) to jazz (Sonoma Jazz +) … you’re sure to find something that entices you to visit.
 
A "featured event," the Wine Road’s 32nd Annual Barrel Tasting is taking place the first two weekends in March and now visitors will now have access to event information through iVisit Sonoma County.
 
“We are thrilled to partner with the Sonoma County Tourism Bureau to have our upcoming Barrel Tasting event included, which will make visiting the region even easier with access to event information and participating wineries,” said Beth Costa, executive director of Wine Road Northern Sonoma County.
 
Discover blue skies, moderate temperature and myriad reasons to visit Sonoma County, just 30 miles from San Francisco. Home to more than 300 award-winning wineries, Sonoma County barrels a wine for every taste. Instantly find wineries serving up your favorite flavor (chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon, pinot noir, etc.) or discover a new one with the unique varietals filter on iVisit Sonoma County.
 
ABOUT SONOMA COUNTY TOURISM BUREAU
Sonoma County, located 30 miles from San Francisco, is America’s premier wine, spa and coastal destination, featuring more than 300 wineries and 50-plus miles of stunning Pacific coast.
For a free visitors guide or information on hotels, wineries, events, spas, attractions, and dining in Sonoma County, visit www.sonomacounty.com or call (800) 576-6662. Media information: Tina Luster, Sonoma County Tourism Bureau, (707) 522-5810, tluster@sonomacounty.com.
 
ABOUT WINE ROAD NORTHERN SONOMA COUNTY:
The Wine Road is an association of 160 vintners and 50 lodging properties throughout the Alexander, Dry Creek, and Russian River valleys in Northern Sonoma County, a stunning landscape dotted with vineyards and picturesque towns. The grandeur of the Pacific Ocean and towering redwoods lead visitors inland along quiet country roads only one hour north of San Francisco. There is always something going on along the Wine Road with year-round winery events, exciting new releases of wine, and much more. For more information, or to request a free map, contact Beth Costa at (800) 723-6336 or via e-mail at info@wineroad.com. Please visit the Wine Road at www.wineroad.com or on Facebook and Twitter.
 
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