Jordan Winery Announces 2017 Events - Themed Dinner Parties, Vineyard Hikes, New Release Party and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Jordan Vineyard & Winery has unveiled its 2017 schedule of winery events, featuring two new themed dinner parties in summer, expanded dates for vineyard hikes from spring to fall, harvest lunches and more. Events that are only available to rewards program members are noted. (more...)

Jordan Winery Announces Partnership With Malassagne Family from Champagne AR Lenoble
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

The finest restaurants in the world welcome guests with a glass of Champagne, and California's Jordan Vineyard & Winery is embracing this tradition for all of its culinary events with the Jordan Cuvee by Champagne AR Lenoble. Debuting this month at Jordan's 'Sunken Treasure' Halloween fete, this special bottling of AR Lenoble non-vintage brut celebrates the shared business values and common winemaking philosophies of both families. The Jordan Cuvee by AR Lenoble will be served at Jordan's dinner parties, exclusive events and Jordan Estate Rewards private meals beginning this fall and will be available for purchase direct from the winery in spring 2017. (more...)

Jordan Vineyard & Winery Announces Apiary With Flow Hives, Bringing Honey on Tap to Wine Country
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Jordan Vineyard & Winery announces the installation of its first apiary, which includes three Flow Hives, a crowdsourcing phenomenon from Australia that broke pledge records when the invention was unveiled last year. According to Flow, Jordan is likely the first U.S. vineyard to get on board, having pledged their support on the very first day of the campaign. At least six U.S. wineries now have Flow Hives in operation, including Sonoma County's Jordan and Lasseter, both of which have made these beehives available for consumers to view. Jordan's first Flow Hive video debuts today. (more...)

DEMETRIUS UNBOUND to Play Live Oak Theatre, 7/25-8/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Veteran Bay Area actor Soren Oliver has seen - and played in - countless productions of Shakespeare, including numerous versions of what is arguably the most popular of the Bard's comedies, "A Midsummer Night's Dream."   Midsummer has every device in Shakespeare's bag of tricks, many of which he filched from Greek comedy.  Soren Oliver has created a follow-up play that highlights the best of complex plotting, mixed-up lovers and mind-bending shtick, and peopled it with a cast of experienced Shakespearean actors and a director who really love and understand farce. (more...)

DEMETRIUS UNBOUND Plays Live Oak Theatre, Now thru 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2015

Veteran Bay Area actor Soren Oliver has seen - and played in - countless productions of Shakespeare, including numerous versions of what is arguably the most popular of the Bard's comedies, 'A Midsummer Night's Dream.'   Midsummer has every device in Shakespeare's bag of tricks, many of which he filched from Greek comedy.  Soren Oliver has created a follow-up play that highlights the best of complex plotting, mixed-up lovers and mind-bending shtick, and peopled it with a cast of experienced Shakespearean actors and a director who really love and understand farce. (more...)

DEMETRIUS UNBOUND to Play Live Oak Theatre, 7/25-8/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

Veteran Bay Area actor Soren Oliver has seen - and played in - countless productions of Shakespeare, including numerous versions of what is arguably the most popular of the Bard's comedies, "A Midsummer Night's Dream."   Midsummer has every device in Shakespeare's bag of tricks, many of which he filched from Greek comedy.  Soren Oliver has created a follow-up play that highlights the best of complex plotting, mixed-up lovers and mind-bending shtick, and peopled it with a cast of experienced Shakespearean actors and a director who really love and understand farce. (more...)

Small Family-owned Dry Creek Valley Winery Crushes Competition at 2013 Sonoma County Harvest Fair
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

HEALDSBURG, Calif., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Estate 1856, a boutique, family-owned and -operated winery in Dry Creek Valley, swept the competition at the 2013 Sonoma County Harvest Fair, winning the coveted Red Wine Sweepstakes for its 2010 Bordeaux Blend. Husband-and-wife team, Brian Schmidt (Vineyard Manager) and Janice Schmidt (Winemaker), accepted the award on behalf of the winery. For those familiar with Estate 1856, the win is not surprising the winery has won gold medals for every wine it has produced since introducing its first vintage in 2009. But when you consider an entry field of 973 wines, which in total earned 174 gold medals, 51 double gold medals, 41 best of class awards and 3 sweepstakes winners, it was a remarkable feat for this small, young winery to have poked its head above such a large group of well-known industry giants to take the top spot. (more...)

AN ANONYMOUS STORY BY ANTON CHEKHOV Ends Run at Central Works, 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2010

Central Works opens its 20th anniversary season with a new play adapted from the Chekhov novella, An Anonymous Story. (more...)

Central Works Presents AN ANONYMOUS STORY BY ANTON CHEKHOV 2/20-3/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2010

Central Works opens its 20th anniversary season with a new play adapted from the Chekhov novella, An Anonymous Story. (more...)

Central Works presents AN ANONYMOUS STORY BY ANTON CHEKHOV 2/20-3/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2010

Central Works opens its 20th anniversary season with a new play adapted from the Chekhov novella, An Anonymous Story. (more...)

Central Works presents AN ANONYMOUS STORY BY ANTON CHEKHOV 2/20-3/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2010

Central Works opens its 20th anniversary season with a new play adapted from the Chekhov novella, An Anonymous Story. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ross Valley Players' A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2009

The Ross Valley Players presents... A View from the Bridge By Arthur Miller When Eddie Carbone, a hardworking longshoreman, opens his apartment to his wife's Sicilian cousins, trouble slips through in Arthur Miller's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE. (more...)

A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Opens 5/15 At The At The Ross Valley Players
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2009

This gem of a play from master playwright Arthur Miller tells the powerful and profound story of Eddie Carbone, a hard-working Italian-American longshoreman. When Eddie opens his crowded Brooklyn apartment to his wife?s Sicilian cousins, trouble slips through, too. Soon Eddie is confronted by feelings he fiercely denies and makes choices that shatter everyone he loves and reverberate throughout the community. A story of a man who holds family and honor above all else?and yet betrays them both. This show is directed by Cris Cassell. (more...)

A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Opens 5/15 At The At The Ross Valley Players
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2009

This gem of a play from master playwright Arthur Miller tells the powerful and profound story of Eddie Carbone, a hard-working Italian-American longshoreman. When Eddie opens his crowded Brooklyn apartment to his wife?s Sicilian cousins, trouble slips through, too. Soon Eddie is confronted by feelings he fiercely denies and makes choices that shatter everyone he loves and reverberate throughout the community. A story of a man who holds family and honor above all else?and yet betrays them both. This show is directed by Cris Cassell. (more...)