The Madera Vintners Association Gives Honors to Ficklin Vineyards for Achievement in Local Wine Industry
Ficklin Vineyards has been producing award winning traditional Ports for over 64 years. Founded in 1946 by Walter C. Ficklin, Ficklin Vineyards remains the oldest Port winery in the United States. Walter Sr, along with his sons David and Walter Jr, established Ficklin Vineyards as a leader in the wine industry, and Ficklin Vineyards became known as America’s premier Port winery. Ficklin Vineyards was just selected as Winery of the Year by industry peers of the Madera Vintners Association. Liz Wilcox is Director of Retail Operations for Ficklin Vineyards and President of Ficklin-Wilcox, a new division for Ficklin Vineyards with the opening of a wine tasting room/class room with kitchen store in Sacramento’s Mid-Town neighborhood scheduled to open March, 2013.
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Murphy-Goode Winery names Capt. Robert Phillips of Virginia “Hero of the Month”
Located in the Alexander Valley region of Sonoma County, Murphy-Goode is a family-owned winery known for award-winning California wines from Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay to Pinot Noir, Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon. The winery is proud to support Operation Homefront and its work with wounded warriors and the families of service members. Murphy-GoodeLiz Wilcox