San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 16, 2014
Bravium Winerys proprietor plus winemaker Derek Rohlffs announced over $ 15,000 inside cash plus wine donations to charities from his Sip&Give campaign this week.
Current Sip&Give beneficiary charities include the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation, Community Gatepath, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Peninsula Humane Society, plus Slow Food USA.
I am really happy which these significant causes continue to benefit because of Braviums achievement. I am moreover gratified which this years donations are 50-percent high than last years, Rohlffs mentioned.
A part of the proceeds within the sale of all Bravium plus artisan wines – from its vineyard-designated pinot noir plus chardonnay to its proprietary White Wedding white wine plus Lucky red wine – fund Sip&Give. Donations are prepared to every charity based on the percentage of votes it receives at sipandgive.com.
More than 9,600 individual votes were received throughout the latest campaign, with all the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation plus Peninsula Humane Society leading the voting.
Bonnie J. Addario, BJALCFs founder plus eight-year lung cancer survivor said: We are honored plus thankful to be selected by Bravium Winery because among the recipients of their providing system.
The wellness industry has been hit hard with Sequestration thus couples like Bravium will be more significant than ever to fund analysis which might conserve lives.”
And the Peninsula Humane Societys president, Ken White, added: We’re more of the slurping crowd (incredibly the dogs!), however sipping is great, particularly whenever the adoptable dogs win. We are honored to be included amidst the beneficiary charities.”
Rohlffs selected the name Bravium (Latin for reward, prize or gift) to dovetail with all the Sip&Give campaign which he produced a element of the winerys DNA at its founding. Bravium is placed about Treasure Island inside the heart of San Francisco Bay, overlooking Alcatraz as well as the Golden Gate Bridge. Traditional winemaking techniques are employed: native yeast initiate fermentations, wines are moved about the winery by gravity, plus red wines being are bottled unfined plus unfiltered. The resulting wines really reflect their origins: cool-climate vineyards found inside the Mendocino, Sonoma, Napa plus Carneros appellations.
Braviums improving wine creation plus sales are driving the 50-percent year-over-year development of the Sip&Give campaign. Lucky plus White Wedding are, respectively, the No. 1 plus No. 2 Many Popular boutique red plus white wines about Wine.com, as well as are showcased because Bestselling Wines plus Top Wines Under $ 25 about Amazon.com Wine Market. Bravium has additionally doubled its pinot noir manufacturing every of the previous 3 years, newly bottling 7 vineyard-designated wines within the 2014 classic.
Roger Scommegna’s Signal Ridge Vineyard, Mendocino Ridge’s highest elevation planting, plus John Floisand’s Beau Terroir Vineyard off Stanly Lane inside Napa Carneros highlight Bravium’s growing pinot noir system. Rohlffs has equally partnered with all the Abbassi Family to make Sonoma Carneros chardonnay from Robert Young clone vines planted inside 1975, in addition to 2 brand-new pinot noir blocks which are being planted inside spring 2014.
“The cause I love creating pinot noir is considering it is actually amidst the many clear of wines. Pinot noir is greatly influenced by vineyard website, aspect, soil kind, soil level plus weather. Once in the winery, consistent winemaking protocols let the fruit to communicate its source. And each bottle of Bravium pinot noir I create signifies additional money for the Sip&Give charities,” Rohlffs mentioned.
For more info regarding participating inside Sip&Give, see http://sipandgive.com.
For more info regarding Derek Rohlffs plus Bravium, please see bravium.com. To buy wines from Bravium, go to http://wineshop.braviumwine.com. The winery tasting space at 995 Ninth St., Treasure Island, inside San Francisco is open Saturdays plus Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. Follow Bravium about Twitter at twitter.com/InfamousWinemkr or like it about Facebook at facebook.com/bravium.
Bravium (Latin meaning reward, prize, or gift) produces vineyard-designated pinot noir plus chardonnay and bottles artisan wines, featuring proprietary white plus red marriage wine blends, White Wedding plus Lucky, and private label wines for casinos plus celeb chefs. Wines produced at Braviums San Francisco winery include its flagship Bravium Pinot Noir, Bravium Chardonnay plus Bravium Ros�, in addition to Carefree Pinot Grigio, Dearest Dessert Wine, Sunlight Chardonnay, Noiro Pinot Noir, Outlier Pinot Noir, Formidable Merlot, Summercloud Merlot, Ramblin Man Petite Sirah, Midnight Oil Syrah, Commitment Cabernet Sauvignon, Character Cabernet Sauvignon, High Stakes Cabernet Sauvignon plus Sachem Cabernet Sauvignon. Derek Rohlffs is Braviums winemaker plus, because a associate of the Cherokee Nation, is regarded as a fairly little quantity of Native American winery owners. Bravium has been licensed by the Cherokee Nation because a TERO company. Bravium wines have received many accolades, including San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition plus Shanghai International Wine Challenge awards. Bravium offers back to charitable companies through its Sip&Give campaign.