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California Wines Presents Seasonal and Holiday Themed Livestream Series

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Oct 21, 2020

California Wines Presents Seasonal and Holiday Themed Livestream Series

Facebook & Instagram Events Feature Tips on Pairing California Wines, Cooking Classes and Gift Ideas

SAN FRANCISCO — California Wines will bring the Golden State’s wine country to consumers across America this fall with a series of inspiring seasonal and holiday themed events on Facebook Live and Instagram Live. Scheduled throughout October, November and December, the livestream events feature cooking classes, wine pairings and edible gift recipes.

Hosted by sommelier Amanda McCrossin of SommVivant on California Wines digital channels, Facebook Live events will include special guests from California’s food and wine worlds. Aida Mollenkamp, Food Network personality and founder of Salt & Wind Travel, will join McCrossin on Instagram Live for “What Grows Together Goes Together,” in partnership with CA Grown. Mollenkamp will also host holiday themed virtual cooking classes with Kate Ramos, author of the Hola Jalapeño recipe blog.

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Facebook Live: Thursdays, 1 p.m. (PST)

Livestreams with Amanda McCrossin, chatting with wine and food experts on the California Wines FB page

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