Southern Season Hosts Fridays Uncorked July 19 and July 26

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  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) July 19, 2013 - Southern Season (, the South's premier destination for local and international fine food, wine, specialty gifts, cookware and cooking classes, has announced that the store will host Fridays Uncorked wine tastings on July 19 and July 26 at 5 p.m. at 201 S. Estes Drive. Each event, held weekly, will cost $15 and provide attendees with the opportunity to journey to famous wine-producing regions around the world, sip by sip. Additionally, Southern Season boasts a wine bar where visitors can explore any of the store's more than 2,000 wines. The tastings are as follows:

    Friday, July 19 - Tour de France Winedown
    - Wines from every country participating in the Tour de France will be available at this event celebrating the finale of the famed bicycle race.

    Friday, July 26 - Wines of Sicily
    - In commemoration of the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa, attendees will sample wines and pairings from Sicily, which boasts more vineyards and grows more grapes than any other region in Italy.

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    "Sicily is world-famous for the vast array of fine wines it exports, and we are proud to bring some of the best to Southern Season," said Liz Cooper, Southern Season's wine expert. "Whether you are a bona fide wine lover or tasting amateur, Fridays Uncorked have the perfect wine to suit any taste and budget."

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    Southern Season is the South's premier destination for local and international fine food, wine, specialty gifts, cookware and cooking classes. Since 1975, the Chapel Hill, N.C.-based store has been a favorite of residents and visitors alike, and prides itself on supporting and promoting local vendors and products. Knowledgeable and friendly staff are always on hand to assist guests in selecting from more than 70,000 items, including Southern Season's famous gift baskets, sold in-store and online. Southern Season is also home to the award-winning Weathervane restaurant, boasting a seasonal menu featuring contemporary cuisine with a Southern flair. For more information, visit

    Anjelica Cummings
    MMI Public Relations
    (919) 233-6600
    anjelica ( @ ) mmipublicrelations dot com

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