Foley Family Wines Announces Launch of Foley Food and Wine Society

      Foley Family Wines Announces Launch of Foley Food and Wine Society

New Society to Offer Luxury Experiences in Food, Wine and Travel

PR Newswire

HEALDSBURG, Calif., Jan. 31, 2013

HEALDSBURG, Calif., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Foley Family Wines announced
today the launch of the company's latest venture, The Foley Food and Wine
Society (FFWS). Developed with the goal of packaging exceptional all-inclusive
experiences for people who love food, wine and travel, FFWS will offer members
access to one-of-a-kind events and activities. Members will receive exclusive
invitations to a world-class collection of wineries, inns, golf courses,
restaurants, events and luxury lifestyle partners worldwide – all available
via a complimentary concierge service. The concierge service is comprised of a
team of specialists that will provide members with insights and
recommendations on local wine education, cooking, gardening, golf, skiing and
other active recreation activities. Members will also receive special offers
and discounts from Foley Family Wines and partner properties throughout the


Foley Family Wines' impressive portfolio includes some of the most renowned
winery producers from California's prestigious wine appellations such as the
Central Coast, Napa and Sonoma in addition to producers in Washington State
and New Zealand. The Foley Family Wines resorts, hotels and restaurants are
among the most admired in the world, boasting first-class hospitality,
award-winning greens, celebrated chefs and cuisine, making the new Foley Food
and Wine Society's offerings an unparalleled, approachable guide to luxury.

"It's long been a goal of mine to share our properties, restaurants and
wineries with people who crave delicious meals, a perfect glass of wine and
active luxury travel," Proprietor Bill Foley said. "The Foley Food and Wine
Society is my vision for creating singular experiences that celebrate food,
wine and travel."

FFWS member benefits include a new Society Points program that works in
conjunction with an exclusive online retail site called the Foley Food and
Wine Exchange. The online store will allow guests to purchase wines from
multiple Foley Family Wines properties including Kuleto, Chalk Hill,
Sebastiani and Foley Estate in one transaction.

The Society Points program will award points to members for every dollar spent
at the FFWS Exchange online store, at Foley Family Wines properties and for
participating in various FFWS activities. Points can be redeemed for a number
of items and activities including exclusive tours and tastings, product
discounts, merchandise and lodging. The FFWS site is a robust resource for
members featuring video content on all properties as well as opportunities for
members to interact with notable food and wine authorities.

Base membership in the FFWS is complimentary however additional Society levels
at different price points will eventually be introduced. The launch of FFWS is
being supported by a sweepstakes offer with participants entered to win a trip
for four to the incredible Wharekauhau Lodge in New Zealand.

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About Foley Family Wines
Foley Family Wines was established by Bill Foley in 1996 with the acquisition
Lincourt Vineyards in California's Santa Ynez Valley. Since then, Foley Family
Wines has grown to become a major producer, marketer and distributor of
highly-acclaimed, handmade wines from some of the world's greatest vineyards.
Every brand in the company's portfolio is distinct and autonomous with its own
identity, style, techniques and personnel. Foley Family Wines owns the
following properties: Foley Estates (Santa Rita Hills, CA), Lincourt Vineyards
(Solvang, CA), Merus (Napa Valley, CA), Foley Johnson (Napa Valley, CA),
Kuleto (Napa Valley, CA), Altvs (Napa, CA), Chalk Hill (Sonoma County, CA),
Sebastiani (Sonoma County, CA), Lancaster Estate (Sonoma County, CA), Three
Rivers Winery (Walla Walla, WA), Firestone Vineyard (Santa Ynez Valley, CA),
Eos (Paso Robles, CA), Vavasour (Marlborough, New Zealand), Clifford Bay
(Marlborough, New Zealand), and Te Kairanga (Martinborough, NZ). Bill Foley is
Chairman of the Board of Directors for Fidelity National Inc and Vice Chairman
of Fidelity National Information Services. Both are Fortune 500 companies.

SOURCE Foley Family Wines

Contact: Andrea Smalling, Foley Family Wines,,
+1-707-657-4833, or Jenna Galloway, The Barn Group,,
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