The Social Experiment – Nectar Opens to a Packed House

One week ago today I was frantic. The blog that began in November 2009, with the intention to start a business, was finally fulfilling its vision. Just hours before opening we were still waiting for fire department approval, decorations were still arriving, catering for the evening had yet to arrive, and the credit card terminal still wasn’t processing. As someone who prides themselves on being organized, I felt overwhelmed and under prepared. How would the weekend turn out? Could social media marketing motivate people to action? Would the whole event be a non-event or would we experience success? For those […]

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Nectar Tasting Room Grand Opening Weekend

Thank you! The words and video associated with this post would not have been possible without each of you. You have been supporters from day one. What started 14 months ago as an intentional branding effort for a wine and coffee business is now finally becoming a reality. Nectar Tasting Room is here! Who would have thought that a blog, blended with social media, combined with old fashion networking and relationship building could lead to an actual brick and mortar business?! The steps leading to this moment have been some of THE most exciting and THE most difficult moments of […]

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Join Us For The Final Sip

Why leave the glass half empty? Let’s wrap up the weekend in style with a weekly wine party at Nectar Tasting Room. Each Saturday you are invited to an afterhours wine tasting from 9-10pm. The Final Sip is our way to share the wines we’ve opened over the last few days. Why? Because the wine won’t keep until next weekend! Rather than dump it down the drain, you’re invited to help us with…the final sip. Regular business hours are from Noon – 9pm on Saturday. Guests who want to stay for The Final Sip will pay $10 ($5 for Club […]

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A Wine Destination in Temecula – South Coast Winery

South Coast Winery is more than a winery; it’s a wine tasting destination. Boasting 76 luxury villas, and award winning restaurant, luxury spa, 14,000 square feet of conference and meeting space, and 38 acres of surrounding vineyards, South Coast Winery is now on my must see destinations on my next visit to Southern California. The winery has been named the Golden Bear Winery of the Year recipient for 2008 and 2009. South Coast Winery is more than a pretty destination; they produce a diverse selection of wines as well. With 72 wines, from various vintages, on their web site there […]

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Nectar Tasting Room Uses iPads for Menus

  Explore wine. Create your own tasting experience. Get to know the participating wineries. Discover something new every week. The Nectar Tasting Room menu is a unique combination of technology, innovation and information. Visitors to the tasting room can explore the 30+ wines using the iPad menu or a standard paper menu. Those using the iPad menu can learn more about each wine including tasting notes, production information and food pairings. Guests can also learn about each of the five wineries, explore winery web sites, write on our Facebook wall or even play a friendly game of Angry Birds. Wine […]

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