Archive for April, 2012

4.27.2012

Pinot Noir – Versatile and Noble

Pinot Noir is a grape variety of the species Vitis vinifera and continues its surge in popularity, edging ever closer to the queen and king of grapes, Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon. The name is derived from the French words for “pine” and “black” alluding to the grape’s tightly clustered dark purple pine cone–shaped bunches of […]

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4.26.2012

Copper River Salmon Season Is Upon Us

The KING is coming! The Copper River derives its name from the rich copper deposits found along the riverbank. First used by the Alaska Native population, and later by settlers of the Russian Empire and the United States, this massive body of water has 13 major tributaries, is a mile wide and runs at 7 […]

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4.25.2012

Welcome to “Club 90″

Our newest promotion was created with our “10 Under $10” in mind, where we offer good value wines that rate 90 points or better from bona fide sources, be it Robert Parkers’ Wine Advocate, the Wine Spectator, or Stephen Tanzer.  Our philosophy here at Bristol Farms is straight forward – we do not buy wines […]

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4.24.2012

Administrative Professionals Day 2012

Don’t forget the flowers!!! Since 1952, the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) has honored office workers by sponsoring Administrative Professionals Week. Today, it is one of the largest workplace observances outside of employee birthdays and major holidays. In the year 2000, IAAP announced a name change for Professional Secretaries Week and Professional Secretaries Day. The […]

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4.20.2012

Earth Day 2012

April 22 – Earth Day, founded by Senator Gaylord Nelson, was first organized in 1970 to promote ecology and respect for life on the planet. He wrote “The wealth of the nation is its air, water, soil, forests, minerals, rivers, lakes, oceans, scenic beauty, wildlife habitats and biodiversity…That’s all this is. That’s the whole economy.” […]

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4.19.2012

Treading Lightly

With energy costs skyrocketing, and an increased consciousness of our impact on the environment, there are numerous innovators that are seeking alternatives to the standard glass vessel. As the vast majority of wine consumers are traditionalists, it is not an easy transition away from the norm. Most recently, the Stelvin closure (or screw top) was […]

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4.11.2012

NEW to our Dairy Department: Clover Organic Dairy Products

Stop by our Dairy Department today and say “hi” to Clo the cow.  The beloved mascot Ms. “Clo the Cow” is the face of Clover organic dairy products, a new arrival to our dairy case.  Everyone at Clover, from Clo the mascot to the folks milking the cows, work hard to make sure they deliver […]

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4.4.2012

Bristol Farms Catering presents: Passover

Passover is fast approaching, and Bristol Farms Catering has been working really hard to design the perfect Seder for all of our Jewish families and friends. We talked with our customers and with our in-house Jewish food experts, and came up with a variety of fresh spring selections. Whether you are a large group joining […]

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4.2.2012

Deardorff Family Farms – Locally Grown Strawberries

This year for Easter, Bristol Farms has hopped right over to our own beautiful backyard of lovely Oxnard, California. We are partnered with Deardorff Family Farms, a fully sustainable, California grower that has been delivering Southern Californians great tasting, organic, family farmed fruits and vegetables for 75 years!   We are happy to feature their tasty, […]

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