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It’s Nice to see CNN Catching Up with Us

October 25, 2013 9:40 am - Posted by Jody in Eat, Travel

We’re big fans of Japan and were thrilled to bring the story of Koshu wine to our community back in 2011. We think the Japanese wine industry has tremendous potential and we’re very happy to help Japanese winemakers in anyway we can. So after we heard about this CNN story we reached out to our sources to be able to bring it to you on our blog. Grace Vineyard is a great little winery and we wish them all the best. We’ll be following along with their progress.


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Japan Needs Your Support

March 30, 2011 9:44 am - Posted by Kevin in Travel

This is Jody’s introduction to the Through the Eye of the Storm Japanese Disaster Relief TV show. It debuted on CNBC World in North America and now thanks to Wine Portfolio is being offered free of charge to all broadcasters around the world.

Television That Matters

March 24, 2011 4:24 pm - Posted by Kevin in Travel

This weekend our own Jody Ness will be the Host of Through the Eye of the Storm, a special television event designed to celebrate Japan and support the earthquake and tsunami relief efforts of GlobalGiving, The Salvation Army and The Red Cross. This is a call to action for all to pitch in and help Japan begin to rebuild.

The show will air nationally in the US on CNBC World Saturday 3/26: 2000 to 2100 and 2300 to 2400 and Sunday 3/27: 0900 to 1000. Sunday will also be simulcast in Canada. Then it will be offered free of charge to broadcasters around the world. The poster is from Wine Portfolio’s distributor CABLEready who represents our program to the broadcast industry. They’re partnering with us to make this special TV event available without charge to all networks to help raise awareness and funds from around the world.

We encourage the WP community to help, please visit:

http://www.globalgiving.org/japan-earthquake

Text “JAPAN” to 50555 to give $10

http://www.salvationarmy.ca/Japan

Text “QUAKE” to 45678

Or call toll-free number: 1-800-SAL-ARMY

http://www.redcross.org
Text “REDCROSS” to 90999 to donate $10

Charges will appear on your wireless bill, or be deducted from your prepaid balance. Msg & Data rates may apply. Reply STOP to 90999 to STOP. Reply HELP to 90999 for HELP. Full terms and privacy policy http://www.redcross.org/m

Through the Eye of the Storm | A Celebration of Japan

March 17, 2011 10:50 am - Posted by Kevin in Learn

On March 26th Wine Portfolio and Jody Ness will Host a CNBC World commercial free TV special called Through the Eye of the Storm, a celebration of Japan. The program is in support of the earthquake and tsunami relief efforts of GlobalGiving, The Salvation Army and The Red Cross. This is a call to action for all to pitch in and help Japan move through the eye of the storm.

The show will air nationally in the US on CNBC World Saturday 3/26: 2000 to 2100 and 2300 to 2400 and Sunday 3/27: 0900 to 1000. Sunday will also be simulcast in Canada. Then it will be offered free of charge to broadcasters around the world.

We encourage the WP community to help, please visit:

http://www.globalgiving.org/japan-earthquake

Text “JAPAN” to 50555 to give $10

http://www.salvationarmy.ca/Japan

Text “QUAKE” to 45678

Or call toll-free number: 1-800-SAL-ARMY

http://www.redcross.org
Text “REDCROSS” to 90999 to donate $10

Charges will appear on your wireless bill, or be deducted from your prepaid balance. Msg & Data rates may apply. Reply STOP to 90999 to STOP. Reply HELP to 90999 for HELP. Full terms and privacy policy http://www.redcross.org/m