We're on a road trip that never ends - and we want you to join us. Along the way, you're going to learn a few things and you're going to have fun doing it. Yes, we're talking about wine. But not just wine. This road trip we're on together covers the entire world of food and drink. You pick the destination. We'll point the way.
In 2000, we created LocalWineEvents.com to help you find food, wine, beer and spirits events near you - no matter where in the world you happen to be. We're talking about dinners, tastings, festivals, classes and any other event that has a food/drink theme. New events are posted hourly, so you'll never be bored on this worldwide road trip.
Ready to get started? The first stop is your local home page. Enjoy the ride.
LocalWineEvents (LWE) is the destination for people seeking local food & drink events.
The Juice newsletter has over 283,409 subscribers and is growing around the globe.
LWE has posted over 485,000 local events -- and averages more than 4,900 current events EVERY day.
LWE has an average of approximately 7 million+ page views per year.
Did you know you can buy tickets right from LocalWineEvents.com postings?
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Eric V. Orange is the founder/CEO of LocalWineEvents.com, the leading website for local wine and food event listings around the country and in 63 countries around the globe, with 190,000+ Facebook fan community. He is also the Executive Editor of the weekly e-newsletter The Juice, reaching over 283,409 subscribers with an average readership of 500,000 wine and food enthusiasts weekly.
As an industry wine veteran and insider, Eric has his certification from the Court of Master Sommeliers (1st phase) and a Master of Wine Education certification from the International Wine Guild. He has been a member of the Society of Wine Educators and served on the board of the American Institute of Wine and Food (AIWF, Denver).
He has attended hundreds of wine events around the country and is a wine judge a number of major wine competitions including the Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition and the Finger Lakes International Wine Competition.
Eric and his family are based outside of Philadelphia. His current and long time favorite wine varietal is Cabernet Sauvignon.
James graduated from Providence College with a degree in Computer Science. After graduation, James worked for multiple technology start-ups. It was at one of those companies that he and Eric Orange met.
In 2007, James became the CTO for the company. He is responsible for the development and strategic direction of LocalWineEvents.com and our mobile products.
James and his wife are based outside of Boston, MA.
Jim Morris is responsible for all the corporate communications for the company. Before joining LocalWineEvents.com, he was a journalist. Jim has been a writer, editor and producer in radio (WCBS-AM, CBS News), television (WPVI, CNN) and on the Internet (CNN.com).
He is a graduate of Syracuse University. Jim and his wife live in Atlanta, GA.
Maria is the point of contact for all advertising opportunities, including sponsorships, display advertising and dedicated email blasts. Previously, she worked in the food and beverage industry. Maria was a manager at her family's Italian restaurant and then moved into the corporate catering/event business for large biotech firms in Boston.
Maria graduated from the Sawyer Business School at Suffolk University.
Promotions & Publicity
Lee is the driving force behind the site's promotion, publicity and social media outreach. Previously, she worked in the publishing industry, where she collaborated with a number of authors involving all aspects of their promotion, publicity, rights, and social media.
In her spare time Lee enjoys time with her husband and their two terriers in an historical section of Philadelphia. Her passions include a good book and a great bottle of Bordeaux. She is currently working on a humorous memoir.
British Columbia Regional Editor
Randy is currently the LocalWineEvents.com editor/posting coordinator in British Columbia (Greater Vancouver, Victoria and the Okanagan Valley). His is very familiar with the wines of the Okanagan Valley as well as France, Italy and South Africa. He has a WSET Foundation Certificate and has been volunteering with LocalWineEvents.com since 2002. His current favorites include Pinotage wines from South Africa, Argentinian Malbecs and worldwide Methode Champenoise bubblies.
Randy currently lives in Vancouver, BC.