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Heritage Oak Winery, Ken Nieland honored at tourism luncheon

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Posted: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 12:00 am

Former Micke Grove Zoo director Ken Nieland and Heritage Oak Winery in Acampo were honored for their contributions to the community at Tuesday’s tourism luncheon, sponsored by the Visit Lodi! Conference and Visitors Bureau.

Nieland was named Tourism Advocate of the Year Award for founding Lodi’s Sandhill Crane Festival 17 years ago.

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  • Mary Ragusa posted at 7:24 pm on Wed, May 8, 2013.

    lilragu Posts: 21

    Shame on the editors of the News-Sentinel!! Get your act together!! At least the article was correct!!! Carmela Hoffman is the WIFE of Tom Hoffman of Heritage Oaks Winery, not his mother!!! His mother is Joann and she is indeed mentioned in the article. BUT please give CARMELA his WIFE, the credit she deserves. Not only does she work outside of the winery, she devotes herself to many hours helping Tom promote Heritage Oaks and all of the Lodi Wine Community to everyone she meets!! She is a wonderful woman must be recognized in her own right. The Lodi News-Sentinel owes her an apology!!

  • Keith Colgan posted at 8:07 am on Wed, May 8, 2013.

    Keith Colgan Posts: 30

    Go to http://lodi360.smugmug.com for a gallery of photos from this event



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