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Posted: Tuesday, February 12, 2008 10:00 pm

Last Thursday evening, Lodi was featured on Huell Howser's Road Trip program.

It was a fun and exciting evening for our community as friends, family and colleagues gathered together to watch the program being aired at four different venues throughout Downtown. The Lodi Conference and Visitors Bureau would like to thank the Old Arch Restaurant, Rosewood, The Cellardoor and Lodi Beer Company for graciously hosting a Huell Howser Premiere Party and highlighting this incredible opportunity for Lodi.

I would also like to acknowledge our local "stars" - those people who were featured on the program and made Lodi look good! Many thanks to Mark Chandler and Anna Goehring (Lodi Wine and Visitor Center), Bruce Forman (Department of Fish and Game), Don and Jeannie "Grandpa and Grandma" Phillips, David and Kevin Phillips (Phillips Farms/Michael-David Winery), Ken Neiland (Micke Grove Zoo), David Stuart and Gersh Rosen (San Joaquin County Historical Museum), Joaquim Madrid and Sarah Kitigawa (Japanese Garden Docents), Christy Weybret and Ralph Lea (Lodi Historical Society) and Peter Knight (A&W Rootbeer).

The feedback the Conference and Visitors Bureau has received has been tremendous. Our requests for visitor information tripled this past weekend, with all but one person saying that they had seen the Lodi Road Trip program. In addition, reports are already coming to us that visitors came to Lodi this weekend after viewing the program. We expect this to continue as the program is aired over and over. Many thanks to all who made this opportunity a huge success for Lodi!

Nancy Beckman

President and CEO

Lodi Conference and Visitors Bureau

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4 comments:

  • posted at 1:22 pm on Wed, Feb 13, 2008.

    Posts:

    Ms. Beckman, you're about as successful as your husband. ROTFLMAO

     
  • posted at 4:32 am on Wed, Feb 13, 2008.

    Posts:

    I too have an issue with wine tasting and people over doing it to the extent of actually being tipsy or worse as they proceed out the winery door.

    This really is an issue and I'd like to see the city and LPD address this serious practice of "tasting" too much and driving. One should be tasting and spitting yet no one really spits anymore.

    I'm a lightweight so it doesn't take much for me to feel tipsy and I know what it looks like to be tipsy or worse...and I often see these signs in people after wine tasting.

     
  • posted at 3:58 am on Wed, Feb 13, 2008.

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    Alcohol is an addiction, and you need to make your patrons at these events and the tasting centers aware that it's not to be tolerated. That goes for those who keep on feeding that alcohol to those who've already had enough. Wine is probably consumed by 60% of US alcoholics. People drink wine to get high, period. Signs should be mandatory in all bars and tasting rooms reminding the imbibers that it's illegal to drive while im[aired, whether you're over the limit or not. The CHP will soon start patrolling this area for DUI with government grant funds and manycomplaints.

     
  • posted at 3:49 am on Wed, Feb 13, 2008.

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    Ms. Beckman, when you consider sending customers to your good old boys watering holes, encourage them to consume alcohol for 1 or 2 hours and then turn them loose in a vehicle to drive home while LPD looks the other way so as not to embarass any of the good old boys for DUI, unlike they did for Ms. Mounce a while back, and call that a successful event, you should be fired immediately. You need to stop promoting events that involve alcohol consumption and driving a vehicle. Drinking and driving do not a successful event make. End it now.

     

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