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We are proud to be an ongoing part of The Diplomatic Culinary Partnerships Initiative which builds on Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s vision of “smart power” diplomacy, cultivating cultural understanding and strengthening bilateral relationships through the shared experience of food.  Read more here...


Acting as special representatives of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang (1st left) and State Councilor Yang Jiechi (2nd left), together with U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden (center), President Barack Obama's special representatives Secretary of State John Kerry (1st right) and Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew (2nd right), pose for a group photo during the opening ceremony of the fifth round of the China-U.S. Strategic & Economic Dialogue.


The featured wines:

Mazzocco 2012 Sauvignon Blanc, Dry Creek Valley

Matrix 2010 Pinot Noir, Nunes Vineyard.



We are proud to be a part of this emerging diplomatic and cultural initiative.  Food, wine, and hospitality is a universal language that we hope can cultivate increased cultural understandings, and strengthen important national relationships.   We are excited to continue sharing Mazzocco & Matrix wines with our country and the world. 

Read more about The Diplomatic Culinary Partnership Initiative

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