This past Sunday local winery Dragonfly asked me for help finding a new name for their wine – as “Dragonfly” was under copyright protection with biggie Napa winery Nickel & Nickel.
The catch: Keeping the art intact on the label. Specifically: the bug.
They also offered a bottle of wine to whoever came up with the name they chose!
I announced it on my Facebook page, to Eve’s Wine 101 group on Facebook, here in a blog post and asked readers to e-mail me at home, via Facebook or comment on my blog.
I then proceeded to inundate Steve Lemley, Dragonfly co-owner with Nate Hasper, all of the names readers were sending me.
They threw in the towel about 6 hours later: They were going to take all of the suggestions and make a decision. They basically made my readers cease and desist! I wasn’t ready to get off the bar stool myself, but, I had no choice. I’m just the passionate conduit; they’re the the electrical source.
So here is the big news if you didn’t turn your head to the left to read it on the new label above:
Which is just another name for the Dragonfly butterfly…that is thankfully not protected by copyright by any other winery.
And in regards to the “Name that Winery” winner?
From Steve Lemley, “I did get a message from a facebook group member for Pulchella very early in the process. His name is Christopher Lamendola and he is also an offical wine club member for Pulchella winery. We can announce him the winner and that he will be receiving a free bottle in the mail.”