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           he Dan Berger International Wine Competition (formerly Riverside International Wine Competition), held in Sonoma County, received
        TReustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards as the 2020 Small Winery of the Year. It is one of the nation’s most prestigious and competitive wine competi-
        tions. Reustle-Prayer Rock submitted 18 wines and earned 16 medals that garnered silver and above, including three golds. Owner/winemaker,
        Stephen M. Reustle, commented, “Wow! Being honored for consistent winemaking, across the spectrum of the wines we do, is heartwarming.”

                                                                               AUTHOR PICK

                                     JULIET LOCKWOOD

                                     LOCAL POET AND AUTHOR

                                          regon poet and author Juliet Lockwood recently celebrated several achievements in her writing
                                      Ocareer, but none sweeter than becoming a finalist for the July 2020 residency at the Daisy Pettles
                                                Women Writers House. While ultimately not selected, she’s thrilled that her fiction portfolio
                                                   placed among the top eight in an international competition.

                                                   In another first, last November she advanced to challenge three of NYC Midnight’s 2019
                                                   Flash Fiction Challenge. Soon after, the Canadian literary publication Scarlet Leaf Review
                                                  confirmed their acceptance of her short story “Of Knowing Her.”
       MadelineDeCourcey                        publishing credit at 18, an untitled poem in the “Maxims” section of The Magnetic Poetry
                                                 A Rogue Valley resident since 2006, Juliet grew up in the Bluegrass region of Kentucky
                                                 where she graduated with B.A. in English from Transylvania University. She earned her first

                                               Book of Poetry under her maiden name Juliet Bishop. In July of 2018, she started her Patreon
                                               author page where she posts her poetry and fiction. Juliet’s next project is a three-generation
        poetry anthology she’s curating with her mother Catherine Bishop. She hopes to have the book, with the working title Lockwood Legacy: Three
        Generations of Poetry, published by next summer.

        Juliet lives in Grants Pass with her husband and two sons. Find her on Instagram @authorjlockwood, on Patreon at and she
        offers creative writing workshops through her online organization Crafted Creative. She’s also on Facebook at
        wood and Twitter @lockwoodlive.

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