September 28, 2020

Uproar PR Chosen as Agency of Record for Cali-Chic Restaurant Smashing Grapes

Having worked with some of the country’s most popular national restaurant brands and idyllic mom and pop eateries, Uproar has developed a real knack for opening and leading public relations strategies for restaurants. Uproar recently got to expand its restaurant PR portfolio as it was named agency of record for the all-new Cali-chic restaurant Smashing Grapes that will open in Annapolis, MD this fall.

Smashing Grapes is an upscale, coastal California-inspired kitchen and wine bar serving a fusion of Mediterranean and California coastal dishes. It will have more than 300 world-class wines available for any palate to enjoy. Smashing Grapes’ restaurateur wanted to bring this upscale West Coast-style menu to the East Coast and present it as an approachable and timeless restaurant for the Annapolis locals.

Uproar is laser-focused on building brand awareness for Smashing Grapes and creating tremendous excitement in the community and with media through powerful news stories. Uproar has a dynamic and innovative restaurant PR team that specializes in creating picture-perfect media moments during grand openings.  The team is also a powerhouse force when it comes to drumming up impactful news to attract customers even before doors open and that is just what the team is eager to do for Smashing Grapes.

“Restaurants are facing unprecedented challenges that require unwavering support and fresh new ideas and that is exactly what our team is prepared to provide for Smashing Grapes,” said Catriona Harris, CEO at Uproar PR. “Our seasoned team not only understands the various media landscapes, but understands how to implement the best media relations strategies to secure impactful coverage and offer an immersive experience in any market.”

The Smashing Grapes experience is something very new and completely unique to the East Coast. Smashing Grapes brings what is timely and special about the West Coast food and wine scene to the Mid-Atlantic region offering a contemporary aesthetic, in a laid-back and natural way. The restaurant has been tailored to create a world-class dining experience with a menu to match. For more information about Smashing Grapes, visit

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