I am cross posting this event with South Bay’s Passion for Wine.
This afternoon we’ll enjoy a fine selection of wines and yummy appetizers and desserts for a great cause. In cooperation with the Pacific Palisades Chamber of Commerce and the Optimist Club of Pacific Palisades, wine aficionados will be in store for a great afternoon at Central Coast & Beyond: Wine Tasting & Auction Fundraiser taking place at the Palisades Lutheran Church in Pacific Palisades.
There will be over 30 wineries in attendance for this event. The winemakers and/or representatives will be there pouring their wines. Among the wineries represented will be 16X20, Beckman, Black Cordon Vineyards, Claiborne & Churchill Winery, Cobblestone, Continuum, Estrella Creek, Ferrari-Carano, Frank Family Vineyard, Iron Horse, Jonata, Jorian Hill, Justin Vineyards, Laetitia, LOLA Wines, Loring Wine Company, Ojai Vineyard, Pali Wine Company, Jim Palmer Malibu Vineyards, Plata Wine Company, Quintessa, Rombauer, Rusack, Talley, Tantara, Three Wine Company -–and more wineries have been added!
Sodexo will be catering this event with tempting hot & cold appetizers & desserts.
There will be a silent auction and a live auction following the wine tasting. In addition, there will be live music throughout the afternoon.
The Palisades Optimist Foundation Inc is a community organization dedicated to enhancing opportunities and activities for youth at risk and providing scholarships. This foundation is currently supporting a house for youth at risk in Highland Park supporting their needs and the needs of other youths in the greater Los Angeles region.
The cost for the wine tasting and yummy appetizers & desserts is $50/person in advance or $60/person at the door on the day of the event. If you purchase 4 tickets in advance, the cost is $40/person. Tickets can be purchased in advance online at http://palitasting2013.eventbrite.com, or by phone (310)[masked] or (310)[masked] or by mailing your payment check payable to: Pacific Palisades Optimist Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 1181, Pacific Palisades, 90272 or in person by going to the Chamber office located at 15330 Antioch, Pacific Palisades.
VIP tickets are available for $75 per person, a limited number, for advance purchase only. You will be able to start wine tasting an hour earlier.
The wine tasting ends at about 5 p.m. The live auction starts after the wine tasting ends at about 5 p.m. There will be free parking at the Palisades Lutheran Church. Parking attendants will be there to assist.
I will be wearing the Meetup pin and will provide my cell. number to those who RSVP "Yes" a day before (4/19)
The wine tasting festivities will take place both indoors and outdoors. Last year several hundred attended. It should be a great afternoon. Look forward to seeing you there!