Wine Events Calendar
Robin Garr's Wine Lovers' Page will publish brief announcements of wine and wine-related events such as public tastings, classes and tours. Events for the benefit of non-profit institutions will be published free. A nominal charge may be requested for announcements for profit-making organizations. For information or to send us an announcement, please contact us by E-mail.
For listings of local wine-tasting events around the world, we recommend two excellent sites: Local Wine Events.com, www.localwineevents.com, and Wine Events Calendar, http://www.wineevents-calendar.com/.
[Events in chronological order, soonest listed first]
The Great Gatsby Gala Wine Auction
Charles Krug Winery, St. Helena, Calif.
Oct. 4, 2003
St. Helena Catholic School's 16th annual fundraiser, The Great Gatsby Gala Wine Auction, will take place Saturday, Oct. 4, 2003, at the Charles Krug Winery in St. Helena. A silent auction, gourmet food and wine tasting and live entertainment will take place from 1 to 4 p.m., followed by a live auction, sparkling wine and dessert from 4 to 6 p.m. Admission is $50 per person; proceeds will provide funding for scholarships for students, educational materials, books, computer software, the school operating budget, and the school's endowment fund.
Past auctions have featured collectible lots from such prominent wineries as Screaming Eagle, Dalla Valle Vineyard, Harlan Estate, Grace Family Vineyards, Abreu, and Dunn Vineyards. Creative lots include exclusive vintner and winemaker dinners and barrel tastings.
For information and reservations call (707) 963-4677. Visit the school's Website for updates on the latest auction lot additions: http://www.sthelenacatholicschool.org