Director of Media Relations
What: Saint Maryâ€™s College of California invites the public to a afternoon of socializing, a silent auction and wine tasting from more than two dozen California wineries at the Collegeâ€™s 5th Annual Summer Wine Festival.
Proceeds from ticket sales, wine orders and the silent auction will support student scholarships at Saint Maryâ€™s. Attendees can treat their taste buds to an assortment of rich red wines and lively whites from regional wineries, including:
Bro. Timothy Estates Cabernet
David Arthur Vineyards
Due Vigne di Familia
Francis Ford Coppola Winery
Peju Province Winery
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Two Dog Wine
Van Ruiten Family Vineyards
VJB Vineyard & Cellars
Wine Thieves Lafayette
Enjoy an affordable afternoon of fun, delicious appetizers and micro brews from area breweries, while supporting the Collegeâ€™s scholarship fund.
When: Sunday, August 16, 2009, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Saint Maryâ€™s College of California, Soda Activity Center, 1928 St. Maryâ€™s Road, Moraga, Calif. 94556
Cost: Tickets: $25 until July 31, $30 after, VIP Tickets: $40. Includes private tasting from 1-2 p.m. of Old Vine Zinfandels selected by an expert panel of vintners and the main event from 2-5 p.m.
Background: Saint Maryâ€™s Summer Wine festival is sponsored by the Board of Directors of the Collegeâ€™s Alumni Association. For more information call (415) 845-8779 or (925) 631-4200 or visit www.stmarys-ca.edu/wine. Free on campus parking is available.
Saint Maryâ€™s College of California was founded in 1863 and is based in Catholic, Lasallian and liberal arts traditions. The college currently enrolls more than 3,800 students in undergraduate, graduate and extended education programs. For more than 140 years the College has been guided by the Christian Brothers, the Catholic Churchâ€™s oldest order dedicated exclusively to teaching.