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Saint Mary's College Launches 5th Annual Wine Festival

For Immediate Release
Michael McAlpin
Director of Media Relations
(925) 631-4222
[email protected]

What: Saint Mary'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 College's 5th Annual Summer Wine Festival.

Proceeds from ticket sales, wine orders and the silent auction will support student scholarships at Saint Mary'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
California Cellars
Concannon Wines
David Arthur Vineyards
Due Vigne di Familia
Francis Ford Coppola Winery
Gallo Wines
Parkmon Vineyards
Peju Province Winery

Pedroncelli Winery
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Realm Cellars
Saucelito Canyon
Two Dog Wine
Van Ruiten Family Vineyards
VJB Vineyard & Cellars
Willamette Valley
Wine Thieves Lafayette

Enjoy an affordable afternoon of fun, delicious appetizers and micro brews from area breweries, while supporting the College's scholarship fund.

When: Sunday, August 16, 2009, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Saint Mary's College of California, Soda Activity Center, 1928 St. Mary'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 Mary's Summer Wine festival is sponsored by the Board of Directors of the College'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.