Saint Mary's College Raises Scholarship Funds With 6th Annual Summer Wine Festival

What: Saint Mary's College of California invites the public to support student scholarships while enjoying an afternoon of socializing, a silent auction and wine tasting from more than two dozen California wineries at the College's 6th Annual Summer Wine Festival.

This year's festival features a centennial celebration of Brother Timothy, a pioneering winemaker for the Christian Brothers Winery, with a retrospective display of memorabilia along with wine tastings of Br. Timothy Cabernet.

Attendees can enjoy an affordable afternoon of fun, delicious appetizers and an assortment of rich red wines and lively whites from regional wineries, including:

Aver Family Vineyards
Bloomfield Vineyards
Bullfrog Creek Vineyard
Brother Timothy Estate
Captain Vineyards
Concannon Vineyards
Due Vigne di Famiglia
Fleming Jenkins Winery
Freemark Abbey Winery
Grgich Hills Estate
Kennedy Family Vineyards
Kunde Family Estate
McGrail Vineyards
Magalhaes Vineyard
Mantra Wines
Massarweh Vineyards
New Clairvoux
New World Wine Imports
Olin Wines
Parkmon Vineyards
Peju Province
Peterson Winery
Purple Wine Company
R & B Cellars
Stag's Leap Wine Cellars
Tamas Estates
Tassajara Cellars
Thomas Coyne Winery
Vincenza Ranch & Vineyard
Vine Cliff Winery
Wente Family Estates

When: Sunday, August 15, 2010, 2 to 5 p.m.

Where: Saint Mary's College of California, Soda Activity Center, 1928 St. Mary's Road, Moraga, Calif. 94556

Cost: $35 per person until July 30 ($45 thereafter). Designated Driver rate is $15. Proceeds from ticket sales, wine orders and the silent auction will support the College's scholarship fund.

Background: Saint Mary's Summer Wine festival is sponsored by the Board of Directors of the College's Alumni Association. For more information call (925) 631-4200 or visit Free on-campus parking is available.


Michael McAlpin
Director of Media Relations
(925) 631-4222

About SMC
The Saint Mary’s College of California experience inspires learning that lasts a lifetime. For nearly 150 years, the College has provided students with a rigorous education that engages their intellect and spirit, and awakens a desire to transform society. Guided by the Christian Brothers, the Catholic Church’s oldest order dedicated exclusively to teaching, the College enrolls more than 3,800 students in undergraduate and graduate liberal arts and business programs. For more information visit Saint Mary’s College at and just 23 miles east of San Francisco.