Saint Mary's Holds 7th Annual Summer Wine Festival to Raise College Scholarships

What: Saint Mary's College of California invites the public to enjoy an afternoon of socializing and wine tasting from more than two dozen California wineries at the College's 7th Annual Summer Wine Festival. Hosted on Saint Mary's beautiful campus, the relaxing fun-filled event helps support talented, but under-resourced students by raising extremely important scholarship funds.

Saint Mary's Summer Wine Festival promises to be an affordable afternoon of fun, where attendees can enjoy delicious appetizers and an assortment of rich red wines and lively whites from regional wineries, including:

Artesa Winery
Hagafen Cellars
R & B Cellars
Aver Family Vineyards
The Hess Collection
Rack & Riddle
Black Stallion Winery
J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines
Saucelito Canyon Vineyard
Brother Timothy Estate Wines
Mantra Wines
Speratus Winery
Bullfrog Creek Vineyard
McGrail Vineyards and Winery
Van Ruiten Family Winery
Captain Vineyards
Merlo Family Vineyards
Vincenza Ranch & Vineyard
Chatom Vineyards
Mobius Wines
Wente Vineyards
Concannon Vineyard
Olin Wines
Due Vigne
Pedroncelli Winery
Fleming Jenkins Vineyards & Winery
Peju Province Winery
Grgich Hills Estate
Peterson Winery

When: Sunday, August 14, 2011 from 2-5 p.m.

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

Tickets: $35 per person until August 7 ($45 thereafter) price includes SMC logo wine glass, appetizers and wine tastings. For tickets and additional information visit: or call 925-631-4200, email at Free on-campus parking is available.

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 the event website.


Michael McAlpin
Director of Media Relations
Office of College Communications
Saint Mary's College of California
925-631-4222 office
925-878-9535 cell

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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.