Saint Mary's To Hold Eleventh Annual Wine Festival To Support Student Scholarships

11th Annual Wine Festival logoWhat: Saint Mary’s College of California invites the public to enjoy an afternoon of socializing and wine tasting from nearly two dozen California wineries at the College’s 11th Annual Summer Wine Festival on Sunday, August 16, 2015 from 2 - 5 p.m.

Hosted on Saint Mary's beautiful campus, the relaxing and 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 and lively white wines from a stellar collection of wineries. The festival also includes a silent auction of more than 30 unique items, such as private tasting parties, rare wines and romantic Napa Valley getaway vacation packages, with all proceeds benefiting Saint Mary's scholarships.

Featured Wineries:

Featured Breweries: Marin Brewing CompanyMoylan's Brewery  

When: 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, August 16, 2015

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

Cost: Tickets: $50 per person until August 3 ($60 thereafter). Price includes SMC logo wine glass, appetizers and wine tastings. $20 per designated driver, includes appetizers and unlimited non-alcoholic beverages. Attendees must be at least 21 years of age.

More Info: For tickets, or information about sponsorship opportunities, visit stmarys-ca.edu/wine or call (925) 631-8744 or email events@stmarys-ca.edu. Free on-campus parking is available. Saint Mary’s Summer Wine festival is sponsored by the Board of Directors of the College’s Alumni Association. Proceeds from ticket sales and the silent auction support scholarships for Saint Mary's students.

Contact

Michael McAlpin, Director of Media Relations
Direct: (925) 631-4222  Mobile: (925) 878-9535
Email:
mdm5@stmarys-ca.edu

About SMC
The Saint Mary's College of California experience inspires learning that lasts a lifetime. For more than 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 4,200 students in undergraduate and graduate liberal arts and business programs. For more information visit Saint Mary's College at stmarys-ca.edu and just 23 miles east of San Francisco.