This annual urban wine tasting event, presented by the Classic Wines Auction, is designed for young professionals, wine enthusiasts and foodies. This year’s event will feature various Oregon wineries, top Portland-area restaurants, esteemed local sommeliers and DJ entertainment. Money raised through the event supports the Classic Wines Auction’s five benefitting charities.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
1900 NW 18th Ave., Portland
This year’s benefitting charities include: Metropolitan Family Service (MFS), New Avenues for Youth, Friends of the Children-Portland, YWCA Clark County and Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel. Event sponsors are CareCore/MedSolutions and Kuni Automotive.
Participating wineries include: Alexana Winery, Amity Vineyards, Angela Estate, Boedecker Cellars, Crowley Wines, Division Wine Making Company, Fullerton Wines, Jasper Cisco Wines, K&M Alchemy Vineyard, love & squalor wine, Seven Bridges Winery, Owen Roe, REX HILL and Trisaetum Winery.
Fireside, Laurelhurst Market, Mediterranean Exploration Company (MEC), Olympia Provisions, The Parish, Ringside Steakhouse, Simpatica Dining Hall, Son of a Biscuit and Tastebud will prepare an array of delicious bites for event guests.
Tickets are $45 per person and can be purchased online or by calling (503) 972-0194. A special “Early Bird” package includes two tickets and a two-pack of wines featured at the event for only $115. For more information about Corks + Forks, visit www.classicwinesauction.com.
About Classic Wines Auction
Consistently recognized as one of the top ten charity wine auctions in the country by Wine Spectator, the Classic Wines Auction has raised more than $36 million for Portland-area charities since its inception in 1982. Based in Portland, Ore., First Growth Children and Family Charities is a nonprofit organization dedicated to producing the Classic Wines Auction and related food and wine events to raise funds for local charities benefiting children and families, including: Metropolitan Family Service (MFS), New Avenues for Youth, Friends of the Children-Portland, YWCA Clark County and Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel. For more information about the Classic Wines Auction and each of its annual fundraising events, visit www.classicwinesauction.com.