Classic Wines Auction Announces 32 Winemaker Dinners Feb. 23-25 and March 1-3 in Portland
The Classic Wines Auction’s annual winemaker dinners raise money to benefit six Oregon charities dedicated to helping children and families in need
PORTLAND, Ore.—The Classic Wines Auction (CWA) will hold 32 spring winemaker dinners to benefit local charities working to help children and families in need. Scheduled for Feb. 23-25 and March 1-3, each winemaker dinner offers guests a one-night-only menu specially designed and paired with wines from renowned wineries. More than 40 winemakers will serve their wines at the multi-course dinners being held across the Portland metro area and Vancouver, Wash.
Tickets for each dinner are $160 per person and can be purchased online. All dinners start at 6:30 p.m.
Proceeds raised from the winemaker dinners support six benefiting charities dedicated to children and families in need, including: Metropolitan Family Service, New Avenues for Youth, Friends of the Children-Portland, YWCA Clark County, Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel, and Special Olympics Oregon.
Sponsored by Kuni Automotive, Cambia Health Solutions, and the Oregonian, the winemaker dinner lineup includes
Tuesday, Feb. 23:
Cellar Z at Zupan’s Market with Beaux Frères
Irving Street Kitchen with Soter Vineyards
Renard with Division Winemaking Company
RingSide Fish House with Matello Wines & Goodfellow Family Cellars and Patricia Green Cellars
Wednesday, Feb. 24:
Aviary with J.K. Carriere
The Bent Brick with Love & Squalor Wine Co.
Café Castagna with Crowley Wines
Imperial with Chehalem Wines and Walter Scott Wines
Raven & Rose with Trathen Hall Wines
Trifecta Tavern & Bakery with Grochau Cellars
Thursday, Feb. 25:
Altabira City Tavern with Adelsheim Vineyard
The Country Cat Dinner House and Bar with Lemelson Vineyards
Gracie’s Restaurant at Hotel deLuxe with Domaine Serene Vineyards & Winery
La Bottega with Syncline Wine Cellars
Natural Selection with Teutonic Wine Co.
Nel Centro with Elk Cove Vineyards
Olympia Provisions NW with Holden Wine Company and Jackalope Wine Cellars
Plaza Del Toro with Lady Hill and Patton Valley Vineyard
Tuesday, March 1:
Ava Gene’s at Roman Candle with Buty Winery
Burrasca with Apolloni Vineyards
Crown Paella at Cyril’s Wine Bar with Clay Pigeon Winery and Spring Valley Vineyards
Noble Rot Wine Bar & Restaurant with Cristom Vineyards
Paley’s Place with Domaine Drouhin Oregon and Woodward Canyon Winery
Taylor Railworks with Helioterra Wines
Wednesday, March 2:
Bluehour with Owen Roe
Ciao Vito with Italian wines from Young’s Market Co.
Laurelhurst Market at Simpatica Dining Hall with Boedecker Cellars and Day Wines
Meriwether’s Restaurant & Skyline Farm with REX HILL
Thursday, March 3:
RingSide Steakhouse with Far Niente
Serratto with Chateau Ste. Michelle
Urban Farmer with King Estate Winery
Xico with Miguel Torres Winery
The spring winemaker dinner series will also include a winemaker dinner raffle. Only 600 raffle tickets will be sold at $50 each. Raffle prizes include multiple $100 gift certificates to restaurants participating in the spring winemaker dinners.
For more information about the spring winemaker dinners or questions about other CWA events, call (503) 972-0194 or visit www.classicwinesauction.com.
More about the Classic Wines Auction
Consistently recognized as one of the top ten charity wine auctions in the country by Wine Spectator Magazine since 2001, the Classic Wines Auction has raised nearly $33 million for Portland-area charities since its inception in 1982. Based in Portland, Ore., Classic Wines Auction, Inc. 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, New Avenues for Youth, Friends of the Children-Portland, YWCA Clark County and Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel.