Corks + Forks Set for June 11 at Castaway Portland
WHAT: 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 benefiting charities.
WHEN: Thursday, June 11, 2015 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
WHERE: Castaway Portland 1900 NW 18th Ave., Portland
WHO: This year’s benefiting 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.
WINE: Participating wineries include: Alexana Winery, Amity Vineyards, Angela Estate Winery, Boedecker Cellars, Chapter 24 Vineyards, Crowley Wines, Division Winemaking Company, Domaine Trouvere, Fullerton Wines, Jasper Sisco, K&M Wines, Love & Squalor, Owen Roe, REX HILL, Southeast Wine Collective, Seven Bridges Winery and Trisaetum
FOOD: Accanto Bar + Cucina, Cyril’s at Clay Pigeon Winery, The Fireside, Laurelhurst Market, Mediterranean Exploration Company, Meriwether’s Restaurant & Skyline Farm, Olympia Provisions, The Parish, RingSide Steakhouse, Simpatica, Smallwares, Son of a Biscuit, and Tastebud will prepare an array of delicious bites for event guests with sweet treats from Palace Cakes, Pitch Dark Chocolate and Salt & Straw Ice Cream.
TICKETS: Tickets are $45 per person and can be purchased online or by calling (503) 972-0194. A special “Early Bird” package runs until June 1 and includes two tickets and a two-pack of wines featured at the event for only $115.
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.