Corks + Forks Urban Tasting Event Taking Place June 9 at Castaway Portland
WHAT: Classic Wines Auction presents their third annual urban wine tasting event, featuring food from popular local restaurants and sips from Portland-area wineries. In addition to excellent food and drink, this year’s event will feature entertainment from a live DJ, guest sommeliers and a photo booth. The money raised supports Classic Wines Auction’s six charity partners.
WHEN: Thursday, June 9, 2016 | 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Castaway Portland | 1900 NW 18th Ave., Portland
WHO: This year’s six benefiting charities are Metropolitan Family Service (MFS), New Avenues for Youth, Friends of the Children-Portland, YWCA Clark County, Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel and Special Olympics Oregon. The event sponsors are Fred Meyer, New Avenues for Youth, Optum, Tata Consultancy Services, BPG Wealth Management and EviCore.
THE WINE: Boedecker Cellars, Clay Pigeon Winery, Crowley Wines, de Lancellotti Family Vineyards, Division Winemaking Company, Fullerton Wines, K & M Alchemy Vineyard, North Valley Vineyards, Roco Winery, Seven Bridges Winery, The Estates Wine Room and Woven Wineworks.
THE FOOD: Altabira City Tavern, Bang Bang, Bollywood Theater, Crown Paella, Cyril’s at Clay Pigeon Winery, La Moule, Lardo, Pazzo Ristorante, Pine State Biscuits, Ruby Jewel, Simpatica Dining Hall, Southeast Wine Collective, Saint Cupcake and Tilt.
New restaurants and wineries are still be added. View the updated list here.
TICKETS: Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased online or by calling (503) 972-0194. A special package includes two tickets and a two-pack of wines featured at the event for only $135. For more information about Corks + Forks or Classic Wines Auction,click here. Corks + Forks is a 21+ event.
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 $40 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 (MFS), New Avenues for Youth, Friends of the Children-Portland, YWCA Clark County and Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel and Special Olympics Oregon.