Uncorked: Classic Wines Auction Announces 16 Winemaker
Dinners Across the Portland Metro Area
Tickets now on sale for Nov. 18-20 dinners to benefit local charities
dedicated to helping children and families in the community
PORTLAND, Ore. –The Classic Wines Auction (CWA) today announced its list of 16 fall winemaker dinners. The annual winemaker dinners, held at award-winning Portland restaurants each fall and spring, offer guests one-night-only menus specially prepared for the evening. The multi-course dinners are paired with wines from 24 local winemakers. Seats for each dinner are $150 per person (gratuity included/business attire).
This year’s fall winemaker dinner lineup, sponsored by Cambia Health Solutions, includes:
Tuesday, Nov. 18:
Andina with Apolloni Vineyards and Willamette Valley Vineyards
clarklewis with Cristom Vineyards
Coppia Restaurant & Wine Bar with Archery Summit Winery
Imperial with J. Christopher Wines and Matello Wine
Meriwether’s Restaurant & Skyline Farm with Oregon Chardonnay Symposium wineries
St. Jack with Brick House Wine Company
Wednesday, Nov. 19:
Ava Gene’s at Roman Candle with Crowley Wines and Division Winemaking Co.
Laurelhurst Market at Simpatica Dining Hall featuring Chef Ben Bettinger with Belle Pente Vineyard & Winery and Teutonic Wine Co.
Nel Centro with Bethel Heights Vineyard Serratto with WillaKenzie Estate
Thursday, Nov. 20:
Country Cat Dinner House & Bar with Elk Cove Vineyards and Ransom Wine Company
Holdfast with Fausse Piste Winery
Irving Street Kitchen with Brooks Winery
Little Bird Bistro with Ayres Vineyard & Winery
Ración with EIEIO & Company ¡Oba! with Argyle Winery and White Rose Estate
* All winemaker dinners will begin at 6:30 p.m.
This year’s fall dinner series also includes the return of the winemaker dinner raffle. Only 300 raffle tickets will be sold at $50 each. Prizes include $100 gift certificates to various restaurants participating in the fall winemaker dinners. The raffle drawing will be held on Dec. 1. Winners will be notified by phone, following the at-random drawing.
Revenues raised from the winemaker dinners and raffle tickets support five benefiting charities from the Portland metro area and SW Washington, including: Metropolitan Family Service, New Avenues for Youth, Friends of the Children-Portland, YWCA Clark County and Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel. Tickets for the fall winemaker dinners and raffle can be purchased online.
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.