Charity & Causes Palm Beach County

7th Annual American Fine Wine Competition Gala

2014 AFWC Charity Wine GalaFriday, April 4, 6:30pm-11pm – Boca Raton Resort, 501 East Camino Real, Boca Raton

American Fine Wine Competition kick-off reception will delight in visiting “Winery Tasting Rooms” hosted by the winemakers themselves. They will be pouring highest award winning wines of the competition. Expected to attend are 30 of the top US winemakers. A five course gourmet feast, prepared by the Chefs of the Boca Raton Resort will be created to pair with the 600+ wines from the competition which will be poured tableside by 50 volunteer “Wine Angels”. Silent and live auctions takes place and the proceeds go to charity – this year, Deliver the Dream. Emcee and live auctioneer is none other than Alan Kalter, announcer for Late Night with David Letterman. The stunning Hilary Kole, whose voice is known and loved around the world, will entertain. Attendees of this fabulous event are South Florida’s top business professionals, philanthropists, wine enthusiasts and collectors. Special rates for the weekend of the Gala are available through the Boca Raton Resort. Or… you can get a ride home- a good idea after tasting these amazing wines. Red Cap, a membership-car service, is offering a special to guests of the AFWC. The AFWC is sponsored by highly regarded businesses who understand the benefits of branding their companies while supporting American wineries and important charities in need of crucial funding. The AFWC does not charge wineries to participate, but ask that four bottles be submitted; two for the competition, one for the Gala dinner, and one, signed by the winemaker or vintner, to be auctioned off for charity. Tickets available at $300 per person. For more information call 561.504-VINE (8463)