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Winetasting Information

Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association

For more information, call (408) 479-WINE or write SCMWA, P.O. Box 3000, Santa Cruz, CA 95063

CALENDAR OF EVENTS 1997 - 1998

PASSPORT PROGRAM

  • DATE: July 19, 1997; November 15, 1997; January 17, 1998; April 18, 1998
  • TIME: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • WHERE: Participating wineries
  • INFO: Call (408) 479-WINE in advance to receive a brochure by mail

EVENING OF WINE AND ROSES

  • DATE: November 6, 1997
  • TIME: 5:00PM TO 9:00 PM
  • WHERE: Santa Crux County Fairgrounds, Watsonville
  • DESCRIPTION: A gala fund raising event for the Watsonville Community Hospital. Auction of one-of-a-kind double magnum bottles, spectacular roses, fabulous food and exclusive tastes of SCMWA wines.

ULTIMATE WINEMAKERS DINNER

  • DATE: February 24, 1998
  • TIME: Seating times between 6 PM and 9 PM
  • WHERE; Shadowbrook Restaurant, Capitola
  • DESCRIPTION: Up to 40 winemakers will offer exclusive tastes of their wines and then join guests for a gourmet meal in the spectacular setting of the Shndowbrook Restaurant.

WINE WITH HEART FUNDRAISERS

DINNER & LIVE AUCTION

Proceeds from these events benefit the American Heart Association and Vascular Surgery Research at Stanford.

  • DATE: April 24, 1998
  • WHERE: Thomas Fogarty Winery & Vineyards, Woodside
  • DESCRIPTION: Dine with Santa Cruz Mountains winemakers and bid on select wines from around the world as well as other exciting auction items.

TASTING & SILENT AUCTION

  • DATE: April 26, 1998
  • TIME: 2 pm to 5:30pm
  • WHERE: Stanford Barn, Palo Alto
  • DESCRIPTION: Wine tasting of Santa Crux Mountains wines paired with gourmet hors d'oeuvres and silent auction, Bid on select wines from the Santa Crux Mountains as well as olher areas of California, Italy and France.

VINTNERS FESTIVAL

  • DATE: Early June 1998, details to be determined
  • INFO: Call (408) 479-WINE in advance to receive a brochure by mail

WINE COMPETITION & TASTING AT THE FAIR

  • DATE: September 13 & 14
  • TIME: 11 am to 5 pm
  • WHERE: Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds in Watsonville
  • DESCRIPTION: Taste an assortment of Santa Cruz Mountains Wines including a sampling of 1997 Wine Competition award winners accompanied with food, arts and crafts.



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