Please SAVE THE DATE for the 34th Annual Winesong, a glorious wine & food tasting and charity auction that takes place on the stunning Mendocino Coast every September. Produced by the Mendocino Coast Hospital Foundation and benefiting the Mendocino Coast District Hospital, this weekend of award-winning wine, spectacular food, exquisite art and charitable giving will be held at the beautiful Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, and will take place on September 7 & 8, 2018.
Here’s a quick overview of highlights you can expect during Winesong Weekend –
A Pinot Noir Celebration: Meet the Winemakers
Friday, September 7, 2018 | 1 to 4 p.m.
Presented by Winesong and hosted by Little River Inn, this memorable event features Pinot Noir from renowned Anderson Valley, as well as from other wineries in Mendocino County and award-winning pinot regions. Little River Inn pairs delectable hors d’oeuvres on passed trays during this fun pinot tasting.
Wine & Food Grand Tasting in the Gardens
Saturday, September 8, 2018 | 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Wander through the lovely Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens while enjoying samplings from world-class wineries from Mendocino, Sonoma, Napa, and beyond as well as beer, spirits, and ciders; plus food bites from nearly 50 local and regional artisanal food purveyors. The tasting is accented by numerous musical groups performing a variety of styles including jazz, classical, blues, calypso and folk rock.
Silent & Live Auctions
Saturday, September 8, 2018 | SILENT: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; LIVE: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The cornerstone of Winesong weekend is the Charity Auction, featuring both a silent and live auction. Nearly 200 lots will be on offer, featuring spectacular wines from the world’s most prestigious wine producers, rare vintages, large format bottles and special vertical and horizontal collections (including a Pahlmeyer vertical), as well as original art from acclaimed California artists and highly coveted international and domestic vacation packages, including another spectacular 10-day trip to South Africa.
Deemed America’s Best Charity Wine Event by Enobytes.com, Winesong is a must-attend event for lifestyle lovers, wine enthusiasts, and wine collectors of all levels. It’s a feel-good weekend of fun and philanthropy, and it’s on the breathtaking Mendocino Coast!
Please visit www.winesong.org for details. Tickets to all events go on sale April 1, 2018.