Local nonprofit celebrates the arrival of fall with chef and winery pairing dinners
Classic Wines Auction, recognized as one of the top ten charity wine auctions in the country by Wine Spectator Magazine, has announced its annual Fall Winemaker Dinner series, benefiting local charities working to help children and families in need.
This season’s lineup pairs top-rated chefs from restaurants including: Aviary, DOC, La Moule, Le Chon and Paley’s Place with winemakers from Cristom Vineyards, Domaine Serene Vineyards & Winery, Soter Vineyards and Teutonic Wine Co., among others. Each Winemaker Dinner offers guests a one-of-a-kind, multi-course menu with curated wine pairings.
The Portland-based nonprofit will host 17 dinners over three days: Nov. 14, 15 and 16. All dinners start at 6:30 p.m., and prices range from $100 to $150.
While some of the dinners have sold out, reservations remain for the following:
Tuesday, Nov. 14:
La Moule with Teutonic Wine Co.
Park Avenue Fine Wines with Cristom Vineyards
Tournant featuring Chefs Mona Johnson and Jeret Foster at Feastly with Lemelson Vineyards
Wednesday, Nov. 15:
Bluehour with Script Cellars and Chehalem Wines
Cellar Z at Zupan's Market with J. Christopher Wines
DOC with Holden Wine Company
Imperial with Lingua Franca Vineyard
LeChon with Helioterra Wines
Raven & Rose with Smockshop Band Wines
Reservations for the Fall Winemaker Dinner series can be made online at WinemakerDinnersPDX.com or by calling 503.972.0194.
Sold-out Fall Winemaker Dinners include:
Tuesday, Nov. 14
Aviary with Day Wines
Paley’s Place with Maurice Cellars
Quaintrelle with Belle Pente Vineyard & Winery
Wednesday, Nov. 15
A Cena with Domaine Serene Vineyards & Winery
Thursday, Nov. 16
Little Bird Bistro with Crowley Wines
Ringside Fish House with Soter Vineyards
Verdigris with Bow & Arrow Wines
Ned Ludd at Elder Hall with Matzinger-Davies Wine Co.
About Classic Wines Auction
Consistently recognized as one of the top ten charity wine auctions in the country by Wine Spectator Magazine, the Classic Wines Auction has raised more than $43 million for local nonprofit partners 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 organizations benefiting children and families, including: Metropolitan Family Service (MFS), New Avenues for Youth, Friends of the Children-Portland, YWCA Clark County and Unity Center for Behavioral Health. More at www.classicwinesauction.com.
**Press release courtesy of Classic Wines Auction