More than 100 guests are expected to join Laura’s House for a casual evening under the stars featuring culinary delights and tastings of more than 30 wines from California’s wine growing regions, as well Argentina and New Zealand
Ladera Ranch, Calif. March 21, 2013 – To build awareness and raise funds to support the programs and services that it provides to individuals and families impacted by domestic violence throughout Orange County and beyond, Laura’s House will host its 2nd Annual “Wine & Dine” event at Big Canyon Country Club in Newport Beach, on Friday May 3, 2013.
More than 100 guests are expected to gather under the stars for a casual evening that will include entertainment, a wine tasting, a selection of gourmet menu items, and a silent auction featuring wine tastings, unique experiences and tours, including Newport Beach Vineyards & Winery, as well as more than 100 bottles of wine from the wine growing regions in California, Argentina and New Zealand. Additionally, guests will have the opportunity to taste more than 30 different wines, and Master Sommelier Steve Poe, of Big Canyon Country Club will be on-hand during the event to share his wine expertise.
Some of the wineries that will be featured at the 2nd Annual “Wine & Dine” event include August West, Central Coast; Beringer Vineyards, Napa Valley; Big Basin Vineyards, Central Coast; Boson Wines, Napa Valley; Campesino Cellars, Napa Valley; Clos Pepe Estate, Central Coast; Colores del Sol Wines, Argentina; Cowboy Country Winery, Central Coast; DUNSTAN Wines, Sonoma Coast; Etude Estate Wines, Napa Valley; Giracci Vineyards and Farms, Silverado Canyon; Jean Edwards Cellars, Napa Valley; Le Pich, Napa Valley; Le P’tit Paysan, Central Coast; Levendi Winery, Napa Valley; Loring Wine Company, Paso Robles; Matua Wines, New Zealand; Newport Beach Vineyards & Winery; Purlieu Wines, Napa Valley; Saxon Brown Wines, Napa Valley; Sbragia Family Vineyards, Napa Valley; Tercero Wines, Central Valley and Santa Barbara; and, Zotovich Cellars, Central Coast.
“We are looking forward to hosting our 2nd Annual ‘Wine & Dine’ event at Big Canyon Country Club, and we are grateful to the local community for helping us shine a light on domestic violence by supporting attending our special events,” said Margaret Bayston, CEO and Executive Director, Laura’s House. “Last year, our ‘Wine & Dine’ event raised $15,000, which was used to fund our counseling, shelter and community outreach programs, and we are hoping to exceed that amount this year.”
The 2nd Annual “Wine & Dine” event for Laura’s House will take place from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Big Canyon Country Club, located at 1 Big Canyon Drive in Newport Beach. Tickets are $95 per person, and can be purchased at http://www.active.com/adventure/silverado-ca/canyon-country-hike-and-hoedown-for-lauras-house-2013.
About Laura’s House
For nearly two decades, Laura’s House has provided residential shelter and support services to more than 3,500 families, and counseling, life skills education and legal assistance to over 40,000 individuals. The mission of Laura’s House is to change the social beliefs, attitudes and the behaviors that perpetuate domestic violence while creating a safe space in which to empower individuals and families affected by abuse.
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