Women of Wine Charities’ annual Grand Tasting event is coming up fast! It promises to be a wonderful evening, featuring 10 of Houston’s hottest chefs, world class wines, and an array of tempting live/silent auction items.
Women of Wine Charities (WOW) is a non-profit comprised of women associated with the wine industry as well as other wine-loving women. The fundraiser will take place on Monday, October 21, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at The Wynden, located at 1025 South Post Oak Lane.
This year’s event will be a walk-around wine and food tasting. There will also be a V.I.P. auction preview event on October 14th, at Brasserie 19, exclusively for sponsors and premium ticket package buyers.
Since its inception in 2007, WOW’s annual slate of events and educational programs have benefited the Houston Area Women’s Center (HAWC). WOW is HAWC’s largest community partner, donating $23,049 in 2012 and nearly $70,000 since WOW’s founding!
The featured chefs and restaurants participating in the 2013 WOW Grand Tasting are:
· Kitty Bailey, Costa Brava Bistro
· Charles Clark, Ibiza Food & Wine Bar
· Bryan Caswell, REEF
· Randy Evans and Jean-Philippe Gaston, Cove / Haven
· Paul Lewis, Osteria Mazzantini
· Russell and Tony Masraff, Masraff’s
· Rebecca Masson, Fluff Bake Bar
· John Sheely, Mockingbird Bistro
· Claire Smith, Canopy
· Danny Trace, Brennan’s of Houston
The live and silent auctions at the 2013 WOW Grand Tasting will include a catalog of distinctive wines, gourmet food, spa and personal services, travel packages, private dinners with wine pairings, and artwork…how cool!
Tickets are on sale now, including individual tickets ($100 for WOW members, $125 for non-members) and premium ticket packages ($1200 and $1500). To purchase tickets, or for more information about the Women of Wine Charities 2013 Grand Tasting, please visit www.wowcharities.org.