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Pinot on the River Raises $110,000 for local Boys & Girls Clubs
Popular wine tasting event more than doubles investment in after-school and summer programs
Healdsburg, CA (October 27, 2016) – The 13th Annual Pinot on the River event was held on Sunday, October 23rd on the Healdsburg Plaza. The tasting event included more than 80 area wineries and attracted approximately 1,000 guests from across North America.
Guests were treated to a stunning afternoon tasting some of the best Pinot Noirs California has to offer. In addition to all the wonderful wines available for tasting, event guests had the opportunity to bid on over 110 silent auction lots generously donated by wineries from across the state. Guests also had the opportunity to cast their votes for the Pinot on the River People’s Choice Award. For the sixth consecutive year the winner was Papapietro Perry Winery of Healdsburg.
Funds raised from the event will be used to support summer camps and afterschool programs throughout Sonoma County. Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Sonoma County CEO Jennifer Weiss said “A beautiful setting, amazing wines, and incredibly generous people made for a day of fun and tremendous support for our 6,000 Club members.”
The event was sponsored by local and regional businesses committed to making a positive difference in the community. 2016 Pinot on the River sponsors include: Multi-Color Corporation, MA Silva USA, Sonoma Media Group, iHeart Radio, Pacific Gas & Electric, Tricorbraun Winepak, Enartis Vinquiry, Viavi Solutions, Comcast, The Press Democrat, Summit State Bank, The Foundation for Global Sports Development, Meiomi Coastal California Wines, and the Law Offices of Richard J. Meechan.
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