Guess the Grape:
A Blind Wine Tasting, Food Pairing and Auction
To Benefit Services to Individuals Who Are Blind and Visually Impaired
Sheila Sweeney & Robert Mueller, Chairs
WHEN: October 17, 2015 6:30pm
WHERE: Beyond Broadway, 112 Sidney Street • St. Louis
Once the site of the A.E. Schmidt billiards factory, this building dating from 1847 stands on the original banks of the Mississippi River. It offers a relaxed, warm, inviting space with a lodge-like ambiance. A grand stone fireplace sets off the main area of this charming venue.
PURPOSE: To celebrate the work of the Society and to support the services and programs for children and adults with vision loss.
PROGRAM: Following a champagne reception, three flights of two different wines will be tasted in a blind format with guests not knowing what wine they are tasting until after each flight. Each flight will be paired with a special chef’s selection to go with the specific wines being tasted. Guests are encouraged to actively participate in choosing both which wine is being tasted as well as which one they prefer.
The evening will be emceed by a local wine Sommeliers Mike Ward (Major Brands & Ward on Wine) and Dave Birkenmeier (Schnucks)
Vintner Sponsor Connoisseur Sponsor
AT&T Daniel & Henry
Lighthouse For the Blind St Louis
Northern Trust Company
TICKETS: Individual ticket – $125 ($60 is deductible) Table of eight – $1,000 ($520 is deductible)