Guess the Grape, A Blind Wine Tasting, Food Pairing & Auction:
October 20, 2012; 6:30pm Reception
Patty Long’s River Bottom Saloon, 112 Sidney Street • St. Louis, Missouri Formerly 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. It is set for fun -- with a pool table, shuffle board, darts, ping-pong and air hockey.
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Delight in a 6 night stay in a remarkable 3 bedroom 3.5 bath villa in the Boatman Point neighborhood overlooking the southwest shore of St. John,
US Virgin Islands. Private balconies, a screened in porch, pool and views of the Caribbean make this a dream vacation destination for family or a
group of friends. www.gardenbythesea.com/villa.html
Mutually agreeable dates, May through December (excluding Thanksgiving week), rental car not included
Donated by Nancy Louis & John Diehl Value: $3,600
Savor the great company, fantastic food and excellent wines for up to 10. Enjoy an exclusive opportunity to be entertained in a beautiful
Compton Heights home. Your evening kicks off with a champagne reception, followed by a five-course meal expertly paired with wine from a private
Mutually agreeable date
Donated by Mark Spurrier & Karl Koesterer Value: $3,000
Are you a cyclist? Do you want to be a cyclist? If so we have a $1,500 gift certificate for Maplewood Bike Shop which can be used for the
novice or experienced cyclist.
Donated by: Mark Spurrier Value: $1,500
To celebrate the work of the Society and to support the services and programs to children and adults with vision loss.
Following a champagne reception, 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 sommellier with a focus to both educate guests about wine as well as help guests determine which wines they enjoy the most.
Financial gifts to support the evening and the work of the Society are requested— sponsorship levels and benefits are listed on separate sheet. St. Louis Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Individual ticket price is $125 ($60 is deductible)
Table of eight price is $1,000 ($520 is deductible)
Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired
8770 Manchester Rd. St. Louis, MO 63144
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