WINE COUNTRY PRESS
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PASO ROBLES SELECTS ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION AS BENEFICIARY FOR 2011 GRAND TASTING TOUR
March 2 Los Angeles Event Features 38 Wineries from the Appellation
(Los Angeles, February 10, 2011) – Paso Robles Wine Country is proud to announce the Alzheimer’s Association of Southern California as beneficiary of 2011 Los Angeles Grand Tasting Tour. The non-profit will receive partial net proceeds from the wine organization’s annual Grand Tasting event which is taking place in downtown Los Angeles at the Vibiana. (214 S. Main Street) on Wednesday, March 2, 2011. The afternoon tasting, 1 – 5 p.m. is open to members of the wine trade and media. The evening tasting, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., is open to wine enthusiasts of all levels and features more than 38 wineries and hospitality partners, and an array of gourmet appetizers by RoomForty. Tickets are $60 per person and are now available on www.pasowine.com.
The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Their mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Their vision is a world without Alzheimer’s. For 30 years, the California Southland chapter has provided critical services and programs to thousands of Alzheimer’s affected families in Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. These services include care consultations, support groups, the Medic Alert® + Safe Return® Identification Registry, education for health care professionals, caregivers and the general public; advocacy for improved public policy and legislation; and financial support to increase research to find the cause and cure for this devastating disease. For information and support call the Helpline, 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 1-800-272-3900 or visit www.alz.org/californiasouthland.
Beyond the marquee Grand Tasting, winemaker dinners will be taking place in Los Angeles throughout the week of February 26 – March 5. Acclaimed restaurants include RoomForty, Wilshire Restaurant, Palm Restaurant and Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion, showcasing multiple Paso Robles brands. In addition, Paso Robles Wine Country will also be conducting a series of in-store tastings at your favorite Los Angeles retail outlets including The Wine House and K&L Wine Merchants. Visit www.pasowine.com for specific details and restaurant and retail contact information.
Tickets to the Wednesday, March 2 Grand Tasting at the Vibiana are now available on www.pasowine.com. Wine enthusiasts are encouraged to book early as past events have sold out. Parking lot is located next to the Vibiana and is complimentary for guests attending. For details and contact information on winemaker dinners and retail tastings along with complete information on the 2011 Los Angeles Grand Tasting Tour, please visit www.pasowine.com or call 800-549-WINE.
The Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance represents wineries, growers, and businesses in Paso Robles Wine Country. Centrally located between San Francisco and Los Angeles, along California’s Central Coast, Paso Robles Wine Country is California’s fastest growing wine region. It encompasses more than 26,000 vineyard acres and more than 200 wineries. For more information, visit www.pasowine.com
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