Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar (The) raises $25,000 for two Orange County nonprofits

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Known for bringing a taste of the Wine Country to the heart of Orange County, The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar raised $25,000 during its inaugural “Sunday in the Vineyard” fundraiser, which featured a wine tasting with more than 100 wines, many of which are considered unique and rare finds from boutique wineries spanning the globe. In addition, the event, which benefited the Marconi Foundation for Kids and the Child Guidance Center, included a live cooking station with ‘s Executive Chef and Partner, Yvon Goetz. Guests bid on silent and live auction items, including a multi-course dinner wine pairings for eight at ‘s Chef’s Table; a two-night weekend escape to Sonoma’s exclusive, members-only Mayacama resort; and a one-hour baseball clinic for up to 15 with World Series winner, formerly an Angels and Dodgers player, Steve Finley, and former Major League pitching coach and current pro scout for the San Diego Padres, Bob Cluck.
www.TheWineryRestaurant.net.

Posted 07/12/09