Thursday, December 3, 2009

January 23-30, 2010

Chairman's Invitational

At Corral de Tierra country club with Pessagno Winery, Carmel Road Winery,
Wrath Vineyards, Cambiata and Ludwig Wines, Miura Winery, Manzoni Estate Vineyard,
and others.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 23, 2010 | 6-9pm

81 Corral De Tierra Road, Salinas

Enjoy a strolling dinner (see menu below) with wines from some of Monterey County’s finest vintners, then dance the night away at this must-attend black-tie optional gala.
During the highlight of the evening—the 4th Annual Large and Rare Bottle Auction—join in for the chance to take home a special memento or unique gift. Individual bottles, flights, mixed cases, and other luxury items will be auctioned live. It promises to be a lively evening!
$150 per person or $250 per couple

Wine and Appetizer Pairing With Vineyard Tour

At Paraiso Vineyards with Chef Todd Fisher

SUNDAY JANUARY 24, 2010 | 1-4pm

37500 Foothill Road, Soledad

At this idyllic Santa Lucia vineyard setting, sample delicious fare prepared by Chef Todd Fisher while winemaker David Fleming explains how and why each wine and food pairing was selected. Then, tour the vineyards and learn about Paraiso’s varietals, terrior, and viticultural practices that helped earn an impressive 92 points from Wine Spectator for their 2007 “Estate” Pinot Noir. Educational and fun!
$85 per person or $150 per couple

Winemaker's Dinner

At Grower's Pub with Joyce Vineyards

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2010 | 6-9pm

227 Monterey Street, Salinas

Sit down to a scrumptious five-course meal at this historic, Salinas chop house, and delight in the entrée of your choice, either Macadamia Crusted Halibut, Roasted Rack of Pork or New York Steak, paired with 2006 Joyce Vineyards and Chateau Christina Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.
$75 per person or $120 per couple

The Grand Tasting

At The National Steinbeck Center

SATURDAY, JANUARY 30, 2010 | 6-9pm

One Main Street, Salinas

The perfect finale to a week-long celebration of gourmet food and fantastic Monterey County wines. At past events, more than 70 wineries, chefs and restaurants have dazzled attendees with mouth-watering delicacies and wines. Winners will be drawn for the $10,000 Grand Prize Reverse Draw, and Silent Auction items will be on display throughout the evening, including jewelry, vacation getaways, golf packages and much more.
$75 per person or $140 per couple

Festival Package

Tickets to all four events at a 5% discount
(regular price $385 per person, $660 per couple)

Festival Package Plus
Tickets to all four events at a 10% discount, plus two Reverse Draw tickets.
($546 per person, $794 per couple)

For menu or ticket information, please call 831.775.4728
Purchase tickets now at the Steinbeck Center Museum Store or visit the website at

Rotary Club of Salinas is a 501(c)(3) Charitable Organization. Proceeds
benefit Salinas Rotary's local charities.

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