February 4-6 — The Triangle Wine Experience is the Triangle and Carolina’s premier wine event encompassing wine tasting, dinners, and a Grand Gala with Fine Wine Auction over a three day period from February 4-6 in the Raleigh area. Winemakers from all over the world participate in this truly amazing event. All proceeds from the Triangle Wine Experience go the Frankie Lemmon Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the education and support of children with special needs – http://www.frankielemmon.org/. Here’s a look at the scheduled events over a 3 day period:
Thursday, February 4 – Wine Maker Dinners 7:00 p.m. – Hosted by winemakers and winery owners from all over the country, this evening pairs some of the Triangle’s hottest restaurants with the world’s finest wines. This year, attendees will be able to choose from 30 amazing pairings of the finest wines with cuisines designed to compliment. Cost: $125.
Friday, February 5 – Sip, Shop & Sign 5-6:30 p.m. – Local retail shops will host participating wine makers/winery owners to sample their wines to customers to can taste, buy and have their bottle signed
Saturday, February 6 – Grand Gala and Auction 5:30 p.m. – Two spirited auctions, live and silent, provide you the opportunity to bid on spectacular wines, exotic trips, unique dining experiences, fine are and grand-format tastings all specifically created for The Triangle Wine Experience. The auction is followed by a grand gala with dancing, drinks and dessert. This event is black tie and tickets are $150.
Click here for more information on the Triangle Wine Experience: http://www.trianglewineexperience.org/