3rd Annual Central Coast Celebration for Michael Bonaccorsi Scholarship Fund

Ron Runnebaum at Wallys

Wally's is proud to host the 3rd Annual Central Coast Wine And Food Celebration, benefiting the Michael Bonaccorsi Scholarship Fund at UC Davis' Department of Viticulture and Enology on Sunday August 6, 2006, Noon to 4pm under the "Big Top" adjacent to the store.
Once again this popular event will include over 50 Central Coast wineries. Confirmed wineries to date include, Saxum, Garretson, Shadow Canyon, Au Bon Climat, Qupe, Hitching Post Wines, Fiddlehead Cellars, Loring, Beckmen, Rusack, L'Aventure, Sanford, Presidio, Talley, Ambullneo, Whitcraft, Row Eleven, Paige 23, Summerland, Calera, Tantara, Linne Calado, Arcadian, Turley, Clairborne & Churchill, Talbott, Kunin, Clos Mimi, Herman Story, Holus-Bolus and Sea Smoke.
Participating restaurants last year included several of the finests dining destinations and producers in Los Angeles (Spago Beverly Hills, Lucques/A.O.C., Campanile, Sona, Boa And Sushi Roku) and Santa Barbara County (The Hitching Post, Bouchon, Olio e Limone, Miro at the Bacara Resort and the Santa Barbara Olive Company.
Attendees are invited to participate in both the live and silent auctions. Last year's auction items included both a Martha's Vineyard and New York City vacation package and an exclusive private tasting luncheon with winemaker Manfred Krankl of Sine Qua Non.
All funds received will directly benefit the Michael Bonaccorsi Scholarship Fund. The last two events have raised over $67,000, which makes this event the primary source for funding the scholarship.
For further information on Bonaccorsi wines visit www.bonawine.net, or for more about UC Davis' School of Viticulture and Enology visit http://wineserver.ucdavis.edu/index.php.