Drink Wine for Charity


Another press release (boy I get a lot, don’t I?)


Fourth Annual Wine Tasting Raises Money for Local Organizations

WHAT: Chappaqua Rotary and Hilltop Wines are once again teaming up to present a festive, entertaining and delicious evening of wine tasting that serves as a fundraiser for local organizations supported by the Rotary Club of Chappaqua.

Attendees can sample more than 100 wines from around the world and enjoy hors d’oeuvres provided by Crabtree’s Kittle House. The wines are also available for sale, with 10% of the profits donated to the Rotary for distribution to their charities.

WHEN: Wednesday, April 2, 2008
7 to 9:30 p.m.

WHERE: Crabtree’s Kittle House
11 Kittle Road
Chappaqua, NY

WHY: “This is a unique opportunity to sample wines from around the world, enjoy excellent cuisine and benefit so many organizations that are important to the community, including the Chappaqua Volunteer Fire Department, the Hillside Food Pantry and the Northern Westchester Women’s Shelter, just to name a few,” says John Buckley, President of the Chappaqua Rotary. “We are pleased that this event does so much to help these groups provide their essential services to those in need.”

MORE INFO: Tickets are available for $75 in advance and $80 at the door, with all proceeds benefiting Rotary charities. They can be purchased in-person at Hilltop Wines, 423 King Street, Chappaqua; or reserved by calling 914-238-8422 or via email at hilltopwine@verizon.net.

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About Author

Liz Johnson is content strategist for The Journal News and lohud.com, and the founding editor of lohudfood, formerly know as Small Bites. As food editor, she won awards from the New York News Publishers Association, the Association of Food Journalists and the Associated Press. She lives in Nyack with her husband and daughter on a tiny suburban lot they call their farm — with fruit trees, an herb garden, and a yardful of lettuce, tomatoes, onions, shallots, cucumbers, zucchini, radishes, cabbage, peppers, Brussels sprouts and carrots and four big blueberry bushes.

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