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Taste of Summer Wine Tasting

Wine Sponsored by Ararat Import Export Company


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Host Sponsors

Whit Clanton and Kimberly Bryan
Jamie Dawson of Dream Living Realty
Design Story Works
The Raleigh Architecture and Construction Co.
Mike & Eileen Hendren Studio R.E.D.
Rhonda & Lyle Gardner Studio R.E.D.
Larry & Debbie Robbins Studio R.E.D.

Yummy foood by 18 Seaboard, Beasley’s Chicken + HoneyBerkeley Cafe, Five Star, Fiction Kitchen, Hibernian Pub, Jose and Sons Bar and Kitchen and Videri Chocolate Factory !!!

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Friday, June 27, 7-9p

Join us for an inspiring start to summer! The Taste of Summer Wine Tasting and Fundraiser will feature wines from around the world and artwork from across North Carolina on one of the first nights of summer. Our sponsor Ararat Imports is bringing a selection of wine from the best regions in the world including France, Italy, Armenia and California. These fine wines will be paired with heavy hors d’oeuvres from Downtown Restaurants. VAE’s galleries will feature Scope: The Southern Landscape Exhibit as well as a handful of featured local artists. The selected wines will be available for sale during the event, with a percentage of proceeds going to VAE’s programs for artists.


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