Wine Lovers to Pour Out Support for Kids at Vintage in the Valley

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley Plans Feb. 24 Event

Vintage in the Valley guests receive a commemorative wine glass for tasting. (2011)
Vintage in the Valley guests receive a commemorative wine glass for tasting. (2011)
  • Vintage in the Valley guests receive a commemorative wine glass for tasting. (2011)
    Vintage in the Valley guests receive a commemorative wine glass for tasting. (2011)
    Vintage in the Valley guests receive a commemorative wine glass for tasting. (2011)
    Vintage in the Valley guests receive a commemorative wine glass for tasting. (2011)
  • Local winemakers speak with Vintage in the Valley attendees. (2011)
    Local winemakers speak with Vintage in the Valley attendees. (2011)
    Local winemakers speak with Vintage in the Valley attendees. (2011)
    Local winemakers speak with Vintage in the Valley attendees. (2011)
  • Vintage in the Valley guests can enter the Mystery Wine Raffle. (2011)
    Vintage in the Valley guests can enter the Mystery Wine Raffle. (2011)
    Vintage in the Valley guests can enter the Mystery Wine Raffle. (2011)
    Vintage in the Valley guests can enter the Mystery Wine Raffle. (2011)
  • Vintage in the Valley attendees talk with vendors. (2011)
    Vintage in the Valley attendees talk with vendors. (2011)
    Vintage in the Valley attendees talk with vendors. (2011)
    Vintage in the Valley attendees talk with vendors. (2011)
  • Hors d'oeuvres, cheese and dessert items are available at Vintage in the Valley. (2011)
    Hors d'oeuvres, cheese and dessert items are available at Vintage in the Valley. (2011)
    Hors d'oeuvres, cheese and dessert items are available at Vintage in the Valley. (2011)
    Hors d'oeuvres, cheese and dessert items are available at Vintage in the Valley. (2011)
  • Green Bay Packers memorabilia are always popular silent auction items at Vintage in the Valley. (2011)
    Green Bay Packers memorabilia are always popular silent auction items at Vintage in the Valley. (2011)
    Green Bay Packers memorabilia are always popular silent auction items at Vintage in the Valley. (2011)
    Green Bay Packers memorabilia are always popular silent auction items at Vintage in the Valley. (2011)
  • Vintage in the Valley has many raffle and silent auction items on display. (2011)
    Vintage in the Valley has many raffle and silent auction items on display. (2011)
    Vintage in the Valley has many raffle and silent auction items on display. (2011)
    Vintage in the Valley has many raffle and silent auction items on display. (2011)
  • Vintage in the Valley attendees taste Cellar-Select Quality wines. (2011)
    Vintage in the Valley attendees taste Cellar-Select Quality wines. (2011)
    Vintage in the Valley attendees taste Cellar-Select Quality wines. (2011)
    Vintage in the Valley attendees taste Cellar-Select Quality wines. (2011)
  • A wide variety of wines to try at Vintage in the Valley. (2011)
    A wide variety of wines to try at Vintage in the Valley. (2011)
    A wide variety of wines to try at Vintage in the Valley. (2011)
    A wide variety of wines to try at Vintage in the Valley. (2011)

Appleton, Wis. – A glamorous night of sampling more than 200 varieties of select wines, cheeses and desserts will pair perfectly with efforts to inspire and enable more than 14,000 children through the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley. Vintage in the Valley, the premier wine and cheese event in the Fox Valley, will return to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, from 7–10 p.m.


Vintage in the Valley attendees can expect a captivating evening:
  • Indulgent hors d’oeuvres, cheeses and desserts will complement the wide array of beer, spirits and wine, including 75 Cellar-Select Quality varieties.
  • Water’s Edge Trio will fill the Fox Cities P.A.C. lobby with jazz music, and Miss Wisconsin Raeanna Johnson will make a special appearance.
  • Each guest will receive a commemorative wine glass, along with a thermal wine bag and corkscrew.
  • 150 bottles of wine -- including some Cellar-Select Quality varieties valued at up to $100 -- will be reserved for the Mystery Wine Raffle. This special contest is in addition to a silent auction and traditional raffle.
  • Photographs of Club Members participating in the Boys & Girls Clubs Arts programs will be on display, and guests who contribute to the $10,000 Arts sponsorship goal will have the option to be included on an Arts donor wall.
Tickets are available for $125 from the Fox Cities P.A.C. Ticket Office at 400 W. College Ave. Guests may also purchase tickets by calling (920) 730-3760 or visiting www.FoxCitiesPAC.com, but additional fees may apply.
Wines available for sampling include:
  • Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet 
  • Duckhorn Merlot 
  • Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon 
  • Rombauer Chardonnay 
  • Pol Roger Champagne
  • Hess Mount Veeder Cabernet 
  • Quintessa 
  • Mondavi Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon 
  • Banfi Brunello di Montalcino 
  • Museum RSV Real Tempranillo
The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley will use the proceeds from Vintage in the Valley to support the services and programs at its seven full-service sites in the Fox Cities. Clubs provide a safe place, caring adult mentors, fun and friendship, and high-impact youth development. Club programs promote academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles during critical non-school hours. Visit www.bgclubfoxvalley.org to learn more.
2012 sponsors of Vintage in the Valley include Carew Concrete & Supply, Miron Construction and Nicolet National Bank.