Thanks to everyone who made Wine Tasting 2011 a success

Thank you very much to all the attendees, volunteers and businesses who helped make The International School Wine Tasting a big success. Over 100 people sipped, savored and socialized to benefit our Library Media Center. Thanks to their support we raised an estimated $4,500 (final numbers are still being calculated).

We would like to extend our sincerest gratitude to the following volunteers and businesses who generously donated their time, products of services:

Thank you to our hosts at The Plant — Martha Koerner & Bill Dieter

Thank you to our featured wineries who donated their time and a percentage of their wine sales to the school:
Cameron Winery
Elk Cove Vineyards
Hawkins Cellars
Patton Valley Vineyard
Pomum Cellars

Thank you to Joel Simon of Reidel Crystal for lending us Riedel glasses for the tasting and for donating a percentage of sales to TIS.

Thank you to the following businesses who kept us well fed and hydrated:
Caffe Pallino
Elephant Delicatassen
Food in Bloom
Market of Choice
Rock Creek Corner
Provvista Speciality Food Inc.
Sweetness Bakery and Café
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

Thanks to Katherine Cole, wine columnist, The Oregonian and MIX magazine, for lending her expertise to demonstrate the nuances and characteristics of wine and for donating a percentage of sales from her new book to TIS.

Thank you to our volunteers:
Robert Alipio, Kim Braun, Randy Dana, Tamara Fornell, Tom Kuhn, Arkady Mak, Ed McDonald, Ron Miller, Tanya Pruett, Eric Wynkoop

And thank you to the Sherry Francis Group for donating the Wall of Wine and to our generous wine donors:
TIS Board of Trustees, Archery Summit, Argyle Winery, Cameron, Domane Serene, Katherine Cole, Dave Chen, Joel Simon

Thank you also to Terry and Lori Schallich and an anonymous donor for their financial contributions to the wine tasting to support the library.

Thank you,
Susan Marcus, Paula Prince, Cheryl Meloy, Lee Rahr, and Kathy Guilfoyle – Wine Tasting Co-Chairs