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Wine Tasting at the Walter Clore Center
Thursday, May 7 – 6th Annual Clore Classic Golf Tournament – 1 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
The 6th Annual Clore Classic Golf Tournament will be held on Thursday, May 7 at Black Rock Creek Golf Course in Sunnyside WA. This is an opportunity to support Washington Wine and The Clore Center with a day of fun, competition, and fantastic wine. The tournament, which starts at 1 p.m., will be followed by a fundraising dinner that brings together industry groups and Clore Center supporters. All proceeds benefit The Clore Center’s ongoing wine and culinary programming. To book a tee time or to find out how you can become a sponsor of the event, call The Clore Center at (509) 786-1000.
About Class Levels: No entry test or proof of experience is needed to attend any classes – we list the level of class for our experienced guests.
- Novice = very basic information, including step by step tasting, wine etiquette, basic food pairing recommendations, surface level regional education, value wine.
- Intermediate = brief tasting guide, historic and regional information, advanced culinary insights, higher value wine
- Advanced = skip tasting guides, and dive into in-depth regional and historic information, more unique food pairings (if applicable), premium wines.
To order tickets for these events, visit: theclorecenter.org. Or call The Clore Center at (509) 786-1000. Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center is located at 2140A Wine Country Rd., Prosser, WA. 99350.
Saint Martin’s University Food & Wine Festival – Saturday, April 4
EVENT RESCHEUDLED for Saturday, Aug. 8. The Saint Martin’s University Food and Wine Festival, the best happy hour in town, makes a comeback on Saturday, April 4 at the University’s campus in Lacey, WA. The Festival, featuring wineries and breweries from the greater South Puget Sound region and beyond, will take place from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Hal and Inge Marcus Pavilion. Proceeds from the Festival will benefit student scholarships. This year marks the 125th Anniversary of Saint Martin’s as a Catholic, Benedictine institution of higher learning. A special pre-event VIP reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. will feature delicious bites and drink pairings.
“This Festival combines two important Benedictine values: community and stewardship,” said Cecelia Loveless, the University’s Vice-President of institutional advancement. “As we come together to sample great wine and delicious food, we support students’ educational dreams.”
Wineries participating in the event include Marchetti Wines, Naches Heights Winery, Convergence Zone Cellars, Heymann Winery, Three of Cups Winery, Stottle Winery, Scatter Creek Winery, Silver Lake Wines, Davenport Cellars and Wynooche River Winery. Seven breweries and one distillery will also be participating in the Festival.
General admission tickets are available online at www.stmartin.edu/festival. Tickets are $25 if purchased before March 15. After March 15, tickets are $30 online or $40 at the door. Guests have the opportunity to purchase tickets or tables to the pre-event VIP reception. Individual VIP tickets are $125 and VIP tables are $1,000. The VIP reception includes early entrance to the Festival as well as 125th anniversary memorabilia. Both the Festival and the VIP reception are 21-and-older events.
For more information about Saint Martin’s University’s 125th anniversary, visit www.stmartin.edu/125.
About Saint Martin’s: Saint Martin’s University is an independent, four-year, coeducational university located on a wooded campus of more than 300 acres in Lacey, Washington. Established in 1895 by the Catholic Order of Saint Benedict, the University is one of 13 Benedictine colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, and the only one west of the Rocky Mountains.