By Bonnie Carroll
Summerland, CA(Spiritsman)8/18/13/–Sansum Diabetes Research Institute held its annual Taste of the Vine & Auction on the bluffs in Summerland, and the annual event attracted a huge crowd who came to enjoy the beautiful weather and ocean view from the QAD. Society Jazz entertainers, wine and beer from over 40 of California ’s best purveyors, and food from talented local chefs made it a very memorable and profitable afternoon. John Palminteri from KEYT3 was a very entertaining MC and everyone was having a wonderful time sipping, signing and chatting.
Wineries and breweries participating included Brander Vineyard, Byron Winery, Cambria Winery, Carina Cellars, Daniel Gehrs Wines, Figueroa Mountain Brewing Company, Firestone Walker Brewing Company, Giessinger Winery, Island Brewing Company, Jaffurs Wine Cellars, Los Cinco Locos, Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards, Malibu Vineyards, Ninkasi Brewing Company, Oreana Winery Silver Wines, Telegraph Brewing Company, Tolosa Winery, Whitcraft Winery.
Food & Desserts were provided by California Pizza Kitchen, Chocolats du CaliBressan. Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, Earth Treats, Enterprise Fish Co. Fresco Café, Luna Olivo, Lunchbox, Max’s Restaurant, The Barbecue Company, The Secret Ingredient, UCSB Faculty Club,
Via Maestra 42. Congratulations to the Board, Staff and Volunteers for another fantastic event. For Sansum Diabetes Research Institute information please visit: www.sansum.org.
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