Wine Tasting and Silent Auction


Wines of the South: South America and South Africa
Saturday, June 14 from 5:30 - 8 p.m.

Set in the beautiful Live Oak Allee, this year’s wine tasting fund raising event focuses on 21 superb wines from premiere vineyards of South Africa and South America. Guests will receive an engraved wine glass as our gift at the registration table and a wine expert at each tasting table will introduce the wines and offer tasting notes. Light tastes of hors d’oeuvres will complement the wines and Latin-themed jazz performed by Javier Jazz Project will add to the evening enjoyment.

A silent auction, hosted by The Friends of Brookgreen Gardens, will include select items and experiences. Proceeds of the wine tasting and silent auction support the development of the new Lowcountry Zoo exhibit, Waterfowl: Wings of Migration.

Tickets are limited, call (843) 235-6016 or go online for reservations - $50 for members and $65 for non-members. (Tickets are non-refundable, unused tickets will be considered a donation to Brookgreen.)

Wine List
Region                                    Varietal (White Wines)

Casablanca, Chile                     2012 Terrunyo Sauvignon Blanc
Limarai Valley, Chile                  2011 Marques de Casa Chardonnay
Maule Valley, Chile                    2009 Concha Y Toro Sauvignon Blanc
Mendoza, Argentina                  2012 Amado Sur Torrontes
Mendoza, Argentina                  2012 Trivento Chardonnay
Stellenbosch, South Africa        2013 Fleur du Cap,Chardonnay
Stellenbosch, South Africa        2013 Protea Chenin Blanc
Hemel-en-Aarde, South Africa   2012 Hamilton Russell, Chardonnay

Region                                     Varietal (Red and Rose Wines)
Colchagua, Chile                       2010 Emiliana Coyam Blend
Cachapoal, Chile                       2010 Terrunyo Carmenere
Casablanca, Chile                     2012 Ritual Pinot Noir
Mendoza, Argentina                  2012 Norton Brut Rose
Vistalba, Argentina                    2013 Finca La Linda Rose
Mendoza, Argentina                  2012 Amado Sur Malbec Blend
Mendoza, Argentina                  2011 Trivento Malbec
Western Cape, South Africa      2010 Frontier,Guardian Peak
Stellenbosch, South Africa        2011 Ernie Els Big Easy Blend
Stellenbosch, South Africa         2010 Stark-Conde,Cabernet
Franschhoek, South Africa        2011 Boekenhoutskloof Chocolate Block
Malmesbury, South Africa          2012 House of Mandela Shiraz
Stellenbosch, South Africa        2011 Dragon Tree Blend

Wines may be purchased by special order and are available for pick-up within a week of the event.

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