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Joint Forces Journal

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VOL. 24 - NO. 35
SEP 22 - 29, 2019
PO BOX 13283
OAKLAND, CA 94661-0283

510.595.7777 FAX

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TRAVEL & ENTERTAINMENT: Montalvo Arts Center Presents “Food & Wine Classic”

Aug 16, 2019
Back for its 16th year, Montalvo Arts Center will host its annual “Food & Wine Classic” in the elegant setting of the historic Villa and picturesque grounds. Known as Silicon Valley’s premier culinary event, guests will sample savory and sweet fare from some of the most celebrated restaurants in the Bay Area and enjoy tastings from many of the region’s finest wineries. Proceeds will support Montalvo and its arts and education outreach programs – which supports more than 15,000 students, teachers, artists, and musicians. Highlights of the evening include a high-spirited live auction led by America’s foremost “auctiontainer” Letitia Frye, while Master Sommelier Randall Bertao will lead tastings of private cellar wines in the event’s exclusive VIP area. Guests are invited to bid on auction packages including once-in-a-lifetime experiences, and luxurious food and wine offerings. Food & Wine Classic will take place at 4:00pm, Sunday, September 8, 2019 at the Montalvo Arts Center (15400 Montalvo Rd.) in Saratoga, CA.

Guests for the night will enjoy fine dining from the area’s premiere restaurants including Alexander’s Steakhouse, ASA Los Altos, The Bywater, Chez TJ Restaurant & Pastry featuring Wise Goat Organics, Farallon Restaurant, FARM at Carneros, Flea Street, The Hero Ranch Kitchen, Left Bank, Kokkari Estiatorio, Le Papillon, Madera, Manresa Bread, Ozumo, Palette, Porta Blu, Rooh, and The Sea by Alexander’s Steakhouse. Wines will be provided by Andrew Geoffrey Vineyards, Artisan Wine Depot, Artesa Vineyards & Winery, Benovia Winery, Big Basin Vineyards, Calafia Cellars, Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards, Dutton-Goldfield Winery, Fonseca, The Hess Collection, House Family Vineyards, J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines, Kathryn Kennedy Winery, Kobrand, Kosta Browne Winery, Left Bend Winery, Merry Edwards Winery, Mindego Ridge Vineyard, Pahlmeyer Wines, Pride Mountain Vineyards, Priest Ranch, Ridge Vineyards, Rombauer Vineyards, Taylor Fladgate, Tuck Beckstoffer Winery, and Wayfarer Vineyard, among others as Montalvo continues to secure additional restaurant and winery participants in the coming weeks.

For tickets or more information, the public may visit or call 408-961-5858 (Monday through Friday, 10:00am-4:00pm).

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Photo caption: Montalvo Arts Center will celebrate its 16th annual Food & Wine Classic on September 8. The event benefits the more than 15,000 students, teachers, artists, and musicians supported by the Center’s non-profit organization. (Photo Credit: Andrew Caulfield for Drew Altizer Photography)


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