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4th Annual Uncorked: A Case for Wine

February 23, 2013
The Casino, 195 East Delaware Place, #1

The Auxiliary Board hosted its annual exclusive wine-tasting event, featuring a variety of premier wines, including Terlato Wines, Deutsch Family Wines, Island Club Brands, Wines of Brasil and Cooper Hawk Winery. All attendees enjoyed a refined wine tasting of more than 20 wines paired with gourmet food while they perused the wonderful array of exciting silent auction items. After the wine tasting and hors d'oeuvres, there was a seated dinner featuring the wines of Buehlers Vineyard as well as a live auction. The entire evening was supplemented with a complimentary Speakeasy Vodka Lounge provided by Double Cross Vodka and ended with more beverages, dessert, and dancing.

Event Chairs
Jordan Diab
Peter Goldman
Mary Jeanne Kneen
Diana Peterson Makowski

Host Committee
Rachel Bishop and Benjamin Boer
Bruce Braun and Diana Saltoun
Lisa Giles and Bob Hollar
Marc and Jessica Muinzer
Nina Owen and Michael Belsley
Paulita Pike and Zulfiqar Bokhari
Frank and Becky Ponterio
Jason and Edwina Smith
Joan Wagner and Paul Haskins
Patrick and Meredith Wood-Prince/Prince Charitable Trusts

Chateau Sponsor
J.P. Morgan

Sommelier Sponsor
Harry Winston

Vineyard Sponsors
Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Company
Winston & Strawn LLP

Cellar Sponsors
K&L Gates
Lake Shore Sport & Fitness

Barrel Sponsors
Giles & Associates Consultancy

Wine and Spirits Sponsors
Pine Ridge Vineyards
Seghesio Vineyards
Double Cross Vodka

Raffle Sponsor
Domaine Wine Storage

Dessert provided by

Exclusive Media Sponsor
Michigan Avenue magazine

Official Airline of the Art Institute of Chicago
United Airlines