Tasting of grape and grain wines to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Wine lovers can rejoice as the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – Delaware Valley Chapter returns to its in-person wine tasting event, Grapes and Grain South Jersey, after two virtual tasting events during the pandemic. Dozens of fine wines, including many local varietals, and an array of craft beers will highlight the 13th annual tasting, September 21, 2022, at Auletto Caterers in West Deptford, NJ

Grapes and Grain South Jersey offers a relaxed and fun evening for wine connoisseurs and casual aficionados, complete with a DJ and the chance to bid on some of the region’s most unique auction items. This year’s event will also feature comedy from New Jersey comedian and event host Dan Callahan.

“For the past two years, our virtual Grapes and Grain event has brought together community members from the South Jersey area. Their dedicated support has given us confidence to stay on track to accomplish our mission of finding a cure and ensuring that every person living with cystic fibrosis will have the chance to live a long and healthy life,” said Mike Sanchez, event chair and chairman of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation-Delaware Valley Chapter board. “We are very happy to welcome fans and families back in person and celebrate a great evening of fun.”

Grapes & Grain will also offer select entrees and appetizers to complement the beverage selections. General admission begins at 7:30 p.m. at Auletto Caterers, 1849 Cooper Street Deptford, NJ A VIP tasting, with more exclusive wines and accompanying cheeses, sushi and hors d’oeuvres, begins at 6:30 p.m. in the wine cellar of ‘Auletto. General tickets are $85 and VIP tickets, which also include the exclusive wine and spirits tasting, are $125. Part of the prizes are tax deductible. To purchase tickets, visit: https://events.cff.org/grapesandgrain2022.

Event sponsors include Sycomp; Lucca Real Estate Group; J&J snacks; Holman Auto; Green, Silverstein and Groff; Safeway Group LLC; International Paper; rastellis; and SuperBuyRite. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available, ranging from a $250 Vintage Recognition, $1,500 Signature Sponsorship, to a $10,000 Wine Master Sponsorship, which includes affixing the name of your business for the event. For more information on sponsorship, contact Vanessa Deussing at [email protected] or call 610-325-6001.

The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to cure cystic fibrosis and provide all people with the disease the opportunity to live full and productive lives by funding research and drug development, promoting treatment individualized and guaranteeing access to high quality specialist care. The Delaware Valley Chapter provides support and services in southeast Pennsylvania, Delaware and southern New Jersey. For more information, visit www.cff.org/DelawareValley or call 610-325-6001.

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