A splendid way to show your sweetheart your love is with a visit to the annual Friends of the Wine Tasting.
The event is being held on Sunday February 12, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Alverno Villa, 675 W. Highland Ave. in Sierra Madre, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Picture strolling leisurely through the Alverno Villa gardens while enjoying fine wine and delectable hors d’oeuvres and desserts.
Adding to the romantic atmosphere will be live music performed by Steve Vargas, The Mellow Ds, and Sudbury and Ramos. For your entertainment, magicians from the Magic Castle will perform sleights of hand. You can even find the perfect souvenir of a lovely afternoon at our Silent Auction where you’ll have an opportunity to bid on such exceptional items as jewelry, wine tastings and tours, theater tickets, gourmet dinners, art work, Turf Club at Santa Anita, Disneyland tickets, Rose Parade tickets, wine fridge, Temecula B&B, children's birthday party at the , Universal Studios tour, personal chef dinner for 6, SMPD ride along, and fine wines.
In addition to the auction, there will be an opportunity drawing for a weekend wine tasting in Paso Robles, a prize valued at more than $1,000 (ticket holders need not be present to win).
If you wish to purchase tickets in advance, tickets to the wine tasting are $60 and tickets for the drawing are $5 each. Both can be purchased at the Sierra Madre Library, 440 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. in Sierra Madre. The library can be reached at (626) 355-7186. Or, you can purchase tickets at the door.
Proceeds from the Wine Tasting benefit the resources and programs of the Sierra Madre Library.