14th Annual Wine on Harvest Moon
Benefits Deering Estate FoundationCharity & Social Events
The Deering Estate Foundation’s fabulous Wine On Harvest Moon (WOHM), presented by South BMW, is back and better than ever with a tantalizing theme of Spirits, Spells & American Lore that is sure to charm guests’ senses. Set for Saturday, October 24, from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., the gala event will be held at the Deering Estate. Space is limited, and tickets are now on sale.
Philanthropists, foodies, art lovers and environmentalists will spend an enchanting evening under the full Harvest Moon at the historic bay-front property as they celebrate the allure of American folklore through the fine wine and spirits of the continental U.S., the tasty vittles paired by top local chefs, and the delight of the macabre to the mysterious in entertainment, including chilling musical performances, haunting vignettes, contemporary art, and an enticing live auction.
Event chairman for the eighth year, Deering Estate Foundation board member, Howard Tendrich is excited to honor American wine, cuisine, art and classic literature for this year’s event, “Wine On Harvest Moon has become the Foundation’s signature fundraising event,” says Tendrich. “The awareness, attention and, of course, monies it affords the Estate for our educational programs, cultural events and conservational efforts are amazing, and it’s simply wonderful that the theme this year so beautifully complements Deering Estate’s own vibrant history.”
Presented by Crown Wine, Spirits & Gourmet, a coast-to-coast journey through America will take guests to different wine or spirit producing regions of the U.S., marrying each with a thrilling sub-theme plucked from some of the country’s most revered folklore. Décor, lighting and entertainment will embellish, and food will be paired to the theme, region and corresponding libation. A stellar line-up of chefs/restaurants are hard at work creating their own masterpieces to coincide including, Oliver Rodriguez of The Biltmore Hotel, Rojelio Fernandez of Brio Tuscan Grille, Diego Solano of Bulla Gastrobar, Rod Chitikov of Devon Seafood + Steak, Alberto Cabrera of Little Bread, Phil Bryant of The Local Craft Food & Drink, Kareem Anguin of Oceanaire Seafood Room, Miguel Antonio Gomez Fernández of Pisco Y Nazca, and Julia Ning of Station 5 Miami, as well as Anacapri Cucina Italiana, CRAVE American Kitchen & Sushi Bar, Golden Rule Seafood and Whole Foods Market Coral Gables, among others.
Tickets for the event are priced at $150 for Deering Estate Foundation members and $175 for non-members. Call 305-235-1668, Ext. 263, or visit Wine On Harvest Moon to purchase. All proceeds from this signature fundraising event benefit the Deering Estate Foundation. Leading sponsors include South BMW, Coconut Grove Bank, Celebrity Cruises, Northwestern Mutual, Morris & Reynolds Insurance, UBS Financial Services, Community Newspapers, SocialMiami.com and Pinecrest Magazine. For sponsorship opportunities contact Michelle Streit, 305-235-1668, Ext. 253, or by email at email@example.com.
About the Deering Estate Foundation
The Deering Estate Foundation is a volunteer driven community-based charitable 501(c)3 Florida Corporation that was founded in 1989 by members of our community for the sole purpose of preserving, protecting and enhancing the Deering Estate at Cutler for this and future generations. The mission of the Deering Estate Foundation is to raise public awareness of the Deering Estate at Cutler and to raise funds to support education, research, exhibits and collections and the conservation and restoration of the Estate’s natural and historical resources.
About the Deering Estate at Cutler
The Deering Estate at Cutler, a Miami-Dade County Park, is located at 16701 S.W. 72nd Avenue in Miami. This 444-acre natural and archeological preserve and historic site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as a center for education, culture and recreation. Historic house tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Natural areas tours are offered daily at 12:30 p.m. (October – May). EcoAdventure Tours are also offered throughout the year for an additional fee. For more information on the Deering Estate’s educational and cultural programs, please visit www.DeeringEstate.org .