NUVO staff Gala in the Vineyards
Enjoy an elegant evening of fine wines, arts, entertainments and cuisine at Gala in the Vineyards, a wine tasting and silent auction sponsored by Cornell Financial Group of UBS to benefit Saint Joan's Children's Clinic.
Tasting stations will showcase a chocolatier as well as various Indiana wineries and restaurants, including Chateau Thomas Winery, Easley Winery, Good's Candy Shop, Keg & Bottle, Oliver Winery, Vince's Restaurant at the Muncie Airport and Wilson Winery. Coffees and other non-alcoholic drinks will be provided by Bixby's.
The gala is Saturday, Jan. 17, 6-9 p.m. in the Paramount Centre Ballroom, Anderson. Cost is $50 per person. Call 765-646-8290 for reservations. For more information go to www.stjohnshealthsystem.org/galao4.htm.
Chateau Thomas Winery to celebrate 20th anniversary
For the past 20 years, Dr. Charles Thomas has made some of the finest wines produced in Indiana. Jan. 23-25 there will be an Anniversary Celebration at the winery at 6291 Cambridge Way in Plainfield.
On Friday, Jan. 23 at 7 p.m., the public is invited to join Dr. Thomas and his wife, Jill, for a six-course dinner that will be served in the Vineyard Room overlooking the winery. Saturday evening Jenni DeVoe will perform a free concert beginning at 7 p.m. And on Sunday, there will be complimentary wine tasting from noon until 7 p.m. Complimentary wine tastings on Friday and Saturday begin at 10 a.m.
Throughout the weekend there will be deep discounts on special international award-winning wines and the gift shop will also have specials.
To make reservations for Dinner with the Winemaker or for more information about the 20th Anniversary Celebration log onto www.chateauthomas.com, or call 837-WINE.