24th Annual

Educational Taste of Excellence

Educational Taste of Excellence:
Wine Tasting, Spirits & Jazz

24th Annual Scholarship Fundraiser: Save The Date

The 24th Annual Educational Taste of Excellence: Wine Tasting, Spirits & Jazz event will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 6 pm -10 pm at the Palace Station Hotel & Casino.

 Tickets are $70.00 in advance, $80.00 at the door. Tickets can be purchased online in January 2019.  Call CDF at (702) 646-2615 for more info or email info@cdfnv.org

Fundraiser Highlights

Champagne Toast: An Educational “Toast” to Excellence will take place at the beginning of the event.

Wine Tasting: Guests will be dressed in understated elegant, evening attire while sampling over 110 domestic and imported wines from over 25 wineries featuring: California, Bernardus Winery, Chardonnay Monterey, Bouchaine Vineyards, Bouche d’ OR; Fess Parker, Viognier;  New Zealand, Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc; Germany, Dr. Loosen, Spatlese, and Dr. Thanisch Bernkasteler  Badstube, Kabinett; California, Daou Cabernet and Stags Leap, Merlot;  Argentina, Zuccardi Tempranillo; Italy, Gagliardo Favorita Fallegro and Bortoluzzi, Friulano Collio, 2013; Spain, Campo Viejo, Cava Brut, Reserve; France, Louis Latour, Macon Village,  Chameroy and much more!!!

Check out our Wine Tasting Presentation

Wine Presentation 2

Wine Tasting Presentation 3

Featured Wine List 

Silent & Live Auction

What’s On the Menu?

Food Tasting: Sample foods prepared by restaurants and catering companies; and pair with selected wines.

Live and Silent Auction: Guests will have the opportunity  to bid on items donated by various hotels & casinos, airlines, restaurants, golf, and more!

Live Jazz: Saxophonist Darren Motamedy http://darrenmotamedy.com/

Scholarship Recipients: Scholarship recipients will be introduced and recognized for their academic achievement.