Malibu, CA, March 3, 2006
– The third annual Malibu Wine Classic will return to the tented grounds next to
the sand at the Sunset Restaurantat
Westward/Zuma Beach in Malibu, California on April 1, 2006. The 2006 event brings
together the best wines of Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Los Angeles and Ventura
Counties, with signature dishes from dozens of the area’s top restaurants. A silent auction of wine, travel and luxury items
will be included in festivities; proceeds from this and the event will
benefit Childhelp. Two tasting sessions are scheduled this year; the afternoon session
and the evening sessionfrom Individual
advance per-session tickets are $75 (or $125 for both sessions) and can be purchased
online at www.malibuwineclassic.com. Any remaining tickets will be available
at the venue for $100 at the door, per session.For more information, please call: 310 451 7600.
Participants will sample wines from the best Central
and South Coast wineries such as Fess Parker, Justin and Zaca Mesa, as well as cult
micro-wineries typically available only via insider mailing lists, such as Saxum,
Linne Colodo and L’Aventure.Many of
Malibu’s 37 vigneron will be offering barrel samples of Malibu-grown wine. Legendary restaurants, Malibu-based
Nobu and Geoffrey’s and Michaels, Santa Monica, will be several
of many high end restaurants whose signature dishes will be offered for attendees.
The Malibu Wine Classic showcases the South Central
Coast's wide variety of wines, provides a premier cultural event for Malibu residents
and visitors, and raises funds and awareness for worthy causes. The Malibu Wine
Classic is an independent organization operated by Malibu and Los Angeles wine enthusiasts,
vigneron, retailers and restaurateurs.
Founded in 1959 by Sara O'Meara and
Yvonne Fedderson, Childhelp is one of the largest and oldest national nonprofit
organizations dedicated to the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect.
Arizona is home to the charity's national headquarters; the Childhelp National Child
Abuse Hotline, 1-800-4-A-CHILD®; and the Childhelp Children’s Center located in
Phoenix-a one-stop diagnostic and evaluation child advocacy center that reduces
the trauma to abuse victims.
For more information on Childhelp,
please call (480) 922-8212