The Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association presents the fourth Taste of the Mountains Wine Walk on Saturday, December 2 in Downtown Menlo Park from 1-4:30pm. All ticket proceeds from the event will benefit the Menlo Park Atherton Education Foundation.
Enjoy wines from small, local boutique wineries of the Santa Cruz Mountains poured in various designated tasting locations up and down Santa Cruz Avenue. Check in for your wristband, glass, and a map of the pouring locations – then kick-off the season and enjoy an afternoon of tasting and discovering. Purchase your favorites from the bottle booth for Christmas and stay downtown for a dinner or movie to follow! Tickets are $49 when purchased before the event, tickets purchased at the door are $55.
Traditionally considered the “Capital of Venture Capital”, the City of Menlo Park is also home to industry-leading tech companies like Facebook and SRI. Downtown Menlo Park is known for its quaint shops, great restaurants and high-end home decor. The City is the perfect backdrop for this elegant event. The December 2nd Wine Walk is the perfect complement to a weekend of holiday cheer, which includes a Friday night tree-lighting and Saturday morning breakfast with Santa. It is sure to be a merry weekend for the entire family.
Big Basin Vineyards
Kings Mountain Vineyards
Left Bend Winery
Loma Prieta Winery
Mindego Ridge Vineyard
Art Ventures Gallery
Peabody Fine Art & Framing
Rococo & Taupe
The Oriental Carpet
Downtown Menlo Park shops and restaurants are open to the general public of all ages during the wine walk and those under 21 may attend the tasting areas. You must be 21 to purchase wine tasting glasses and wristbands. Tasting areas are unrestricted but wine is not permitted outside of designated areas. The tasting is available only to those with valid event bracelets.
About the Menlo Park Atherton Education Foundation
For over 30 years, the Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation (MPAEF) has furthered the mission of Menlo Park City School District (MPCSD) to provide an exceptional education for 3000 students at Encinal, Laurel, Oak Knoll, and Hillview schools. Working with the entire community, which includes parents and local businesses, the MPAEF makes it possible for each child in the district to benefit from 32 best-in-class teachers and their professional development, innovative classroom techniques, and credentialed specialists in arts, sciences, libraries, technology and emotional wellness. We support academic excellence for the whole child, inside and out.
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