Santa Clara Valley Chapter, a nonprofit unincorporated association,since 1976
Bruce, Regional Director,
792 Montrose Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94303-4720, (650)424-WINE (9463)

Wine Appreciation / Education with Bruce

Bruce will give you a good overview, wine education from Bubbly to Desert. He has gained knowledge from his

association with the wine industry for 30 years now. Even a Sommelier could learn something!


3 styles of Sparkling Wine - Bulk, Fermented in the Bottle, and Methode Champenoise

2 Styles of White wine - Frugal and Premium, 2 Styles of Red - Less expensive and Moderate

Late Harvest Wine and Porto

WHEN: Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 5:00pm sharp

WHERE: VIVA, Los Gatos Neighborhood Eatery 15970 Los Gatos Blvd, Los Gatos 95032 (408)356-4902

Please have a designated driver. We must be responsible for ourselves and the Safety of others.

Directions: From Hwy 17 & Lark Ave, go South and turn right onto Los Gatos Blvd.

Continue almost a mile, and turn left before Blossom Hill into the parking lot, with that ending at their front door.

DINNER: Your Choice:

Center Cut Top Sirloin Steak, Slices of roasted top sirloin, mashed potatoes, lemon spinach, red wine demiglaze

Fresh Grilled Moroccan Salmon, Saffron couscous, lemon, fennel seed, carrots tagine, mediterranean bbq sauce

Baked Penne Pasta & Chicken, Italian sausage, mushrooms, arugula, mozzarella, tomato cream

Caesar Salad, Hearts of romaine, croutons, grana padano cheese, Viva caesar dressing, Bread, Coffee, and Dessert

Chocolate Torte - Flourless chocolate cake, vanilla gelato, raspberry & chocolate sauces.

Open Seating. Turn cell phones off, and because with wine the nose is so important, please no fragrances.

The first 80, to sign up, will be seated in the Banquet Room, an additional twenty can sit in the patio.

COST: WINO members $48.00 per person. Guests (prospective members) $58.00 ea. Members may bring one guest at

member price, per member. Non-members may attend their first event at member price. This event is only for ages, 21

and older, no pets. Please make checks out to WINO and mail to the above address. If your payment won`t be received

by Wednesday Oct 15th, 3:30pm, then please call or email to let Bruce know. I will still add people but can’t

guarantee your entree choice. In the case of you don`t show, you still must pay, because I still have to pay for the meals

& wine ordered. You will not be contacted unless a sellout precludes receipt of your check. There will be no refunds

after the above date, unless your place can be filled from a waiting list.

Thank You: David Mirassou of Mirassou Winery. David brought a lot of History to us at this dinner. His Family

would meat with Earnest Gallo and Robert Mondavi when they felt like it. He’s keeping up the Mirassou tradition of

producing nice reasonably priced wines. With 60 WINO’s there we’ll be picking up 36 cases for $3932.

Membership: Make membership payments to WINO, per mailing address & mail to the above address. $24/yr,



WINO members $48ea, and guests are $58 per person.

Entree Choices: {Top Sirloin, (a)rare (b)med rare (c)med (d) well} 2) Salmon, 3) Penne Pasta & Chicken


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