Gourmet Food, Wine Tasting and Photography – A Toast & Taste of Summer

Please join JDRF on Thursday, June 6 for the 3rd Annual Toast & Taste of Summer  – a gourmet food and wine expo fundraiser to benefit JDRF. Guests are sure to enjoy exquisite wineries, microbreweries, restaurants, local area photographers and live entertainment. The evening begins at 6p.m. in the Atlantis Grand Ballroom. The cost is $35 in advance, and $45 day of show.  Purchase tickets at the Atlantis Gift Shop or by calling 775-824-4467 or online.

Confirmed wineries and microbreweries (to date) include: Ancien, BNA Wine Group, Black Kite Cellars, Breggo, Caraccioli, Carol Shelton, Chaucer’s Cellars, Cliff Lede, DeSante, Eagle Eye, Elyse, The Four Graces, Four Vines, Grace Patriot, Hahn Family, Handley Cellars, Laird Family, Mettler Family, Mi Sueno, Michael Sullberg, Miner Family, Nevada City, Opolo, Quilici, Revelry, Rocca, Smith & Hook, Schulz Cellars, Sineann, Small Vineyards Italian Imports, Twisted Oak, Vineyard 7&8, Yorba, Indian Wells, Joseph James, Tenaya Creek, Ruhlstaller, and locally imported Gera Vodka.

Confirmed restaurants (to date) include: Mirepoix USA (foie gras), Bistro Napa, The Cheeseboard, The Men’s Club, Wedge, Twisted Fork, The Grove, Beaujolais Bistro, The Grill, India Kabab & Curry, SunSett Bar & Grille at Somersett, The Gas Lamp, Longboard’s Bar & Grill, Jungle Vino, Bistro 7, Composition Café and Whole Foods.

Photography by: Keoki Flagg, Cindy Murphy, Chris Talbot and Martin Gollery.

Live Entertainment: Music styling by Reno group, the Tim Tucker Band. Tucker is the lead vocalist, whose melodies and rhythms can create a significant hypnotic mood; Boris Tavcar lays the drums to establish a strong beat, and Danny Clay Williams plays a 5 string bass, rounding out the strong rhythm.

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