Save the Date for the Gala Wine Festival

May 24, 2017
Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 4:00-7:30 p.m.
Mendocino College Athletic Field
under the REALLY BIG tent


The Mendocino College Foundation’s annual Gala will be held on Saturday, August 12 and will showcase the BEST of MENDOCINO COUNTY. The best food, wine, beer, champagne and gifts.  The event will be held on Saturday, August 12 from 4:00-7:30 p.m. on the Athletic Field on the Ukiah campus. Admission is $50 per person and can be purchased at

According to Marilyn Harden, Special Events Chair, “I believe that this year’s event is going to be just spectacular! We are expecting a crowd of 600 people under the REALLY BIG circus-style tent. Guests will be wowed by over 25 Mendocino County Wineries and over 20 local restaurants and food purveyors. Senator Mike McGuire will conduct the live auction and a variety of “Made in Mendocino County” items will be available for patrons to purchase in the silent and live auction. The event emcee will be Ziggy Eschliman, aka The Wine Gal or The Countess of Cocktails, a popular radio and television personality who specializes in wine, spirits, and lifestyle journalism.

This year’s Presenting Sponsor is Realty World Selzer/Crush/Guillon, Inc. Additional sponsors include Khoury Dentistry, American Ag Credit, Fowler Subaru, Handley Cellars, NC Financial Group, Mendo Lake Credit Union, Savings Bank of Mendocino County, Main Street Research,. Ukiah Valley Medical Center, Beckstoffer Vineyards, MCHC Health Centers, Carter Momsen PC, Keenan and Associates, North Coast Resource Management, SHN Consulting Engineers & Geologists, TLCD Architecture.

Event proceeds support the Mendocino College Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3), to provide scholarships, book awards, support for instructional programs, and funding support for the Foundation’s nine affiliate organizations.

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