Press Release: Arrowood Vineyards and Winery Holds Fundraising Drive for The Wheelchair Foundation

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arrowood.jpg(Glen Ellen, CA) - On April 17, 2010, Arrowood Vineyards & Winery will donate the proceeds of their tasting fees to the third annual Wine for Wheelchairs fundraising drive benefiting The Wheelchair Foundation. For the occasion the winery will be pouring a selection of newly released wines and a library vertical of the highly acclaimed 2001, 2002 and 2003 Réserve Spéciale Cabernet Sauvignon. During the daylong festivities a selection of artisan cheese will be served and the photography of local artist Megan Rhodes will be on display.
Additionally, Winemaster Richard Arrowood has collaborated with the winemaking team from Lookout Ridge winery on a limited 20 case blend of 2005 Lookout Ridge Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon which will be sold with all profits to benefit The Wheelchair Foundation. This special bottling will be sold exclusively online at www.lookoutridge.com

The Wheelchair Foundation is a non-profit organization leading an international effort to create awareness of the needs and abilities of people with physical disabilities, to promote the joy of giving, create global friendship, and to deliver a wheelchair to every child, teen and adult in the world that needs one, but cannot afford one. For these people, the Wheelchair Foundation delivers Hope, Mobility and Independence.

The event is open to the public. General admission is $20 (or $10 for Arrowood First in Line Wine Club Members) and includes food and wine tasting. You must be 21 to participate. For more information, call (707) 935-2600, visit www.arrowoodvineyards.com or e-mail hospitality@arrowoodvineyards.com.  

About Arrowood Vineyards & Winery
Founded in 1986, Arrowood Vineyards & Winery focuses on handcrafting small lots of wine from Sonoma County's most acclaimed appellations. Winemaker Richard Arrowood crushes grapes from the winery's own estate, as well as from selected vineyards throughout Sonoma County. The estate vineyards were certified organic in 2006 and the winery's organic certification followed in 2008.

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