Domaine Chandon Winery Hosts National Breast Cancer Foundation Benefit

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Television Personality and National Breast Cancer Spokesperson Whitney Port to Present Whitney Eve Collection at October Event

Napa, CA (October 3, 2011) -- On October 13, 2011, Domaine Chandon, American Sparkling pioneer, hosts the sixth-annual Breast Cancer Awareness benefit in partnership with the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF). This year's highly-anticipated event features a fashion presentation by television personality and National Breast Cancer Spokesperson Whitney Port, as well as and hors d'oeuvres by Michelin-starred Chef Perry Hoffman of Chandon's étoile Restaurant. Details and ticket information are available at: www.chandon.com/pinkparty.

Whitney-Port-Headshot.jpgWhitney Port serves as a spokesperson for the National Breast Cancer Foundation, as part of a national initiative for early detection among young women.The October 13 benefit marks Port's first major public appearance on behalf of the organization. The event, which includes a reception, silent auction and Whitney Eve fashion presentation, will be held at Domaine Chandon winery from 5:30-8:30pm. 

Since 2006, Chandon has supported local and national initiatives in the fight against breast cancer. As a proud sponsor of NBCF, Domaine Chandon invites consumers to join them in the fight by entering the code "Chandon4theCause" on Chandon's Facebook page to activate a $1 donation to NBCF. Chandon is also providing Facebook fans the ability to easily share the promotion with their networks to continue to raise awareness for the cause and NBCF.
chandonPinkParty2011.jpgThe silent auction at the October 13 event features exclusive luxury items including: Pointy Snout Caviar, Thomas Pink apparel and accessories, Sephora cosmetics as well as a featured garment from the Whitney Eve collection.  

As in previous years, Domaine Chandon has partnered with Napa's renowned Queen of the Valley Medical Center Foundation, which was established in 1969 by a group of local residents who wanted to ensure ongoing, locally managed support for quality medical care in the community.  The Queen of the Valley services include a breast health program and cancer center where state-of-the-art stereotactic detection digital mammography, available in just 11% of the nation's medical facilities.  Learn more at:  www.thequeen.org/view/default.

WHAT:  National Breast Cancer Foundation Benefit
WHEN:  Thursday, October 13, from 5:30-8:30pm
WHERE:  Domaine Chandon, 1 California Drive, Yountville, CA

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About Domaine Chandon
Founded in 1973, Domaine Chandon was the first American sparkling wine venture established by a French Champagne house (Moët & Chandon). Chandon crafts a range of sparkling wines that reflect California's vibrant regional character yet remain true to the practices of méthode traditionnelle. A leader in viticulture as well as winemaking, Domaine Chandon is at the forefront of sustainable farming practices and continues to replenish, control, and in many cases restore the natural habitat. Domaine Chandon's acclaimed fine dining restaurant étoile received a star rating in the 2010 Michelin Guide. The winery was selected "Winery of the Year 2005" by the California Tourism Association.  For more information, please visit:  www.chandon.com.

About National Breast Cancer Foundation
National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) extends women's lives through education about breast cancer and early detection. The organization provides hope to women and families affected by breast cancer through a community of caring support and encouragement that enables those diagnosed with breast cancer to have fulfilling lives during their treatment and afterward.  For more information or to make a donation, please visit: www.nationalbreastcancer.org.

About Whitney Port
Whitney Port is known for her appearances on MTV's "The Hills" and "The City."  She received her start in fashion as an intern at Teen Vogue Magazine, then landing a job with Diane Von Furstenberg and finally at People's Revolution.  She launched her own fashion line, Whitney Eve in 2009.  For more information, please visit: whitneyeve.myshopify.com.

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