Fall Wine Tasting
Saturday, November 5,
2011, 06:00 PM
Join Colorado State University President Dr. Tony Frank, alumni, and CSU supporters for an elegant evening in Denver. The Annual Fall Wine Tasting is a CSU tradition, featuring upscale wines and gourmet food pairings in a
The Annual Fall Wine Tasting is a signature event in Denver, featuring abundant chef-prepared gourmet small plates and expert wine pairings, as well as live entertainment by CSU musicians.
A silent auction during the event reception offers the opportunity to bid on wines poured at the event, as well as a variety of other items. All auction proceeds benefit the CSU Metro Denver Scholarship.
9th Annual Denver Fall Wine Tasting
Saturday, November 5, 2011
1420 Stout Street
Denver, CO 80202
*For hotel room specials, please call the Embassy Suites at (720) 587-6941 and ask for the CSU rate. Discounted valet parking is available for $10.
6 p.m. Live entertainment provided by the CSU Graduate String Quartet begins
6 – 7 p.m. Cocktail hour and silent auction benefiting the Metro Denver Scholarship
7 p.m. Brief remarks from CSU President Dr. Tony Frank
7:30 p.m. Wine tasting and multi-course gourmet food tasting stations begin
8:30 p.m. Silent auction closes
9 p.m. Dessert is served
10 p.m. Event ends
Enjoy small plates prepared by chefs at each station
and specialty wine pairings.
Chicken skewers with creamy Dijon sauce
Miniature crab cakes with cornichon remoulade
Sunburned avocado and peppadew pepper rolls
with truffle soy sauce drizzle
Boursin-stuffed medjool dates with toasted almonds
Crisp mizuna, black current, and toasted hazelnuts
in a mini cup
Shrimp ceviche served in Belgian endive
Salami coronets with horseradish cream cheese
Rosemary, Kalamata olives, sun-dried tomato, and feta
risotto Lobster and crab risotto with sherry cream
Grated grana padana and Focaccia bread
Chateaubriand filet, smoked tomato, truffle-scented
béarnaise sauce served with cauliflower gratin
French-cut breast of chicken, braised rapini,
Jack Daniels pomegranate glacé
Crème brulee s'mores
Starbucks coffee service
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Alumni Association Individual Member Ticket - $70.00
Non Member Individual Ticket - $80.00
Alumni Association Member Couple Ticket - $135.00
Non Member Couple Ticket - $155.00
*Proceeds from ticket sales and the silent auction benefit the Metro Denver Scholarship.
The evening will begin with wine and passed hors d'oeuvres during the cocktail hour, along with a silent auction featuring wines from the evening and numerous other items to benefit the Metro Denver Scholarship.
Following a brief welcome from CSU President Dr. Frank, enjoy wine varietals from renowned vineyards such as Joseph Phelps, Black Mesa, Konsgaard, Freestone, Robert Mondavi, and Felline Primativo.
About the Embassy Suites Denver
The brand new Embassy Suites Denver is an upscale, all-suites hotel. The hotel achieved LEED® Silver certification in July 2011, as recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). It is the first hotel in the City of Denver and the first within the Embassy Suites brand to have earned this prestigious certification for sustainable building design, construction and operations.
About the Metro Denver Scholarship
The Metro Denver Scholarship allows CSU students from the Denver area to continue their education. The scholarship is supported through individual donations and fundraising efforts from Denver area events.
For questions, please contact the CSU Alumni Association at 303-376-2624 or via e-mail at email@example.com.