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Five Upcoming Wine Country Fire Fundraisers

More ways to help the victims.


Five weeks after the North Bay fires, millions have been raised for recovery efforts. Last week alone, the Band Together concert raise more than $17 million for the Tipping Point charity. But there’s a lot more recovering to be done, and a lot more help needed. Here are some upcoming ways that you can help Wine Country rebuild.


The Grateful Table
Tuesday, Nov 21, 1 pm
Sonoma/Napa County Line

Celebrity chef Tyler Florence is cooking up a farm-to-fork feast pop-up fundraiser and all the details are hush-hush. So if you like surprises and are nimble, this party is perfect because the menu has not been announced and the location kept secret until you’ve purchased your tickets. But we’d be willing to bet our best bottle of wine that Florence, the menu, and the setting will be impressive. At $500 per person or $4,000 for a table of eight, tickets aren’t cheap, but it’s all for a good cause. Not available on the 21st? Not a problem. You can buy a ticket for a first responder to attend for $250. 100% of proceeds donated.

Northern California Wildfires Fromage Fundraiser
Monday, November 27th, 5-7 pm
Fisher Cheese + Wine

For those who love cheese, Fisher Cheese + Wine in Larkspur is hosting a gathering on the Monday after Thanksgiving, and donating twenty percent of all purchases to the Redwood Empire Food Bank. A quant place that is dedicated to cheese, and the wonderful cuisine and beverages that go with it, Fisher is an ideal place to support the fire relief efforts.

With Love from SF
Tuesday, November 28, 6 – 9 pm
Terra Gallery

This hip gallery in San Francisco is partnering with Chefsgiving and a ton of restaurants, bars, and shops to create an entertaining event with plenty of ways to give. Jam out with the DJ while you sip wine and cocktails, enjoy tasty bites from a slew of top restaurants, and bid on a wide variety (mostly wine-related) auction items. There is even an after party at Lord George, so you’re getting some serious bang for your buck at $75 a ticket. 100% of proceeds donated.

A Night of Friendship and Neighbors
Saturday, Dec 2, 6:30 pm
CIA Greystone

For those looking to go big, head to the castle-like CIA Greystone in St. Helena for this over the top dinner. Chefs Thomas Keller (French Laundry), Christopher Kostow (Meadowood), Kyle Connaughton (Single Tread), and Stephen Durfee (CIA) will be working to create an ultimate dining experience. Joining them will be some of the biggest name sommeliers from the area, who will be pouring highly coveted wines to pair with the meal. There is a live auction of extremely rare and valuable wines and “once in a lifetime” experiences as well. Tickets are $2,500 per person or $25,000 for a table for 10. 100% of proceeds donated.

Rise Up Sonoma!
Sunday, Dec 3, 4 pm
Jackson Theater at Sonoma County Day School

Another extravagant evening of do-gooding, Rise Up Sonoma promises “the best chefs in San Francisco and Sonoma, paired with the most sought-after, luscious wines in Sonoma County,” as well as a special musical performance from a surprise “legendary music star.” It’s no small affair—there are 650 general admission tickets and 100 VIP tickets, which run $500 and $1500 respectively; the VIP includes a hang in the Green Room with the special music talent. 100% of proceeds donated.


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