October 18, 2013 at 3:40 PM
MILLBURN, NJ - The Paper Mill Playhouse is planning its sixth annual Wine Tasting benefit, which will take place on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Paper Mill Playhouse Gallery and Grand Lobby. Kings Fine Wine and Spirits, Kings Catering and Hilton Short Hills are joining in the effort and invite the community to participate.
“We hope you can join us for a festive autumn evening featuring fine wines, distilled spirits, craft beer, artisanal cheese, and delicious chocolates,” said Paper Mill Playhouse Managing Director Todd Schmidt. “We look forward to raising a glass with you to celebrate an incredible 75th anniversary season and a fantastic year ahead. Your support allows Paper Mill to continue to inspire families and the community through the magic of live theater and theater arts instruction.”
The event will include some exclusive wine vendors including Tempranillo, the finest importer of Spanish/ South American wines; Lauber Imports Palm Bay, which features rare and highly rated Spanish wines; Touton Imports, which specializes in French wines from Bordeaux/ Rhone; Kobrand Imports, which features imported Champagnes; and Winebow, which specializes in Italian wines.
Attendees may also sample a selection of Artisan Bourbons, distilled spirits and craft beers. Celebrity whiskey master Peter O’Connor from Spike TV’s “Bar Rescue” will be on hand as well. Beer vendors will include Hunterdon Brewing and Samuel Adams Brewers.
In addition to fine wines and spirits, guests my also sample delicious chocolates and gourmet and artisanal foods by D’Aratagnan, the fine purveyor of foie gras, meat, game, truffles, and mushrooms.
Throughout the night there will be a silent auction and a raffle with a chance to win an actual Honeymoon in Vegas. The winner will receive roundtrip air transportation to Las Vegas provided by American Airlines and a three-night stay at the Hilton Las Vegas. While there, the winner will also enjoy a performance of the hit show Jersey Boys. Tickets will be $20 each or $50 for three. To purchase raffle tickets contact AMeyer@papermill.org. The raffle is proudly sponsored by Hilton Short Hills.