• Welcome to Women of Wine Charities

    NEWS: Women of Wine Charities Announces $100,000 Donation to the Houston Area Women’s Center

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    December 17th Happy Hour!

    December 17th Happy Hour
    5:30pm-7:00pm
    Sanctuari Bar at Triniti
    2815 South Shepherd
    Houston Texas 77098

    Join us for nibbles and a featured Pisco Porton cocktail created by the Ladies of Libation, Leslie Ross & Laurie Sheddan Harvey!

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    2014 GRAND TASTING RECAP

    This year’s Grand Tasting was… amazing! fabulous! fantastic! There are many more details to come, but we want to extend our sincerest thanks to all of this year’s sponsors, attendees, auction bidders, chefs, and everyone else who came out to support us and the Houston Area Women’s Center. Here are some scenes from the evening:

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    3rd Annual Sangria Throwdown!

    Our 2014 Sangria Throwdown was a hit! More than 200 attendees voted for Houston’s best Sangria, and here are the winners:

    1st place: Vanessa Treviño-Boyd, Beverage Director, & Sean Steele, Bar Manager, 60 Degrees Mastercrafted

    2nd place: Ryan Levy & Ian Eastveld, Owners/Winemakers, The Nice Winery

    3rd place: Adele Corrigan, Wine Director, 13 Celsius

    A big thank you to all the competitors, sponsors, WOW members and guests who made the evening a success!

    WHEN: Monday, June 16th, from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    WHERE: Tommie Vaughn Ford, 1201 N. Shepherd Dr.
    WHO: Guys are welcome at all of our events this year!

    Participating mixologists included:
    Sean Beck,Wine Director, Backstreet Café/Hugo’s/Carocal
    Kelly Railean, Owner/Distiller, Railean Distillers
    Adele Corrigan, Wine Director, 13 Celsius
    Laurie Sheddan & Leslie Ross, Triniti
    Pedro Angel Garcia, Chef/Owner, El Meson
    Shawn Virene, Managing Partner & Wine Director, Brasserie 19
    James Watkins, Beverage Director, Cordua Restaurants
    Vanessa Treviño-Boyd, Beverage Director, & Sean Steele, Bar Manager, 60 Degrees Mastercrafted
    Angie Chang, Sommelier, Sonoma in The Heights
    Josh Copeland, Owner, Texas Sangria Company
    Ryan Levy & Ian Eastveld, Owners/Winemakers, The Nice Winery

    Participating restaurants and food trucks included:
    Cyclone Anaya’s
    Copper Chef
    Pi Pizza

    Proceeds from the event benefited the Houston Area Women’s Center (HAWC).

    We also collected a few items to donate directly to HAWC:
    - packages of construction paper
    - character backpacks for elementary school girls
    - yoga pants (all sizes)
    - sports bras
    - gift cards

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    WOW’s 2013 year-end donation to HAWC

    We recently gathered at the Houston Area Women’s Center for our annual check presentation. And this year we were thrilled to be able to donate $45,000 to this important cause — more than double our donation in 2012!

    Check presentation photo

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    Our sincerest thanks to everyone who supported us this year — members, guests, sponsors (scroll down to see all our sponsor logos!), friends and family. We are looking forward to an even better 2014!

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    One Response to Welcome to Women of Wine Charities

    1. Sandra Hotz, Ph.D.
      April 21, 2013 at 2:09 am

      I am a psychologist and have had the opportunity to refer patients to the Houston Area Women’s Center, and they do a great job. I would like the opportunity to be able to support them in their good work.

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