SOURCE: Destination Cellars

March 27, 2007 11:48 ET

Destination Cellars™ Sponsors the 2007 Heart's Delight Wine Tasting & Auction

Three Days of Exceptional Wine, Food, and Fun

STONE RIDGE, VA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 27, 2007 -- Through an exclusive membership program, Destination Cellars offers personalized access to prestigious winery properties around the world. The company's first national event is sponsoring the eighth annual Heart's Delight Wine Tasting & Auction (www.heartsdelightwineauction.org) May 10-12, 2007, in Washington, DC.

"Destination Cellars is proud to sponsor the Heart's Delight Wine Tasting & Auction," says David Keuhner, the company's founder and CEO. "We are looking forward to experiencing this event with those who share a love of fine wine and food -- and who care about the prevention and cure of heart disease."

Destination Cellars was founded with the mission of providing wine, food, and travel enthusiasts with exclusive access to wineries and properties worldwide. The company brings members 'once-in-a-lifetime' experiences to gain personal time with world-renowned wine makers, insider views of their properties, rare vertical tastings, and private, fine dining in prestigious cellars.

The Heart's Delight Wine Tasting & Auction kicks off May 10 with a series of intimate wine dinners in homes, restaurants, and Embassies. May 11 features an exclusive Vintners Dinner at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium highlighting the wines of Château Margaux. The dinner is followed by a live auction lead by Sotheby's Jamie Ritchie. May 12 brings a virtual tour of Bordeaux, starting with a formal seated wine tasting. The adventure continues with exciting seminars, food prepared by some of the nation's top chefs, wine from the world's best vineyards, and live and silent auctions, where guests may bid on exclusive travel opportunities, dining experiences and rare and exceptional wines.

"When it comes to wine, enthusiasts everywhere are craving more -- more knowledge, more access, and more customization," says sommelier Daniel Hennessey, CSW, of Destination Cellars. "This event is a prime opportunity to share our knowledge of, and passion for, the world's most exceptional wines."

For information on joining Destination Cellars, call 703.327.3109 or email info@destinationcellars.com.

About Destination Cellars

Destination Cellars was founded in 2006 to bring wine, food, and travel enthusiasts customized experiences -- and some of the world's most celebrated flavors -- through an exclusive membership club. Our exceptional network of partners and members have made Destination Cellars the premier choice for private access to the world's finest wineries.

About Heart's Delight

Heart's Delight is a premier destination event where master winemakers, culinary greats, and distinguished guests gather to play and bid in the Nation's Capital. Over the past seven years, Heart's Delight has raised more than $4.8 million for the American Heart Association.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:

    Destination Cellars
    42020 Village Center Plaza
    Suite 120-133
    Stone Ridge, VA 20105
    United States Phone: 703.327.3109
    Information Inquiries: Email Contact

    Heart's Delight Wine Tasting & Auction
    4301 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 530
    Arlington, VA 22203
    703.248.1722
    Email Contact

    Corporate Contact:
    David Keuhner
    Founder/CEO
    Destination Cellars
    703.327.3109
    Email Contact