Save the Date 10.23.2018

Annual Wine & Design

SO CAL WINE & DESIGN 2018
“WITH SPIRIT AND GRACE”

NEWPORT BEACH, CA – THE COMMON THREAD FOR THE CURE FOUNDATION IS DELIGHTED TO CELEBRATE ITS 7TH ANNUAL WINE & DESIGN EVENT, “WITH SPIRIT AND GRACE”, ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2018. THE WINE & DESIGN COMPETITION HAS RAISED MORE THAN $300,000 TO BENEFIT THE COMMON THREAD FOR THE CURE FOUNDATION, A 501 (C) 3 NON-PROFIT CORPORATION ESTABLISHED IN 2000 TO UNITE THE FURNISHINGS INDUSTRY IN THE BATTLE
AGAINST BREAST CANCER.

THIS YEAR STARTS AN EXCITING PARTNERSHIP WITH FIRST AND LAST WINERY, BASED IN PASO ROBLES, CALIFORNIA. LOCATED IN THE HISTORIC WINE-GROWING REGION OF CALIFORNIA’S CENTRAL COAST, FIRST AND LAST WINERY HAS PRODUCED SEVERAL 90-POINT-PLUS-RATED WINES.

“WITH SPIRIT AND GRACE,” SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA’S LEADING ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN FIRMS ONCE AGAIN ENTER INTO COMPETITION TO CREATE THEIR OWN UNIQUE INTERPRETATION ON A WINE LABEL. THE WINNING LABELS WILL BE USED ON FIRST AND LAST WINERY’S TOPNOTCH GRENACHE BLANC AND BORDEAUX BLENDS.

WE ARE THRILLED TO HAVE AWARD-WINNING TEXTILE DESIGNER, SINA PEARSON, AS THIS YEAR’S JUDGE. SINA PEARSON HAS GRACED THE INDUSTRY WITH HER STIMULATING POINT-OF-VIEW AND CLEVER EYE SINCE SHE BEGAN CREATING HER EMBLEMATIC SUSTAINABLE TEXTILES THAT BLEND COLOR, YARN, WEAVE, AND PATTERN INTO CAREFULLY CRAFTED COLLECTIONS FOR CONTRACT, HEALTHCARE, HOSPITALITY, AND RESIDENTIAL ENVIRONMENTS. WE ANTICIPATE A TOUGH DECISION FOR HER, AND CAN’T WAIT TO SEE WHAT HER KEEN SENSE OF DESIGN SELECTS AS THIS YEAR’S WINNERS.

FINALLY, AT THE HEART OF THIS EVENT, FASHION ISLAND HOTEL’S CABANA ROOM AND TERRACE, WITH ITS INDOOR-OUTDOOR SETTING, OFFERS THE PERFECT BACKDROP AND A NEW HOME FOR WINE & DESIGN 2018. NESTLED IN THE HEART OF NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, AND JUST STEPS AWAY FROM FASHION ISLAND, ORANGE COUNTY’S PREMIER OUTDOOR COASTAL SHOPPING, DINING AND ENTERTAINMENT DESTINATION, FASHION ISLAND HOTEL IS AT THE SOCIAL HUB OF NEWPORT CENTER.