Monday, August 26, 2013

Uncork Autumn! Friday, 9/27

"Of autumn’s wine now drink your fill; 
the frost’s on the pumpkin, the snow’s on the hill."

Harvest Buffet, Wine Tasting, Wine Pull, and Raffle
Friday, September 27 ~ 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

  • $30 Buffet & Tasting 
  • $20 per pull 
  • $5 Raffle Tickets

Celebrate the bounty of the harvest and support the University Club Foundation with dinner, a wine pull, or both!

The University Club Foundation will host Uncork Autumn! on Friday, September 27 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Mark Brogna of Capital Wine & Spirits on Lark Street in Albany is lining up a Tasting featuring wines that were recently added to the U. Club's Fall & Winter Wine List. The tasting is included in the price of the Harvest Buffet.

  • At the Wine Pull station, everyone’s a winner – for a $20 ticket, guests will pull a bottle valued between $20 and $100.
  • Raffle tickets will also be available during the evening for $5 each, and guests may enter drawings for collectible wines and other seasonal prizes.

Uncork Autumn! is presented by the University Club of Albany Foundation, and one need not be a member of the Club to attend. The cost for the Buffet and Tasting is $30 and includes tax and gratuity, beverages are additional. The Tasting will be held from 5:30 – 6:30, the Buffet from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., and the Wine Pull and Raffle will take place at 8:30 p.m.

Reservations are required and may be made by calling the University Club at 518-463-1151. You may also purchase your tickets and wine pull chances online using PayPal. Don't have a PayPal account? You can use a credit card or bank card when you log in as "Guest."

A portion of the proceeds from the evening will benefit the University Club of Albany Foundation, a 501c3 corporation. The Foundation was formed in 2009 to recognize and maintain the unique historic and architectural significance of the National Register-listed University Club building, its historic neighborhood and the city of Albany, where it has been located since its inception in 1901.

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