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Arts Umbrella Wine Arts 2012

Wine Arts 2012: A Taste of Sonoma, November 2012

Arts Umbrella proudly hosted two back-to-back wine events as part of Wine Arts 2012: A Taste of Sonoma, together raising over $70,000 in net proceeds for the kids of Arts Umbrella.

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On November 13, nearly 100 guests gathered for two simultaneous winemakers' dinners at Brix Restaurant and Wine Bar hosted by Mike and Tara of the Mike and Tara in the Morning Show on QM/FM. Between the two dinners, guests enjoyed wines from nine esteemed Sonoma wineries expertly paired with four elegant courses by Brix Executive Chef, Chris Bisaro.

On November 14, Arts Umbrella welcomed 300 guests to enjoy a selection of extraordinary Sonoma wines at Sutton Place Hotel hosted by CTV News Anchor Coleen Christie.


2012 Committee Members
Co-chairs: Richard Deacon and Deborah Louvier
Committee Members: Diane Ball, Stephanie Brown, Julie Catlin, Helen Chester, Martine Cunliffe, Gurjit Dhillon, Tim Engelbert, Erin Gawne, Tia Moras, Rory O’Connor, Jim Parrett, Colin Simpson, Beverley Steinhoff


For more information about Arts Umbrella Wine Arts 2012, contact Carie Helm at 604.681.5268 x228 or