The USD Wine Classic is the University of San Diego Alumni Association’s signature scholarship fundraising event and has become San Diego’s “can’t miss” event of the summer. This year, they will celebrate the 11th Anniversary of this exceptional wine-tasting event, which has raised more than $550,000 for the Alumni Endowed Scholarship Fund!
This year’s Vintners Dinner will be one to remember as it will be exclusively hosted by Charles Krug Winery. The special guest and USD Alumnae, Alycia Mondavi ’07 will be representing the Mondavi Family and pouring exclusive wines from their collection. Treat yourself to a true epicurean gourmet experience by joining us for an intimate evening that begins with a reception followed by dinner and Charles Krug wine pairings. Saturday, July 13 from 6 – 9 p.m.
THE MAIN EVENT
Wine aficionados from across Southern California will enjoy tastes from approximately 25 wineries (owned or operated by USD alumni, parents, and friends), gourmet food, and live entertainment. Guests also have the opportunity to participate in the Wine Wall, Silent Auction and Raffle. Sunday, July 14 from 2 – 5 p.m.
SILENT AUCTION, WINE WALL, AND WINE COUNTRY RAFFLE
The Silent Auction features dozens of items, including magnums of wine, tasting experiences, adventures, and more. Additionally, guests can participate in the USD Wine Classic by purchasing the chance to pull a bottle of wine from the wine wall. There is also a unique raffle that provides additional support to the Alumni Endowed Scholarship Fund.
VIP EARLY ACCESS ADD-ON
Early Access Crush Reception is an intimate opportunity to enjoy exclusive featured wines by select wineries, along with delectable cuisine while mixing and mingling with winemakers and fellow sponsors prior to the main event. Limited spaces available. Sunday, July 14 from 12:30 – 2 p.m.