Vino Scholastico

Vino Scholastico
  • April 28, 2017
    6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Raise a Glass, Raise a Scholarship. 100% of sponsorships for Vino Scholastico go to support college programs and students in need. Without aid, many students would be unable to afford to pursue their education. In 2015, 48% of HCC students needed some form of financial support. The HCCEF provides funds for scholarships, grants and programs that benefit college students in a variety of ways. Learn more about how sponsorship dollars are allocated.

The Event

The evening starts with a limited seating presentation by Ridgeback Wines of South Africa. Ridgeback Wines offer the connoisseur a wine tasting and enjoyment experience that is rooted in award winning quality, as evidenced by an extensive list of accolades.  Learn from these wine enthusiasts as they share their secrets and passion behind their wine. Enjoy select tastings from Ridgeback Wines and opportunities to ask questions.

To follow, a chic evening of fine wines and select beers and bourbons. Mix and mingle while tasting delicious wines. Gourmet food selections will be provided by local area restaurants which in 2016 included: Baldwin’s Station, Bistro Blanc, Clyde’sGlory DaysThe Iron Bridge Wine CompanyPutting on the RitzSmokin’ Hot Bar & GrilleTino’s Italian Bistro, and Twist & Turn Tavern. Delectable desserts will be created by HCC’s culinary program.

NEW Vino Black Bag Drawing: ONLY 50 numbered bags available, each bag is $50 and includes a bottle of wine. The lucky number will be drawn at the event to win a GE wine refrigerator filled with fine wines, craft beer and spirits. (winner need not be present to win.) Total proceeds from the Vino Black Bag Drawing is being matched by Prostatis Financial Advisors Group.

This must-attend event brings the community together to support and celebrate education.