Wines in the Wild Party Boxes Spice Up Dinner

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The Wines in the Wild homeINstead party box will spice up dinner with all of the ingredients needed for a fun evening to celebrate food and wine in the comfort of home. Island chefs are designing dishes made especially for at-home enjoyment.

There will be Caprese a la Cielo, Coq au Vin from Sweet Melissa’s Cafe, Asian Short Ribs prepared by Caterer Leslie Adams and a Moroccan- spiced Roasted Fall Vegetable Melange created by Malia and Jeff Samson from Spoondrift. Bailey’s General Store has chosen a Sauvignon Blanc and a Zinfandel, included in the party box, to complement these foods.

Platinum Sponsors Joyce and Don Rice are looking forward to a special meal at home Nov. 13. “I especially love that there is a vegetarian option for the homeINstead menu,” said Joyce.

The Rices are also excited about the 50/50 drawing. “We’ve added a very special feature with a 50/50 plus 10 Drawing,” said Don. “There will still be the traditional 50/50 cash drawing but now there is the chance to win one of ten lots of five bottles of wine, with each lot valued at no less than $160. And as an added bonus, for each $100 purchase, you will get one chance for a drawing for a magnum of 2008 Dom Perignon, a $550 value.”

Tickets are $25 or five for $100. A party box purchase is not required to enter this drawing. Please note that wine cannot be shipped to an out of state winner.

To purchase a party box or 50/50 tickets, go to www.winesinthewildsccf.com. A box for one person is $130; for two people, it’s $210 per box. Boxes must be reserved by Nov. 6 and will be available for drive by, touchless pickup Nov. 13 at the Bailey Homestead, 1300 Periwinkle Way.

Funds raised support SCCF’s mission, which is dedicated to the conservation of coastal habitats and aquatic resources on Sanibel and Captiva and in the surrounding watershed. Community support through membership dues and tax-deductible contributions, in addition to grants and staff-generated revenue, makes this work possible. SCCF is a 501(c)(3).

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