"Red & White" Charity Wine Tasting Event

Thank you for attending and for showing your support for our youth and senior programs at the Central YMCA in the Tenderloin District.  It was a wonderful evening filled with great wine and awesome company. We look forward to having you next year!

Here are the winners of the raffle and auction prizes.  Please contact Felice Cary at  415.447.2514 or at FCary@ymcasf.org starting Tuesday, to provide your credit card details and to arrange for a pick up. Send fax attn to Felice at 415. 885.5439


RAFFLE PRIZE WINNERS (Please show/fax your raffle ticket when you claim the item)

- 3 month club membership to Monterey Bay Sailing (valued at $550) - 7509053
Ravenswood Monte Rosso Zinfandel 1994 magnum (valued at $330) - 424053
- Private tour and tasting package for up to 30 people at Byington Winery (valued at $300) - 7509244
- Semi-private kiteboarding lesson by NorCalSurfShop.com (valued at $200) - 7509188
- Bottle of 2000 Savigny-les-Beaune, French Burgundy (valued at $108) - 7509194
- Private wine tasting for 4 people at the Ledson Winery & Vineyards, Sonoma Valley (valued at $100) - 7509240
- Gift certificate for 4 people to do wine tasting & play bocce ball & 1 bottle of wine of your choice at La Nebbia Winery, Half Moon Bay (valued at $90) - 7509170
- Bottle of 2000 Cote de Beaune-Villages, French Burgundy (valued at $89) - 7509105
- Graey Lace Tee by designer Janet Kim (valued at $88) - 424066
- Intro to Sailing for 2 people by OCSC Sailing (valued at $80) - 7509031
- Bottle of Paul Hobbs Pinot Noir (California) (valued at $75) - 7509123
2005 Chateau Dassault Grand Cru Classic (valued at $75) -7509108
- Graey Lace Tank by designer Janet Kim (valued at $70) - 424093
- Lunch for 2 people at Swan Oyster Depot (valued at $50) - 424065
- Gift certificate to dine at Palomino in San Francisco (valued at $50) - 7509181
- One hour bay cruise by Monterey Bay Sailing (valued at $39) - 7509211
- 2004 Ponzi Dolcetto Oregon Pinot Noir (valued at $25) - 7509146
- California Wine Stopper Set by Michael Bray Design - 7509068




- Painting by Casey O'Connell, critically acclaimed SF based artist (valued at $6,000) - Lydia Mazzie
- A case of custom wine labeling of 2006 Merlot, Napa Valley by WineFornia.com (valued at $1,020) - Erica Lee
- Gift certificate for 6 people to wine & dine at Pampas  in Palo Alto ($600) - Luis Arbulu
- Feng Shui consultation by Kali Design  (valued at $450) - Chris Yaros
- Series of 5 Workshops by Talent Mosaic (Career Visioning, Networking, Marketing & Resume Workshops) (valued at $450) - Mike Joo
- The Crew Course - a full two days of sailing on the Bay by OCSC Sailing (valued at $445) - Bill Woodruff
- Portrait photoshoot on the beach by AK Rowland Photography (valued at $300) - Dan Wheeler
- Discover Sailing package for 2 people by Club Nautique (valued at $270) - Jenny Wong
- Photoshoot session by Annie Tao Photography  (valued at $250) - Steve La Plante
- Painting by Gabriela Hernandez Lepe (valued at $200) - Dan Wheeler


A Donkey and Goat Winery, Banyan Wines, Bonny Doon Vineyard, Byington Winery, Chateau St. Jean, Cinnabar Winery, Dunning Vineyards, Frey Vineyards, La Nebbia Winery,  Michael-David Winery, Quady Winery, Ravenswood Winery, Robert Oatley Vineyards, Vino Con Brio, Bottlenotes.com, Dagoba Organic Chocolate, TCHO, K&L Wine Merchants - San Francisco Store, Trader Joe's North Beach, Winefornia.com, and generous individual donors.


This event is to raise awareness and funding for the Shih Yu-Lang Central YMCA (http://www.ymcasf.org/Central/index.html) in the Tenderloin district, one of the poorest and most under served areas in San Francisco.  The Central YMCA community serves over 2,700 members, 40% of whom receive financial assistance. With local community based agencies facing dramatic budget cuts in 2009, we are seeking your support to continue the delivery of desperately needed services to Tenderloin youth, seniors, and everyone in between. 

Thanks to your support:

  • 250 teens find a healthy, saferefuge with academic support in our youth program here in the Tenderloin,a community struggling with drug use and violence.
  • 500 Seniors come into our YMCA andparticipate in our wide range of programs, including fitness, language,and life skills classes.
  • 700 low income individuals fromall walks of life gain access to our facility and become socially involvedin our YMCA, supported by our Financial Assistance program.

Even if you cannot attend, consider donating to the Central YMCA by clicking here and please enter "wineevent" in the "Reference" box.


Bernard Moon, Christine Hong, Erica Lee, Lorie Leonard, Felice Cary, Lisa Marie Russell, Jenny Wong, Daniel Wheeler, Tom Donovan, Matt Teichmann

If you have additional questions, please contact Bernard Moon (bernard.moon@gmail.com) or Christine Hong (chong@google.com).  

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