Logo_angelmanDon't forget about our Angelman Syndrome benefit at Roanoke Vineyards on September 12.

You can learn more aobut Angelman
but there isn't a cure today and as with many
other syndromes, diseases and disorders, there is never enough money to
fund research.

We'll be hosting a wine tasting event at Roanoke
on Sunday, September 12, 2010 from 1 – 5 p.m. to raise money that we'll donate through the Angelman


will also be taking part in the event as our guest winery.

are $35 and have been selling better than I ever expected. Your ticket includes a side-by
side tasting of two of my favorite — and long sold out — 2005
merlots: Roanoke Vineyards 2005 Merlot and Shinn Estate Vineyards 2005
Nine Barrels Merlot
. We'll have cheeses and other nibbles from the
Village Cheese Shop in Mattituck and Shinn Estate co-owner and chef
Page will no
doubt add something tasty to the menu. 

Throughout the event,
Roanoke's current releases will be
available by the the bottle and glass with 10% of all sales going to the
Angelman Syndrome Foundation.

Response from the New York wine and associated industries has been humbling with several wineries donating half and full cases of wine for our auction. Restaurants have donated gift certificates as well.

If you're a winery, brewery, restaurant or other
business and are
interested in donating something, please email me.

To purchase your ticket, please call Roanoke Vineyards
631.727.4161 to reserve your spot, as space is limited.