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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Originally published 2:39 p.m., April 4, 2014 Updated 2:39 p.m., April 4, 2014

Chocolate De Vine 2014

Put on your cocktail attire and join us for a mouth-watering celebration of chocolate & wine at Santa Barbara Rape Crisis Center’s Annual Chocolate de Vine fundraiser.


Put on your cocktail attire and join us for a mouth-watering celebration of chocolate & wine at Santa Barbara Rape Crisis Center’s Annual Chocolate de Vine fundraiser. The event will be held on Saturday, May 3rd 2014 at The Greek Orthodox Church Salon from 5:00pm to 7:30pm.

For something extra-special, join us for the private VIP reception at 4:00pm to sample distinctive reserve wines and hors d’oeuvres.

The benefit will offer fabulous chocolate creations from local chocolatiers and pastry chefs. The event will feature a judged competition of chocolate creations including Best Tabletop Presentation, Outstanding Flavor Appeal and the coveted People’s Choice Award.

Tickets are $65 in advance and $75 at the door (if available). The $100 VIP ticket also includes admission to the main event. Tickets can be purchased by calling 805-963-6832 or www.sbrapecrisiscenter.org. Space is limited, so get your tickets now! Guests will also have a chance to bid on luxurious getaways, plus more, in our live and silent auctions.

The Chocolate de Vine fundraiser benefits Santa Barbara Rape Crisis Center, founded in 1974 to support survivors of sexual assault. SBRCC offers a 24-hour hotline, crisis and long-term counseling, self-defense programs, and sexual assault prevention education programs. All services are offered, regardless of ability to pay, in English and Spanish.

Event location: 1206 San Antonio Creek Rd., Santa Barbara CA 93111. For more information and to purchase tickets, review our website at www.sbrapecrisiscenter.org.

Participants include:

Catering: Rincon Catering and Beach Club

Chocolatiers:

Brazil Arts Café, Mama Ganache Artisan Chocolates , Piece of Mind, Renaud’s Patisserie & Bistro, Adama, ChocolaTao, Divine Chocolates, and Stafford’s Famous Chocolates Los Olivos.

Wineries:

Palmina, Brewer-Clifton, Giessinger Winery, Imagine Wine, Rideau Vineyard, Riverbench Vineyard & Winery, Whitcraft Winery, and Summerland Winery.

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