Thursday, May 13, 2021
Event Starts: 7 pm via Zoom

 

Enjoy this engaging, fun and informative wine tasting fundraiser via Zoom benefiting the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood!  

 

Hosted by special guest speaker and sommelier Shari Gherman, president and co-founder of American Fine Wine Competition, Shari will expertly walk us through two wine tastings along with the delicious food catered by Artisan Foods that is paired to each wine. In addition, enjoy music by pianist Phillip Dunlap, Director of Broward County’s Cultural Division, and bid on auction items. This event is scheduled to last approximately 60 to 75 minutes.

Shari Gherman – Special Guest Sommelier 

Shari is President and Co-founder of the American Fine Wine Competition, as well as a Sommelier who has been involved in the wine industry for 30 years.  Her experiences in virtually every aspect of the industry, including marketing, distribution, supply, advertising, and judging, have combined to form a unique and diverse background.  Shari’s approach to talking about wine comes from a deep love of the industry and the grape.  She enjoys sharing her knowledge and makes wine exciting, inviting, and interesting.

 

Phillip Dunlap – Special Guest Performer

Phillip Dunlap is the Director of Broward County's Cultural Division and is responsible for leading the County's local arts agency with an annual budget of about $10 million. Previously, Phil worked at the nonprofit organization, Jazz St. Louis from 2007-2019. In addition, Phil has served as an adjunct professor at the University St. Louis; Webster University; and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville where he taught Jazz History and Music Business. He has served as a Cultural Envoy for the US Department of State and has taught and performed in Afghanistan, Guyana and Thailand. He presently serves on the Board of Jazz Education Abroad, an internal jazz education NGO. He holds a Bachelor of Music in jazz performance (piano), a Bachelor of Music in music theory composition and a Master of Music in jazz performance from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. 

 

Registration is $150 for 1-2 people and includes:

  • Pairing Box – Mezze Charcuterie Appetizer Combination created by
    Artisan Foods Catering

  • A bottle of 2018 Outlot Sauvignon Blanc and a bottle of 2017 Outlot Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Wine and Pairing Box delivered to your home or office by an Art and Culture Center staff member,
    or pick up wine and food package at the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood*

     

Pairing Box (Mezze Charcuterie Appetizer Combination):

  • Fancy assorted Greek olives, sliced radishes, balsamic glazed tomatoes, grilled eggplant, roasted peppers, sliced falafel and Tabbouleh salad

  • Imported and domestic cheeses and nuts

  • Candied pecan crusted baked goat cheese with slivered almonds

  • Fancy table crackers with fig jam

  • Myfo Fondue – fresh strawberries, marshmallows, graham crackers, Nilla wafers, Oreos, pineapple pound cake, wood skewers, milk chocolate dip
     

Vegan Pairing Box (Mezze Charcuterie Appetizer Combination):

  • Fancy assorted Greek olives, sliced radishes, balsamic glazed tomatoes, grilled eggplant, roasted peppers, sliced falafel and Tabbouleh salad

  • Vegan hearts of palm ceviche with chopped avocado

  • Micro avocado toasts with sea salt, thyme oil drizzle and micro basil

  • Fancy table crackers with fig jam

  • Grilled Naan bread with hummus dip

  • Myfo Fondue – fresh strawberries, marshmallows, graham crackers, Nilla wafers, Oreos, pineapple pound cake, wood skewers, milk chocolate dip

RSVP by Wed., May 5, 2021 - We don't want you to miss this event!

 

Digital Ad (In Virtual Program) - $100

  • Color, 1920 x 1080, jpg or png format

  • For questions contact Yvette Wasserman at 954-921-3274 ext. 228

  • Email ad to yvette@artandculturecenter.org

  • Deadline: Wed., May 5, 2021

Special thanks to Shari Gherman of American Fine Wine Competition; Shekar Reddy of Hollywood Discount Liquors, Phillip Dunlap, Broward Cultural Division and Ed Blakely of Quintessential Wines.

 
 

Become a sponsor - Receive gourmet meals along
with Outlot Wines!

Sponsorship Levels and Benefits

Beaujolias Sponsorship - $2,500

 

  • Pairing Box – Mezze Charcuterie Appetizer Combination (5 couples)* (Click Here to See Menu)

  • 1 bottle of 2018 Outlot Sauvignon Blanc and 1 bottle of 2017 Outlot Cabernet Sauvignon
    per couple (5 couples)

  • Gourmet 3-course meal with accompaniments made by Artisan Foods Catering for
    10 people (5 couples)* (Click Here to See Menu)

  • Wines and meals delivered to you and your guests in an insulated tote bag by an Art and Culture Center
    staff member or you may pick up at the Center*

  • 10 attendees (Zoom registrations)

  • Verbal recognition during our virtual event of your sponsorship

  • A full-page color ad in the virtual program (preferential placement)

  • Logo recognition during sponsor presentation and on invitation
    (sent online to over 5,000 constituents and mailed to over 1,200 people)

  • Logo on all event collateral materials (deadline permitting)

  • Logo on the Center’s website fundraiser page (“The Art of Wine Tasting – Sip, Swirl and Savor”)

  • Included in social media campaign promoting this fundraiser

  • Recognition on the Center’s foyer marble wall (entrance to building)

Chianti Program Sponsorship - $1,000

 

  • Pairing Box – Mezze Charcuterie Appetizer Combination (2 couples)* (Click Here to See Menu)

  • 1 bottle of 2018 Outlot Sauvignon Blanc and 1 bottle of 2017 Outlot Cabernet Sauvignon
    per couple (2 couples)

  • Gourmet 3-course meals with accompaniments for four (4) people made by
    Artisan Foods Catering (2 couples)* (Click Here to See Menu)

  • Wines and meals delivered in an insulated tote bag to you and your guests by an Art and Culture Center staff member or you may pick up at the Center*

  • 4 attendees (Zoom registrations)

  • Verbal recognition during our virtual event of your sponsorship

  • A full-page color ad in the virtual program (preferred placement)

  • Logo recognition during sponsor presentation and on invitation
    (sent online to over 5,000 constituents and mailed to over 1,200 people)

  • Logo on all event collateral materials (deadline permitting)

  • Logo on the Center’s website fundraiser page (“The Art of Wine Tasting – Sip, Swirl and Savor”)

  • Recognition on the Center’s foyer marble wall (entrance to building)

Rioja Program Sponsorship - $500 

 

  • Pairing Box – Mezze Charcuterie Appetizer Combination (1 couple)* (Click Here to See Menu)

  • 1 bottle of 2018 Outlot Sauvignon Blanc and 1 bottle of 2017 Outlot Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Gourmet 3-course meal with accompaniments for two (2) people made by
    Artisan Foods Catering* (Click Here to See Menu)

  • Wines and meals delivered in an insulated tote bag to you by an Art and Culture Center staff member
    or you may pick up at the Center*

  • 2 attendees (Zoom registrations)

  • Verbal recognition during our virtual event of your sponsorship

  • A full-page color ad in the virtual program 

  • Logo recognition during sponsor presentation and on invitation
    (sent online to over 5,000 constituents and mailed to over 1,200 people)

  • Logo on all event collateral materials (deadline permitting)

  • Logo on the Center’s website fundraiser page (“The Art of Wine Tasting – Sip, Swirl and Savor”)

  • Recognition on the Center’s foyer marble wall (entrance to building)

The Art and Culture Center/Hollywood is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supported in part by its members, admissions, private entities, the City of Hollywood; the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council; the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture; the David and Francie Horvitz Family Foundation; and the Josephine S. Leiser Foundation. We welcome donations from all members of the community who wish to support our work.

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Art and Culture Center / Hollywood

1650 Harrison St.
Hollywood, FL 33020

954. 921. 3274
954. 921. 3273 fax
info@artandculturecenter.org

The Art and Culture Center/Hollywood is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supported in part by its members, admissions, private entities, the City of Hollywood; the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council; the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture; the David and Francie Horvitz Family Foundation; and the Josephine S. Leiser Foundation. We welcome donations from all members of the community who wish to support our work.