WBOI’s Picked by the Pros

Picked by the Pros

89.1 WBOI and Classical WBNI announce the 12th annual Picked by the Pros Wine Pairing Dinner on October 15, 2021.

WBOI’s Picked by the Pros

Fort Wayne, Indiana (June 25, 2021) – 89.1 WBOI and Classical WBNI announce the 12th annual Picked by the Pros Wine Pairing Dinner on October 15, 2021. Picked by the Pros is the year’s only event fundraiser for Northeast Indiana PublicRadio, and includes a wine tasting, a six-course dinner, a wine pull, and live and silent auctions.

The festivities begin at 5:30 PM with a tasting hosted by the popular local wine shop, WineTime. Guests will enjoy hors d’oeuvres while sampling over 50 different wines, with tips, tasting notes, and education from experts.

The wine tasting is followed by a six-course dinner curated by Cheers! Wine Consultants, Dan and Krista Stockman, and Chef John from Ceruti’s. Each course is paired with a wine that’s personally selected by our pros.

The event also includes vast live and silent auctions, featuring regional treats, art, and special experiences. Live auction items include an “Instant Wine Cellar” with at least a dozen bottles of wine to kick-start your home wine cellar, and a package to recreate the Picked by Pros dinner at your house, with Dan and Krista Stockman as your hosts.

In addition to the tasting, dinner, and auctions, attendees can participate in a wine pull of 100-150“anonymous” wines. Participants can purchase a ticket for a wine pull number. Every participant will win a bottle of wine hand picked by pros, but one lucky winner will walk away with the coveted bottle of Dom Pérignon.

As a public radio listener, we know you thirst for knowledge. You hunger for information about the world around you. You crave the company of those who share your passion for the arts and culture. There is no better place to quench your appetites and celebrate your local public radio stations than at the 12th Annual Picked by the Pros Wine Tasting Dinner presented by Lake City Bank at Ceruti’s Summit Park in Fort Wayne.

Date: Friday, October 15
Time: Tasting 5:30PM and the dinner 7:30PM
Reservations at: wboi.org or 260-452-1189
Tickets: $150 Individual or $1,100 Table (seats 8)
Location: Ceruti’s Summit Park, 6601 Innovation Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46818

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