The Charter Arts Giving Circle announced this year's grant award-winning projects!

2019 Art of Wine Event

The Charter Arts Foundation held its second annual Art of Wine Tasting & Auction event on Saturday, March 16, 2019, from 6-9 PM at Saucon Valley Country Club.  This annual event is a vital fundraiser for the foundation, as it continues to support the health, welfare, and educational interests of the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts.

The event was designed for wine lovers of all levels.  Guests enjoyed wine and food pairings curated by the experts at Saucon Valley Country Club with music provided by the award-winning Charter Arts Music Department, featuring the Charter Arts Advanced Jazz Ensemble.

The live auction included rare and vintage wines for the collector or connoisseur including 1967 Gaja Barbaresco, 1968 d’Yquem, 1975 Lafite, multiple 1982 clarets, Colgin, Dominus, Dalle Valle, Hundred Acre, Grace Family Vineyards, 50 yr old Barolos.  European wine vacation packages will also be a highlight.

In addition, there was a silent auction including a variety of amazing items such as celebrity signed wine bottles, wine accessories, restaurant packages, and more!

This year’s event was presented by Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and J.P. Morgan Private Bank.

Once again, Sheryl and Blaine Phillips are proud to serve as event chairs.  Additional contributors and sponsors include Peoples Security & Trust Bank, Buckno Lisicky & Company, Magellan Advisors LLC, Cornerstone Consulting, Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C., and Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP.