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Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Wine tasting fundraiser with the ESO and Canada's most in-demand wine region - Jan. 30

A Harmonious Blend of Food, Wine and Music with The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra!

Flavours of BCs Naramata Bench Wine Fundraiser

January 30, 2009 - Tickets still available!

Edmonton, AB Ķ The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra (ESO) is pleased to invite you to their inaugural wine-tasting fundraiser - Flavours of BCs Naramata Bench. On January 30, 2009, the ESO is hosting a celebration of fine wines featuring the best of Canadas most in-demand wine region, BCs Naramata Bench.

Representatives from 10 different wineries will be on hand to showcase their award-winning wines. Guests will be treated to an evening of fine food, wine, music, and live and silent auctions. All proceeds from the event support our Edmonton Symphony Orchestra.

Registration begins at 6:30pm on January 30th. The Wine Tasting/Auction runs from 7:00-10:00pm.

Limited tickets still available! Events tickets can be purchased through the Winspear Centre Box Office for $130 (agency fees apply). A tax deductible receipt will be issued for a portion of the ticket cost.

This ESO special event is made possible by the sponsorships of Naramata Bench, California Closets, Magic 99, Winspear Centre, Vines-Riverbend, The Edmonton Journal, Parcom Marketing, Corporate Copy, Avenue Magazine and The Artworks.

For more information, please contact: Pamela Pecush, ESO Publicist:

Phone: (780) 401-2532 or

For ticket purchases, please contact the Winspear Centre Box Office:

Phone: (780) 428-1414 or 1-800-563-5081

#4 Winston Churchill Square.

About Naramata Bench

One of the most scenic wine regions in all of North America, the Naramata Bench is made up of twenty-two boutique wineries. Situated on the east side of the Okanagan Valley, one of Canadas premier grape growing regions, some wineries stake claim to picturesque hillsides and others are perched at the edge of cliffs overlooking Okanagan Lake.

As with beauty comes quality, this premiere boutique wine region continues its award winning tradition by taking over 40 awards at the 2008 All Canadian Wine Championship!

Featured wineries will include: DAngelo Estate Winery, Elephant Island, Hillside Estate Winery, Kettle Valley Winery, La Frenz Winery, Lake Breeze Vineyards, Nichol Vineyard & Estate Winery, Poplar Gove Winery, Red Rooster Winery and Township 7.

The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra is proud to partner with the Naramata Bench for our most important fundraiser of the season. All guests will also receive a complimentary Riedel wine glass as a keepsake of this special evening and select members of the ESO will entertain with live music.

For more information on Naramata Bench wine country, a must visit destination for wine connoisseurs, visit

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