During the Charlotte Wine and Food Weekend, Todd Anderson, celebrity Napa Valley wines maker, held a private wine dinner and auction among one of the several private dinners given during the weekend-long event. The private dinners were held for the biggest supporters’ homes with a guest chef and winemaker collaborating on a special tasting menu. For his private dinner, Todd Anderson worked with Chef Leslie Schlernitzauer to provide a wonderful evening for his guests.
Aside from great food served with Napa Valley wines, a wine auction was held where Todd Anderson raised over $60,000. The money will benefit organizations like Charlotte Concerts; The Council for Children’s Rights; Pat’s Place Family Advocacy; Safe Alliance; and Second Harvest Food Bank.
“We are thrilled to have been able to contribute such a large amount to the Charlotte Food and Wine Weekend’s designated beneficiaries. I look forward to returning to Charlotte in the near future,” says celebrity winemaker, Todd Anderson.
The Charlotte Wine and Food Weekend has been attracting record crowds along with leading wine makers and chefs from around the world since 1989. The event was born from the vision of a civic-minded wine and food enthusiasts who want to promote the knowledge of and appreciation for good food and good wine while also helping the Charlotte community.
The weekend-long event has raised over $4 million since its founding in 1989 and has been ranked by Forbes Travel Guide as one of the top five in the United States in 2014.