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Travel the Vine Event Raises Funds For Rise School

By Rob Giardinelli     Photography by McKenzie Coronado Photography

THE SCENE: Austin’s Camp Mabry was the setting for 320 of Austin’s Sociables who gathered for great food, fantastic wine and most importantly, a great cause. The Rise School’s Travel the Vine event had all in spades and the result was an incredible evening that those fortunate enough to attend will not soon forget.

THE VIBE: The evening began with a cocktail hour where guests mingled between the exterior area which featured a three-piece band, and inside where guests mingled as the wine flowed as freely as the conversation. All the while, guests browsed the opportunity to bid on silent auction items. The festivities continued as partygoers enjoyed the lavish buffet of bites, from seafood to Italian food, which were perfectly paired with the dinner’s wines.

Then, the wine auction began. Overall, there were 30 auction items with a fabulous assortment of wine packages that even the most discerning of palates would appreciate. The packages included a Napa Wine Country Experience With Friends, a Fantastic Five Wine Lot and a Girls Just Want To Have Fun dining experience. After the auction, guests continued to mingle well into the evening toasting its success.

THE CAUSE: Travel the Vine, with its stellar host committee fully engaged, raised over $700,000 for the Rise School Austin which provides the highest quality of early childhood education for all children: gifted, traditional and developmentally delayed. This is all done in an inclusive setting where individualized learning techniques are deployed to ensure every child can achieve their maximum potential.