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Graycliff (Photo by Matthew Digati of Buffalo Homes/provided by Graycliff)
Graycliff (Photo by Matthew Digati of Buffalo Homes/provided by Graycliff)

Graycliff summer fundraiser to feature French wine tasting


Wed, Jul 14th 2021 05:15 pm

Event coordinated by Paradise Wines will feature Erica Sigler of Rosenthal Wine Merchant

This August, Graycliff will present an evening fundraising event in collaboration with Buffalo-based boutique wine store Paradise Wine. Erica Sigler of Rosenthal Wine Merchant is coming to town for the occasion of presenting five wines to the guests of this special tasting event.

“Tour de France: Wine Tasting at Graycliff With Erica Sigler of Rosenthal Wine Merchant” will include an evening of wine tasting on Graycliff’s historic grounds with wine curated by Paradise Wine. Each ticket includes the wine tasting, an individually packaged gourmet light meal inspired by French cuisine by Osteria 166 (vegetarian option is available), and a tour coupon to come back on another occasion and have an extended tour of Graycliff.

All proceeds will benefit Graycliff Conservancy. The event is planned for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4, with a rain date of Thursday, Aug. 5. It will be limited to 40 guests. Each ticket is $150 (Graycliff members save $25). Tickets can be purchased through this link: https://ci.ovationtix.com/35730/production/1071031, or call 716-947-9217 to book.

More information at Rosenthal Wine Merchant can be found at madrose.com. Paradise Wine Buffalo is online at www.paradisewinebuffalo.com.

The nonprofit Graycliff Conservancy, a 501(c)(3), is dedicated to the preservation of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed structures and grounds, along with the Ellen Biddle Shipman-designed gardens and landscape, that comprise Graycliff, the summer retreat of Isabelle and Darwin Martin of Buffalo (designed in in 1926 and built between 1927 and 1931). The restored historic site is a New York State Landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is located at 6472 Old Lakeshore Road, Derby. Graycliff is now open for tours daily with options for both vaccinated and nonvaccinated guests. To book a tour, visit www.experiencegraycliff.org, or call 716-947-9217.

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