Held every February, the Portland Showcase of Wine & Cheese is a two-day event that begins with the Winemaker's Private Reserve Dinner on Thursday night followed by the Showcase of Wine & Cheese on Friday night.
Proceeds from this event enable Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland to continue to reach out and serve the young members of our community who need us most.
PURCHASE SHOWCASE TICKETS
Winemaker's Private Reserve Dinner | Thursday, February 21st
An invitation-only event, the Winemaker's Private Reserve Dinner is held in honor of Showcase sponsors and dedicated supporters of the Clubs. Opening with a premium wine and cheese reception followed by a gourmet dinner paired with an excellent selection of wines, the night culminates in a live auction featuring luxury travel packages, unique merchandise, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
The Portland Showcase of Wine & Cheese | Friday, February 22nd
Advance Tickets $40 / $45 at the door. 6:30pm - 10:00pm.
Luxury Tasting Tickets $100. Exclusive access to premium wines beginning at 5:00pm. Limited Availability.
MUST BE 21 OR OVER TO ATTEND.
Purchase tickets. General Admission tickets will also be available at Portland area Fred Meyer stores beginning Jan 8th. Call 503-232-0077 for more details.
Held at the Oregon Convention Center, the Showcase is attended by over 2,000 people and features hundreds of wines, dozens of gourmet cheeses, hors d’oeuvres, and other specialty foods. Guests receive a complimentary wine glass and a tasting book to guide them through the wide selection of wines and cheeses available. As guests make their way through the room, many stop to browse through the silent auction baskets and place bids on their favorite packages that include one-of-kind items from jewelry to paintings, sports memorabilia, wines, and much more.
Event Sponsorship: Sponsorships provide an excellent opportunity for corporations and individuals to display their commitment to improving the lives of Portland youth. Sponsor names and logos are incorporated into an extensive marketing campaign which includes TV and radio spots, print ads, outdoor boards, street banners, and direct mailings. Sponsors also receive Showcase tickets, invitations to the exclusive Winemaker’s Private Reserve Dinner, and are recognized through signage posted in prominent locations at both events.
Ad Purchase: Businesses and individuals have the opportunity to purchase ad space in the Showcase tasting book. Ads are available in four sizes: business card, quarter page, half page, and full page. 3,000 copies of the tasting book are printed and distributed to Showcase guests.
Auction Item Donation: Our auctions feature unique merchandise, travel packages, and gift certificates made possible by generous donations from the business community.