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14th Annual Wine and Whiskers

Aug 27, 2017 03:33PM ● By Elena Hutslar


14th Annual Wine and Whiskers

Specialty Wines, Hors d’ Oeuvres and Silent Auction


Another fabulous ARF event is in the making! Wineries are confirming their participation, food purveyors are being chosen, and ARF's canines and felines are shopping for their party clothes.


The event takes place Saturday, September 23 from 5pm - 8pmat ARF Headquarters,2890 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek.


Guests at Wine & Whiskers will enjoy sampling fruits of the vine from local wineries. Also on the evening's menu will be delicious appetizers from local eateries, silent auctions with items too appealing to ignore, music in the courtyard, and the piece de resistance: ARF's four-legged furry friends looking for their forever homes.


Early confirmed wineries, breweries, and restaurants are:


Bennett Lane Winery • Café Soleil • Calicraft Brewing Company • Citrus Fresh Grill • Eat Drink Be Merry • Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery • Il Fornaio • Korbel Champagne Cellars • Monticello Vineyards • Mumm Napa • Nothing Bundt Cakes • ONEHOPE • Pine Ridge Vineyards • Peruvian Cuisine by Nora Frazier • The Steven Kent Winery • Whole Foods Catering


All proceeds benefit ARF's programs for pets and people. For more details and to purchase tickets, visit


ARF is a national leader in the animal welfare industry co-founded by Elaine and Tony La Russa in 1991 and is headquartered in Walnut Creek. ARF saves dogs and cats who have run out of time at public shelters and brings people and animals together to enrich each other's lives. ARF strives to create a world where every loving dog and cat has a home, where every lonely person has a companion animal, and where children learn to care. Through ARF, people experience the unconditional love and acceptance of dogs and cats to fulfill a mission of “People Rescuing Animals…Animals Rescuing People…”®