Make Plans to Attend Vines on March 14

Dan Olivas SingingVines, the premier fine food, wine and brew tasting experience, returns to CSU Stanislaus on Thursday, March 14. At Vines, the primary fundraiser for the CSU Stanislaus Alumni Association, alumni and their friends gather to enjoy great wines and beers, and sample delicious cuisine prepared by the area’s hottest chefs. This year’s theme is “A Night of Stars,” and guests will definitely get star treatment, including red carpet photos.

More than 20 wineries and breweries are expected to participate, including E. & J. Gallo Winery, Dust Bowl Brewing, Rombauer Vineyards, Frank Family Vineyards, Testarossa Winery and Morgan Winery. More than a dozen restaurants, including Surla’s, Toscana’s and Galletto Ristorante, will be sampling their signature dishes.

This event is made possible with the generous donations of participating vendors, and many sponsors, including presenting sponsor E. & J. Gallo Winery. For a full list of participating restaurants, wineries and breweries, visit

Vines will take place Thursday, March 14, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the main campus in Turlock. Tickets are $50 each and include souvenir wine glass, wine tasting, food sampling and entertainment.

Vines is perfect for a date night or a get together with a group of friends. For tickets, call (209) 667-3836 or purchase online at

See you at Vines!