Thursday, April 2, 2020
Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery
410 Vineyard Ave
Pleasanton, California 94566
5 to 8 p.m.

Join local wineries, breweries, spirits and restaurants for the NCFIC 22nd annual Taste of Hope. Featuring delicious food and wine pairings, retail bartenders, a silent auction and more benefiting City of Hope's ongoing cancer and diabetes research and comprehensive patient care.

Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Presenting Sponsor  $10,000 
  • Gran Reserva sponsor (wine)  | Brew Master sponsor (beer) | Cask Master sponsor (spirits)  $5,000 
  • Reserva sponsor  $2,7000
  • Vintage sponsor  $2,000

Ticket Packages & Hope Cash*

  • Top Shelf | $1,500 | 10 Tickets | $500 Hope Cash | Logo on website & at event
  • Signature | $900 | 6 Tickets | $250 Hope Cash | Company name on website & at event
  • On Tap | $300 | 2 Tickets | $100 Hope Cash
  • Individual Ticket | $150 ($175 at the door) 
  • Additional Hope Cash* will be available for purchase online and at the event. 
Hope Cash* is used to tip the retail bartenders at each station. The retailers with the most Hope Cash will win a prize and enjoy bragging rights. Hope Cash donations are 100% tax deductible.

2020 Confirmed Retail Bartenders:

  • BevMo: Catlyn Castner, Jeff Feist, Kim Tsujumoto
  • C&S Grocers: Eric Pearlman, Phil Miller
  • Lunardi's: Tony Lucia
  • Mollie Stones: Laz Soares
  • Nugget: Saj Khan, Lance Benton
  • Raley's: Jessica Blakely, Suzi Bryan, Ken Cena, Anthony Dyer, Paul Gianetto, Robin Gutridge, Andy Graves, Joe Lima, Curtis Mann, Tamara Souza, Kevin Wright,
  • Safeway: Nick Borella, Mike Pinney, John Mas, Rob Smith, Elsie Wolfe
  • UNFI: Jeannie Esquivel, Bob Garibaldi
For more information, please contact Daniele Hurwitz at [email protected].

Thank you to our sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor



Brew Master Sponsor



Cask Master Sponsor



Gran Reserva Sponsor



Reserva Sponsors

lagunitas logo 2020
Trinchero family estates logo
Don and Sons Logo

Vintage Sponsors

C. Mondavi and Family

Treasury Wine Estates

Founders Brewing Co.

Deep Eddy Vodka

Prestige/R. Elliott

Goldschmidt Vineyards

Molson Coors

Phusion Beverage

Wente Family Estates

Past Taste of Hope Retail Bartenders:

Raley's: Paul Gianetto, Andy Graves, Anthony Dyer, Curtis Mann, Jessica Blakely, Joe Lima, Kevin Wright, Chris Pecot
Safeway: Elsie Wolfe, Cliff Rigsbee, John Mas, Mike Pinney, Nick Borella, Rob Smith
Save Mart: Ben Ueda, Dave Herbers, James Gillespie
BevMo: Bill Hayes, Mike Lyons
C&S Grocers: Eric Pearlman, Phil Miller
Lunardi's: Tony Lucia
Mollie Stones: Laz Soares
UNFI: Jeannie Esquivel
Additional: Dan Spengler