Schedule of Events
Solemen Meeting | Exclusive for Solemen
Tuesday, October 15, 5:30 PM at Forty Carrots Family Center
Representing our highest-level sponsors, sixty top professional men donate their time at WW&S events. Placed on teams, these gentlemen serve as ambassadors escorting and serving wine to the ladies at the Luncheon, and compete to sell the most wine, with a percentage benefitting Forty Carrots Family Center. At the Solemen Meeting, these men will be celebrated and be informed about how their service will make a difference for children and families in our community.
VIP Vintners Reception | Exclusive for Sponsors
Thursday, November 14, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM at Michael’s Wine Cellar
As a special thank you to our sponsors and patrons, attendees meet our visiting vintners, sample their offerings, and mingle with fellow donors.
The Signature Luncheon
Friday, November 15, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM at Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota
Enjoy three of life’s greatest treasures – wine, shoes, and the company of your closest girlfriends. Sip delectable wines while you shop in a specially curated marketplace. Lunch with your besties while you enjoy an entertaining fashion show and of course, enjoy personalized attention from our very own Solemen. End your day dancing in the Veuve Clicquot champagne lounge.
Luncheon tickets include access the Veuve Clicquot Champagne Lounge immediately following the luncheon.
Wine, Women & Shoes Retail Tasting
Saturday, November 16, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM at Michael’s Wine Cellar
Guests will have an opportunity to sample the outstanding selection of Wine, Women & Shoes Wines at the Retail Tasting at Michael’s Wine Cellar. This casual tasting is open to the public and event admission is $10 per person. Tickets coming soon!
Saturday, November 16
These intimate themed dinners featuring our visiting vintners as special guests are the perfect venue to entertain clients, meet potential clients and friends. Dinners attract not only devotees of our Signature Luncheon, but other interested community members as well.
Preferred Hotels with Special Rates for Wine, Women & Shoes Participants
Andrea Paul & Melissa Tomasso
Wine Co-Chairs: Dawn Doughty, Allen Heise, Lisa Napolitano,
Soleman Chair: Ann Miller
Retail Chair: Jennifer Douglas
Event Coordinator: Minta Getzen
Margie Abernathy, Priya Acharya, Jennifer Bergstrom, Sandi Boyajian, Jaclyn Brunckhorst, Florence Conlan, MaryBeth Cotran, Stephanie Filippi-Brown, Christine Frezza, Theresa Getzen, Tonya Getzen Gowan, Tina Granthon, Britney Guertin, Craig Hickerson, Kim Hickerson, Molly Jackson, Suzette Jones, Tammy Karp, Janna Kim, Kimberly Knox, Terry McKee, Silvanna Medina, LeeAnne Moody, Jenna Oser, Gabi Palmer, Julie Pepi, Renee Phinney, Montana Ross, Renee Ryckman, Kathleen Scotti, Joleen Searles, Tatyana Sharoubim-Stewart, Leann Spofford, Abed Suwaity, Candace Swenson, Ana Varone, Alisa Westberry, Ashley Winter, Paige Wyant
Please contact Geri Jo Manson, Donor Relations Manager, if you
are interested in joining our committee or volunteering at the event.