Additional Fun & Tasty Orlando Taste of the Nation Fundraising Events #OrlTaste

Orlando's Taste of the Nation

Beginning this week, Orlando’s Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry kicks off three extra fundraising experiences to sip and nibble on before the main event.

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Eola Wine Company, Downtown Orlando

Eola Wine Company welcomes guests to raise a glass to end childhood hunger with a series of weekly wine tasting events on Wednesdays from 6pm to 8pm from now until August 24. For a $15 donation at the door, guests will receive free tastings of select wines. Offering fine varietals by the glass, flight and bottle, plus light fare, Eola Wine Company is located in downtown Orlando at 430 E. Central Blvd., Orlando.

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Blue Martini, Pointe Orlando

On Saturday, July 30, Blue Martini Pointe Orlando will serve up support for childhood hunger relief by donating proceeds from their Little Black Dress Party. For a $10 cover charge, guests enjoy live entertainment, a complimentary champagne cocktail, and a chance to win luxury designer items valued up to $2,500 through an exciting raffle.

Attendees will also have a chance to win a pair of tickets to Orlando’s Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry. Ladies are invited to wear their favorite little black dress to enjoy free entry to the event. Known for their menu of 42 signature martinis, tasty bites, live music and sophisticated atmosphere, Blue Martini Pointe Orlando is located at 9101 International Dr., Suite 1182, Orlando. The event runs from 8pm – 3am.

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The Ancient Olive and The Spice & Tea Exchange, Winter Park

The Ancient Olive is fighting childhood hunger with olive oil by donating $1 for each bottle of ultrapremium extra virgin olive oils, aged balsamic vinegars, and flavor-infused olive oils sold between now and August 31. The tasting bar for premium extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars is located at 324 N. Park Ave., Winter Park.

The Spice & Tea Exchange, located at 309 Park Ave. North, Winter Park, will also donate $1 for each gourmet grinder blend sold.

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Proceeds from these three events also benefit Share our Strength’s efforts to end childhood hunger, which includes local beneficiaries Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida and Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida.

This year’s Orlando Taste takes place on Saturday, August 27 at the Orlando World Center Marriott. Tickets are $150 per person and you can find all the details, as well as the ticket ordering form, at NoKidHungry.org/Orlando.

You can also follow them on social media:

Facebook: facebook.com/OrlandoTaste
Twitter: @OrlandoTaste
Instagram: #OrlTaste

About Michelle Snow

Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns Zengrrl.com, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, and has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida. She lives in Orlando near Disney, and hears Magic Kingdom fireworks every night.
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