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Second Annual "Uncork for Hope" Shines a Light on Boy's Town California's Mission to Change the Lives of At-Risk Children and Families

Event features a special pre-event wine seminar by acclaimed Sommelier Margaux Pierog Kugelman.
    NEWPORT BEACH, CA, April 14, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Boys Town California board member Adam Miller, today announced that he will host the second annual "Uncork for Hope" charity wine tasting. The event will be held on Sunday, May 4, 2014 from 2-5 p.m. at the Center Club in Costa Mesa, Calif. All of the proceeds of the event will go to Boys Town California.

The title sponsors for this year's wine tasting event are First Team Estates and Christie's International Real Estate. As a special bonus, guests can opt to participate in a special wine seminar conducted by Margaux Pierog Kugelman, Advanced Sommelier of Treasury Wine Estates, and from the movie Somm, from 1:00-2:00 pm on the day of the event.

"We were humbled by the response that we got with last year's event," said Adam Miller, chair of the Uncork for Hope Committee. "This year's event, though, is looking to be even bigger, with more wineries pouring, and some amazing auction items, including a Beer vs. Wine dinner hosted by the Center Club featuring wines from Justin Vineyards and beers from the Bruery, and a trip, including limo ride, to the Magic Castle."

Notables who will be attending the event include Chef Jamie Gwen; Gloria Zigner, founder and executive producer of The CHOC Follies; Debbie Lewandowski, director of luxury marketing, First Team Estates; Dr. Michael Roossin, president of Newport Harbor Radiology Associates, medical director of Newport Imaging Center, and director of Ultrasound at Hoag Hospital; and Minnesota Vikings placekicker Blair Walsh.

Tickets for the event are $175 if bought in advance and $200 the day of the event, and admission to the wine seminar will cost an additional $25. All can be purchased online at

Sponsorship Opportunities are also still available. For more information please contact Adam Miller at 714.450.3800 or

"We are honored to be chosen for a second year as the beneficiary of Uncork for Hope. The funds raised from this event, will directly benefit the children and families we serve in Orange County every day. Thank you to Adam Miller and the Event Committee for planning such a unique and special event," said Lawren Ramos, Executive Director of Boys Town California.

Following is a partial list of the wineries that will be attending the event and pouring wine:
Argot Wine, Bevan Cellars, Giracci, HammerSky Vineyards, Herman Story Herb Lamb Vineyards, Rodney Strong Vineyards, and Silver Oak.

A partial list of the wineries who have provided wine to be poured at the event include: Baldacci, Carlisle, Chateau Montelena, Kosta Browne, Lillian, Hartwell Estate Vineyards and Westerhold Family Vineyards.

Items from the following wineries were graciously donated for the event's auction:
Hartwell Estate Vineyards, Herb Lamb Vineyards, Justin Vineyards, Kosta Browne, Larkmead, Ridge, Saxum, Sojourn Cellars, Switchback Ridge, VML Winery and Westerhold Family Vineyards.

Items from the following local businesses will also be auctioned:
Ashtin Hair Salon, Brow and Skin Studio, the Bruery, the Center Club, the Magic Castle, the San Diego Symphony, Total Wines, the University Club and Wine Cellar Club.

In addition, Uber transportation network company will provide all new users a coupon code for a free Uber ride up to $50 in value. To receive your coupon code, please contact Adam Miller at 714.450.3800 or

About Boys Town California
Since opening in 1991, Boys Town California has continued to expand its services to meet the needs of troubled children and families. The site has four Family Homes for Adolescents and one Family Home for Young Children on 80 acres in Trabuco Canyon in Orange County. Boys Town California also provides In-Home Family ServicesSM and Community Support ServicesSM. These programs and services touch the lives of 48,000 people in California each year. For more information, please go to

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