February 15, 2017

You’re Invited to the 7th Annual Wine Women & Shoes Orlando

Author: Maureen Mikel

What are you doing on Saturday, April 22nd from 2p – 6p? We hope the answer is “Attending Wine Women and Shoes Orlando!”

Come join us for a fabulous time at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes for the 7th Annual Wine Women and Shoes Orlando presented by Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies. Tickets are now on sale, and can be purchased on our new site: www.wwsorlando.org! We are offering General Admission, VIP admission and Corporate tables this year – we always sell out, so be sure to secure your spot!

The afternoon will be filled with delicious wine tastings and hors d’oeuvres, an exciting look at the latest fashions by Diana Simaan, and mingling (or flirting) with the best of the best Sole Men you could ask for! We are also thrilled to announce that Chad Pitt of AMP 101.9 will be returning to host the event! Read More …

January 24, 2017

WWS Silent Auction: How to help.

Author: Maureen Mikel

July 15, 2016

Orlando’s Taste of the Nation

Author: Maureen Mikel

Orlando's Taste of the Nation 2016Are you getting antsy with anticipation for Orlando’s Taste of the Nation® for No Kid Hungry? We don’t blame you! So many culinary delights and premium wine, cocktail and beer tastings await – not to mention all the goodies to bid on in the Silent Auction!

The great news is, there are so many events you can attend leading up to Orlando’s Taste of the Nation® for No Kid Hungry that will help satiate that event hunger, and better yet, benefit the cause! Read More …

April 6, 2016

Michelle Pettinger Talks Pairing Wine with Shoes

Author: Guest Blogger

VanillaPuddinPairingCome along with me and find out how it is possible to pair Wine with Shoes!

When I first heard Wine Women & Shoes I have to admit to being perplexed. I knew plenty of ladies who loved both of those things but as a combination it surprised me.

So how exactly do you pair wine with shoes?

My current favorite wine is ‘The Velvet Devil’ it’s a cheeky Merlot out of Washington State.

I first encountered it in a restaurant not far from our Walk on Water friends in Lake Mary, who are vendors this year and part of a wonderful group of businesses who provide shopping opportunities for us at the event and donate 20% of their sales to Wine Women & Shoes.

So what pair of shoes might be paired with my favorite ‘The Velvet Devil‘? On reading the label, I am told to avoid a number of activities but there is nothing about avoiding heels, so off we go! Read More …

February 10, 2016

It’s Official! Wine Women & Shoes Tickets Now On Sale.

Author: Melissa Kear

Wine Women & Shoes Tickets on sale

Tickets are officially on sale for the 6th Annual Wine Women & Shoes. This event, benefiting Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, will take place April 30th at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes.

Tickets are $125 for General Admission and $185 for VIP (includes signature event swag bag, table seating, complimentary valet parking and more). Tickets are limited, so grab your tickets before they sell out at www.feedhopenow.org/wws. Read More …

August 3, 2015

Top 10 Ways to Experience Orlando’s Taste of the Nation

Author: Guest Blogger

Top 10 Ways to Experience Orlando's Taste of the NationOrlando’s Taste of the Nation is back again this year on August 8, 2015 at the Orlando World Center Marriott. To prepare for this amazing evening of signature dishes from Central Florida’s best chefs, and fine wines, craft beers, and specialty cocktails, we’ve put together a list of the top 10 ways to experience this year’s Taste event.

1.  Whet your taste buds: Prep your tummy for feasting with a light lunch beforehand.

2.  Consume more by wearing comfy shoes: With 43 restaurants and two dozen wine and spirit stations spanning a room larger than two football fields, this event is a test of decadent endurance.

3.  The key is wine: Don’t miss your shot at winning an instant wine cellar of 150 bottles of wine. If your key opens the wine door, you’re the winner! Read More …