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 …

February 26, 2015

The 5th Annual Wine Women & Shoes

Author: Maureen Mikel

Wine Women & Shoes Orlando 2015Did you know that tickets are on sale now for Second Harvest Food Bank’s 5th Annual Wine Women & Shoes presented by Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies? For those of you who are thinking about becoming first time guests, and even for those of you who have attended Wine Women & Shoes events in the past, I will tell you- this is an event you won’t want to miss!

On Saturday, April 11th, Wine Women & Shoes Orlando is back for it’s 5th year, and to celebrate this milestone, it’s going to be bigger and better than ever! The afternoon will be filled with an incredible variety of wine tastings, delicious hors d’oeuvres, the chance to shop for shoes, handbags and accessories from some of Orlando’s premiere boutiques all in one stop, and did I mention Shoe Guys?? I’m sure I caught you on that last part – yes, Shoe Guys. They’ll be at the event to showcase featured items from the select vendors, making your shopping experience as easy and fun as possible! Read More …

April 29, 2014

A Sip-Sational Day at Wine Women & Shoes!

Author: Jen Landress

Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida Presents Wine Women & Shoes Orlando 2014Stilettos, wedges, and sandals oh my! It looked like every woman that arrived on the red carpet was ready to compete for “Best in Shoe” at Second Harvest Food Bank’s Wine Women & Shoes event!

On April 12, 2014 over 400 ladies shopped, sipped fabulous wine, and supported our neighbors who struggle for food at this 4th annual event. SeaWorld invited us back to their Ports of Call event space which includes a beautiful room, scenic outside patio, and of course a few animal friends! Thank you SeaWorld Park & Resorts for your support and generosity!

Without further ado I’d like to announce that Wine Women & Shoes 2014 raised $131,688! With these much needed funds Second Harvest will be able to provide $1,185,192 worth in food value for people that need it most because of your generous contributions. Read More …

January 23, 2014

Save the Date for Wine Women & Shoes Orlando!

Author: Jen Landress

Wine Women & Shoes 2013Get ready for the red carpet: Second Harvest Food Bank is proud to announce the 4th annual Wine Women & Shoes event!  We will be returning to Ports of Call at SeaWorld on April 12th for a fabulous afternoon of shopping, wine tasting, auctions, and of course fashion!

Ladies who have attended this event in the past know it’s not one to miss! Find that amazing new pair of shoes or take a chance at winning a closet full of incredible items in the annual “Key-to-the-Closet” raffle. Read More …

April 23, 2013

Shopping for a cause at Wine Women & Shoes

Author: Melissa Kear

Shopping for a cause at Wine Women & ShoesWe are less than a month away from the 3rd Annual Wine, Women & Shoes Orlando!  That means wine sipping, fashion shows, great shoes and of course shopping!

Cindy Fox has been our Marketplace chair for the past three years and has done an amazing job at bringing in the best vendors for our event every year. 

This year will be no different, and she has been kind enough to give us a little sneak peek at this year’s vendors.

How many different vendors can we expect this year?

The official answer is nine but unofficially our guests will see products from 12 different boutiques. There will be great shopping in store this year! Read More …

January 29, 2013

Announcing Wine Women & Shoes 2013

Author: Jen Landress

Wine Women & Shoes 2013Slip on your stilettos and get ready for Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida’s third annual Wine Women & Shoes event! This year’s event will be held at Ports of Call at SeaWorld on Saturday, May 18.

Join us for delectable hors d’oeuvres, sumptuous wine and the best shopping from local and national boutiques. A live and silent auction will also take place, as well as a fashion show presented by Saks Fifth Avenue Florida Mall.

Leading up to the event we’ll be sharing tons of announcements and surprises about what to expect at this year’s event. To stay updated on follow us on Facebook at: Read More …