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the NAPLES WINTER WINE FESTIVAL MICHELIN STAR CHEF GARY DANKO & VINTNERS DAVID & KARY DUNCAN OF SILVER OAK HEADLINE 2018 NAPLES WINTER WINE FESTIVAL AS CHEF DE CUISINE AND HONORED VINTNERS The celebrated chef and well-respected vintner will be recognized for their achievements and share their knowledge with attendees of the 18th annual Festival e Naples Winter Wine Festival is pleased to announce that Chef de Cui- sine Gary Danko, of Michelin-starred Restaurant Gary Danko, and Honored Vintners David R. Duncan and Karynne Duncan MD, of Silver Oak and Twomey Cellars, will headline the 2018 Festival on January 26 - 28 at e Ritz- Carlton Golf Resort, Naples. e premier event will bring together renowned vintners and chefs with wine enthusiasts and philanthropists for a three-day Festival themed “All We Need is Love” in order to raise millions of dollars for underprivileged and at-risk children. “We’re honored to have Gary, David and Kary join us for this year’s Festi- val,” said 2018 Festival Co-Chair, Lewie Card. “ey will be joined in January by fellow renowned vintners and chefs to provide some of the most spectacular wine and food in order to raise money for the children of Collier County.” Since taking over as President and CEO of Silver Oak in 2002, David Duncan led the rebuild of Silver Oak’s Napa Valley winery from 2006-2008, which recently became the world’s first LEED Platinum Certified Winery, 30 PORTFOLIO MAGAZINE