Portfolio Naples October 2018 - Page 42

LINEUP UNVEILED WITH INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED WINE & CULINARY LEGENDS Daphne and Bart Araujo, Tom Colicchio, Salvatore Ferragamo, Carlo Mondavi, Tim Mondavi, David Pearson, Richard Reddington, and more will gather in Naples, Florida for the 19th annual Naples Winter Wine Festival e Naples Winter Wine Festival (NWWF) has confirmed its star-studded roster for its 19th annual event, themed “Joy to the World,” this January in Naples, Florida. e three-day Festival, held annually at e Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, will take place January 25-27, 2019 and will feature some of the world’s most celebrated chefs, vintners and Master Sommeliers. “Each year, the Naples Winter Wine Festival not only attracts new talent from around the world, but also welcomes back many of our veteran culinary and wine experts who have been with us year after year,” said 2019 Festival Co-Chair Linda Koehn. “With this year’s theme, ‘Joy to the World’, we are looking forward to commemorating the 19-year legacy of the NWWF and its founding organization, the Naples Children & Education Foundation (NCEF), and working together towards rebuilding a brighter and better future.” is year’s Chef de Cuisine, Richard Reddington of REDD and Redd Wood, and Honored Vintners, Daphne and Bart Araujo of Accendo Cellars, both hail from Napa, California and will team up alongside 50 other iconic chefs and vint- ners flying in from cities around the world to kick off the weekend Festival with 18 intimate Vintner Dinners hosted by Festival Trustees in private homes and settings throughout Naples. Both longtime supporters of the NCEF and NWWF, James Beard nominee Richard Reddington and Daphne and Bart Araujo will headline the highly anticipated Wine Festival, which will bring needed resources to the Collier County community. 40 PORTFOLIO MAGAZINE