Guiding Eyes for the Blind will host its Second Annual Wine Tasting Sunday, Oct. 16, led by Amy Dixon, a blind Sommelier, and her guide dog Elvis.
Attendees will receive a tour of Guiding Eyes for the Blind’s internationally accredited nonprofit guide dog school headquartered in Yorktown and are invited to watch training demonstrations by the organizations elite guide dogs.
The wine tasting is presented by Zachys Wine and Liquor in Scarsdale. All tickets include the tour, demonstrations and tasting. Tickets start at $100 per guest and include a take-home guide to wine selections. There are ticket options for a take-home bottle of wine hand selected by Dixon, as well as a personal wine consultation.
Dixon is a Certified Wine Specialist from the Society of Wine Educators and is studying to be a Master of Wine of which there are only 212 in the world and only 12 women. Proceeds will support Guiding Eyes programs and services.
The event runs from 3 to 5:30 p.m. and is at 611 Granite Springs Road in Yorktown Heights. Call Nancy Lothrop at 914-243-2211 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets.
Photo of Amy Dixon and guide dog Elvis courtesy Guiding Eyes for the Blind