If you are interested in checking out the new W Hotel at Hollywood and Vine in Hollywood, California a fine opportunity presents itself with the Eighth Annual Wine Aficionado Dinner benefiting the Bogart Pediatric Cancer Research Program. The event will take place on Thursday, May 13th. Tickets for this year's dinner "Hollywood and Wine: The Biggest Stars in Wine Today" are $1,250 per person or $10,000 per table of ten. Attendees also have the opportunity to be among the first to stay at the W Hollywood at a special rate of $259 on the night of the dinner.
This year's dinner will showcase some of the world's finest wines paired with a four-course dinner prepared by Innovative Dining Group. Several of LA's top sommeliers to oversee the dinner's wine service. The evening will conclude with a live auction featuring one-of-a-kind lots like a walk down the red carpet at a Hollywood premiere in a Randolph Duke couture gown; dinner with comedians Cheech and Chong; a progressive dinner for four couples in Los Angeles' top elite homes; a private movie screening; and a lot of 100-point Robert Parker rated wines from around the world.
The Bogart Pediatric Cancer Research Program supports the Bogart Labs at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. Named in memory of Neil Bogart, the late record and film executive who died of lymphoma at the age of 39, The Bogart Pediatric Cancer Research Program was founded in 1984. This January Bogart awarded a five-year $4.7 million grant to support the Childrens Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases (CCCBD) and the creation of the Bogart Leukemia Research Program at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles.