July 29, 2015


The Deering Estate Foundation’s fabulous Wine On Harvest Moon (WOHM) event, presented by South BMW, is back and even better than ever with a tantalizing theme of Spirits, Spells & American Lore that is sure to charm guests’ senses onSaturday, October 24, from 7:30 – 10:30 pm, at The Deering Estate at Cutler, located at 16701 SW 72 Avenue in Palmetto Bay. Space for the intimate event is limited and tickets go on sale Saturday, August 1, 2015.

Philanthropists, foodies, art lovers and environmentalists will spend an enchanting evening under the full Harvest Moon at the historic bay-front property as they celebrate the allure of American folklore through the fine wine and spirits of the continental U.S., the tasty vittles paired by top local chefs, and the delight of the macabre to the mysterious in entertainment, including chilling musical performances, haunting vignettes, contemporary art, and an enticing live auction.

Event chairman for the eighth year, Deering Estate Foundation board member Howard Tendrich is excited to honor American wine, cuisine, art and classic literature for this year’s event, “Wine On Harvest Moon has become the Foundation’s signature fundraising event,” says Tendrich. “The awareness, attention and, of course, monies it affords the Estate for our educational programs, cultural events and conservational efforts is amazing, and it’s simply wonderful that the theme this year so beautifully complements Deering Estate’s own vibrant history.”

Presented by Crown Wine, Spirits & Gourmet, a coast-to-coast journey through America will take guests to different wine or spirit producing regions of the U.S., marrying each with a thrilling sub-theme plucked from some of the country’s most revered folklore. Décor, lighting, and entertainment will embellish, and food will be paired to the theme, region and corresponding libation. A stellar line-up of chefs/restaurants are hard at work creating their own masterpieces to coincide including, Oliver Rodriguez of The Biltmore Hotel, Rojelio Fernandez of Brio Tuscan Grille, Diego Solano of Bulla Gastrobar, Rod Chitikov of Devon Seafood + Steak, Alberto Cabrera of Little Bread, Phil Bryant of The Local Craft Food & Drink, Kareem Anguin of Oceanaire Seafood Room, Miguel Antonio Gomez Fernández of Pisco Y Nazca, and Julia Ning of Station 5 Miami, as well asAnacapri Cucina Italiana, CRAVE American Kitchen & Sushi Bar, Golden Rule Seafood,  and Whole Foods Market Coral Gables, among others.

Wine On Harvest Moon, benefitting The Deering Estate Foundation, takes placeSaturday, October 24, 2015 from 7:30-10:30 pm, at Deering Estate, at 16701 SW 72 Avenue in Palmetto Bay. Capacity is limited and tickets, priced at $150 for Deering Estate Foundation members and $175 for non-members, go on saleSaturday, August 1, 2015. Call 305.235.1668 x263 or visit www.deeringestate.orgto purchase. All proceeds from this signature fundraising event benefit the Deering Estate Foundation. Leading sponsors include South BMW, Coconut Grove Bank, Celebrity Cruises, Northwestern Mutual, Morris & Reynolds Insurance, UBS Financial Services, Community Newspapers, and Pinecrest Magazine.  For sponsorship opportunities contact Michelle Streit, 305.235.1668 x253 or [email protected].

About the Deering Estate Foundation, Inc

The Deering Estate Foundation is a volunteer driven community-based charitable 501(c)3 Florida Corporation that was founded in 1989 by members of our community for the sole purpose of preserving, protecting and enhancing the Deering Estate for this and future generations. The mission of the Deering Estate Foundation is to raise public awareness of the Deering Estate and to raise funds to support education, research, exhibits and collections and the conservation and restoration of the Estate’s natural and historical resources.

About the Deering Estate

The Deering Estate, a Miami-Dade County Park, is located at 16701 SW 72 Avenue in Miami. This 444-acre natural and archeological preserve and historic site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as a center for education, culture and recreation. Historic house tours are offered daily at 10:30 am & 3:00 pm. Natural areas tours are offered daily at 12:30 pm (October – May). DeeringAdventure Tours are also offered throughout the year for an additional fee. For more information on the Deering Estate's educational and cultural programs, please visit

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