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Wente Arion Papiamento Wine Tasting

Apr 10, 2019

The Arion Wine Company, Papiamento Restaurant & Wente Vineyards Annual Golf Tournament

Slated for the coming weekend.

Aruba’s most popular Charity Golf Tournament, will take place on Saturday April 13th, at Tierra del Sol Championship Golf Course, with a shot gun start at 12:30pm.

Aruba’s golf fanatics are invited to participate and have fun while raising funds for an island non-profit foundation. 

The tournament’s guest of honor, winegrower Eric Wente, of Wente Vineyards, California, lends his name to the annual event, and also attends a series of pre-tournament events, which include a wine class given to hospitality students on April 11th, 2019.

The special wine class is designed to educate and inform students and broaden their knowledge of wine. 

on April 12th, Papiamento Restaurant will host a cocktail reception in honor of players and sponsors, introducing this year’s charity of choice.

The afternoon of April 13th will be dedicated to championship golf and just before sunset, an award ceremony will recognize the tournament winners at Tierra del Sol Golf Club, with Eric Wente as the prize presenter.

The three-way partnership - Arion Wine Company, Papiamento Restaurant and Wente Vineyards – has been very successful in raising funds on the island for the past sixteen years.

According to Wente, the vineyards have continuously been operated by the family, for 135 year. The business aspect of the company is lead today by the fourth and fifth generations of the Wente family.  As wine makers, the family blends traditional, innovative and scientific winemaking practices, so that the winery consistently maintain its leadership role in the California winegrowing community and produces an outstanding portfolio of fine wines.

Arion Wine Company Marketing Coordinator Odille Laclé reports the tournament is still open or registration and there are limited spaces available. Those who sign up will enjoy two days of quality products and many surprises, all for a good cause.

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