Rominger West Winery will host a party to celebrate its new Tailwind wine from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 28, at the winery, 4602 Second St. in Davis.
Local residents are invited to enjoy tastings of the Tailwind wines; hear upbeat jazz and funk music by the Urban Sherpas, a local band; munch on pizza from Hot Italian’s mobile pizza oven; and learn more about the many bike shops and vendors who will set up in the parking lot.
“We created these unique blends to celebrate the vibrant cycling community of Davis, Calif., and to support the NorCal AIDS Cycle,” a winery spokesman says.
Part of the proceeds from the sale of each bottle will go to the cycling event, which raises money to help organizations throughout Northern California that are working to end the HIV/AIDS pandemic and care for those living with HIV/AIDS.
This year, participants in the NorCal AIDS Cycle raised $1,500 each to participate in the four-day bike ride through Northern California on May 12-15.
The bicycle sculpture on the front label is the creation of Steve Nowicki, a resident of Davis, the founder of the Davis Developmental Pediatrics Group, and a metal sculptor. It is a symbol of hope and acceptance for those living with HIV/AIDS.
” We are honored to be able to support the NCAC in their fundraising efforts by making this medium-bodied, easy-drinking blend,” the winery’s news release said. “It is fresh, aromatic with integrated oak flavors and ripe fruit, and is balanced by a round, clean finish. It is a wine that everyone can enjoy for a cause that everyone can support.”