The Wine Opener

Nonprofit: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Iowa Chapter

Date: Nov. 7, 2014

Venue: Des Moines University

Unique Touch: Local food and drink provided by more than 16 Des Moines metro businesses.

Food: 801 Chophouse, RoCA, Gateway Market & South Union Café, Splash Seafood Bar & Grill, Cosi Cucina, Hickory Park, Maytag Dairy Farms, and Scratch Cupcakery. Drink: Ingersoll Wine & Spirit, Prairie Moon, Confluence Brewery, WineStyles Johnston, Raccoon River Brewery, Vintage Wines, Dimitri Wines, and Fire Trucker Brewing Co.

Music: Chad Elliott

Bottom Line: $112,360, a new record for the 12th annual event.

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