18th Annual Primavera in the Gardens Food & Wine Tasting Fundraiser

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May 15th, 2-5pm

An annual fund-raising event, Primavera in the Gardens has become the Inland Empires biggest and best garden party.

Imagine yourself in an idyllic garden setting – sampling delicious appetizers and tasting terrific regional wines and beers surrounded by pleasant conversation and the sounds of live music ~ This is PRIMAVERA IN THE GARDENS! Tantalizing appetizers are provided by wonderful restaurants and caterers from all over Riverside.  Featuring Mario’s Place, Sevilla, Gra-Pow, ProAbition, Pepito’s Bar & Grill, Migliore, Just Desserts/Lbistro, La Chat Noir, Edible Arrangements, UCR Dining Services, The Friends of UCRBG and more.

Wines are proffered by regional vineyards and wineries.  Previous years participants were Babcock Winery, Callaway Vineyard & Winery, Canyon Crest Winery, Dark Star Cellars, Falkner Winery, Galleano Winery, Hart Winery, Maurice Carrie Winery, Mosby Winery, Oak Mountain Winery, Navarro Vineyards, Roadrunner Ridge Winery, and White Oak Vineyards and Winery, as well as craft beers from BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery, Heros, Inland Empire Brewery and Wicks Brewing Company.
In addition, there is the the excitement of a Silent Auction, featuring pieces from many local artists, tickets to cultural events, garden items and much more.

Proceeds from the event benefit the Botanic Gardens’ many deserving projects, including hosting thousands of touring school children each year. Ticket information can be obtained at the UCR Botanic Gardens web site www.gardens@ucr.edu