NAPA, Calif., Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Domaine Chandon, American Sparkling pioneer, hosts its sixth annual Breast Cancer Awareness benefit known as 'Pink Party' on October 13, 2011. This year's highly anticipated event is held in partnership with the National Breast Cancer Foundation as part of a nationwide initiative with Chandon to rally for early detection among young women. NBCF identified Whitney Port as a spokesperson in the spring of this year and the Chandon benefit marks the first major public appearance Port will be making on behalf of the organization. The event, which includes reception, silent auction and a Whitney Eve fashion presentation, will be held at Domaine Chandon winery from 5:30-8:30pm and feature hors d'oeuvres by Michelin star rated Chef Perry Hoffman of Chandon's etoile Restaurant. A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales benefit NBCF and can be purchased for $100 at www.chandon.com/pinkparty.
Chandon has been a proud sponsor of NBCF since 2010 and has executed local and national initiatives to support the fight against Breast Cancer since 2009. In addition to the event this fall, consumers nationwide entering the code "Chandon4theCause" on Chandon's Facebook page can join in the effort with a $1 donation to NBCF. Chandon is also providing Facebook fans the ability to easily share the promotion with their networks to continue to raise awareness for the cause and NBCF. The silent auction included in the evening's program features exclusive luxury lot items such as Pointy Snout Caviar, Thomas Pink apparel and accessories, Sephora cosmetics as well as a featured garment from the Whitney Eve collection all open for bidding by attendees. Additionally, Napa Valley resident and breast cancer survivor Karen Harnois who has been in remission since 2010 will be modeling in the Whitney Eve presentation at the winery on October 13th. For more information about the event visit www.chandon.com.
WHAT: National Breast Cancer Foundation Benefit
WHEN: Thursday, October 13, from 5:30-8:30pm
WHERE: Domaine Chandon, 1 California Drive, Yountville, CA
About Domaine Chandon
Founded in 1973, Domaine Chandon was the first American sparkling wine venture established by a French Champagne house (Moet & Chandon). Chandon crafts a range of sparkling wines that reflect California's vibrant regional character yet remain true to the practices of methode traditionnelle. A leader in viticulture as well as winemaking, Domaine Chandon is at the forefront of sustainable farming practices and continues to replenish, control, and in many cases restore the natural habitat. Domaine Chandon's acclaimed fine dining restaurant etoile received a star rating in the 2010 Michelin Guide. The winery was selected "Winery of the Year 2005" by the California Tourism Association.
National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) extends women's lives through education about breast cancer and early detection. The organization provides hope to women and families affected by breast cancer through a community of caring support and encouragement that enables those diagnosed with breast cancer to have fulfilling lives during their treatment and afterward.
About Whitney Port
Whitney Port is known for her appearances on "The Hills" and "The City." She received her start in fashion as an intern at Teen Vogue Magazine, then landing a job with Diane Von Furstenberg and finally at People's Revolution. She launched her own fashion line, Whitney Eve in 2009.
SOURCE Domaine Chandon