Tickets Now Available For Ninth Annual Detroit Uncorked Benefiting The Children's Center

Aug 21, 2013, 11:15 ET from The Children's Center of Wayne County

Detroit Uncorked is scheduled for Friday, September 27, 2013 at The Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit

This annual event is presented by Ford Motor Company, in collaboration with Detroit Wine Organization, to benefit The Children's Center

Take advantage of the early purchase ticket package: General Admission: $75 and VIP Experience: $130, prior to August 31

DETROIT, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ninth Annual Detroit Uncorked, presented by Ford Motor Company will take place at The Westin Book Cadillac on September 27, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Since its inauguration, Detroit Uncorked has raised more than $450,000 for The Children's Center.


Detroit Uncorked is one of the region's largest wine tasting events and this year is no exception. Hundreds of wines from around the world, Michigan handcrafted beers, premium spirits and delectable food with suggested wine pairings will all be featured. The Winery of the Year Award will go to Kendall-Jackson. Master Sommelier Larry O'Brien, one of only 133 in North America, will be in attendance.

General Admission tickets are $75 and include light hors d'oeuvres, a tasting of over 300 wines, a high-end silent auction including a chance to bid on a wine lover's trip including two tickets, courtesy of Delta Air Lines, a VIP tour at the Kendall-Jackson winery and overnight accommodations. Guests will also have the opportunity to enter to win a 2014 Mustang GT including $5,000 in Ford Racing Performance Parts as part of this year's Mustang 5.0 Fever Sweepstakes. The evening's emcee is Jay Towers of Fresh 100.3 FM.

A limited number of VIP Experience tickets are available at $130, which includes all of the General Admission ticket benefits plus a full strolling dinner, rare and limited wine selection and live entertainment.  After August 31, ticket prices will increase to $85 for General Admission and $150 for the VIP Experience.

There are also several packages with an overnight stay at The Westin Book Cadillac. The Wine Lover's VIP Couple Overnight Package includes two VIP Experience tickets and an overnight stay for two with valet parking. The price is $400 per couple if purchased by August 31. The Wine Enthusiast General Admission Couple Package includes two General Admission tickets and an overnight stay for two and valet parking. It is $300 if purchased by August 31.

To purchase tickets, visit or call 248-504-1962. All guests must be at least 21 years old to attend.

In addition to Presenting Sponsor Ford Motor Company, the fundraising event is made possible through the generosity of many organizations, including Platinum Sponsor The Kroger Company of Michigan, and Gold Sponsors Behavioral Health Professionals, Inc., Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Great Expressions Dental Centers and Imperial Beverage.

About Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 175,000 employees and 65 plants worldwide, the company's automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding Ford's products, please visit

About The Children's Center 
For 85 nearly years, The Children's Center has been empowering Greater Detroit children and families to shape their own futures.  Annually more than 7,500 children and families receive evidence-based therapeutic mental and behavioral health services from The Children's Center to help them overcome emotional and intellectual challenges, trauma from abuse, neglect and poverty.  Learn more about The Children's Center and our 20+ inter-related programs at or call 313.831.5535.

About Detroit Wine Organization
Detroit Wine Organization is a non-profit organization with over 4,000 members. While promoting Fun, Education and Contribution, the DWO hosts wine tasting and instructional activities throughout the year aimed at promoting the understanding and enjoyment of wine. Proceeds from events benefit local children's charities. Membership is free. For more information, please visit, or call 248-504-1962.

SOURCE The Children's Center of Wayne County