Join us for the Arthritis Foundation's International Wine Tasting and let your taste buds explore hand-selected wines from around the world. At the event, guests will also enjoy hors d'oeuvres, fruit, cheeses and desserts as well as beer, coffee, games and a fantastic silent auction.

Connoisseur Room
An exclusive alcohol and food tasting experience! Here is a small taste of what you may find at the event: an exclusive Pfister Hotel Catering table, select Connoisseur Room wines courtesy of Balistreri Sendik's Food Market, bourbon tasting courtesy of the Rumpus Room and hors d'oeuvres courtesy of Devon Seafood and Steak! Tickets are limited and include entry into the Main Event.

Main Tasting Room
In this year's Main Tasting Room, Balistreri Sendik's Food Market will have twenty-eight wine tasting tables, as well as cheese and beer tasting tables. You will also enjoy a sausage sampling table from Usinger's, a sampling table from Braise, coffee from Colectivo Coffee and desserts courtesy of Devon Seafood and Steak! Your favorite wines will be available to order at a discounted rate, courtesy of Balistreri Sendik's Food Markets.

50-50 Raffle
Tickets will be sold from 7:30 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. for $5 each or 3 for $10. Our lucky winner must be present to claim the prize at 9:30 p.m. The winner is responsible for any applicable fees or taxes.

Silent Auction
This year's auction includes sports tickets, artwork, Harley-Davidson apparel, spa treatments, and Koss headphones, just to name a few! The silent auction will be open from 7:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.

Play and Stay at the Pfister Hotel
A block of rooms is available for guests to stay at the Pfister Hotel on the night of the event. Book your reservation online with group code: 63J9YT or call the hotel and mention the International Wine Tasting room block. Special rates are only guaranteed until February 28.

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  • $125 Connoisseur Room
  • $95 Main Event (after 2/17)
  • $65 Group Rate (10 or more)

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  More Than 50 Million Reasons to Get Involved

  • 50 million adults and 300,000 children have arthritis; that is 1 in 5 Americans
  • In Wisconsin, over 1.1 million adults and 6,000 children are living with arthritis
  • Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the United States
  • Arthritis costs the U.S. $128 billion in annual medical costs and lost wages
  • The Arthritis Foundation is the nation's largest private funder of arthritis research
  • Funds raised at the event will support valuable arthritis research, public health initiatives, and services that help improve the lives of people with arthritis

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Disclaimer: Must be 21 to attend. The Arthritis Foundation International Wine Tasting promotes moderate and responsible alcohol consumption. Participants are encouraged to limit alcohol intake before operating a vehicle, or to choose a designated driver. Otherwise, we'll be happy to call a taxi at your expense. Fee includes applicable sales tax. Estimated fair market value of individual ticket is $35.