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Wine for Wisdom – Savor the Flavor of Polk County!

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Wine for Wisdom – Savor the Flavor of Polk County!

On September 17, 2020, the Polk State College Foundation celebrates the eleventh year of the much-anticipated event’s signature event – Wine for Wisdom – Savor the Flavor of Polk County!

September 17 – November 17, 2020; September 17, 2020 – 6:00 p.m. Toast to Students

2020 brings a unique twist on Wine for Wisdom, as it celebrates the tastes of Polk County. Guests will embark on an epicurean journey of their choosing at participating restaurants which are creating menus for the benefit of Polk State students. Wine for Wisdom helps Polk State students transform their lives through the power of a higher education through Foundation scholarships and programs.

Citizens Bank & Trust is the presenting sponsor for this incredible dining experience. For more information regarding sponsorships, please contact the Polk State College Foundation at 863.297.1071 or email Kristie Peneguy at kpeneguy@polk.edu.

Thank you to the following restaurants who have partnered with Polk State College Foundation to create beverage pairing meals as part of Wine for Wisdom. More information and links to these events will be updated as they become available. Please visit this page regularly for updates.

 

Partnering Restaurants

Arabellas Italian Ristorante (Click here for menu, offered every Tuesday – Sept. 22 – Nov. 17. Advanced reservations required.)
Balmoral Bar & Grill (Click here for info on August 21, 2020 event; Future dates (info coming soon!) – October 9 and November 13)
Bonefish Grill Dates and Info coming soon!
Carrabba’s Italian Grill – Lakeland (Click here for info on September 22, 2020 event)
Carrabba’s Italian Grill – Winter Haven (Click here for info on October 6, 2020 event)
Chef T’s Garden Grill (Click here for info on October 21 and October 22 events)
Frescos Southern Kitchen & Bar Dates and Info coming soon!
Legoland Florida Resort Shipwreck Restaurant – (Click here for special offer on Mondays and Thursdays, 5pm to 9pm. For reservations, click here).
Mojo Federal Swine & SpiritsWhiskey Dinner Pairing
Nineteen61 Dates and Info coming soon!
Nutwood Dates and Info coming soon!
Patio850 Dates and Info coming soon!
Publix Aprons Cooking School & Catering (Click here for information on special pairing menus and classes)
Red Door Lakeland – Dates and Info coming soon!
Scarpa’s Italian (Click here for special menu, offered on Sundays and Mondays between September 17 and November 17)
The Terrace Grille Dates and Info coming soon!