Two of the nine chef vintner dinners that were part of the donation record-setting 2015 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest auction were held in Bonita Springs.
One was at Barefoot Beach in the home of Debbie and Bill Toler. The theme was “Old Hollywood,” Charles Mereday of Mereday’s Fine Dining prepared the dinner and the vintner was Fisher Vineyards. The other Bonita Springs dinner was in the home of Ute and Franz Rosinus with an “Eat, Drink and Be Merry” theme. The chef was Andreas Singer of the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa, and Gamble Family Vineyards and Vineyard 29 were the vintners.