Special wine bottling to benefit breast cancer research | TheUnion.com

Special wine bottling to benefit breast cancer research

Villa Venezia Ristorante Italiano in Grass Valley will host a special event at 6 p.m. Nov. 10 to benefit breast cancer research.

At the event, Dr. Ernie Bodai, the man who designed the breast cancer awareness stamp used by the United States Postal Service, will sign wine bottles specially produced by the Mt. Vernon Winery of Auburn.

Bodai is the chief executive officer of Cure Breast Cancer Inc., a Sacramento-based non-profit. Bodai lobbied the Postal Service to issue a stamp that sold at greater than face value. The stamp has raised $60 million for research.

At the Nov. 10 event, the bottles of wine will have a label that resembles Bodai’s stamp.

Mt. Vernon Winery will donate 12.5 percent of the profits from the sales of the labeled wine to Cure Breast Cancer, Inc.

Villa Venezia is located at 124 Bank St. in front of the new Holiday Inn Express. For more information, call 273-3555.


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