The Naples Children & Education Foundation has raised more than $94.5 million at the Naples Winter Wine Festival since 2001 to create and expand charitable programs serving underprivileged and at-risk children in Collier County. The Naples Winter Wine Festival is the primary source of funds for NCEF. Wine Spectator magazine has ranked NWWF as the nation’s top charity wine auction since 2004. The festival is planned and executed by the trustees, foundation staff and hundreds of volunteers. The 2012 festival will take place Jan. 27 – 29 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples, a founding sponsor of the festival. Bob Clifford is a Trustee of The Naples Children & Education Foundation and co-chair of the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival.

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2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival Features Over 43 World-Renowned Chefs and Vintners - Bob Clifford
Drink a Wee Bit of Armagnac Every Day and Live Longer! - Becky Sue Epstein
Back From a 4,000 km. Gastronomic Research Trip in Spain with Michael Chiarello - Gerry Dawes
Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards "Prune A Row With The Dirtman" Event in Solvang January 14 - Louis Lucas