On Wednesday, August 9th at 6pm, Napa Valley’s Honig Vineyard and Winery will be gathering restaurants, vintners, athletes, officials and celebrities to raise money for Type 1 diabetes. This event is just one stop on an epic 70 day ride (10-week adventure) for Team Bike Beyond as they pedal their way from New York City to San Francisco to raise awareness for the non-profit diabetes organization called Beyond Type 1. Every penny raised at this extraordinary event is donated to research for a cure for Type 1 Diabetes.
Earlier that afternoon, before the event kicks off, the Napa Valley Sheriffs Department will meet the 20 riders on the Napa Country Line to escort them into the Napa Valley celebrating their achievements.
Some of the sponsors include Darioush Winery, Chuck Wagner from Caymus Vineyards, Nadalie USA Cooperage, St Helena Hospital, The Rudd Foundation, Trinchero Family Estates, The Winebow Group, Breakthru Beverages, Empire Merchants, Jelly Belly Company, American Ag Credit, Normacorc and others. 13 local restaurants will be hosting food stations: Brasswood Napa Valley, Brix Restaurant and Gardens, Harvest Table by Charlie Palmer, The Cliff Family’s Bruschetteria, Crisp Kitchen and Juice, Elaine Bell Catering, Kara’s Cupcakes, Heritage Eats, Model Bakery, Mustards Grill, Oakville Grocery,Prabh Indian Kitchen and Salute Sante. Wine will be provided by Honig Vineyard and Winery, Beran, C. Beck Winery, Dutch Henry, Jordan Estate, Luna Vineyards, St. Supery Estate, Schramsberg, Vineyard 29, Volker Eisle Family Estates, with cocktails from Charbay Distillery and beer from Mad Fritz .
Music for the event will be provided by Groovetronix Productions and equipment and design is provided by Bright Party Rentals.