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Published on January 02, 2014

Annual Wine Tasting Event Benefits Genetic Counseling Program at Concord Hospital Breast Care Center

Wine Tasting event logo and wine bottle and glassThanks to the collaborative efforts of Concord Hospital, New Hampshire Oncology-Hematology, PA (NHOH) and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, cancer patients have access to genetic counseling and testing at Concord Hospital Breast Care Center. The program is led by national and local experts and enables cancer patients to learn if they are at high-risk of developing cancer. Early identification allows patients the opportunity to work with their healthcare providers and take proper steps for risk reduction and increased surveillance.

By attending the Annual Wine Tasting event, the community has a chance to make a difference in the lives of their family, friends and neighbors while supporting Concord Hospital’s Genetic Counseling Program. This event takes place Friday, February 7 at The Courtyard by Marriott Grappone Conference Center in Concord. General admission is from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., V.I.P. admission is from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. and new this year is Grape Expectations, a wine glass tasting from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

V.I.P admission includes the opportunity to sample high-end wines, entrance to the Heart of the Grape wine tasting main event, a chance at an exclusive V.I.P. only raffle prize and your own Riedel wine glass. Grape Expectations admission includes the opportunity to meet with a Riedel representative who will demonstrate the relationship between the shape of the glass and our perception and enjoyment of wine. Grape Expectations participants will bring home four Riedel tasting glasses valued at $118. Limited tickets are being sold.

The benefit hosted by The Courtyard by Marriott and Martignetti Companies of New Hampshire offers guests the opportunity to learn about and experience some of the most prestigious and respected wines from prominent wineries throughout the world all while enjoying the music being performed by Lakes Region Big Band.

General admission tickets are available for $35 per person, V.I.P. tickets are $75 per person and Grape Expectations tickets are $100 per person. Tickets may be purchased online at by clicking on the Heart of the Grape logo. A limited number of tickets are available and advanced reservations are recommended. To purchase tickets offline, call Concord Hospital Trust-Office of Philanthropy at (603) 225-2711, ext. 3076.

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