Renowned chefs, sommeliers, mixologists and vintners unite to end childhood hunger in U.S.


HEALDSBURG, Calif. – March 28, 2019 – MacRostie Winery and Vineyards is proud to announce its partnership with Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry, one of the longest-running culinary event series committed to ending childhood hunger in the United States.

Taste of the Nation events feature a roster of celebrated chefs, mixologists, vintners and sommeliers serving up signature savory and sweet tastings and beverages, while attendees enjoy a fun night for a worthwhile cause. One hundred percent of proceeds benefit No Kid Hungry, a national campaign to end childhood hunger in America.

“Taste of the Nation has raised over $100 million since 1988—a testament to the generosity of both the culinary community and dedicated supporters like MacRostie,” says Jessie Niewold, director, Taste of the Nation. “Together, we can work towards ensuring that every child in the United States gets three nutritious meals a day.”

“The work Taste of the Nation has done in support of No Kid Hungry offers a blueprint for how our community can come together to make a real meaningful difference in people’s lives,” says MacRostie founder, Steve MacRostie. “We are honored to be a small part of this incredibly important mission.”

MacRostie will be bringing its acclaimed Sonoma wines to the following Taste of the Nation fundraising events in 2019:


San Francisco, March 28:

Washington, D.C., April 8:

Los Angeles, May 4:

Laguna Beach, May 5:

Houston, May 22:

Boston, June 4:

To access all of the events, visit:


About Taste of the Nation  

Every year, the country’s best chefs, sommeliers, vintners and mixologists join together with one goal in mind: end childhood hunger in America by supporting Taste of the Nation® for No Kid Hungry presented by Citi and Sysco®, national media sponsor Food Network, and national sponsor OpenTable. In more than 20 cities across the nation, guests of Taste of the Nation can sip and sample gourmet creations from each city’s premier culinary talent and participate in unique food, travel and lifestyle auctions – all while raising funds for No Kid Hungry, Share Our Strength’s campaign to end childhood hunger in America. Since 1988, Taste of the Nation has raised more than $100 million.


About No Kid Hungry

No child should go hungry in America. But 1 in 6 kids will face hunger this year. No Kid Hungry is ending childhood hunger through effective programs that provide kids with the food they need. This is a problem we know how to solve. No Kid Hungry is a campaign of Share Our Strength, an organization working to end hunger and poverty.


MacRostie Winery and Vineyards

Founded in 1987 by Sonoma County winemaking pioneer and Chardonnay and Pinot Noir specialist Steve MacRostie, MacRostie Winery and Vineyards has established itself as one of the Sonoma Coast’s defining wineries, and a leader in a bright, balanced and age-worthy style of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Using grapes farmed by legendary winegrowing families, including the Duttons, Sangiacomos and Martinellis, and from MacRostie’s own Wildcat Mountain and Thale’s Estate vineyards, MacRostie has assembled one of the Sonoma Coast’s most acclaimed and diverse vineyard programs. For more information, please visit

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