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Seventh Annual Aged To Perfection Gala To Attract Wine Lovers of San Francisco

April 16, 2008

Washington, D.C.—The not-for-profit Alliance for Aging Research will host its Seventh Annual Aged to Perfection wine tasting gala and auction to benefit medical research targeted to improving the quality of life for older Americans.

Leading Bay Area chefs, Hubert Keller of Fleur de Lys, Laurent Manrique of Aqua, and Xavier Salomon of the Ritz Carlton in Half Moon Bay, will pair culinary delights with some of the world’s best wines. G. Steven Burrill, CEO of Burrill & Company, will receive the Alan Cranston Living Legend Award. Steve is one of the original architects of the biotech industry and a committed advocate for regenerative medicine and aging research, which are core to the Alliance’s mission. 

  • Who:
    Alliance for Aging Research, top Bay Area chefs and G. Steven Burrill, Alan Cranston Award recipient 
  • What:
    Wine tasting gala and auction to benefit Alliance for Aging Research’s efforts to stimulate breakthrough research in support of prevention, cures and more effective treatments for age-related diseases such as Alzheimer’s, osteoporosis, diabetes, cancer, Parkinson’s and stroke.
  • When:
    Thursday, May 1, 2008
    Tasting at 6:00 p.m.
    Award presentation followed by Auction at 7:30 p.m. 
  • Where:
    Presidio Officers’ Club
    50 Moraga Avenue
    San Francisco

Founded in 1986, the Alliance for Aging Research is a nonprofit, independent organization dedicated to supporting and accelerating the pace of medical discoveries to vastly improve the universal human experience of aging. The Alliance combines the interests of top scientists, public officials, business executives and foundation and academic leaders to promote a greater national investment in research and new technologies that will prepare our nation for the coming Senior Boom, and improve the quality of life for older Americans.

Contact: Joan Hurwitz
202-293-2856, ext. 130

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