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Wine Tasting at Smoke "The Restaurant" to Benefit Special OlympicsTexas
Special Olympics Texas (SOTX)

November, 2016

The San Antonio community will socialize and sample elegant wines and some of the city’s best barbecue, while enjoying musical entertainment from Mario Flores at the first-ever San Antonio Wine Tasting on Sunday, Dec. 4 from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Smoke “The Restaurant”,1170 East Commerce. Proceeds from the event will support nearly 10,400 Special Olympics Texas athletes in the San Antonio area.

Attendees will be able to taste a variety of elegant red, white and pinot noir wines. There will be a station for each wine flavor, as well as two stations offering an assortment of hors d’oeuvres to enjoy.

In 2007, Mario Flores formed The Soda Creek Band in Helotes, Texas. He and the band currently play all across the state of Texas. In August 2010, Mario released his first full length CD "Fighting the Fool" featuring some of Texas finest musicians and songwriters.   He followed that up in August 2012 with his sophomore CD "I Didn't Pick this Life" which has seen great results on the Texas charts.   He earned his first No. 1 with "Got a Bad Feeling."

Tickets can be purchased online for $50 per person at Tickets may also be purchased at the door on the day of the event or by calling the San Antonio-area Special Olympics Texas office at 210.530.9898.

For more information, contact Anna Twitty ( at 210.530.9898.


About Special Olympics Texas
Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) is a privately funded non-profit organization that changes lives through the power of sport by encouraging and empowering people with intellectual disabilities, promoting acceptance for all, and fostering communities of understanding and respect.  SOTX provides continuing opportunities for more than 55,200 children and adults with intellectual disabilities throughout the Lone Star State to realize their potential, develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy and friendship.  To learn more, visit or call 800.876.5646.  Engage with us on: Twitter; Visit the SOTX-San Antonio Area Facebook page at



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