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Wallet-Friendly Wine Challenge – Join the Search Party!

  • Date: Friday, November 17, 2023
  • Time: 7:00pm9:00pm
  • Location:First Parish Church in Weston, 349 Boston Post Road, Weston, MA 02493

Can YOU Find the Best Wine Under $30?!

Join the search party! Our Wallet-Friendly Wine Challenge was so successful that we are hosting another round. Last year we had eight competing wines at tasting stations, complementary hors d’oeuvres, and invited donations to a local kids charity. It was a HUGE hit.

Contestants will bring their favorite wine for under $30 (we’ve adjusted for inflation!), all attendees will sip, enjoy, and VOTE on their favorites, and the winner will go home with a special (slightly more pricey) bottle of wine and bragging rights (the ultimate prize). We will also be having a raffle for even nicer, definitely-over-$30 bottles of wine that have been donated by the wine aficionados among First Parish’s members and friends.

The raffle and all ticket donations will benefit Family Promise MetroWest, a local non-profit organization that provides emergency housing to homeless families and helps them to transition to a more permanent living situation. Click here to learn more about Family Promise.

A house wine (selected by Robert Jones!) and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Dress is festive casual. It’s a fun night that benefits a good cause and you won’t want to miss it. Game on to find the best bottle of wine under $30, just before the holidays.


We are requesting RSVPs if you plan to attend so we can plan appropriately for the appetizers and house wine (we don’t want to run out!). Email Robert Jones (, or click the button below) to let us know you’ll be joining us.

Please RSVP!


To Join as a Contestant in the Wine-Tasting Challenge:

Contact Robert Jones at to enter your favorite vintage in the competition! You will be asked to bring at least three (3) bottles of your favorite wine that retails (no special discounts or sales!) for $30 or less. (You must provide receipts proving how much was spent per bottle!) All those in attendance will taste the wines and vote for their favorite by written ballot.

To Attend the Tasting:

…ALL are welcome! The suggested donation is $25 per person (or more) for the event; all proceeds will benefit Family Promise MetroWest.


Questions? Contact Robert Jones at

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