Rattan Wine Walk Raises Funds for Local Montessori School

Photo Credit: Lindsay Kammerzelt Photography

Photo Credit: Lindsay Kammerzelt Photography

Over the weekend, a major fundraiser was held at Estate Belvedere on St. Croix’s north shore benefiting Rattan Montessori School.  Rattan Wine Walk is an annual event featuring wine (obviously!), local cuisine and entertainment.  Watch the Estate Belvedere Facebook page for the date and details of next year’s event.

Rattan Wine Walk At-A-Glance

Date: Saturday, March 5 (annual)

Location: Estate Belvedere (St. Croix’s north shore)

Site details: Historic ruins and restored sugar mill

Beneficiary: Rattan Montessori School

Beverages: Bellow International (also offering wholesale wine sales on-site)

Sommelier: Patrick Kralik (owner / general manager of balter restaurant)

Entertainment: Live music by Marisol and Friends

Participating Restaurants:

  • Blue Water Terrace
  • Cafe Christine
  • The Bistro
  • Umami Catering
  • Un Amore
  • Wok dis Way

Silent Auction Prizes Donated by:

  • 340 Cross Fit
  • 40 Strand Eatery
  • Artist Barbara Gelardi
  • Artist Briana Casale Cox
  • asha (clothing)
  • Benny’s Towing
  • Big Beard’s Adventure Tours
  • Bohlke International Airways
  • Bon Bagay Sailing
  • Bottles Reimagined
  • cafe fresco
  • Cape Air
  • Chandra’s Pet Salon
  • CommuniChi Central (acupuncture)
  • Cottages by the Sea
  • Dive Experience
  • Equus (horseback riding)
  • Freedom City Surf Shop
  • galangal (restaurant)
  • from the gecko boutique
  • Home Depot
  • Island Therapy Solutions
  • Jan Mitchell Studio
  • Jewelweed
  • Joyia Inspirational Jewelry
  • KieKai Aquatics (swim lessons)
  • Lyric Sails
  • Panache Jewelers
  • Rum Runners (restaurant)
  • Savant (restaurant)
  • Sea Thru Kayak
  • St. Croix Ultimate Bluewater Adventures (SCUBA)
  • Stone Bodyworks
  • Sugar Mill Veterinary Center
  • The Bombay Club
  • The Buccaneer Resort
  • The Palms at Pelican Cove (hotel)
  • The Pickled Greek (restaurant)

Chris and Kerri Hanley love their wine, but even more so like to support St. Croix students.  If you want to live in a small, island community where people are eager to help each other, The Hanley’s can help you find an ideal home or condo on-island.  As a top broker on St. Croix, Chris is the authority on Virgin Islands real estate.  Contact them today and download their free guide the 10 Best Reasons for Living on St. Croix.