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Global Forum: A Taste of Napa, Sonoma, and Rockpile
IN-PERSON Wine Tasting

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Time Zone: America/Chicago
Local Time: Wednesday, September 8, 2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

A Taste of Napa, Sonoma, and Rockpile

Global Forum members are invited to an exclusive HALL Wines tasting event at HALL Arts Hotel Dallas, owned by this year’s H. Neil Mallon Award honorees Craig and Kathryn Hall. Guests will sample a selection of five award-winning California wines - an exquisite mix of whites and reds - accompanied by an assorted charcuterie board. HALL Arts Hotel has a reputation for tasteful design at the intersection of luxury and dynamism, showcasing one-of-a-kind art-filled spaces and providing the perfect location to enjoy artisan-crafted wines intended to “celebrate life and inspire the senses.”

Get an early taste of the wines that will be served at this year’s Mallon Award Dinner on October 29.

Moderators (tentative): Craig and Kathryn Hall, 2021 Mallon Award honorees

Craig Hall founded HALL Group in 1968 at the age of 18. Today, he continues to sit at the firm’s helm as chairman and founder. Early on, he felt called to philanthropy and formed what would become The Craig and Kathryn Hall Foundation in 1977. Hall is a fervent supporter of community development through his engagement with new entrepreneurs and starts-ups. He is a New York Times bestselling author of six books and sits on the boards of numerous organizations. Hall is the recipient of multiple awards for his business accomplishments and philanthropic contributions at home and abroad.

Kathryn Hall is a businesswoman, attorney, activist, and former U.S. Ambassador to Austria (1997-2001). Her accomplished career includes roles as assistant city attorney, spearheading an affirmative action program, and acting as proprietor of her family’s California vineyard, WALT Wines. Since 2003, she has also served with Craig as co-proprietor of HALL Wines. Her passion for humanitarian work is evident through her many years of serving on nonprofit and institutional boards, as well as her philanthropic endeavors. She holds a B.A. in economics from the University of California, Berkeley, a joint M.B.A. from U.C. Berkeley and Columbia University, and a J.D. from Hastings College of Law at the University of California.

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Sponsored by Ray and Deanne Termini

Global Forum Sponsor

Location: HALL Arts Hotel
1717 Leonard St.
Dallas, TX 75201
Fees: Complimentary
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