LIVERMORE, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 5, 2013) - Dec. 15 marks National Cupcake Day, a celebration dedicated to America's favorite sweet treat. In honor of the occasion, Cupcake Vineyards is returning to New York City to celebrate in style on Dec. 13 and 14. From hosting wine tastings throughout the city and handing out goodies from its "Cupcake Truck," to making a donation to local anti-hunger organization City Harvest, Cupcake Vineyards is taking over the Big Apple. Whether you enjoy the rich, chocolate flavor of red velvet or prefer the classic taste of vanilla, there is sure to be a "Cupcake" for you during this celebration.

Leading up to National Cupcake Day, Cupcake Vineyards will park its Cupcake Truck throughout the city and at select New York City retailers to provide loyal Cupcake fans with the ultimate experience. Stop by the truck for a delicious afternoon including delectable cupcakes that will be paired with tastings of favorite Cupcake Vineyards wines at select locations. Cupcake Truck Tour stops in New York City include:

  • Friday, Dec. 13 from 11-2 p.m. | Midtown intersection near Bryant Park
    42nd between 5th and 6th
  • Friday, Dec. 13 from 4-7 p.m. | Yorkshire Wine & Spirits
    1646 1st Ave
  • Saturday, Dec. 14 from noon-3 p.m. | Whole Foods Wine
    808 Columbus Ave
  • Saturday, Dec. 14 from 5-8 p.m. | PJ's Wine & Liquor
    4898 Broadway

As a special part of this year's festivities, Cupcake Vineyards will donate $10,000 to City Harvest, the world's first food rescue organization dedicated to feeding New York City's hungry men, women and children.

"We are excited to celebrate National Cupcake Day with City Harvest as they continue their work to fight hunger in New York City," said Carolyn Lescher of Cupcake Vineyards. "We love celebrating all things delicious at Cupcake and believe that everyone deserves to 'live deliciously' making National Cupcake Day the perfect day to celebrate while giving back."

"We are thrilled to be partnering with Cupcake Vineyards for this sweet celebration," said Kyle Clifford, Associate Director of Corporate Partnerships at City Harvest. "It would not be possible for City Harvest to feed our hungry neighbors without the support of companies like Cupcake Vineyards. We encourage all New Yorkers to get out and celebrate National Cupcake Day the weekend of Dec. 13!"

For additional retail locations in New York City that will be hosting Cupcake Vineyards tastings, visit:

For those not in New York City, Cupcake Vineyards invites you to indulge your sweet tooth with its diverse portfolio of wines. Additionally, Cupcake's Truck Tour will be back on the road in 2014 encouraging wine lovers across America to "live deliciously." Be sure to check for additional information.

About Cupcake Vineyards
Based in Livermore, California, Cupcake Vineyards offers an extensive, international portfolio of wines that are perfect for celebrating any occasion. The Cupcake team handcrafts its wines with care and attention to detail from preeminent vineyards on California's Central Coast, and also travels the world to source grapes from the most important global wine growing regions including Marlborough, New Zealand; Mendoza, Argentina; Prosecco, Trentino and Asti, Italy; Barossa Valley, Australia; and Mosel Valley, Germany. America's number one premium wine by volume, Cupcake wines have a unique style with a signature creaminess and layers of delicious flavors that enable everyone to "Live Deliciously." For more information about Cupcake Vineyards, visit Cupcake's website at or follow Cupcake on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram or YouTube.

About City Harvest
Now serving New York City for more than 30 years, City Harvest ( is the world's first food rescue organization, dedicated to feeding the city's hungry men, women, and children. This year, City Harvest will collect 46 million pounds of excess food from all segments of the food industry, including restaurants, grocers, corporate cafeterias, manufacturers, and farms. This food is then delivered free of charge to some 400 community food programs throughout New York City by a fleet of trucks and bikes. City Harvest helps feed the more than one million New Yorkers that face hunger each year.

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