taste of finer things

Wednesday, may 8, 2024
6:00 – 9:00pm
Harrison’s harbor watch
ocean city inlet

Join Us For An Evening Of Live Entertainment With A Pairing Of Fine Wines And Delectable Food From Our Local Restaurants

Taste of Finer Things is our annual signature event featuring fine wine and delectable food pairings from local restaurants. This wonderful evening is a chance for lovers of food and wine to sample some of the best that the area has to offer. This year’s event will be Wednesday, May 8th at Harrison’s Harbor Watch, 6 – 9 pm. Reservations for this sell out event are $125/person and includes open bar, wine & food pairings with a beautiful view of the Ocean City Inlet.

The Macky & Pam Stansell House of Coastal Hospice is a state-of-the-art hospice residence and community outreach center in Berlin that offers beds for terminally ill patients, palliative care, counseling, grief support, and community wellness programs. Founded in 1980, Coastal Hospice is a nonprofit health care organization that cares for individuals facing life-limiting conditions but who want to remain as active and engaged as possible. Coastal Hospice cares for patients in their home, nursing home, assisted living facility, Coastal Hospice at the Lake or the Macky & Pam Stansell House. The organization serves Wicomico, Worcester, Dorchester and Somerset counties.

Sponsorship Opportunities


Sommelier ($2,500): Reserved Table & Reservations for 8 to Taste of Finer Things event, Featured Program Listing*, Featured social media marketing post, Listing in all publicity in advance of and at the event

Decanter ($1,000): 4 Reservations to Taste of Finer Things event, Program Listing*, Social media marketing post, Listing in all publicity in advance of and at the event

Aromatic ($500): 2 Reservations to Taste of Finer Things event, Program Listing*, Listing in all publicity in advance of and at the event

Rustic ($250): Program Listing*, Listing in all publicity in advance of and at the event 

Friends of Coastal Hospice: Donors who are unable to attend the event

Thank you to our Participating Sponsors &

The Amazing Menu & Wine Pairings

Atlantic hotel

Fennel Seared Rack of New Zealand Lamb w a balsamic drizzle. A variety of Fresh & Marinated Vegetables

Terrazas Alto Malbec

candy kitchen shoppes

Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate  –  Skyside Cabernet

crabs to go

Miniature Crab Balls served with Tartar Sauce  –  Terrazas Reserva Chardonnay

Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail – Peeled and Deveined, served with Cocktail Sauce  –  Chandon Garden Spritz

macky’s bayside bar & grill

Mini Big Pig – BBQ Pulled Pork, Bacon, Crispy Onions, Pickles, and Coleslaw served on a Potato Roll

Terrazas Alto Malbec

oc wasabi

Sushi Bar – Assorted Sushi Rolls – Chandon Garden Spritz

poseidon’s pub at ocean downs

Crab Arancini Served with a Red Pepper Coulis – Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc


Bumbleberry Bruschetta on Baguettes  –  Chandon Garden Spritz

Seacrets Smoked Jerked Wings  –  Whispering Angel Rosé

sello’s italian oven

Tuscan Truffle – Goat, Marscapone & Parmesan Cheese, Dried Fig, Prosciutto, and Garlic Rolled in Toasted Pine Nuts

Skyside Cabernet

sunset grille

Seared Ahi Tuna, Spicy Seaweed Salad and Pickled Ginger  –  Whispering Angel Rosé

taste events / off the hook

Smoked Fish Dip, Chow Chow, Pickled Onion, Parmesan Crisp  –  Chandon Garden Spritz

touch of italy

Polpette Della Mamma – Hand Rolled Veal, Pork & Beef Meatballs, topped with Tomato Sauce & Fresh Ricotta

Skyside Cabernet

Wockenfuss candies

Chocolate Covered Strawberries  –  Terrazas Reserva Chardonnay

Open Bar – In Addition to Wines:  Bulleit Bourbon | Capt. Morgan | Casamigos | Crown Royal Peach | Ketel One | Tanqueray

Coors Light | Miller Lite | Heineken Silver

Thank You to our 2023 Sponsors



Gary Dorsch – in memory of Stacy Dorsch

The Gudelsky Group of Companies

Micky Fins | Sunset Grille | OC Fishing Center | Sunset Marina | Atlantic Tackle | Teasers Dockside Bar
Sunset Provisions | OC Fishermans Center

Jake Mitrecic, Tricia Purcell & Burn Wood Fired Pizza

Northern Building Restoration

Seagull Disposal

Dirk & Gayle Widdowson

Peter Ayers Wimbrow, III and Judy Ann Whalen



American Legion Dorchester Post # 91

American Legion Synepuxent Post #166

Billy & Maddy Carder

Cato Gas & Oil, Inc.

Craig’s Drug Store

Eastside Memorial VFW Post #2996

Esham Family Properties

Fager’s Island, Ltd.

Palmer & Sandy Gillis

Richard A. Henson Foundation

Tom & Beth Hershey

Fifi Hiotis-Blackburn

Holloway Funeral Home

JoAnne Q. Jackson

Kuhn’s Jewelers

Ocean City Elks Lodge #2645

Personal Wellness Center

Salisbury Elks Lodge #817

Shore United Bank

Sysco Eastern Maryland



American Legion Post #16

Atlantic General Hospital

Ed & Diana Barber

Bayside Skillet

Charles Brown Glass Company

Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

Sally H. Dowling, M.D.

Steve & Donna Farrow

Flag Publications

Dr. Carolyn & Mr. William Johnston

Dr. Lee Klepper & Jennifer Klepper

Art Little & Barbara Tymkiw

Long Life Treated Wood

Montgomery Financial Services

Peninsula Imaging, LLC.

Jim & Jan Perdue

Pocomoke City Elks

Mike & Nour Ramadan

Sea Quest Fashions

Heather Stansbury & Paul Veprek

John & Trudy Steffey

The Bank of Delmarva



Michael & Joanna Abercrombie

Jeff & Jamie Albright

Jeff Sherr – Apple Discount Drugs

AWB Engineers

Byron & Anne Braniff

Bill & Trudy Day

Terry & Janet Hough


Pat & Ed Klopp

Paula & Franklin Lynch

Judy Schoellkopf – Old Pro Golf

Shore Distributors

Todge & Cynthia Spieczny

Taylor Bank

The Hobbit Restaurant

George & Emily Tunis

Tom & Terri Westcott


friends of coastal hospice

Laurie & Jon Andes

Shirley Aydelotte

Virginia Barrett

Joanne M. Breedlove

Newt & Sharon Chandler

Carlyn Crout & Clive Walker

Jacqueline C. DeGroft

Sheila Ernest

Dr. Kathleen Geipe & Les Chandler

Henry & Dara Hanna


friends of coastal hospice

Hiat’s Grill

Alberta Harrison

Kristine Hudson

Glenn Irwin

Daniel & Barbara Long

Linda & John McCurry

Howard M. Phoebus

Frank & Madelyn Pettolina

Bob & Sandy Reifsnyder

Ione Salzman

Tony & Billye Sarbanes

Jim & Joan Schneider

John & Karen Talbott

Trax Deli



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