The San Francisco Fire Department suffered a tragic loss when Lt. Vincent Perez and Firefighter Paramedic Anthony Valerio lost their lives after battling a fire June 2, 2011. To honor the lives and heroism of these fallen officers, Cody and Summer Ross joined the team to Uncork for a Cause with the release of a very limited 2009 Cody Ross Napa Valley red wine, produced and bottled by Hill Family Estate.
The Ross’s and their special guests enjoyed a fabulous menu specially prepared by Executive Chef JW Foster and The Fairmont San Francisco’s award-winning kitchen, fine wines, and an auction featuring local and national sports and entertainment items, wine packages and travel opportunities. Cody’s wine was offered for sale and the cost included a personalized autograph.
Proceeds from the evening and sale of Cody’s wine benefited the families of these and other fallen officers through the Surviving Families Fund of San Francisco Firefighters Local 798, providing financial assistance to families of persons who have died while actively employed as firefighters in the United States. The special evening provided a unique opportunity to say thank you to those who sacrifice so much.
August 28, 2011 - The Fairmont Hotel - San Francisco, CA