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The Portuguese-American Leadership Council of the United States

Established 1991

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The Online Newsletter of PALCUS 

Wine & Cheese Portuguese-American Style!  


PALCUS and the Consul General of Portugal in San Francisco invite you to attend the first ever,


Portuguese-American Wine and Cheese Tasting


Portugal is well known for its high quality wines and delicious cheeses, and many Portuguese-Americans have brought those wine- and cheese-making traditions to the U.S.  This event will highlight Portuguese-American wineries and cheese makers and their products, while at the same time raising funds for scholarships for Portuguese-American students.  We invite you to join us for this open house event to support your fellow Portuguese-Americans business-owners and students!


Consul General in SF Date: Saturday, September 14, 2013

Time: 5pm - 9pm

Cost: $35 per person


Location: Residence of the Consul General of Portugal

3298 Washington Street, San Francisco

Valet parking provided


Participating wineries and cheese companies include:


Coelho Winery - Amity, OR             Achadinha Cheese Company - Petaluma, CA      

Lusu Cellars - Antioch, CA              Dairy Goddess - Lemoore, CA

Mais Fica - Placerville, CA              

Morey Cellars - Napa, CA                              

St. Jorge Winery - Acampo, CA


Each attendee will receive a wine glass with a handmade wine glass charm made by A Minha Arte Portuguesa


Chef Jason Santos will provide appetizers from his kitchen at Café Lucia in Healdsburg, CA and from Manuel Azevedo's LaSalette Restaurant in Sonoma, CA. 


Proceeds from this event will support the PALCUS National Scholarship Fund.


Space is limited to 60 attendees, advance purchase of tickets is recommended to reserve your spot.  Click here to purchase tickets online.


la salette coelho Morey Cellars      st jorge  mais fica  lusu cellars 


achadinha     dairy goddess

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PALCUS Mission

In order to create a singular voice to advocate  for the Portuguese American and Luso-American communities at large, the Portuguese American Leadership Council of the United States Inc. (PALCUS) was founded in 1991  as a 501 © 3 non partisan, non profit, organization headquartered in Washington D.C.
The PALCUS mission is to address domestic and international concerns of the  Portuguese American Community.
The Council conducts an expanding program of educational and public affairs activities on issues of interest to the Portuguese American community and of salience to the Luso-American Relationship.
PALCUS is committed to serving the community through increasingly active government relations efforts, the promotion of a greater awareness of ethnic accomplishments and encouraging stronger ties between Portugal and the United States. In this role PALCUS advance the community professionally, politically and culturally while working to ensure that issues directly affecting our community are addressed through our network of government and community leaders.

PALCUS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization incorporated under the laws of the District of Columbia.  Donations are tax deductible to extent allowed by law.