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THE MOST FUN YOU’LL EVER HAVE MAKING SONOMA COUNTY EVEN BETTER.

September 4th 12:30pm TO 7:00pm
Chateau St. Jean, Kenwood
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    Chateau St. Jean
    8555 Sonoma Highway, Kenwood, CA 95452

    Event parking is located just down the street from Chateau St. Jean at 7425 Los Guilicos Rd. Santa Rosa, CA.

    Shuttles will be avaialble to bring you to the event and shuttles will be available to transport you back to the parking lot at any time throughout the duration of the auction.

     

About

The Sonoma Harvest Wine Auction is Sonoma Wine Country Weekend’s finale event, but it’s really just the beginning. Recognized by wine aficionados as an elegant evening with luxurious lots and mingling with the superstars of Sonoma County, the Sonoma Harvest Wine Auction makes an impact on our community all year long by raising much-needed funding for local charities.

This year’s theme, From Sonoma to Marrakesh, promises an unforgettable event where you’ll discover, and have the chance to bid on, an unbelievable array of lavish, luxurious and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. It’s all up for grabs as you dine on dishes expertly crafted from Sonoma County’s freshest ingredients, sip spectacular wines and immerse yourself in the sophistication of a prestigious wine country celebration.

Named the Number Three Charitable Wine Auction by Wine Spectator, Sonoma Harvest Wine Auction is as much fun as you can have while contributing to local causes. We look forward to hosting you at this extraordinary charitable event, and continuing the tradition of giving back to our community.

Click here to view the 2016 Auction Catalog.

TABLE HOST LISTINGS

  • Auteur Wines

    As a winemaker-driven brand, our focus and passion at AUTEUR is to create profound, pure and classic wines embodying each varietal’s masculine and feminine characteristics. To achieve this balance, we meticulously farm exceptional and unique vineyards in cool microclimates of coastal California and Oregon.

     

     

    Auction Lot 25 - Auteur Wines

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    From Sonoma to Scotland: A Golfer’s Dream Getaway to St. Andrews Links

     Your seven-day, six-night adventure for six begins with a round played with Auteur Winemaker and Proprietor Kenneth Juhasz at The Fairmont St. Andrews Torrance course.

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  • B.R. Cohn

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    B.R. Cohn Winery is located in Glen Ellen, 10 minutes outside of the town of Sonoma and just one hour north of San Francisco. The house where our tasting room is located was built in 1920 and has been carefully preserved to keep its casual and comfortable, old Sonoma ranch environment.

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    This cellar-enhancing auction lot features 10 vintages of magnums across four decades, including inimitable wines handcrafted by Turley and Edwards. You’ll also join Bruce Cohn for a private, multi-course dinner for 10 paired with a never-before, never-again collection of B.R. Cohn library wines.

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  • Balletto Vineyards

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    Balance and elegance are the two qualities the winemakers aim for at Balletto Vineyards. They make it this way because the wines they love most are ones that compliment a meal, as well as, change and evolve in the glass throughout dinner.

  • Beltane Ranch

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    Beltane Ranch owns and sustainably farms 29 acres of vineyards in the heart of Sonoma Valley. Originally part of pioneer viticulturalist John Drummond’s Ranch, the vineyards were first planted in the 1870’s with cuttings from Bordeaux. In 2010, Beltane Ranch released their first wine after years of supplying award winning grapes to top notch wineries.

  • Bennett Valley Cellars


    Bennett Valley Cellars began its journey from dream to reality some 60 years ago in the vineyards of the Veneto region in Italy. Nestled in the pristine Bennett Valley AVA, Bennett Valley Cellars farms 40 acres of Estate Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. The proprietors of Bennett Valley Cellars believe that making wine requires profound respect for the entire process-from vineyard to bottle.

  • Benovia Winery

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    What makes Benovia different is not that they make wine — or even that they make really exceptional wine. What makes Benovia special is the family of people who eat, drink and breathe a passion for making something special.Benovia Winery harvests grapes from estate vineyards that span more than 71 planted acres in three distinctive locations across the Russian River Valley AVA, Sonoma Coast AVA, and Sonoma County AVA.

     

    Auction Lot 23 - Benovia Winery

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    Set Sail in Luxury on Nantucket to Newport Superyacht Adventure

    Bon voyage! You’re off on an intimate cruise for three couples on the breathtaking Bella Una, a 127-foot Burger M/Y, tri-deck luxury superyacht owned by Benovia Proprietors Joe Anderson and Mary Dewane.

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  • Benziger Family Winery

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    At Benziger, we’re about three things: family, great wine and healthy vineyards. For more than thirty years, we’ve farmed our ranch on Sonoma Mountain and searched Sonoma County for the most distinctive and expressive vineyards. Once found, we tend these sites using certified Biodynamic, organic and sustainable farming methods. The result is a portfolio of authentic and memorable wines.

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    Luxury Outdoor Escape to the “Land of the Long, White Cloud

    You’ve never seen New Zealand like this! Benziger Family Winery has created a six-day, five-night expedition for four to this fantasy island that features an array of outdoor adventures unlike anything you’ve ever experienced.

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  • Buena Vista Winery

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    Buena Vista Winery

    Founded in 1857, Buena Vista Winery is California’s first premium winery, and its history is as colorful as it is proud. Today, the legend is being reborn under Jean-Charles Boisset. Buena Vista Wines are the finest expression of true varietal character, with great acidity, balance, and structure.

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    Lot Preview: Lot 10

    Two Nights of Hollywood Glamour: VIP Golden Globes Party and a Private Film Screening

    Get ready to go glam! The fortunate winner of this one-of-a-kind experience will be a VIP at Hollywood’s ultimate soirée—the Weinstein Company’s famed Golden Globes After-Party—with host Jean-Charles Boisset, Weinstein President David Glasser and three guests of your choosing.

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  • Chateau St. Jean

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    Chateau St. Jean, with its gracious style, elegant architecture and inviting gardens and tasting rooms, is the quintessential Sonoma winery. The winemaking estate is located at the foot of Sugarloaf Ridge in the Sonoma Valley near Kenwood, California. Founded in 1973, Chateau St. Jean has long been recognized as a leader in Vineyard Designated wines. Winemaker Margo Van Staaveren uses her 30 years of vineyard and winemaking expertise with Chateau St. Jean to highlight the best of each vineyard in the wines.

     

    Auction lot 16 - Chateau St. Jean

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    Swingin’ at Greg Norman’s Franklin Templeton Shootout in Naples, Florida

    Get “clubby” with the world’s most renowned golfers at Greg Norman’s signature event, the prestigious Franklin Templeton Shootout, December 7-10, 2016 at the Tiburon Golf Club and The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, Florida.

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  • Cline Cellars

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    Cline Cellars, a family-owned vineyard and winery in the beautiful Carneros region of Sonoma County, California. The family business is situated on a historic 350-acre estate where they sustainably farm and craft Single Vineyard, Sonoma County, Ancient Vine and California wines.

     

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    Lot Preview: Lot 24

    California Dream Getaway with Cline Family Cellars

    From the abundance of Sonoma to the spectacular scenery of Carmel, four guests will escape to two of California’s most beautiful and historical towns!

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  • Duckhorn Vineyards / MIGRATION

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    Co-founded by Dan and Margaret Duckhorn in 1976, Duckhorn Vineyards has spent more than 30 years establishing itself as one of North America’s premier producers of Bordeaux varietal wines. Duckhorn Wine Company’s Migration has earned acclaim for a refined and compelling style of winemaking that seamlessly balances vibrancy and finesse which can be seen in their Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

  • DuMOL Winery

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    The patient winemaking skills and deft hand of our own Andy Smith continues to amaze and evolve to new heights with each ensuing year. The DuMOL “high density” Estate Vineyards bore its first fruit for the 2007 vintage with the expected promise, that it has since fulfilled, to become the centerpiece of our finest efforts and our winery was built and operational just in time for the 2008 harvest. This state-of-the-art, small lot pure winemaking facility was the final piece of the DuMOL puzzle and has allowed us to further refine our techniques to fully express the aromas, flavors and textures of the unique and compelling vineyard sites we are fortunate to work with.

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    The Ultimate Wine Country Luxury Experience

    Escape to the heart of Sonoma Wine Country, where six guests will enjoy a five-day, four-night stay at the breathtaking DuMOL Estate surrounded by the stunning Flax Vineyard Estate in the heart of the Russian River Valley.

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  • Dutton-Goldfield Winery

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    Dutton-Goldfield Winery began with a handshake in a vineyard in 1998, when longtime colleagues and friends Steve Dutton and Dan Goldfield recognized a shared vision between them—to craft wines that express the personalities of their cool-climate vineyards, and which they’d enjoy drinking at their own dinner tables. The Wines reflect this spectacular part of Northern California where the grapes are grown, the superb quality of fruit from perfectly placed and planted vineyards, and the work of an appreciative winemaker.

  • Foley Family Wines

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    Foley Family Wines is committed to producing, marketing and distributing handmade, highly individualistic wines from some of the world’s greatest vineyards. Each of their wineries is a distinct, autonomous entity with its own identity, style, vineyard sites, techniques, personnel, varietal mix and category segment. Every wine in their portfolio is honest, unique and delicious.

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    Lot Preview: Lot 28

    Take Flight with Foley: From Stunning Sonoma County to Magnificent Montana

    Fly away to ultra-exclusive Foley properties in Sonoma County and Montana with luxury flights provided by XOJET

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  • Francis Ford Coppola Winery

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    In keeping with the Coppola family promise to make every visit to the winery memorable and unique, they’ve created the Francis Coppola Reserve label—limited production wines that showcase distinctive vineyards from Sonoma’s renowned appellations. Their Director of Winemaking, Corey Beck, hand-selects exceptional lots of fruit from these prestigious vineyards for crafting small-batch wines exclusively for winery guests, Wine Family members and those who shop with us online. Each lot is crushed, fermented, and aged separately through the final blending stage to ensure the finished wine is worthy of the ‘Reserve’ title.

  • Gallo Family Winery

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    Gallo Family Winery

    The Gallo Family has been farming in Sonoma County forever….join Gina and Matt Gallo for a fun filled afternoon of wine, food and great friends.

     

  • GlenLyon Vineyards & Winery

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    GlenLyon Vineyards & Winery is a mini-boutique, family-owned, Scottish-themed, Mom and Pop winery that specializes in high-end vineyard-designated small lots of wine. They do it all themselves: from the growing and farming of their 4,631 hand-planted grapevines to the making and marketing of their much-less-than-a-thousand cases of wine.

  • Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards

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    Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards

    The Gloria Ferrer winemaking team’s quest for perfection takes them to Champagne where they manage to acquire Pinot Noir and Chardonnay clones. Gloria Ferrer is not only the first sparkling wine house in Sonoma Carneros, but also the first to plant Champagne clones and the first to plant in Carneros. Almost thirty years later, with 335 acres under vine, the estate vineyards at Gloria Ferrer produce Pinot Noir and Chardonnay that rival some of the world’s finest.

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    Lot Preview: Lot 11

    Sparkling Barcelona with the Ferrer Family

    Discover the reasons why Barcelona, Spain is now one of the top three European
    cities chosen by world travelers for exotic, flavorful and unforgettable vacations.

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  • Idell Family Vineyards/Keller Estate

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    Enterprise Vineyards grows premium wine grapes that show the vibrancy and individuality of terroir by using organic and biodynamic farming methods. Thirty five years ago, Phil Coturri set out to prove that organic grapes simply make better wines. Beyond the health and environmental benefits, organic farming allows the terroir of the vineyard to shine. Winery Sixteen 600 is Phil Coturri’s vision of wine from the vineyard to the wineglass.

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    Idell Family Vineyards craft world-class wines made from classic grape varieties. Their grapes are farmed in Sonoma Valley, in keeping with the highest environmental standards. Their brand has a unique winemaking approach that is greatly evident in every finished product.

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    Keller Estate

    Discover their passion for making gorgeous wines from their family’s vineyards. Wine is a journey, and they hope that you’ll join them as they celebrate 25 years of caring for their property, growing exceptional grapes, and setting the foundation for the most iconic region of the Sonoma Coast: the Petaluma Gap.

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    A Sensory Immersion into Sonoma County Wine Country Living

    Raise your paddle high! This lot is a Sonoma wine country experience unlike
    any other. You and your five lucky guests will be invited to a very special annual Chardonnay experience at Idell Family Vineyards!

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  • Inman Family Wines

    Inman Family Wines places their focus on small lots of wine made from impeccably grown grapes in Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley and Sonoma Coast. Their passion is two-fold: elegant Pinot Noir and the beautiful Russian River Valley. The estate vineyard is organically farmed and they encourage sustainable practices in the vineyards of those who supply grapes.

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    The In-Depth Inman Experience

    This immersive wine experience is perfectly designed for the bidder who wants to learn about the winemaking process from a Sonoma County master. Your three- night stay for four guests at the Vintner’s Inn, located in the heart of Russian River Valley, is highlighted by an exclusive experience that offers you an inside look at the day in the life of renowned winemaker Kathleen Inman.

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  • Jackson Family Wines

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    In addition to handcrafting fine wines from some of the world’s most acclaimed regions, the family’s other passions include a commitment to sustainability, giving back to their communities, and thoroughbred horses. Whether their focus on responsible farming and vineyard management, engaging in philanthropy that has a positive impact where they live and do business, or world-class horse breeding and training, they believe that love and hard work can accomplish great things.

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    A Perfect Evening with Perfect Wines

    Indulge in an unforgettable dining experience at Vérité, located in the picturesque Chalk Hill appellation in Sonoma County.

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  • Jordan Vineyard & Winery

    Jordan Estate is nestled in the Alexander Valley of Sonoma County, where the iconic Jordan Winery Chateau overlooks nearly 1,200 acres of rolling hills and vineyards dedicated to agriculture, hospitality and conservation. Second-generation vintner John Jordan continues to preserve the great ecological richness of this property and share its breathtaking vistas through hospitality. He has returned cattle ranching to the estate, invited conservationists to study resident and migratory birds, and appointed arborists to care for mature trees that have towered over the estate for hundreds of years. Numerous sustainability certifications have also been achieved.

  • Kamen Estate Wines

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    Robert Kamen believes everything happens for a reason, and yet nothing in his life was ever planned. His screenwriting career started quickly with the unexpected sale of his first screenplay. While visiting friends in Sonoma to celebrate this success, he happened upon the 280 acre property. After falling in love with the view, he purchased what is now his vineyard estate and the muse for his bottled screenplay – Kamen Estate Wines.

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    Dining In with Sonoma County Superstars

    Staying home for dinner has never been so exquisite… Robert Mark Kamen, Proprietor of Kamen Estate Wines and Nick Demarest, Chef/Owner of the Harvest Moon Café, along with a Master Sommelier, will travel to your U.S. destination of choice to host a private wine dinner for up to 20 guests.

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  • Kosta Browne Winery

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    Kosta Browne Winery

    Kosta Browne began as a dream shared by Dan Kosta and Michael Browne. They saved tip money for about eight months and eventually had enough to buy a half ton of Pinot Noir, a used barrel and an old hand-crank stemmer-crusher, a purchase that marks the beginning of Kosta Browne. Since then, they have nurtured relationships with the best growers and honed their winemaking skills, making sure to focus on the vision and values with which they began.In 2001, Dan and Michael partnered with Chris Costello and his family, who collectively helped Kosta Browne grow.

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    Kosta Browne 20th Anniversary Celebration

    A 20th anniversary soirée calls for the best of the best, and that’s why Kosta Browne is inviting you to join them for an event you’ll never forget.

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    Make Magic on a Once-in-a-Lifetime Journey to Marrakesh

    Envision yourself on a journey that’s so inspiring, so exhilarating and so opulent that no experience before or after will ever compare. This unforgettable expedition to Marrakesh—to take place either March 5-14, 2017 or November 5-14, 2017—is such an experience, and it promises to deliver a glimpse of this exotic locale that is simply not available to the average traveler.

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  • Landmark Vineyards

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    Landmark Vineyards sources grapes from the finest vineyards in California, including Sonoma, Monterey and Santa Barbara Counties, to produce wines that capture the uniqueness of the region, appellation, and at the pinnacle, a single vineyard. They also use the most time and labor-intensive techniques to produce their wines. Grapes are aged in French oak barrels, where naturally occuring wild yeasts ferment the juice. This creates complex, aromatic wines with deep, expressive flavors.

  • Laurel Glen Vineyard

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    Laurel Glen Vineyard, a thousand feet up the slopes of Sonoma Mountain, has long been considered one of the iconic Cabernet vineyards of California. Originally planted in the 1880’s, the present-day vineyard was developed in the 1970’s by Sonoma wine pioneer Patrick Campbell. The vineyard’s combination of high altitude, eastern exposure, rocky soils, and small diurnal temperature swings combine to produce very distinctive wines. Despite its small production, the wine has received international acclaim for its exceptional balance, elegance and ability to age gracefully.

  • MacRostie Winery & Vineyards

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    Over the past three decades, MacRostie Winery and Vineyards has established itself as one of the Sonoma Coast’s defining wineries, and a leader in a bright, balanced and age-worthy style of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Today, MacRostie is guided by Sonoma County visionary and winery founder Steve MacRostie, and talented winemaker Heidi Bridenhagen, who together are making the finest wines in the winery’s storied history.

     

  • Martin Ray Winery

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    At Martin Ray, we’ve handpicked growers from diverse California wine regions and cultivated relationships with them alongside their grapes. Our winemaker begins shaping each wine while it’s still in the vineyard and vinifies each in small lots at our winery in the heart of Sonoma’s Russian River Valley. The result is a collection of award-winning wines with an impressive breadth of terroir.

  • Merry Edwards Winery

    Merry Edwards is one of California’s first woman winemakers, She began her career at Mount Eden Vineyards in the Santa Cruz Mountains in 1974. She went on to become the founding winemaker at Matanzas Creek in 1977 and remained there until 1984. For the next decade, Merry consulted for numerous wineries, large and small, in Oregon and many diverse appellations of California.

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    A James Beard Culinary Experience with Merry Edwards Winery and Chef John Ash

    Experience wines produced with a genuine sense of place using site-specific viticulture and gentle, traditional winemaking practices during a weekend highlighted by James Beard Award-winning luminaries.

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  • Muscardini Cellars

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    Through Muscardini Cellars, the Muscardini family shares their zest for life and profound appreciation for the fruit of the vine with the Muscardini Cellars artisan wines. The mission of Muscardini Cellars is to culminate the knowledge, tradition and respect of more than a century of family experience in the industry with wines that artfully capture flavor and spirit.

  • Patz & Hall

    Patz & Hall was founded in 1988 by four talented individuals – Donald Patz, James Hall, Anne Moses and Heather Patz. Together, they have turned Patz & Hall into one of California’s most highly regarded wineries, with a celebrated portfolio of single-vineyard Chardonnay and Pinot Noir wines.

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    From Sonoma to Seattle: Two Idyllic Wine Regions, Three Renowned Wineries

    From the laidback charm and picturesque beauty of Sonoma County to the lovely town of Woodinville, nestled in Washington State’s Sammamish River Valley, this one-of-a-kind auction lot promises an unforgettable wine odyssey for four lucky guests.

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  • Pride Mountain Vineyards

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    Pride Mountain Vineyards, owned and operated by the Pride family since 1990, sits atop the Mayacamas Mountains at 2,100 feet and is known for its exceptional mountain-grown Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Sangiovese, Chardonnay and Viognier. Named one of the “world’s greatest wine estates” by Robert Parker, Jr., it joins just 22 other California wineries honored with this distinction. Pride wines have appeared numerous times on The Wine Spectator’s Top100 Wines of the World list, and have been served at the White House more than 30 times over the last two decades.

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    A Whale of a Time at the Nantucket Wine Festival with Pride Mountain Vineyards

    Wine and dine like a vintner with Pride Mountain Vineyards’ Stuart Bryan and Suzanne Pride Bryan at this a once-in-a-lifetime VIP experience at the prestigious Nantucket Wine Festival, May 17 – 22, 2017!

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  • Ram’s Gate Winery

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    It’s a beautiful place, the Sonoma Valley. And Ram’s Gate Winery is located right at its entrance. A fusion of classic elegance with a youthful spirit, this stunning vineyard estate perfectly captures the essence of winemaking at its best. Our aim is simple: to create the finest possible wines that only our climate and our terroir can produce.The best things require passion, attention and above all time. One bottle at a time.

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    A Spectacular Sonoma Sporting Experience with Ram’s Gate Winery

    Ram’s Gate Winery, Wing & Barrel Ranch and Simraceway have partnered to offer the ultimate triple play combining the skill of sport shooting, the fine art of winemaking, and the thrill of Formula 3 racing in two unforgettable days for discerning, adventurous travelers.

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  • Ramey Wine Cellars

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    Ramey Wine Cellars is dedicated to creating high quality, handcrafted wines with balance and richness from the area’s finest vineyards.

     

     

     

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    Dinner with an Icon – David Ramey and Friends

    Join winemaker David Ramey, along with his wife Carla Ramey, and their fellow iconic Sonoma County winegrower friends for a private wine dinner perfectly paired with a carefully curated collection of Ramey Cellars rare and library wines.

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  • Ravenswood Winery

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    Ravenswood Winery strives to honor it’s venerable vineyards with soulful wines that are representative of place, person and period in time. Keeping every vineyard separate in the winery, they use Old World winemaking methods (but don’t turn a blind eye to new ideas that might make even better wines). Unlike some of the newcomer brands who’ve jumped on the Zin bandwagon, Ravenswood wines are never over-oaked or loaded with residual sugar. Their goal is to exalt the grape, not overwhelm it.

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    An International Celebration of Sonoma County’s Legacy Wineries

    he winning bidders of this heritage tour will be treated to a once-in-a-lifetime trip that kicks off in Sonoma and continues with a 10-day trip to Italy and Croatia.

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  • Rodney Strong Vineyards

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    Rodney Strong Vineyards was the 13th winery bonded in the newly discovered Sonoma County wine industry. A trio of winemaking paths crossed when Rick Sayre joined the team as Winemaker in 1979, and again when the Klein Family, 4th generation California farmers, purchased the winery in 1989 and initiated a renewed commitment of modern artisan winemaking. Through the years, Rodney Strong Vineyards has earned the reputation for critically acclaimed Single Vineyard and Reserve wines, stand out Estate releases and best-in-class Sonoma County varietal wines.

     

  • Sangiacomo Family Vineyards

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    Sangiacomo Family Vineyards has always connected to the land—especially through farming. Beginning in Genoa, Italy where a good day’s work started and ended in the field, Vittorio Sangiacomo voyaged to America on the advice of his father and got his first job at age 17 in the vegetable fields at Bay Farm Island in Alameda County, California. For many years, he found industrial work in the booming San Francisco region, but longed to return to working the land. In 1927, he was able to purchase a 52-acre fruit tree ranch in Sonoma.

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    The Ultimate Sonoma County Experience with The Three Steves

    The Three Steves: Steve Sangiacomo, Steve Dutton, and Steve Page, invite ten lucky couples of this buy-in lot to see a new side of Sonoma County by indulging in all of their favorite signature experiences.

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  • Schug Carneros Estate Winery

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    Founded in 1980, Schug Carneros Estate Winery is the showcase and life-long dream of one of California’s most celebrated winemakers. Walter Schug’s reputation blossomed during his tenure as Founding Winemaker for Joseph Phelps Vineyards in the 1970s, where he made California’s first proprietary Bordeaux-Style blend (Insignia) and legendary vineyard designated Cabernets (Backus and Eisele Vineyards).

  • Silver Oak Cellars

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    Silver Oak Cellars believes that wine is a subjective, personal experience. Like fine art or music, each person can and will experience wine in a different way. While some find joy in a deep and complex evaluation of wine, most find the key question to evaluate a wine is: Do you like it? With this in mind, we enjoy greeting guests at our Tasting Room or on the road and sharing our unique experience that is Silver Oak.

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    A Silver Oak Experience in the Heart of Healdsburg

    Raise your paddle—this is your chance to treat yourself to a classic, wine country getaway featuring the world-renowned wines of Silver Oak.

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  • Silverado Sonoma Vineyards

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    Silverado Sonoma Vineyards believes that good wine is about people. From every hand that helps create our Cabernet to every current and future friend who lifts a glass of our wine around the dinner table. We would not be Silverado without a strong community, which is why we feel so strongly about being a good neighbor. “From vine to bottle, the making of exquisite wine depends on the experienced hands of a strong community.”

  • SIMI Winery

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    SIMI made their first wine from Sonoma County grapes in 1876 and have been continuously making wine in the same stone cellar in Healdsburg, California since 1890. As we have from the beginning, our wines reflect Sonoma County – a small, scenic and stunningly diverse region along the Pacific Coast.

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    An International Celebration of Sonoma County’s Legacy Wineries

    The winning bidders of this heritage tour will be treated to a once-in-a-lifetime trip that kicks off in Sonoma and continues with a 10-day trip to Italy and Croatia.

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  • Sojourn Cellars

    Sojourn Cellars

    Sojourn Cellars is a highly acclaimed winery specializing in the production of artisan Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Cabernet Sauvignon wines. Sojourn feels passionate about creating high-quality wines and always being accessible to the people who buy and enjoy our wines. Sojourn offers seated tastings in a casual, yet sophisticated environment and prides itself on always putting the customer first.

  • Sonoma-Loeb

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    Throughout our 25 year history, we have been dedicated to crafting  wines of exceptional elegance and harmony, expressive of the elusive character of these Burgundian varietals. We employ traditional winemaking practices in state of the art winery facilities to produce our wines, a tribute to the symbiosis between traditional, handcrafted and contemporary practices in winemaking.

  • St. Francis Winery & Vineyards

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    For more than four decades, the wines of St. Francis Winery & Vineyards have reflected the finest mountain and valley vineyards in Sonoma County. Founder, Joe Martin, fell in love with Sonoma Valley and established St. Francis Vineyard in 1971, planting 22 acres of Chardonnay and the first 60 acres of Merlot in Sonoma Valley. Today,we farm more than 400 acres of Certified Sustainable estate vineyards in Sonoma Valley and Russian River Valley, each with varying compositions of loam, clay and volcanic soils.

  • The Calling Wine

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    Inspired by their mentor fathers and guided by their common values, the two found a new calling: a partnership to produce hand-crafted wines that bear the standard of excellence and style that are the hallmarks of these two men.

     

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    Behind-the-Scenes Wine Country Visit with The Calling and Dutton Ranch

    On this once-in-a-lifetime VIP experience, you’ll visit The Calling winery and taste several single vineyard Pinot Noir barrels with winemaker Dan Goldfield, who is renowned for his Pinot Noir and Chardonnay winemaking and his in-depth knowledge of how to get the best from Sonoma’s elite vineyards.

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  • The Donum Estate

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    The Donum Estate is a 147-acre property with 45 acres devoted to vines located on gently rolling hills that rise up from San Pablo Bay in Carneros. To the northeast in the Russian River Valley lies the 16-acre Nugent Vineyard, and further north, our 11-acre Anderson Valley vineyard. Based on a Burgundian grand cru model, our program’s goal is to produce the finest Pinot Noir and Chardonnay possible.

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    Premiere Pinot Noirs of Sonoma County

    This private and oh-so-exclusive event for ten people offers personal time with five of Sonoma County’s renowned winemakers, as well as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to taste iconic Pinot Noir wines with their creators.

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  • Three Sticks Wines

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    Three Sticks Wines

    The pedigree of Three Sticks begins not in the glass, nor even in the cellar. Instead, it begins in the rocky, volcanic soils of Durell Vineyard. Planted primarily to Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, this rolling 135-acre parcel spans the Sonoma Valley, Sonoma Coast and Carneros AVAs, and is often named one of the top 5 vineyards in Sonoma County. (And that is saying something!)

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    Lot Preview: Lot 13

    Premiere Pinot Noirs of Sonoma County

    This private and oh-so-exclusive event for ten people offers personal time with five of Sonoma County’s renowned winemakers, as well as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to taste iconic Pinot Noir wines with their creators.

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    Journey through Burgundy with Sonoma Winemaking Legend Bob Cabral and a Superstar Sommelier

    You’re Burgundy-bound on this dream trip designed specifically for the wine lover who longs to tour the birthplace of Pinot Noir alongside the wine world’s most revered experts.

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  • Tyge William Cellars

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    Tyge William Cellars was established in 2009, and named after the founder’s first born, Tyge William. Though their first foray into Sauvignon Blanc highlights a special little vineyard in Yountville, California, their forthcoming wines, including their flagship Cabernet Sauvignon, will find their provenance in the soils of their hillside home vineyard, located just outside of the township of Sonoma.

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    The Ultimate Trip to Cuba: Art, Cuisine, Cigars and Superstars

    If you’ve been looking for a good reason to escape to Cuba, this is your chance!

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  • Williams Selyem Winery

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    Williams Selyem

    Williams Selyem Winery began as a simple dream of two friends, Ed Selyem and Burt Williams, who started weekend winemaking as a hobby in 1979 in a garage in Forestville, California. It took less than two decades from their first commercial vintage in 1981 for Burt and Ed to create a cult-status winery of international acclaim.

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    Sip, Surf and Sun from Sonoma County to the Aloha State

    Let Williams Selyem winery send you away on an indulgent five-day, four-night escape to Maui. Known as “The Valley Isle,” Maui promises a gorgeous getaway with lush tropical forests, dramatic volcano peaks, pristine beaches and warm waves.

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BID ONLINE! Starting on August 1, 2016, be sure to bid high and bid often at the Sonoma Wine Country Weekend Online Auction benefiting Sonoma non-profits. Even if you can’t make it to the events, it’s your chance to take home prized bottles from our winemakers’ cellars, one-of-a-kind etched bottles, and exclusive Sonoma trips and packages.

 

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