THE WINE AUCTION WILL COMMENCE RIGHT AFTER DRAG QUEEN BINGO with AUCTIONEER MICHAEL TATE
PREVIEW AUCTION LOTS BELOW AND GET READY TO BID
ON SUNDAY, JULY 18th at 10:00am (PST)
immediately following the Drag Queen Bingo & Bubbles
REGISTER AHEAD TO JOIN IN THE AUCTION AND HELP RAISE MUCH NEEDED FUNDS FOR FACE to FACE and help them in their mission to end HIV in Sonoma County while supporting the health and well-being of people living with HIV/AIDS
To date Gay Wine Week has helped raise over $400,000 for Face to Face to ensure they can continue to offer their services.
Now more than ever due to the current pandemic the organization needs your support as they navigate through these fragile and challenging times.
Auctioneer Michael Tate
Auction Lot #1
IT’S RAINING BUBBLES
A rare etched, 3-liter bottle of Rainbow Cuvee. One of three that are produced each year.
Iron Horse Vineyards celebrates diversity with this vintage Blanc de Blanc sparkling wine.
Enjoy 100% estate-grown chardonnay, aged three-plus years on triage, balancing crisp, bright flavors with rich maturity.
Enjoy these bubbles with friends and family when you get to meet up again for some long overdue hugs! Pop that cork!
Opening Bid: $300
Auction Lot #2
This auction lot will show you just how much size matters, when it comes to wine. Bid BIG on this amazing selection of large format bottles for you to share with family and friends over many dinner parties. This lot includes a 5-liter bottle of 2016 Coursey Graves West Slope Syrah,
Scribe Pinot, Donum Pinot Noir, Anaba, Pangloss and Dunstan.
Opening Bid: $600
Auction Lot #3
ALL ABOUT ART
“Bloom” Pastel drawing on paper 18x24
Paul Richmond is an internationally recognized visual artist whose career has included exhibitions in galleries and museums throughout the U.S. as well as publication in numerous art journals and anthologies. His work is collected around the world.
(winner will be responsible for payment of shipping unless local arrangements can be made)
Opening Bid: $400
Auction Lot #4
YOU ARE OUTSTANDING!
Enjoy dining as an adventure, a destination and as an experience with the world renowned “Outstanding In The Field,” a roving restaurant without walls. Traditional restaurants source ingredients for their menus, where OITF brings their kitchen right to the source-setting their long tables in fields, orchards and along the seashores where the meal’s ingredients are harvested.
You get to choose from their list of events which dinner to experience for you and a guest.
This summer their dinners are from Malibu to Petaluma to Santa Cruz, St. Helena and more. This is an amazing opportunity as all their dinners sell out as soon as they go on sale!
Opening Bid: $250
Auction Lot #5
TOURS, TOURS, TOURS
When in wine country why not experience some of the best that wine country has to offer.
The winner of this lot will have a variety of wine tours and tastings to enjoy for at least a full year or more. Not only for you but to bring guests when they come into town.
Opening Bid: $300
Auction Lot #6
FIND YOUR WANDERLUST
Sailing October 9-14, 2022, from Miami to Cozumel, Playa del Carmen and the (in)famous Beach Club at Bimini and then back to Miami. Out In The Vineyard and Cruise Planners are going to show you a good time while cruising along the Atlantic.
Opening Bid: $750
Auction Lot #7
LUXURY IN SONOMA AT MACARTHUR PLACE
Enjoy a 2 night-stay in a suite at the newly renovated and highly regarded MacArthur Place Hotel. Breakfast or brunch is included along with an amazing Durell Vineyard excursion with Three Sticks winery here in Sonoma.
Based on availability, blackout dates apply, expires July 18,2022. Durell Excursion available June-early September. For travel redeemed outside those dates, we will arrange a comparable wine experience at a premium local winery.
Opening Bid: $750
Auction Lot #8
For the adventurer in you, discover Kirkwood Mountain Resort for a 3 night stay/4 day stay for up to 6 guests in this mountain Condo. Leave the crowds of Tahoe behind and 40 minutes south you’ll find the Jewel of the Sierras, Kirkwood. Right outside your door you can enjoy great hiking and biking trails plus SUPing in nearby lakes. A great getaway to reconnect with nature. Breathe in the crisp air and you’ll be inspired at Unicorn Mountain.
*Available April through October/Non-Holiday Weekends