2016 Top Auction Lots

The 2016 Wine Auction featured live auction lots from exclusive wine experiences, to fabulous vacations and unforgettable experiences. Below is our top five from the evening:


Luxuries in the Wild

Luxuries in the Wild
$42,000

Ten lucky travelers will be spending four memorable days floating down the Middle Fork of the Salmon River with Far and Away Adventures and Dan Kosta of Kosta Browne Winery for the most luxurious, and delicious glamping trip imaginable.

Thank you to Far and Away Adventures and Kosta Browne Winery!


Finding Heaven in Hawaii

Finding Heaven in Hawaii
$36,000

A five night stay for eight at the exclusive Kohanaiki village in Hawaii, including gold at their Rees Jones designed course, spa treatments and, to top it all off, a special exclusive Vintner Dinner with Dan Kosta of Kosta Browne Winery.

Thank you to Kohanaiki and Kosta Browne Winery!


Explore the Mysteries of Morocco

Explore the Mysteries of Morocco
$34,000

A seven day excursion exploring Morocco, care of the travel experts at Absolute Travel. This private journey has been specially created for the patrons of the Wine Auction, and includes various cultural, culinary and artistic experiences, as well as some of the country’s most luxurious hotels and spas.

Thank you to Absolute Travel!


500 Points and #1 Wine of the Year with Peter Michael

500 Points and #1 Wine of the Year with Peter Michael
$26,000

A two night stay for four at the Peter Michael Winery but way of a luxurious private jet, care of Jackson Jet Center. The lot also included a show stopping wine collection, including five 100 point Peter Michael Wines, and a bottle of Wine Spectators 2015 Wine of the Year, the 2012 Peter Michael Au Paradis Estate Cabernet Sauvignon.

Thank you to Peter Michael Winery and Jackson Jet Center!


Napa's Finest Music and Wine

Napa’s Finest Music and Wine
$24,000

A fun-filled weekend with non-stop entertainment and wine thanks to Gargiulo Vineyards. A four night stay for four, including exclusive access to a music event hosted by renowned Bluebird Café and Gargiulo Vineyards as well as access to the Oakville Sessions, an afternoon jam session featuring this year’s gala entertainment, The Silverado Pickups. And to top it off, the winner of the lot also took home a case of glorious Gargiulo wines.

Thank you to Gargiulo Vineyards for not only donating this fantastic lot, but also for doubling it on the night of the gala!