Wine Auction 2014 Schedule

Thursday, July 17

VINTNER DINNERS
7pm into the evening
Private locations throughout Sun Valley

Spend time with your favorite winemakers and chefs. The vintner dinners are unique opportunities to taste winemaker cellar treasures and experience wine and food pairings in intimate settings. Hosts welcome you at their beautiful homes and unique locations around Sun Valley. The vintner parties provide guests the choice of the setting and style that fits your taste.

JPC TAPAS and TASTING
7 - 10pm
Private location

Junior Patron Circle Members are invited to experience a private vintner experience in a more casual setting and atmosphere. Wine, food and conversation are free flowing at this exclusive event.

Friday, July 18

WINE AUCTION GALA and CELEBRATION
5 - 10pm
Dollar Mountain Lodge Tent

High spirits, great wine, superb food, good company… and a little friendly competition all come together at the celebrated Sun Valley Wine Auction Gala. The wine is abundant, the food plentiful and the entertainment inspirational. Sit at a table with vintner hosts and bid on incredible mega-lots provided by our loyal supporters. The highly anticipated “Fund-a-Need” segment of the evening gives our patrons the opportunity to raise a paddle to directly support The Center scholarship and education programs.

Saturday, July 19

WINNING BIDDERS BRUNCH
9:30 – 11:30am
Cristina’s Restaurant

Receive a special invitation to join Friday night’s lucky auction winners at the renowned Cristina’s Restaurant. This delightful brunch is hosted by Cristina Cook and Sun Valley Center for the Arts.

VINE & DINE in Sun Valley
Early Entry Indoor Wine Tasting, 5 – 6:30pm
General Entry, 6 – 9pm
Dollar Mountain Lodge

Complete your wine weekend extravaganza at the much-anticipated 2014 Wine Auction Vine & Dine. One of the Valley’s favorite summer events has a new name and has evolved to accommodate the popularity of the event.

We have two entry options this year:
Join us with your Early Entry pass to a special indoor tasting with the Vintners at 5pm. Or, arrive via General Entry at 6pm and take in the scenery while sampling wine from around the country and tasting bites from 14 carefully selected local restaurants. Wine tables are filled with varietals from more than 80 vintners from around the globe. There are always surprises and hidden gems that show up at the wine tables! The format is a true tapas tasting and wine experience. Cap off the evening with live music that will get your feet tapping. Plus, you’ll take home a complimentary commemorative Riedel glass.

Champagne Shuttle Service offered from the Horseman’s Center, Sun Valley Road.
Friendly reminder: There is no parking at Dollar Lodge for this event.

Highlights from the 2013 Sun Valley Wine Auction