Join us for one of the premiere charity wine auctions in the country! Ursula Hermacinski will hold the gavel as some of the most exquisite wines are paired with some of the most unique travel experiences. The Silent Auction is a wonderful place to find rare wines, autographed collectibles and dining and travel packages.
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Blend your own Barrel at Williams Selyem
Win a blending session with Williams Selyem winemaker Bob Cabral, creating a custom barrel (twenty cases) of Pinot Noir for you and your guests to bottle in commemoration of your trip. Fly first class on American Airlines and stay at Farmhouse Inn.
Tahoe Rodeo with Emeril
Vacation with the stars at the gorgeous Shakespeare Ranch, a serene property on Lake Tahoe's Nevada shore. Join Alden & Emeril Lagasse for a weekend of good ole' Western style family fun. Attend Camille & Larry Ruvo's all day authentic rodeo, and the next night experience a multi-course wine pairings dinner prepared by Chef Emeril Lagasse.
Donated by Camille & Larry Ruvo and Alden & Emeril Lagasse
Kentucky Derby VIP Weekend
Eight friends will experience the Kentucky Derby from an exclusive Clubhouse Box with Turf Club access. Arrive in style to Louisville on a Flight Options private aircraft, and have your own driver throughout the weekend. Dine at 610 Magnolia, served by Chef Ed Lee, star of Top Chef Season 9.
Enjoy the ultimate in boating luxury aboard an elite watercraft from The Moorings, sailing throught the British Virgin Islands with your own captain and chef. Your group of six will spend a week at sea receiving the royal treatment from the world's premier charter yacht provider.
Donated by The Moorings
"Bacchus" Pride Mountain Merlot 9 Liter
A one-of-a-kind etched 9 liter of Pride Mountain Vineyards 2009 Merlot commemorating Carnivale du Vin. That’s a full case of wine in one big bottle signed by Chef Emeril and vintner Suzanne Pride Bryan.
Donated by Pride Mountain Vineyards
Recipe for a Perfect Dinner
At the private dining table at Bouley, revered Chefs David Bouley, Emeril Lagasse and David Burke join forces for one memorable menu. Rare Burgundy selections from baseball great Rusty Staub will compliment every course.
Donated by Emeril Lagasse. Rusty Staub, David Burke, David Bouley and American Airlines
Top Lots from Past Events
- Wine Pairings Dinner at the Home of Chef Emeril Lagasse – An intimate dining experience in the private Lagasse home with featured vintners.
Totaling $520,000 for 5 dinners over 3 years
- Ultimate Birthday Celebration with Sammy Hagar & Emeril Lagasse – A stay at the exclusive One & Only Palmilla resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, with dinner at Sammy Hagar’s beachfront home, and access to his concert from a private balcony at the Cabo Wabo Cantina. Lots of Cabo Wabo tequila included.
Raising $850,000 over 6 years
- All Star Krewe Dinner - An incredible dining experience donated on the spot by members of the 2009 Krewe du Vin. Private dinner prepared by Chefs Charlie Trotter, Norman Van Aken, Mario Batali, Gale Gand with Master Sommelier Larry Stone.
Raising two bids, totaling $360,000
- A Few Bites of the Big Apple – A night of gourmet eats at the home of Emeril Lagasse, with a progressive tasting dinner hosted by Mario Batali at Eataly food emporium. Private jet from Flight Options and luxury accommodations included.