Inaugural Silicon Valley Wine Auction
SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS WINEGROWERS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL SILICON VALLEY WINE AUCTION
Grand Wine & Food Tasting and Wine Pairing Dinner & Auction To Benefit The Silicon Valley Education Foundation
April 6, 2015 – The Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association announces the inaugural Silicon Valley Wine Auction to benefit the Silicon Valley Education Foundation. On June 20, 2015, Levi’s® Stadium—home of the San Francisco 49ers—will be the location of two ticketed events: the Grand Wine and Food Tasting with silent auction from 2pm – 5pm ($150) and the Wine Pairing Dinner with live Auction from 5:30pm to 9:30pm ($550).
During the afternoon, the Grand Tasting will feature over 50 vintners from the Santa Cruz Mountains, epicurean delights, and a silent auction with over 200 lots open for bidding. The event will culminate with a Wine Pairing Dinner featuring rare and exclusive wines from notable vintners of the Santa Cruz Mountains, and silent and live auctions hosted by The Gavel Girl, DawnMarie Kotsonis, and emceed by CBS’s Foodie Chap, Liam Mayclem. Live entertainment to be provided by world-renowned artist http://bit.ly/1IbeS6m.
Notable auction items include a dinner for 10 with David Kinch of Manresa at Mount Eden Vineyards featuring Love Apple Farms and Mount Eden Wines, a tour for 10 of Jay Leno’s private car collection with flight to LA by private jet, and the opportunity to purchase San Francisco 49er experiences.
Tickets are available for purchase at siliconvalleywineauction.org.
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The Silicon Valley Wine Auction is proud to announce a notable list of advisory members:
Ken & Caretha Coleman, Andreessen Horowitz
Scott Cook & Signe Ostby, Intuit
John & Tara Couch Dr. Thomas Fogarty, Fogarty Institute for Innovation
Kevin Harvey, Benchmark Capital
Bill & Gay Krause, The Krause Center for Innovation
Mayor Sam Liccardo, City of San Jose
Ronnie Lott, NFL Hall of Fame Member
Phil & Kelly Mahoney, Cornish & Carey Commercial Real Estate
Jeff & Karen Miller, JAMM Ventures
Randy Pond, Cisco ￼￼￼￼￼￼
TJ Rogers, Cypress Semiconductor
John York, San Francisco 49ers
Corporate sponsors include Brocade Communications Systems, First Tech Federal Credit Union, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Silicon Valley Bank alongside Wine & Spirits Magazine and Edible Silicon Valley as the premier media sponsors.
SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS WINEGROWERS ASSOCIATION PARTICIPANTS
Alfaro Family Vineyards
Big Basin Vineyards
Bottle Jack Winery
Burrell School Vineyards & Winery
Clos de la Tech
Clos LaChance Wines
Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards
Ghostwriter House Family Vineyards
Kathryn Kennedy Winery
Kings Mountain Vineyards
La Rusticana d’Orsa
Left Bend Winery
Lester Family Vineyards
Martin Ranch Winery
McCarthy Family Vineyards
Mindego Ridge Vineyard
Mount Eden Vineyards
Russian Ridge Winery
Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyard
Sante Arcangeli Family Winery
Savannah Chanelle Vineyards
Ser Wine Company
Silver Mountain Vineyards
Storrs Winery & Vineyards
The Mountain Winery
Thomas Fogarty Winery
Villa del Monte
Windy Oaks Estate Winery & Vineyards
Wrights Station Vineyard & Winery
For more information please visit: siliconvalleywineauction.org.