Inaugural Silicon Valley Wine Auction

April 12, 2015
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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

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

Follow the action on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter: #SVWineAuction.

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

Sheri Sobrato-Brisson

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.


Alfaro Family Vineyards

Beauregard Vineyards

Big Basin Vineyards

Bottle Jack Winery

Burrell School Vineyards & Winery

Cinnabar Winery

Clos de la Tech

Clos LaChance Wines

Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards

Domaine Eden

Equinox Wines 

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

Martella Wines

Mindego Ridge Vineyard

Mount Eden Vineyards

Odonata Wines

Rhys Vineyards

Ridge Vineyards

Roudon-Smith Winery

Russian Ridge Winery

Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyard

Sante Arcangeli Family Winery

Savannah Chanelle Vineyards

Ser Wine Company

Silver Mountain Vineyards

Silvertip Vineyards

Storrs Winery & Vineyards

Testarossa Winery

The Mountain Winery

Thomas Fogarty Winery


Villa del Monte

Windy Oaks Estate Winery & Vineyards

Woodside Vineyards

Wrights Station Vineyard & Winery

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