Casa Larga Vineyards was very generous to donate a 3-pack of their award-winning ice wines. In this pack will be one each of the following: 2005 Vidal Ice Wine, 2006 Vidal Ice Wine and 2007 Cab Franc Ice Wine. The 2005 Vidal Ice won the “World's Best Dessert Wine" at the 2008 International Wine & Spirits Competition in London, England. Retail value: $205.00.
Alec White is one of those amazingly generous people who took the suggestion “open your cellar, open your heart,” well, to heart. He sent three different bottles. This is the second, a Delaforce 1994 Vintage Porto. Retail value is $100.00.
Deerfield Ranch Winery, in an amazing display of generosity, contributed a case of their flagship Meritage blend, DRX from the 2001 vintage, selected from the library. Retail value is $1,200.00.
Eos Estate Winery generously contributed two bottles of their "Cupa Grandis" 2005 Petite Sirah. Retail value $110.00.
R. Stuart and Company generously contributed our first large-format bottle from Oregon, a 3.0L bottle of their "Autograph" Pinot Noir, retail value $140.00.
William Allen, of Simple Hedonisms, contributed three great Russian River Pinots, 2007 Siduri Sapphire Hill Vineyard Pinot Noir ($41), 2007 Lynmar Estate Hawk Hill Vineyard Pinot Noir ($70), and 2007 Holdredge Pinot Noir Wren Hop ($50). Total retail value $161.00.