The delightful and generous people at Domaine Chandon contributed a 3.0L bottle of their marvelous Brut Classic, retail value $180.00.
This is a truly exciting offer for any wine lover. Fred Parker, a renowned Sonoma County artist, contributed this original 23" x 31" oil on canvas/giclée and framed in oak, "Los Chamizal," and Deerfield Ranch Winery added four bottles of wine, 2 bottles of 2007 Los Chamizal Chardonnay and 2 bottles of 2003 Los Chamizal Cabernet. The Cabernet comes from the very vineyard depicted in the painting. Seriously, how amazingly cool is that? Total retail value is $910.00, and Deerfied will ship to the winner anywhere in the United States.
Lieb Family Cellars, from the North Fork of Long Island, contributed three different magnums of their wines, 2007 Reserve Chardonnay, 2007 Reserve Pinot Blanc, and 2002 Meritage. Retail value is $170.00. For those who have not tried the wine coming from the North Fork, you are in for an amazing treat. Lieb Family Cellars wines have been lauded by well-respected critics includingEric Asimov, Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher, and Howard Goldberg.
McGregor Vineyard, on the eastern shore of beautiful Keuka Lake in the Finger Lakes, generously contributed a case of their 2007 Cabernet Franc Reserve, retail value $250.00.
Paumanok Vineyards, from the North Fork of Long Island, generously contributed a magnum of their 2002 Merlot Grand Vintage, retail value $75.00.
The tragedy unfolding in Haiti is incromprehensible. The poorest nation in the western hemisphere has been struck by a natural tragedy most of us can not conceive, in the midst of defenseless poverty we can not imagine. A wine auction for the relief effort.