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.
The marvelous people from Cork & Cracker, in Indianapolis, contributed this amazing French set. It includes a bottle of N.V. Pierre Peters Champagne Blanc de Blancs Brut Cuvée de Réserve, a personal favorite, a 93-Parker rated Chateau St. Pierre 2003, and a 750ml Château Doisy-Daëne. Total retail value is $200.00.
The folks at Peconic Bay Winery get into the spirit of things with the generous donation of two different cases of their award-winning wine. This lot is for a case of their 2007 Chardonnay, retail value $264.00.
The always-generous folks over at Cleavage Creek Cellars sent three different bottles of wine for our action, their 2005 Tracy Hills Cabernet Syrah, 2007 tray Hills Merlot-Shiraz, and 2009 Tracy Hills Reserve Chardonay, total retail value $54.00.
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.
The folks at Peconic Bay Winery get into the spirit of things with the generous donation of two different cases of their award-winning wine. This lot is for a case of their 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon, retail value $264.00.
Kathleen Rake, of Between the Vines, was not able to send a bottle for the auction, as she lives in Canada. Instead, she sent some money and asked me to find something special, and I think I did. They only made 250 cases of the Tardieu-Laurent Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2007 and it received a 93 rating from Wine Spectator. Retail value $90.00.
Lot 82 - Summerfield Wines Indulgence 2001 (6 b0ttles) and Smidge Wines Limited "S" Shiraz, 2006 This is the opportunity of a lifetime, and it won't come cheap. The Indulgence is a wine Summerfield does not ...