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Archie McLaren

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CHARITY WINE AUCTIONS WERE VERY SUCCESSFUL FUNDRAISERS IN 2017, AND 2018 LOOKS TO BE ANOTHER GREAT YEAR

Enjoy Spectacular Wine And Food At Great Parties While Doing Good  Wine and philanthropy go hand in hand.  Charity wine auctions achieved remarkable success in 2017 and projections look great for 2018.  Several of these auctions are single-day events, while others are the centerpiece of a several day festival and some include hosting of special […]

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CHARITY WINE AUCTIONS WERE VERY SUCCESSFUL FUNDRAISERS IN 2016, AND 2017 LOOKS TO BE ANOTHER GREAT YEAR

Enjoy Spectacular Wine And Food At Great Parties While Doing Good Wine and philanthropy go hand in hand.  Charity wine auctions achieved remarkable success in 2016 and projections look great for 2017.  The first auction listed below took place in Naples, Florida, last month and its $15 Million in proceeds bested the 2016 figure by […]

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CHARITY WINE AUCTIONS HAVE BEEN VERY SUCCESSFUL FUNDRAISERS SO FAR IN 2016, AUGURING WELL FOR THE REST OF THE YEAR

Charity wine auctions taking place the first half of 2016 have achieved remarkable success and projections look great for the remainder of the year. Several of these auctions are single-day events, while others are the centerpiece of a several day festival and some include hosting of special events throughout the year.  Multiple revenue streams are […]

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CHARITY WINE AUCTIONS HAVE BEEN VERY SUCCESSFUL FUNDRAISERS IN 2015 AND ANNOUNCE EXCITING EVENTS FOR 2016

Charity wine auctions achieved remarkable success in 2015 and, once again, promise exhilarating, high energy events for 2016.  Revenues have been strong for the last three years, with some auctions experiencing record-setting highs and this year is anticipated to be even stronger.  Firstly, please see detailed descriptions of our favorite charity wine auctions, followed by […]

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RARE VINTAGE PORT TASTING 1927–1963, FEATURING QUINTA DO NOVAL NACIONAL

(This article was written by Cary Feibleman, Dennis Foley, Edward Lazarus, Christine Graham and Ronald Brown) Event organizer Don Schliff applying Port tongs to bottle neck Don Schliff, noted Port collector and one of the founders of Wine Warehouse, the famous wholesalers headquartered in Los Angeles, organized an historic Port tasting in February 2015, featuring […]

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CHARITY WINE AUCTIONS OF 2014 HAVE ACHIEVED REMARKABLE SUCCESS

Naples Winter Wine Festival, 14th Annual — January 24 – 26, Naples, Florida A Culinary Evening With The California Winemasters, 25th Annual — May 17, Burbank, California Auction Napa Valley, 34th Annual — June 5 – 9, Napa Valley, Caifornia Vintage Affaire, 32nd Annual — June 21, Woodside, California St. Mark’s-in-the-Valley Episcopal Church Cellar Classic, […]

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OUR FAVORITE CHARITY WINE AUCTIONS HAVE ACHIEVED REMARKABLE SUCCESS IN 2013

The 24th Annual Culinary Evening With The California Winemasters Brings Total Dollars Raised For The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation To $26 Million The “Midwest Street” backlot at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank set the stage for “A Culinary Evening with the California Winemasters” on May 18, benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s vital research and care centers.  […]

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CHARITY WINE AUCTIONS ANNOUNCE EXCITING EVENTS FOR 2013

Vintage Affaire, 31st Annual — Saturday, June 22, Woodside, California Central Coast Wine Classic, 29th Annual — Thursday, July 11 through Sunday, July 14, Avila Beach, California St. Mark’s-in-the-Valley Episcopal Church Cellar Classic, 4th Annual — Saturday, June 29, Los Olivos, California Our favorite charity wine auctions in California promise exhilarating, high energy events this […]

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SEVERAL OF OUR FAVORITE CHARITY WINE AUCTIONS HAVE ACHIEVED REMARKABLE SUCCESS IN 2012

A Culinary Evening With The California Winemasters, Burbank, California Vintage Affaire, Woodside, California Central Coast Wine Classic, Avila Beach, California St. Mark’s-in-the-Valley Episcopal Church Cellar Classic, Los Olivos, California    The 23rd Annual Culinary Evening With The California Winemasters Generated Over $1.7 Million for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation The “Midwest Street” backlot at Warner Bros. […]

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CHARITY WINE AUCTIONS ANNOUNCE EXCITING EVENTS FOR 2012

Our favorite charity wine auctions in California promise some exhilarating, high energy events this year. Record-setting highs in 2006 and 2007 were followed by the recessionary years of 2008 and 2009, but charity wine auctions began to show signs of economic recovery in 2010 and 2011 and expectations are strong for 2012.

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