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Washington Wow!

We don’t need to tell you that Washington wines have climbed the ranks of critics’ favorites across the globe. But don’t worry—you haven’t missed your chance to build a collection of Washington’s best wines. Win this lot and grace your cellar with 45 bottles from eight of Washington’s top wine producers. As a sample, you’ll take home a six bottle vertical of Cayuse Camaspello, a Bordeaux blend that consistently rates in the high 90’s. Other low production, high-scoring wines include two Charles Smith Syrah, and iconic wines from Leonetti Cellar, Quilceda Creek and a few select others. This package will be sold as one lot and includes 45 bottles. To take home this evening:

2007 Abeja Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Six bottles 2002 Cayuse Vineyards En Chamberlin Syrah. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2003 Cayuse Vineyards En Cerise Syrah. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2003 Cayuse Vineyards Cailloux Vineyard Viognier. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2003 Cayuse Vineyards Coccinelle Vineyard Syrah. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2005 Cayuse Vineyards Cailloux Vineyard Syrah. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2005 Cayuse Vineyards Bionic Frog Syrah. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2005 Cayuse Vineyards Camaspelo Red Wine Blend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2006 Cayuse Vineyards Camaspelo Red Wine Blend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2007 Cayuse Vineyards Camaspelo Red Wine Blend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2007 Cayuse Vineyards Walla Walla Valley Impulsivo Tempranillo. . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2008 Cayuse Vineyards Camaspelo Red Wine Blend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2008 Cayuse Vineyards Flying Pig Red Wine Blend. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2009 Cayuse Vineyards Flying Pig Red Wine Blend. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2009 Cayuse Vineyards Camaspelo Red Wine Blend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2010 Cayuse Vineyards Camaspelo Red Wine Blend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2010 Cayuse Vineyards Flying Pig Red Wine Blend. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2006 Charles Smith Wines Stoneridge Vineyard Columbia Valley Royal City Syrah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2006 Charles Smith Royal City Syrah. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2010 Doubleback Cabernet Sauvignon, etched and signed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.5 liters One bottle 2006 Gramercy Cellars John Lewis Syrah. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2009 K Vintners The Creator Red Wine Blend. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2002 Leonetti Cellar Columbia Valley Merlot. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle

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Live Auction 2005 Leonetti Cellar Columbia Valley Merlot. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2008 Leonetti Cellar Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2009 Leonetti Cellar Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2008 Leonetti Cellar Walla Walla Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2008 Quilceda Creek Horse Heaven Hills Palengat Red Wine Blend. . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2007 Quilceda Creek Estate Cabernet Sauvignon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2007 Quilceda Creek Palengat Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2007 Quilceda Creek Galitzine Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2008 Quilceda Creek Estate Cabernet Sauvignon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2008 Quilceda Creek Palengat Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2008 Quilceda Creek Galitzine Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2002 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1997 Woodward Canyon Winery Artist Series Cabernet Sauvignon. . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1998 Woodward Canyon Winery Artist Series Cabernet Sauvignon. . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1999 Woodward Canyon Winery Artist Series Cabernet Sauvignon. . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2000 Woodward Canyon Winery Artist Series Cabernet Sauvignon. . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2009 Woodward Canyon “Old Vines” Cabernet Sauvignon, etched & signed. . . 1.5 liters One bottle Contributed by: Abeja, Larry & Susan Black, Frederick and Marion Buckman, David Chen and Dr. Jill Price, Doubleback, Jim & Michelle Fitzhenry, Price & Hilary Gripekoven, Bill Hoadley & Deborah “DJ” Wilson, David & Patricia Nierenberg, Jeff Roberts, Chris Shepanek and Woodward Canyon Winery

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2 Lavish Lake Tahoe Summer mountain respite or winter sports vacation. How will you choose? Consider the details: Win this package, and you’ll spend up to a week in a luxurious, 5,000 square foot, four-bedroom home (with two master bedrooms) in Northern Lake Tahoe. A theatre to preview the newest movies, a den with a gas fireplace and two work stations, a private hot tub, a fire pit for roasting marshmallows under the stars, a stainless steel barbecue grille with wine cooler and a gourmet kitchen are just a few of the features that make this Old Greenwood residence so special. With views of the 10th and 14th fairways, this exquisite home features beautiful artwork from India and handcrafted wood throughout. It is furnished with two master bedrooms each with king size beds, a queen size bed in the third bedroom, two queen beds and two twins in the fourth bedroom. Perfect for families, groups and friends, this home is generously offered by Classic Wines Auction Board Member Nitin Khanna and his wife Laura. This package includes roundtrip air on Alaska Airlines for four people, so two couples will arrive relaxed and ready. Choose summer, and you’ll enjoy complementary golf for four at the Old Greenwood Golf Course, a Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course. During the sunny days, you’ll hike in the beautiful Sierra Nevada hillside or around the lake, smelling the dry pine forests and perhaps boating on the lake. Nights, you’ll want to relax around the fire pit outside or visit the casinos. So peaceful! Choose winter and you’ll receive four one-day lift tickets to Northstar Resort for worldclass skiing in the Sierra Nevadas, as well as access for lunch at Northstar’s top-of-themountain high-end restaurant, Schaffer’s Camp. Schaffer’s Camp blends the historic feel of a rustic camp setting with the warmth and comfort of a great mountain lodge. The 13,000 square foot restaurant sits at 7,900 feet along the west ridgeline at Northstar-atTahoe. A 6,000 square foot deck commands sweeping views of the Truckee River valley. Schaffer’s Camp is only open for lunch to Tahoe Mountain Club Members, but don’t worry—we’ve got you in. At home, you’ll lounge in the great room by the fireplace or enjoy a movie in the media room. Fabulous! No matter what the season, the house’s soaring ceilings and sumptuous furnishings will tempt you to spend all your days relaxing in rustically-styled luxury. Leave your computer at home. This will be a get-away you’ll never forget. This package will be sold as one lot for up to four couples. This lot includes: ■■

Up to seven nights at a luxurious, four-bedroom home in Northern Lake Tahoe

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Four roundtrip coach class tickets on Alaska Airlines

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Summer visitors receive golf for four people at the Old Greenwood Golf Course or Winter visitors receive four one-day lift tickets to Northstar Resort and access for lunch at Northstar’s top-of-the-mountain, high-end resort, Schaffer’s Camp

Contributed by: Nitin & Laura Khanna and Alaska Airlines Limitations: Lodging scheduled based on availability; valid until March 2, 2014. Alaska Airlines tickets are for domestic US travel only, and may be used outside of this package; valid until March 2, 2014.

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3 Desert Delight CLASSIC WINES AUCTION EMERITUS BOARD Lot Join four of the Classic Wines Auction’s most ardent supporters and Emeritus Board members, Ed & Cyndy Maletis and Dan & Kim Agnew for a fabulous evening in the desert on Saturday, January 25, 2014. Up to 15 couples will enjoy glorious weather (a.k.a. no rain) and a luxurious experience at the Maletis home within The Vintage Club in Indian Wells, California. After enjoying the pleasures of the desert—perhaps playing golf or seeing the sights— you’ll take your place among the elite for a gourmet dinner hosted by the Maletis’ and Agnews’ and prepared by The Vintage Club’s Executive Chef, J. Kevin Walker. Chef Walker is a Certified Master Chef®, one of only 67 certified master chefs in the nation. The exceptional menu will be accompanied by superior wines from some of your favorite Northwest producers, courtesy of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, including: Domaine Ste. Michelle, Col Solare, Antinori, Northstar, Erath, Chateau Ste. Michelle, and Eroica. Feel the desert night’s air, admire the spectacular sunset, and lift your glass in a toast to deluxe living, Palm Springs style! This package will be sold for $2,000 per couple, for a maximum of 15 couples, and will take place on Saturday, January 25, 2014. This lot includes: ■■

Dinner in the desert on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Ed & Cyndy Maletis’ home

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Multi-course dinner prepared by The Vintage Club’s Executive Chef Kevin Walker

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Wines courtesy of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates including Reserve and single-vineyard wines from some of these producers: Domaine Ste. Michelle, Col Solare, Antinori, Northstar, Erath, Chateau Ste. Michelle, and Eroica

Contributed by: Ed & Cyndy Maletis, Dan & Kim Agnew, and Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

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4 Lakeside Feast Remember the old game of Clue? Well imagine this: Dinner in the conservatory with the candlestick. Add fine wine, a beautiful home on Lake Oswego, and marvelous company, and you won’t need a detective to point out you have the makings of a memorable lakeside feast. Mid-summer, you and five other couples will enjoy a wonderful dinner prepared by Chef Larry Grimes of The Art of Catering. Chef Grimes’ meals are coveted among those who have been lucky enough to enjoy his artfully prepared, delicious dinners at the best events in town. A variety of fine wines will be poured throughout the evening to complement Chef Grimes’ menu while live music plays in the background. Your hosts, Janet and Richard Geary, are opening their spectacular Lake Oswego home for this dinner. The stately home, which sits right on the Lake, boasts manicured gardens worth of a French chateau. Weather permitting, you’ll dine among them in the home’s glorious new conservatory. This package will be sold for $2,500 per couple, for a maximum of six couples, and will take place Wednesday, July 24, 2013. This lot includes: ■■

Dinner in the conservatory (weather dependent) at the beautiful home of Janet and Richard Geary

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Dinner prepared by Larry Grimes of The Art of Catering

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Lovely wines paired with each course

Contributed by: Janet & Richard Geary

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Brilliant Bordeaux

When the gods of wine sprinkled their gifts, they scattered the lion’s share on Bordeaux. First, there’s the climate. Equidistant from the North Pole and the Equator, Bordeaux’s seasons are mild. The proximity of the Atlantic Ocean and a multitude of river valleys, buffeted by the pine forests of the Aquitaine coast, protect against extreme weather. Vineyards thrive in these conditions as they feed from the rich soil and drink up the late August sun. Then there’s the history and culture. Only a Frenchman would labor so intensively for so many centuries to achieve such masterful wines while other nationalities focused on industry or other “minor” preoccupations. All their effort has paid off, and this lot of 24 bottles of fine Bordeaux showcases the best the region has to offer. Uncork a bottle and sniff. Decant it and pour. What you taste is pure history, pure soul, pure terroir. This package will be sold as one lot and includes 24 bottles. To take home this evening:

1995 Grand Vin Chateau Leoville Las Cases Bordeaux. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1995 Pichon Longueville Comtesse Bordeaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1996 Chateau Lynch Bages Bordeaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1996 Cos D’Estournel Bordeaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1996 Pichon Longueville Comtesse Bordeaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1998 Carruades de Lafite Bordeaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Two bottles 1998 Chateau Le Fleur Petrus Bordeaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1998 Chateau Mouton Rothschild Bordeaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1998 La Mission Haut Brion Bordeaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2000 Carruades de Lafite Bordeaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Two bottles 2000 Chateau Leoville Poyferre Bordeaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Two bottles 2000 Chateau Lynch Bages Bordeaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2000 Chateau Montrose Bordeaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Two bottles 2000 Cos D’Estournel Bordeaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2000 Grand Vin Chateau Leoville Las Cases Bordeaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2000 La Mission Haut Brion Bordeaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2000 Château Léoville Barton Bordeaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Two bottles 2000 Pavillon Rouge du Chateau Margaux Bordeaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2002 Chateau Haut Brion Bordeaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle Contributed by: John and Geri Miner

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Penner-Ash Glamp-ing 2013 Oregon Ambassador Lot

What do you get when you combine glamour and camping? “Glamping,” of course! Win this package, and you and three other couples will enjoy a five-star weekend of luxury camping. You’ll know this is no regular camping when the chauffeured Airstream Interstate luxury coach picks you up on Saturday, August 3, 2013. You’ll be whisked to Penner-Ash Wine Cellars to begin the weekend adventure with an intimate blending seminar with hosts Lynn and Ron Penner-Ash. Both Robert Parker, Jr. and The Wine Spectator have rated Penner-Ash Wine Cellars as one of the top producers of Pinot Noir in the nation. Your group will blend a private cuvee melding some of the most coveted vineyards in the Willamette Valley. Each couple will take home a case of their personal blend of Pinot Noir. Once the group completes their cuvees, each couple will be escorted to their private Airstream tucked into the estate vineyard. Each Airstream is styled by Vanillawood, an award-winning design firm led by Kricken and James Yaker. Local products, including Pendleton wool blankets, adorn each unit and are available for guests to take home as mementos of this truly unique Pacific Northwest experience. Following the blending seminar, Chef Sarah Schafer of Irving Street Kitchen will prepare a Northwest seasonally inspired dinner paired with exclusive Penner-Ash library wines. Sarah’s credentials include being the first female Sous Chef in the New York City’s Danny Meyer Group before moving to San Francisco to work at Frisson and then opening Anchor & Hope. If the food and wine isn’t enough, Grammy-nominated singersongwriter Leroy Bell (a recent X-Factor finalist) will perform an intimate concert for the group. S’mores around the campfire will follow Leroy’s musical brilliance as you indulge in the ultimate nightcap: premium Oaxacan single-village mescal. After a luxurious sleep in your Airstream you will be greeted with a light breakfast before a short chauffeured ride down the valley to The Allison Resort and Spa for a pampered facial/massage experience in Travel + Leisure’s 2012 #1 Hotel Spa in the Continental United States. And then, to finally complete your Willamette Valley adventure, renowned James Beard-nominated chef Adam Sappington, owner/chef of The Country Cat, will prepare brunch at the winery. After farewells and one last walk through in your aluminum-skinned dwelling, guests will be chauffeured back to their Portland area homes or Portland International Airport.  Now that’s what we call Glamping! This package will be sold as one lot for four couples and will take place Saturday, August 3 and Sunday and 4, 2013.

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Chauffeured roundtrip transportation from the Portland area to Penner-Ash Wine Cellars via Airstream luxury coach

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Wine Blending Seminar with Ron and Lynn Penner-Ash and a case of the blended wine per couple

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One dinner prepared by Chef Sarah Schafer of Irving St. Kitchen at the winery, with library wines

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One night stay in four Airstreams, one per couple, in the vineyards at Penner-Ash Wine Cellars

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Entertainment by Leroy Bell

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One light breakfast on Sunday (you cannot spa on an empty stomach!)

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Chauffeured roundtrip transportation to The Allison Resort & Spa via Airstream luxury coach

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Pampered facial/massage experience at The Allison

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Brunch prepared by Chef Adam Sappington of The Country Cat at Penner-Ash Wine Cellars

Contributed by: Penner-Ash Wine Cellars, Airstream Adventures Northwest, Vanillawood, Chef Sarah Schafer, The Allison Inn & Spa, and Chef Adam Sappington

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7 Greatest Vineyards of the World with Bob & Matt

With all the spectacular wines out there, how do you choose? Bob Liner and Matt Elsen, owners of Galaxy Wine Company, make it easy for you. Win a place at this intimate dinner, to be held on Sunday, October 13, 2013, and you’ll sample the best wines the world over with Pete Gibson as sommelier. Get your paddle ready, because these dinners sell out quickly. First, you’ll take your place with five other couples in the intimate Wine Cellar Room at Andina Restaurant. Andina is a pick by The Oregonian as Best Restaurant of the Year, and winner of several awards for its inventive Peru-inspired cuisine. If the food weren’t enough, Bob, Matt and Pete have combed their cellars for the wines from the greatest vineyards in the world! Featured wines include: Chateau Lafite from Bordeaux. From Burgundy, superstars Louis Jadot’s Corton Charlemagne & Joseph Drouhin’s Bonnes Mares, and Chateau de Beaucastel’s Chateauneuf-du-Pape. Trimbach’s famed riesling from Clos Ste. Hune, as well as JJ Prum’s Wehlener Sonnenuhr Gold Capsule Auslese from the Mosel. Giacomo Conterno’s Barolo Monfortino, Napa Valley’s Dominus, Washington State’s Quilceda Creek and a bottle of the first vintage of Pinot Noir from Domaine Drouhin Oregon. Great wines, great company, great evening! This package will be sold for $2,000 per couple, for a maximum of six couples, and will take place on Sunday, Sunday, October 13, 2013 This lot includes: ■■

Dinner at Andina Restaurant with Bob Liner and Matt Elsen

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Spectacular wines from Bordeaux, Burgundy, Alsace, Italy, Germany, California, Washington, and Oregon

Contributed by: Bob Liner, Matt Elsen, Galaxy Wine Company, Pete Gibson, and Andina Restaurant

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Vintage Scott Paul 2012

Oregon’s 2012 vintage is perhaps the vintage of a lifetime! Mother Nature delivered a perfect growing season unlike any other in Oregon’s 40-year wine making history. And YOU will have your own private label wine from this stellar vintage. Winemaker/importer Scott Paul Wright has allocated half of a barrel (12 cases) of the best juice in his cellar for the winning bidder. This wine comes from the highly esteemed Maresh Vineyard in the Dundee Hills, Oregon’s fifth oldest vineyard, which is own-rooted Pommard clone planted in 1970 and tended biodynamically by the team at Scott Paul Wines. Avive Design Studio will help you design the label of your dreams so you will truly have a “personal” wine to enjoy over the years. On a mutually agreeable date this spring, your party of four will join Scott to taste from your barrel in the cellars of Scott Paul Wines in historic downtown Carlton. Afterwards, Scott will treat your party to a private tasting of a selection of the small production Burgundies and Champagnes that he has spent a decade finding and importing. To cap off a wonderful day, you’ll enjoy dinner at the Joel Palmer House’s marvelous restaurant. You’ll spend the night reveling in your good fortune at the beautiful twobedroom apartment at Red Ridge Farms and Oregon Olive Mill, in the Dundee Hills. The next day, enjoy tours and tastings at other top wineries in the area: Stoller Vineyards, Anne Amie Vineyards, Domain Drouhin Oregon and Soter Vineyards. The ultimate Oregon wine weekend and Pinot vintage? We think you just got them! This package will be sold as one lot for two couples. This lot includes: ■■

Tasting of your barrel and private Burgundy & Champagne tasting with Scott

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One-of-a-kind custom label designed by you, courtesy of Avive Design Studio (five hours of design time)

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Half of a barrel of Scott Paul’s 2012 vintage to split between the two couples

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Dinner for four at the Joel Palmer House

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Two rooms for one night at Red Ridge Farm

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Tour and Tasting at Stoller Vineyards

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Tour and Tasting at Anne Amie Vineyards

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Tour and Tasting at Domaine Drouhin Oregon

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Tour and Tasting at Soter Vineyards’ Mineral Springs Ranch

Contributed by: Scott Paul Wines, Randi & Pat Reiten, Avive Design Studio, Red Ridge Farms, CCL Label, Stoller Vineyards, Domaine Drouhin Oregon, Soter Vineyards, Joel Palmer House and Anne Amie Vineyards Limitations: All pieces are subject to mutually agreeable dates and valid until March 2, 2014; Soter tasting to be scheduled by December 31, 2013 and excludes winery event weekends.

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Wine Spectator Top 100 Wines

Get your bidder number ready, because this lot will go fast! We have painstakingly gathered 76 bottles from 49 of the Wine Spectator’s top 100 rated wines for 2012 and put them together for your cellar. Buy this lot, and you won’t have to worry that you’ve missed one of the year’s most delicious wines. You’ll have it at your fingertips to toast, to share, and to enjoy. This package will be sold as one lot and includes 76 bottles. To take home this evening:

#2 2010 Château de St.-Cosme Gigondas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #3 2010 Two Hands Barossa Valley Bella’s Garden Shiraz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #6 2009 Château Léoville Barton Saint Julien Bordeaux. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #9 2007 Ciacci Piccolomini d’Aragona Bruenllo di Montalcino . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #10 2010 Achàval-Ferrer Finca Bella Vista Mendoza Malbec . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Three bottles #11 2009 Long Shadows Vintners Pedestal Columbia Valley Merlot . . . . . . . . 750 ml Four bottles #17 2007 Punset Barbaresco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #18 2002 Argyle Willamette Valley Extended Tirage Sparkling Wine . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #24 2008 Elio Grasso Gavarini Chiniera Barolo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Two bottles #26 2009 Mount Eden Vineyards Santa Cruz Mountains Chardonnay . . . . . . . . 750 ml Three bottles #29 2009 Switchback Ridge Napa Valley Peterson Family Vineyard Merlot. . 750 ml One bottle #30 2010 Schild Barossa Shiraz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #33 2009 Can Blau Montsant Blau . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #37 2010 Schloss Vollrads Spätlese Rheingau . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #39 2010 Domaines Schlumberger Alsace Les Princes Abbés Pinot Gris. . . . 750 ml One bottle #40 2010 Eberle Winery Steinbeck Vineyard Paso Robles Syrah. . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #44 2007 Giuseppe Mascarello & Figlio Monprivato Barolo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Two bottles #46 2010 Anselmi San Vincenzo Bianco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #47 2009 Michele Chiarlo Le Orme Barbera d’Asti Superiore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #48 2010 Guy Saget Marie de Beauregard Vouvray. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #52 2009 Cavit Alta Luna Phases Vigneti delle Dolomiti IGT Red Wine . . . . . . 750 ml Three bottles #53 2011 Greywacke Marlbourough Sauvignon Blanc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #54 2009 Bodegas Atalaya La Atalaya Almansa. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #56 2011 Pewsey Vale Eden Valley Dry Riesling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #57 2010 Descendientes de J. Palacios Bierzo Pétalos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Three bottles #58 2010 Perrin & Fils Vinsobres Les Cornuds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Two bottles #59 2011 Astrolabe Marlborough Province Sauvignon Blanc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #62 2009 Ninquén Mountain Vineyard Colchagua Valley Antu Syrah . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle

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Live Auction #65 2010 Nikolaihof Veltliner Qualitätswein Trocken Wachau Hefeabzug Gruner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Three bottles #66 2011 Marchesi di Barolo Maràia Barbera del Monferrato . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #67 2011 Dr. Loosen Spätlese Mosel Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling . . . . . . . . 750 ml Two bottles #68 2010 Casa Lapostolle Alexandre Apalta Vineyard Colchagua Valley Cuvee Cabernet Sauvignon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #71 2009 Waterbrook Columbia Valley Reserve Merlot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #72 2010 Turley Pesenti Vineyard Paso Robles Zinfandel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Two bottles #74 2007 Iron Horse Green Valley of Russian River Valley Classic Vintage Brut Sparkling Wine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #75 2005 Marqués de Cáceres Reserva Rioja . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Four bottles #76 2009 Austin Hope Hope Family Vineyard Paso Robles Syrah . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #78 2008 Rust en Vrede Stellenbosch Red Wine Blend. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #79 2010 Evening Land Vineyards Seven Springs Vineyard Eola Amity HIlls Pinot Noir . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #82 NV Emilio Lustau Los Arcos Solera Reserva Amontillado Jerez Dry sherry. . 750 ml One bottle #83 2010 Morgan Santa Lucia Highlands Twelve Clones Pinot Noir. . . . . . . . . 750 ml Two bottles #84 NV Piper-Heidsieck Brut Champagne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Four bottles #88 2008 Dominio de Atauta Ribera del Duero . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #90 2011 Skouras Péloponnèse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #92 2009 Altamura Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #95 2009 Veramonte Colchagua Valley Primus The Blend Red Wine Blend. . 750 ml One bottle #96 2009 Pahlmeyer Napa Valley Merlot 750 ml . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Three bottles #98 2010 Mollydooker McLaren Vale Carnival of Love Shiraz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle #99 2010 Nobilo Marlborough Icon Pinot Noir . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle Contributed by: Cindy & Duncan Campbell, Eberle Winery, Evening Land Vineyards, Galaxy Wine Company, Strohecker’s and Young’s Market Company

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10 Archery Summit Wine & Dinner Event featuring Aaron Meyer

Metropolitan Family Service Signature Lot Food to delight the epicure, the superb wines of Archery Summit Winery, dreamy violin music, and an insider’s look at one of Oregon’s most beloved wineries. Sound too good to be true? Not if you purchase this package! Metropolitan Family Service invites up to 25 couples to come to Archery Summit on Saturday, June 15, 2013, for an evening showcasing the best of the Pacific Northwest’s gifts. Round trip coach transportation from a central Portland location is included. Archery Summit encompasses more than 100 acres of premium vineyards in Dundee Hills, an appellation renowned for producing Pinot Noir of inexplicable allure. All cultivation, farming, and harvesting is performed by hand. Archery Summit’s techniques have forged an international reputation for being one of the finest Pinot Noir producers in the world. Since its inception, 35 Archery Summit wines have been rated above 90 points by Wine Spectator. Modeled after the subterranean cellars of the Côte d’Or, more than 500 French oak barrels of estate wines mature for up to 18 months, putting the finishing touches on each selection before being bottled. You’ll explore this amazing underground labyrinth with a tour of their custom-designed 100% gravity-flow winery, and see first-hand how the architecture is critical to the production of their world-class wines while Chefs Jennifer and Ken Norris of Riffle NW prepare a catch-inspired suite of mouthwatering courses influenced by coastal regions around the world. Riffle NW is a seafood restaurant in Portland’s Pearl District and the vision of Ken and Jennifer Norris. These chefs believe in the philosophy of “one house” where the kitchen, bar, and dining room all work seamlessly to create delicious food and drink served with a fun and approachable style. Each course will be paired with superb wines described by the winemaker including Archery Summit’s 2011 Premiere Cuvée Pinot Noir and 2012 Vireton Rosé. During your delectable dessert, rock violinist Aaron Meyer will perform an exclusive concert to top off the evening. Classically trained since age 5, Aaron performs cutting edge original music and arrangements with virtuosity and passion. His fresh and invigorating instrumental style bridges world, contemporary progressive rock and classical genres. This package will be sold for $1,500 per couple up to 25 couples, and will take place on Saturday, June 15, 2013.

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Four-course dinner prepared by Jennifer and Ken Norris of Riffle NW on Saturday, June 15, 2013

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Guided cave tour of Archery Summit Estate

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Exclusive concert by rock violinist Aaron Meyer

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Roundtrip coach transportation to and from Archery Summit Estate

Contributed by: Archery Summit Estate, Aaron Meyer, Jennifer & Ken Norris and Riffle NW

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Exclusive Resorts Luxury

Stunning. A jagged peninsula at Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica stretches out into the warm waters of the Golfo de Papagayo, suggesting you follow suit. There’s a hammock with your name on it. And when your inner explorer calls, there’s plenty to do: set sail from the world-class marina and yacht club. Zip line through the jungle treetops amid the monkeys. Raft the Rio Corbici. Paddle through the nearby sea caves in search of tortoise. Surf Ollie’s Point. Or tee off from the Arnold Palmer golf course. Here, it’s easy to lose yourself in the pura vida spirit, and meander wherever your wanderlust takes you. Expansive terraces over the blue Pacific waters and infinity-edge pools are the hallmark of these splendid homes. Each residence is spacious and carefully designed to be in harmony with the natural beauty of the rain forest. Superb members-only resort amenities include a passport to thrills for kids of all ages. Flex your angling skills wrestling a world-class marlin or sailfish. Onsite guides teach outrigger canoe, standup paddling, surfing, diving, and more—you’ll be richly rewarded with outdoor memories to last a lifetime. Win this package, and you and a guest will enjoy seven nights at one of the Exclusive Resort properties, including this superlative opportunity in Costa Rica. If Costa Rica doesn’t tickle your imagination, you may choose among other properties at Bonita Beach, Florida; Deer Valley, Utah; Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands; Los Cabos, Mexico; Real Del Mar, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico; Scottsdale, Arizona; Snowmass, Colorado; Steamboat Springs, Colorado; or Telluride, Colorado. This package will be sold as one lot; maximum number of people determined by the residence. This lot includes: ■■

Seven nights at an Exclusive Resorts property

Contributed by: Exclusive Resorts Luxury Destination Club Limitations: Vacation will consist of one consecutive seven-night stay in an available Exclusive Resorts residence listed above for an individual (23 years of age or older) and his/her guests. Vacation is not transferable and is subject to terms and conditions of the Exclusive Resorts Club Sponsored Guest Agreement, including without limitation maximum occupancy restrictions. Vacation must be reserved directly through Exclusive Resorts and may only be reserved within 90 days of the desired check-out date. Travel must occur between April 15, 2013 and December 15, 2013, excluding 4th of July and Thanksgiving week, and will be forfeited if not completed by December 15, 2013. Reservations for specific dates, residences and destinations are subject to availability. Eligible destinations and black-out periods subject to change from time to time. Air and ground transportation to and from destination and all other expenses, including but not limited to meals and drinks, phone calls, government fees, transfers, insurance, and any taxes are the sole responsibility of traveler.

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Best Table in the House: 30th Anniversary!

Here is your chance to sit at the premier table at the city’s premier social event of the year on their 30th Anniversary! Nowhere else will you find this singular combination of finely prepared food, rare wine, and spectacular auction packages. And nowhere else will you be as well situated and cared for than at this table—the only premium table we offer. As winner of the Best Table in the House, you’ll ride to the 30th Anniversary Classic Wines Auction in a chauffeured vehicle and be dropped off at the door. Waiting at your table will be a magnum of sparkling wine on ice and your own personal waiter to pour you a flute. Of course, your table is front and center—you’ll miss nothing. To remember the evening, each person at the table will take home four Riedel glasses, and the table will receive five commemorative etched magnums! New this year, enjoy rooms at the Hotel Lucia and a gift card for brunch on Sunday at Imperial (in the Hotel Lucia). Purchase it for you and close friends, or make the investment for your business. There’s no better way to impress clients. This package will be sold as one lot for 10 people for a minimum bid of $15,000. This lot includes: ■■

A premium table for 10 at the 30th Anniversary Classic Wines Auction on Saturday, March 1, 2014

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Five hotel rooms on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Hotel Lucia

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$100 Gift Certificate to Imperial

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One vehicle for transportation to and from the auction

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Chilled magnum of sparkling wine that evening

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Riedel stemware to take home, four glasses per person

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Personal sommelier and food server for the evening

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Five 2014 Classic Wines Auction commemorative etched magnums

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Two seats to the Classic Wines Auction Ambassadors Dinner on Friday, February 28, 2014

To Take Home This Evening:

2010 Adelsheim Vineyard Elizabeth’s Reserve Pinot Noir, signed. . . . . . . . . . . . 1.5 liters One bottle Contributed by: Adelsheim Vineyard (wine), Hotel Lucia and Imperial

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13 NOT Your Average Barbecue Is it possible to have too much fun? Win this lot and find out! This all-American barbecue blends delicious food, great company, and enough entertainment for everyone. You’ll rendezvous at Dick Hannah’s gorgeous riverside home on Saturday, September 7, 2013, just when the weather is at its best. Dinner will be prepared by one of the nation’s foremost barbecue experts, Chef Rick Browne. Chef Browne is one of only a few in the United States to receive an honorary Ph.B (Doctor of Barbecue Philosophy) bestowed upon him by the prestigious Kansas City Barbecue Society for his expertise and commitment to barbecue. As the author of two cookbooks on grilling and co-author of a third, host of Barbecue America, and a guest on numerous television programs, he certainly deserves that title! Confluence Vineyard & Winery will take care of beverages. Founded by Jae and Greg Weber in 2008, the winery reflects the character of the area where it resides. The name “Confluence” is derived from the area, where rivers meet, as well as the vision of a great place and beautiful property where people can meet, relax, share a good time, and enjoy high quality wines. While you dine, the jazz music of Thee Aristocrats will serenade you. Then play on the race car simulator! Pretend you’re driving the Grand Prix and hold on. Afterward, enjoy a tour of Dick Hannah’s stunning house. And the finishing touch for this “not typical” barbecue? A synchronized swimming performance. Sign us up! This package will be sold for $1,500 per couple, for a maximum of 10 couples and will take place Saturday, September 7, 2013. This lot includes: ■■

Two Spots on the guest list at a party hosted in Dick Hannah’s home on September 7, 2013, including wine and cheese tasting in private wine room, synchronized swimming performance, race car simulators and tour the home

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Chef Rick Browne preparing a seven course dinner featuring cedar planked salmon, herbed-prime rib and North Caroline style pulled pork

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Confluence Vineyard & Winery providing wines

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Jazz music performance by Thee Aristocrats

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Gifts to take home that evening: engraved Riedel glasses, a signed copy of Rick Browne’s book, A Century of Restaurants and a bottle of wine from Confluence Vineyard & Winery for each guest

Contributed by: Dick Hannah, Erik Runyan Jewelers, Chef Rick Browne, Confluence Vineyard & Winery, Thee Aristocrats, Celebrity Wishing Wells Production and the Competitive Synchronized Swimming Team at the Multnomah Athletic Club

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Cult California Wines

They’re called “cult” wines for good reason! California’s small wine producers have inspired near hysteria among wine critics for their remarkably crafted Cabernet Sauvignon and proprietary red blends. Collectors have resorted to all sorts of shenanigans—and outrageous sums of money—to procure even a bottle of some of these wines. This lot is a “who’s who” of California’s cult wine producers, assembled for your no-fuss purchase. Take for example, the 2006 Harlan Estate Cabernet. Robert Parker raved about its “classic aromas of crème de cassis, melted licorice, smoked meats, burning embers, and graphite” and awarded it 96 points. But that’s nothing compared to the 100 points he gave the 2007 Harlan, also included here as a magnum! A few other highlights of this dazzling collection include the 2009 Screaming Eagle, 2006 Colgin Cariad Proprietary Red Blend, 2002 Araujo Estate Eisele Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, and the 1996 Harlan Estate Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon—each of which Parker awarded 98 points. This package will be sold as one lot and includes 28 bottles. To take home this evening:

1993 Araujo Estate Eisele Vineyard Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2002 Araujo Estate Eisele Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2003 Bond Napa Valley Pluribus Red Wine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.5 liters One bottle 2002 Bryant Family Vineyard Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2004 Byrant Family Vineyard Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1996 Colgin Herb Lamb Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2003 Colgin IX Estate Napa Valley Red Wine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2004 Colgin IX Estate Napa Valley Red Wine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2006 Colgin Cariad Proprietary Red Blend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Two bottles 2009 Continuum Napa Valley Proprietary Red Wine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2006 Ghost Block Yountville Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1992 Grace Family Vineyards 29 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1996 Harlan Estate Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2006 Harlan Estate Napa Valley Red Wine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2007 Harlan Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, in wood box. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.5 liters One bottle 2008 Hourglass Blueline Vineyard Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Three bottles 2005 Hundred Acre Vineyard Kayli Morgan Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2006 Ovid Napa Valley Red Wine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Two bottles 2006 Peter Michael Winery L’Espirit Des Pavots Red Bordeaux Blend . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Two bottles 2010 Schrader RBS To Kalon Vineyard Napa Valley Beckstoffer Cabernet Sauvignon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle

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15 Dessert Anyone? New Avenues for Youth Signature Lot Once again, we’re delighted to offer the ever-popular New Avenues for Youth Signature Lot: a Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream party all for you! Win this package, and Ben & Jerry’s will bring an ice cream party to your office, or will host it in one of the two New Avenues for Youth Ben & Jerry’s shops. Imagine how your guests’ or employees’ faces will light up when they see the tubs of Chunky Monkey, Cherry Garcia, and more—all waiting for them. We smile just thinking of it. These parties go fast, so get your bidder number ready. Owned and operated by New Avenues for Youth, these non-profit shops provide job training for Portland’s at-risk youth. This package will be sold for $600 per group, up to 50 people per group, maximum of 40 groups. This lot includes: ■■

A Ben & Jerry’s ice cream party for up to 50 at your office or at one of the two New Avenues for Youth Ben & Jerry’s shops

Contributed by: New Avenues for Youth Ben & Jerry’s shops at PSU and Pioneer Square Limitations: At least 30 days advanced notice required for catering orders. Please note that due to high volume there may be limited availability on weekends and during the summer; valid until March 2, 2014.

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16 Leonetti /FIGGINS 2013 Washington Ambassador Lot Have we got the perfect long (three night) weekend for you! Win this lot, and three couples will experience Celebrate Walla Walla weekend and Walla Walla’s premier wineries with the personal guidance of Walla Walla wine royalty: the owners and winemaker of Leonetti Cellar and FIGGINS. You’ll arrive in Walla Walla on Thursday, June 20, 2013, and make the luxurious Marcus Whitman Hotel your home base. A bottle of FIGGINS Estate Red awaits you. Don’t get too comfortable, though, because you’ll be off to Leonetti Cellar for a personal wine tasting and tour—including a barrel tasting—with Chris Figgins. Hearty hors d’oeuvres will complement the tasting. On Friday, you’ll join Chris Figgins as his special guests for his panel discussion and tasting on Walla Walla Valley Cabernet Sauvignon during the Celebrate Walla Walla Valley Wine event. Learn what makes Walla Walla Cabernet so special from the experts. Wines from Walla Walla will be tasted along with others from famous Cabernet producing regions of the world. After the panel discussion, dine alfresco with the Figgins family at the beautiful Figgins Estate Vineyard. Enjoy a vineyard tour and an incredible five-course meal served with special cellar selections from both Leonetti and FIGGINS. Chris Figgins will provide transportation between the hotel and your vineyard dinner experience -that’s service! On Saturday, you’ll enjoy the day exploring all that Walla Walla has to offer, including three rounds of golf at Wine Valley Golf Course and a private shopping experience with Heidi Figgins’ sister-in-law, Teresa, at Walla Walla Clothing Company—practically a miniNordstrom with Teresa’s excellent taste and experience to guide you. And throughout the weekend, be sure to use your passes to experience the Celebrate Walla Walla events. Join over 70 Walla Walla Valley winemakers, two internationally known winemakers, and well known wine critics in exploring one of the world’s most widely recognized red wine grape varieties – Cabernet Sauvignon. Participate in special tastings of rare vintage wines, and receptions with some of the Valley’s most awarded winemakers and much more! As a lasting and delicious reminder of your weekend, you’ll jump to the front of the waiting list for spots on both the coveted Leonetti and FIGGINS cellar mailing lists! This package will be sold as one lot for three couples and will take place Thursday, June 20 to Sunday, 23, 2013.

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Three rooms for three nights lodging at the Marcus Whitman Hotel for three couples with a bottle of FIGGINS Estate Red in each room

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Wine tasting & tour at Leonetti Cellar with heavy appetizers

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Six seats at the Cabernet Sauvignon Panel discussion with Chris Figgins including wine tasting of Cabernet Sauvignon from around the world

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Six passes for the Celebrate Walla Walla Weekend festivities (winemaker dinners on Saturday must be purchased separately at winners expense)

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Five-course dinner paired with wines from Leonetti and FIGGINS at Figgins Estate Vineyard with the Figgins family. Transportation to and from the dinner will be provided by Chris Figgins.

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Three rounds of golf at the Wine Valley Golf Course

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Personal/Private shopping experience at Walla Walla Clothing Company

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Three spots on both the Leonetti Cellar and FIGGINS mailing lists

To take home this evening:

2009 Leonetti Cellar Cabernet Sauvignon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.5 liters Three bottles 2009 FIGGINS Estate Red Wine. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.5 liters Three bottles Contributed by: Leonetti Cellar, FIGGINS, Walla Walla Clothing Company and the Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance

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17 Drycreek Valley Hillside: Cie Goulet Monoprint

As critic Kevin Francis wrote, “Cie Goulet succeeds as a landscape artist because she revivifies those rare moments of exhilaration and wonder that we experience in nature. The spell that she is able to cast through color and imagination testifies to her technique.” Drycreek Valley Hillside, a 58" by 72" monoprint, showcases the exact qualities Francis describes. The work’s geometric yet abstractly gorgeous portrayals of earth and grape vines evokes the wonder a viewer feels while taking in a Sonoma hillside on an August afternoon. Goulet says her rich and dramatic monotypes are inspired by the dramatic light and energy found in Pacific Northwest and California hillsides. What intrigues the artist is the opportunity to find dramatic composition elements— foreshortening, layer of terrain, and more that lead the viewer into the landscape. Evident is the juxtaposition of complementary colors of blue-gold, coral-blue, magentayellow, and the opportunity to manipulate the active sky, water, and shadows. Most exciting is to work from the ever-changing fields in the valleys—the vineyards, hayfields, wheat fields, and hillsides of wild flowers. Such an example is in the monotypes of the hills and vineyards of the Northern Sonoma area. As Goulet says, “It was a particular pleasure to work from the many views of Harry Merlo’s vineyards seen in the monotype, Drycreek Valley Hillside. Cie’s work is included in over 100 Corporate and Private Collections, and can be seen at the Laura Russo Gallery in Portland. This package will be sold as one lot. This lot includes: ■■

“Drycreek Valley Hillside,” Monoprint, 58" wide by 72" tall

To Take Home This Evening:

2011 Coelho Winery of Amity Paciencia Estate Pinot Noir, etched and signed. . . . 1.5 liters One bottle Contributed by: Gary Maffei and Marc Lintner

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18 Six Decades of Bordeaux, Champagne, and Port

Six is a lucky number! Keith and Sharon Barnes invite you to a remarkable dinner presenting world-class vintages from the 1930s through 2000, all accompanied by the amazing cuisine of chef Philippe Boulot. The superb multi-course dinner prepared by renowned Master Chef Philippe Boulot is reason enough to purchase this item. Pair the meal with world class vintage Champagnes, Bordeaux, and Port, and it’s a must-have! 2000 Roederer Cristal (Robert Parker, 98 points) and 1995 Krug Champagne (Robert Parker, 95 points) kick off the dinner. Side-by-side comparisons of 1934/1994 Chateau Haut Brion (Robert Parker, 95 points) and 1945 Chateau Montrose (Robert Parker, 94 points)/1989 Chateau Montrose (Wine Spectator, 98 points) will tantalize through dinner. A 1970 Taylor Fladgate Port (Wine Spectator, 98 points) rounds out the dessert. This package will be sold to a maximum of five couples at $3,000 per couple. Date to be determined based upon mutual acceptability. This lot includes: ■■

Multi-course dinner prepared by James Beard award-winning chef, Philippe Boulot

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World class vintage Champagnes, Bordeaux, and Port paired with each course

Contributed by: Keith & Sharon Barnes and Philippe Boulot

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19 Lob ‘stah at the Campbell’s Friends of the Children Signature Lot Duncan and Cindy Campbell, founders of Friends of the Children, have graciously agreed to open their Tuscan-style home in Sisters, Oregon, to 11 lucky couples for a lobster feed! Win a place, and you’ll check into your own cabin at the FivePine Lodge on Thursday, August 15, 2013. The cabin’s king-sized bed, large plasma television, Italian tile shower, oversized soaking tub, private patio, and fireplace will have you cradled in comfort in no time. Take the stone path to downtown Sisters and explore its charm, head off for a hike, or explore the trails on your mountain bike. Or maybe you’d prefer horseback riding or kayaking. Whatever your outdoor pleasure, Sisters has it. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, a shuttle will take you to the Campbell’s gorgeous home for a lobster feed. L.A. caterer Après Fête, whose resume includes catering a wide variety of fêtes for Hollywood celebrities, knows how to throw a party. From seasonal produce to eye-catching décor, Après Fête will make sure the evening is not only to-die-for delicious, but a lot of fun, too! And, as if you needed more convincing, the Campbells will be serving amazing Cakebread Cellars wines. Then it’s back to your cabin for a blissful night’s sleep in the cool mountain air. You’ve had a wonderful evening, a memorable dinner, scintillating conversation, and a lot of laughs. What could be better? This package will be sold as for $2,500 per couple, for a maximum of 11 couples, and will take place Thursday, August 15, 2013. This lot includes: ■■

Lobster-feed dinner at the Campbell’s home in Sisters on Thursday, August 15, 2013, prepared by Après Fête

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Wines from Cakebread Cellars

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One night’s lodging at FivePine Lodge in a “Classic Cabin”

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Roundtrip shuttle from FivePine Lodge to the Campbell’s home

Contributed by: Cindy & Duncan Campbell, Après Fête, Cakebread Cellars and FivePine Lodge

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20 Solomon Islands Sometimes a person really needs to get away. No, we’re not talking a quick weekend at the coast, but a real get-away, far from the ringing phones and demanding schedule of everyday life. What you need is paradise—a paradise fit for kings. Tavanipupu Island Resort is just that kind of escape. Just ask Prince William and Kate, who enjoyed a stay there during the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Tour. The couple who wins this package will luxuriate for a week at Tavanipupu Island Resort, just off the Solomon Islands. If your idea of paradise is handcrafted bungalows with decadent king-sized beds, some of the best food on the planet, ice cold beer, crystal clear water teeming with life, a relaxing massage over the water—and all of this on a small private island located in one of the wildest places left on earth—well then, you have just found your paradise. Each day, you’ll settle in for a full breakfast, served on your veranda at your convenience. Elegant and delectable two-course lunches and three-course dinners are served in the dining pavilion. Meals are prepared by the creative masters of the Tavanipupu kitchen from the finest local and imported delicacies. You’ll enjoy the island’s well-stocked cellar and full-service bar. Although the resort serves a variety of tantalizing culinary specialties, its focus is on the exquisite seafood that thrives in the pure waters surrounding Tavanipupu. And in addition to its own organic garden, they raise their own chickens for eggs!  Tavanipupu Private Island Resort is located in Marau Sound, Solomon Islands, only 25 minutes east by plane from the Solomon Islands capital of Honiara. This privately owned five-star island is the South Pacific’s best kept secret. For a week, it can be your secret, too. Plus, you can enjoy lunch or dinner on your own private island (really private) located 10 minutes from Tavanipupu by boat. Imagine lots of white sand, spectacular views in all directions and absolute relaxation. This package will be sold as one lot for two people. This lot includes: ■■

Seven days (six nights) at Tavanipupu Island Resort for two people

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All meals included

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Snorkeling, kayaks, stand up boards, sailing, etc. included

Contributed by: Tavanipupu Island Resort Limitations: Trip must be booked by March 2, 2014. Dates subject to availability. All beverages charged separately.

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Connect with Cayuse

This package may not be a week in Paris or an African safari, but any travel agent can sign you up for one of those. On the other hand, these four extraordinary creations from Cayuse Vigneron Christophe Baron will take you places you never dreamed of going. Among these rare, almost impossible to purchase three-liter bottles, you’ll get the 2010 En Cerise Vineyard Syrah, which received a 99-point score from The Wine Advocate’s Jay Miller for the 2008 vintage. Then there’s the 2010 En Chamberlin Vineyard Syrah— the one Wine Spectator rated 96 in 2009, not to mention the 98-point scores Miller has given it the past four years in a row. Not only will you take home these amazing wines, you’ll jump to the head of the long Cayuse Cellar wait list for the rare guaranteed opportunity to experience Cayuse wines for years to come. This package will be sold as one lot and includes four bottles. This lot includes: ■■

Place on the Cayuse Cellar mailing list, bypassing those on the wait list

To take home this evening:

2010 Cayuse Vineyards Camaspelo Red Wine Blend, etched . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 liters One bottle 2010 Cayuse Vineyards Flying Pig Red Wine Blend, etched . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 liters One bottle 2010 Cayuse Vineyards En Chamberlin Vineyard Syrah, etched. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 liters One bottle 2010 Cayuse Vineyards En Cerise Vineyards Syrah, etched. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 liters One bottle Contributed by: Cayuse Vineyards

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22 Royal Treatment with King Estate Your great escape isn’t as far away as you think. Board a private jet and whisk away to King Estate Winery in Eugene, Oregon for an unforgettable two-night weekend of wine and wonder. You and another couple will be greeted by King Estate’s winemaker for a VIP winery tour and wine tasting before settling into your guest house where a lovely dinner awaits you, carefully prepared by King Estate’s culinary team. Refreshed and relaxed the following morning, your tour will take you on a behind-the-scenes tour of King Estate’s organic gardens, bakery, and charcuterie on your way to a specially catered vineyard lunch at the highest elevation point on the property, affectionately known as summit-on-the-hill. Later that evening, you and your friends will enjoy dinner in the gourmet Estate restaurant, where you’ll savor the pairing of King Estate wines with both regional and local ingredients thoughtfully crafted by Executive Chef Ben Nadolny. This will be a weekend to remember, and King Estate knows it! They’ve prepared a delightful gift basket comprised of wine and estate-produced items for you to take home. King Estate is a sustainably farmed 1,033-acre certified organic vineyard complex and state of the art winery situated atop the rolling oak and fir covered slopes in the Coast Range foothills, near the southern end of Oregon’s Willamette Valley. King Estate’s critically acclaimed Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir are available through fine restaurants and retailers around the world. This package will be sold as one lot for two couples. This lot includes: ■■

Private jet transportation to and from King Estate

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VIP winery tour & wine tasting with King Estate’s winemaker

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Two-night stay at King Estate’s guest house

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Behind-the-scenes tour of the organic gardens, bakery and charcuterie

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Vineyard lunch overlooking the rolling hills of the estate (weather dependent)

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$500 Restaurant dining credit; gratuity not included

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King Estate gift basket for each guest (four total)

Contributed by: King Estate Winery Limitations: One roundtrip flight from the Portland, Oregon area to Eugene, Oregon for four people. Roundtrip ground transportation from the Eugene airport to King Estate and back provided. Dates to be determined as King Estate schedule allows.

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23 Samuri, Sunny and REX HILL @ PAM YWCA Clark County Signature Lot Next fall, everyone will be talking about the dinner they wished they could have attended— the dinner invitation you have the chance to snag now! On Friday, October 25, 2013, 12 very lucky couples will gather at the Portland Art Museum’s Trustee Board Room for a fabulous dinner and private tour of the museum’s exhibit of Samurai Warriors: Three Centuries of Japanese Armor and Tradition. The exhibition comes from the Koelliker Collection in Milan, Italy, which is recognized as one of the most important Samurai collections outside Japan for the number and quality of its pieces. Armor, helmets, swords and other battle gear of the Samurai Warriors make up this exhibition dedicated to the powerful military caste that ruled Japan for seven centuries. The objects are superbly crafted and amazingly beautiful. To continue your cultural experience, you will have an opportunity to sample traditional rice wine presented by Joto Saké while nibbling on hors d’oeuvres prepared by your chef for the evening, Sunny Jin, the renowned chef at JORY restaurant at the Allison Inn & Spa. Chef Jin has an impeccable resume, including time with renowned chefs Thomas Keller and Corey Lee, as well as an astounding assignment preparing for a season at the legendary El Bulli. He also worked alongside Tetsuya Wakuda at the southern hemisphere’s top-rated restaurant, Tetsuya’s, in Sydney, Australia. And to complete your dining experience, you’ll enjoy wines from REX HILL. Awardwinning and delicious, their wines reflect quiet power, elegance and eloquence, giving true expression of site, vintage and climate. After your evening winds down, enjoy a night at the Paramount Hotel. You will be transported by limousine, to and from the Museum, so no need to worry! This package will be sold for $1,500 per couple, for a maximum of 12 couples, and will take place Friday, October 25, 2013. This lot includes: ■■

Japanese-inspired dinner prepared by Sunny Jin, chef at JORY, at the Portland Art Museum

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Private tour of the Portland Art Museum’s Samurai Armor Exhibit

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Wines to accompany dinner provided by Rex Hill

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One night lodging at the Paramount Hotel (one room per couple)

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Limousine transportation to and from the Paramount Hotel

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Each couple will take home a 300 ml bottle of Joto Saké from the dinner

Contributed by: Portland Art Museum, Chef Sunny Jin, Joto Saké, LLC, Paramount Hotel, REX HILL, Silver Limousine

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24 New York, New York! New York City during Fashion Week! You’ve read about it in Vogue magazine, now take your place front and center in all the stylish action. The couple who wins this lot will travel on Jet Blue to New York City for four nights during September 5 to September 12, 2013. You’ll make your home base at the Exclusive Resorts Park Avenue Place property, putting you at the heart of the Big Apple’s action. Each of the two-bedroom residences indulge to the Nth degree: luxury finishes, prime locations, and service that stretches the imagination. The midtown flats at Park Avenue Place feature full, modern kitchens, sleek contemporary décor and access to a spectacular spa and fitness center. Fear not, because we have already procured you seats to an internationally noted fashion designer’s showroom, and seating at one of the stellar shows! You’ll pass by the fashion bloggers on the street, eager to take your photo, as you settle in for a seat with a view of the runway. Fashion isn’t the only art you’ll enjoy; you’ll also receive a private tour of the Christie’s auction house headquarters at Rockefeller Plaza. You will have the chance to meet with an auctioneer and learn the “insider’s approach” to wine collection. They will even appraise your collection, if you choose. As a bonus, use your new travel set from The Container Store that includes a spinner 4-wheel upright suitcase, a day traveler bag, tote, cosmetics bag, a pack-it cube set and a travel ready water bottle. Don’t miss this fashionable fun in the Big Apple! This package will be sold as one lot for two people and will take place during fashion week, September 5 – 12, 2013. This lot includes: ■■

Four nights lodging at Exclusive Resorts’ Park Avenue Place property

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Two Jet Blue airline tickets

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Private showing at an internationally noted Fashion Design House Showroom and seating at one of the stellar fashion shows (to be determined closer to trip)

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Tour of the Christie’s headquarters at Rockefeller Plaza, meeting with a Christie’s Auctioneer, appraisal of your wine collection, and a one year subscription to NY Wine Catalogue

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Travel Set including one 4-Wheel Upright Light Suitcase, a Day Traveler Bag, a Tote, a Cosmetics Bag, a Pack-It Cube Set and a Travel Ready Water Bottle

Contributed by: Anne & Mario Bisio, Mario’s, Patti Warner & Jeff Chase, Ed & Cyndy Maletis, JetBlue & Christie’s International Real Estate and The Container Store

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Home Refresh: Inside and out

Wouldn’t you love a little bit of a home refresh? Something inside and outside to allow for more recreation and relaxation? Or perhaps you would like to help your son or daughter with some of their home remodeling projects? Win this package, and you’ll receive professional design consultation, $10,000 worth of materials from Fred Meyer, and a party afterward to show off your new space(s). Men might want a topnotch man cave. Add a plasma TV, surround sound, and a Wii with games, and your buddies will be visiting 24-7. Ladies might want to consider a garden and patio makeover. Besides fresh new patio furniture and an outdoor table where you’ll want to have all your summer lunches, you could add a new grill, lush plantings in grand planters, an outdoor fireplace for our chillier nights, a hammock to enjoy a novel in, and lots of beautiful flowers and candles. Once the work is done, your home will be well equipped for recreation and ready for a party! We’ve got you covered. Feastworks Catering and Charcuterie will feed your group of 25 people. And let’s not forget beer. Widmer Brothers Brewing Company will not only provide a keg of beer for your party, they’re sending over a brewer! Ike Manchester, manager of Widmer’s pilot brewery at the Rose Garden Arena for 17 years will attend your party and discuss Widmer, the brewing process, beer culture, history, and more.  This package will be sold as one lot. This lot includes: ■■

Up to $10,000 materials and goods from Fred Meyer for your makeover

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24 hours of design consultation from Synthesis Interior Design

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Feastworks Catering and Charcuterie for up to 25 people

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Keg of Widmer Brothers beer and attendance by Ike Manchester, professional brewer

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Legacy Moving will pick up, deliver, and unpack Fred Meyer items for the makeover(s)

Contributed by: Fred Meyer, Synthesis Interior Design, Widmer Brothers Brewing Co., Legacy Moving and Feastworks Catering & Charcuterie

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Limitations: The home of the makeover must be located in the Portland metro area. The Fred Meyer merchandise credit and designer services must be redeemed by March 2, 2014. Items selected must be available through the Fred Meyer stores. Design meetings limited to 4 total; initial planning, item selection, item order finalization and set up of rooms. All planning/design meetings and delivery dates to be mutually agreed upon. No interior construction or landscaping to be included in the makeovers. Attendance of Ike Manchester based on availability, for a minimum of two hours.


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26 Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars 2013 California Wine Ambassador Lot Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars has a long, distinguished reputation and is considered a Napa Valley first-growth, boasting a deep heritage, historic vineyards, and iconic Estate-Grown Cabernet Sauvignons – CASK 23, S.L.V. and FAY. Win this package, and two couples will spend an unforgettable weekend in Napa Valley – wining and dining with Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars. Begin by using your roundtrip airfare to travel to the Bay Area from Portland. The bidder will receive the “Keys to the House” a three-night stay, Thursday to Sunday, at Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars’ Fay House. The Fay House is a recently remodeled mid-century ranch home with two bedrooms and two baths. This is an exclusive chance to stay on the historic property—an opportunity not open to the public. In addition, you and your guests will be treated to a private VIP tasting of Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars’ new release wines with Winemaker Nicki Pruss. On two of the nights, dinners will be arranged at the winery’s top restaurant accounts, and paired with a selection of library and current release wines from Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars. Tonight’s winning bidder will take home a cellar-worthy collection of Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars’ iconic Estate-Grown Cabernet Sauvignon wines -- CASK 23, S.L.V. and FAY – in 3 liter format. Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars first brought international recognition to California winemaking and the Napa Valley when the 1973 S.L.V. Cabernet Sauvignon won the now famous 1976 Paris Tasting, besting some of the most celebrated wines of Bordeaux. This package will be sold as one lot for two couples. This lot includes: ■■

Three nights at the Fay House (Thursday to Sunday), on mutually agreeable dates

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Roundtrip (commercial) airfare from Portland to San Francisco or Sacramento for four people

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Private VIP tasting at the winery with winemaker during stay

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Two dinners at two Napa Valley restaurants, including library and new release wines; specific locations to be determined based upon buyer’s palates.

To Take Home This Evening:

2009 Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars CASK 23 Cabernet Sauvignon, etched and hand-painted . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 liters One bottle 2009 Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars S.L.V. Cabernet Sauvignon, etched and hand-painted . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 liters One bottle 2009 Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars FAY Cabernet Sauvignon, etched and hand-painted . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 liters One bottle Contributed by: Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars

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BMW or Lexus?

Talk about a difficult – if envy-inspiring – choice! Courtesy of Kuni Automotive, Lexus of Portland and Kuni BMW, tonight you will get to choose between a 2013 BMW 528i or a 2013 Lexus ES300h. This is your opportunity to own one of these beautiful cars (this is not a lease!), and all proceeds raised go to Classic Wines Auction and our benefiting charities. Incredibly powerful, yet still efficient—the new BMW 528i features a new 2.0-Liter Twin Power Turbo 4-cylinder engine. And, combined with BMW’s technological innovations and luxurious features, you’ll experience a ride like no other. In short, the car maintains its premier status as the benchmark for superior driving performance, precise handling, and driving enjoyment in a world full of premium midsize sedans. The 2013 ES300 is the first-ever ES Hybrid. Providing impeccable refinement, an extended rear valence and exclusively available bamboo trim, it offers the finest in luxury. But its captivating design is only the beginning. It also features a better fuel economy rating than most subcompact cars and has earned the stringent SULEV emission status. Be sure to check-out the cars on display in the lobby at the auction; but remember, you will ultimately get to choose your specific car from Lexus of Portland or Kuni BMW. How will you ever choose? Don’t worry, there is no wrong choice! This package will be sold as one lot. THIS LOT INCLUDES: ■■

Winning bidder’s choice of either a 2013 BMW 528i or a 2013 Lexus ES 300h

Contributed by: Kuni Automotive, Lexus of Portland, and Kuni BMW Limitations: Taxes and fees to be paid by winning bidder. Winning bidder can “trade up” to a more expensive vehicle with the invoice price of the auction vehicle applied to the price of the more expensive vehicle. No cash back.

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Highland Hunting Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel Signature Lot

Four species of upland birds. Five-star lodging. One spectacular ranch. Add it all up and you have the Highland Hills Ranch “Grand Slam of Wingshooting.” Win a place in this package, and you’ll join 13 others. On October 23-25, 2013, you will enjoy world-class hunting, eating, drinking, and camaraderie at Highland Hills Ranch. Twice awarded the coveted ORVIS “Wingshooting Lodge of the Year” most recently in 2012, they continue to set the bar for hospitality, world-class shooting and excellent dogs to hunt behind. When not hunting, guests will enjoy relaxing in the finely appointed 10,000 square-foot lodge and 5 guest cabins, and know the experienced staff have thought of everything. Take a scenic drive through the Columbia Gorge to exit 137 at Arlington. Travel southwest 30 miles and you will arrive at Highland Hills Ranch. After you settle in, you will enjoy shooting clay pigeons on the scenic clay course. You’ll return to “happy hour” where you will enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres followed by a three course dinner. After a good night’s sleep and a hearty threecourse breakfast, you will enjoy world-class bird hunting behind dogs that have pointed collectively more than 50,000 birds. The ranch is a rare jewel among hunting venues. The unique and exceptional 3,000 acre property has topography and natural habitat that is vastly diverse, offering wingshooters the rare opportunity to hunt for chukar, pheasant, valley quail and Hungarian partridge all in the same day, in their native habitat. Among your hunting buddies will be renowned chefs, Vitaly Paley (Imperial, Paley’s Place and Penny Diner) and Philippe Boulot (Multnomah Althletic Club). After your afternoon hunt, return to the lodge to relax with a glass of Old Bridge Cellars wines, Gentleman Jack or Woodford Reserve Bourbon while you anticipate the delicious, game-based meal these two marvelous chefs are creating in the kitchen nearby. This package will be sold for $4,500 per person, for up to 14 people and will take place on October 23-25, 2013. This lot includes: ■■

Two nights at Highland Hills Ranch in double occupancy accommodations

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Sporting clay shoot the first day; day two features a morning and afternoon bird shoot with guides and their professionally trained dogs

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One dinner prepared by Vitaly Paley and Philippe Boulot

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Wines from Old Bridge Cellars

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All meals are included

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Jack Daniel’s Gentleman Jack Rare Tennessee Whiskey and Labrot & Graham Distiller’s Select Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Contributed by: Dennis & Mindi Macnab and Highland Hills Ranch, Philippe Boulot, Vitaly Paley, Brown-Forman, Old Bridge Cellars and Young’s Market Company Limitations: Some single occupancy rooms are available for an additional $500.

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Burgundy Bounty

As the old saying goes, Paris is France’s head; Champagne is her soul; but Burgundy is her stomach. The region is rich with gastronomic goodness, from Bresse chickens to snails to Charolais beef. And, of course, Burgundy is home to glorious, sensual wine fit to complement the finest meals. This astonishing lot of fine Burgundies includes a variety from throughout the region, including the highly regarded Côte d’Or. A few bottles of note are the 1990 Roumier Morey St Denis Clos de la Bussière, full of black fruit, floral aromatics, and a touch of orange peel. The 1996 Domaine Dujac Clos de la Roche shows all the intense cherry and persistent finish that make Dujac a top contender among Burgundies. And let’s not forget the marvelous 1996 Joseph Drouhin Chambertin-Clos de Bèze, a dark, powerful wine. This package will be sold as one lot and includes 20 bottles. To Take Home This Evening:

1990 Mommessin Vosne Romanee Les Suchots Burgundy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1990 Roumier Morey St. Denis Clos de la Bussiere Burgundy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1996 Domaine Bizot Echezeaux Burgundy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 ml One bottle 1996 Domaine Dujac Clos de la Roche Burgundy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1996 Domaine Robert Arnoux Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Les Corvées Pagets Burgundy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1996 Domaine Robert Groffier Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru Les Hauts-Doix Burgundy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2009 Joseph Drouhin Chambertin-Clos de Bèze Burgundy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1998 Arlaud Charmes Chambertin Burgundy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1998 Bocquenet Echezeaux Burgundy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1998 Domaine Armand Rousseau-Père & Fils Ruchottes Chambertin Clos des Ruchottes Burgundy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1998 Frederic Magnien Morey St. Denis Les Ruchots Burgundy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2001 Leroy Nuits St. Georges Aux Lavières Burgundy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2005 Domaine Henri Boillot Volnay 1er Cru Les Fremiets Burgundy . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2005 Frédéric Magnien Echezeaux Burgundy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2007 Maison Nicolas Potel Bonnes Mares Grand Cru Burgundy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2009 Vincent Giradin Les Santentos Premier Cru Volnay Pinot Noir . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Five bottles 1996 Jadot Charmes-Chambertin Burgundy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1997 Hubert Lignier Clos de la Roche Burgundy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle Contributed by: Keith & Sharon Barnes, Greg Kubicek & Betsy Cramer, Dr. Joseph Meurer & Dr. Theresa Clayton, Dennis & Diane Rawlinson, John & Fran von Schlegell and John Stirek

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30 Raise Your Paddle Classic Wines Auction proceeds assist over 82,000 children and families annually. With your support, we can help even more people in our community receive the necessary services and resources they desperately need. Please offer your support. Donations to Raise the Paddle are 100% deductible. Our benefitting charities are: Metropolitan Family Service, which helps to strengthen families and individuals while enhancing their participation in community life; New Avenues for Youth, which helps homeless youth overcome tragic childhoods, exit the streets, and become productive members of our community; Friends of the Children, a mentoring program providing at-risk children with sustained adult role models; YWCA Clark County, empowering survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse and homelessness to overcome adversity through critical service and support; and Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel, one of Oregon’s largest providers of pediatric inpatient and trauma services, providing care to infants, children and teens in Portland and the Northwest. Your generosity can help in so many ways, including the following:

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Provides 25 youth in New Avenues for Youth’s transitional housing program with nutritious meals for a full year

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Provides critical emergency medications, at Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel, to children whose families do not have insurance or other financial means.

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Provides one year of representation to 8 abused, neglected or abandoned children by professionally trained and supervised YWCA Clark County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA).

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Supports 25 children a year to attend Metropolitan Family Service after school activities in high-poverty neighborhoods, and have dinner before they go home.

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Provides Friends of the Children teens with the opportunity to experience college life through spring visits to universities.

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Best of Bordeaux

All the delight of a painstakingly crafted gourmet meal paired with rare Bordeaux, and all the thrill of a blind tasting! This lot offers the tasting of three verticals of the absolutely greatest years of Bordeaux, accompanied by an outstanding dinner prepared by renowned master Chef Philippe Boulot, all at the gracious home of Paula and Wally Rhines. The evening will start with a flute of 1996 Dom Perignon—a wine Robert Parker raved about and awarded 98 points. Then, lucky winners will blind taste the following trophy Bordeaux years and houses, taking a break for dinner courses between each wine year. The wines sampled will include: Lafite Rothschild, Gruaud, Larose, Lynch, and Bages. The years sampled, with Robert Parker’s scores in parentheses, include: 1982 (RP 97+); 1982 (RP 98); 1982 (RP 93); 1986 (RP100); 1986 (RP 96); 1986 (RP 94); 1990 (RP 94); 1990 (RP 99); 1990 (RP 94); 2000 (RP98+); 2000 (RP 94); and 2000 (RP 97). On the night of the dinner, the couple who is able to identify the highest number of wines and years correctly will take home a bottle of 1995 Mouton Rothschild, rated 95 by Robert Parker. This package will be sold as to a maximum of five couples, for $3,000 a couple. Date to be determined based upon mutual acceptability. This lot includes: ■■

Multi-course gourmet meal prepared by Chef Philippe Boulot at the Rhines’ home

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Spectacularly rated Bordeaux wines blind-tasted with each course, plus 1996 Dom Perignon to start

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The couple correctly guessing the year and winery of the most Bordeaux will take home a bottle of 1995 Mouton Rothschild

Contributed by: Wally & Paula Rhines and Philippe Boulot

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32 Evening with a View Winning bidders will perch themselves on top of Portland for wine and dinner at the Allied Works designed home of long-time Classic Wines Auction supporters John and Fran von Schlegell. The event co-hosted by John and Kim Bradley will take place on traditionally one of the most weather-friendly days of the year, Sunday, September 15, 2013. Dinner will feature the inspired cuisine of Chef Jenn Louis, named one of Food & Wine magazine’s best new chefs of 2012. Chef Louis trained at Wildwood Restaurant before creating hotspots Lincoln Restaurant and Sunshine Tavern. Moet Hennessey USA will pair fine wines and champagne with the evening’s courses. This package will be sold for $3,000 per couple, up to 10 couples and will take place on Sunday, September 15, 2013. This lot includes: ■■

Dinner at John and Fran von Schlegell’s home, co-hosted by John and Kim Bradley

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Multi-course menu prepared by Chef Jenn Louis

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A variety of high-end wines and champagne from Moet Hennessy US

Contributed by: John & Fran von Schlegell, John & Kim Bradley, Chef Jenn Louis, and Moët Hennessy USA

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Chateau Ste. Michelle & Woodinville Summer Delights

Hosting live performances since 1984, Chateau Ste. Michelle’s Summer Concert Series stands as one of the Pacific Northwest’s great music venues. The annual series features a diverse line-up of top jazz, rock, blues, and contemporary artists drawn to the scenic and intimate setting. Chateau Ste. Michelle invites two couples to a 2013 Summer Concert of your choice where you will be greeted by President and CEO Ted Baseler and his wife, JoAnne. Begin the weekend by relaxing at the luxurious Willow’s Lodge (you have three nights there). Unwind from the day’s travel and pamper yourselves with treatments at the lodge spa to soothe the body and soul. With the workday officially forgotten, conclude your evening with dinner at the warm, bistro-like setting of Barking Frog. The next afternoon is yours to explore on your own, but the evening belongs to music! Delight in scrumptious hors d’oeuvres and award-winning wines during the Chateau Ste. Michelle pre-concert reception before strolling to the amphitheater and taking your seat in the field reserve section. With an all-encompassing view of the concert field, you’ll sit back and enjoy the performance with wine and sweet treats from the Peacock Lounge. The day after the concert, enjoy the other gems of Woodinville with tastings at DeLille Cellars, Betz Family, Mark Ryan, Sparkman Cellars, Lachini and JM Cellars. Each couple will take a little bit of the weekend home with a mixed case of Chateau Ste. Michelle’s highly acclaimed wine. Tonight’s winning bidder will take home an etched and hand-painted Chateau Ste. Michelle 2009 Artist Series Meritage, rated 91 points by Wine Spectator, 3 liters from DeLille Cellars and Sparkman Cellars, magnums from Mark Ryan, Lachini and JM Cellars, and two bottles from Betz Family Winery. This package will be sold as one lot for two couples. This lot includes:

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Tastings at Delille Cellars, Betz Family, Mark Ryan, Sparkman Cellars, Lachini and JM Cellars

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One case of Chateau Ste. Michelle wine for each couple available during your stay at Willows Lodge


Live Auction To Take Home This Evening:

2009 Chateau Ste. Michelle Artist Series Meritage, etched and hand-painted. . . 3 liters One bottle 2010 Sparkman Cellars Columbia Valley Wilderness Red Wine Blend . . . . . . . . 3 liters One bottle 2010 DeLille Cellars D2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 liters One bottle 2010 JM Cellars Boushey Syrah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.5 liters One bottle 2010 Lachini Family Estate Pinot Noir, signed in wood box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.5 liters One bottle 2010 Mark Ryan Winery Dead Horse Cabernet Sauvignon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.5 liters One bottle 2010 Betz Family Winery La Cote Rousse Syrah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2010 Betz Family Winery La Serenne Syrah. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle Contributed by: Chateau Ste. Michelle, Willows Lodge, DeLille Cellars, Betz Family Winery, Mark Ryan Winery, Sparkman Cellars, Lachini Vineyards and JM Cellars. Limitations: Concert tickets are date specific and valid for 2013 concert series only; no exceptions. All concerts may not be available at time of fulfillment. Pre-Concert Reception takes place between 5:00pm and 6:30pm.

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2013 Commemorative Magnums

Lucky winners of these commemorative magnums will agree that the pleasure of a glass of wine is doubled when the wine’s artistic merit is matched by the beauty of its bottle. It’s twice the pleasure! Each of these magnums of 2011 Coelho Winery of Amity Paciência Estate Pinot Noir is beautifully etched with Cie Goulet’s Drycreek Valley Hillside by Xena Etched Graphics. Only 150 bottles have been created and all are signed by the winemaker. Cie Goulet captures those rare moments of exhilaration and wonder that we experience in nature, just as Coelho reflects the magic developed from the vineyards. This package will be sold as for $200 per bottle. You may also purchase these on our website classicwinesauction.com. The 2011 Coelho Winery of Amity Paciência Estate Pinot Noir will be available for tasting during the silent auction reception. To Take Home This Evening:

2011 Coelho Winery of Amity Paciência Estate Pinot Noir, etched and signed. . . 1.5 liters One bottle Contributed by: Coelho Winery of Amity

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35 Taste Tuscany with Badia a Coltibuono 2013 International Ambassador Lot Two lucky couples will spend a week in Italy’s Chianti region at the luxurious cooking school and Bed and Breakfast, Badia a Coltibuono, in a region rich with history, tradition, and natural beauty. And did we mention the spectacular food and wine? Badia a Coltibuono (which means Abbey of the Good Harvest) is more than one thousand years old. In 1846, Coltibuono was bought by Guido Giuntini, a Florentine banker and great grandfather of Piero Stucchi-Prinetti. Under the guidance of Piero Stucchi Prinetti, the estate grew and built a solid reputation in Italy and abroad through the high quality of its products. Nowadays, Stucchi Prinetti’s children Roberto, Emanuela and Paolo continue the activities embarked upon by their ancestors. At the Badia Coltibuono, where a thousand years ago monks developed sustainable methods of cultivating the land, today the Stucchi Prinettis are committed to organic agriculture, with an eye on preserving the land for future generations. Start your trip with two Business Elite class tickets courtesy of Delta Airlines and begin to relax before the plane leaves the gate. The couple who wins this package will spend seven days, six nights at the Badia, enjoying the best of Italy’s Chianti region. You’ll spend two full days in a “full immersion” style of cooking class, including hands-on cooking lessons, shopping visits to local farmers markets, and a welcome meal. But you won’t be cooking every night. This package includes three dinners in the Villa’s private dining room. Your meals may include handmade fresh pasta, traditional local meats such as lamb or rabbit, not to mention the exceptional steaks from the local cattle breed, the Chianina. To round off the meal may be local sheep and goat cheeses; homemade cakes and tarts add a touch of sweetness; and to complement the meal will be the Badia’s own wines, Badia a Coltibuono, as well as those of the Chianti region. Other quality Italian vintages will be brought from the Badia’s cellars to your table. You’ll also spend one day enjoying a guided tour of the Badia’s state-of-the-art winery in Monti in Chianti, and picnic in view of the vineyards. You’ll taste library wines and explore the winery fully. You won’t want to leave the Badia, but a farewell meal with Roberto Stucchi, the Classic Wines Auction Ambassador, will ease the pain. You’ll dine in Badia’s restaurant. Situated in the original but refurbished stables, and with elegant contemporary flair, the restaurant’s atmosphere is warm and welcoming, while the surrounding garden enhances the overall mood with a touch of romance. During hotter months, meals are served outdoors under a bower of climbing roses and wisteria. 



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Live Auction Tonight, each couple will take home one bottle of 2009 Badia a Coltibuono Sangioveto and one bottle of 2008 Badia a Coltibuono Chianti Classico Riserva. This package will be sold as one lot for two couples. This lot includes: ■■

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Private tasting of historical vintages and tour of winery property

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Farewell dinner with Roberto Stucchi at the restaurant

To Take Home this Evening:

2007 Badia a Coltibuono Sangioveto. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Two bottles 2008 Badia a Coltibuono Chianti Classico Riserva . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Two bottles Contributed by: Badia a Coltibuono and Delta Airlines Limitations: Trip to be scheduled on mutually agreeable dates; valid until March 2, 2014.

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36 A Day of Joy in Honor of 2013 VINI

Award Recipient Linda Rae Hickey

We are honored to recognize Linda Rae Hickey as our 2013 VINI Award recipient. Linda Rae has left an indelible mark on the Classic Wines Auction, serving three times as a co-chair, providing her leadership to our Raise your Paddle efforts and recently forming and serving as Chair of the Classic Wines Auction Emeritus Board. When offered the VINI Award, Linda Rae accepted, but requested that the event in her honor provide a Day of Joy for children and families served by the Classic Wines’ charities. On Sunday, September 8, 2013, children and families served by our partner charities will participate in a Day of Joy at the Rose Quarter Commons. With all of the barriers these families encounter on a daily basis, this is an opportunity for them to experience a day filled with wonder and possibilities. This festive afternoon will include live entertainment, interactive games, face painting, sports activities, music, food carts, and more. Celebrity guests including players from the Portland Trail Blazers and Portland Timbers teams will help make this day a memorable, once in a lifetime experience for children and families. Your $1,000 donation recognizes Linda Rae Hickey’s philanthropic passion and supports a Day of Joy for the children and families served by: Metropolitan Family Service, New Avenues for Youth, Friends of the Children-Portland, YWCA Clark County and Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel. And each bidder will receive a bottle of Veuve Champagne this evening; the perfect embodiment of fun, celebration and joy! This lot will be sold for $1,000 to an unlimited number of bidders This lot includes: ■■

Support of a Day of Joy on Sunday September 8, 2013 at the Rose Quarter Commons for children and families served by Metropolitan Family Service, New Avenues for Youth, Friends of the ChildrenPortland, YWCA Clark County and Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel

To Take Home This Evening:

Veuve Champagne. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle Contributed by: Rose Quarter Commons, Frank Roberti and Moët Hennessy USA

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37 Napa/Sonoma Adventure California is surely the center of American winemaking, and Napa and Sonoma are at its heart. With this package, four guests will win an insider’s experience of this fabled region. Your four day, three night trip (in June or July 2013) begins with a mid-week flight in a private jet from the Aurora airport to Charles M. Schulz airport in Sonoma. Pick up your (complimentary) rental car and you’ll travel to Healdsburg to the Jordan Winery, where you’ll spend two nights in Jordan’s luxurious estate suites—going to bed to a turn-down service, and awakening to breakfast. While you’re on the gorgeous Jordan property, you’ll receive a VIP tour of the winery and grounds—taking in the vine-covered chateau, the acres of verdant vines, and tasting the winery’s remarkable Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon wines and estate grown extra virgin olive oil. Your private driver will be happy to shuttle you to the quaint town on Healdsburg for sight-seeing. During your stay in Healdsburg, enjoy dinner at Willi’s Seafood & Raw Bar, where East Coast and South America meets wine country. The eclectic raw bar features an everchanging selection of fresh seafood including at least eight varieties of oysters. Then it’s off to Napa for a full schedule of activities. You’ll enjoy a private tour of Staglin Family Vineyard’s underground winery/cave in Rutherford, Napa Valley, complete with a tour of the 64-acre property, surrounded by the beautiful world class vineyards first planted in 1864 and a tasting of the award-winning wines.  The Far Niente’s Friday Executive Reception and Luncheon awaits you. You’ll sit down to an outdoor lunch with the winery’s principals and a handful of carefully selected guests before touring their classic car collection. Shift your luggage to your new and last night’s accommodations at The Historic Sutter Home Victorian Inn at Trinchero Famiy Estate. Constructed in 1884 by John Thomann, it has long been one of Napa Valley’s most picturesque landmarks. Acquired by the Trinchero family in 1986, it has been painstakingly restored to its original splendor and today is used for meetings, hospitality events and private tastings for wine and food industry guests. Guestrooms are located in the adjacent carriage house and water tower, replicas of the original 19th century buildings on the site. All have been meticulously restored and have private baths. The chefs at the Victorian Inn take great pride in serving the best breakfast in the Napa Valley. Their morning coffee service begins at 7:00 a.m. in the carriage house, after which early risers can enjoy a morning stroll in our beautiful rose garden. Working closely with local farmers and purveyors, their chefs source the freshest ingredients to work their magic. While on property enjoy a lunch and private VIP tour and tasting.

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Live Auction The amazing wines and beautiful estate of Nickel & Nickel is on your agenda, too! You’ll experience a seated tasting of their single-vineyard Cabernets as well as a tour of the estate’s historic Sullenger House, cutting-edge winery and subterranean wine cellar. The estate, originally an 1880s farmstead, boasts 80-year old olive trees. This package will be sold as one lot for two couples. This lot includes: ■■

Roundtrip flight on private jet between Aurora Airport and Charles M. Schulz airport in Sonoma in June or July, 2013

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Tour and tasting at Nickel & Nickel

To take home this evening:

2003 Jordan Vineyard and Winery Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon . . . . 1.5 liters Two bottles 2006 Staglin Family Vineyard Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, etched . . . . . . . . . . . 1.5 liters One bottle Contributed by: Shari, Garen, Shannon & Brandon Staglin of Staglin Family Vineyard, Jordan Vineyard and Winery, Nickel & Nickel, Far Niente, Anonymous, Enterprise Rent-a-Car Beaverton, Willi’s Seafood & Raw Bar and Trinchero Family Estate Limitations: Trip to be scheduled on mutually agreeable dates in June or July 2013, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. No children or pets permitted. All tours need to be booked as soon as possible. Far Niente Executive lunches do not take place every Friday (four weeks’ notice required).

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38 Legendary Cabernet Dinner This lot consists of a unique dinner featuring 27 bottles of specially selected rare wines which will transform the dinner into a one-of-a-kind evening hosted by Diane and Denny Rawlinson. One table of eight guests will taste cult and rare Cabernets—some of the very finest produced in California—rare Bordeaux, an Italian Super Tuscan Cabernet, and white Burgundies—each garnering ratings in the mid-to-high “90s” some rated “97,” “98,” or “99,” and two rated a perfect “100.” Enjoy a multi-course feast designed to complement the Rawlinson’s wines. This package is consistently a favorite— don’t miss out! To be held Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 5:00 pm, or such other date and time the parties might agree. Wines to be served at dinner (the Wine Spectator and the Wine Advocate ratings based on 100-point scale are set forth in parentheses) are listed below:

Apertif Wines (rating)

Dinner Wines

Apertif White 2004 Latour Batard Montrachet (96) 2000 Latour Corton Charlemagne (95) 2005 Marcassin Marcassin Vyd Chardonnay (99)

1994 Silver Oak Alexander Valley (93) 1995 Caymus Special Selection (97) 1995 Dunn Napa (95) 1996 Dominus (98) 1997 Ridge Montebello (95) 1997 Silver Oak Alexander Napa (94) 1997 Dominus (94) 1998 Ridge Montebello (95) 1999 Philip Togni (97) 1999 Peter Michael Les Pavots (96) 2001 Phillipe Melka Matisse (94) 2003 Staglin (94) 2003 Merus (97) 2003 Ramey Jericho Canyon (96) 2003 Chateau Montelena (98) 2004 Hobbs Beckstoffer To-Kalon

A. Apertif Cult Cabernet 2001 Verite La Muse (100) 2001 Araujo Eisele (97) 2004 Colgin Cariad (98) 2006 Bryant Family (98) B. Apertif Bordeaux/Italian 1989 Montrose (100) 1982 Chateau Certan De May Pomerol (98) 1995 Sassicaia (97) 1997 Cheval Blanc (96)

This package will be sold for $2,500 per couple, maximum of 4 couples and held on Sunday, September 8, 2013. Contributed by: Dennis & Diane Rawlinson

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39 Inspirato No hassle, no uncertainty. Inspirato is a members-only luxury vacation solution that offers the best of a destination club’s consistency and service with the value and flexibility of villa rentals. Expect fantastic resort amenities, including the luxury of a personal destination concierge to plan your perfect vacation. The winning bidder will choose one of eight luxurious, five-bedroom CéBlue Villas at Crocus Bay, Anguilla, British West Indies for seven nights. Just 16 miles long and a mere three miles across, Anguilla is petite - but she makes a statement. Her nearly three dozen pristine beaches boast some of the whitest, finest sands in the Caribbean, and her relatively flat topography gives way to sweeping ocean views from almost any vantage. With a population of just under 15,000, you’re unlikely to find yourself lost in a crowd at any point. Unlike neighboring St. Martin, you won’t find glitzy casinos and hopping nightlife here. But with a string of ultra-luxury properties and chic dining venues punctuating ribbons of picture-perfect shoreline, Anguilla remains one of the most exclusive destinations in the region. Each family-friendly residence at CéBlue Villas and Beach Resort comfortably accommodates up to ten guests and includes daily housekeeping, dedicated Inspirato concierge service, pre-arrival grocery shopping (cost of groceries is not included), and access to the amenities at CéBlue Villas and Beach Resort. And your trip to paradise will be made easier with four coach tickets from United Airlines. This package will be sold as one lot for up to ten people. This lot includes: ■■

Seven nights in one of Inspirato’s eight CéBlue Villas, Anguilla, British West Indies

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Four coach tickets from United Airlines

Contributed by: Inspirato and United Airlines Limitations: Each villa sleeps ten people. Blackout dates include the weeks of Christmas, New Year’s, Presidents Day, Thanksgiving, Fourth of July, Memorial Day, Labor Day, and Spring Break (last three weeks of March and the first two weeks of April). Vacations are based upon availability. All vacations are 7-nights, beginning on a Saturday or Sunday. Attendees must book their trip by September 2, 2013 and travel by March 2, 2014. Prize does not include transportation to/from destination or any other auxiliary amenities (private chef, gratuity, etc.). Individual booking stay must be at least 23 years old. This donation allows you to travel as an Inspirato member, but does not grant a full membership to Inspirato. A government imposed fee of 10% of the value of the trip plus $20 cash for each individual in the party is to be paid upon departure by the trip purchaser. Flight reservations should be coordinated directly with United Airlines.

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Beautiful Bordeaux Bottles

Ah, Bordeaux. Even the name makes the wine lover’s heart beat faster. The subtlety and nuance of a fine Bordeaux arguably surpasses that of any other wine on Earth. In many parts of the world, a bottle of fine Bordeaux on the table is a symbol of the ultimate in taste and hospitality. With this spectacular collection of 23 bottles from older vintages, you’ll have the core of an enviable collection of Bordeaux from some of the best producers. Among this collection are several bottles of distinction, including two 1966 Chateau LafiteRothschilds still showing complex, elegant aromatics; and a 1983 Chateau Latour Paulliac First Growth with intense, rich fruit and superb balance. Prepare the decanter and sit back to enjoy—you have some superlative drinking in front of you! This package will be sold as one lot and includes 23 bottles. To Take Home This Evening:

1964 Château Latour de Grand Vin Bordeaux, low shoulder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1964 Château Mouton Rothschild Bordeaux, low fill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1966 Château Lafite-Rothschild Bordeaux, low shoulder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Two bottles 1966 Château Latour Pauillac Bordeaux. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Four bottles 1966 Château Latour Grand Vin Premier Grand Cru Classé Bordeaux, very low shoulder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1967 Château Prieuré-Lichine Margaux Bordeaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 375 ml One bottle 1970 Château Picque Caillou Grand Cru de Graves Bordeaux, low shoulder . . . 750 ml Two bottles 1976 Château Lafite Rothschild Pauillac Bordeaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1978 Château Cos d’Estournel St. Estephe Bordeaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1978 Château Palmer Margaux Bordeaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1978 Grand Vin de Léoville St. Julien Bordeaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1983 Chateau Latour Paulliac, First Growth Bordeaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1985 Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou St. Julien Bordeaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1986 Château Gruaud Larose Saint-Julien Bordeaux Blend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1988 Chateau Leoville Las Cases Bordeaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Two bottles 1989 Château Troplong Mondot Grand Cru Saint-Emillion Bordeaux Blend . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1990 Cos d’Estournel Bordeaux Blend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle Contributed by: Gretchen & Larry Button, Harry & Karen Groth, Gretchen Holce, Dennis & Diane Rawlinson, Wally & Paula Rhines and Vivian Weber

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Bandon Dunes Escape

Bandon Dunes is true to the spirit of Scotland’s ancient links. Here, players immerse themselves in the traditions of a timeless game and the grandeur of Oregon’s rugged coast. Sweeping, untamed shores stretch for miles. Primeval grassy dunes roll to the sea. Five distinctly different courses have been conceived in harmony with the natural environment. They combine with all the essential elements to reveal a new golf experience every time you play. But Bandon Dunes is about far more than simply golf. The Resort’s restaurants specialize in the kind of food that makes gourmand’s mouths water, and its cellar is stocked with the finest wine and spirits. Its lodging ranges from spacious rooms to luxurious cabins, all sharing in common that they are oases of sumptuous serenity. Bandon Dunes also offers spa services to help you forget all about the hassles of the city. Win this lot, and four people will fly to Bandon Dunes on a private jet to spend the night and plan two days tailored to their personal desires. Golf, whiskey, and cigars? No problem. Or maybe a day of sybaritic massage and facials followed by Champagne by the fire? Done. Once you’re completely rejuvenated, your private jet awaits to take you home. This package will be sold as one lot for four people. This lot includes: ■■

Private Citation 560 jet for roundtrip flight between Aurora Airport and Bandon Dunes

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Two rooms for one night at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort

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Eight rounds of 18 holes of golf at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort

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$500 Bandon Dunes Golf Resort gift card to spend how you choose

Contributed by: David & Ann Thompson, Bandon Dunes Golf Resort and Friends of the Children

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Pinot, Planes, and Classic Cars

Pete and Chris Nickerson, joined by John and Kim Bradley, invite you to a one-of-a-kind Pinot Noir winemaker dinner set in a private hangar at the Aurora Airport on Saturday, August 17, 2013. You will become a part of Aviation History and have the unique opportunity to admire—and possibly even ride in—one of the oldest DC-3s still flying. Because of her age, every time the DC-3 flies she breaks a new world record! Tour this and other aircraft—as well as gorgeous classic cars before settling in to dinner. (We invite guests to bring their own classic cars for oohs and ahs.) But this dinner isn’t just about marvelous machinery. Devil’s Food Catering has planned a marvelous, multi-course gourmet meal for you, and Et Fille Winery has selected four of their celebrated wines to pour! Devil’s Food is known for preparing meals with the best local, seasonal ingredients, as well as that something extra—wit and style. Et Fille creates wines of elegant aroma, texture, and balance by handcrafting wines that highlight the best vineyards they can find. For your enjoyment, they’ll be serving four Et Fille wines: 2010 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir, 2011 Heredity Pinot Noir, 2010 Palmer Creek Vineyard Pinot Noir, and 2010 Kalita Vineyard Pinot Noir. Deliciously crafted food and wine, ingeniously constructed aircraft, and beautifully restored classic cars—all that’s missing is you! This package will be sold for $500 per couple, for a maximum of 30 couples, and will take place Saturday, August 17, 2013. This lot includes: ■■

Tour of vintage aircraft and classic cars in a private hangar at the Aurora Airport on Saturday, August 17, 2013

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Multi-course gourmet meal prepared by Devil’s Food Catering

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Et Fille wines paired with each course

Contributed by: Pete & Chris Nickerson, John & Kim Bradley, Et Fille Wines, and Devil’s Food Catering

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43 FORE! in Ireland We all know the best way to get the inside scoop on a country is to travel with someone who lives there. Win this lot and one couple will spend a glorious seven days and six nights playing golf in Ireland with the benefit of the hospitality and insider knowledge of Patricia and John French. For the first three nights, you’ll have your own two-bedroom apartment at Linksview House in the seaside village of Castlerock in Northern Ireland, with stunning views of the Donegal Peninsula. You’ll be just steps from the Castlerock golf course and from the beach. Every morning, a continental breakfast will await you. Eat up, because you’ll be burning calories soon on the links. Two 18 hole rounds will be at Castlerock Golf Course. Castlerock is a links course set among rolling sand dunes. Its scenic qualities embrace the river Bann flowing out to the Atlantic, and also eye-catching views of Donegal. On a clear day visitors can see towards Scotland and the Isle of Islay. One more round of golf—at the Royal Portrush World Famous Dunluce Course—await you, along with a local golf pro, and your host, John French. Royal Portrush Golf Club is home to one of the best and most challenging links golf courses in the world, the Dunluce Links. While you’re in Castlerock, you’ll enjoy dinner at John and Patricia French’s home, Bally French. Patricia French will also take you on a private tour of Northern Ireland’s most popular tourist destination, Giants Causeway, a large stretch of staircase shaped rocks is the results of cooled lava from volcanic eruptions over 65 million years ago. You won’t want to miss a tour of Bushmill’s either; make sure to bring home a bottle of 12-year old single malt whisky. The last half of your trip will take place in Dublin! You’ll spend three nights at the O’Callaghan Alexander Hotel in Dublin, a hidden gem located in central Dublin within strolling distance of Grafton Street, Merrion Square, and Trinity College. This excellent four-star hotel is beautifully appointed with large bay windows, a spacious lobby area, and a stone round tower facade. The hotel fills with light and is bright and airy. The guest rooms have recently been fully refurbished and include luxury touches like cashmere bed throws and plasma TVs. This package will be sold as one lot for two people.

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Three nights in two-bedroom apartment at Linksview House including four continental breakfasts

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Three nights at the O’Callaghan Alexander Hotel in Dublin

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One round of golf at the Royal Portrush Dunluce Course, playing with a local pro and John French

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$60 towards tour, tasting at Bushmills Irish Whiskey, and take home 12-year old single Malt Whiskey

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Private Tour of Giants Causeway

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Dinner at Bally French, the home of John and Patricia French

Contributed by: John and Patricia French, O’Callaghan’s Hotels, Joseph Barr and YWCA Clark County

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Just Do It…for the Kids

Nike holds cachet across the world, but for many children, Nike is just a name on a shoe their families will never be able to afford. We’re immensely lucky to have Nike and its hundreds of talented, productive employees in our backyard. Win this package, and on one day you can introduce 20 deserving children from one of Classic Wines Auction’s charities to the behind-the-scenes action at Nike. The day begins at the Nike’s International Headquarters in Beaverton, where the group will get a tour, meet shoe designers, and learn more about Nike’s design process. They’ll marvel at the Nike campus’s grounds, and they’ll expand their horizons as they learn about what it takes to create, manufacture, and market Nike products. Plus, you never know who you might meet—maybe a sports figure like running legends Alberto Salazar or Galen Rupp. The day will include lunch at one of the Nike Cafes, and each child will receive a $100 Nike gift card—a dream! And you will have been the person to make that dream come true. Who knows what will fruit from the seeds planted on this very special visit? And remember, since this is a gift for the kids, your support is 100% deductible. This package will be sold as one lot for 20 youth served by one of our benefiting charities. This lot includes: ■■

20 youth from one of Classic Wines Auction’s charities and the winning bidder will enjoy an insider’s experience at Nike

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Lunch at one of Nike’s cafes

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The 20 youth will each receive a $100 Nike gift card

Contributed by: Nike

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Bountiful Basel Cellars

Win this package, and you and four other couples will enjoy the perfect combination of rugged western beauty and luxury for three nights at Basel Cellars Estate Winery. Located in the heart of the Walla Walla Valley, Basel Cellars resides on 85 acres overlooking the Walla Walla River with vistas of wheat-covered foothills showcased against the violet silhouettes of the Blue Mountains. The surrounding vineyards complete this beautiful setting. Basel Cellars’ grounds, resort, and facilities are outstanding. Designated with the “Destination Winery of the Year Award” by Sunset Magazine, Basel provides the perfect spot to enjoy premier wines and gracious hospitality. You can relax and take in the Lodge -like grandeur, handcrafted wood and stonework, while enjoying the casual style and beauty of the Pacific Northwest. The 13,000 square foot facility is complete with gated security, a gourmet kitchen, hot tub, sauna, private outdoor pool, Harley Davidsonthemed entertainment room, acres of gorgeously landscaped gardens, and more. While you’re luxuriating in your Basel Cellars home, you’ll experience a private barrel tasting and VIP tour of the facilities. Ned Morris, Basel Cellars’ winemaker, will join you for a gourmet five-course dinner accompanied by the winery’s stellar vintages. Weather permitting, you will experience a delicious lunch in the vineyard (in one of Walla Walla’s delicious restaurants if weather doesn’t permit outdoor dining!) It’s hard to imagine leaving your beautiful home-away-from-home, but 18 holes of golf await you at the Wine Valley Golf Club in Walla Walla. Additionally, your own private driver will take your group to visit some of Walla Walla’s other marvelous wineries. Finally, a tasting for ten at Walla Walla Vintners awaits you. Walla Walla wonderful, indeed! This package will be sold as one lot for five couples. This lot includes:

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Five rooms for three nights at Basel Cellars estate

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Private barrel tasting and tour of Basel Cellars

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Five-course dinner at Basel Cellars estate with winemaker Ned Morris

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Lunch in the vineyard

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18 holes of golf at the Wine Valley Golf Club in Walla Walla for the group

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Tour with private driver for up to five hours through Walla Walla for tastings at other wineries

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Tasting at Walla Walla Vintners


Live Auction To take home this evening:

2007 Basel Cellars Estate Cabernet Sauvignon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Two bottles 2007 Basel Cellars Merriment Flagship Bordeaux Style Blend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Two bottles Contributed by: Basel Cellars and Walla Walla Vintners Limitations: Trip to be scheduled on mutually agreeable dates.

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46 Iconic Italian Wines For some of us, the passionate, haunting flavor of Italy’s great wines surpasses all others and are some of the greatest food wines available. What complements a dinner of truffles and roasted boar better than a complex Barolo with rich, smoky woodland notes overlaying jammy fruit, spice, and leather? Win this package, and you’ll have many Barolos to choose from, as well as another spectacular Nebbiolo, the 1996 Gaja Sori San Lorenzo. The package includes other luscious Italian wines, too, including three—three!—magnums of the remarkable Valdicava Madonna del Piano Brunello di Montalcino Riserva, a truly glorious wine lush with the fragrance of truffles, foie gras, and rich fruit. This package will be sold as one lot and includes 22 bottles. To take home this evening:

1996 Azelia San Rocco Borolo Nebbiolo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1996 Bruno Giacosa Barolo Falletto Riserva Nebbiolo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1996 Gaja Sori San Lorenzo Nebbiolo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1997 Brezza Sarmassa Barolo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Two bottles 1997 Flavio Roddolo Ravera Barolo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Two bottles 1997 Fontodi Flaccianello Red Wine. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1998 Marchesi Gondi Mazzaferrata Dry Red Wine. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1999 Fontodi Flaccianello Red Wine. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1999 Paneretta Terrine Sangiovese Blend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 1999 Vietti “Villero” Riserva Barolo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2001 Antinori Guado al Tasso Bolgheri Proprietary Red Blend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml One bottle 2001 Valdicava Madonna del Piano Brunello di Montalcino Riserva . . . . . . . . 1.5 liters Three bottles 2003 Elio Grasso Barolo Gavarini Chiniera DOCG Nebbiolo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Three bottles 2003 Masi Costasera Classico Amarone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Six bottles 2004 Elio Grasso Barolo Gavarini Chiniera DOCG Nebbiolo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Three bottles 2005 Elio Grasso Barolo Gavarini Chiniera DOCG Nebbiolo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Three bottles 2006 Elio Grasso Barolo Gavarini Chiniera DOCG Nebbiolo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 ml Three bottles Contributed by: Admiralty Beverage Direct Imports, Bruce Ramseyer & rosemary Trierweiler, Dennis & Diane Rawlinson, Wally & Paula Rhines, Steve Tighe, Tom & Cynthia Mulflur, Karen Hinsdale & Michael Preisz and John Stirek

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Serenity at Domaine Serene

Two couples will enjoy the best that the Willamette Valley has to offer with a two-night stay at their own private hideaway on the grounds of the prestigious Domaine Serene Winery. With picturesque views from every vantage and the heart of the valley at your fingertips you will experience this unique and unspoiled region in grand style. A bottle each of the award-winning Domaine Serene Chardonnay and Pinot Noir will be ready at the Winery Hill House for you to enjoy during your stay. Your visit includes a VIP tour of the landmark five-level gravity flow winery where guests will see first-hand how ultra-premium, hand-crafted boutique wine is made. After the tour, sip exquisite Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Syrah in Domaine Serene’s beautiful cave. With two nights, you’ll be able to visit neighboring wineries, or simply relax in Domaine Serene’s Tuscan-inspired respite as you wander the vineyards or nap in the garden. This package will be sold as one lot for two couples. This lot includes: ■■

Two-night stay at the Winery Hill House at Domaine Serene

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Private tour and tasting

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One bottle each of Domaine Serene Chardonnay and Pinot Noir

to take home this evening:

2005 Domaine Serene Monogram Pinot Noir . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 liters One Bottle Contributed by: Domaine Serene

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