A LETTER FROM FAMILY BUILDING BLOCKS
Welcome to our sixth annual Uncorked Wine Auction. Tonight you will be investing in young children and families in our community. Thanks to our generous sponsors, all of your donations this evening will provide crucial support to over 1,100 children, directly bringing hope and opportunities that they would not otherwise have. While the challenges seem greater than ever, so also are the opportunities to make a difference. Together we are working to keep children safe and families together. Tonight is your opportunity to do just that. The future success and health of our community depends on it. Have a wonderful evening! Cheers! Pamela Abernethy President, Board of Directors
Patrice Altenhofen Executive Director
TABLE OF CONTENTS The Eveningâ€™s Program
Family Building Blocks
Wineries & Brewery
Tasting Wines & Brew
Silent Auction Floorplan
Auction Purchase Guidelines
Special Thanks Donors & Sponsors
THE EVENING’S PROGRAM Welcome to the 6th Annual Uncorked Wine Auction Saturday, May 18, 2013
Wine Tasting Reception with Featured Winemakers, Brewery, Guest Chefs & Silent Auction
Silent Auction Closes
Gourmet, Multi-Course Dinner Paired with Premier Wines
Live Auction featuring World Class Wines & Luxury Adventures
9:00 . . . until Your Mom Calls Live music courtesy of “Magnolia” with Harris Long & Matt Sazima in the Uncorked Lounge
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A LETTER FROM OUR PRESENTING SPONSOR
FAMILY BUILDING BLOCKS
“Keeping Children Safe & Families Together” Family Building Blocks is a child abuse prevention program that helps more than 1,100 children a year. We work to break the intergenerational cycle of child abuse and neglect by providing services for high-risk families that have children six weeks to five years old.
We promote healthy child development and support parents’ success through: • Therapeutic classes for children • Parent training • Educational home visits • Respite care • Family nights • Crisis response • Parent-child interaction groups • Clothing closet & food bank • Referrals to community resources
More children are impacted by abuse and neglect in Oregon than juvenile diabetes, autism and all forms of childhood cancer combined. Children’s Trust Fund of Oregon Foundation Preserving Childhood Report, 2013
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.” - Margaret Mead
FAMILY BUILDING BLOCKS
The Best Solution to Child Abuse & Neglect is to PREVENT IT
of the children enrolled in our prevention programs were able to live safely with their parents, thus avoiding abuse, neglect, and foster care. (2012)
We Save Money & Lives Potential long-term savings generated by Family Building Blocksâ€™ prevention services:
$28,000 $7,500 FBB Therapeutic classrooms
Youth correctional facility
Estimated annual cost per child 2012-13
return for every dollar invested in high quality early childhood programs
FAMILY BUILDING BLOCKS 2012-13 Board of Directors Pamela Abernethy, President Harrang, Long, Gary & Rudnick, PC
Brian Johnston, President-Elect Dallas Glass & Window
Jason Herber, Past President True Private Wealth Advisors
Conrad Venti, Secretary Pioneer Trust Bank/Venti’s Cafe
Gerry Hoots, Treasurer Hoots, Baker & Wiley, PC Dave Alcorn, Portland General Electric Cheryl Burnham, Community Service Ross Carey, US Bank Wally Carson, Retired, Oregon Supreme Court Chris Casebeer, Ferder, Casebeer, French & Thompson, LLP Robyn Compton, Community Service Leslie Dinsdale, Community Service Walt Edmonds, Retired, Oregon Court of Appeals Lisa Farrow, Blue Pacific Vacation Rentals Deana Freres, Community Service Jose Gonzalez, Tu Casa Real Estate Levi Herrera-Lopez, Mano a Mano Todd Holcomb, Encore Glass Sophia Macaitis, Community Service Wes McWhorter, Premier Remodeling & Design Jeff Moore, Saalfeld Griggs PC Jerry Moore, Salem Police Chief Sue Moore, Umpqua Bank Brent Neilsen, New York Life Insurance Melanie Ronai, M.D., Salem Pediatric Clinic Jody Rowell, Community Service Sam Skillern, III, Salem Leadership Foundation R. Taylor, Chemeketa Community College Sarah Westfall, Community Service Dick Withnell, Withnell Motor Company Pete Yunker, Power Equipment Systems
Patrice Altenhofen, Executive Director email@example.com Chelsea’s Place 2425 Lancaster Drive NE Salem, Oregon 97305 Gracie’s Place 1135 Edgewater Street NW Salem, Oregon 97304 Doris’s Place 383 N. 3rd Avenue Stayton, Oregon 97383 Phone: (503) 566-2132 Fax: (503) 566-2134 www.familybuildingblocks.org
Reruns for Kids All profits from the sale of “Reruns” merchandise support Family Building Blocks.
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Originally from California and Scotland, Nick and Sheila Nicholas met in London and married in the early 1980s. In 2001, they brought their family to Oregon’s Chehalem Mountains, settling in the overgrown walnut and plum orchard which was to become the home of Nicholas Estate Vineyard. Intending from the start to make estate wines that truly reflect their origin, they carefully selected Pommard and four Pinot Noir clones on differing rootstocks to compensate for soil depth and offer the best blending options in the finished wines. Then they added one acre each of Riesling and Gewürztraminer on the steepest slopes. A further 6 acres divided between Riesling, Chardonnay and Wädenswil Pinot Noir were planted in 2008 according to the biodynamic calendar. They named their wines Anam Cara Cellars after the Celtic words meaning friend of my soul. The vineyard they planted is pictured on the label, framed by connecting vines to symbolize the relationship between the vineyard, the wines it gives us, and friends who enjoy them together. From the beginning, each Anam Cara Cellars wine has been made entirely from estate grown fruit and is a true reflection of the vineyard, vintage and terroir. Certified L.I.V.E., farming at Nicholas Estate also incorporates organic and biodynamic practices out of respect for the land. In just a few short years, the vineyard has already demonstrated its potential with highly-rated Pinot Noirs, and whites with exceptional accolades.
Bethel Heights Vineyard is a family-owned and operated winery located in the historic Eola Hills northwest of Salem. Brothers Ted and Terry Casteel and their wives, Pat Dudley and Marilyn Webb, established the vineyard in 1977 and released their first wines in 1984. Over the past several years Bethel Heights has expanded to include second-generation leadership and ownership. Terry and Marilyn’s son, Ben Casteel, now helms the winemaking team, and Ted and Pat’s daughter, Mimi Casteel, is the general manager and viticulturist. Other family members are involved with various aspects of the business, truly making Bethel Heights a family affair. Planted between 1977 and 1979, Bethel Heights was one of the first vineyards in the Eola Hills. The estate vineyard encompasses 50 planted acres of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, and Pinot Blanc, and the family also owns adjacent Justice Vineyard, planted between 1999 and 2001 to 20 acres of Pinot Noir. In 2008, the family purchased nearby Ingram Lane Vineyard, with 22 acres planted to Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Riesling. The winery produces 13,000 cases of premium wine annually, specializing in own-rooted, old-vine Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Aromatic white varieties including Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Gewürztraminer, Riesling, and Grüner veltliner sourced from both the estate vineyard and other Oregon sites round out the Bethel Heights portfolio. The family is known for its generous service to the Oregon wine industry over the years. They have long demonstrated leadership in building sustainability and stewardship of the land into all aspects of growing grapes and making fine wine.
The Coelho family is passionate about family, farming, winemaking, and business. What started out as a small dream has become a magnificent reality for the Coelho family. In the beginning, Dave, Deolinda and their children hand planted the vines at their estate. Now Dave, Deolinda, their four children, three spouses and two grandchildren can be found working the vines, rolling wine barrels, designing labels and stocking bottles in the tasting room. As their grandparents did for them, Dave and Deolinda are passing on a passion for the winemaking traditions of their Portuguese family. Prior to the beginning of Coelho Winery, Dave and Deolinda Coelho farmed approximately 800 acres of tomatoes, sugar beets, corn and alfalfa in Californiaâ€™s San Joaquin Valley. Seeking fertile soil and a place to raise their four young children, Dave and Deolinda took them on a camping trip throughout Oregon, Washington and Idaho in 1990. They quickly fell in love with the Willamette Valley, and a little town called Amity. In June of 1991, the family moved to Amity, just in time for their oldest son, David, to begin kindergarten. When Dave and Deolinda are not at the winery in Amity, you can find them working in the vineyard, volunteering in the community, cooking large family dinners and playing their children and grandchildren at cards. David Coelho joined the winery full-time in the summer of 2010. He is the head winemaker and has actively participated in the estate vineyard since 2002. When not handcrafting award winning wines, David can be found with his wife Christina enjoying the beautiful northwest or baking German treats at home. Samuel Coelho joined the winery full-time in 2009. He manages the brand development, marketing and sales. Samuel has actively participated in the estate vineyard since 2002. When not traveling nationally or internationally for Coelho Winery, he can be found exploring the globe with his wife Bryn and son Con, experimenting in their kitchen, and working on the vineyard conversion of their 143 acres near Perrydale, Oregon. The Coelho sisters, Stephanie Johnson and Jeanne Coelho, live outside the Willamette Valley, but they continue to be valuable assets to Coelho Winery. Stephanie, her husband Eric and their daughter Elizabeth help host the annual Coelho Winery Harvest Party held at the vineyard. From her home in San Francisco, California, Jeanne assists in the design of marketing materials.
Cristom’s founder and owner, Paul Gerrie, used his skills as an engineer and avid researcher to pursue his passion for wine. On his travels to France, he was introduced to the traditional growing practices of the Burgundy region. He learned that soil and site were key in developing the complexity of the fruit. After a 1991 visit to the International Pinot Noir Celebration in Oregon, Paul decided the time was right to leave the East Coast and bring his family and his passion for great Pinot Noir to Oregon’s burgeoning wine country. But their journey wasn’t complete without a winemaker who shared Paul’s vision of “letting the land make the wines.” Enter Steve Doerner (pictured above) who, after 30 years of experience, still believes the winemaker’s job is to “optimize what nature—the vineyard—provides.” In addition to his reputation as a master winemaker with “keen intuition,” Steve is a biochemist who had been making Pinot Noir in California for 14 years. And so, with a passion that only wine enthusiasts embrace and a precision that can only come from a chemist and an engineer, the two set out to cultivate their vision, which today, can be seen in the benchmark Pinot Noirs that are crafted from Cristom’s 75 acres.
Cubanisimo Vineyards is a small, family owned vineyard located in Salem, Oregon. Its founder and owner, Mauricio Collada, Jr. MD was born in Havana, Cuba. The family came to the United States in 1962, a few years after the revolution, where he finished school, and went on to become a doctor. An opportunity at a private medical practice is what first brought Mauricio westward to Oregon, where he fell in love with the natural beauty of the land, decided to settle and raise a family. He started his venture into the wine industry in 1991 when he planted 8 acres of Pinot Noir on a Southeast facing hillside on his burgeoning estate property in the Willamette Valley. For several years, Cubanisimo operated solely as a vineyard, selling grapes to larger wineries in the region, including King Estate and Erath. In 2003, Cubanisimo decided to keep half the harvest to produce under their own label, Cubanisimo Vineyards. The name Cubanisimo is a homage to their Cuban heritage, roughly translating to mean â€œvery Cuban.â€? The wine was good, and popular. By 2005 they were keeping all of the grapes and they began construction of a tasting room. Theyâ€™ve continued to add onto the vineyard to include planting Pinot Gris, and begun making a Rosado of Pinot Noir, perfect for those hotter days. They continue to see huge growth in the popularity of their wines as well as their events that usually include live salsa bands, salsa dancing and Cuban tapas. Mauricio and Debra Collada are equally passionate about Pinot and look forward to sharing that passion with you.
Dobbes Family Estate is a dream come true for owner and winemaker, Joe Dobbes, and the embodiment of over 25 years of winemaking experience. Joe began his career apprenticing with wine masters in Germany and France, then applying his skills to crafting wine for several esteemed Oregon wineries. In 2002, Joe created Wine By Joe, LLC, a multi-tiered business that produces three brands: Dobbes Family Estate, Wine By Joe, and Jovino. Dobbes Family Estate promises wines of distinction that represent a true expression of the finest varietals in Oregon. The wines are hand-crafted to exhibit unparalleled quality and sophistication by marrying the elements of Nature, Nurture, and Artistry. The winemaking objectives are to craft wines true to their varietal character with as much depth, richness, and flavor as possible without sacrificing balance and elegance. Dobbes Family Estate produces superb Pinot Noir and French-style Syrah. In addition to crafting a beautiful dry Viognier, Joe Dobbes is the first and only Oregon producer to bottle a 100 percent Grenache Blanc.
The Evening Land was inspired by a mythical Greek garden where the golden fruits of immortality grew – tethered to the The Evening Land was inspired setting sun on the western rim of the world – just beyond the reach of mortals.
by a mythical Greek garden where Foundedthe in 2005, Eveningfruits Land Vineyards’ mission is to develop a global reputation as a pioneer in the exploration of great golden of immortality terroir for Pinot- Noir and Chardonnay reveal that grew tethered to theand setting sungreatness in every bottle. Headquartered in Sonoma County, Evening Land has holdings in the Eola-Amity Hills of Oregon, Bligny-lès-Beaune in Burgundy and the Sonoma Coast in on the western rim of the world California. just beyond the reach of mortals. Situated inFounded the southeastern Eola-Amity Hills, Evening in 2005, Evening LandLand’s Seven Springs Vineyard is dry-farmed using biodynamic practices. The Pacific Ocean breeze, volcanic and marine Vineyards’ mission is to develop a sedimentary soil, eastern exposure, and high elevation contribute to the natural preservation of the grapes’ acidity and enrich the wines with elegant flavors and minerality. global reputation as a pioneer in the exploration of the great terrior for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay and reveal that greatness in every bottle. Headquartered in Sonoma County, Evening Land has holdings in the Eola-Amity Hills of Oregon, Bligny-les-Beaune in Burgundy and the Sonoma Coast in California. Situated in the southeastern Eola-Amity Hills, Evening Land’s Seven Springs Vineyard is dry-farmed using biodynamic practices. The Pacific Ocean breeze, volcanic and marine sedimentary soil, eastern exposure, and high elevation contribute to the natural preservation of the grapes’ acidity and enrich the wines with elegant flavors and minerality.
Located on Hwy 99W on the outskirts of Salem, Left Coast Cellars produces award-winning, estate-grown Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc and Viognier with a focus on sustainability, ranging from solar power to organic farming. Driving up the long, winding road, the Left Coast landscape is comprised of lovingly cultivated gardens, fields of wild flowers, old growth white oak trees and meticulously tended vines on the 356 acre estate. The renowned latitude 45 Pinot Noir is named for the parallel that runs through this designate block. 2011 brought the release of new single vineyard varieties, including the Truffle Hill Wadenswil and Right Bank Pommard Pinot Noirs. Additionally the Truffle Hill orchard is planted for the cultivation of European truffles. Their Tasting Room CafĂŠ offers wine by the glass, alongside homemade soups, sandwiches, hummus, local meats and cheeses, and garden-grown seasonal delights for al fresco dining in the summer months. Please visit www. leftcoastcellars.com for tasting room hours.
Mahonia Vineyard is a sustainably farmed, family-owned vineyard located in the Willamette Valley foothills south of Salem, Oregon. For over 25 years, they have specialized in producing high quality Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay wine grapes which are sold to some of the most celebrated winemakers in the Willamette Valley. Each year, they hold back a few tons of their best fruit and work with local winemaker Chris Berg (Roots Wine & Vineyard) in order to create limited bottlings of ‘honest wine’–wine that represents the unique habitat of their vineyard site; their values; and their commitment to producing high quality wines at affordable prices. They generate solar power, use locally produced biodiesel, are Salmon Safe and LIVE Certified, and were one of the first vineyards in Oregon to become Carbon Neutral. Their definition of profit includes giving back to Oregon communities, especially through programs benefitting children such as Family Building Blocks, and those benefitting the environment such as SOLV.
At Owen Roe, they are committed to practicing the highest standards of winemaking. Since their first vintage in 1999, their goal has been simple; to produce beautiful wines from superior sites in the Pacific Northwest - a place where the fruit ripens slowly and fully, resulting in excellent acidity and balance. All of their grapes are hand harvested, handled with minimal processing, small-lot fermented and aged in French oak barrels. David Oâ€™Reilly is originally from Ireland, where he lived with his family until their move to British Columbia in his early teen years. He eventually made his way down to Ojai, California where he earned a degree in Philosophy. After graduation, David was hired by a small winery in Santa Barbara where he honed his palate and knowledge of winemaking. In 1999, he formed Owen Roe Winery and has been making wine ever since. David has worked towards championing winemaking in the Yakima Valley and is considered a pioneer in the AVA. For Oâ€™Reilly, this region presents the New World with an opportunity to honor Old World wines by producing fruit-filled and age worthy vintages.
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St. Innocent was founded in 1988 by its winemaker and president, Mark Vlossak. They produce small lots of handmade, vineyard-designated wine from some of the best sites in the Willamette Valley. Since their founding, they have grown from 600 cases that first year to our current production of 8-10,000 cases, yet each wine is still handcrafted in the very same manner. Year after year, St. Innocent Winery has received recognition from throughout the country and around the world for its outstanding Pinot Noir, beautifully-crafted white wines, and fair pricing. Mark’s raison d’etre is to produce wines that reflect their terroir, the specific qualities of the vintage, and his vision of wine’s place in life: to complement and extend the pleasure of food. To accomplish his goal, he picks fully ripe fruit at the point of maximum complexity and ferments the fruit to extract the exact balance of flavor and tannins desired. This produces wines that display their unique fruit character as well as secondary flavors specific to the terroir of the site: spice, pepper, mushroom, earth, etc. The result is wines with higher acid levels and diverse yet harmonizing flavors.
Willamette Valley Vineyards has been producing high-quality, sustainably grown Pinot Noir and other cool-climate varieties for more than 28 years – earning the distinction as “One of America’s Great Pinot Noir Producers” by Wine Enthusiast Magazine. Their mission is to create elegant, classic Oregon wines from the Willamette Valley Appellation while serving as stewards of the land. Founder Jim Bernau believes we are rewarded with wines that taste better when made from naturally grown wine grapes. Tending the vines by hand and using minimalist winemaking techniques in small-batch fermentations, they strive to capture the unique sense of place that comes from their soils. Willamette Valley Vineyards was the first to use natural cork in their bottles certified by the Rainforest Alliance to Forest Stewardship Council standards and offer 10 cents for any wine bottle returned to their tasting room for recycling. To reduce their carbon footprint, all company tractors and delivery vehicles run on biofuel – and they offer up to 50 gallons a month free to their employees for commuting to work. Willamette Valley Vineyards wines have been served at the White House, the James Beard House and are available at some the finest restaurants and wine shops throughout the world.
Meet Dad, Lee, along with Sons, Mike, Nick, and Matt. The Radtke’s have called Salem ‘home’ for decades so it only made sense to make their dream of building a microbrewery happen in the heart of the city. With what began in 2005 as three brothers home-brewing at the family residence, turned into so much more. Before they knew it, they were needing larger- and more- equipment. That’s when Lee decided to jump in. The art of being a designer craftsman has run in the family, generation after generation; especially in metalwork. So when the brothers needed a larger masher, Lee built one for them. This continued until 2009 when they had decided to establish, Gilgamesh Brewing. With help from family and friends alike, Lee, Mike, Nick, and Matt have successfully built what is now called, Gilgamesh- The Campus. The Campus is home to a new full-service and family-friendly restaurant pub with the beloved and much larger brewery attached. When you enter you will notice that the majority of the metal fabrication and woodwork that you see was handcrafted by the owners. The restaurant also keeps many products local. For example, you will only find locally distilled spirits and wine.
TASTING WINES Anam Cara Cellars 306 North Main Street • Newberg, Oregon 97132 • 541.537.9150 anamcaracellars.com
2010 Anam Cara Cellars Reserve Estate Pinot Noir Their reserve is a light reddish-purple color in the glass and deeply perfumed with dark red pie cherries, fraise du bois and stem. The middleweight flavors of dark red berries fan out nicely on the palate, with notes of earth, tar and oak adding interest. It is elegant and soft in the mouth with a plush finish. Well balanced, and should be terrific after a few years in the cellar. 92 points, Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar
2011 Anam Cara Cellars Estate Chardonnay This wine shows classic Chardonnay characteristics with a hint of softness, great texture and medium body. The wine’s aromas hint at soft jasmine, honeysuckle and Meyer lemons with a palate of tropical fruits, lychee, key lime, mellow pears and honeycomb. “Easily one of the best Chardonnays I’ve ever had from Oregon.” Rusty Gaffney, PinotFile
2011 Anam Cara Cellars Rose of Pinot Noir Fresh, lovely and very pink! Their first Rosé of Pinot Noir since 2008 is a charming representation of the late harvest of 2011. Picking at lower brix required soaking the skins for five days to encourage pretty Rosé flavors. This wine was fermented until dry in a small stainless steel tank and bottled in May.
TASTING WINES Bethel Heights Vineyard 6060 Bethel Heights Road NW • Salem, Oregon 97304 • 503.581.2262 bethelheights.com
2009 Bethel Heights Vineyard Casteel Reserve Pinot Noir The wine opens with aromas of raspberries, blueberries, oak spice notes and black pepper. The palate shows juicy raspberries and bing cherries with bright acidity giving the wine focus and length. The mid-palate shows citrus zest, flinty mineral, and sea salt over fine grain tannins with lingering flavors of cinnamon. 93 points, Wine Spectator- “Firm in texture up front, with a mineral cast to the dark berry, cherry, licorice and spice flavors, finishing with generosity as the finish soft-shoes smoothly offstage. Drink now through 2019.”
2010 Bethel Heights Vineyard Riesling Their Riesling has aromas of white peach and dried apricots, with hints of lily, lavender and white pepper. The palate enters with Meyer lemon and nectarine framed by bright acidity that carries the wine to a long, mineral-laden finish.
2011 Bethel Heights Vineyard Estate Chardonnay The wine opens with spice driven aromas of nutmeg and toasted pine nuts with a strong undercurrent of custard derived from extended lees contact. As the wine breathes, aromas of lemon zest, cider apples, and oak spice begin to emerge. The palate is focused, and framed by a taut vein of acidity that carries the wine to a mineral-laden finish. This wine has the structure to evolve beautifully in the bottle for several years to come.
TASTING WINES Coelho Winery 111 5th Street • Amity, Oregon 97101 • 503.835.9305 coelhowinery.com
2011 Coelho Winery Paciência Estate Pinot Noir The 2011 Paciência Estate Pinot Noir comes out of the glass with a nose of eucalyptus and herbs coupled with dark red berry, blackberry and boysenberry. The front of the palate starts off with light cherry and pomegranate, transitioning into a mild herb mid-palate, and finishing with earthy notes. The acid balances with the subtle tannins in this lovely finesse driven Pinot Noir.
2011 Coelho Winery Divertimento Estate Pinot Noir Rosé This is a single vineyard malolactic completed Pinot Noir Rosé, aged in neutral French oak barrels. Once in the glass this delicate wine shines like pink coral with a nose of fresh strawberries, bubblegum, and a trace of fresh cut lumber. The silky mouthfeel continues with flavors of fresh apricot, loquat, mineral and a substantial lingering finish. This consuming estate Rosé is one to savor.
2011 Coelho Winery Atração Willamette Valley Pinot Noir This wine is bright garnet in color with a purple tint. It offers aromas of black cherry, earth, cranberry, raspberry, spice, and new leather. A rich essence of fresh Bing cherries, pomegranate, mushroom, blueberry with hints of cola, oak and anise. Beautifully crafted and very polished. This wine has a proportioned tannic backbone, bright acidity and an appealing silky finish. It will benefit from another year in the bottle but is very approachable now. Drink through 2016.
TASTING WINES Cristom Vineyards 6905 Spring Valley Road NW â€˘ Salem, Oregon 97304 â€˘ 503.375.3068 cristomwines.com
2010 Cristom Vineyards Mt. Jefferson Cuvee Pinot Noir The Mt. Jefferson Cuvee is the first of our six Pinot Noirs to be released each year and has been produced at Cristom since 1994. It is named for Mt. Jefferson (10,501 ft) in the Cascade Range that is due east of Cristom and dramatically visible from their tasting room. Made with a blend of grapes from each of the estate vineyards, the Mt. Jefferson Cuvee conveys a rich diversity of place, deserving its reputation as one of the most expansive yet stylistically consistent Pinot Noirs in the world. It has aromas of sweetly-scented, cinnamon and spice, bright-red forest berries. The taste impression is immediately attractive, has great vitality and freshness, and has a core of seductive ripe fruit.
2011 Cristom Vineyards Estate Viognier The Cristom Estate Viognier exhibits the pure, and nearly textbook, characteristics of this varietal, with aromas of orange blossoms, honeysuckle, clover and anise as well as the ripe fruit aromas of peach, apricot, and lychee. Round and viscous on the palate, the wine is drier than the exotic fruits on the nose would lead you to believe. The attendant alcohol of this varietal is very well integrated in this perfectly balanced wine. Bright and mouth-watering acidity support the fruit superstructure of this wine.
TASTING WINES Cubanisimo Vineyards 1754 Best Rd NW • Salem, Oregon 97304 • 503.588.1763 cubanisimovineyards.com
2010 Cubanisimo Vineyards Estate Pinot Noir As the flagship wine for Cubanisimo Vineyards, the Estate Pinot Noir represents the full body and flavor of passionately managed vineyards. Made with 100% estate grown grapes, this wine is a labor of love for both Mauricio and Rob Stewart, the winemaker. The use of estate grapes allows for hands-on vineyard management to be reflected in the high standard of quality flavors throughout the vintages. As a meeting of Burgundy style and Oregon grapes, this Estate Pinot Noir represents the mastery of European wine making and the luscious flavors of the Willamette Valley– creating a delicious and unforgettable wine experience.
2011 Cubanisimo Vineyards Pinot Gris The Cubanisimo Pinot Gris is their white wine rendition. It is a blend of Pinot Gris clones that allow for an elegant, floral, dry wine with tropical flavors. Their acres of Pinot Gris are limited, but the quality is top notch. This is a magnificent wine to match with seafood, Chinese food, salads, or just sipping on a warm summer day.
2012 Cubanisimo Vineyards Rosado de Pinot Noir Rosado de Pinot Noir is a light, dry Rosado made in the classic European style. Made from 100% Estate Pinot Noir grapes, the Rosado de Pinot Noir represents a different, lighter development of flavors from their vineyard. This Rosado is made by shortening the grape skin and grape juice contact time on initial fermentation – this particular time, roughly overnight, allows a pink color and a complexity of flavors found only among dry Rosados.
TASTING WINES Dobbes Family Estate 240 SE 5th Street • Dundee, Oregon 97115 • 503.538.1141 joedobbeswines.com
2009 Dobbes Family Estate Symonette Vineyard Pinot Noir This wine has developed a following and rightly so. It greets the nose with ripe red cherry and raspberry followed by bramble and wisps of smoke. These 30 year old vines pack a lot of flavor; cherry, raspberry, plum and red currant romance your palate. The finish is highly seductive with lingering dark fruit.
2010 Dobbes Family Estate Patricia’s Cuvée Pinot Noir This complex Pinot Noir is big and full of body. Not over the top, but skirting the line beautifully; this wine flirts with power, depth, richness and elegance simultaneously. This harmonious cuvée opens with expansive warm aromas of spices and black fruits with a hint of floral notes. The mouth mirrors the aromas with full flavors of black cherries, blackberries and red currents wrapped within fine and sweet tannins.
2011 Dobbes Family Estate Viognier They fell in love with Viognier in the South of France and purchased fruit from the first growers in Oregon. More Old World than most on this side of the Pond. The limited barrel ageing (25%) blended with the stainless steel ageing make a perfect balance. This wine is superb by itself but turns the right cuisine into a dream. Golden straw in color with complex, forward aromas of apricot, nutmeg and vanilla and flavors of melon, citrus, lemon, vanilla, and apricot. The wine has a long mouthwatering finish with hints of lingering barrel spice and apricot.
TASTING WINES Evening Land Vineyards 572 Patterson Street NW, Suite 170 • Salem, Oregon 97304 • 503.395.2520 eveninglandvineyards.com
2011 Evening Land Vineyards Willamette Valley Pinot Noir Beautiful, deep garnet in color, the nose is pure and elegant with notes of red cherries and blueberry cobbler with a little spice; pepper, cinnamon and rosemary notes are all wrapped in a rustic edge. The palate shows great weight with lush, and slightly chalky, textures all in elegance. There is a very nice finish sustained by ripe fruits flavors and spice.
2010 Evening Land Vineyards Seven Springs Vineyard La Source Pinot Noir Clear ruby red in color with purple tones; the elegant nose dances between red and black wild berry aromas. The nose has layers of fragrant floral and spice notes including rose, lavender, exotic anise, and cinnamon – complex aromas that are tight and subdued and take a few moments in the glass to develop. The palate has a fine texture of soft tannins with purity of flavors – bright cherry and a crushed rock character. The wine has wonderful balance and suppleness that sustain the elegant long finish.
TASTING WINES Left Coast Cellars 4225 N Pacific Highway West • Rickreall, Oregon 97371 • 503.831.4916 leftcoastcellars.com
2006 Left Coast Cellars Chardonnay With apple pie spices and notes of lemon meringue, the rich enticing nose of this Chardonnay hints at the complexity beyond. A melting pot of lemon verbena, white nectarine, apple and quince, the round palate stretches to a lingering finish of toffee caramel and vanilla bean.
2011 Left Coast Cellars Cali’s Cuvee Pinot Noir Cali’s (named after their ownership family’s daughter) is a blend of the varying clonal/rootstock combinations, elevations, row orientations and soil composition on the estate. A very representative example of vintage 2011 at Left Coast: Blue and black fruit aromatics, with enticing spice and mirrored flavors; nicely textured, with a mineral finish.
Mahonia Vineyards 4985 Battle Creek Rd SE • Salem, Oregon 97302 • 503.585.8789 mahoniavineyard.com
2011 Mahonia Vineyard Pinot Noir A distinctive mineral/floral character layered with fine tannins and perfectly balanced acidity come together in the newest estate Pinot Noir. It is somehow both delicate and full-bodied at the same time, with a long, juicy finish.
2012 Mahonia Vineyard Rosé of Pinot Noir Bright, crisp fruit flavors of strawberry, white plum and orange make this wine extremely drinkable and easy to pair with most foods, specifically fish, poultry, spicy dishes, salads and cheese.
2012 Mahonia Vineyard Pinot Gris Nothing short of a work of art: bright and focused, balancing ripe fruit, zesty acidity and a mineral laden structure. This is truly fine wine, not just a fine Pinot Gris.
TASTING WINES Owen Roe 8400 Champoeg Road NE • Saint Paul, Oregon 97137 • 503.678.6514 owenroe.com
2011 Owen Roe Pinot Noir Eola Amity Hills Bright aromas of raspberry, black cherry and toasty oak are enhanced with beautiful Pommard characteristics of cinnamon, dark cocoa nibs and coffee. These spicy notes lead to an elegant, mouth coating finish.
2012 Owen Roe Pinot Gris Crawford Beck Vineyard At first glance, this Pinot Gris is aromatic with hints of honey, lychee and banana. Within just a few minutes after opening the bottle, aromas of slate and mineral come to the forefront. Flavors of Kaffir lime pithe, grapefruit and pineapple are nicely balanced with zippy acidity and a clean finish.
St. Innocent Winery 5657 Zena Road NW • Salem, Oregon 97304 • 503.378.1526 stinnocentwine.com
2012 St. Innocent Winery Oeil de Perdrix, Temperance Hill Vineyard Oeil de perdrix translates to “eye of the partridge” and is an old name for a very pale rosé wine made from Pinot Noir. In many ways it is more similar to German Riesling than Pinot Noir except for its plum scents. It is excellent with fish, pork tenderloin, cold meats, and picnic foods.
TASTING WINES Willamette Valley Vineyards 8800 Enchanted Way SE • Turner, Oregon 97392 • 503.588.9463 wvv.com
2010 Willamette Valley Vineyards Tualatin Estate Pinot Noir Tualatin Estate Vineyard was founded by one of Oregon’s first emigrating Napa Valley winemakers, Bill Fuller, in 1971. Garnet red in the glass, this lustrous beauty showcases classic floral notes of rose petal and violet complemented by hints of red fruit, pumpkin pie spice and crème brulee. Flavors flow beautifully through the sip starting with bright, fruit flavors of raspberry and cranberry moving through bubble gum and clover honey. The round mouthfeel is supported by a bright acidity and supple tannins that melt into the finish. Peak drinkability now – 2016.
2010 Willamette Valley Vineyards Elton Pinot Noir One of Oregon’s top ten vineyards, Elton Vineyard is owned by Dick and Betty O’Brien. They planted the vineyard, beginning in 1983 on land inherited from Betty’s parents, Elton and Peggy Ingram, hence the name Elton Vineyard and the address Ingram Lane. This wine opens with rich aromas of blackberry, marionberry and cherry cola, followed by earthy notes of mushroom, forest floor and rose petal. Flavors mirror aromas leading with lively cherry, black fruit and cassis. Smooth tannins and bright acidity create a rich mouthfeel and well-rounded body that leads to the mouthwatering cherry finish. Peak drinkability now – 2016.
2010 Willamette Valley Vineyards Estate Chardonnay This bright and rich Chardonnay opens with buttery characteristics followed by crisp aromas of apple, pear, nougat and lemon bar. The sip has a soft and creamy entry with flavors of leachy nut and vanilla layered over notes of almond and oak. The round body has smooth, buttery tannins that play well against the lively acidity and balanced mouthfeel. The graham cracker finish is long and lingering, inviting another sip. Drink now – 2017.
BREW Gilgamesh Brewing 2065 Madrona Ave SE • Salem, Oregon 97302 • 503.385.1128 gilgameshbrewing.com
Gilgamesh Brewing Mamba A unique malt beverage defined by black tea, bergamot, tangerine peel, and rye. Mamba is light-flavored and smooth-bodied with a taste that can really only speak for itself. ABV: 6.7% IBU’s: 0
Gilgamesh Brewing Hopscotch A Strong Ale with a Northwest influence. This dry-hopped, malty brew has breadycaramel notes and a mild, citrus finish. ABV: 8.2% IBU’s: 16
Gilgamesh Brewing Ridgeway IPA This is quintessential Northwest IPA! This continuously hopped brew focuses on the balance between bitterness, flavor, and aroma. Its auburn-body compliments big-piney and citrus notes. ABV: 6.5% IBU’s: 75+
291 Liberty St SE • Salem, Oregon bentleysgrill.com
For comfortable fine dining and a broad menu featuring Northwest foods, Bentley’s Grill adjacent to the Grand Hotel in downtown Salem has become the capitol’s hot spot. The key to its success is its acclaimed Executive Chef, Derek Ridgway, whose menu showcases banner Oregon products. Chef Ridgway whose culinary career includes serving as Executive Chef of the Sheraton Harbor Island Hotel, Director of Food and beverage of The Desert Falls Country Club and Chef/ Partner of Silas St. John Restaurant in Kensington, has won well-deserved praise from local and regional critics including the Wine Spectator and the James Beard Foundation.
1130 Wallace Road NW • Salem, Oregon roths.com/catering
Classically trained in French cuisine, Chef Kristoffer Spencer spent a year working at Thomas Keller’s Michelin starred restaurant “Bouchon” and “ad hoc” in the Napa Valley. Kris returned to the bounty of the northwest to work with Silverton’s Jeff Nizlek of The Silver Grille. After years of learning from a master of northwest and world cuisine, he left to pursue running his own kitchen at Roberts Crossing. That is where Steve Ortiz, Creative Catering’s Director, found him and convinced him to come over to Roth’s Creative Catering team. Chef Kris and Roth’s Creative Catering team focus on high quality food for any budget. Specializing in customizable menus that feature fresh local products as well as creating and pairing unique dinners with local wines to impress your guests. Creative Catering applies Roth’s famous “green bow-tie” service to your event. If you can imagine it, Roth’s will do everything in their power to make it a reality.
508 State St. • Salem, Oregon lacapitalesalem.com
David Rosales was born in Mexico D.F., Mexico and moved to Salem when he was five years old. He started working in his family’s Mexican restaurant, La Margarita, in Salem at a young age. David is a graduate of the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco. During his time in the Bay Area he cooked at some of the top restaurants including stints at Lalime’s and Chez Paniesse in Berkeley. In 1999 David was hired at Via Centro, a rustic Italian restaurant, as Chef de Cuisine under Chef Jean Pierre Moulle. In 2001 as executive chef, David helped open Fonda, a Latin American restaurant and bar in Berkeley. Under his direction, Fonda opened to huge crowds and was awarded three stars by the San Francisco Chronicle. Fonda was also named one of Micheal Bauer’s Top 100 Restaurants. In 2003, David was named a “Rising Star Chef” by the San Francisco Chronicle. In 2006, David opened Mexico DF in downtown San Francisco. Mexico DF is a restaurant and bar serving regional, hand-made foods of Mexico City. He still makes regular trips back to Mexico City and has traveled extensively throughout Mexico, Spain, France and Italy. In 2008, David moved back to his hometown of Salem to be near his family and to open La Capitale Brasserie. In 2010, David opened Andaluz, a Spanish tapas bar next door to La Capitale.
8105 Wallace Road NW â€˘ Salem, Oregon wvcheeseco.com
Nestled in the lush countryside of Salem, Oregon, the dairy Volbeda Farms, is where hand-crafted, artisan cheeses are thoughtfully created at Willamette Valley Cheese. As part of a dairy family heritage dating back to 1962, they believe their customers deserve quality cheeses; and that begins with quality milk and sustainable farming practices. They are proud to be the only farmstead cowâ€™s milk cheese made in Oregon, which means they milk their own cows and make it into creamy, delicious cheese the same day. The raw Jersey milk produced at the farm is pasteurized on-site to ensure award-winning freshness and flavor. Their cows enjoy home-grown sustenance and are never treated with hormones or antibiotics. Out for a drive and want to do some cheese tasting? Their Tasting Room offers a complimentary sampling of award-winning cheeses Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. They are located ten minutes from the city of West Salem on Wallace Road, NW, heading towards Dayton (just before Western Mennonite School). For more information on their family business, visit www.wvcheeseco.com.
VIBRANT TABLE CATERING & EVENTS
Portland, Oregon J. Steven Brockman, Executive Chef FIRST COURSE Chilled Spring Pea and Mint Soup Rustic Bread with Sweet Cream Butter 2011 Dobbes Family Estate Grenache Blanc 2011 Mahonia Vineyard Pinot Gris 2012 Owen Roe Pinot Gris Crawford Beck Vineyard
MAIN COURSE Seafood Ragout with Salmon, Clams and Mussels served with Rocket and Yukon Gold Potatoes in a Wild Mushroom Broth 2009 Bethel Heights Vineyard Justice Vineyard Pinot Noir 2010 Evening Land Vineyards Mad Hatter Chardonnay 2011 St. Innocent Winery Chardonnay, Freedom Hill Vineyard
or Nut Brown Ale Braised Pork Shoulder served with Cold Israeli Couscous with Fig, Dried Apple, Endive and Arugula Salad with Smokey Bacon-Cider Dressing 2008 Left Coast Cellars Right Bank Pinot Noir 2010 Cristom Vineyards Sommers Reserve Pinot Noir 2011 Coelho Winery Paciência Estate Pinot Noir
DESSERT COURSE Espresso Pot d’ Crème with Chantilly Cream and Hazelnut Biscotti 2010 Willamette Valley Vineyards Estate Pinot Noir 2008 & 2009 Cubanisimo Vineyards Reserve Pinot Noir 2010 Anam Cara Cellars Nicholas Estate Pinot Noir
A LETTER FROM OUR VENUE SPONSOR
Welcome to Zenith Vineyard! Who would have believed six years ago that the Uncorked Wine Auction at Zenith Vineyard would have developed into Salem’s premier gala event? Who would have believed that Salem would step up so generously and embrace the mission of Family Building Blocks? You believed, and you did it. We can all be so proud of what we’ve created together in support of our community and families in our neighborhoods and beyond. Zenith Vineyard is all about sustainability. Our vineyard is certified by LIVE as sustainable. Set in human terms, sustainability perhaps starts and ends with family. We see Family Building Blocks’ work as vital to sustaining our neighborhoods, our schools, and the fabric of the community. Just as we lovingly tend the vineyard, hoping for a blessed harvest, you all are the vinedressers of our community – making an investment now, applying support when needed most. The payoff will be in the strength of the families we support now, continuing ten and twenty years hence. The fruit of that investment will surely be sweet. Join us in celebrating tonight! Let us together build a successful legacy in support of Family Building Blocks and our community. And we will enjoy some amazing wine and food as well!
Timothy & Kari Ramey Winegrowers Zenith Vineyard
SILENT AUCTION FLOOR PLAN 8
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AUCTION PURCHASE GUIDELINES CONDITIONS OF PURCHASE 1. Family Building Blocks/Uncorked Wine Auction (the “Seller”) reserves the right to refuse admission to, or attendance by, any person at the Auction or related events. 2. The auctioneer is the agent for the Seller. 3. All wine and other items are sold “as is.” Purchasers must rely only on their own inspection and/or opinion; seller makes no warranties, express or implied. 4. Seller does not warrant or represent, and expressly denies responsibility for, and in no event shall be responsible for, the accuracy or description of wines offered, or the correctness of the catalog, including, but not limited to the origin, rarity, age, genuineness, quality, quantity, or condition. 5. Unless specifically set forth, all Auction items expire on May 18, 2014.
AUCTION PURCHASE GUIDELINES BIDDING 1. All bids are per item as set forth in the catalog, unless otherwise announced by the auctioneer. 2. Seller may combine or divide any items(s) at its sole discretion. 3. Auctioneer and Seller have the right to reject any bid at any time prior to the fall of the hammer without liability. If the auctioneer decides that any opening does not correspond with the value of the article offered, the auctioneer may reject the bid and withdraw the item from sale, and if, having acknowledged an opening bid, auctioneer decides that any advance thereafter is insufficient, auctioneer may reject the advance. 4. No live auction bid shall be valid unless expressly acknowledged by the auctioneer. 5. The highest bidder acknowledged during the live or silent auctions shall be the purchaser and therein assumes full risk and responsibility. 6. By raising a bidder paddle or making a silent auction bid, the bidder warrants that s/he will pay the full purchase price if successful. 7. The auctioneer shall have the absolute right to resolve any dispute, reoffer, resell, or withdraw the lot in question. If any dispute arises after the sale, the Sellerâ€™s sale records shall be conclusive in all respects. 8. All items offered for sale may be subject to a minimum price below which such lot will not be sold. That minimum price may be publicly stated or confidential. 9. Silent auction bid closing times will be posted. At close, the highest acknowledged bidder shall be deemed to have purchased the item.
AUCTION PURCHASE GUIDELINES ITEM PICKUP AND SHIPPING 1. Purchases must be picked up by the purchaser prior to leaving the venue at the conclusion of the Auction. Buyers will receive a receipt listing of their purchases and after reviewing and approving the receipt, they will pick up their items. 2. Extremely large purchases or heavy items may be scheduled for pick-up or delivery. Please contact Brooke Gries 503-566-2132 ext. 312. 3. Any item(s) not removed from the venue by the above time will be held for three (3) weeks at Family Building Blocks, 2425 Lancaster Dr NE, Salem, OR 97305. Family Building Blocks will make an attempt to contact the winning bidder. If the bidder fails to retrieve the item(s) in question by the end of the three week period, Family Building Blocks will assume the bidder has abandoned the property and relinquished it to Family Building Blocks, treat the bidderâ€™s payment as a straight donation to Family Building Blocks and seek to make other use of the item(s) that the bidder has abandoned. 4. Purchaser shall incur all shipping and insurance costs for items not picked up at the conclusion of the Auction. 5. Out-of-state bidders shall be familiar with the laws of their locality since shipping regulations, especially those pertaining to beverages of alcoholic content, vary from state to state. 6. In the event of loss or damage to any item incurred in the course of its handling or storage during the auction event and before possession is taken by the buyer, the buyer will be compensated as follows: 1) if the item has not been paid for, the exact amount of the bid amount will be subtracted from the buyerâ€™s purchases; or 2) if the item has been paid for, the buyer will receive a refund of that bid amount.
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SILENT AUCTION 101. Rodney Strong Magnums Rodney Strong Vineyards has earned the reputation for critically-acclaimed Single Vineyard and Reserve wines, stand out Estate releases and best-inclass Sonoma County varietal wines. Enjoy this perfect pair of magnums. Take home: 2003 Rodney Strong Symmetry Meritage Red Wine Alexander Valley, one 1.5 Liter bottle 2003 Rodney Strong Alexanderâ€™s Crown Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley, one 1.5 Liter bottle Contributed by: Tim and Jodi Dupell
102. California Dreaminâ€™ If you like big bold reds and buttery whites, get your bid number ready. This double case from classic California producers will go fast. Take home: 2003 Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley, 2 bottles 2004 Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley, 4 bottles 2002 Legacy Cabernet Alexander Valley, 3 bottles 2005 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley, 3 bottles 2007 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley, 3 bottles 2008 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley, 3 bottles 2007 Cakebread Chardonnay, 3 bottles 2004 Elyse Zinfandel Napa Valley, 3 bottles Contributed by: Tim and Jodi Dupell
SILENT AUCTION 103. Maryhill Double Magnum Enjoy the abundance of Maryhill Winery with a beautifully etched double magnum and a behind the scenes tour of Washington’s “Winery of the Year” (2009 Wine Press NW). Eight guests will enjoy a unique tour of the wine production operations and a personal sampling of their current wine tasting menu. They will send you home with 8 crystal stemless glasses and any wine you choose to buy at a nice little discount (5% off for 6 bottles and 10% off for 12+ bottles). Just remember to book this exciting tour at least one month in advance. Take home: 2009 Maryhill Winery Proprietor’s Reserve Serendipity, one 3 Liter bottle Contributed by: Maryhill Winery and Amphitheater
104. Tartan Wine Cellars Talented winemaker Darcy Pendergrass wows with her tasty, handcrafted boutique wines made in Oregon. Cheers! Take Home: 2007 Tartan Cellars Tempranillo, 3 bottles 2012 Tartan Cellars Sauvignon Blanc, 3 bottles Contributed by: Darcy Pendergrass of Tartan Wine Cellars
SILENT AUCTION 105. Dominio IV Mini-Vertical “Syrah is the spice; she is the dance, and an evening of dangerous possibilities.” Dominio IV features biodynamic and family-grown wines in Oregon. Dominio is Latin for feast, and Spanish for territory or dominion. The IV refers to four people, four seasons, four climates and four quadrants of the labyrinth. Enjoy a sampling of their stunning Syrah in this mini-vertical. Visit Dominio IV in downtown McMinnville with a tasting for 6. Take home: 2007 Dominio IV Columbia Gorge Syrah “You Write in Wine” Three Sleeps Vineyard, 1 bottle 2008 Dominio IV Columbia Gorge Syrah “In the Valley of the Angels” Three Sleeps Vineyard, 1 bottle 2009 Dominio IV Syrah “The Old Man Looking East” Three Sleeps Vineyard, 1 bottle 2010 Dominio IV Syrah “Song of the Uncaged Bird” Three Sleeps Vineyard, 1 bottle Contributed by: Patrick Reuter of Dominio IV Wines
106. 2013 Commemorative 5 Liter This bottle is a true piece of art inside and out! Inside you will delight in 5 Liters of 2011 Walter Scott Pinot Noir Clos des Oiseaux, Eola Amity Hills. Walter Scott Wines was started in 2008 by partners Ken Pahlow and Erica Landon, veterans in the Oregon wine industry. This up-and-coming winery is making their mark, and with limited production, is selling out of all of their vintages. Outside, the bottle is adorned with an etched and hand-painted version of our commemorative painting “Possibility” by Ruth Armitage. A collectible centerpiece for any cellar. Contributed by: Walter Scott Wines and Xena Etched Graphics
SILENT AUCTION 107. Firesteed’s Citation Society Firesteed was created by Howard Rossbach and has been committed to making premium quality varietal wines at prices people can truly afford. For you, we have one complimentary Citation Society Wine Club shipment and a private tour and tasting for 6 with snacks. Visit the tasting room at Firesteed Cellars on Highway 99 in Rickreall. Contributed by: Firesteed Cellars
108. Grand Cru Estates Visit Grand Cru Estates in Yamhill for a private tour for 6 at their state-ofthe-art facility and bio-dynamically farmed grounds. At Grand Cru Estates, you’ll hear about how they provide the ultimate wine-growing experience for their members. This includes the opportunity to handcraft their own single barrel wine and create custom wine labels; as well as giving members access to their incredible facility, educational winemaking seminars and much more. A tasting of their premium Pinot Noir from select Willamette Valley AVA’s will follow your tour. Light appetizers included. Contributed by: Grand Cru Estates
SILENT AUCTION 109. Cubanisimo Double Magnum As the flagship wine for Cubanisimo Vineyards, the Estate Pinot Noir represents the full body and flavor of their passionately managed vineyards. Made with 100% estate grown grapes, this wine is a labor of love for Mauricio, the owner and Rob Stewart, the winemaker. The use of estate grapes allows for hands-on vineyard management to be reflected in the high standard of quality flavors throughout their vintages. As a meeting of Burgundy style and Oregon grapes, the Estate Pinot Noir represents the mastery of European wine making and the luscious flavors of the Willamette Valley â€“ creating a delicious and unforgettable wine experience. Take home: 2009 Cubanisimo Vineyards Estate Pinot Noir, one 3 Liter bottle Contributed by: Dr. William and Helen Nisbet
110. Silver Oak Overload Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon is crafted with a single-minded focus on Cabernet excellence. By sourcing from only the highest caliber fruit and using an extended aging process, they create delicious and coveted wines. The 2003 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon has a dark ruby color and a complex nose of cassis, chocolate and cardamom. The 2006 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon has a garnet color and a nose of cassis liqueur, nutmeg and dark chocolate. Continue to properly cellar these wines as they improve through 2024 (2003) and 2026 (2006) Take home: 2003 Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley, 12 bottles 2006 Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley, 12 bottles Contributed by: Tim and Jodi Dupell
SILENT AUCTION 111. A Whole Lotta Chianti Feast your eyes on this show-stopping double magnum of Chianti Classico! Molto bene! Take home: 1993 Carlo Fabbri Savignola Paolina Chianti Classico Reserva, one 3 Liter bottle Contributed by: Tim and Jodi Dupell
112. The Tuscan Wine Collection Brunello di Montalcino, alongside Chianti, is arguably the most prestigious of all Italian wines. The wine is made exclusively from Sangiovese grapes grown in Montalcino- a classic Tuscan hilltop village. Take home: 2001 Solaria 123 Brunello di Montalcino, 4 bottles 2001 Solaria Toscana Solarianne, 4 bottles 2001 Solaria Brunello Di Montalcino, 4 bottles Contributed by: Tim and Jodi Dupell
113. King Estate Etched Double Magnum This is one of the most well known Pinot Noirs in America. King Estateâ€™s organic Pinot Noir is blended with grapes from sustainably farmed vineyards throughout Oregon, where grapes are grown to strictly enforced standards. Take home: 2010 King Estate Signature Pinot Noir, one 3 Liter bottle Contributed by: King Estate Winery
SILENT AUCTION 114. Domaine Serene 2008 Domaine Serene has been producing exquisite Oregon wines since 1990. With over 85 wines rated 90 points or higher in Wine Spectator, Domaine Serene is the pinnacle of Oregon Pinot Noir. Take home: 2008 Domaine Serene Pinot Noir Yamhill Cuvee (91 pts WS), 3 bottles Contributed by: Tim and Jodi Dupell
115. Stangeland Vineyards and Winery Stangeland estate grown Pinot Noirs are from the 5th oldest planting in the Eola Hills. This collection represents the wines which won gold medals at the Mondial du Pinot Noir in Sierre Switzerland, the only Oregon winery bestowed with this honor. Take home: 1998 Stangeland Vineyards and Winery Pinot Noir, 1 bottle 1999 Stangeland Vineyards and Winery Pinot Noir, 1 bottle 2006 Stangeland Vineyards and Winery Pinot Noir, 1 bottle Contributed by: Stangeland Vineyards and Winery
SILENT AUCTION 116. Van Duzer Vineyards Van Duzer’s 2009 Estate Pinot Noir “is a pleasant, easy-going, forward offering that will provide enjoyment over the next 4-5 years” according to Jay Miller of Robert Parker. Van Duzer’s 2010 Estate Pinot Noir which scored 90 Points by Wine Spectator is, “Light in texture, dark in flavor, with spicy blackberry and black olive flavors set on a delicate frame, finishing with a whiff of coffee. Drink now through 2018.” Visit Van Duzer Vineyards and their incredible tasting room with a certificate for 8. Take home: 2009 Van Duzer Vineyards Estate Pinot Noir, one 1.5 Liter bottle 2010 Van Duzer Vineyards Estate Pinot Noir, one 1.5 Liter bottle Contributed by: Van Duzer Vineyards
117. Italy at Home Fill your kitchen with the taste of Italy with this extensive basket of goodies from Harry and David. Take home: 2001 Solaria Brunello di Montalcino, 2 bottles Contributed by: Tim and Jodi Dupell, Becky and Steve Mucha, and Sue Naumes
SILENT AUCTION 118. Perfect Port Pairings Port, truffles and cigars... a delicious trifecta! Take home two bottles of 2004 Eola Hills Cabernet Port and a decadent box of locally handmade truffles by Extreme Chocolates. To finish it off, sit back and relax with two Monte Cristo cigars. Perfection! Contributed by: Eola Hills Winery and Extreme Chocolates
119. Campbell Salgado Studio Photography Session Photographers Kim Campbell and Francisco Salgado have made a name for themselves by preserving your natural character in captivating portrait photography. Visit their Portland studio in Sellwood or have them come to you with this $300 certificate that may be used on Original Portraits (signature series or vignettes photo sitting fee) and printed portraits. The gift certificate expires November 18, 2013. The winning bidder must call within one week to validate the certificate. Contributed by: Campbell Salgado Studio
SILENT AUCTION 120. The Arbor The Arbor is known for providing lovely home decor and unique gifts. New owners Ashley Casebeer and Katie Selbak plan to honor the heritage of The Arbor as well as adding a fresh flare. Stop in to shop for their classic staples or new fun gifts. For you to take home tonight, they’ve provided a sweet basket of gifts to shower your little one with. For the new Mom, Fig Jewelry has custom made a charming “to the moon” necklace. Contributed by: Fig Jewelry and The Arbor
121. Portland Timbers Experience the green and white, song singing, flag waving, confetti throwing section of PGE Park known as the Timbers Army. Two guests will cheer on the Portland Timbers as they take on the LA Galaxy on July 13, 2013 from the “thousands of voices strong” Timbers Army section. We’ve even included a chant sheet so you can join in the action and lead the Timbers to victory! Contributed by: Patrice Altenhofen and Joe Harold
SILENT AUCTION 122. Go Beavs! Are you a Beaver Believer? Cheer on the Oregon State Beavers Football team with 2 tickets to their game against Eastern Washington on August 31, 2013 at Reser Stadium. Wear your colors all year with a men’s size extra-large Marmot Zeus jacket in orange spice. Contributed by: Dr. J. Chris and Cody Martin and Oregon State University
123. Seattle Seahawks Tickets Join the loudest stadium in the NFL and root on the Seattle Seahawks as they take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, November 11th. Two lucky fans will watch all the action from these 300 level, goal line seats. Be part of the “12th man!” Contributed by: Staci and Ryan Ottele
124. Shake, Rattle and Roll Shake a tail-feather, rattle those dice and roll that ball for par. Enjoy the ultimate beach experience at Chinook Winds Casino Resort in Lincoln City with a one-night stay in an ocean-view room, two tickets to see a performance of your choice and a round of golf for two at the Chinook Winds Golf Resort. Overnight stay, show tickets, and golf based on availability. Contributed by: Chinook Winds Casino Resort, an Enterprise of the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
SILENT AUCTION 125. Fun in the Sun at Illahe Experience a day of summertime bliss with your whole family at Illahe Hills Country Club! Splish-splash the day away with a family pass to Illahe’s newly renovated pool. You’ll also enjoy a family pass for the 4th of July Celebration. Enjoy fun, family games, food and amazing fireworks on the evening of July 2nd. (The date is weather dependant and may change last minute.) Contributed by: Illahe Hills Country Club
126. Golf Around the State “FORE!” Get your group together “fore” the ultimate tour of golf courses around the state of Oregon. Before you hit the links, perfect your swing with Noah Horstman Golf Instruction. Enjoy 2 private golf lessons with Noah and get ready to “Golf Around the State.” Centennial Golf Club in Medford, one round for 2 with a cart (valid after 10 am) Creekside Golf Club, one round for four with carts Crosswater Golf Course in Sunriver, one round for 4 with carts Eugene Country Club, one round for 4 with carts Salem Golf Club, one round for 4 with carts Tetherow Golf Club in Bend, one round for 4 (forecaddie required but not included) Willamette Valley Country Club in Canby, one round for 4 with carts Contributed by: Noah Horstman Golf Instruction, Centennial Golf Club, Creekside Golf Club, Crosswater Golf Course, Eugene Country Club, Tetherow Golf Club, Willamette Valley Country Club, and Oregon Cascade Plumbing and Heating, INC.
SILENT AUCTION 127. Southern (Oregon) Charm Explore Southern Oregon and the charming city of Medford with this twonight stay at the Homewood Suites. From fly fishing to wine touring, you get a glimpse of how they do it down South. Your fly fishing trip for two is with Steve Eadie of Aqua Dulce Guides. All fishing gear and lunch will be included. COWHORN Vineyard and Garden, southern Oregonâ€™s only certified Biodynamic and Organic winery and farm, invites you (and up to 7 guests) for a personal tour of their vineyard and farm where they grow grapes, artichokes, pumpkins and many other crops. This emerging eco-culinary scene has gotten the attention of Wine Spectator, Food and Wine Magazine, as well as the James Beard Foundation. Visit Kriselle Cellars in White City, just outside of Medford with a private tour and tasting for 2. Theyâ€™ve received 2 Gold medals for the 2009 Tempranillo; one at the Great Northwest Wine Competition and also at the World of Wine Competition. This same wine won a Silver medal at the San Francisco International Wine Competition. Enjoy a dinner for 2 at Pomodore Ristorante- Italian dining with a northwest flair. See for yourself what all the buzz is about in Southern Oregon. Take home: 2007 Roxy Ann Tempranillo, 1 bottle 2010 Roxy Ann Viognier, 1 bottle 2009 Kriselle Cellars Tempranillo, 1 bottle Kriselle Cellars logo wine glass, 2 each Harry and David specialty basket Smoked Salmon Contributed by: Kriselle Cellars and Sue Naumes
SILENT AUCTION 128. Little North Fork Retreat Pack a picnic, grab the kids and head to the river where you’ll spend a lovely weekend on the Little North Fork of the Santiam River. Your breathtaking surroundings will inspire a relaxing weekend. Bring your swimsuits, as you’re sure to find swimming holes all around the area. Your beautiful home for the weekend has a private bedroom on the lower level with a queen bed, plus a sleeping loft with a double bed and a cot. With another single bed and a sweet corner space just perfect for children to cozy in for the night, you’ll have room for the whole family. The deck overlooking the river includes seating and a barbeque. It’s the perfect place for a fun family barbeque or a leisurely afternoon with a good book. You’ll be right at home with two bathrooms, fireplace, washer/dryer and a fully stocked kitchen. (Stay based on availability). Contributed by: Gary and Sue Kaufman
SILENT AUCTION 129. Depoe Bay Stay Plan your next adventure to the “Whale Watching Capital of the Oregon Coast!” Depoe Bay is a popular destination with incredible tide pools, rugged coastline and breathtaking sunsets. With 3 master suites and 3 bathrooms, this coastal home has plenty of room for the whole family. From every room you’ll have sweeping ocean views. Extra features include a Jacuzzi tub (with ocean view), a wheelchair accessible master suite, and a location that’s only a few minutes’ walk to the sandy beach. Sleeps up to 10. For the short trek to the beach, we’ve included a gourmet Harry and David snack box and 3 bottles of Left Coast Cellars Pinot Noir for those amazing sunsets. Take home: 2007 Left Coast Cellars Pinot Noir, 1 bottle 2009 Left Coast Cellars Pinot Noir, 2 bottles Contributed by: Brian and Katherine Johnston
130. Guided Steelhead Fishing Trip Experience a “reel” fun day chasing winter steelhead on the Oregon Coast with Beaver Nation Guide Service. Join Andrew Bradley for a day of steelhead fishing on the Umpqua, Siletz, or Tillamook area rivers. Shoreside barbeque lunch and gear is provided. This trip for 2 is good during the 2013/2014 winter season on a mutually agreeable date. Don’t forget to purchase and bring your fishing license. Take home: 2007 Cliff Creek Cellars Merlot, 3 bottles Contributed by: Andrew Bradley of Beaver Nation Guide Service and Cliff Creek Cellars
SILENT AUCTION 131. Champoeg Creamery Cheese-Making Classes Learn the art and science of cheese-making from experienced resident cheese-maker Charlotte Smith at Champoeg Creamery in St. Paul. Two people will make cheese from raw, Jersey milk from local cows, in a class of their choice. Parmesan, Farmhouse Cheddar and Mozzarella are a few of the classes offered. Taste wine, sample several cheeses and enjoy a discussion of the health benefits of raw milk. Contributed by: Champoeg Creamery
132. A Day with the Gilgamesh Brewers Spend a day learning the ins and outs of Salemâ€™s Gilgamesh Brewing. Learn how the three Radtke brothers went from a home brewing business in 2005 to a turn-key brew house, The Campus, in 2013. Youâ€™ll spend time with the men responsible for creating the delicious brew at Gilgamesh. Lunch and take home growlers included for four people. Contributed by: Lee Radtke, Mike Radtke, Nick Radtke, and Matt Radtke of Gilgamesh Brewing
133. Gilgamesh Beer Pairing A multi-course dinner for two guests at The Campus is prepared and specially paired with beer from Gilgamesh. Their locally sourced and from scratch dinner menu will delight, especially with the enhancement of their well-balanced brews. Contributed by: Lee Radtke, Mike Radtke, Nick Radtke, and Matt Radtke of Gilgamesh Brewing
SILENT AUCTION 134. Pizza and Beer for a Year Church St. Pizza is Salem’s premier pizza place serving creative pies using high quality, local ingredients. One bite and you’ll be hooked! Enjoy Church St. Pizza all year with an 18’ pie and refillable growler of beer every month for 12 months! Contributed by: Church St. Pizza
135. A Night at the Symphony We have 4 tickets for you to enjoy a cultured evening at the Oregon Symphony in Salem. Choose any concert during the 2013-2014 season. Take home: 2005 Eola Hills Pinot Noir Reserve, one bottle Harry and David chocolate truffles Contributed by: Tim and Jodi Dupell and Oregon Symphony in Salem
SILENT AUCTION 136. Liquor Infusion Class Rob Melton, famed local bartender, demonstrates the art of infusing liquor as well as teaching you some signature cocktails in the comfort of your own home. Invite your friends (8 guests total), grab your favorite spirits, and get ready for a fun and educational experience. You’ll choose 3 or 4 infusions that you would like to make from Rob’s list of 10. With your new infused “creations,” Rob will show you how to turn them into specialty cocktails. Your pals will be highly impressed by your new mixology skills. Each couple is provided with 1 infusion tank and a pouring bottle. For 8 guests. Contributed by: Rob Melton
137. Fiesta De Margarita (Ladies Only) Amigas...it’s time to celebrate the Margarita once again! Forty women will come together for a mid-week fiesta with margaritas, (blended or on las rocas), great food and music at the stunning hacienda of Jody Rowell and co-hosted by Kathy Thompson. Bring your girlfriends, sisters, cousins, gym mates or mom. Sorry boys, it’s a girls only party! Mark your calendar for the evening of Tuesday, July 23, 2013! Secure your spot with a $50 dollar bid. Contributed by: Dr. David and Jody Rowell and Dr. Clark and Kathy Thompson
SILENT AUCTION 138. Tamarack Cellars in Walla Walla Visit Walla Walla, a town so nice they named it twice! Tamarack Cellars invites you for a barrel tasting for 4, as well as lunch on their beautiful property. Contributed by: Tamarack Cellars
139. VIDA Aesthetic Medicine The experts at VIDA Aesthetic Medicine will help you put your best face forward with a microdermabrasion Parisian Peel- the most trusted gentle, non-invasive skin rejuvenation therapy available today. Contributed by: VIDA Aesthetic Medicine
140. Pampered at Perle Let Jeannie Chavier at Perle Holistic Skincare pamper your body, mind, and spirit with her holistic approach that focuses not only on exceptional skincare, but on nutrition and lifestyle as well. Youâ€™ll recieve 5, 90-minute rejuvenating facials, to get your skin glowing and your complexion refined. Contributed by: Perle Holistic Skincare
SILENT AUCTION 141. On Your Feet Get on your feet and get moving with the help of Gallagher Fitness Resources! They will enroll you in their Women’s Beginning Walking and Running clinic so you can get fit from head to toe. To prepare for the clinic, Gallagher’s will outfit you with the best workout gear around with a certificate towards shoes or apparel. Take home a Marmot Super Mica Jacket, size small, to keep you warm for those crisp Salem mornings. You may be a little sore after all that working out, so relax with a one-hour massage from Ann Little LMT. Contributed by: Gallagher Fitness Resources, Ann Little LMT and Dr. J. Chris and Cody Martin
142. Get Motivated at En-Core Fitness Ladies and Gentlemen! Swimsuit season is upon us and it’s the perfect time to get fit. Let Tracy Gannaway at En-Core Fitness help you reach your fitness goals with her unique approach that will not only transform your body, but also your mind. With 10 hours of personal training along with nutritional counseling you will develop habits that uplift your spirit and bring you happiness through fitness, good health and mental clarity. You’ll focus on optimum health and work out with state of the art fitness equipment. En-Core Fitness is a 1,700-square foot facility in the historical downtown area of Salem’s shopping district. With an on-site shower stocked with towels and products, you can work out and be on your way. Contributed by: En-Core Fitness Personal Training
SILENT AUCTION 143. Get Active! It’s time to get active and get moving with this introduction to fitness package. Start at the Courthouse Tennis Center for 2 private one-hour tennis lessons. They’ll even let you bring along 3 friends to join in both sessions! Then join Tracy at En-Core Personal Training for 5 heart-pumping hours that will jumpstart your workout regimen. After all that hard work, it’s time for your reward... a 90 minute massage from Heidi at Element 5 Massage. Contributed by: Courthouse Tennis Center, Element 5 Massage, and En-Core Fitness
144. The Sunflower Escape at Bella Vita Relax, replenish and rejuvenate with a Bella Vita spa day in downtown Salem. Treat yourself to the Sunflower Escape package which includes a 60-minute massage, elemental nature facial, and Bella Vita pedicure. You’ll walk out feeling relaxed and ready to take on the world! Contributed by: Bella Vita Salon and Day Spa
SILENT AUCTION 145. Whole Body Health Re-invent yourself with a total body makeover courtesy of EnCore Fitness, Perle Holistic Skincare, Element 5 Massage, Lush Hair Cocktails, and Pearly Whites Family Dentistry. Start with Certified Personal Trainer, Tracy Gannaway of EnCore Fitness and 20 hours of personal training including nutritional counseling. You’ll get the motivation and direction you need from Tracy to get toned. You’ll focus on optimum health and work out with state-of-the-art fitness equipment in her 1,700 square foot facility in downtown Salem, complete with shower for on-the-go workouts. (New clients only please!) Across the hall you’ll visit Jeannie Chavier at Perle Holistic Skincare for a 150-minute Dr. Hauschka Classical Treatment. Perle Holistic Skincare strives to rejuvenate the mind, body, and spirit, in a nurturing, eco-conscious environment, through the exclusive use of organic, bio-dynamic plant and flower based products, which you’ll take home. Transcend the ordinary at Perle! Indulge your tired muscles with a 90-minute massage at Element 5. The relaxing environment will help you find balance with your professionally licensed massage therapist, Heidi Neely. Next up is a cut and color by Amanda at Lush Hair Cocktails. Lush is located in the same building as EnCore Fitness, Perle Holistic Skincare and Element 5. What a convenient re-invention! The last addition to this fantastic package is a visit to Dr. Theresa Lindquist for your custom bleaching trays from Pearly Whites Family Dentistry. Boom! Contributed by: Element 5 Massage, En-Core Fitness, Lush Hair Cocktails, Pearly Whites Family Dentistry and Perle Holistic Skincare
SILENT AUCTION 146. #birthdaymadeeasy We’re making gift giving easy with this perfect birthday gift! Take home: One custom cake creation by Extreme Chocolates 2010 Redhawk Vineyard & Winery Pataccoli Family Vineyard Pinot Noir Magnum Redhawk Vineyard & Winery Tasting for 6 Contributed by: Extreme Chocolates and Redhawk Vineyard and Winery
147. Kettle Brand Goodies It’s all in the chips and Kettle Brand does it best! Take home a variety of scrumptious Kettle Brand products. Contributed by: Kettle Foods
148. Bric-à-Brac dès Ma Valise Escape to Paris with a French-themed basket from Ma Valise. This chic collection includes a lavender scented music box candle, 3-tiered display stand, pink and gold napkins in 3 designs, a business card holder, 10 badge necklace, copper colored wallet, python print shoulder bag, colorful make-up bag, and a vibrant striped scarf. Bon Voyage! Contributed by: Ma Valise
SILENT AUCTION 149. The Pie Club What are your favorite pies? Jennifer Skillern is a very talented baker and loves to make pies. She’ll bake a pie every month for one year just for you. Choose pumpkin for Thanksgiving, apple for 4th of July, cherry for Washington’s Birthday- there’s a pie for every occasion! Contributed by: John and Sue Miller
150. The Cupcake Club Treat yourself to deliciousness daily! Dana from downtown Salem’s sweet shop “Sugar.Sugar” will dazzle you with a dozen of her cupcake creations every month for one year. Contributed by: Sugar.Sugar
151. Arm Candy Adorn yourself with must-have accessories from top designers Chan Luu and Allibelle. Be part of the style frenzy among celebrities with a handmade turquoise and leather wrap bracelet from Chan Luu. Match your authentic bracelet with a printed Chan Luu scarf and a bright yellow leather belt. Finish off your new look with a chic-bohemian Mohawk satchel from Allibelle and you’re ready to hit the town in style. Take a bit of city and combine it with sand and you get “tu-L”, a luxury boutique featuring clothing, home accessories, jewelry and one-of- a- kind items from top designers. Contributed by: tu-L in the Shops at Salishan
SILENT AUCTION 152. Attention Shopaholics! You know who you are and you love to shop! We’ve made it easy with a wallet full of loaded gift cards. Take home a chic Matt & Nat wallet filled with gift cards from Exit Real World, Adidas, American Eagle, Ann Taylor Loft, Hagar, Cabi, Janie & Jack, Levi’s and more. After an exhausting day of shopping, relax with a bottle of Wild Women Wine from Coos Bay Oregon. Contributed by: CD Redding Construction, Exit Real World, Woodburn Company Stores, tu-L, and Friends of Family Building Blocks
153. Felicity Boutique Private Party Gather your girlfriends for a private shopping party for 10 at the local Felicity Boutique. Felicity Boutique, located on Bush Street, will provide champagne and nibbles for this after-hours shopping spree. They’ve even included a $100 gift certificate to get your shop on! Contributed by: Felicity Boutique
SILENT AUCTION 154. Naughty or Nice? He sees you when you’re sleeping, he knows when you’re awake... he even arranges for a special visit to your home during the holiday season! Schedule a visit from Mr. and Mrs. Claus between December 17- 24, 2013 and they will arrive at the appointed hour at your home with a list of who’s been naughty or nice. Have a big chair ready for Santa to sit in. Mrs. Claus reads off the names for Santa and takes pictures of each child and the whole family. Pictures will be sent to you electronically. If you prefer to leave gifts on the front porch, Santa can put them in his sack for an early delivery. Contributed by: Grubby and Laurie Hain
155. Quilts for Kids are Sew Fabulous Jan Ellwood and the Kingman Arizona Quilting Guild are making quilts for kids at Family Building Blocks. For every $200 pledged to FBB, they’ll make and donate a beautiful quilt for a family, which will be used during a home visit. During every home visit, our FBB teachers and staff bring a blanket or quilt to lay on the ground. Teachers get down on the same level as the children to read, play, and talk. By modeling this behavior we’re showing our parents the importance of taking time to interact with their children. When you contribute $20, FBB can leave a quilt behind on their next home visit. (All funds raised with this package will benefit FBB’s home visiting program). Contributed by: Jan Ellwood and the Kingman Arizona Quilting Guild
SILENT AUCTION 156. A Carousel Birthday The kids will be riding high with this Bronco Buster Party Package at Salem’s Riverfront Carousel. Your party includes a room rental for 2 hours, 20 carousel party invitations, 12 helium balloons, 50 carousel rides, use of party tables and kitchen, and an additional 18-ride punch card. No birthday is complete without cake, so we’ve added a delicious Pure Decadence birthday cake. Includes a birthday party basket, decked out with Carousel goodies to get your memorable party started. Contributed by: Salem’s Riverfront Carousel and Kathie and Mike VanRonzelen
157. Fountain of Youth Jazz up your garden with this whimsical fountain created by a few of our Family Building Blocks’ alumni. Madison and Caden put their “handstamp” of approval on this creation and they hope it finds a perfect spot in your garden. Contributed by: Madrona Hills Ace Hardware and created by The Glinski-Hamilton Family
SILENT AUCTION 158. Rebekah Rigsby Fine Art Local artist Rebekah Rigsby is a mixed media artist who specializes in watercolor, paper collage, and acrylics. Raised in the canyon of nearby Silver Creek, her landscapes incorporate the unique colors and fiber patterns of paper and delicately capture some of the most impressive features of the region. That influence is evident in “Willamette Valley Flower Fields,” a mixed media paper collage using acrylic paint. Contributed by: Rebekah Rigsby
159. Hand Fused Glass Platter This contemporary, multi-hued glass platter can be a unique centerpiece in your home or office. Created by local dentist and artist Dr. J. Chris Martin. Contributed by: Dr. J. Chris and Cody Martin
160. Reclaimed Bird House “When you look out into your garden and find yourself smiling, our work has been a success” says artist, David Britton of Tigard. This functional birdhouse was created from objects that have ceased to serve their original purpose, but offer unique visual and textural qualities. This lovely and creative reclaimed bird house will provide four-star accommodations for the nesting birds in your garden! Contributed by: David Britton
SILENT AUCTION 161. Repurposed Bird House Here is a second chance at owning one of David Britton’s repurposed bird houses. This darling bird house will be a perfect addition to your exterior landscape. Contributed by: David Britton
162. Dog Days Going on a fabulous vacation and can’t take your dog? Treat your best friend to a fun-filled stay at The Dog Bark! The Dog Bark is Salem’s newest and most innovative daycare, boarding and grooming facility. They will provide your dog with an invigorating, safe and educational experience. With two locations, The Dog Bark is the convenient way to pamper your pet! Your dog will enjoy three full days of doggie daycare and three nights of boarding with the experts at The Dog Bark. Contributed by: The Dog Bark
163. Duck Pond Cellars Visit Duck Pond Cellars in Dundee with a private tour and tasting for 8. You and your guests will be provided with light hors d’oeurvres, including a selection of cheeses, salami, roasted hazelnuts, olives, fresh baked baguette and chocolates, to complement the wines. You’ll make your way through a barrel tasting (season permitting) and be sent home with a complimentary logo glass. Take home: 2 logo glasses and wine accessories 2011 Duck Pond Cellars Pinot Gris, 1 bottle 2010 Duck Pond Cellars Pinot Noir, 1 bottle (Please call ahead to schedule your private tour and tasting.)
Contributed by: Duck Pond Cellars
FROM OUR AUCTIONEER “Great benefit auctions succeed in direct relationship to the connection between auctioneer and audience members. Over the past five years I’ve been blessed by exceptionally warm welcomes from FBB supporters. Together we’ve worked as a caring family, each giving generously to make sure the client families who depend on Family Building Blocks always receive the exceptional support services they need and count on. Tonight, let us renew our shared commitment, and build yet another success for FBB. Let’s build stronger families and add promise to the hopes each family carries for their children’s futures.” Salud! Steve Talbot, Auctioneer, FBB family member Talbot Benefit Auctions, Portland
CELEBRITY EMCEE Our Emcee tonight is Russ Lewis from KGWTV. Russ anchors Newschannel 8 at Sunrise weekdays 4:30-7AM and Newschannel 8 at Noon with co-anchor Brenda Braxton and Meteorologist Nick Allard. Russ arrived at KGW in 1999 after stops in Sacramento, Tucson & El Paso. While visiting his Dad in Keizer over many years, Russ and his wife Sally fell in love with the Northwest. When the opportunity arose to join KGW, it was an easy decision to make the move. Russ is a California Refugee who vows never to return South for more than the occasional vacation. He has 2 beautiful daughters and loves NBA Basketball. Russ admits his toughest days in Portland are ones when the Trail Blazers play his hometown Lakers. He’s excited to be here tonight to help us raise big money for Family Building Blocks. 75
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Jamie’s Story “Without Family Building Blocks I don’t think I would have been able to break that cycle of abuse that has gone back several generations. I’m very proud of what I’ve accomplished. Family Building Blocks is like an extension of my family.” - Jamie, FBB Mom
LIVE AUCTION LOTS 1. Magnum PN 2. Allison Inn & Spa 3. Haute Cuisine & Grand Vin at Crooked House 4. Golf in the Desert 5. Trail Blazers Suite Shot 6. L’Heure Blue 7. Tennis in the Desert 8. 52 Bottles of Bubbly 9. Ruby Springs Lodge 10. Luxury Trek to Thailand 11. Longing for Leonetti 12. Cruising Cannon Beach 13. Jonathan’s Johnnie Walker and Cigar Dinner 14. Heavenly Hawaiian Home 15. Golden Oldies 16. Vintage Trolley Wine Tour 17. Über Case of Collectibles 18. “Possibility” 19. Best Table in the Tent 20. Turley- The Zin Master 21. Guess What I Made for Dinner? RESERVATIONS 22. Pueblo Bonito Rosé in Cabo 77
1 Magnum PN Here we have your precious Pinot Noirs in Magnum form. A delightful collection has been assembled from top Californian and Oregonian producers. Take home: 2002 Domain Drouhin Oregon Laurene Estate Pinot Noir, 1.5 Liter bottle 2005 Beaux Freres The Beaux Freres Vineyard Pinot Noir, 1.5 Liter bottle 2006 Kutch McDougall Ranch Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast, 1.5 Liter bottle 2007 Amalie Robert Estate Pinot Noir, 1.5 Liter bottle 2007 Retour Pinot Noir Willamette Valley, 1.5 Liter bottle 2008 Sea Smoke â€˜Southingâ€™ Pinot Noir Santa Rita Hills, 1.5 Liter bottle 2008 Van Duzer Vineyards Estate Pinot Noir, 1.5 Liter bottle 2009 Ayoub Estate Pinot Noir Dundee Hills, 1.5 Liter bottle 2010 ArborBrook Vineyards Estate 777 Block Pinot Noir, 1.5 Liter bottle
Contributed by: John and Crystal Lewis of JLPN Incorporated, Mark and Lisa Farrow, Dave and Mary Hansen at ArborBrook Vineyards, & Van Duzer Vineyards
2 Allison Inn & Spa You don’t need to travel far to get away from it all. This trip to Newberg will transport you to Oregon Wine Country’s first-ever full-service resort. It’s a luxurious place to stay after a blissful wine-tasting journey around the Willamette Valley’s acclaimed vineyards. Your gift certificate to the Allison includes 2 nights’ accommodations in a deluxe king room, a pampering trip to the spa, and dinner and breakfast at Jory Restaurant. While in Newberg, stop in at Adelsheim Vineyard to taste the elegant Pinots of the Chehalem Mountain AVA. Next, ArborBrook Vineyards, a boutique producer of hand-crafted Pinot Noirs, Pinot Gris and Sauternes-style Semillon, invites you in. Lastly, head to historic downtown Newberg to see the welcoming folks at Artisanal Wine Cellars. Take home: 2008 Artisanal Wine Cellars Adams Vineyard Reserve Pinot Noir, 6 bottles
(Stay based on availability. Holidays and high-demand weekends are excluded.)
Contributed by: Adelsheim Vineyard, ArborBrook Vineyards, Artisanal Wine Cellars and Dick and Gayle Withnell of Withnell Motor Company
3 Haute Cuisine & Grand Vin at Crooked House The Crooked House Bistro will host the perfect, relaxed French Sunday afternoon for 12 guests. Chef Bernard Malherbe will prepare a 6-course meal of his native fare, while John Lewis introduces perfectly paired world class French Champagne, Rhone and Dessert wines. You will be immersed in the passionate food and wines of France in one of the best bistros in Oregon. Three courses will be paired with premium Champagnes, two courses with exceptional red Rhone wine, and a final course with the nectar of the gods, Sauternes, from Bordeaux. Krug Cuvee (WS 95 Points), 2 bottles 1995 Charles Heidsieck Blanc des Millenaires Brut (WS 96), 2 bottles 2002 Vilmart & Cie Grand Cellier dâ€™ Or (WS 94), 2 bottles 2006 Domaine Du Pegau Reserve CDP (WS 94), 2 bottles 2007 Domaine Saint Damien Les Souteyrades Gigondas (RP 97), 2 bottles 2005 Chateau Guiraud Sauternes (WS 97), 1 bottle (Food prepared by Chef Bernard Malherbe and wines presented by John Lewis on a mutally-agreeable Sunday)
Contributed by: The Crooked House Bistro, John and Crystal Lewis, and Jon and Kelly Favre
4 Golf in the Desert Spend 7 days in the desert in a lovely villa in Cathedral City where golf, films, and sun are plentiful. Your 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom villa is available for a January 3 through January 9, 2014 vacation, which happens to coincide with the Palm Springs International Film Society Festival. Located in the meticulously maintained community of the Desert Princess Golf Resort & Country Club, this lovely home is ready to host your familyâ€™s vacation. Youâ€™ll have exceptional views of the golf course and mountains surrounding the Coachella Valley and you are just minutes from downtown Palm Springs. One round of golf for four is included at the Desert Princess Golf Course. As befits her namesake, the Desert Princess boasts a 27-hole championship golf course. (Dates are flexible and changes may be considered on request to the home owner)
Contributed by: George and Connie Jennings
5 Trail Blazers Suite Shot What a “suite” way to cheer on the Blazers! Six guests are transported to Rip City in a Ford Excursion stretch limousine for a 2013/2014 Trail Blazer basketball game of their choice. Once there, you’ll watch the game in style and luxury in an Executive Suite. The Executive Suite will spoil you with in-seat service where you can order whatever you like without leaving the comfort of your seat and missing that beat-the-buzzer 3-pointer. You provide the party, the Blazer’s will provide the action. For your ride: 2008 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley, 3 bottles (Food and alcohol costs are not included)
Contributed by: Tim and Jodi Dupell and Slayden Construction Group, Inc.
6 L’Heure Blue Have a special event coming up in your life-a milestone birthday, anniversary, wedding rehearsal, business dinner? This package features a private dinner for 30 in the Bluehour private dining room- L’Heure Blue. Bluehour opened its doors in the Pearl District with what Gourmet Magazine describes as the most sophisticated, contemporary food in town. Executive Chef Dolan Lane is leading the kitchen and will personally create your custom multi-course menu including hors d’oeuvre, salad, pasta/risotto, entrée and dessert. To complement the elegant cuisine of Chef Lane, each course will be paired with wines from stellar Oregon producer Domaine Serene. 2010 Domaine Serene Etoile Chardonnay, 6 bottles 2009 Domaine Serene Yamhill Cuvee Pinot Noir, 6 bottles 2008 Domaine Serene Evenstad Reserve Pinot Noir, 6 bottles NV Domaine Serene Rockblock SoNo Syrah, 6 bottles (Wines will be delivered to Bluehour when you book your dinner date)
Contributed by: Bluehour, Domaine Serene and US Bank
7 Tennis in the Desert Fabulous weather and accommodations await with this Spring getaway to Rancho Mirage, California to watch the BNP Paribas Open. Consider the details: Your 4 night stay begins on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 in a beautiful 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath home. Extra guests tagging along? Theyâ€™ll be cozy in the casita behind the home that sleeps 4 with 2 queen beds and a full bath. Additional amenities include a hot tub and pool, 6 bikes and a ping pong table. The BNP Paribas Open is a short drive away in Indian Wells. Weâ€™ve included 4 seats in a lower box for two days to watch the first and second rounds of the WTA and ATP during the day sessions. Watch Nadal and Sharapova defend their titles. Put the clouds behind and escape to the desert for a sunny Spring Break! (Purchaser is responsible for a $175 cleaning fee. Dates are flexible and changes may be considered on request to the home owner)
Contributed by: Mark and Cheryl Burnham
8 52 Bottles of Bubbly Come quickly, I am tasting the stars!” –Dom Perignon, at the moment he discovered Champagne Discover for yourself some of the best Champagne in the world in our beloved “52 Weeks” package, which is quite possibly our most exciting one yet! A handpicked mix of outstanding non-vintage brut, brut rose, and vintage Champagnes. Every day is a great day for Champagne! Rose Champagne Non-Vintage H. Goutorbre Grand Cru Brut Rose, Ay (WS 91 pts) Pierre Brigandat Brut Rose (IWC 91 pts) Camille Saves Grand Cru Brut Rose Bouzy Laherte Freres Les Baudiers Rose de Saignee Ex Brut Chavot (ST 89 pts) Chartogne-Taillet Brut le Rose, Mefry (WS 91 pts) Francis Cossy Brut Rose A Jouy les Reims Marc Chauvet Brut Rose Bruno Gobillard Brut Rose Melle Sophie (WA 91 pts) Rene Geoffroy Rose de Saignee (WA 93 pts) Billecart-Salmon Brut Rosé (WS 92 pts) Ruinart Brut Rosé Champagne (WS 91 pts) Laurent-Perrier “Cuvée Rosé “ Brut Rosé (WS 91 pts) Pierre Paillard Grand Cru Brut Rosé (ST 91 pts) Growers Champagne Non-Vintage Laherte Freres Brut Tradition (WS 90 pts) Vincente Couche Brut Zero Vincente Couche Extra Brut Bruno Paillard Premier Cru Brut, Reims (IWC 91 pts) Lallier Brut Reserve (WS 92 pts) Chartogne-Taillet Fiacre Mefry (WS 92 pts) Marc Chauvet Brut Rilly La Montagne Jacques Picard Brut Berru (RP 91 pts) Marc Hebrart Premier Cru Brut Reserve, Ay (ST 92 pts) Henri Goutorbre Cuvee Prestige Premier Cru Brut, Ay Chartogne Taillet, Saint Anne Brut, Mefry (WS 92 pts) Laurent-Perrier Brut (WS 91 pts)
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Louis Roederer Brut Premier (RP 92 pts) Bollinger “Special Cuvée” Brut (WS 93 pts) Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve (WE 91 pts) Piper-Heidsieck Brut (WS 93 pts) Pierre Moncuit “Cuvée Pierre Moncuit Grand Cru” Brut (IWC 91 pts) Ruinart Brut Blanc de Blancs (WS 92 pts) Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve (WS 93 pts) Fleury “Carte Rouge” Brut (BH 90 pts) Gosset “Grand Reserve” Brut (WS 91 pts) Henriot “Souverain” Brut (WS 94 pts) Jacquesson “Cuvée 735” Brut (WE 93 pts) Philipponnat “Royal Reserve” Brut (WS 92 pts) Taittinger “La Francaise” Brut (WE 91 pts) Vintage Champagne 2000 Billecart-Salmon “Cuvée Nicolas-François (WE 95 pts) 2002 Dom Perignon Brut (RP 96 pts) 2002 Laurent-Perrier Brut (WE 94 pts) 2003 Nicolas Feuillatte Palmes De ‘Or (WS 92 pts) 2004 Marc Chauvet Brut 2004 Moet & Chandon “Grand Vintage” Brut Champagne (WE 94 pts) 2004 Henri Goutorbre Grand Cru Brut Special Club, Ay (IWC 93 pts) 2004 Piper Heidsieck Brut (WS 94 pts) 2004 Launois “Spécial Club” Brut Blanc de Blancs 2004 Baron Fuente “Grand Millésimé” (WS 92 pts) 2005 Amaury Coutelas Vintage Brut (JS 93 pts) 2006 A. Margaine Blanc de Blanc Premier Cru Special Club (RP 92 pts) 2006 Marguet Pere et Fils Grand Cru Brut (JS 94 pts) 2007 Louis Roederer Brut Rosé (WS 93 pts) WS- Wine Spectator
IWC- International Wine Cellar
ST- Steven Tanzer
RP- Robert Parker
JS- James Suckling
Contributed by: John and Crystal Lewis of JLPN Incorporated
9 Ruby Springs Lodge A riverside cabin just yards from the renowned Ruby River. Check! Gourmet meals, evening cocktails and hors dâ€™oeuvres served in a stunning lodge. Check! World-class fly fishing in Big Sky Country. Check! Welcome to Ruby Springs Lodge in Alder, Montana, otherwise known as fly fishing heaven. With over 10 miles of the Ruby River and its flowing tributaries, this serene and beautiful property will enchant you. In addition, anglers have access to numerous spring fed ponds within a few minutesâ€™ walk from their cabin. Two days of fishing with a personal guide and streamside lunches add to the all-inclusive angling experience for two. This package includes 3 nights accommodations, meals, guided fishing, private access to over 10 miles of fishing on the Ruby, rods/reels, waders, tackle, flies and fully-stocked bar for 2 people. (Fishing license not included)
Contributed by: Ruby Springs Lodge and Friends of Family Building Blocks
10 Luxury Trek to Thailand Get far away from the bustle of everyday life, your overflowing inbox, and the constant ring of the phone. There are few places as relaxing and luxurious as Thailand’s Koh Samui Four Seasons Hotel. It’s the definition of Paradise! Lounge for 7 days and 6 nights in a premier one bedroom villa. Your villa includes a sprawling bedroom, palatial bathroom and outdoor living space which includes a private infinity pool overlooking the Gulf of Siam and its white sands. Away from your opulent suite, you’ll be taken on a leisurely Elephant trek to the island’s most dramatic waterfall. The rest of your days, choose between kayaking, snorkeling, diving or just relaxing on the private beach.
Contributed by: Bryce and Carly Taylor
11 Longing for Leonetti Jump to the front of the 3 year wait list to become a wine club member with Leonetti Cellar. You’ll have access to up to 3 cases a year of their coveted wines. During the 2014 Spring Release in early May, you’ll be invited to participate in a tour and tasting and get a rare glimpse behind the walls of Walla Walla’s first commercial winery. Can’t wait until the 2014 release? We understand…that’s why we’ve included 14 bottles of their big, bold ruby reds. Take home: 1996 Leonetti Cellar Cabernet Sauvignon, 1 bottle 1999 Leonetti Cellar Merlot, 1 bottle 2000 Leonetti Cellar Merlot, 1 bottle 2008 Leonetti Cellar Merlot, 1 bottle 2009 Leonetti Cellar Reserve, 1 bottle 2009 Leonetti Cellar Cabernet Sauvignon, 1 bottle 2009 Leonetti Cellar Merlot, 1 bottle 2010 Leonetti Cellar Cabernet Sauvignon, 2 bottles 2010 Leonetti Cellar Reserve, 2 bottles 2010 Leonetti Cellar Sangiovese, 2 bottle 2011 Leonetti Cellar Merlot, 1 bottle
(Winning bidder must contact Amy Figgins by June 1, 2013 to inquire about ordering from the 2013 Spring Release)
Contributed by: Tyler and Deana Freres, Paul and Carla Ferder, Craig and Brooke Gries, Dr. Bruce and Heather Johnson, Wes and Wendy McWhorter and Dr. Clark and Kathy Thompson
12 Cruising Cannon Beach Cruise over to Cannon Beach and enjoy a stay at the “Quincy Cottage.” Your 7 day, 6 night stay is in a renovated 1918 house with 3 bedrooms and 1.5 baths. There is even a cozy annex with 1 bedroom and bath for your extra guests. This vintage cottage is perfectly located; just 3 doors down from the charming Presidential neighborhood and steps away from the beach. The Bike Peddler in Salem prepares you for your trip with a beach-cruiser by Simple. It blends the comfortable, laid-back look of a cruiser with modern features like a lightweight aluminum frame. Simple is a modern classic. We’ve loaded up the wicker basket on your new cruiser with some Caymus and Cakebread and treats for your trip. Oh my! Take home: 2008 Cakebread Chardonnay, 3 bottles 2005 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley, 3 bottles
Contributed by: ArborBrook Vineyards, Robert Chavier at the Bike Peddler, Tim and Jodi Dupell and Bill and Lisa Sewell
13 Jonathan’s Johnnie Walker & Cigar Dinner Attention scotch lovers! Jonathan’s Publick House in downtown Salem invites you and 15 of your buddies for a 5-course meal paired with Johnnie Walker’s famous Scotch. Let’s get right to the good stuff… HORS D’OEUVRES
Bacon wrapped Medjool Dates
Johnnie Walker Red Label FIRST COURSE
Veal Dumplings with Mustard jus
Johnnie Walker Green Label, 15 years SECOND COURSE
Gorgonzola Custards with Pears, Pear and Pomegranate Salad with Late Harvest Riesling Vinaigrette, Candied Bacon and Spiced Pecans
Johnnie Walker Double Black Label THIRD COURSE
Halibut, Creamy Grilled Corn Polenta, Asparagus,
Warm Tomato Bacon Vinaigrette
Johnnie Walker Black Label DESSERT
Vahlrona Dark Chocolate Terrine with Candied Almonds
Johnnie Walker Gold Label, 18 years NIGHT CAP
Johnnie Walker Blue Label, 25 years (Includes 3 Cocktails and 6 Neat Pours)
(Restrictions: Guests must be 21 years of age. The dinner must be used between June 15th and October 15th , 2013. Two weeks advanced reservations required. Not valid on a Friday or Saturday. Gratuity not included.) Contributed by: Casey Lucas of Jonathan’s Publick House
14 Heavenly Hawaiian Home This is the ultimate in luxury vacation homes! Get spoiled with a week at a 4,000 square foot villa in Maui in a posh, private community. With 3 stunningly appointed master suites, ocean views from both floors, and two lanais that open fully to let in the tropic air; you’ll understand the true meaning of Hau’oli (happiness). This weeklong vacation is in Ho’olei, which is the best place to stay in Wailea. The gated community is between the world famous Grand Wailea Hotel and Spa and The Four Seasons Hotel.Yet you have the advantage of privacy and the spaciousness of your own residence. Bring the outside in with disappearing doors that allow the lanai and its incredible view to be part of the living room. The Wolf BBQ on the fullyfurnished patio makes for a perfect evening at home grilling with the family. Visit the famed Grand Wailea pool with a cabana rental for four, included by the owners. You’ll also get to take advantage of all the amenities provided right on your property including a great pool complex and workout facilities. Keolakupaianaha! (The extraordinary life!) (Stay based on availability. Blackout dates include: June 19, 2013 - July 2, 2013, Sept. 15, 2013 - Sept. 22, 2013, Dec. 26, 2013 - Jan. 5, 2014, Jan. 12, 2014 Jan. 19, 2014 and March 20, 2014 - April, 1 2014)
Contributed by: Tim and Jodi Dupell
15 Golden Oldies These collectible dessert magnums are crazy-stupid good! Not to mention very rare. Sweeten your cellar with this stellar 3 pack. Take home: 1990 Chateau Rieussec Grand Cru Barsac Sauternes, one 1.5 liter bottle 1998 Far Niente Dolce Late Harvest, one 1.5 liter bottle 2003 Chateau Rieussec Grand Cru Barsac Sauternes, one 1.5 liter bottle
Contributed by: John and Crystal Lewis of JLPN Incorporated
16 Vintage Trolley Wine Tour All aboard! Take a vintage tour through Yamhill County on The Trolley. Up to 26 people will journey to 3 wineries in a refurbished San Francisco Street Car. This slow-paced, fun-filled tour starts at a mutually agreeable location, then it’s on to Wild Pear Restaurant and Catering in downtown Salem where you will pick up 26 individually packed picnics. Your wine-friendly lunch includes: Roasted Chicken Pasta Salad Wedge of Local Cheese French Baguette Cluster of grapes Roasted & Spiced Hazelnuts Double Chocolate Chip Cookie Wild Pear Bottled Water from Oregon Rain
Your first wine-tasting destination is Coelho Winery, where the Coelho family welcomes you with the finest Portuguese hospitality. Savor their award-winning wines in their comfortable Amity tasting room. On to Yamhill, and the stunning Soléna Estate where husband and wife team Laurent Montalieu and Danielle Andrus Montalieu will tempt you with their estate Pinot Noirs and Pinot Gris. Next stop- Lenne Estate to taste their hand-crafted, estate grown Oregon Pinot Noir. A flawless day of fine wine, food and friends. Contributed by: Coelho Winery, Lenne Estate, Soléna Estate, The Trolley, and Wild Pear Restaurant and Catering
17 Über Case of Collectibles Collectors take notice! The hard work has been done for you. This worldly case of coveted wines was painstakingly assembled just for you, and you’ll never see a collection quite like this again. The 2007 Scarecrow from the enchanted ground of the J.J. Cohn Estate in Rutherford is an ultra-rare wine with a perfect 100 point score and only a 250 case production. The perfect scoring 100 point, 1994 Fonseca Vintage Port and two other classic wines in this case were lauded as “Wine of the Year” by Wine Spectator Magazine the year they were released. This package will display classic purity, grace and finesse from around the world. Take home: 1975 Vier Jahreszeiten Winzergenossenschaft Trockenbeerenauslese Rheinpfalz Germany (Top Tier Riesling) 1994 Fonseca Vintage Port, Portugal (WS WOTY 100 pts) 2001 Casanova di Neri Brunello di Montalcino, Italy (WS WOTY 97 pts) 2002 Dom Perignon France (WS 96 pts) 2005 Alto Moncayo Aquillon, Campo de Borga (RP 97 pts) 2005 Clarendon Hills Astralis, Clarendon (RP 99 pts) 2005 Clos des Papes Chateneauf De Pape (WS WOTY 98 pts) 2005 Continuum (Mondavi) Innaugural Release Oakville (RP 95 pts) 2005 Rieussec Sauternes Bordeaux (WS 95 pts) 2006 Vina Cobos Nico Marchiori Vineyard Argentina (RP 96 pts) 2007 Scarecrow, Napa Valley (RP 100 Pts, JS 100 pts) 2011 Ayoub Latifeh Single Barrel Reserve Willamette Valley
Contributed by: John and Crystal Lewis of JLPN Incorporated
18 “Possibility” It’s an honor to highlight a local artist every year at Uncorked Wine Auction. We are proud to have Ruth Armitage and her stunning “Possibility” painting as our commemorative piece. This watercolor represents Ruth’s connection with life in rural Oregon. Ruth is inspired by her connection to the land, specifically to her family farm. She paints aerial views of the fields and forests with an emphasis on color and mark making. This, as well as her interest in genealogy, is evident in “Possibility.” “Possibility” is painted with watercolor on Yupo; a synthetic, non-absorbent paper that enhances textural effects. The framed size is 33”x 27”.
Contributed by: Ruth Armitage
19 Best Table in the Tent This is your one chance to attend Salem’s premier social event as a pampered, VIP guest. Uncorked Wine Auction is the only event of its kind in Salem, with explosive energy, fantastic wines, and a multi-course meal that doesn’t disappoint. Join us for our 7th annual event on May 17, 2014 at the best table in the house. You and 9 guests will be front and center where all the action is (or in the back if you prefer). You’ll receive extra special wines, an additional course, and special transportation. A Family Building Blocks activity bus (aka white school bus), will pick you and your crew up for a safe ride to and from the event. Singing “the wheels on the bus go round and round…” is optional. We’ve thrown in an overnight stay at the Grand Hotel of Salem as well as a morning after brunch for 4 at Orchard Heights Winery. Buy your table now!
Contributed by: Family Building Blocks, Grand Hotel of Salem and Orchard Heights Winery
20 Turley- The Zin Master In a region of Cabernet grapes, Larry Turley is turning heads in Napa Valley with his big and bold Zins. Turley’s Zinfandels are coveted by their fiercely loyal fan base, which makes these wines very difficult to come by. These iconic Zinfandels are born from old vines, which were planted in the 1900’s. Larry Turley, a founder of Stag’s Leap Winery, with the help of his sister Helen Turley, regarded as one of California’s most influential winemakers, focused on his very favorite grape. The resulting wines are unprecedented in their richness and concentration. Take home 12 wines from this premier Zinfandel estate: 2007 Turley Tofanelli Vineyard Zinfandel 2007 Turley Dragon Vineyard Zinfandel 2007 Turley Dogtown Zinfandel 2007 Turley Juvenile Zinfandel 2007 Turley, Pesenti Vineyard Zinfandel 2007 Turley, Hayne Vineyard Zinfandel 2007 Hayne Vineyard Petite Syrah 2007 Turley, Salvador Vineyard Zinfandel 2007 Turley Cedarman Vineyard Zinfandel 2007 Turley Rattlesnake Vineyard Petite Syrah 2008 Turley, Mead Ranch Zinfandel 2008 Turley Rattlesnake Ridge Petite Syrah
Contributed by: John and Crystal Lewis of JLPN Incorporated
21 Guess What I Made for Dinner? RESERVATIONS Welcome your honey home to a delicious meal prepared by one of your favorite restaurants in Salem. Go out or stay in, either way, you’ll get to take the night off from the kitchen with this amazing “batch” of gift certificates. Amadeus Café, $100 gift certificate Broken Bread, dinner for two including two glasses of wine Christo’s Pizzeria & Restaurant, $50 gift certificate Crooked House Bistro, $100 gift certificate DaVinci’s Ristorante, $100 gift certificate La Capitale Brasserie, $100 gift certificate Maven, $100 gift certificate Peach Tree Grill, $100 gift certificate Roberts Crossing, $100 gift certificate Rudy’s at Salem Golf Club, $40 gift certificate Venti’s Café and Taphouse, $100 gift certificate Word of Mouth Bistro, breakfast and beverages for two Take home: 2006 Stevenson Barrie Pinot Noir Freedom Hill, 12 bottles
Contributed by: Amadeus Café, Broken Bread, Christo’s Pizzeria & Restaurant, Tim and Jodi Dupell, Peach Tree Grill, Dr. David and Jody Rowell, Rudy’s at Salem Golf Club, Dr. Clark and Kathy Thompson, Dr. Mike and Kathie Van Ronzelen, Venti’s Café and Taphouse, Word of Mouth Bistro, Dr. Julie and John York
22 Pueblo Bonito Rosé in Cabo On the golden sands of El Médano beach in the heart of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico lies the ever popular Pueblo Bonito Rosé Resort & Spa. Spend a blissful week at this upscale, full-service, amenity-filled resort from Saturday, October 26th until Saturday November 2, 2013 in a junior suite. Vibrant downtown Cabo San Lucas is a short walk from the resort. The famous El Arco at Land’s End, which is visible from the resort, is easily accessible by water taxi from El Médano beach or the marina. Take advantage of the beautiful sunny weather with outdoor adventures like a zip-line or ATV tour, golf outing, snorkel or dive trip; or just relax by the pool with a grande margarita! (Junior suite includes two queen beds and kitchenette)
Contributed by: Dr. Sidney and Diane Rosenheim
SPECIAL THANKS An event of this magnitude would not be possible without the support of our community. Many thanks to our exceptional committee members! Patrice Altenhofen, Family Building Blocks Steve Altman, True Private Wealth Deb Boss, Community Volunteer Jeannie Chavier, Perle Holistic Skincare Pam Chen, Pain Care Specialists Bryn Coelho, Community Volunteer Samuel Coelho, Coelho Winery Lisa Farrow, Blue Pacific Vacation Rentals Deana Freres, Family Building Blocks Board of Directors Brooke Gries, Family Building Blocks Jason Herber, True Private Wealth Todd Holcomb, Encore Glass Krista Jackson. Salon Mecca Rebecca McCulloch. Community Volunteer Wes McWhorter, Premier Remodeling & Design Sue Miller, Family Building Blocks Hope Nakagawa, Community Volunteer Jenna Osborne, Community Volunteer Jody Rowell, Family Building Blocks Board of Directors Kathy Thompson, Community Volunteer Kathie Van Ronzelen, Community Volunteer Bridget Welborn, Family Building Blocks Sarah Westfall, Family Building Blocks Board of Directors Megan Wolfram, Dr. Julie York Neurosurgery Julie York, Dr. Julie York Neurosurgery Kattie Zielinski, Family Building Blocks
Our committee chairs did an outstanding job. Thank you Steve Altman, Lisa Farrow, Sarah Westfall and Julie York. A special thanks to Ruth Armitage for creating and donating our incredible commemorative painting. To our hard-working interns, Hannah Nord and Olivia Shropshire, thank you for working tirelessly on all aspects of Uncorked! To Maggie and Karl Zimmerman- you are amazing for creating our lovely sign! To all of our volunteers- we are so grateful for your time and energy. You put the â€œspecialâ€? in special events!
DONORS Thank you to our many auction supporters! Adelsheim Vineyard Alpha Nursery Patrice Altenhofen and Joe Harold Amadeus Cafe Richard and Lucinda Angyal Ann Little LMT The Arbor ArborBrook Vineyards Ruth Armitage Artisanal Wine Cellars Bella Vita Salon and Day Spa Bike Peddler Bluehour Andrew Bradley David Britton Broken Bread Mark and Cheryl Burnham C.D. Redding Construction Co. Campbell Salgado Studio Photography Centennial Golf Club Champoeg Creamery Chinook Winds Casino Resort, an Enterprise of the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians Bill Chisholm Christo’s Pizzeria and Restaurant Church St. Pizza Cliff Creek Cellars Coelho Winery Costco Wholesale Courthouse Tennis Center Creekside Golf Club Crosswater Golf Course The Dog Bark Domaine Serene
Dominio IV Wines Dr. Theresa Lindquist, Pearly Whites Family Dentistry Duck Pond Cellars Tim and Jodi Dupell Element 5 Massage Jan Ellwood En-Core Fitness Eola Hills Winery Eugene Country Club Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum EXIT Real World Extreme Chocolates Lisa and Mark Farrow Felicity Boutique Paul and Carla Ferder FIG Jewelry Firesteed Cellars Corporation Nick Fluge Tyler and Deana Freres Gallagher Fitness Resources Gilgamesh Brewing Grand Cru Estates The Grand Hotel in Salem Craig and Brooke Gries Grubby and Laurie Hain Illahe Hills Country Club George and Connie Jennings Bruce and Heather Johnson Brian and Katherine Johnston Jonathan’s Publick House Gary and Sue Kaufman Kettle Foods
DONORS Thank you to our many auction supporters! King Estate Winery Kriselle Cellars Left Coast Cellars Lenné Estate Leonetti Cellar John and Crystal Lewis Lush Hair Cocktails Ma Valise Madrona Hills Ace Hardware Dr. J. Chris and Cody Martin Maryhill Winery and Ampitheater Wes and Wendy McWhorter Melanie Freeman Rob Melton John and Sue Miller Torii Mor Russ and Sarah Morris Steve and Becky Mucha Sue Naumes Dr. and Mrs. William Nisbet Noah Horstman Golf Instruction Orchard Heights Winery Oregon Cascade Plumbing and Heating, INC. Oregon State University Oregon Symphony in Salem Ryan and Staci Ottele Perle Holistic Skincare Portland Trail Blazers Redhawk Vineyard and Winery Rebekah Rigsby Roberts Crossing Dr. Sidney and Diane Rosenheim Dr. David and Jody Rowell
Ruby Springs Lodge Rudy’s Restaurant at Salem Golf Club Salem’s Riverfront Carousel Santiam Wine Co. and Bistro Bill and Lisa Sewell Slayden Construction Group, Inc Soléna Estate St. Innocent Winery Stangeland Vineyard and Winery Sugar.Sugar Tamarack Cellars Tartan Cellars Bryce and Carly Taylor Tetherow Golf Course Dr. Clark and Kathy Thompson Triage Consulting Group TricorBraun WinePak The Trolley tu-L Van Duzer Vineyards Kathie and Mike VanRonzelen Venti’s Cafe and Taphouse VIDA Aesthetic Medicine William and Deborah Voves Walter Scott Wines Wild Pear Restaurant and Catering Willamette Valley Country Club Dick and Gayle Withnell Withnell Motor Company Woodburn Company Stores Word of Mouth Bistro Xena Etched Graphics John and Julie York Kattie and Josh Zielinski
SPONSORS We are immensely grateful for the financial support of our sponsors. Their generosity means that every dollar raised here tonight will go directly to FBBâ€™s vital child abuse prevention services.
Imperial Sponsors Pain Care Specialists, Dr. Poly Chen Drs. Bud & Selma Pierce U.S. Bank
Jeroboam Sponsors Keudell/Morrison Wealth Management Waterplace Dental
Magnum Sponsors Dallas Glass & Window Eye Care Physicians & Surgeons Freres Lumber Co., Inc. Performance Health Technology Power Equipment Systems Salem Health Sherman, Sherman, Johnnie, & Hoyt, LLP True Private Wealth Advisors Wildwood/Mahonia Willamette Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery
Ed and Jane Orlowski
Poly Chen, MD
Drs. Bud & Selma Pierce support Family Building Blocks & their work keeping children safe & families together.
A great event inspires more than just the attendees. It inspires the entire community. At U.S. Bank, we are committed to making the communities in which we work and live a better place. Our commitment means supporting the programs and organizations that enrich the quality of life for our neighbors. Because when our community succeeds, everyone wins. Proud to sponsor Uncorked Wine Auction benefitting Family Building Blocks.
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Eola Hills Wine Cellars and our perfectly situated vineyards have been producing pallet pleasing, award winning wine since 1986. Along with our delicious assortment of wines, we also feature a famous Sunday Brunch, a gift shop and a delightful tasting room that is open daily with complimentary wine tastings. We are very happy to support Family Building Blocks.
A special thanks to
Ed & Jane Orlowski for donating the commemorative wine
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5657 Zena Rd NW Salem, OR 97304
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