Free to Be
25th Anniversary Celebration
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Lot No. 40
A Cabulous Collection
This Cabulous Collection will have your senses on overload. Included in this package are two extraordinary winery experiences for 6 guests. The first is a private tour and tasting of wines handcrafted by Jean Hoefliger and world-renowned consultant, Michel Rolland at Alpha Omega Winery, a boutique winery in the heart of Napa Valley located in the legendary Rutherford AVA. In addition, the package includes a private tour and tasting at the well-known Richard Arrowood's Amapola Creek mountainside vineyards on the western slope of the Mayacamas Mountains. You will also take home a sampler of fabulous handcrafted Cabernets from three top-drawer producers: a magnum of Alpha Omega 2013 Proprietary Red (Robert Parker's Wine Advocate 95 pts), 3 bottles of Handwritten 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon from the Carneros, Oak Knoll, and Calistoga AVAs, and 3 bottles of Cabernet Sauvignon from Amapola Creek.
Alpha Omega Winery, Amapola Creek by Richard Arrowood
& Handwritten Wines
Lot No. 41
When You Wish Upon A Star
Enter a magical kingdom where you can sail with pirates, explore exotic jungles, meet fairy-tale princesses, dive under the ocean and rocket through the stars - all in the same day! After your journey through Disneyland, venture over to Disney California Adventure Park to explore 8 exciting lands that bring to life Disney and Pixar stories and characters through amazing attractions. Disneyland Resort has something for every member of your family. This package includes 4 one-day park hopper passes and an adorable Minnie & Mickey plush gift set.
Walt Disney Company
Lot No. 42
Napa Valley Wine Trolley
You and a guest will enjoy this unique wine tour. Immerse yourself in the scenery of an open-air cable car style trolley. Feel the cool winds and warm sun of Napa Valley’s Mediterranean climate, while breathing in the fresh air. It is unlike any other Napa wine tour on wheels! Your tour guides will give fun and entertaining commentary along the way and give you a chance to learn more about wine and taste some of Napa Valley’s world-class wines at Rutherford Ranch Winery, Andretti Winery and Raymond Vineyards. Also enjoy a family style lunch with an assortment of wine from Baldacci Family Vineyards including a bottle of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Fraternity Red Blend.
Andretti Winery, Baldacci Family Vineyards, Napa Valley Wine Trolley,
Raymond Vineyards & Rutherford Ranch Winery
Lot No. 43
Wine, Dine & Romance
Live the wine country lifestyle with your loved one for a day or two! Delight in the many pleasures of staying at Vintners Inn...take a leisurely stroll through beautiful vineyards…order a relaxing in-room massage…wander over to The Front Room Bar & Lounge for specialty cocktails…dine at the award-winning John Ash & Co. or keep it low key and sip a bottle of 2013 Harvest Moon Zinfandel on the terrace while taking in the breathtaking views. Extend your getaway to enjoy a tour and tasting at Hook & Ladder Winery and Harvest Moon Estate & Winery. On your way home, romance your sweetheart with a surprise stop at Olde Towne Jewelers!
Harvest Moon Estate & Winery, Hook & Ladder Winery,
John Ash & Co., Olde Towne Jewelers and Vintners Inn
Lot No. 44
Twisted 2 Culinary Experience
Host a hands-on culinary dinner experience for 6 guests in the style and comfort of your own home. This flavorful evening will be led by Dick & Julie Warner, husband and wife proprietors of the locally renowned Twisted 2 restaurant in Petaluma. Julie, the Chef, will lead and mentor your guests in making a savory dinner of recipes, from mouthwatering appetizers to delectable desserts. Dick, the Wine Connoisseur and owner of Dick Warner Wines, will share his 30+ years of experience to hand select each wine to pair with each dish you and your guests prepare for the evening.
Bruce & Sharon Oman, Petaluma Market and Dick & Julie Warner, Twisted 2
Lot No. 45
Best of the Brews
This outing will give your inner beer enthusiast something to rave about! Let Triple Diamond Limousine be your designated driver while you and your guests (6 people) venture through Petaluma beer country. Arrive in style at 101 North Brewing Company to enjoy a behind the scenes tour and flight of exceptional brews. Then sip on a cold bottle of Grand Am (American Pale Ale) from Bear Republic Brewing Company while you enjoy a carefree ride to the wing capitol of the world, Buffalo Wild Wings! Savor your favorite wings and beer while catching the latest game on their 30+ flat screens. Too bad you only have 2 eyes! Still thirsty? Next stop, Brewsters Beer Garden for a selection of 30+ craft beers on tap and a very tasty grub menu.
101 North Brewing Co., Bear Republic Brewing Co., Brewsters Beer Garden,
Buffalo Wild Wings & Triple Diamond Limousine
Lot No. 46
Ahoy Mateys! Embrace the beauty of the Bay aboard the 36 foot sailing yacht Sail Fish with 30 plus years experienced skipper, Doug Gibson. You and your guests (a total of 6 people) will depart from Richmond and head out into the central bay, with a gourmet lunch stop at Angel Island. Conditions permitting, this course will take you under the Golden Gate Bridge, along San Francisco’s waterfront, around Alcatraz Island and even stop at the famous McCovey Cove. Top your day off with a remarkable collection of Rued Wines including a 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2012 Pinot Noir, 2014 Zinfandel, 2013 Mt. Olivet Chardonnay, 2015 Russian River Chardonnay, and 2015 Sauvignon Blanc. Rued Winery is a small, family owned winery in the Dry Creek Valley. The Rued family has been growing grapes in Sonoma County for 125 years!
Doug Gibson & Rued Winery
Lot No. 47
Come experience the sights, smells, sounds and tastes of Schweiger Vineyards located 2,000 feet above the Napa Valley. 6 guests are invited to join the founders, Fred & Sally Schweiger, for a private tour and tasting including a barrel tasting of future vintages. Following the tour and tasting the group will be served a picnic lunch on the Garden Terrace overlooking the vineyards to the views of the Napa Valley. The picnic lunch will be prepared by Chloe’s French Café and served with Schweiger wines. The winning bidder will also take home a magnum of 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon signed by the founders and winemaker. This event is to be scheduled during June, July or August of 2017.
Fred & Sally Schweiger, Schweiger Vineyards
Lot No. 48
Jewell of the Valley
Gather up a fun-filled group of 10 and take in the stunning views of the Russian River Valley from Shiloh Hill Vineyards. You will experience award winning Joseph Jewell wines presented and poured by owner and winemaker, Adrian Manspeaker. Food pairings will be served to complement Shiloh Hill Vineyard’s designate Chardonnay, Pinot Noirs from some of the finest vineyards in the Russian River Valley and a Zinfandel that just received 95 points from Wine & Spirit Magazine. Each guest will also receive a complimentary wine tasting at the new Joseph Jewell tasting room in Forestville.
Joseph Jewell Wines, Les & Jo Lesniak, and George & Sue Bisbee
Lot No. 49
I Dreamed of Africa
Zulu Nyala offers the experience of a lifetime. Take this opportunity to experience a tantalizing taste of the wild in the heart of one of Africa’s richest conservation areas, Hluhluwe, and Kwa Zulu Natal. Take extraordinary photographs, enjoy panoramic views while sipping a cool beverage, and experience the thrill of up close viewing of some of the most spectacular wildlife on the continent. This South African Photo Safari for 2 includes 6 nights stay at the Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge or the luxury Hemingway style tents at the Heritage Lodge, two Game viewing drives per day on the Zulu Nyala Game Reserve (Morning and afternoon drives), and 3 meals per day prepared by ethnic chefs – with an African flavor of course. Not included: Airfare, phone calls, personal beverages, side trips, transfers, laundry, and gratuities. Preferred pricing airfare available through South African Airways. Trip must be used within two years of purchase date.
Trevor Shaw, Owner & Zulu Nyala Group
THANK YOU EVENT SPONSORS
Don & Sons
Galanti & Copenhaver, Inc.
Ms. Kathleen Garrett
Goranson and Associates, Inc.
Hansel Auto Group
The Heck Foundation
JDH Wealth Management
John Ash & Co.
Santa Rosa Christian Church
St. Joseph Health
Summit State Bank
Mr. George Taylor
Private Wealth Management LLC
Trione Vineyards & Winery