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Silent Auction

The 2023 Silent Auction items are still being compiled and will be revealed here shortly. In the meantime, please feel free to peruse the auction items of previous years below.

Ascension Cellars

Cabernet Duo: (1) Bottle of each 2015 Ascendance Cabernet/Merlot Blend, and 2014 Testament Bordeaux Blend, valued at $142

Barefoot Wine & Bubbly and Randy Arnold

A personalized tour for two people with Randy Arnold, Barefoot Winery Ambassador, of Lodi, the famous wine region known for Old Vine Zinfandel. You may choose several wineries from over 80 Lodi wineries for your tour. The tour includes: lunch at the Townhouse Restaurant at Wine & Roses Resort, a personalized tour of the vineyards & wineries of the Lodi Region based on your interests, and a discussion of the history and geography. Plus 3 bottles each of red & white wines from Lodi, valued at $500


Massage Envy Gift Card: with over 181 locations throughout California, valued at $250

Beckmen Vineyards

Three bottles of Beckmen 2017 Santa Ynez Valley Sauvignon Blanc, valued at $60

Boccali Vineyards & Winery

Boccali Vineyards 2014 Topa Topa Syrah: “Double Gold” Medal Winner – San Francisco International Wine Competition, Rated 96pts! Inky purple colored; aromas of bittersweet chocolate, dark cherry, black pepper & licorice. Fruit-forward on the palate with ripe cherry, dark chocolate & gooey caramel with a touch of spice on the palate.  Full-bodied with a dark, peppery, smoky finish, valued at $28

Brick Barn Wine Estate

A bottle of wine, tour and tasting for four people. At just one year old, Brick Barn Wine Estate is already winning gold medal awards and high points for their reds, whites and rose wines. The grounds and tasting room are beautiful, valued at $250

Cantara Cellars

Wine Tastings for 4 people in our Camarillo Tasting Room, valued at $60

Cavaletti Vineyards

Magnum of 2017 Sangiovese, Santa Ynez Valley: Incredibly dark in the glass with a huge nose of pomegranate and cherry. Classic Sangiovese cherry notes give way to a darker black damson fruit body with medium plus tannins and a clean finish. Freshness and lively acidity present throughout the wine. 92 points Wine Enthusiast, drink through 2022, valued at $100

Magnum of 2017 The 109 Mile Syrah, Ventura County: The wine is dark purple in the glass. The nose is fig, freshly turned earth, and vanilla. Boysenberry, black cherry fruit, and white pepper. Long finish with a big tannic structure, valued at $100

Clos des Amis

Wine Gift Set: Clos des Amis wine, plus set of matching hand printed notecards, valued at $46

Derby Wine Estates

Two free tastings and glasses with a private tour. (1) Bottle of our 2014 Maneater: A blend of 60% Petite Sirah, 33% Zinfandel, 7% Viognier. This wine is our big bold red packed with blackberry and spice characteristics.  We co-fermented Viognier with the Petite Sirah to add a floral complexity to the bright fruit character. Plus (1) Bottle of our 2018 Rosé, valued at $136

Dusty Nabor Wines

2016 Dusty Nabor Wines Cabernet Sauvignon Paso Robles Geneseo District 1.5 L in Wooden Box, valued at $100

Frisco Cellars

One bottle of 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon, Reserve Library wine: our most popular wine & true fan favorite! A deep, ruby–red, this wine opens with ripe, black fruit aromas & layered with nuances of sweet toasted oak. On the palate, dark fruit flavors combine with notes of sweet tobacco, a hint of cola, cedar & black currant, with an almond finish. Full–bodied & richly–layered, this wine exhibits hearty, yet soft, tannins, valued at $87

One bottle of Rosé, Paso Robles: This is the ideal spring & summer wine! Fun, crisp, refreshing, this is it! Our rosé is completely dry: a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah. One hundred percent of the fruit is from the Kokopelli Vineyard in Paso Robles, and fermented entirely on stainless steel, valued at $22

Frolicking Frog Cellars

A framed Gift Certificate for a wine tasting for 6 people with 2 bottles of wine, to be redeemed at our Downtown Paso Robles tasting room, valued at $125.00

Gainey Vineyard

Magnum of Gainey’s 2016 Limited Selection Pinot Noir, earned 93 points from Wine Enthusiast valued at $160

Golden Star Vineyards

Gift basket with one bottle Purple Haze, our eclectic blend of Zinfandel, Merlot and Malbec. Get it while it lasts! One Purple Haze T-Shirt and two 2 for 1 Wine Tastings at Golden Star Vineyards & Winery, valued at $80

Halter Ranch Vineyard

Excursion tour for 6 people. Awarded “Best Vineyard Experience” by Sunset Magazine. Traverse the Ranch in our classic 1984 Land Rover Defender 110 while enjoying wine tasting and breathtaking views. Awarded Best Vineyard Experience by Sunset Magazine, this two-hour excursion begins with a circumnavigation of our historic ranch in a restored 1984 Land Rover Defender 110. You’ll see the pond, wildlife corridors, and all 281 acres of vineyards. Each stop will feature wine tasting all while enjoying the breathtaking scenery. Take in the view from Lion’s Ridge, the highest point in the vineyard; stop under the famed Ancestor Tree where you will taste the current vintage of our Estate Reserve Ancestor. Duration: 2 hours, valued at $330

Hope Family Wines

Black Glass Tasting Experience for 8 people at the Austin Hope & Treana Tasting Cellar in Paso Robles This is a fun interactive tasting to put your senses to the test by tasting from a Black Glass!  Mutually agreed upon date and time, valued at $320

Jeff Branco Cellars

Bordeaux-trained, Wine Spectator Top 10 winemaker Jeff Branco has crafted a Cabernet Sauvignon based blend with a touch of Petit Verdot and Petite Sirah. The 2017 “Sonya’s Cuvee” offers loads of blackberry, blackcurrant and blueberry aromas with red fruit notes including fresh raspberries and lightly toasted oak with hints of caramel. The wine’s silky but powerful tannins give a velvety yet full bodied mouthfeel, magnum bottle valued at $100.

Jettlynn Winery

Cuvée-Ceous Red Blend, Paso Robles, valued at $35.00
Vintners Field Blend, Red Blend, Paso Robles, valued at $35.00

Lapis Luna Wines

Lapis Luna – Full Moon Gift Basket, valued at $80

Lester Family Cellars

Bottle of Lester Family Cellars new release Primitivo nestled in an elegant floral arrangement donated by Graceful Creations, valued at $92.

Lions Peak Vineyard

2015 Merlot, Paso Robles: Soft and silky with exotic layers of bold fruit flavors, spice, and chocolate mocha, plum and cherry flavors and exhibits a smooth finish barrel aged in 100% French oak, valued at $50

2016 Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles: Our Flagship Wine, Rich, concentrated & complex with ripe layers of black cherry, currant & plum flavors. Silky tannins integrated with a fruity detailed finish, valued at $50

2015 Petite Sirah, Monterey County: A dark, inky, purple color wine that offers flavors of blackberries, plum, blueberries, spice and vanilla with intense tannins, balanced acidity & a structure that exhibits a long-lasting finish, valued at $45

2015 Cabernet Franc: A thin skinned black Bordeaux grape varietal, lighter than Cabernet Sauvignon. Bright red with aromas of tobacco, raspberry, cassis, & violets. Silky with a lingering finish. Aged in 100% French oak, valued at $45

Lucky Dogg Winery

A bottle of 2017 Brady’s Blend Syrah: tastes like Blueberries and white pepper. Cool Climate Syrah, previous Gold Medal Winner, valued at $40

Magnavino Cellars

A Magnum of 2014 Magnavino Cabernet, Lodi: The rich dark color of the Cabernet Sauvignon delivers opulent black fruit on the nose. It is layered with flavors of black currents, plum, dark cherries and a hint of tobacco. The wine has excellent structure, balance with a long, lingering finish, valued at $65

Mail Road Wines

One bottle of 2012 Mail Road Pinot Noir Blocks 2,3,5: It is up with the creme de la creme of the vintage. Completely destemmed & aged 11 months in 42% new French oak, it has awesome purity & vibrancy, with classy blackberry, raspberry, rose petal & assorted spring flower-like aromas & flavors, enjoy bottles through 2022; rating: 95 points, valued at $100

One bottle of 2013 Mail Road Pinot Noir Blocks 3,5: offers lots of minerality & saltiness to go with darker-based fruits, crushed violets & cassis. Slightly reserved aromatically, it hits the palate with medium-bodied richness, a supple, expansive texture & a big finish. Drink it anytime over the coming decade. Rating: 95 points, valued at $125

One bottle of 2014 Mail Road Pinot Noir Blocks 3,5: a deep, sensual wine…that possesses notable pedigree. Wild, cherry, plum, violet, spice & sweet spices…What a gorgeous wine this is…Rating: 95 points, valued at $125

Midnight Cellars

Barrel tasting and Paso Robles winery tour for four with the owner and award-winning winemaker, Rich Hartenberger, valued at $150

Old Creek Ranch Winery

Gift Certificate for 4 Wine Tastings, Flight of 6 with one oz. pours each, valued at $80

Panaro Brothers Winery

A 3-picture collage of wine-related images w/each individual canvas picture 16” x 16″ in size mounted on a wood backing frame to allow inclusion into a formal frame; or hang each as is without an outer frame, valued at $25/picture or $75 for the set of three different images.

Penman Springs Vineyard

3-year vertical of Petite Verdot, Paso Robles: rarely produced as a single-varietal red wine, with floral aromas, blueberry fruit flavors & a full bodied lingering finish, valued at $1503-year vertical of Penman Springs Artisan Cuvée Meritage, Paso Robles, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Petit Verdot blend with dark ruby color, complex aromas of currant, oak, plum and earthy mocha. Bright up-front palate shows intense berry fruit with a cassis edge opening up to a middle of plum and mocha flavors. Finishes with fine, soft tannin structure and vanilla oak. Multi Silver medal winner over the years, valued at $150

Rabble Wine Company

2016 Rabble Red Blend 3L – Enticing notes of dark ripe berries, black cherry and plums fill the glass. Vibrant flavors of blackberries & boysenberries with hints of vanilla & cocoa powder all harmonize together for a luxurious mouthfeel. Tannins and natural acidity balance out nicely and leave a seamless finish, valued at $100

Strey Cellars

Wine Tasting for 8 people 2015 Portuguese Style Syrah: this wine has a captivating ruby appearance with even more inviting aromas of black cherry, plums and tobacco. The palate jumps with bright fruit, candied cherries and licorice leading to a seemingly endless finish noted with prune, jam, vanilla and coffee, valued at $120

Summerland Winery

Complimentary Wine Tasting for 2 Certificate, valued at $30

2010 Solomon Hills Vineyard Pinot Noir 1.5L: This unique Pinot Noir is opulent and enticing, encompassing distinct flavors of bright raspberry, fig and spice finishing with delightful tannins, valued at $120

Swank N Smith

Magnum 1.5L, 2014 Swank N Smith “Laureate”, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa: from an old growth micro vineyard in Napa planted primarily in Cabernet Sauvignon. The farmer/winemaker also planted Petit Verdot, Merlot and a little Zinfandel. Everything is harvested & co-fermented, cherry pie nose & wild berry fruit flavors, valued at $90

Vina Sympatica

3 Bottle Pack – Vina Sympatica Sparkling Red, Vina Sympatica Sparkling White & Cali Press Rosé, solid sparkling wines winning gold, silver & bronze medals, valued at $75

Vinemark Cellars

2016 Grenache Rosé, Paso Robles: Strawberry and Lavender aromas red berry and blood orange flavors- Paso Robles, 98 POINTS! 2017 Ojai Wine Festival Judging, valued at $24

2015 Reserve Pinot Noir, Santa Lucia Highlands: Flavors of cedar and spice lead to mouth-watering black cherry flavors, Double Gold at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition valued at $41

Wine Boss

Pair of Wine Boss Hats, valued at $20

Wine Décor USA

Custom, Adirondack Wine Barrel Chair, hand crafted from white oak wine barrels with oil finish, made in Ventura California, valued at $425