Let’s Get This Party Started - Bubbles for Your Table!
Three 750ml. Bottles of Artesa Grand Reserve Sparkling Wine – Brought to Your Table Right Now!
Nothing screams Celebration! like the pop of a cork. And nothing will make you and your guests feel more like VIPs than having chilled Artesa Grand Reserve Sparkling Wine brought to your table for you to enjoy right now! Raise your paddle and be a hero to your tablemates. The winning bidder will immediately be presented with Champagne flutes and three 750ml. bottles of perfectly chilled Artesa Grand Reserve Sparkling Wine for you and everyone at your table to enjoy during this live auction. Let’s get this party started!
Spectacular Santa Fe – A Truly Personalized Weekend for Two Couples, August 27-30, 2015
Two couples will share a magical end of-summer weekend in Santa Fe, New Mexico, the exuberant, colorful mecca for the visual and performing arts, fantastic regional cuisine, and breathtaking natural beauty. One of the highlights is sure to be a private dinner hosted by Valerie Plame and Joe Wilson, the husband-wife team who made headlines after Joe’s NY Times op-ed piece led to the "outing" of his wife, Valerie, a CIA agent who is now a best-selling author. You’ll also visit Bandelier National Monument with an anthropologist from the Santa Fe Institute as your personal guide. Thrill to an amazing performance by the Santa Fe Opera with a Preview Buffet and a personalized tour of the campus and/or backstage area. Accommodations in a privately owned two-bedroom two-bath condominium with easy access to the historic square, hub for a dazzling display of art galleries. This is definitely a once in a lifetime experience!
Duck, Duck, Goose - Exclusive Charcuterie Class at The Fatted Calf and Dinner at Nancy and Dan Duckhorn's for 6 Guests
Stand Up! Stand Outs! – Customized Personal Experiences with Winemakers
Five winning bidders will have the opportunity to meet and spend time with some of Napa Valley’s most prestigious winemakers. Your winemaker host will choose the activity which might be a barrel tasting, lunch, or even a hike, but in every case you and your group will be personally involved with the winemaker and invited to enjoy his or her wines. Bidding will begin at $1000 and will offer an individualized experience not usually available at any price. Get ready to bid and hopefully you’ll be the winning bidder for one of these amazing Stand Up! Stand Out! winemaker lots.
San Francisco – Cruise and Play with A Day on the Bay for Four Guests – Sunday, July 26, 2015
Take a Sunday morning cruise from the Napa Marina to AT&T Park aboard “Be Calmer,” a beautiful 33 foot Tiara powerboat. Watch the San Francisco Giants take on Bay rivals, the Oakland A’s, in some of the best seats in the house! Enjoy a scrumptious dinner for four in the zen-like setting of Ame restaurant and then be driven back to the Napa Marina in a private van. This is the best way to enjoy the best of the Bay!
Please note date: Sunday, July 26, 2015
Villa Encanto – A Bit of Paradise Just North of Puerto Vallarta for Up to Fourteen Guests
This is truly a chance to experience paradise. Villa Encanto seamlessly combines old world Mexican charm and luxury living at its finest. There are seven full king-sized luxury suites with private baths. Located on the white sand beach at Bucerias, the family friendly Villa also offers a junior Olympic sized swimming pool, beautifully landscaped grounds and an easy walk into the village where restaurants and gift shops await. Your 8 day/7night package includes housekeeper, cook, caretaker, gardener and bilingual property manager.
Blackout dates: Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s week
Welcome Back, Foie Gras! – Luncheon for Ten on Saturday, June 20, 2015
It’s a party when 10 guests join Michelin-Starred Chef Ken Frank for a celebration of this decadent delicacy. Piper Cole and Kennedy Brooks will host at their delightful Colbrook Farm in Calistoga. Sonoma Artisan Foie Gras and Duck Products will supply the foie gras. Honig Vineyard and Winery and Vivier Wines will make sure your glasses are full. Foie gras lovers take note!
To be held on Saturday, June 20, 2015
Wine Country Brunch Prepared in Your Napa Valley Home for up to 25 Guests
Everyone loves brunch. It’s a fantastic way to begin the day – especially if it’s a day here in the Napa Valley. The talented chefs at Oak Avenue Catering (who are preparing your meal at Stand Up!) will come to your home in Napa Valley and prepare a fabulous brunch for up to 25 guests. It’s a celebration where you get to celebrate with your guests.
Bubbles, Bangles and Broads – Buy-in Party on December 4, 2015 - $100/Guest
Join up to 50 of your best gal pals for a Holiday Celebration at TORC Restaurant in Napa on Friday, December 4, 2015, from 3 – 6PM. Take a break from the craziness of holiday shopping and preparations and come hang with us for a few hours. Chef Sean O’Toole will provide an array of tasty treats. There will be bubbly and other fine wines, soft drinks and lively conversation, as well as a few surprises. So put on some bling and take some well-deserved time for yourself.
A Day with Topher Delaney - Cultivating Transformation: Intention and Attention
Visits to Four Inspirational San Francisco Installations
Topher Delaney, an artist educated in philosophy, anthropology (Barnard College), landscape design and civil engineering (University of California Berkeley), directs the studio Delaney and Chin. Their focus is the physical and spiritual cultivation of selected sites rather than simply a decorative art. Four lucky guests will join this incredibly talented artist for a day long personal tour of four of her favorite healing and inspirational San Francisco installations. The artist will guide you through each space sharing her insights on each unique “garden.” Suzy Narducci, whose beautiful organic Napa farm was created by Ms. Delaney, will join your group serving as your driver and sharing her own stories about collaboration.
Midday you’ll dine together at Coqueta, Michael Chiarello's award-winning Spanish restaurant specializing in tapas and family-style plates. This is sure to be a day of discovery and inspiration as you share your responses and experiences directly with the genius who created these amazing environments.