Join us for an evening of celebration, wine and philanthropy! Welcome to the 2nd Annual Silicon Valley Wine Auction benefiting the Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF). Produced by the Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association, the event will be held at Levi’s® Stadium, home of the San Francisco 49ers, on Saturday, April 16, 2015. The multifaceted Silicon Valley Wine Auction kicks off with a Saturday grand food and wine tasting featuring over 50 vintners and 150 wines from the Santa Cruz Mountains as well as a magnum auction and rare silent auction lots. The centerpiece of the Silicon Valley Wine Auction is the wine pairing dinner featuring rare and exclusive wines from notable vintners of the Santa Cruz Mountains. The wine auction dinner includes silent and live auctions hosted by the Gavel Girl, DawnMarie Kotsonis. All proceeds will benefit the programs of the Silicon Valley Education Foundation.
SILICON VALLEY EDUCATION FOUNDATION MISSION
The Silicon Valley Education Foundation was founded on the belief that a new kind of organization is needed – one with a different philosophy and approach to the challenges in legacy systems. A nonprofit resource and advocate for students and educators, SVEF is dedicated to putting all students on track for college and careers, focusing on the critical areas of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
Grand Wine Tasting – Saturday, April 16, 12 to 4 pm
Levi’s® Stadium LEVI’s 501 CLUB
Guests are invited to sip, sample and bid! This hour event offers tastings from 50+ Vintners from the Santa Cruz Mountains pouring over 150 wines, an abundance of edible delights and silent auction featuring over 200 wine lots.
2015 Participating Wineries
Lester Family Vineyards
Wine Dinner and Live Auction – Saturday, April 16, 5:30 to 10:00 pm
The centerpiece of the Silicon Valley’s Wine Auction weekend is the charity auction, featuring a four course wine pairing dinner featuring with premier vintners from the Santa Cruz Mountains with both silent and live auctions hosted by the Gavel Girl. Excitement builds in the stadium with lively bidding of over 12 live auction lots, featuring spectacular wines from the world’s most prestigious wine producers, rare vintages, large format bottles plus special vertical and horizontal collections.
TABLE BUYS AND SPONSORSHIPS
Sponsorships and tables of ten are available for the wine auction dinner. For more information contact Veronica Gonzales at email@example.com (408) 790.9525.