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June 20, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm

- $150.00 - $550.00


Join us for an evening of celebration, wine and philanthropy! Welcome to the  premier wine auction and grand tasting of the Silicon Valley benefiting the Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF.) Produced in collaboration with the Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association, this new wine auction event will be held at Levi’s® Stadium, home of the San Francisco 49ers, on Saturday, June 20, 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 paired with epicurean delights as well as over 300 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 paired with a five course gastronomic experience. The wine auction dinner includes silent and live auctions hosted by the Gavel Girl, DawnMarie Kotsonis and emceed by CBS’s Foodie Chap, Liam Mayclem. Live entertainment to be provided by world-renowned artist Michael Israel whose work has been described as “Cirque du Soleil meets Picasso.” Paintings created at the dinner will be auctioned off and smaller works will be available during the silent auction at the Grand Tasting. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see Michael Israel at work. The menu for the Wine Pairing Dinner can be found here. All proceeds will benefit the programs of the Silicon Valley Education Foundation.


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 & Food Tasting – Saturday, June 20, 2 to 5 pm

Levi’s® Stadium LEVI’s 501 CLUB

Guests are invited to sip, sample and bid! This three 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.  Ticket price is $150.

Alfaro Family Vineyards

Armitage Wines

Bargetto Winery

Beauregard Vineyards

Big Basin Vineyards

Bottle Jack Winery

Burrell School Vineyards & Winery

Cinnabar Winery

Clos de la Tech

Clos LaChance Wines

Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards

Dancing Creek Winery

Domaine Eden

Domenico Winery

Equinox Wines

Frederick William Cellars

Ghostwriter Wines

House Family Vineyards

Hunter Hill Vineyard & Winery

Kathryn Kennedy Winery

Kings Mountain Vineyards

La Honda Winery

La Rusticana d’Orsa

Left Bend Winery

Lester Family Vineyards

Loma Prieta Winery

Martin Ranch Winery

McCarthy Family Vineyards

Michael Martella Wines

Mindego Ridge Vineyard

Mount Eden Vineyards

Muns Vineyard

Nicholson Vineyards

Odonata Wines

Rhys Vineyards

Ridge Vineyards

Roudon-Smith Winery

Russian Ridge Winery

Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyard

Sante Arcangeli Family Winery

Savannah Chanelle Vineyards

Ser Wine Company

Silver Mountain Vineyards

Silvertip Vineyards

Storrs Winery & Vineyards

Testarossa Winery

The Mountain Winery

Thomas Fogarty Winery


Villa del Monte Winery

Windy Oaks Estate Vineyards

Woodside Vineyards

Wrights Station Vineyard & Winery


Wine Dinner and Live Auction – Saturday, June 20, 5:30 to 9:30 pm

Levi’s® Stadium United Club SAP Tower Gate B

The centerpiece of the Silicon Valley’s Wine Auction weekend is the charity auction, featuring a five course wine pairing dinner featuring with ten 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. Live entertainment to be provided by world-renowned artist Michael Israel whose work has been described as “Cirque du Soleil meets Picasso.” Paintings created at the dinner will be auctioned off.

Other auction highlights include original art from acclaimed California artists, vacations packages and highly coveted international wine getaway packages. Rounding off the travel offerings are one and two night getaway trips to the West’s most romantic inns, resorts, and spas.  Coupled with the Wine & Food Tasting, the day can’t be beat…



Sponsorships and tables of ten are available for the wine auction dinner. For more information contact Nho Lam at nho@svefoundation.org (408) 790-9581.


June 20, 2015
2:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$150.00 - $550.00
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Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association


Levi’s Stadium
4900 Marie P. DeBartolo Way
Santa Clara, CA 95054 United States
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(831) 685-8463