Auction Napa Valley’s Top Eight Live Auction Lots
Masterful Visions in the World of Wine: $2.1 million
Donated by Colgin Cellars. Included a trip for two couples to Napa and dinner with the Colgins, combined with a trip to Paris and Reims, including dinners and a private tour and tasting at Krug. The lot was doubled and then tripled, with each selling for $700,000.
Magnifica Italia: $1.5 million
Donated by Antica Napa Valley – Antinori Family Wine Estate and Staglin Family Vineyards. Trip for two couples to Tuscany and visits to wineries such as Antinori nel Chianti Classico, Biondi-Santi, and Tenuta di Biserno, plus dinners, tours and accommodations. The lot was tripled, with each selling for $500,000.
Japan: Awe and Enchantment: $720,000
Donated by Dalla Valle Vineyards. A week-long trip for two to Japan including dinners with Naoko and Maya Dalla Valle, and a tasting at Kusumi Sake Brewery, plus an imperial of wine. Highest single lot of the day.
From Howell Mountain to the Andean Mountains: $520,000
Donated by Viader Vineyards and Winery. Four-night stay in St. Helena for four, including blending sessions at Viader, combined with a guided trip to Argentina. The lot was doubled, with each selling for $260,000.
Chairs’ Lot: $460,000