Ultimate Sonoma Escape

With its mountains, valleys, rivers and over 50 miles of coastline, Sonoma County is a diverse wonderland of wine, hospitality and incredible views. Discover over 66 wine varietals, 18 growing regions, over 425 wineries, and world-class restaurants, all just 45 minutes north of San Francisco.

Two adventurous, wine-loving couples will experience the best of Sonoma County, beginning with four tickets to the inaugural Sonoma V Foundation event in the heart of Sonoma Valley’s Healdsburg region, March 25-28, 2021. This two-and-a-half day immersion in wine, food and wellness will feature farm tours and tastings and will be based at the Montage Healdsburg, a transformative hideaway where the renowned hospitality of Montage meets the authentic charm and scenic beauty of Northern California wine country. The 258-acre resort will provide a perfectly situated launching pad to discover the best of the region, from iconic wineries to legendary culinary
establishments.

Stay for three nights at the Williams Selyem guest house on the winery’s beautiful property in the Russian River Valley. During your stay, enjoy a private VIP tour of their state-of-the-art winery and taste their incomparable wine, and receive an immediate spot on their wine list.

Enjoy a three-night stay at Lambert Bridge Winery’s Signature House in Healdsburg. Nestled against the hillside overlooking the Dry Creek Valley, Signature House boasts two bedrooms, each with its own bathroom and a spacious deck. Indulge in a connoisseur tasting in their stunning cellar room and take a deep dive into their highest end Bordeaux offerings and member exclusive wines. This opulent tasting includes an enlightening discussion on their unique terroir, vintage variation and artisanal winemaking. The flight will be accompanied by a delicious cheese and charcuterie platter.

Climb Jackass Hill with members of the Martinelli wine family one late afternoon and have an aperitif of Dry Muscat of Alexandria harvested from the 120-year-old vines on Jackass Hill, and a shot of Zin as well. Then head to Martinelli winery and have dinner on the Terrace with flights of Jackass Hill Zinfandel along with other Zins produced from vineyards planted with cuttings from Jackass Hill. The dinner will finish with their sweet Muscat, also from Jackass Hill.

One evening, join Stuart Bryan of Pride Mountain Wines for a sophisticated, 11-course dinner at one of the “Worlds 50 Best Fine Dining Restaurants”, three-Michelin-starred SingleThread in Healdsburg, paired with Pride’s exceptional wines. Extend your journey into Prides’s cellar with a VIP tour and tasting in the Summit Room at Pride Mountain Vineyards.

Enjoy another extraordinary dinner at Rustic, Francis’s Favorites restaurant at the Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Geyserville, where the menu embraces international as well as traditional Italian dishes.

Take in the sense of wonder and awe with a private tour, tasting and private luncheon at Peter Michael Winery, high above Knights Valley in eastern Sonoma County.

Learn about Mauritson Wines’ Rockpile wines with a VIP wine tasting and luncheon amid the vines and atop the steep mountain slopes of Rockpile, also the location of their family’s historic original ranch that dates to the 1800s.

Join David Ramey, one of California’s best and most respected winemakers, for an exquisite luncheon at the Ramey Wine Cellars in Healdsburg, crafted by their Executive Chef Paul Smith.

And no auction lot focusing on Sonoma would be complete without an abundance of extraordinary wines—18 magnums and two 750ml—from the most exceptional vintners!

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DONATION:

  • 4 Tickets to the Inaugural Sonoma V Foundation Food, Wine & Wellness Event in Healdsburg, March 25-28, 2021
  • 3 Nights for 2 Couples at the Williams Selyem Guest House in Healdsburg, Including a Private VIP Tour, Tasting and an Immediate Spot on their List
  • 3 Nights for 2 Couples at Lambert Bridge’s Signature House in Healdsburg, Including Wine Tasting
  • Hike and Special Wine Dinner at Martinelli Winery with Members of the Martinelli Family
  • Dinner for 4 at SingleThread Restaurant in Healdsburg, Hosted by Stuart Bryan and Paired with Pride Mountain Wines, and VIP Tour and Tasting in the Summit Room at Pride Mountain Vineyards
  • Dinner for 4 at Rustic, Francis’s Favorites Restaurant at Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Geyservillew
  • Private Tour, Tasting and Lunch for 4 at Peter Michael Winery, Prepared by their Chef
  • VIP Lunch and Wine Tasting at Rockpile Wines
  • Lunch with David Ramey and Executive Chef Paul Smith

750ml:

  • 2018 Francis Ford Coppola Reserve Chardonnay
  • 2018 Francis Ford Coppola Reserve Pinot Noir

Magnums:

  • Flowers 2014 Camp Meeting Ridge Estate Chardonnay
  • Flowers 2014 Sea View Ridge Estate Pinot Noir
  • (2) 2015 Francis Ford Coppola Archimedes Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
  • (2) 2014 Lambert Bridge Crane Creek Cuvee
  • (2) 2016 Mauritson Wines Rockpile Zinfandel, Rockpile Ridge Vineyard
  • (2) 2015 Mauritson Wines Rockpile Cabernet Sauvignon
  • (2) 2006 Peter Michael Les Pavots
  • (2) 2016 Pride Mountain Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 2016 Ramey Wine Cellars Chardonnay Woolsey Road Vineyard
  • 2016 Ramey Wine Cellars Chardonnay Estate Westside Farms
  • 2018 Williams Selyem Estate Pinot Noir
  • 2018 Williams Selyem Rochioli Riverblock

DONOR:

Flowers Vineyards & Winery, Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Lambert Bridge, Martinelli Winery, Mauritson Wines, Peter Michael Winery, Pride Mountain Vineyards, Ramey Wine Cellars, Williams Selyem

RESTRICTIONS:

Airfare and ground transportation not included. Dates for Sonoma V Foundation event are March 25-28, 2021. Stay at Lambert Bridge’s Signature House Monday-Thursday only, not valid September 1-November 30. Expires December 31, 2021. Peter Michael Lunch valid Monday-Friday. All other stays, lunches and dinners based on mutual availability. Expires August 2022.