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How do I reserve a table for the Vintner Reception & Gourmet Dinner?
Where can I purchase tickets to attend this event?
Tickets may now be purchased online by clicking Here.
Can I purchase tickets at the door?
The event has sold out in the past. To ensure admittance tickets should be purchased ahead. If it is sold out you will not be admitted. The price increases $25.00 on March 1st. It is advisable to purchase them ahead of time to avoid the higher price.
What is the appropriate attire for each night of the event?
For the Saturday Public Wine Tasting and Grand Auction, the appropriate attire is business casual, (Gentlemen, slacks and a collared shirt; ladies, dress or any combination of separates are appropriate.)
What forms of payment will be acceptable at the event?
Credit card is the preferred method of payment in order to expedite your check-out process. Upon check-in you will be asked to keep a credit card on file that will coordinate with our online mobile bidding software, BidPal. BidPal will make your check-in and bidding process speedier and more accessible. However, check, credit card or cash are all acceptable forms of payment upon check-out.
Why do I need my driver’s license or photo id?
Will there be food at the Saturday Public Wine Tasting and Grand Auction offering?
A variety of heavy appetizers will be available to snack on while tasting wines, however guests should not depend on these hors d’oeuvres for a full meal.
How early can I check-in for the Public Wine Tasting and Grand Auction?
Check in will begin at 4:45 and doors will open at 5:00. You may purchase mystery wines while waiting to enter.
Is parking available at the event?
Parking is available at the Hilton: $21 for valet parking and $15 for regular parking. Other parking is available in the surrounding area, usually at some cost.
How will I purchase the mystery wines?
Mystery wines are purchased for a fixed price at the event through the BidPal mobile website. When you register you will have an account created with your credit card securely attached to the account.
Will I be able to bid on silent auction items prior to the event?
Can I take an opened bottle of wine home with me from the Grand Auction event.
As of this time you will not be allowed to leave with opened bottles of wine in accordance with state liquor laws. Resealing the bottles is not available.