FAQ

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This is an invitation only event with tables reserved specifically for vinNEBRASKA’s most generous corporate sponsors and supporters. Occasionally one of these reserved tables will become available. If you wish to be put on the waiting list for a table that may become available, please complete the form below.

How do I reserve a table for the Vintner Reception & Gourmet Dinner?

This is an invitation only event with tables reserved specifically for vinNEBRASKA’s most generous corporate sponsors and supporters. Occasionally one of these reserved tables will become available. If you wish to be put on the waiting list for a table that may become available, please complete the form below.

Where can I purchase tickets to attend this event?
Tickets will go on sale in December and will be purchased online thru this website.
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 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. This 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?

In order to comply with Nebraska State liquor laws. This is a 21 and older only event.

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.

Will there be food at the Saturday Public Wine Tasting and Grand Auction offering?
This year dinner will be served at the conclusion of the wine tasting in lieu of hors de oeuvres during the tasting. The Grand Auction will take place in conjunction with the dinner. You are encouraged to join in with the bidding.
Will I be able to purchase mystery wine through mobile bidding?
Yes! Mystery wines are purchased for a fixed price at the event through the 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?

You will be able to preview and bid on the Saturday auction items approximately one week before the event. You must be pre-registered to preview/bid. All table/ticket purchasers will be emailed a link to pre-register when the bidding goes live.

Can I take an opened bottle of wine home with me from the Grand Auction event?
Leaving the event premises with an open bottle of wine is strictly prohibited, in order to comply with all venue and liquor commission regulations.
Is parking available at the event?
Marriott has parking onsite for $12 (8 hour period). Valet parking is also available at a higher price. Other parking is also available throughout the downtown area, usually at a similar price.