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. Unfortunately this event is sold out. For more information please contact us at vin.ne.opsf@gmail.com.
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 Friday Vintner Reception & Gourmet Dinner, the appropriate dress is cocktail attire, (Gentlemen, coat and tie; ladies, cocktail dress or pant suit).

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

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.