Wine Spectator: Auction Napa Valley Raises $18.7 MillionJune 10, 2014
Auction Napa Valley’s four days of festivities over this past weekend earned $18.7 million for local health-care and youth organizations, topping last year’s record $16.9 million, Wine Spectator reports. The live auction raised nearly $16.6 million, up from last year’s $14.3 million.
Since 1981, the Napa Valley Vintners have given more than $120 million to local nonprofit organizations. The 34th annual auction weekend was a four-day event, with parties, vintner-hosted dinners, a barrel auction hosted at the newly renovated Charles Krug winery, and the live auction main event at Meadowood resort.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.