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Wine Spectator: Auction Napa Valley Raises $15.8 Million

June 10, 2015

Auction Napa Valley, the four-day event by Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) that is now in its 35th year, raised $15.8 million for local nonprofits focused on community health and children’s education.The live bidding on June 6 pulled in $13.3 million with a tempting selection of lots of rare wine and luxury experiences.

While the total is lower than last year’s record-breaking $18.7 million and the $16.9 million total from 2013, it still makes this the nation’s top charity wine sale, surpassing the $12.3 million raised by the Naples Winter Wine Festival earlier this year. Since 1981, NVV has given more than $145 million to charities. Wine Spectator has the full story.

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