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Wine Lots
Wine Lot #1

1 Magnum of 2001 Screaming Eagle Cabernet

Donor: Jean Phillips, Owner

Wine Lot #2

1000 ml custom bottle of Grace Family 2000 Cabernet Sauvignon, graciously donated by Dick Grace. The bottle is specially etched, hand painted and signed.

Donor: Dick and Ann Grace, Owners

Wine Lot #3

Special item from Broadbent coming...

Donor: Bartholomew Broadbent

Wine Lot #4

Melka Wines 1997 Métisse Proprietary Red

1 (of only 3 made) autographed 3L bottle & A private wine tasting for 8 to 10 with winemaker
Philippe Melka at Tra Vigne restaurant with a
multi-course gourmet feast to match the wines.
A very special evening indeed!

Donors: Philippe Melka - Owner Melka Wines & Tra Vigne Restaurant

Wine Lot #5

Caldwell Vineyards

1.5L 3 year vertical 1999, 2000, 2001 Cabernet
all signed by John Caldwell in perfect condition

Donor: John Caldwell, Caldwell Vineyards

Wine Lot #6

World's only 3L hand-etched bottle of Caldwell "Rocket Science" Red

Winemaker: Philippe Melka

Donor: Gary Lipp

Wine Lot #7

1 3L Bottle of Hand- Etched Paradigm Cabernet

Donors: Ren & Marilyn Harris, Owners Paradigm Winery

Wine Lot #8

Special lot from Krug coming soon...

Wine Lot #9

FineWine Travel
Special lot from Kobrand coming soon...

Donor: Kobrand Corporation

Wine Lot #10
One 3L bottle of 2001
Sullivan-Birney Pinot Noir, Katherine's Vineyard, Sonoma Mountain

Donor: Navillus Birney

Wine Lot #11

Six bottles of 750ml 2000 Kamen Estate Cabernet

Donor: Robert Kamen - Owner, Kamen Estate Wines

Wine Lot #12

One 5L bottle of delicious Pride Mountain Vineyards 2000 Merlot. Comes in a wooden box and is signed by winemaker Bob Foley.


Wine Lot #13

One 3L bottle of Grace Family cabernet

Please note: All proceeds from this lot go directly to the Wheelchair Foundation

Wine Lot #14

6L Imperial Bottle Seavey Vineyard 1997 Cabernet

First wine that Philippe Melka produced in the Napa Valley.

Donor: Bill Seavey, Owner Seavey Vineyard

Wine Lot #15

One 6L Imperial Bottle Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast Keefer Ranch 2001

Donor: Gordon Holmes, Owner Lookout Ridge

Wine Lot #16

A fabulous collector's case of wines--all signed by the winner of the 2004 Golden Barrel Award, Philippe Melka. This case represents twelve of the finest bottles hand-crafted by this exceptional winemaker, truly an item to be bragged about in any serious enthusiast's wine cellar.

Wine Lot #17

Beautiful Boxed 6-Bottle Verticle Trefethen Cabernet 1.5L 1995-2000

Donor: Janet Trefethen

Wine Lot #18

Six months of professional wine storage in a perfect underground environment for fine wines courtesy of Presidio Wine Bunkers in San Francisco.

Wine Lot #19

Diamond Oaks Vineyard: Be the Winemaker: Make your own barrel of wine!

Bid on the opportunity to live out your winemaking dreams and create your own barrel of wine! You will participate in the entire winemaking process from crushing the grapes to the personalized bottling. You will end up with 25 cases (300 bottles) of your own wine to give out to your envious friends. More detail on this lot coming...

Donor: The Maniar Family, Owners, Diamond Oaks Vineyard

Wine Lot #20

THE ULTIMATE WINE GIFT The PeK Wine Steward, preserves an opened bottle of wine and keeps it at the perfect serving temperature. This item is an absolute must have for the wine enthusiast! Includes two Argon gas Cartridges.

Donor: PEK Systems

Wine Lot #21
A Wine Cellar Makeover By

Is your wine collection tired? Is the room too warm? Do you have questions about what to buy, what’s ready to be imbibed, what should be allowed to rest, and which wines should be put to their final rest?

The wine experts at Vintrust are here to help.

Imagine a top Sommelier arriving at your door, reviewing your wine collection, and collaborating with you on which wines to buy, to sell, to drink, and to cook with.

You’re winning bid on this lot includes:

  • Vintrust’s comprehensive on-site inventorying via digital imaging, barcoding and identifying of up to 300 bottles which can then be accessed online.
  • A 3-hour cellar audit and analysis with one of Vintrust’s professional Sommeliers.
  • 3 additional hours of consultation or service with your Sommelier to collaborate on an acquisition or sale strategy and list or on a tasting evening with your wine and close friends.

what’s in your cellar?

Wine Lot #22

3 lots - Each lot is $3000 in design services towards your home cellar by Paul Wyatt Designs. Certificate never expires.

Donor: Paul Wyatt Designs

Wine Lot #23
One beautiful Subzero/Wolf 424 Freestanding Wine Unit. 46 Bottle Capacity.

For full details on this top-of-the-line wine storage unit please see the Subzero/Wolf website click here

Donor: Sub Zero/Wolf

Spirits Lots
coming soon...
Luxury Lifestyle Lots
Luxury Lot #1
An intimate gourmet tasting for 8 to 10 people of Artisan Foie Gras prepared in a variety of ways and paired with incredible sauternes and ports.

Luxury Lot #3

Special Arlen Ness Victory Kingpin & Wine Country Experience lot
Details coming....

Donor: Arlen Ness Motorcycles

All net proceeds from this auction lot will go to benefit the Wheelchair Foundation

The Wheelchair Foundation is a nonprofit organization leading an international effort to create awareness of the needs and abilities of people with physical disabilities, to promote the joy of giving, create global friendship, and to deliver a wheelchair to every child, teen and adult in the world who needs one, but cannot afford one. For these
people, the Wheelchair Foundation delivers Hope, Mobility and Freedom.

Luxury Lot #4

Glaser Designs

Luxury Lot #5

Why not you!!!

Have you ever wanted to experience the thrill and excitement of driving a high performance formula racecar at exhilarating speeds around world famous Infineon Raceway? The Techniques of Racing Course is designed for the aspiring professional driver, to the person who wants the thrill and adrenaline that the Techniques of Racing Course offers. This course has started the careers of some of the most famous and successful careers in the world… Jacques Villeneuve, Danny Sullivan, Emerson Fittipaldi, Tony Stewart, Kasey Kahne and Scott Speed... read more

Donor: ESPN Russell Racing Schools

Luxury Lot #6
A painting by internationally renown artist, George Sumner, whose artworks are known throughout the world and have helped save whales and other endangered marine species.

Luxury Lot #7
A 2 night stay at the beauftiful and charming La Belle Epoque in Napa with a private wine tour by Angel's Share

Donor: La Belle Epoque

Luxury Lot #8

Tahitian Island Cuff - Oxidized Sterling bracelet with diamonds and Tahitian Mabe Pearl by Michael Zobel, world's best contemporary designer.

Donors: Anthony and Laura Ponter - Founders - Spirits in Stone

Luxury Lot #9

Title: Astral
Artist: Michael Zobel
Medium 24 kt gold over oxidized sterling with diamond accents and large Black Tahitian Pearl.

Donors: Anthony and Laura Ponter - Founders - Spirits in Stone

Luxury Lot #10

Title: Madagascar - African Island
Artist: Michael Zobel
Medium: 24 kt gold over oxidized sterling, Tahitian Mabe pearl, diamond pave road to a rough raw diamond square, signed by the artist.

Donors: Anthony and Laura Ponter - Founders - Spirits in Stone

Luxury Lot #11
Title: Close To My Heart
Artist: Nelson Rumano
In Shona society, family bonding is the foundation for the entire culture. The family stands as the sacred unit and all laws governing traditional Shona society serve to protect these vulnerable bonds. This gentle, eternal embrace, offers a constant reminder that love, called mudiro, abounds in all places of the world. When love for family extends to the greater family of humankind, it is called ukama—the expansive, inclusive embrace of all humanity. ©

Luxury Lot #12

Keith Wicks painting

Luxury Lot #13
"The Source" 1/2 life size bronze by Frederick Hart

This is a sold out bronze by the master American sculptor Frederick Hart. It is the only sculpture Hart created that was designed to operate as a fountain if desired. Hart is best known for his public monuments in Washington D.C. such as the Vietnam Veterans Memorial -Three Soldiers, and the entire West facade of the Washington National Cathedral.

Donor: Paul Shaker, Director, Hanson Gallery (415) 332-3192

Luxury Lot #13
The two jpegs are for the original copper plate by Pablo Picasso and the aquatint that was pulled from the plate before the plate was cancelled.

Description of the Original Copper Plate is as follows:

Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973
Gongoro-Illustration. Femme Dessinant, 1947 Original Copper Plate made by the artist to illustrate the book "Vingt Poems de Gongora." This copper plate is the one used to print the page "Illustration. Femme Dessinant," with the date 29 Juin 47 VI The plate was cancelled by Jacques Frelaut on April 15, 1983.
Bloch 483; Baer 745; Cramer no 51/8
16 1/8" x 12 1/8"

Description of Aquatint:

title: Gongora-Illustration, Femme Dessinant

media: Original Aquatint on Marais paper with the Gongora watermark designed by the artist. 15" x 11"

Bloch 483; Baer 745; Cramer no 51/8
From the edition of 250. Book edition 209/250
Travel Lots
Travel Lot #1
Elite Traveler
FineWine Travel

Incredible Australia/New Zealand Wine & Food Cruise On Crystal Cruise Lines Serenity Ship - Full Details on this amazing lot coming soon...

Travel Lot #2
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Pebble Beach - Fantasy Golf Escape!
Golf enthusiasts will bid on the following incredible Pebble Beach package for four golfers:

4 nights in 2 junior ocean suites at the Pebble Beach Lodge

1 Round of golf for four at each of the following courses Pebble Beach Golf Links, Spyglass Hill & The Links at Spanish Bay all with two caddies

Spa at Pebble Beach Treatments Pre-golf warm-up, foot soother, post-golf therapy, sports bodywork, Pebble Beach Water Experience

1/2 Day PB Golf Academy w/Laird Small Warm Up at Spyglass Driving Range Full Swing with Video Analysis Short Game - Putting/Chipping/Sand 2.5 hr golf clinic

Personalized photos taken on the course by world famous golf photographer Joann Dost to remember your incredible experience by

Travel Lot #3

Experience a bike tour vacation in Burgundy that is unique and personalized. For a moment, imagine yourself biking along quiet,
picturesque roads, leading to 14th century stone villages of exquisite beauty. Throughout your cycling journey, you are welcomed by deluxe chateaux and gourmet restaurants of intimate scale and flawless service, combining modern luxury with authentic Burgundy charm.

Donor: DuVine Adventures

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Travel Lot #4
Ultra exclusive helicopter wine country tour
from Wine Country Helicopters.
Click for details (opens a new wondow)

Donor: Wine Country Helicopters

Travel Lot #5
The Ultimate Thrills - Not for the faint of heart!!!

Angel's Share will be offering up to 3 surprise lots for the evening which will set your heart racing and leave a lump in your throat. These lots are for the extreme explorer while still keeping you very comfortable in great luxury. You will travel and experience something very few others in this world have. Bring your sense of adventure and hefty bank account for these incredible experiences.

You must be fit and pass a medical exam. Details at the event only.

Range $30,000 to $65,000/each

Travel Lot #6

Wine on the River: Rogue River, OR

Incredible wine rafting trip for two Sept. 1st-4th, 2005 with O.A.R.S., the world's best river rafting company and a member of the exclusive Adventure Collection.

Donor: O.A.R.S.



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A portion of the evenings proceeds will go to benefit the American Institute of Wine and Food - Nor Cal chapter "Days of Taste" program that teaches children about nutrition.

Angel's Share and the Cult Wines Classic proudly believes in and supports the Wheelchair Foundation Each tax deductible donation of $75 will restore hope, mobility and freedom by delivering one wheelchair to a person that cannot afford one. Click to donate. Please see the special Arlen Ness Victory motorcycle lot for the Wheelchair Foundation here.

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