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RARE & FINE WINE AUCTION

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  • 34th ANNUAL RARE & FINE WINE AUCTION
  • 2019 FEATURED WINE: BLACKBIRD VINEYARDS
  • APRIL 6, 2019 | 5:30PM - TICKETS & TABLES ON SALE NOW!
  • JW MARRIOTT AUSTIN

Over the last 34 years, WFFT has donated more than $1.5 million back into the Central Texas through our mission of cultivating and investing in the wine and food community through education, appreciation, and enjoyment.

We are dedicated to providing direct financial support to sommeliers, chefs, and winemakers through scholarships, travel stipends, and professional development opportunities. We are also committed to supporting other organizations who directly support these industries and partner with us to make an impact in our viticulture and culinary community.

The success of the Rare & Fine Wine Auction enables us to continue to support the professionals that provide our community with dynamic experiences. The 2019 Rare & Fine Wine Auction promises an elegant dinner accompanied by an impressive wine selection presented by a team of Texas' best sommeliers. The highlight of the evening is the electrifying live auction, where bidders compete for rare and fine wines, as well as other luxury packages, all in support of The Wine & Food Foundation of Texas' mission to cultivate and invest in the wine and food communities of Central Texas. Please join us on Saturday April 6, 2019 for this celebratory evening of fine wine, superb company and spirited bidding!

This year, The Wine & Food Foundation of Texas is thrilled to feature the inspired wines of Blackbird Vineyards.

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"Blackbird Vineyards' approach to winemaking involves intensive, hands-on, 'best practice' techniques to achieve the highest representation of terroir in our age worthy wines."

TABLES & TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

INSIDER TABLE SPECIAL

Purchase a table by December 31, 2018, to receive a chilled bottle of Vintage Champagne at your table the evening of the auction.

THE PEARL TABLE | $5000 TABLE FOR 10 | 2 TICKETS TO AUCTION KICK-OFF & WINEMAKER LUNCHEON

Sitting ringside, you and your guests will indulge in an expert wine presentation by a professional sommelier, dedicated exclusively to your table. Your hand-picked wine list includes a bottle of vintage champagne, followed by sommelier selected wines paired to each course.

GOLD TABLE | $3500 TABLE FOR 10 | 2 WINEMAKER LUNCHEON TICKETS

You and your guests will indulge in an expert wine presentation by a professional sommelier, dedicated exclusively to your table. Your hand-picked wine list includes a bottle of vintage champagne, followed by sommelier selected wines paired to each course.

SILVER TABLE $2500 | TABLE FOR 10

You and your guests will enjoy selections from Blackbird Vineyards as well as access to an impressive menu of wines for your table.

INDIVIDUAL TICKET | $275

Enjoy selections from Blackbird Vineyards as well as access to an impressive menu of wines for your table.

AUCTION KICK OFF AT MICKLETHWAIT CRAFT MEATS | $65 MEMBER | $80 NON-MEMBER | THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 2019 | 6PM

  • To kickoff Auction Weekend, the beloved Micklethwait Craft Meats will showcase the full breadth of its acclaimed menu exclusively for The Wine & Food Foundation of Texas. Join fellow oenophiles at Micklethwait's idyllic, pastoral setting for some of the nation's best barbecue, homemade sausage and freshly baked bread and pies.
  • WFFT is thrilled to welcome Randy Hester of C.L. Butaud and Lightning Wines. These wines are the perfect complement to barbecue!

FEATURED WINEMAKER LUNCHEON | $125 MEMBER | $160 NON-MEMBER | FRIDAY,     APRIL  5, 2019 | 12PM

  • Exclusive opportunity to taste a fine selection of wines from Blackbird Vineyards at an intimate luncheon at the elegant 7co.

THANK YOU TO OUR 2018 SPONSORS

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