SNEAK PEAK: Harvest on the Coast Live Auction Lots

Whether you’re looking to stock your cellar or book your next dream vacation, this year’s live auction has it all!

AUCTION LOT #7: SLO Wine Fire Relief
All proceeds from this auction lot will benefit the #CAWINESTRONG Northern California fire relief fund

-A complimentary room at the Cliffs Resort in Shell Beach on Saturday November 4.
-Dinner for two at Lido at Dolphin Bay in Shell Beach on Saturday, November 4.
-Brunch for two at Luna Red in San Luis Obispo on Sunday, November 5.
-A complimentary tour and tasting with Brian Talley at Talley Vineyards on Sunday, November 5. A signed 3 liter bottle of 2014 Talley Vineyards Rosemary’s Vineyard Pinot Noir, recognized as one of California’s most iconic Pinot Noir bottlings.
-Tour and Tasting with Coby Parker-Garcia of El Lugar Wines
-Vertical Flight of 2014–2016 El Lugar Rincon Pinot Noir
-Two Early Admission tickets to Harvest on the Coast, November 3–4, 2018

After the shocking devastation of the fires of Northern California, members of the wine and hospitality industries of the San Luis Obispo Coast region have joined together for a special effort to raise funds to support fire relief for our friends, relatives and colleagues to the north. The Cliffs Resort, Dolphin Bay, Luna Red, the SLO Wine Country Association and Talley Vineyards have collaborated to create a special experience for one couple to visit the San Luis Obispo Coast and participate in the region’s signature weekend celebration, Harvest on the Coast, November 2–4, 2018.

AUCTION LOT #11 PRESIDENT’S LOT: East Coast Island Getaway at the Nantucket Wine & Food Festival
Donated by SLO Wine Country’s Board President June McIvor and Tolosa

-7 Night Stay for Three Couples on the Island of Nantucket, Massachusetts
-6 VIP Tickets to the Nantucket Wine & Food Festival Grand Tasting, May 19, 2018
-Magnum of Tolosa’s flagship Pinot Noir, Primera 2015

Windswept beaches, sand dunes, blinking lighthouses and a charming pace of life await on the 50-square mile island of Nantucket, off Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Your stay will include one of the most anticipated food-and-wine festivals in the country, with hundreds of wine and culinary professionals making the trip May 16–20, 2018.

SLO Wine President and Tolosa General Manager, June McIvor, grew up on the East Coast. Your stay will include accommodations in her family’s lovely Nantucket home in the picturesque village of Siasconset (“Sconset”) on the eastern end of the island.

AUCTION LOT #14: El Tumbo de las Olas | Your Personal Costa Rican Resort
Donated by The Woolpert Family & Biddle Ranch

-6 night stay for 6 people at Tumbo de Las Olsa located on the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
-All meals at the property are included, however not alcohol but can be selected and ready upon arrival.

The key to every great getaway is simply to relax. Embracing the Pura Vida lifestyle, Tumbo provides hammocks for siestas, beaches for strolling, and a pool for lounging. With endless options at your fingertips and the beautiful Osa Peninsula as your backdrop, relaxation will not be hard to find.

It’s often said that food is the heart of every culture, and at Tumbo they take great pride in the rich aromas of Costa Rican culture. The property caretakers and your personal chefs, Felipe and Angelica, prepare each meal from scratch. Traditional dishes with a culinary twist, served with the sounds of the jungle in the background, make dining at Tumbo truly a five-star experience.

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AUCTION LOT #20: Into Africa- A 7 Night Stunning Safari
Donated by the Saad Family and Ezulwini Game Lodges

-6 Night South African Adventure Safari Big Five African Photo Safari for 2 Guests 2 Nights at the Maritime Bushveld Estates

New to our auction this year is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore beautiful South Africa! Thanks to the Saad Family of the Ezulwini Game Lodges for donating to this year’s auction! This unique nature reserve combines the indigenous flora and wildlife with gracious charm, offering an elegant, tranquil, ‘Out of Africa’ setting. Enjoy 6 unforgettable nights for 2 guests in beautiful thatched roof bungalows.

This package is inclusive of all authentic South African meals, local beers, house wines, teas & coffees, wine tasting and more. Guests will enjoy 2 daily game drives on a quest for the big five (lion, leopard, rhino, buffalo and elephant).

Relax at the pool between safari drives with a cocktail, book and a camera nearby because chances are you will even get a visit from a monkey or two or an elephant grazing in the grasses below the viewing decks.

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