Make a Wish Foundation 11th Annual Wine Tasting and Auction

UPDATE!  JUST ADDED:  VICTOR GARBER of ALIAS, HENRY SIMMONS of NYPD BLUE and FORMER LOS ANGELES LAKERS NORM NIXON, MICHAEL COOPER AND JAMAAL WILKES

Make a Wish Foundation - Join one of LA's greatest charites for their 11th Annual Wine Tasting and Auction as they bring together the most incredible restaurants in Los Angeles and the finest wineries from all over the world.

This event is the largest fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles, raising over $600,000 - funds that will be used to fulfill the wishes of over 400 children in Los Angeles County. Over 500 live and silent auction items will be featured, including exotic vacations, artwork, fine and rare wines, jewelry, celebrity memorabilia, and one-of-a-kind treasures. Click http://www.wishla.org/winepix.html Wine Tasting & Auction event.

Event begins: 6:30 p.m. 

Celebrity bartenders begin pouring: 7:00 p.m.

Live auction begins:  9:15 

Auction host Bob Goen

Special Appearance by Brad Garrett

   

Team of celebrity bartenders pouring at the Carving Ice Martini Bar, currently includes:

Diedrich Bader -- The Drew Carey Show 

Leslie Bibb and Leslie Hope -- Line of Fire

Mark Derwin and Marianne Muellerleile -- Life with Bonnie

Matt Gallant -- Planet's Funniest Animals   

Chris Harrison -- The Bachelor and The Bachelorette 

Cris Judd -- Choreographer/Actor  

Bianca Kajlich -- Rock Me Baby 

Phoebe Price -- The Horse Trader

Missi Pyle -- Big Fish and Along Came Polly

Luc Robitaille -- Los Angeles Kings     

Adam Rodriguez -- CSI: Miami 

 Sara Rue -- Less Than Perfect  

Melana Scantlin - - Average Joe/GSN's World Series of Blackjack 

Kent Shocknek -- KCBS2 

Ty Treadway -- SoapTalk

Constance Zimmer -- Good Morning, Miami 

Arianne Zuker -- Days of our Lives

Volleyball Champions Sinjin Smith and Randy Stoklo   

 

 

 Featuring a variety of fabulous live and silent auction items:

Lunch with Newlyweds stars Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson*14-day European cruise on Queen Elizabeth 2 * 

Six day/six night African safari*Four tickets to the American Idol Season Finale*Full year membership to MintLA personal concierge service*Guitars signed by Aerosmith, David Bowie, John Mayer, Jason Mraz*Ten day Australian vacation*Rare and fine wines*and much more... 

 

Over 100 World-Renowned Wineries Pouring, including:

Beaulieu Vineyards, Castello Di Selvole, Echeverria, J. Lohr, Lancaster Estate, Laurent Perrier, Marquis Philips, Renteria, Rombauer Vineyards, Spadina Nero Davole, Taurino, Summerland Winery, Valminar, & Zardello 

 

  Over 30 of L.A.'s Best Restaurants Serving, including:

Balboa Steakhouse, Chez Jay, Citrine, Dandy Don's, Il Grano,  Noe, Locanda Del Lago, Loft Hawaiian Restaurant, Mirabelle Restaurant, Michael's, P.F. Chang's China Bistro, San Gennaro, Sushi Roku, The Farm, & Water Grille

 

 For additional information, please visit:  http://www.wishla.org/wine2004.html 

To see pictures from last year's event, please visit:  http://www.wishla.org/winepix.html 

 

Ticket Prices

                                  VIP Package for Ten:   $5,000 (includes limo, VIP seating)

                                  VIP Package for Six:    $3,000 (includes limo, VIP seating)

                            VIP Package for Two:   $1,200 (includes limo, VIP seating)

                                   Premiere Ticket:            $250 (includes VIP seating)

                            Individual Ticket:          $125 pre-sale, $150 at the door      


Advance tickets now on-sale. Go to http://www.wishla.org/
Sponsorship opportunities are available from $5,000-$50,000. Please contact Chuck Sawyer at (310) 788-9474 for more information.

EVENT FACT SHEET

WHAT: The 11th Annual Wine Tasting and Auction is the largest fundraiser held by the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles. This year's theme is "Uncork A Wish". Each year this highly visible event continues to grow in both size and popularity, and is currently recognized as the premiere Wine Tasting event in Los Angeles County.
Participants at this event will have the opportunity to sample the wines of over 100 wineries and the food of over 30 of L.A.'s best restaurants. The highlight of the evening will be the silent and live auctions;

exquisite artwork, exotic trips, spa treatments, concert tickets, and hundreds of other auction items. Click here to download a Microsoft Word document with a listing of the items.

WHERE: The Barker Hangar, Santa Monica Air Center, 3021 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405.

WHEN: Saturday, March 13, 2004, at 6:30 pm
2004 FACTS & FIGURES:
? 400 wishes will be granted this year by the Los Angeles chapter
? The average cost of a wish is $4,000
? Over 2,000 people are expected to attend the event
? Over 500 live and silent auction items will be featured
? Over 30,000 food samples will be provided during the evening
? Over 91,440 ounces of wine will be poured during the evening
? Over $600,000 is the revenue goal for the evening


SPONSORS: Bread & Butter Catering; The Wine House; Los Angeles Magazine; Captivate Network; GES Exposition Services; Cunard Line; Flight Centre; Santa Monica Air Center; Virgin Atlantic; Tom and Sheila Miller; NBC; Bat's Daughter; Phil and Monica Rosenthal; and Wizard Glass and Metal Specialties.
 
Participating Restaurants
(Partial Listing)
Arnie Morton's of Chicago
Balboa Steakhouse
Big Island Candies
Chaya
Cheese Store of Beverly Hills
Chez Jay
Citrine
Cricket Cola
Daily Grill
Dandy Don's
Il Grano
Locanda Del Lago
Loft Hawaiian Restaurant
Louise's Trattoria
Michael's
Michi Restaurant
Mirabelle Restaurant
Mr. Cecil's California Ribs
P.F. Chang's China Bistro
Pink's Famous Hot Dogs
San Gennaro
Starbucks
Sushi Roku
The Farm
Water Grille 

Participating Wineries
(Partial Listing)
Alderbrook Winery
A'Mano Primitivo
Ario Olas
B.R. Cohen
Babcock Vineyards
Baileyena Vineyards
Beaulieu Vineyards
Beckman Vineyards
Beringer
Blandy's
Bonny Doon
Broadbent Madeira
Brothers In Arms
Butterfield
Castello Di Meleto
Castello Di Selvole
CH Souverain
Chappallet Winery
Crios
Cuvaison
Cuvee Mythique
David Bruce Winery
Dow's
Echeverria
Edmeades
Ethan
Falesco
Fess Parker Winery
Fleur De Cap
Forefathers
Gloria Ferrer
Goats Do Roam
Goldwater
Graham's
Grgich Hills Cellars
Hanna
Hazyblur
Hollywood & Vine
Hunters
Icardi
J. Lohr
Jordan Vineyards
Kendall Jackson
Kenwood
La Crema
Lancaster Estate
Landmark Vineyard
Laurent Perrier
L'Aventure
Long Meadow Ranch
Los Vascos
Louis Martini
MacMurry Ranch
Madfish
Marquis Philips
Michael David Vineyards
Milton Park
Miner Family
Monte Antico
Murphy-Goode
Opus One
Patz & Hall
Plumjack Winery
Quady Winery
Raymond Vineyards
Renteria
Robert Craig
Roderer Estate
Rombauer Vineyards
Rubissow-Sargent
Rutherford Hill Winery
Saucelito Canyon Vineyard
Smith Woodhouse
Spadina Nero Davole
Spy Valley
Stags Leap Wine Cellars
Stephan Ridge
Suaua
Summerland Winery
Taurino
Tere Dora Fiano
Torre Oria
Trefethen Vineyards
Trevor Jones
Valley of the Moon
Valminar
Zardello
ZD Wines
Zenato
 

 

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