Friday 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Champagne Preview
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Architectural Tour
Saturday 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Wine Tasting & Auction
Gualala Arts invites you to the 32nd Annual Wine Tasting & Auction in conjunction with the Soroptimist International of Mendocino-Sonoma Coast 32nd Annual Architectural Tour to be held on Friday and Saturday of Mother’s Day weekend, May 6 & 7, 2016.
The Wine Tasting & Auction will be hosted at the Gualala Arts Center, which is an architectural gem nestled in the redwoods with a dramatic auditorium and foyer where the tasting and silent auction is held. This is the premier wine event on the Sonoma / Mendocino coast, featuring 20 award winning wineries pouring a wide selection of their premium wines. Over 100 wine related auction lots will be available for your silent bidding both days of the event, with the winning bids being announced at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 7 (need not be present to win).
Guests will enjoy free admission to the May 6, Friday night Korbel California Champagne Preview of the auction lots and get first chance at bidding on them. You will also be able to tour the Pacific Piecemakers Quilt Guild 2016 Quilt Challenge exhibit, “Reflect on the Past, Stitch to the Future,” while you enjoy your champagne.
The Saturday Wine Tasting & Auction is the finale to the 32nd Annual Architectural Tour that features an extraordinary and diverse offering of homes. Many local wineries and businesses have donated premium auction lots such as bottles of award-winning wines, wine related gifts, luxurious lodging packages, golf, winery tours, and other great items. Make what you hope will be winning bids on your favorites, knowing that the proceeds will help promote public interest and participation in the arts. You will also be able to purchase raffle tickets for at a chance to win one of three amazing prizes: original Millard Sheets ceramic lamp, Sandy Ostrau original oil painting, wine collection (2 cases) featuring unforgettable wines from sophisticated to delightful valued at over $1,000.
Architectural Tour tickets, which include the Wine Tasting & Auction, may be purchased for $60 advance, $5 more day of the event by visiting Brown Paper Tickets or calling 1-800-838-3006. After May 1, tickets can purchased by cash or check at the Gualala Country Inn, 47975 Center Street, Gualala, CA 95445, (707) 884-4343.
Wine Tasting & Auction only tickets (no Architectural Tour) can be purchased for $25 advance, $5 more day of event. For advance purchase, visit Brown Paper Tickets or call 1-800-838-3006. To purchase in person, visit the Gualala Arts Center or Dolphin Gallery in Gualala. For more information call Gualala Arts at 707-884-1138.