The Auction

The EventThe PerformersAuction LotsRaffleTickets - women onlyPost-performance tickets Christelle Guibert in conjunction with Women of Wine are pleased to present the silent auctions items that you are invited to bid on whether or not you are attending the wine industry Charity Event on Thursday 30 June. All proceeds made from the auction will go to the Prostate Cancer Charity. Browse each item, but don’t limit your bidding to just one! With at least one man in the UK dying from the Prostate Cancer every hour (10 000 men lose their lives from the disease in the UK each year) - Prostate cancer has a very low-profile compared to other cancers. PLEASE SHOW YOUR SUPPORT BY MAKING A DONATION TO OUR SILENT AUCTION. Updated daily, please check back…

Please e-mail Christelle Guibert with the number of the lot you wish to bid for, your bid and your contact details.

Lot #1 One day Cooking Masterclass for 2 at L’École de Cuisine d’Alain Ducasse, Paris. Conducted in French.

Value of the lot: £400

Latest Bid: £250

Donated L’Ecole de Cuisine d’Alain Ducasse www.arts-culinaires.com

Lot #2 Dinner for six at the Bleeding Heart restaurant

• Dinner for six with Champagne by Laurent-Perrier and wines by Trinity Hill.

Value of the lot: £350

Latest Bid: £150

Donated by Bleeding Heart restaurant www.bleedingheart.co.uk

Lot #3 Dinner for two at Fifteen

• Dinner for two, which includes a seven course tasting menu & wine package (one wine paired to each course). Fifteen will also donate two signed copies of ‘Jamie’s Dinners’ & Matt Skinner’s ‘Thirsty Work’ – one for each of the guests.

Value of the lot: £300

Latest Bid: £150

Donated by Fifteen www.fifteenrestaurant.com

Lot #4 A meal voucher at the Cinnamon Club

• The Cinnamon Club has gained a unique position in the London social and dining environment. From the grand and special building, through to the innovative Indian cuisine and the meticulously selected wines, they have created an atmosphere of relaxed elegance.

Value of the lot: £200

Latest Bid: £120

www.cinnamonclub.com/

Lot #5 Dinner for two at The Blue Elephant

• This is truly one of the best Thai restaurants in London and also one of the capital’s most atmospheric. Perfect for a romantic meal.

Value of the lot: £90

Latest Bid: £60

Donated by www.blueelephant.com

Lot #6 Dinner for four at The Bridge in Barnes

• Formerly a traditional pub, The Bridge in Barnes now offers a gastro styled pub with modern & traditional interiors to suit everyones taste. £

Value of the lot: £150

Minimum Bid: £60

Donated by www.thebridgeinbarnes.co.uk

Lot #7 6 bottles of Badia a Coltibuono

• Case of 6 wines representing fifty years of Chianti Classico history. These wines are a true rarity. The case contains a bottle of the 1947 vintage (sealed with wax and for this reason it has never been necessary to top them up) bottle of 58, 68, 78, 88 & 97.

Value of the lot: £500

Latest Bid: £175

Donated by Hallgarten www.coltibuono.com

Lot #8 A mixed case of ‘Four Montys from Liberty’

• 3 bottles 99 Brunello di Montalcino, Poggio Tempesta

3 bottles 02 Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Avignonesi

3 bottles 03 Monthelie Blanc, Jean-Claude Boisset

3 bottles 04 ‘Vigneti Montessora’ Gavi di Gavi, La Giustiniana

Value of the lot: £205

Latest Bid: £150

Donated by Liberty Wines, Tel: 020 7720 5350

Lot #9 A mixed case from Stone, Vine & Sun

• The fast-rising star of the UK mail order wine trade, Stone, Vine and Sun have put together their finest selection of terroir-driven Languedoc-Roussillon wines including St-Chinian, Faugères, Pic St-Loup and Banyuls

Value of the lot: £120

Latest Bid: £90

Donated by www.stonevine.co.uk

Lot #10 A Methuselah of Laurent-Perrier

• A Methuselah bottle holds 8 regular size bottles.

Value of the lot: £200

Latest Bid: £170

Donated by www.laurent-perrier.co.uk

Lot #11 A mixed case of Tamar Ridge

• Tamar Ridge specialises in cool climate aromatic white wines and Pinot Noir. The case contains 4 Riesling, 4 Sauvignon Blanc and 4 Pinot Gris

Value of the lot: £108

Latest Bid: £60

Donated by the UK agent Vinus Vita Vinus Vita UK, Bath +44 (0)7711 160 977

Lot #12 A case of The Naked Grape Riesling 2004

• Made by Ernst Loosen, Decanter Man of the Year 2005

Value of the lot: £72

Latest Bid: £50

Donated by www.siegelwines.co.uk

Lot #13 A private tutored tasting with Steven Spurrier

• This is a great opportunity for 6 people to sample a selection of 6 Médoc Crus Classés with Steven Spurrier

Latest Bid: £150

Donated by Decanter

Lot #14 Decanter Fine Wine Encounter weekend package

• 2 free tickets for the Decanter Fine Wine Encounter tastings on Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 November as well as an overnight stay at the 5-star Landmark Hotel

Value of the lot: £250

Latest Bid: £150

Donated by Decanter www.decanter.com and The Landmark Hotel www.landmarklondon.co.uk

Lot #15 A bottle of Frapin Extra Cognac

• The firm owns 200 hectares of prime vineyards in the Grande Champagne region of Cognac

Value of the lot: £280

Minimum Bid: £200

Donated by Cognace Frapin www.cognac-frapin.com

Lot #16 A case of The Naked Grape Riesling 2004

• Made by Ernst Loosen, Decanter Man of the Year 2005

Value of the lot: £72

Latest Bid: £50

Donated by www.siegelwines.co.uk

Lot # 17 Dinner for two at Aurora

• Dinner for two people in Aurora restaurant including the Sommelier Wine Selection.

Value of the lot: £180

Latest Bid: £100

Donated by Great Eastern Hotel, Tel: 020 7618 5000

Lot # 18 The ‘Pioneers Case’ by Virgin

• A mixed case of New World Red and White wines

Value of the lot: £75.88

Minimum Bid: £35

Donated by Virgin Wines www.virginwines.com

Lot # 19 A Jeroboam of Les Fiefs de Lagrange 2000

• Presented in a wooden box

Value of the lot: £180

Latest Bid: £60

Donated by The Jeroboams Group

Lot # 20 A Salamanzer (9 litre) of Kaapse Vonkel in a wooden box

• Kaapse Vonle is an award winning South African Traditional Method sparkling wine.

Value of the lot: £210

Minimum Bid: £75

Donated by Chalié Richards & Company Tel: 0845 850 4405

Lot # 21 A Masterpiece Decanting Cradle

• Value of the lot: £185

Minimum Bid: £55

Donated by Waiter’s Friend Company www.winegiftcentre.com

Lot # 22 Lunch for four at Berry Bros. & Rudd

Enjoy a three course lunch in Berrys’ magnificent Director’s Dining room. Lunch will be served with a selection of cru classé wines and a mature Vintage Port from Berry Bros. & Rudd’s historic 300 year-old cellars at 3 St James’s Street, London, SW1. Tantalise your tastebuds by visiting our website www.bbr.com/cellars for a view of the cellars!

• Value of the lot: £500

Latest Bid: £250

Donated by by Berry Bros. & Rudd www.bbr.com

Lot # 23 A Harrods hamper

• Value of the lot: £180

Latest Bid: £45

Donated by by Harrods www.harrods.com

Lot # 24 A ticket to the annual Claret tasting, 1 November 2005

The event will be a comprehensive tasting of Bordeaux Chateaux (2001 Vintage)-from first growths to Right Bank Garagistes.

• Value of the lot: £95

Donated by the Institute of Masters of Wine

Lot # 25 A ticket to the annual Claret tasting, 1 November 2005

The event will be a comprehensive tasting of Bordeaux Chateaux (2001 Vintage)-from first growths to Right Bank Garagistes.

• Value of the lot: £95

Donated by the Institute of Masters of Wine

Christelle Guibert and Women of Wine would like to thank all the donors to the silent auction. The auction will close on Thursday 30th June at 10pm

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