Gala & Auction

Triangle Wine Experience’s signature event is our Grand Gala & Auction on February 2, 2019. This year, we anticipate over 60 wineries, and over 15 “Top Chefs” during our Grand Gala. There will also be over 400 silent and live auction lots for you to bid on.

Location:

TBD

Registration

Doors open at 5:00PM. Guests will register and get their table assignment, auction catalog and a paddle number.

Doors open at 5:00pm

Valet Parking Provided

Late night fare served throughout the evening.

Schedule:

Doors Open: 5:00PM

Chef & Wine Stations: 5:00 – 7:00PM

Silent & All-Star Auctions Open: 5:00PM

Transition to Auction Room: 7:00PM

Live Auction Begins: 7:30PM

Participating Wineries

The Silent & All-Star Auctions open at 5:00PM. Guests will transition to the Auction Room at 7:00PM. Once inside, guests will be able to enjoy small bites of food from some of the Triangle’s best chefs (see list below), and sample wines from 70+ wineries (see list below). The Chef & Wine Stations will be open from 5-7:00PM.  

Chef and Wine Stations

The Silent & All-Star Auctions open at 5pm, and transition to the Auction Room is at 7pm. Once inside, guests will be able to enjoy small bites of food from some of the Triangle’s best chefs (see list below), and sample wines from 70+ wineries (see list below). The Chef & Wine Stations will be open from 5-7pm.  

The Main Event

From 7-10:00PM, guests will move to our Live Auction ballroom and find their respective tables.   Our auctioneers will guide the guests through our exciting live auction and paddle raise. The Live Auction begins at 7:30PM.

During this period, guest can sample treats from a goodie box on the center of the table provided by some of the area’s best restaurants and caterers (Angus Barn, Foster’s Market, Neomonde Mediterranean, Poole’s Diner). Guests will also enjoy night fare including Pie Pushers pizza, Rise Donuts, and Sam Jones BBQ.

While wine will be provided for each table, some guests bring their own special bottles to share.

Dancing

From 10pm-11pm, let loose and join in the dance floor let by our incomparable DJ, Ryan Pflum.

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