The Grand Auction – November 10, 2018

Thank you for making a difference in the lives of our youth!

The Grand Auction is the largest and most successful wine auction in Virginia and we are looking forward to another amazing event this year. Grand Auction activities begin at noon with the preview reception featuring gourmet cuisine prepared by eight of the region’s top chefs complemented by exquisite champagnes and wines.

Schedule of Events:

Thursday, November 8 – Bring Your Best Bottle Honored Vintners Welcome Party at Becca

Friday, November 9 – Trade Only Tasting

Friday, November 9 – Honored Vintners Reception

Saturday, November 10 – 28th Annual Grand Auction – Noon

In addition to rare and highly collectible wines, guests can bid on special travel itineraries ranging from long weekends to exotic vacations, dining at many of the area’s best restaurants, luxury merchandise and unique lifestyle packages.  The festivities take place on the grounds Southside overlooking the Rudee Inlet Virginia Beach. We hope to see you there.

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Sponsorship and Ticket Information

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Lovely accommodations for the Grand Auction weekend may be arranged at several properties who partner with us to make the weekend spectacular for each guest:

Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront

Hilton Garden Inn

For more information, contact Jennie Capps at or call 757.200.9463.
To purchase individual tickets, call 757.200.9463

Participating Wineries

  • Abiouness Wines
  • Aratas Wine
  • Adobe Road Winery
  • Afton Mountain
  • Ankida Ridge Vineyards
  • Baldacci Vineyards
  • Barboursville Vineyards
  • Biale Winery Napa Valley
  • BOND Estates
  • Boxwood Estate Winery
  • VGS Chateau Potelle
  • Colgin Cellars
  • Continuum Estates
  • Dana Estates
  • Demuth Wines
  • Donelan Family Vineyard
  • Early Mountain Winery
  • Fairwinds Estate Winery
  • Foley Family Wines
  • Grace Family Vineyard
  • Harlan Estates
  • Hertelendy Vineyards
  • J. Wilkes Wines
  • Ken Wright
  • Moss Vineyards
  • Paul Hobbs
  • Robert Foley Vineyards
  • Screaming Eagle
  • Shadowbox Cellars
  • Terra Valentine
  • The Mascot
  • Trespass Vineyard and Winery
  • Veritas Winery
  • Williamsburg Winery

Participating Restaurants

  • Todd Jurich’s Bistro
  • Press 626 Wine Bar
  • Atlantic Shores
  • Eurasia Cafe
  • Bella Monte Enoteca
  • Cobalt Grille
  • Hearth

Additional Catering

  • Chessie Oysters

CBWCF Sponsors and Friends

Thanks to All of Our Sponsors and Friends
We’re always striving to make CBWCF events more rewarding for our participants and our beneficiaries. Sponsors and friends make it possible to transform our visions into first class wine-related experiences that support educational opportunities for young people in Hampton Roads.

Chesapeake Bay Wine Classic Foundation Sponsors

Title Sponsor : Gold Key/PHR

The Main – The Cavalier – Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront

Additional Sponsors
Venue Sponsor Cheryl McLeskey
Winery Sponsor The Williamsburg Winery
Automobile Sponsors Checkered Flag
Charles Barker Automotive
Priority Auto Group
Paddle Sponsor TowneBank
Stemware Sponsor
The Franklin Johnston Group
Corkscrew Sponsor  Carr Investment Group
Wine Decanter Sponsor  Goodman – Gable – Gould Adjusters International
Wine Stopper Sponsor  STILL AVAILABLE!
Table Wine Sponsor PRA Group
Public Relations Sponsor
The Meridian Group
Special Facilities Sponsor
Troutman Sanders
Preview Reception Sponsor  Core Assurance Partners
Cabernet Sponsors
Merrill Lynch – The AHM Wealth Management Group & National General Lender Services
Ticket Sponsor  Tri-State Utilities
Printing Sponsor Centric Communications
Gold Sponsor
Cottrell Contracting Corporation
Hotel Sponsor Hilton Garden Inn and Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront
Merlot Sponsor
Mickey and Dave Jester
Pinot Noir Sponsors Eastern Virginia Medical School
Wendy and Bob Howard
Virginia Rountree
Live Lot Sponsors
Francois and Patrick Duffeler
Mickey and Dave Jester
Mary and RJ Nutter
Loretta and Tom Rich
Dianne and Tom Johnston
Paige and Joe Takach
Janice and Bob Wells
Sharon and Gene Ross