The Grand Auction – November 11, 2017

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 9 – Vintner of the Year Dinner

Friday, November 10 – Trade Only Tasting

Friday, November 10 – Honored Vintners and Chefs Reception

Saturday, November 11 – 27th Annual Grand Auction – Noon

Sunday, November 12 -  Celebration Lunch

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 of Eleanor and Bob Stanton’s home overlooking the Lynnhaven River and Bayville Golf Club in Virginia Beach. We hope to see you there.

Auctioneer Ursula Hermacinski will lead the Grand Auction this year!

Sponsorship and Ticket Information

Register Your Table Here!

Register Your Credit Card Here!

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

Ramada Inn Virginia Beach Oceanfront

For more information, contact Jennie Capps at or call 757.200.9463.
To purchase individual tickets, call 757.200.9463
To register your table, click here.

Participating Wineries

  • Aratas Wine
  • Adobe Road Winery
  • Ankida Ridge Vineyards
  • Araujo Estate Wines
  • Arietta
  • Arkenstone
  • AuburnJames Winery
  • A – 16
  • B Cellars
  • Baldacci Vineyards
  • Barboursville Vineyards
  • BOND Estates
  • VGS Chateau Potelle
  • Colgin Cellars
  • Continuum Estates
  • DANA Estates
  • Darioush Winery
  • Demuth Wine
  • Donelan Family Vineyard
  • Entre Nous
  • Frost Wines
  • Futo Wines
  • Grace Family Vineyard
  • Harlan Estates
  • Kapcsandy Family Winery
  • Kosta Browne Winery
  • Linne Calodo
  • Mahana Wines
  • Mayacamas Vineyards
  • Melka Wines
  • Moss Vineyards
  • Petrus
  • Porter Wines
  • Red Mare Wines
  • Robert Foley Vineyards
  • Screaming Eagle
  • Shadowbox
  • Tierra Roja Vineyard
  • Trespass Vineyard and Winery
  • Veritas Winery
  • Williamsburg Winery

Participating Restaurants

  • Ruth’s Chris Steak House
  • Todd Jurich’s Bistro
  • Press 626 Wine Bar
  • Cafe Provencal
  • Atlantic Shores Retirement Community
  • Eurasia Cafe
  • Zoe’s Restaurant
  • Terrapin Restaurant
  • Bella Monte Enoteca
  • Harper’s Table
  • Catering by Farm Fresh

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: Farm Fresh


Priority Auto Group

Additional Sponsors
Venue Sponsor Eleanor and Bob Stanton
Winery Sponsor The Williamsburg Winery
Automobile Sponsors Checkered Flag
Charles Barker Automotive
Bayside Harley-DavidsonPriority Auto Group
Paddle Sponsor  TowneBank Monarch Bank
Stemware Sponsor
The Franklin Johnston Group
Corkscrew Sponsor Atlantic Shores Retirement Community
Vintner of the Year Sponsor Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust
Table Wine Sponsor PRA Group
Public Relations Sponsor
The Meridian Group
Special Facilities Sponsor
Troutman Sanders
 Wine Tumbler Sponsor  Kaufman & Canoles, P.C.
 Ball Cap Sponsor  Harbor’s Edge Retirement Community
Printing Sponsor CentricCommunications
Gold Sponsors
Loan Care Servicing and
Cottrell Contracting Corporation
Hotel Sponsor Hilton Garden Inn and Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront
Merlot Sponsor
Mickey and Dave Jester
Pinot Noir Sponsors Alaura and Jonathan Guion/Rick Hendricks Cadillac
Carr Investment Group / Camille & Ryan Harrell
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Wendy and Bob Howard
 Bordeaux Sponsor
Tri-State Utilites
Live Lot Sponsors
Ann and Dick Grace
Francois and Patrick Duffeler
Micky and Dave Jester
Eden Jones
Mary and RJ Nutter
Cindy and Jeff McWaters
Anna and Gordon Parker
Paige and Joe Takach
Janice and Bob Wells
Sharon and Gene Ross