The 36th Annual
Classic Wines Auction
A note from Executive Director Heather Martin:
"Thank you to all of the generous sponsors, donors, wine ambassadors, chefs, and volunteers who participated in the 2020 Classic Wines Auction. We have received positive feedback about enhancements made to the format of this year's event and we are grateful that guests continue to stand up to support the community in such a significant way. In light of unprecedented challenges beyond our control, we were pleased that we were able to proceed with all events with both good attendance and engaged audiences, resulting in more than $2.3 million raised! With your help, we are having a collective impact on key social issues in our community and changing the lives of over 50,000 children and families this year."
ABOUT CLASSIC WINES AUCTION
Classic Wines Auction is one of the longest-running charity wine auctions in the U.S., ranking in the Top 10 of U.S. Charity Wine Auctions by Wine Spectator Magazine. Since the organization’s inception in 1982, Classic Wines Auction has raised more than $50 million for local nonprofits and benefited more than one million individuals in the community.
Auction guests enjoy a gourmet array of food prepared by acclaimed Portland chefs, including a multi-course dinner paired with wines from specially selected Honorary Wine Ambassadors from around the globe. During the reception, guests peruse a multitude of unique auction items while sipping the finest wines and enjoying tasting stations presented by local chefs. The Auction itself is an action-packed, energetic extravaganza, providing the opportunity to bid on lavish live auction items ranging from exotic vacations to exceptional wine packages.