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2019 Pre-Parties

This series of events leads up to the annual fine wine auction and celebrity chef dinner.

Big Bottle Party – January 24, 2019

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The Big Bottle party kicks off the pre-party series in order to collect large format bottle donations for the “Big Bottle Alley” section of the silent auction at the Côtes du Coeur gala. This is one of our largest grossing silent auction sections at the event.


Chef Announcement Party – March 03, 2019

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The mouthwatering Chef Announcement is a fun night for all, when the AHA team and Chef Chamberlain have the honor of introducing the newest team of celebrity chefs for the upcoming gala. The chefs attend along with our top level sponsors and patrons.


Catalog Preview Party – April 04, 2019

This party focuses on previewing the auction catalog and packages. Wine Chair Steve Ellis guides top level sponsors and donors through the highlights and “auction lots to watch.”

Grand Tasting – May 03, 2019

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Perhaps the most anticipated pre-party, featured wineries pour a select reserve of their wine for our top level patrons and sponsors. This is an intimate evening offering the opportunity to speak one-on-one with winery vintners and other guests.