2022 Pre-Parties

This series of events leads up to the annual Fine Wine and Celebrity Chef Experience.

Big Bottle Party – January 20, 2022


Bottle Display at 2021 Big Bottle Party

The Big Bottle Party kicks off the celebration season with a party to collect large format bottle donations for the Gala’s “Big Bottle Alley” section, one of the most popular and lucrative silent auction features.

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Chef Announcement Party


Gerard Thomson, Eric Dreyer, Richard Chamberlain, Kent Rathbun

Behold the talent and soul of Côtes du Coeur as Lead Celebrity Chef Richard Chamberlain announces the participating celebrity chefs  who will be featured at the Gala and unveils the menu/featured wine parings  through a multi-media campaign.

Auction Preview Party


Silent Auction at Côtes du Coeur

Exclusive first look at the fabulous live and silent auction packages that are featured in the Côtes du Coeur auction through this special multi-media campaign. Highlighting our one-of-a-kind items and experiences including the “Big Bottle” section and the “Top Lots to Watch” from our wine experts.

Grand Tasting – April 29, 2022


Palmaz Vineyards

The night before the gala, this exclusive event for VIP patrons provides an intimate opportunity to meet and converse with premier vintners from around the country while tasting their select reserve wines. The Grand Tasting is a night of unlimited opportunity.

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