Live Auction Rules: Prospective bidders are advised to attend the auction, however proxy bidding is available for absentee bidders. All bidders are required to provide credit card information prior to the event in order to bid.
You will have the opportunity to indicate your preferred payment method for winning bids (pre-registered credit card on file or payment by invoice), during the registration process. Winning bidders who select payment by pre-registered credit card will be billed the week following the event. Winning bidders who select payment by invoice option will be invoiced following the event. Payment for all purchases must be made in US Dollars by check, wire transfer, Visa, MasterCard or American Express upon receipt of invoice.
All sales are final. There are no refunds. Wine will be shipped from the participating winery donor to the winning bidder on a mutually agreeable date, upon confirmation of payment. Wine-only collector’s lots will be consolidated and shipped to the winning bidder on a mutually agreeable date, upon confirmation of payment.
Please note that you must be 21 years of age or older to purchase tickets and attend Sonoma County Wine Auction events.
About Sonoma County Vintners Foundation
The Sonoma County Vintners Foundation provides support to our local community through philanthropy and charitable giving. Fundraising efforts have a direct impact in the areas of education, health and human services, the environment and arts and culture. The signature fundraising event, Sonoma County Wine Auction has been recognized as one of Wine Spectator’s Top Charity Wine Auctions in the United States and has raised over $37 million to date. Learn more at sonomawine.com/foundation.