Auction Tip #11, Plan Your Travel Groups!


Hello, Wine Lovers!

This week we are sharing a few of our travel lots; one in the tropics, one in the mountains, and one under the Tuscan sun. Keep in mind, these three do not complete our entire live lot category, just a little taste! It is important to get these lots online to view so you can start planning your travel groups! Knowing what lots we have and the details allow for you and your travel groups to create your bidding strategy and clear your calendars! Many of the Live Auction Lot experiences are for groups of 4, 6, 8, or 10. This means bring your friends. We highly encourage planning parties. Grab your favorite travel buddies, a few bottles of wine, and choose your group lots.

A Tropical Retreat...
Turk-quoise & Caicos
This lot benefits: Habitat for Humanity of Walton County

From its envious position on the tip of Ocean Point to its panoramic, 360-degree view, Villa Seacliff offers one of the best seascapes of Providenciales. What better way to enjoy a luxurious vacation than in a turquoise water paradise?

When you first walk onto the property at Villa Seacliff, you are greeted by a wide array of vibrant island flowers and palm trees. This sense of tropical beauty continues as the gentle island breezes guide you into the home. The atmosphere at Villa Seacliff is an easy tropical elegance, with fossil-filled coral stone covering the walls, authentic island artwork, natural stone bathrooms and fantastic furniture. A fully stocked gourmet kitchen allows you to indulge your culinary fantasies while spacious bedrooms allow ample living space.

This lot includes:
7 Night Stay in Villa Seacliff on the top of Ocean Point in Turks & Caicos for 10.

A Wine Lovers Escape...
Under the Tuscan Sun
This lot benefits: Emerald Coast Autism Center

Ciao Bella! Wine lovers will find much to appreciate at Villa Montepulciano. Located on an estate that still produces boutique wines and olive oils, the villa offers guests the chance to taste wines grown just outside.

This lot includes:
7 Night Stay for 5 Couples in “Villa Montepulciano ”, a 5 bedroom, 5 En Suite Bath Private Home in Tuscany. “Villa Montepulciano”, built in the 1850s, was recently restored in a way that respects its rustic past but provides modern comfort.  The villa has 5 bedrooms and 5 en suite bathrooms with panoramic views of the countryside The Villa includes a private pool, outdoor dining area, and BBQ.

Private Chef Dinner in the Villa for 10
Private Wine Tasting for 10 in the Villa with Vineyard Tour
Full Day Private Tour of two Local Wineries and Lunch for 10
Walking tour of Montepulciano for 10
Dinner in the Villa on the final night for 10



Keep it Local!
Triple Creek Ranch, a Montana Hideaway For 4

Triple Creek's Montana luxury ranch resort accommodations feature a fine selection of private log luxury ranch cabins and splendid ranch homes with easy access to the well-appointed and comfortable lodge.  Here, adult travelers enjoy a truly romantic setting with incomparable scenery, a wide variety of native wildlife, an almost endless menu of all-inclusive outdoor activities and the option of adding in some of the finest off-ranch Western adventures in the continental United States.

Get ready for a wonderful retreat from the every day and truly relax in world-class accommodations, dine on the freshest contemporary cuisine and sample the world’s finest wines while the caring staff pampers and cares for you and your every desire.

This lot includes:
7 nights in a luxury cabin at Triple Creek Ranch for 2 couples
All inclusive meals and beverages
Complimentary activities to include: horseback riding, sapphire panning, tennis, heated swimming pool, fly fishing, nature tours, fitness facility, archery, fly casting clinics, and special events.

Can you picture yourself on any of these retreats... the answer is yes.

Stay posted with our live lots page on our website and check out what other trips up for bid this year!


Michaela Mayo

Posted on Thursday, March 3, 2016

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