Auction Tip #7, Listen Closely to The Mission Statement

You will have the pleasure of meeting our 14 charities on Friday night at your patron dinners, each with an amazing mission and story. We are inspired every day by the work they do and how they reach youth and families in their time of need.   AMIkids Emerald Coast Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast Children in Crisis Children's Volunteer Continue reading

Published on Friday, March 25, 2016

Auction Tip # 8, Be Prepared for The Lightning Round

For the first time, our live auction will include a selection of flash lots, sold in rapid-fire fashion. The auctioneer will start the bidding high and go down. The first bidder to raise his or her paddle will win the lot. However, if two bidders raise their paddles at the same time, then the bidding will go up. Think of this as a "Buy It Now.& Continue reading

Published on Friday, March 18, 2016

Auction Tip # 9, Check out the live art installations

Thomas Arvid and Justin Gaffrey ,  two exceptionally  talented artists, will have art available at the auction this year. Gaffrey and Arvid will be painting live and both be apart of the live auction!     Justin Gaffrey "Curates for a Cause."   Justin, one of our local artists will create a one of kind piece LIVE Continue reading

Published on Thursday, March 17, 2016

Winning Women Winemakers

Cristiana Mariani-May, President & CO-CEO "The beverage alcohol industry is male-dominated, but it’s changing, and I do what I can to educate and empower women in our business. What’s truly rewarding is while we are helping other women they are also helping us by sharing their experiences, insights, and passion for discovery."  - Cristina Continue reading

Published on Friday, March 11, 2016

Auction Tip #10, Keep An Eye On The Silents

Hello Again, Wine Lovers! We are close to finishing our 2016 brouchure! As more wine and auction items are being received at the DCWAF office, we are confident our patrons will be pleased with this year's lots. As we have been doing for each Thursday Corkboard, here is another valuable tip to maxamize your auction experience.  Auction tip Continue reading

Published on Thursday, March 10, 2016

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 Continue reading

Published on Thursday, March 3, 2016

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