MERRY EDWARDS, 49ERS FOUNDATION / YORK FAMILY, CHARLIE PALMER, PURE LUXURY, RONNIE LOTT
The perfect auction lot for wine and football lovers! Get your paddles ready for this fantastic package that includes a VIP Monday Night Football experience at the 49ers Levi’s® Stadium and a VIP visit to Merry Edwards Winery in Russian River Valley.
Celebrate Merry Edwards’ incredible career with her Hall of Fame and James Beard Connections! On November 11 grab your seven closest friends and get ready to experience an NFL game like never before. Join Culinary Institute of America’s Vintner Hall of Fame inductee and “Outstanding Wine, Beer or Spirits Professional” by the James Beard Foundation – Merry Edwards along with Culinary Institute of America’s Hall of Fame inductee – Charlie Palmer for a sneak peek with a visit to the ESPN set for a meet and greet with 49ers legend Steve Young.
Following your ESPN visit, enjoy a pre-game tailgate party hosted by James Beard Award Winner, Chef Michael Mina. Then you’ll stroll to your Levi’s® Stadium Owner’s Hospitality Suite to enjoy pregame Suite accouterments. When the 49ers take the field against arch-rival Seattle Seahawks, you’ll have passes available for a field-level visit pregame. Some special alumni guests will visit the suite throughout the night. To top off your Hall of Fame collection, Merry Edwards and 49ers alumni have signed four 3-Liter bottles of Merry Edwards exquisite Pinot Noirs.
Your trip isn’t over yet! On November 12, you’ll be whisked away by Pure Luxury Transportation to Forestville to the Merry Edwards Winery in Russian River Valley, where four couples will be welcomed at the Maefield Guesthouse, nestled in their iconic Sauvignon Blanc vineyard. End the day with a gourmet dinner with Merry and her husband Ken Coopersmith, hosted by Chef Charlie Palmer. After arriving in style by Pure Luxury Transportation, you’ll enjoy dinner in the private wine room of Dry Creek Kitchen, where a custom menu prepared by Executive Chef Scott Romano, will be paired with a selection of wines from Merry’s personal library. On November 14, you’ll enjoy a private vineyard tour and tasting with Winemaker Heidi von der Mehden – an opportunity never before offered to winery visitors. Retreat to the guesthouse to be joined by Merry, Ken and Heidi for lunch catered by Chef Mike Mullins of Soco Supper Club.
BUT WAIT, there’s more! Choose a Friday night to spend with four-time Super Bowl champion and Hall of Famer, Ronnie Lott for dinner in his suite at Levi’s® Stadium with Merry and Ken.
Auction lot dates are confirmed for November 10-15, 2019. Transportation to Santa Clara is not included. Ronnie Lott dinner date to be mutually agreed upon.
Lot 12 Details
4 BOTTLE COLLECTION:
2014 Merry Edwards Georganne Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, SIGNED, 1 3-LITER
2014 Merry Edwards Olivet Lane Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, SIGNED, 1 3-LITER
2014 Merry Edwards Klopp Ranch Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, SIGNED, 1 3-LITER
2014 Merry Edwards Meredith Estate Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, SIGNED, 1 3-LITER
Travel & Lodging
2 night stay for 4 couples at the Santa Clara Marriott nearby Levi’s Stadium (November 10-12, 2019)
3 night stay for 4 couples at the Merry Edwards Maefield Guesthouse (November 12-15, 2019)
Transportation from Santa Clara to Forestville
Pregame tailgate party hosted by Michael Mina
Dinner for 8 with Merry and Ken hosted by Charlie Palmer and Scott Romano of Dry Creek Kitchen
Lunch catered by Chef Mike Mullins
8 tickets to Owner’s Hospitality Suite for 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks (November 11, 2019)
ESPN set visit to meet NFL Hall of Famer, Steve Young
Private vineyard tour & tasting with Winemaker Heidi von der Mehden
Bottles signed by 2019 Sonoma County Wine Auction Vintner Honoree, Merry Edwards and 49ers Alumni / Hall of Fame members Jerry Rice and Ronnie Lott
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