2022 Auction Lots

Below is a listing of the amazing 2022
Naples Winter Wine Festival auction lots

Flexjet Raffle 2022

2 – 6 Liter 2017 Silver Oak Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, signed by David R. Duncan and etched with the Naples Winter Wine Festival logo
2 – 3 Liter 2017 Silver Oak Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, signed by David R. Duncan
6 – 1.5 Liter 2017 Silver Oak Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, signed by David R. Duncan

A private dinner and acoustic performance by Academy of Country Music Award-winning singer-songwriters Kelsea Ballerini and Morgan Evans for two (2) couples and up to forty (40) of their friends at Silver Oak Winery in Alexander Valley, California or in Naples, Florida

Private farm-to-table dinner to be prepared by Silver Oak Winery chef Dominic Orsini
Personally curated selection of wines served during the dinner from the Duncan family including a rare 6 Liter 2006 Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and an assortment from Twomey, Timeless Napa Valley and OVID. Napa Valley

Alexander Valley, California:
Roundtrip, Business Class Airfare from Naples, Florida to San Francisco, California for two (2) couples, if the dinner is at Silver Oak Winery
Two (2) nights’ accommodations in Forest King Rooms at Montage Healdsburg for two (2) couples
 

Polish your belt buckle, don your best boots and get that Stetson blocked: It’s time for a private serenade by leading country artists, accompanied by the finest in California Cabernet.

With a passion for Cabernet and country music, Silver Oak Proprietor David R. Duncan is proud to present his fourth Naples lot featuring wine and song. In past years, winning bidders have enjoyed intimate dinners to the melodies of Clint Black, Darius Rucker and Chuck Leavell. This year, the winning bidders will enjoy an incomparable evening in the company of husband and wife, singer-songwriters Kelsea Ballerini and Morgan Evans.

Kelsea Ballerini, a Knoxville native, wrote her first song at age 12 and later released her first two albums in 2014 and 2017, accounting for seven charted tunes on the Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay charts, with four No. 1 singles. She has won a CMT Music Award and two Academy of Country Music Awards.

Born in Newcastle in New South Wales, Morgan Evans began performing at the age of 13. He started his career playing guitar and singing lead vocals in a local rock band. He supported Taylor Swift and Thirsty Merc on their Australian tours before permanently relocating to Nashville. His second studio album, Things That We Drink To, won the ARIA Award for “Best Country Album.”

The winning couples will make memories to last a lifetime with up to 40 of their friends as they feast on the delicious meal prepared by Silver Oak Winery chef Dominic Orsini and made with fresh, local ingredients accompanied by the acoustic performance of these two award-winning musicians.

“We are both so stoked to be involved with such a great cause, great wine and what will no doubt be a great time in one of our favorite places in the world! See you soon!”
—Kelsea Ballerini and Morgan Evans

The couples have a choice to enjoy this dinner and performance in either Alexander Valley, California at the Silver Oak Winery or in their home in Naples. If the winning bidders select to travel for a weekend retreat to Healdsburg, they will enjoy Roundtrip, Business Class Airfare and two night’s accommodations in Forest King Rooms at the beautiful Montage Healdsburg.

Silver Oak has been family-owned for nearly 50 years and produces Cabernets aged exclusively in American oak. They offer exceptional, food-friendly wines that are both drinkable upon release and worthy of cellaring for decades to come. Ray Duncan founded Silver Oak with Justin Meyer in 1972, and it’s now owned and operated by Ray’s sons, David and Tim, with a commitment to innovative and sustainable viticulture practices across its vineyard properties, winemaking facilities, tasting rooms and cooperage. In addition to acquiring OVID. Napa Valley in 2017, the Duncan family also founded Twomey Cellars in 1999 and Timeless Napa Valley in 2020.

Along with his wife Kary, David will work with Chef Orsini to select optimum wine pairings from the family of Silver Oak for the meal. These wines from Twomey, Timeless Napa Valley and OVID. Napa Valley will be served throughout the evening, which will culminate with a 6 Liter of 2006 Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon at the peak of ripeness and perfection.

For the personal cellars of the winning couples, 1.5 Liter, 3 Liter and 6 Liter bottles of 2017 Silver Oak Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon will be sent to accompany special occasions for decades to come.

Bid high for the best in Cabernet and country!

Insider's Info

Dinner to be held at either Silver Oak Wineryin Alexander Valley, California or in Naples, Florida and is to be scheduled for a mutually agreeable date prior to September 30, 2022. If the winning couples choose to have the event at Silver Oak Winery, Roundtrip, Business Class Airfare is included for two (2) couples from a major city in the contiguous United States. Two (2) nights’ accommodations in Forest King rooms at Montage Healdsburg for two (2) couples is as a gift certificate for the winning bidder and must be redeemed by September 30, 2022. Gift certificate must be presented to the hotel at the time of check-in and dates will not be extended past the redemption date. The winning bidders can invite up to forty (40) of their friends but travel and hotel is only included for two (2) couples. All other attendees are responsible for their own airfare and hotel accommodations.

Donor

Kary & David Duncan of Silver Oak and Twomey, Kelsea Ballerini & Morgan Evans and Montage Healdsburg

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