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Less Is More: Embrace That Minibike Life!

LIVE AUCTION #11 Ciao, Bella! Get ready to welcome fine Italian craftsmanship to your life and revolutionize your relationship with the road! From Vespa, known the world over for its darling motor scooters, comes a 2004 Model ET 4 with less than 300 miles of use! Feel like a principessa on your own Roman [...]


Big Island Luxury Escape for 2 Couples, 7 Nights, Plus Golf!

LIVE AUCTION #10 Welcome to Paradise!!! Hale Aumakua is a luxury, 4-bedroom, private home located in the exclusive, gated community of Champion Ridge at the Mauna Lani Resort on the Big Island of Hawaii. This is the perfect week-long escape for 2 couples looking for a lovely, relaxing Hawaiian paradise with access to world [...]


The Loft of Bend Membership and Filled Wine Locker

LIVE AUCTION #9 The Loft of Bend Membership and Filled Wine Locker The Loft of Bend is a private social club located in the heart of downtown Bend, Oregon. Founded in 2008, The Loft offers memberships for individuals, couples, and corporations which provides a unique and exclusive space to host meetings and to gather [...]


Collectable Guitar, signed by Paul McCartney

LIVE AUCTION #4 The Beatles. Paul McCartney. You may have heard of them. Raise your paddle high for this amazing guitar and you could own a piece of them! Arguably one of the best songwriters of our time, Sir Paul McCartney signed this Fender Stratocaster in 2011 while playing an On The Run concert [...]


Grand Cru Dinner Menu | Thoughtfully Prepared by Chef Darrell Henrichs of 10Below

First course – Soup Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho with Marigold Wine pairing: Mauritson Wines Sauvignon Blanc 2016   Second course – Appetizer salad Summer farm greens with northwest Bartlett pear, Rouge blue cheese, candied walnut and blood orange vinaigrette Wine pairing: Davis Bynum Jane’s Vineyard Clone 23 Pinot Noir 2014   Third Course – Social plate [...]


Victorian Café featuring Chef OJ Robinson with Limerick Lane & Mauritson Family Wines

MENU Reception - Passed Hors d’ Oeuvres Oregon Coast Oysters Ginger-Pear Mignonette Wine: Limerick Lane Rose Sonoma 2017 Gruyere Cheese Galette Grilled Asparagus, Fresh Thyme Béchamel Wine: Mauritson Rose Rock Pile Sonoma 2017 First Course Prosciutto Wrapped Oregon Sea Scallop Micro Green Salad, Preserved Lemon Vinaigrette, Shaved Radish Wine: Mauritson Savion Blanc Second Course Carleton [...]


Five Winemaker Dinners! How will you decide on just one?

Since its inception in 2013, Cork & Barrel festivities have been inaugurated with Winemaker Dinners held at various locations throughout Central Oregon. Last year, we had four spectacular dinners with unique menus and dynamite chef and winemaker duos. But this year, we couldn’t decide on just four. Yep, that’s right! This year, you have the [...]


Meet Our Auctioneer!

At KIDS Center, we do our best to present a magnificent, top-of-the-line live auction at our Grand Cru fundraising gala each summer. The energy in the tent is contagious and it’s exhilarating to watch when each bid number is raised high because we know that together we are making a difference in the lives of [...]