Sneak Peek: First Press Arizona Wine Auction

Wine auctions are even more fun when you've had some wine.
Wine auctions are even more fun when you've had some wine.

For $250 a person, you're probably wondering what is in store at the First Press Wine Auction on February 16 at the Montelucia Resort. If the 5-course dinner and paired wines sound predictable you should know that you'll also get to preview distinctive wines and live auction lots and silent auction items will be open for bidding. Thirty wineries will be hosting tables, so the wine should be amazing.

Funds raised will benefit Friends of Public Radio Arizona and KJZZ's Youth Media Center. Here's a preview of some of the auction items.

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Major Auction Items:

Trip for Four to the BR Cohn Fall Music Festival & Wine Tasting

This Festival takes place in BR Cohn's Winery backyard and is a unique and memorable wine country and musical experience. The legendary Doobie Brother annually headline this festival which includes their guest such as Sammy Hagar, Jim Messina, Little Feat, Leon Russell, Cheap Trick, Grand Funk Railroad, The Turtles, Lover Boy, Eddie Money, and Dave Mason.

The Festival Package includes four tickets to the BR Cohn Charity Auction Dinner, four VIP Tickets to the BR Cohn Fall Music Festival, four tickets to the BR Cohn Celebrity Golf Classic, and a private tour and tasting. Festival is September 20 - 23, 2013.

Seven Nights in Tuscany

Nestled in the hilltop in Chianti only 16 miles south of Florence - Il Borgo is the ideal location from which to explore the beautiful heart of Italy. Enjoy seven nights in a case, featuring one bedroom, living room, kitchen, and terrace for you and a guest.

Wine Dinner at Flemings Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

Enjoy fine dining with nine of your closest friends at Flemings Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar.

You can purchase tickets on the First Press website or by calling the First Press Event Line: 480.774.VINO (8466).

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4949 E. Lincoln Drive
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253


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