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Project Zin Silent Auction

The Project Zin Silent Auction is now live from our website. Obtain rare, once-in-a-lifetime wine and dining packages sponsored by the industry’s elite!

Guests may bid online or via text - from home or at the event!

The The Project Zin Silent Auction will end on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 9pm PST.


Open bidding instructions Current Bids

Silent Auction Instructions


Please note: in order to bid, you MUST register your name, cell phone number and a valid credit card number with our silent auction bidding partner, Accelevents.

Initial bids can be made from your computer OR just place your initial bid via text message (i.e. "ABC300")


Bidding from your computer

  1. Click on the lot you would like to bid on and you will be taken directly to our Accelevents bidding page.
  2. You will see the current bid up top.
  3. In order to bid, you MUST enter your name, cell phone and a valid credit card. You will only have to do this once and your information is stored for all items in this auction.
  4. Enter your bid. If your bid is confirmed (see note below), you will be alerted via text message.  If you are outbid you will also be alerted via text message. 
  5. If you win, you will be asked to confirm your payment via text message when the Silent Auction is over on August, 18th at 9pm PST.  Please be sure to check your cell phone at this time. You will have one hour to complete your transaction. If you do not complete your transaction, we will move on to the next highest bidder.

NOTE: Your bid is NOT confirmed until your name, cell phone and credit card have been accepted and you have a received a text message confirming your bid. During this time you may be outbid.   If you receive an error message, please try again.


Bidding from your cell phone

  1. Text your bid to: (812) 308-9071 with the item’s three letter ID and bid amount. For example texting "ABC300" will place a bid of $300 on the item with the ID of ABC.
  2. If your bid is below the current bid you will receive a text that will suggest a higher bid.
  3. If your bid is accepted (see note below), you will be alerted via text message.
  4. If you are a first time bidder you will be given a link to a Accelevents account sign-up page where you will need to enter your name, cell phone and credit card information. You must click on this link (some users will have to DOUBLE click on this link) to be directed to the Accelevents account sign-up page. IF YOU DO NOT ENTER THIS INFORMATION YOUR BID IS NOT CONFIRMED! You will only have to do this once and your information is stored for all items in this auction. 
  5. For an item’s current bid, text the Bid ID. For example text "ABC" and you will receive the current bid amount.
  6. If you win, you will be asked to confirm your payment via text message when the Silent Auction is over on August, 18th at 9pm PST.  Please be sure to check your cell phone at this time. You will have one hour to complete your transaction. If you do not complete your transaction, we will move on to the next highest bidder.

NOTE: Even if your bid is accepted it is NOT confirmed until your name, cell phone and credit card have been accepted and you have a received a text message confirming your bid. During this time you may be outbid.   If you receive an error message, please try again.


3-Night Stay at The Four Seasons Resort Maui

BID ID
FSM

For 1 Couple

Donor: The Four Seasons Resort Maui


This fantastic lot includes a 3-night stay in an Ocean View room for two guests.

See and be seen - or find a hideaway-style sanctuary - along the golden crescent of Wailea Beach. Inhale the fragrance of plumeria as you dip into our adults-only infinity pool. Or set out to explore the island; we'll customize each step of your journey, then welcome you back to unwind in the...

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Value: $3,637 | Min Bid: $3,000

Blackout dates may apply. Valid through August 18, 2019

3-Night Stay at The Four Seasons LA, Spa Treatments and Dinner at Spoonfed Restaurant

BID ID
FSL

For 1 Couple

Donor: The Four Seasons LA and Spoonfed Restaurant


This fantastic lot includes a 3-night stay in a California Suite for two guests, massages in the hotel's spa as well as dinner for two at Spoonfed Restaurant.

Located midway between downtown Los Angeles and the Pacific Ocean, The Four Seasons LA is both a glamorous destination for shopping and dining, and a quiet residential enclave favored by Hollywood's...

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Value: $4,440 | Min Bid: $4,000

Blackout dates may apply. Valid through August 18, 2019.

3-Night Stay at the Mauritson Family Northstar Home on the slopes in Lake Tahoe with Clay and Carrie Mauritson

BID ID
MAU

For 2 Couples

Donor: Clay & Carrie Mauritson


Winning bidder and their lucky guests will enjoy a 3-night stay at the Mauritson Family home. Clay will be your personal sommelier and provide special Mauritson wines including their single vineyard Rockpile wines, library wines and some wines from Clay and Carrie’s personal cellar. Clay and Carrie will also make you feel at home with their homemade breakfast...

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Value: $4,000 | Min Bid: $3,500

Based on availability of the house and the Mauritsons’ schedule. Stay must take place by August 31, 2019.

2-Night Stay at the Archer Hotel Napa Plus Winery Visits and Dinner at Charlie Palmer Steak Napa

BID ID
NAP

For 1 Couple

Donor: Archer Hotel Napa, Charlie Palmer Group, Robert Biale Vineyards, Darioush, Italics and Reynolds Family Winery


Winning bidder and their lucky guest will enjoy two nights at the Archer Hotel Napa in a Classic King Guest Room. The Classic King Guest Room is the ideal Napa hideaway with luxurious five-star bedding and an Austrian-crystal-studded headboard set against a wood-grain alcove. Both the entry and bathroom feature natural wood plank porcelain tile with plush carpet...

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Value: $1,300 | Min Bid: $1,100

Hooray Ranch Waterfowl & Upland Preserve Hunting Experience

BID ID
HOO

For 5 couples

Donor: Hooray Ranch


You and your lucky guests will enjoy a 3-night, 2-day Waterfowl & Upland Preserve Pheasant Hunting Experience at Hooray Ranch.

This amazing experience includes all-inclusive accommodations, meals, drinks, airport transfers, ground transportation, guide services, bird processing and packaging.

Hooray Ranch is North America's most luxurious Hunting...

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Value: $26,200 | Min Bid: $8,000

Waterfowl season is from late October thru the end of January. Blackout dates may apply. Does not include Hunting Licenses or staff gratuities. Expires January 28, 2020.

Oregon Hunting Adventure for 4 with Chef Scott Romano and Clay Mauritson

BID ID
ORE

Donor: Thom Mauritson


Dive into a 4-night/3-day hunting excursion with Chef Scott Romano and Clay Mauritson to the pioneer town of Mitchell, Oregon, one of the gateway towns to Oregon's famed Painted Hills National Monument. Hunting and food and wine enthusiasts will get a taste of it all: mule deer hunting, wines from Clay & Carrie Mauritson's private cellar...

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Value: Priceless | Min Bid: $5,000

Transportation is not Included, Processing of game is not included, All hunters must be licensed. Winner responsible for cost of License and Land Owner Preference (LOP) tags.

2-Night Glamping Experience at Under Canvas Mount Rushmore

BID ID
UCV

For 1 Couple

Donor: Under Canvas


This fantastic lot includes a 2-night stay for 2 guests in a Deluxe tent.

Take a vacation you’ll always remember! Unwind in style and be among the first to experience an unforgettable adventure while glamping in Keystone, South Dakota. Tucked away on the outskirts of an original gold mining settlement, Under Canvas® provides an incredible landscape with...

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Value: $500 | Min Bid: $500

Based upon availability and blackout dates may apply.

2-Night Stay at SpringHill Suites, Jackson Hole, Wyoming

BID ID
WYO

For 1 Couple

Donor: Yarrow Group


Offered by the Yarrow Group, a 2-night stay at the new SpringHill Suites in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The 2-night Winter visit includes complimentary breakfast, complimentary WiFi and complimentary ski shuttle to Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.

Value: $500 | Min Bid: $400

Available redemption dates November 1, 2018 - April 30, 2019, with blackout dates of December 24, 2018 - January 1, 2019

Once Bitten Cookies & Comstock Wines Chardonnay Class

BID ID
COM

For up to 15 Guests

Donor: Amy Hunsberger, Comstock Wines


Learn from local master baker and decorator to make unparalleled cookie creations. On a mutually agreeable date, join master decorator Amy Hunsberger for an afternoon of cookie decorating, Comstock Wines, and light bites in the beautiful Tertulia Estate at Amber Ridge. The large kitchen with farmhouse table is the perfect setting...

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Value: $1,500 | Min Bid: $750

Mutually agreed upon dates. Valid through August 31, 2019.

A Day on The San Francisco Bay

BID ID
SFB

For up to 4 Guests

Donor: Phil & Debra Stolp


The lucky winner and 3 guests will enjoy a "Day on the San Francisco Bay!"

Sail the San Francisco Bay on the beautifully appointed 40-foot Passport sailboat, Cool Change. This offer includes a day of sailing the bay, gourmet lunch and wines from Project Zin for four guests. Your captain, Phil Stolp and his wife Debra will sail...

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Value: $1,800 | Min Bid: $700

Based on availability of Phil and Debra Stolp. Blackout dates: June-August.

Dinner with Shelly Rafanelli and Craig Fehlman at Mayacama Golf Club

BID ID
RAM

For 4 Guests

Donor: Shelly Rafanelli and Craig Fehlman


Join Shelly Rafanelli, the winemaker, and her husband Craig, Director of Vineyard Operations, for an intimate dinner at the beautiful Mayacama Golf Club. Enjoy tasting some library wines accompanied by the chef's delicious creations. Shelly will select some of her favorite vintages from her private cellar and share...

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Value: $700 (Priceless) | Min Bid: $600

Dates to be mutually agreed upon in advance.

Four (4) 2-Day-Tickets to Passport to Dry Creek Valley by Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley Plus a Project Zin "Surprise" Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel 4-Pack

BID ID
PAS

4 Bottle Package (750ML) For up to 4 Guests

Donor: Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley, Clay & Carrie Mauritson


A first class ticket for you and three friends to explore the beautiful Dry Creek Valley wine growing region of Sonoma County. Passport to Dry Creek Valley®, the premiere wine event of its kind, offers an exclusive opportunity to discover over 45 wineries during one unforgettable weekend, April 27 - 28, 2019. With unique tasting experience and themes at every...

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Value: $740 | Min Bid: $400

Contact Debbie at debbie@wdcv.com or by calling 707-433-3031 by December 1, 2018 to redeem your tickets. Tickets are non-transferable.