36th Detroit International Wine Auction
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Downtown Boxing Gym
6445 E. Vernor Hwy
Event Chairs: Danialle and Peter Karmanos, Jr.
Featured Vintner: Bodega Torres, Marta Delfa – Brand Ambassador and Educator
The Detroit International Wine Auction (DIWA), which raised $3.4 million in 2016, ranks as one of the top charitable wine auctions in the United States, and is number one in the Midwest. Metropolitan Detroit businesses as well as wineries from around the world contribute to the auction as sponsors, auction lot donors and auction participants. Proceeds from the event support undergraduate CCS student scholarships and free art programs for Detroit youth. Fine Wine and art enthusiasts as well as local philanthropists.
Vintner’s Private Reception
The Vintner’s Private Reception for Patron level ticket holders/sponsors and above features the best wines and hors d’oeuvres and the opportunity for guests to meet the Featured Vintner and hear him/her describe some of his/her favorite wines in a more intimate, relaxed setting and bid on silent auction items.
Silent Auction Reception
Guests enjoy hors d’oeuvres and wine while bidding on wine packages and CCS Alumni art.
Gala Dinner and Live Auction
The Live Auction features fabulous wine, exclusive travel packages, unique experiences and original works of art. The dinner features 5-courses paired with wines selected by the Featured Vintner. (Black Tie optional)
The evening continues as guests enjoy light bites and other late night snacks.