Portfolio Naples December 2018 - Page 16

NWWF NAPLES WINTER WINE FESTIVAL UNVEILS SCORES OF LAVISH AUCTION LOTS FOR 2019 T HIS YEAR ’ S AUCTION LOT ITEMS INCLUDE ACCESS TO THE 2020 O LYMPICS , RED CARPET ACCESS TO THE T RIBECA F ILM F ESTIVAL , A 12- DAY S OUTH A FRICAN SAFARI AND MORE . Imagine attending the opening ceremonies of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, gaining access to some of the most exclusive red carpet events, spending time at luxurious properties in the most sought-after places or having the chance to sip and enjoy rare wines from vineyards around the world. These experiences and more will be up for auction at the 19th annual Naples Winter Wine Festival, scheduled for January 25-27, 2019 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples. Bidders under the tent at the Naples Winter Wine Festival will have the opportunity to ex- perience once-in-a-lifetime trips for truffle hunting in Italy, a South African safari in Kruger National Park and an exploration of the world’s most historic sites by private jet. Among these jaw-dropping auction lots are global and stateside trips to prominent wine-making re- gions including Opus One in Napa Valley and Ceretto in the Piedmont region of Italy. “Every year, our generous partners and longtime supporters provide our auction lot bid- ders with never before seen items and experiences,” said Tom Koehn, 2019 NWWF Co- Chair. “We always look to provide our bidders with the best of the best across the board and around the world - we are blown away by the lots secured for this year’s live auction.” 14 PORTFOLIO MAGAZINE