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The 2019 Festivities

Support the High Museum of Art by attending our many exciting wine events.

For questions or more information, please contact Carole Ashworth at 404-733-4543 or carole.ashworth@high.org

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Benefactor Party

The perfect party to salute our beloved Benefactors. This by-invite-only party is in honor of our generous supporters and provides an insider’s view of the 2019 Wine Auction. Enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres paired with palate-pleasing wine varieties as we preview the auction’s most desirable lots. Sign up as a Benefactor today to ensure you don’t miss this exclusive kick-off soiree.

Wednesday
March
20 - 21
Varies by event

Dine Around Dinners

  
Various Restaurants

Snag an exclusive reservation at a variety of renowned Atlanta restaurants. These prix fixe engagements pair choice chefs with revered winemakers to create memorable pairings across a multi-course sitting. Crafty culinarians work alongside brilliant sommeliers to create delightful dinners. Contact a participating restaurant to purchase these VIP tickets.

Restaurant list coming shortly.

Wednesday
March
20
11:30 AM

Ladies Luncheon

Hosts Gina Christman and Angelle Hamilton achieve the perfect score with the annual Ladies Luncheon. The Ladies Lunch brings together top female winemakers and chefs celebrated for culinary perfection. Wine and dine at Atlanta’s most highly acclaimed restaurant and bid on lots infused with items and experiences tailored for you and your girlfriends. Don’t miss this luscious luncheon by the women and for the women.

This event sells out quickly, so you won’t want to miss your chance to grab a seat!

 

Wednesday
March
20
1:00 pm

Gents Lunch

This boys-only gathering hosted by Ben Hill and Elton Potts is celebrating its fourth year of gentlemanly success. Discover wine insights from winemaking masters while dining on unique dishes designed for the proper man.

 

Thursday
March
21
7:00 PM

Winemaker Dinners

  
Various Private Homes

Fine wines. Fine cuisine. Fine homes. The trio meld together when elite vintners and visionary chefs serve a momentous meal in grand Atlanta homes. Hospitable homeowners graciously open their doors,  talented chefs show off their culinary prowess, and visiting winemakers reach deep into their winery reserves. Satisfy your appreciation for the finer things with these enchanting dinners paired to perfection.

Winemaker Dinners typically sell out with Benefactor packages. A limited amount of single tickets may be available, with priority given to current 2019 Benefactors. Call Carole Ashworth at 404-733-4543 or visit our contact page to to be placed on the wait list.

 

Thursday
March
21
7:00 pm

High on the Hog

Join us for the Wine Auction’s inaugural “High on the Hog.” Experience the wine and food lover’s dream with a dozen visiting winemakers, food stations, and more!

Friday
March
22
Varies by event

Tasting Seminars

  
Various Locations

Quench your thirst for knowledge and exceptional wines with these informal forums. Treat your palate to a variety of flavorful wines and savory appetizers. With knowledgeable winemakers on hand, these fun and interactive lessons will give you fuller understanding and greater appreciation of wine connoisseurship—and, you’ll love the homework.

$75 – $150/per person.

Friday
March
22
7:00 PM

Friday Fête

  
Tents at Atlantic Station

This is your perfect chance to dine, drink and indulge in delicious conversation with storied winemakers. Following a champagne reception, enjoy a flawless multi-course dinner prepared by our special guest chef of honor. Each table includes a legendary vintner while treasures await in our incomparable Silent Auction. After the dessert course, don’t desert the party because Bogey and the Viceroy will start pumping and perfecting tunes so good you won’t want to leave the dance floor.

Tickets to this event are included only in Benefactor packages. Individual tickets are not for sale.

Saturday
March
23
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Vintners' Reception and Live Auction

  
Tents at Atlantic Station

Meet Atlanta’s best party and Wine Auction Week’s grand finale: The Vintners’ Reception and Live Auction! Following a perfect week of festivities, 1,000 treasured guests gather for the main event to celebrate wine, food and art. The day begins at 11 a.m. with our famous Vintners’ Reception. Grab your complimentary glass and set out on a wine and food adventure as nearly 100 world-class vintners and dozens of Atlanta’s top restaurants showcase their best wines and bites. Then at 1 p.m., enter the big tent to experience the electric Live Auction featuring unique experiences, unforgettable wines and once-in-a-lifetime trips. The best part? Funds raised support the High Museum of Art, the heart of our city.

Tickets typically sell out with Benefactor Packages. A very limited amount of single tickets may be available, with priority given to current 2019 Benefactors. Call Carole Ashworth at 404-733-4543 or visit our contact page to be placed on the wait list.