Get Involved

We rely on the generous support of benefactors, corporate sponsors, the wine industry, individual donors, restaurants and numerous volunteers. It’s because of your dedication that our events are a success!

Become a Benefactor

Becoming a Benefactor is the only way to guarantee a reservation to any of our events. Our events sell out quickly each year. All levels of Benefactor patronage include recognition in Wine Auction printed materials and a portion of each package is tax deductible. Review our levels below and click here to begin your 2018 Benefactor registration. Tickets to events with single ticket availability will go on sale February 2018 at highmuseumwine.org/tickets.

Sovereign

Benefactor

$25,000

Charitable Contribution $20,000
  • Two (2) reservations to the Benefactor Party (Sunday, February 25)
  • Four (4) reservations and transportation to an in-home Winemaker Dinner with first choice of dinner (Thursday, March 22)
  • A premium reserved table for eight (8) and a winemaker of your choice at the Friday Fête (Friday, March 23)
  • Private Champagne reception with Museum Director Rand Suffolk and Wine Auction Special Guests of Honor prior to the Friday Fête
  • A premium reserved table for ten (10) with signage and table concierge service at the Live Auction (Saturday, March 25)
  • Complimentary valet parking for events on Friday night, March 23 and Saturday, March 24 for the host couple and guests
  • Special recognition with a gift to be worn at the Auction
  • Complimentary Museum membership at Contributing level with an option to upgrade or gift the membership; does not apply to current Director’s Circle members
  • VIP invitations to High Museum events

Imperial

Benefactor

$15,000

Charitable Contribution $12,000
  • Two (2) reservations to the Benefactor Party (Sunday, February 25)
  • Two (2) reservations to an in-home Winemaker Dinner (Thursday, March 22)
  • A premium reserved table for eight (8) and a winemaker at the Friday Fête (Friday, March 23)
  • A premium reserved table for ten (10) with signage and table concierge service at the Live Auction (Saturday, March 24)
  • Complimentary valet parking for events on Friday night, March 23 and Saturday, March 24 for the host couple and guests
  • Complimentary Museum membership at Contributing level with an option to upgrade or gift the membership; does not apply to current Director’s Circle members
  • VIP invitations to High Museum events

Jeroboam

Benefactor

$5,000

Charitable Contribution $4,000
  • Two (2) reservations to the Benefactor Party (Sunday, February 25)
  • Two (2) reservations to an in-home Winemaker Dinner (Thursday, March 22)
  • Two (2) reservations to the Friday Fête (Friday, March 23)
  • Two (2) reservations to the Vintners’ Reception & Live Auction (Saturday, March 24)
  • Complimentary valet parking for events on Friday night, March 23 and Saturday, March 24
  • VIP Invitations to High Museum events

Magnum

Benefactor

$3,000

Charitable Contribution $2,400
  • Two (2) reservations to the Benefactor Party (Sunday, February 25)
  • Two (2) reservations to the Friday Fête (Friday, March 23)
  • Two (2) reservations to the Vintners’ Reception & Live Auction (Saturday, March 24)
  • Complimentary valet parking for events on Friday night, March 23 and Saturday, March 24
  • VIP Invitations to High Museum events

Volunteer!

The Wine Auction relies on the support of over 300 capable volunteers during the course of the long weekend. With a variety of events and jobs available, this is the perfect way for budding food and wine lovers to get involved with the Wine Auction and contribute to the High Museum’s largest fundraiser. Volunteer registration for our 2018 Wine Auction will open in January.

Donate Auction Items

Rare and collectible wines not available at retail, large format bottles, and unique food and wine trips and experiences are favorites among our bidders. To learn more about donations and how you can contribute to our Live and Silent Auction for the 2018 Wine Auction check out our contact page.