KPMG | Principal Sponsor

KPMG’s Nashville office opened its doors in 1958. The Nashville office currently has over 120 employees, including 14 partners and managing directors. We serve publicly and privately owned businesses throughout the Nashville area across multiple industries, including: Healthcare Providers and Plans, Life Sciences, Automotive, and Industrial Manufacturing. In addition, our Nashville office also provides assistance in such areas as transaction/valuation and merger integration services, sustainability services, corporate finance, forensic and investigation assistance, and shared/sourcing services.


Saint Thomas Health | Presenting Sponsor

Saint Thomas Health is Middle Tennessee’s most comprehensive healthcare provider. As the only faith-based regional healthcare provider, Saint Thomas Health is supported by over 5,100 physicians and nearly 6,000 associates under the common mission of one healing community.

Saint Thomas Health began a program to provide cancer genetic consultation and comprehensive risk assessment to individuals and families concerned about familial risk of cancer in 2011. The Family Cancer Risk Services provides individualized comprehensive cancer risk assessment and facilitation of genetic testing for hereditary susceptibility to cancer. The focus is on the individual and their ability to comprehend and understand information shared, allowing them to make the most informed choices possible.  The program was beyond capacity. Nashville Wine Auction helped provide for an additional cancer genetics specialist and more efficient tools (Progeny Software) to care for those in need. The addition of the Progeny software and a second Genetic Counselor expands the services from 75 to approximately 200 individuals per year and potentially.

Brindiamo | Presenting Sponsor

Brindiamo Group, based in Nashville has grown into a leading mergers and acquisition consulting firm to the beverage industry. Brindiamo provides advisory services to beverage firms looking to raise capital, sell, merge or acquire a business. We leverage our extensive relationship base to find the ideal strategic partner for our clients, whether buy-side or sell-side. Our insights into the negotiations of buying or selling beverage businesses are based on years of beverage industry M&A transaction experience.

City Winery Nashville | Presenting Sponsor

City Winery strives to deliver the highest-end combined culinary and cultural experience to our customers who are passionate in sharing wine, music, and culinary arts. We are a unique facility, combining a fully functioning winery with intimate concerts, food & wine classes, private events in a variety of configurations, and fine dining. We have created a compelling mix for our sophisticated clientele of foodies, and active cultural patrons—bringing the wine country experience to the middle of a large city.

Tennessee Oncology | Principal Sponsor

Tennessee Oncology is one of the largest physician-owned oncology practices in the Southeast. Tennessee Oncology staffs thirty clinics in Middle and Southeast Tennessee, providing state of the art treatment in communities closer to patients’ homes. The physicians of Tennessee Oncology provide the latest in diagnostic and treatment options including Clinical Trials, Bone Marrow Transplantation, Gynecologic Oncology and Radiation Oncology. Tennessee Oncology is committed to offering the newest in cancer care options, while remaining committed to patient care and support.

Midtown CorkDorks | Principle Sponsor

Midtown and Green Hills Corkdorks are Nashville’s premier wine and spirits superstores! Our Midtown location has over 7,000 wine options and the largest selection of back-vintage collectables in Middle Tennessee, in addition to an expansive bourbon and scotch selection, and a full walk-in humidor! Our brand new Green Hills location is stocked with the largest selection of fine wines in the Green Hills area. Specializing in cellar consultation for over 20 years, our highly qualified staff are always ready to track down that hard-to-find bottle to complete your collection!

Beaman Automotive Group | Grand Cru Sponsor

Car buying at Beaman has been a Middle Tennessee tradition since 1945 when Alvin Beaman opened a Dodge and Plymouth dealership in downtown Nashville. Despite having grown to comprise Beaman Toyota Scion, Beaman Buick GMC in Nashville, Beaman Dodge in Murfreesboro and Beaman Ford in Dickson, Beaman Automotive Group has been known for delivering superior customer service and generosity to the community since those early days.

Continuing with our mission of community support, Beaman Toyota is a proud sponsor of the Nashville Wine Auction.

Rowland Bradford Group of Raymond James | Grand Cru Sponsor

Since opening in 2006, the Nashville office of Raymond James & Associates has grown quickly – developing a reputation for excellent service and sound guidance. With more than 60 years of combined experience serving the needs of clients, the Rowland-Bradford group of Raymond James & Associates focuses on simplifying the process of planning for financial success. Our goal is to be our clients’ primary resource for their planning needs. We work collaboratively to deliver the powerful resources of an international firm with the devoted personal attention of a hometown practice. And we’ll work closely with you to provide financial solutions as unique as your goals.

BNY Mellon Wealth Management | Patrons' Dinner Sponsor

BNY Mellon has been managing wealth since America began creating it, providing an unparalleled level of service to private clients, family offices, institutions and endowments alike. With over 200 years of history, we have seen times of prosperity, uncertainty and possibility,  successfully guiding our clients through it all.

BNY Mellon Wealth Management clients represent some of the most successful individuals, families and institutions around the world. They often come to us for our results and reputation. But it’s our ability to deliver our capabilities consistently and individually that has brought us the success that matters most—a circle of loyal and highly satisfied clients whose strong relationships stretch across market cycles and generations.

Stites & Harbison | Patrons' Dinner Sponsor

Stites & Harbison, PLLC, is a preeminent law firm based in strategic Southeastern locations and sought by business and institutional clients nationwide for sophisticated transactions, difficult litigation and complex regulatory matters. Tracing its origins to 1832, Stites & Harbison is one of the oldest law practices in the nation and among the largest law firms in the Southeast. The firm is committed to providing its clientele with quality legal services.

The Nashville office’s roots goes back to the 1950s through Farris, Warfield & Kanaday which combined with Stites & Harbison in 2001. There are more than 50 attorneys in the firm’s Nashville office handling primarily corporate, banking, real estate and litigation matters. The office also has a well-established domestic law practice. Stites & Harbison Nashville and its lawyers have received many awards and prestigious titles over the years.

Audi Nashville | Patrons' Dinner Sponsor

At Audi Nashville, we offer area drivers a large selection of new Audi models along with used luxury cars made by today’s top automakers. We maintain a massive selection of new Audi luxury cars with a sales team of experts, ready to help you track down the new or used vehicle that you’ve been searching for in the greater Nashville area. Whether you’re looking for a sports car, luxury car, exotic car, powerful convertible or other vehicle, stop in and talk to us. We would love to help you find the right car to fit your preferences, style, and lifestyle!


Pinnacle Financial | Contributing Sponsor

Pinnacle is much more than a place to deposit money; and, to our associates, Pinnacle is much more than just a place to work. Pinnacle aims to be the best financial services firm and the best place to work in Tennessee, and since 2000, has continued to provide distinctive service and effective advice to their clients. Pinnacle Financial Partners is honored to support the Nashville Wine Auction’s efforts to “unite the wine community to fund the fight against cancer.”


Gold Skin Care Center | Supporting Sponsor

Located in the heart of Green Hills, Gold Skin Care Center is Nashville’s premiere dermatology clinic. Led by world-renowned dermatologist Dr. Michael Gold, Gold Skin Care Center has been serving Nashville families since 1990. Our board-certified dermatologists and experienced medical staff provide safe, compassionate care for any skin care issue. From pediatrics to adult skin disorders, our expert providers are here to help guide you through your skin care concerns and customize any necessary treatment you may need.

Gary Musick Productions | Supporting Sponsor

Gary Musick Productions is one of the largest full-service special event, entertainment production, audio-visual and meeting planning companies in the Southeast. Gary Musick Productions works with local, regional and national corporations and associations to produce more than 500 events and conventions annually. The company also creates and produces numerous Broadway-style entertainment productions featured on Celebrity Cruises’ world class cruise ships. Gary Musick Productions has been a proud production partner with l’Eté du Vin and related events since 1998. After recently losing a loved one to cancer, Gary and Ellen Musick were pleased to expand their sponsorship this past year in the fight against cancer.

Breathe Easy Respiratory Solutions | Supporting Sponsor

Because of the potential to improve and save lives, Breathe Easy Respiratory Solutions, Inc. has developed a holistic disease management program for treating respiratory patients. Our licensed respiratory therapists evaluate the patient either before hospital discharge or at home to encourage compliance and discourage re-admissions. The therapist has personal contact with the patient and caregiver to provide disease management education as well as support and guidance. They remind the patients of doctor’s appointments, review their medication and proper administration, work with dietary needs and nutrition, a simple but effective exercise routine, and smoking cessation. They report outcomes to referring physician or facility.

Delta Dental | Supporting Sponsor

Delta Dental of Tennessee provides more than 2,800 dentists to choose from across the state, with dentists in every specialty. And Delta Dental also offers the largest dental network in the nation. So no matter where you are in America, there’s almost always a Delta Dental dentist nearby. With a focus on preventive care and with the largest network of dentists, Delta Dental of Tennessee can secure great discounts for you and your family. We make oral wellness affordable so that everyone can enjoy a smile that lasts a lifetime.

Delta Dental of Tennessee re-invests in communities across the state by supporting children’s hospitals, free and reduced-costs clinics, and the state’s two dental colleges. We are committed to bringing oral wellness to all Tennesseans.

Fridrich & Clark | Supporting Sponsor

At Fridrich & Clark Realty, we understand that “there’s no place like home!” Experience, service and integrity are our trademarks, and our professional service is distinguished by our marketing expertise, training, knowledge of advanced technology and cooperation with our colleagues. We are homeowners with children, families, and evolving priorities. We experience life’s changes, both expected and unexpected. We understand you because our lives are like yours.


Mark B. Whaley D.D.S. | Supporting Sponsor

We aim to build a strong, professional relationship with you and to provide the finest in Cosmetic and General Dental care.  It is our desire to establish your optimal oral health and an attractive smile throughout your lifetime.  We provide Comprehensive Dental Care – including a complete array of Cosmetic, Preventive and Restorative services, and personalized education and instruction so that you can best take care of your teeth and make informed decisions about your ongoing dental care. We are convinced that we provide the best resources to keep you smiling, and are committed to serve our Nashville community by providing the finest in Cosmetic and General Dental care.

Scripps Howard Foundation | Supporting Sponsor

The Scripps Howard Foundation strives to advance the cause of a free press while also building healthy communities and an improved quality of life through its support of education, vital social services, enriching arts and culture, and inclusive civic affairs. While the Foundation had humble beginnings, it has flourished over time and now serves more than 1.5 million people by identifying and supporting life-changing community programs and empowering journalists who inform and engage all of us through their outstanding investigations, storytelling and communications.

Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center | Supporting Sponsor

The Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center has one competitor—cancer—and one ultimate goal: to reduce the burden of this disease in Tennessee, across the nation and around the world. Vanderbilt-Ingram is one of only 45 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute across the country, and the only comprehensive cancer center in Tennessee treating both adult and pediatric patients. Vanderbilt-Ingram is among the first in the nation to tailor therapy to individual patients based on changes in the tumor’s DNA and is advancing cancer care by making its My Cancer Genome online treatment decision support tool available to researchers and doctors worldwide. In addition to lung cancers and melanoma, breast cancer and colon cancer patients are now offered genetically driven treatment through the Personalized Cancer Medicine Initiative. Its REACH for Survivorship Clinic is the only clinic dedicated to the care of cancer survivors regardless of age at diagnosis, type of cancer and where oncology treatment was received.

Prima | Supporting Sponsor

Prima celebrates contemporary American cuisine in the heart of the gulch.
Exquisite food, wine and exemplary service combine to create a singular dining experience. From Executive Chef Salvador Avila’s innovative fare to a soaring sculpture by acclaimed artist Bruce Munro, every detail at Prima is designed to delight.
Choose from seasonal selections of lusciously cut, wood-fired meats, whole fish, poultry and vegetables —  all prepared with the best quality ingredients from each season’s harvest. Our dishes are prepared with skill, respect and restraint. Prima is open six nights a week, with breathtaking surroundings in the main room as well as five private rooms for more intimate gatherings or business events. A full bar menu featuring signature cocktails and snacks is available at 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

NFocus | Media Sponsor

Nfocus is Nashville’s premier social and lifestyle magazine.

Created by society insiders more than 22 years ago, Nfocus is the most trusted source for coverage of Nashville’s ever-growing social scene. Each month, we grant our readers insider access to the city’s illustrious and vibrant philanthropic events, ranging from high-profile galas to intimate and exclusive gatherings.

Nashville Lifestyles | Media Sponsor

Nashville Lifestyles is the city’s best magazine for everything from the newest restaurants and events to the top doctors and the best things to do in town. Make Nashville Lifestyles your resource to keep up with Nashville’s events, entertainment and culture!

MyEMMA | In-Kind Sponsor

Wish you had a single point of contact whose mission was to learn your business and maximize the success of your email program? Well, consider it granted. From beautiful custom template designs to show-stopping visual content, our design crew will have your email campaigns looking gorgeous in no time, with specialists who will review your email campaign and give you proven tips to boost open and click rates the next time you send. With Emma, you get more than a powerful email marketing platform — you get an entire team of specialists obsessed with driving the results you care about.

ImageQuest | In-Kind Sponsor

At ImageQuest, managing your IT  is what we do. Supporting your IT Lifecycle drives our business, and your organization’s IT infrastructure, compliance, and security are our only priorities. We are an expert team of highly dedicated IT specialists, supported by strategic and emerging technology partners, who are laser focused on IT services, business communications, and IT security for our customers.

As a business, we are committed to delivering innovation for our company, our clients and our community. ImageQuest’s corporate social investment reflects this promise by addressing some of our community’s most complex problems through technological innovation and support.

The Hermitage Hotel | In-Kind Sponsor

“Meet me at The Hermitage Hotel” may have been one of Nashville’s most popular phrases during the 20th century. When spoken or heard today, those words evoke a timeless sense of quality, excitement, a touch of glamour and class, and the assurance of a memorable experience amongst friends. The Hermitage Hotel’s status as a cherished landmark in downtown Nashville has been earned by its dedicated employees, and its history has been created by thousands of events and millions of guests served over more than a century of Nashville history.

Loews Vanderbilt Hotel | In-Kind Sponsor

Immerse yourself in old and new Nashville at Loews Vanderbilt Hotel—your stage for exploring the vibrant city we call home. We’re located across from Vanderbilt University in the West End—minutes from the city’s most renowned attractions. Whether you want to visit the Grand Ole Opry, The Hermitage, Belle Meade Plantation, the Country Music Hall of Fame, or stop by the Nashville Zoo, make the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel your starting point here in Nashville.

Lipman Brothers | In-Kind Sponsor

With an extensive wholesale portfolio of wine, spirits, beer, bottled water, mixers, crystal and cigars; Lipman Brothers has proven leadership in the marketplace for more than 75 years. Lipman Brothers’ corporate headquarters is located in Nashville with additional facilities in East Tennessee. The company services all trade channels including retail, grocery, convenience and bars/restaurants. As a family-owned and operated enterprise, Lipman Brothers serves as an educational resource for both trade and consumer markets. Lipman is committed to adding value to its customers, setting high standards of respect for its employees, exemplary professional representation of its suppliers, and support for communities throughout the state. LipmanBrothers.com


Music City Tents & Events | In-Kind Sponsor

Music City Tents & Events has been the highest rated party rental business in Nashville for more than a decade.  We’re not just the largest party rental business in the Southeast, we’re the best event rental business!

We offer the widest selection of unique, high quality party rental equipment in the southeast. Our equipment selection includes tents as large as 16,000 square feet to tents as small as 100 square feet and everything you need to go underneath! We offer lounge furniture, tables, chairs, bars, china, flatware, barware and much, much more! Music City Tents and Events, LLC is locally owned and operated by a professional team with over one hundred years combined event industry experience. Give us a call to find out why the top event planners in the nation use Music City Tents as their exclusive rental provider! We know that your special event is exceptionally important to you. Our team of professionals will make sure your day is as relaxed and fun filled as possible!

R.S.Lipman | In Kind Sponsor

R.S. Lipman Company is a Nashville-based international supplier of wines, spirits, beers, and mixers. In 2011, R.S. Lipman began creating and acquiring brands to build a diverse beverage alcohol portfolio: Brands for a Distinctive Lifestyle. The company’s portfolio now includes: Country Club Vodka (established in 1957), Lonely Cow Wines from New Zealand, Hap & Harry’s Tennessee Beers, U.S. Veteran owned Heroes Vodka, Red Eye Bloody Mary Mixes, El Diamante del Cielo Tequilas, Old Hickory Great American Bourbon Whiskeys, Hidden Jewel California Wines, Saturday Night Red Wine and the Napa Smith Brewery collection of craft beers. RSLipman.com.

The Wine Shoppe at Green Hills | In-Kind Sponsor

Above all, we are committed to helping you discover and foster a love for fine wine and spirits, whether for casual consumption with dinner or through a lifelong passion for learning and collecting. We achieve this by hand-selecting each and every wine, beer, or spirit in our store to meet our high standards of quality, uniqueness, and value so that we can focus solely on delivering our clients the highest-quality products at competitive prices. We may not have the largest selection you’ll find, but it’s our belief that bigger isn’t necessarily better; we simply believe better is better, and therefore, we only offer you the best.