Announcing the 3rd Annual Champagne and Chardonnay – October 3, 2013

C&C Presented by NWA

NASHVILLE, Tenn (September 18, 2013) – The Nashville Wine Auction is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Champagne and Chardonnay will be hosted on October 3,2013 from 6:00 – 8:30 pm at the home of Kelly Pappas Crockett at 6145 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37215.

At this exclusive ladies-only event, sponsored by Saint Thomas Health, Domaine Chandon, Newton Vineyards and Dr. Mark Whaley, DDS, guests will enjoy a beautiful night out drinking Champagne and Chardonnay with their girlfriends, while raising money to fund the fight against cancer.

Luxury brands Tory Burch and Judith Ripka will have representatives on hand to allow guests to shop for exquisite hand bags and beautiful fashion accessories. Ladies will be able to try shoes featuring the latest fall fashions and take them home after the event! A percentage of the proceeds will go to benefit the Nashville Wine Auction.

“We are honored to feature brands such as Domaine Chandon, Newton Vineyards, Tory Burch and Judith Ripka and bring together strong and passionate women who love good wine and want to raise funds to fight cancer,” said Holly Whaley, Executive Director of the Nashville Wine Auction.

The 3rd Annual Champagne and Chardonnay, chaired by Tara Mullaney, will feature a Sparkling Silent Auction filled with wine and luxury items. A few notable lots include a 1985 bottle of Dom Perignon, wines from Ramey, Chimney Rock, Schramsburg and others, eight (8) tickets to a “Tribute to Patsy Cline” featuring Mandy Barnett in the Founder’s Box at the Nashville Symphony, and four (4) two hour personal chef sessions from Backyard to Ballroom. Ladies will enjoy touring Kelly’s beautiful home while listening to the lively music of DJ Minddub.

Women interested in making a reservation may call the Nashville Wine Auction office at 615.329.1760 or by visiting Tickets are $100 per person and include wine tastings and hors d’oeuvres by Kristen Winston Catering.

2013 HOST COMMITTEE: Tara Mullaney, Chair*, Vandana Abramson*, Sandy Arevalos, Brenda Bernards, Abbay Blankenship, Angie Boyd-Chambers, Elizabeth Kraft Bleecker, Julie Boswell, Barbara Browning, Wendy Burch, Barbara Burns, Melanie Cansler, Susan Chapman, Melissa Clough, Eleanor Cobb, Kelly Pappas Crockett, Host, Rose Davis, Ann Eaden, Lisa Faricy, Marjorie Feltus-Hawkins, Lisa Fitzsimmons, Meredith Gilpin, Brittany Hanback, Mary Margaret Hardaway, Nancy Hearn, Cynthia Himmelfarb, Linda Hirsch, Vicki Horne, Susan Hosbach, Laurin Howell, Beth Huff, Catharine Husbands*, Joy Jarrett, Rachel, Kraft Johnson, Marty Jordan, Ruthie Keene, Teresa Kingery, Joanne Kokot-Hoppen, Debbie Laffey, Heather Martin, Marcia Masulla, Kathryn McDaniel, Keri McInnis, Denise McMillan, Stacy Merida, Beth Moore, , Arnita Ozgener, Cindi Parmenter, Anna Peebles, Jodi Pfaff, Sharon Piper, Dawn Rudolph, JJ Seiters, Cyndi Sites, Amy Smith, Pam Taylor, Marie Thommasson, Beth Torres, Sandy Towers, Deborah Watts, Holly Whaley

*Auction Committee

ABOUT NASHVILLE WINE AUCTION: Established in 1980, the Nashville Wine Auction is the oldest charity wine auction in the country. It has raised over $17 million for organizations whose purpose is directly related to treatment, patient care, and eradication of cancer here in Middle Tennessee. The 2013 list of beneficiaries includes: American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge, Pearl Point Cancer Support, Gilda’s Club/Nashville, Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Middle Tennessee, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Saint Thomas Cancer Network, and Williamson Medical Center Foundation.



Holly Whaley, Executive Director
615-329-1760 or 615-400-0013

Vivek Surti, Marketing Specialist
615-329-1760 or 615-812-6161