Wine Events Calendar

From one summer’s eve in 1980 until now, we have hosted wine events and auctions in the Nashville, TN area to raise money for the battle against cancer. What started with Un Eté du Vin, “A Summer of Wine,” has grown into a successful non-profit organization known as Nashville Wine Auction. Generosity of Spirit: The funds raised at our events are donated to non-profit organizations for cancer research, patient treatment and family support. Because we are passionate about our community, all of our proceeds stay in Tennessee. If you would love to partake in an evening of glamour, generosity, good cheer and great wine, consider one of our auction events:

Virtual Wine Pairings and
Live Stream Auction

March 27. 2021

The Country's Longest Running
Charity Wine Auction

October 23, 2021

Encouraging Wine Lovers Everywhere
to help fund the fight against cancer

Year-round Initiative

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#1 Wine of the Year Dinner

February 3, 2017 @ 6:30 pm


Not every wine can be #1. Just like not everyone has the pleasure of tasting a #1 wine. For ten lucky bidders, this is about to change. Not once, not twice… but fifteen times.

The popularity of wines deserving of the top spot on Wine Spectator’s Top 100 List soars once crowned victorious, and many hope to be lucky enough to secure a bottle after a win. After the smashing success of last year’s 1,200 Point Dinner, Anthony Cmelak is back to share his love of the best of the best with a dinner featuring many of these stars, all in one place.

Guests will enjoy dinner with 15 champions of Wine Spectator’s Wine of the Year lists. Singled out for their quality, value, and excitement, these #1 wines honor successful wineries, regions and vintages around the world.

Here are the wines featured at this dinner (Note: WOTY=Wine of the Year):

Hors d’oeuvres
Le Brun-Servenay Grand Cru Vieilles Vignes Brut 2004
Marcassin Vineyard Chardonnay 2009
Aubert Wines Sugar Shack Estate Chardonnay 2013
William Fevre Bougros Cote Bouguerots 2008

Course #1
Columbia Crest Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 – WOTY 2009
Paloma Vineyards Merlot 2001 – WOTY 2003
Château St Jean ‘Cinq Cepages’ Cabernet Sauvignon 1996 – WOTY 1999

Course #2
Casa Lapostolle Clos Apalta 2005 – WOTY 2008
Casanova di Neri Brunello di Montalcino Tenuta Nuova 2001 – WOTY 2006
E. Guigal Châteauneuf-du-Pape 1999 – WOTY 2002

Course #3
Joseph Phelps Vineyards Insignia 2002 – WOTY 2005
CVNE Compania Vinicola del Norte de Espana ‘Imperial’ Gran Reserva 2004 – WOTY 2013

Course #4
Marchesi Antinori Solaia Toscana IGT 1997 – WOTY 2000
Ornellaia Bolgheri Superiore 1998 – WOTY 2001

Course #5
Paul Avril Clos des Papes Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2005 – WOTY 2007
Château Ducru-Beaucaillou 1995 – WOTY 1998

Taylor Fladgate Vintage Port 1994 – WOTY 1997
Château Rieussec 2001 – WOTY 2004
Dow Vintage Port 2011 – WOTY 2014


Donated by Pamela & Anthony Cmelak, Chef Deb Paquette, Etch Restaurant


February 3, 2017
6:30 pm


303 Demonbreun Street
Nashville, TN 37201
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