42nd Annual l’Eté du Vin

Join us for  l’Eté du Vin 

Saturday, October 23, 2021

JW Marriott | Griffin Ballroom

201  8th Avenue S, Nashville, TN 37203
Cocktail Attire

5:30 pm Silent Auction and ANTINORI Wine Sampling
7:00 pm Seated Dinner & Spirited Live Auction

$375 per person


Featured Reception Wines

Marchesi Antinori Reception Wines
Calafuria Rosato 2020
Tenuta Guado al Tasso Vermentino di Bolgheri
Castello della Sala ‘Bramito del Cervo’ Chardonnay Umbria IGT 2019
Tenuta Guado al Tasso Il Bruciato Bolgheri
Tenuta Guado al Tasso Bolgheri Superiore
Antica Mountain Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Vintner Reception Wines
Château des Jacques | Moulin-a-Vent vintage 2016
D.R. Stephens Estate | Moose Valley Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
Domaine J.A. Ferret |Pouilly-Fuisse 2018
Senses Wines | Charles Heintz Chardonnay 2019
Silver Oak | Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
Phifer Pavitt Wines | DATE NIGHT Sauvignon Blanc 2017
Lyrix Wines | Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon 2016


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Not attending l’Eté du Vin? You can still bid in our LIVE AUCTION with our absentee bidding program.
Live Auction Preview
Quintessential Bordeaux, Lynch-Bages | Lot 127

Here’s your chance to take home some of the best juice out there. 1995 is your classic Lynch-Bages, tons of fun with iconic depth of flavor!

Art on the Outside, Art on the Inside | Lot 152

Wine is an art form, but it’s fleeting. The best part about this lot is that once the Champagne has been experienced, you’re left with a beautiful piece of artwork on the bottle!

Premium Italian Wines, Delicious and In Demand | Lot 130

We raise our glass to our thriving wine community for giving your Italian Beauties to make this extraordinary collection.

Joseph Phelps Insignia Vertical Dinner in Memory of Phran Galante | Lot 131

The dinner honoring Phran’s life will be hosted by Sharon and Bill Piper at their lovely home with a vertical of Insignia wines from their cellar. It’s only fitting as Phran absolutely loved Insignia.

The 1855 Classifications of Bordeaux — A Tribute to Ann & Glenn Eaden | Lot 121

If there were ever a way to pay tribute to Ann and Glenn Eaden, it’s with a Bordeaux Classification Dinner.

Vintage 2005: Another Monumental Tasting of Bordeaux | Lot 125

This soon-to-be-legendary event will be one of the biggest in Nashville Wine Auction history!

Antinori’s Italian Escape, A Journey Through History for Two Couples | Lot 132

Following the Summer of Antinori dinners, the Patrons’ Dinner and now l’Eté du Vin, we can imagine you have well-developed a taste for Antinori wines, and probably a craving for more! This exclusive trip will fulfill that craving, and then some! It showcases Italy through the Antinori lens.

Choose-your-own Bordeaux Adventure | Lot 129

You pick them, and we’ll book them! Nashville Wine Auction is offering a way for four people to experience all that Bordeaux has to offer with a customizable 6-day trip across the left and right banks of the Gironde.

A New York State of Mind | Lot 136

You and your group of eight are in for a whirlwind kind of wine dinner with jet service to New York City!

Raise Your Paddle | Lot 133

Each Raise Your Paddle donation will be matched by Rosann & Bill Nunnelly up to $50,000, and you will have a direct impact on the worthy organizations we support.

l’Eté du Vin Comes to Life in Painting by Revi Ferrer | Lot 124

Revi Ferrer creates ineffable art. By definition ineffable means too great or extreme to be expressed or described in words, but we are going to do our best to describe it in words anyway!

Roll Tide or Woo Pig Sooie… Be at the Game and Make the Call! | Lot 114

Calling all the die hard, Tide Hard, wild and crazy Alabama fans in the house! You know who you are… If you end every text with “RTR” instead of “LOL,” listen up!

You Chance to Taste the Terroir | Lot 119

Take home this lot of 25 bottles from excellent producers and stewards of terroir. Skittle’s motto is “taste the rainbow,” but Burgundy’s should be “taste the terroir.”

Another Flawless 100-Point Dinner | Lot 141

Following our tradition of perfectly paired 100-Point Dinners, we proudly present the next installment in the series… Another Flawless 100-Point dinner hosted by Pamela and Anthony Cmelak. Featuring eighteen 100-point wines and only ten pours, this dinner is the upper echelon, the crème de la crème of wine dinners.

Southern Hospitality Greatness, Dinner for 10 | Lot 128

If there’s anything that the South is fluent in, it’s hospitality. And this dinner will be the epitome of Southern Hospitality! It involves the four pillars of Southern greatness: Bourbon, country music, the Tennessee Titans, and (you guessed it) fantastic people.

Snap, Crackle, Châteauneuf-du-Pape! | Lot 154

If there’s one thing we know, it’s that you can never have enough (or rather, eneuf) Châteauneuf!

Celebrate the Life of a Legend — Jim Clendenen | Lot 109

This year, the wine community lost a legend. A visionary, Jim was instrumental in putting the Santa Barbara region on the map by cultivating an international reputation for fine Chardonnay and Pinot Noir since 1982.

All Aboard for a SeaDream Mediterranean Voyage for Two | Lot 126

Adventure by day, luxury by night. This 7-night yachting experience for two will sail you through some of the most renowned ports in the Mediterranean while perfecting the balance of casual comfort and refined elegance.

The Obsession with Antinori Continues | Patrons’ Dinner Lot

It’s no secret we’re obsessed with Antinori wines, and we’re guessing you’re harboring the same feelings. But we will let you in on a little secret: the Antinori celebrations don’t have to stop after l’Ete du Vin… The obsession can continue for one lucky bidder and 9 of their friends!

The World According to Le Bernardin and Acker | Patrons’ Dinner Lot

If you’re looking for a gastronomic experience that is worth savoring, then look no further. Jamie Pollack and Acker cordially invite eight guests to NYC for a fabulous dinner at Le Bernardin.