The Main Attraction

There’s going to be a lot to love once again as the schedule of events for 2017 will be packed with special events and delectable dinner parties so sensational, you’ll be just crushed if you miss them.

View our 2016 Auction Lots! 

By The Numbers

My, how we’ve grown! We thank all the helping hands, charitable spirits, and thirsty palates who have helped the High Museum Atlanta Wine Auction become the tenth largest charity wine auction in the U.S.

With vineyards & restaurants a plenty, we've hosted a whopping

1,663 Benefactors
1,000 seats filled on a Saturday in 2016
300 Volunteers Each Year
113 Wineries At the auction

Also in attendance were some of the best culinary treats of the year.
The 2016 auction had a total of

Eighty Five Restaurants
203 Auction Lots In 2016
48

the number of co-chairs since 1993

$213,750

Highest auction bid in our 24-year history. Sold to over 100 patrons in 2016 for a wine, food and music extravaganza at the concert venue at The Battery Atlanta.

1993

The Inaugural Wine Auction

$1,382,000+

The amount the Taylor Stuckey Paddle Raise has contributed to Art Access programs at the High Museum since 2006

Frequently Asked Questions

The Wine Auction offers Benefactor packages that include tickets to events throughout the weekend. Individual tickets may be purchased for selected events. Both Benefactor packages and single tickets may be purchased by visiting the Wine Auction page. Some tickets may be purchased online. Details are listed under each event on our Events page.

Benefactor Packages range from $2,500 to $25,000. Individual ticket prices are listed below. All Benefactor packages and individual tickets are subject to availability.

Wednesday, March 22
Ladies Luncheon – price $295
Dine Around Dinners – price varies by restaurant

Thursday, March 23
Winemaker Dinners – $350 per person

Friday, March 23-24
Tasting Seminars – price varies by seminar
Friday Fête – single tickets are not available to the Friday Fête. Tickets are only available as part of a benefactor package.
Friday Fête After Party – $75 per person

Saturday, March 25
Vintners’ Reception and Live Auction – $500 per person

Tickets may be purchased by contacting the Wine Auction Office at (404) 733-5335. Additionally, some tickets may be purchased online. Details are listed under each event at our Event page

Friday Fête tables seat eight guests and two winemakers for a total of 10. Occasionally exceptions can be made for 10 guests at a table with no winemakers. Please contact the Wine Auction office at (404) 733-5335 for details.

Saturday Live Auction tables will seat 10 guests.

Benefactor Packages and single ticket purchases are non-refundable. A full tax deduction will be allowed if you are unable to attend an event. Please notify the Wine Auction Office at (404) 733-5335 prior to the event if you are unable to attend.

If you are unable to attend the Saturday Live Auction, but would still like to bid on a live auction item please contact the Wine Auction Office at (404) 733-5335.

Sale of Benefactor packages will begin in November 2016, and continue until sold out. In order for your name to be included in the Catalog listing of Benefactors, packages must be purchased by January 13, 2017. Single tickets, if available, go on sale in mid-March. Tickets often sell out with benefactor packages.

Thursday, March 23
Winemaker Dinners – cocktail attire
7 p.m. 

Friday, March 24
Friday Fête – cocktail casual, jackets for men but no tie
7 p.m. reception
8 p.m. dinner

Saturday, March 25
Vintners’ Reception and Live Auction – wine country casual
11 a.m. Vintners’ Reception
1 p.m. Live Auction

This is springtime in Atlanta and temperatures can vary greatly. It may be 75 degrees or 50 degrees, sunny or rainy. We suggest checking the weather a few days in advance and layering just in case.

Parking is complimentary for all guests on both Friday night and Saturday during the day. Valet or self-parking passes are included in confirmation packets which are mailed in advance of auction weekend.

We also suggest taking a car service (Greene Worldwide Transportation – (404) 875-3866) a taxi (404) 351-1111 or (404) 521-0200) or Uber to the tents.

Proceeds from the Auction benefit the High Museum of Art’s exhibition and education plan, helping to make possible special exhibitions and art access programs. The Taylor Stuckey Paddle Raise has contributed over $1,331,000 to Art Access programs at the High since 2006.

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