Pre-Events

Each year a variety of pre-events, including wine tastings, vintner dinners, and wine workshops, are held in anticipation of the Manhattan Wine Auction. The events are suited for every wine aficionado, from the beginner building their cellar to the expert looking for access to rare vintages.

Cellar Dinner & Wine Tasting Pre-Event

Join us for a special evening in anticipation of the 30th Annual Manhattan Wine Auction. A signature event for years, the annual Cellar Dinner and Wine Tasting hosted by the Tin Roof Bistro will be on Thursday, May 9th. The night will begin with a wine tasting at 6pm, followed by dinner served at 7pm. Our featured menu for the evening will showcase a selection of Tin Roof Bistro’s favorite dishes. Tickets are $125 per person. REGISTER HERE!

Past Events

Pre-Event Featuring The Landing Wines

Get ready to sip, swirl, and savor as we lead up to the 30th Annual Manhattan Wine Auction. Whether you’re a wine aficionado or just love a good glass, this pre-event is the perfect way to get into the Manhattan Wine Auction spirit. Hosted at a private home overlooking the spectacular California coastline, join us for amazing specialties prepared by Chef Leslie Schirle and a wine tasting by The Landing Wines from New Zealand. Tickets are $85 per person. REGISTER HERE!

Champagne Kick-Off

Join us for the traditional Champagne Kick-Off on September 8th at the private home of Kim and Jon Friedman overlooking the spectacular California coastline. Fishing With Dynamite has prepared a menu of “old school” traditional seafood fare and “new school” dishes highlighting flavors from around the globe. The Wine House will be pouring a selection of their favorite champagnes. Tickets are $150 per person. REGISTER HERE!

Tin Roof Bistro – Dinner & Wine Tasting

Join us for a special evening in anticipation of the 29th Annual Manhattan Wine Auction. A longtime favorite of friends of the Wine Auction, Tin Roof Bistro, will host an amazing Cellar Dinner and Wine Tasting on Thursday, May 11th. The night will begin with a wine Happy Hour from 6-7p.m., with dinner served at 7p.m. Tickets are only $125 per person. REGISTER HERE!

Manhattan Wine Auction Pre-Event

Welcome Aboard! Spend an evening dockside at BALEENkitchen at The Portofino Hotel & Marina for wine and light appetizers on Saturday, March 25th from 4pm-7pm. As part of the evening’s festivities, guests will have the opportunity to embark on a cruise aboard the Disappearance in the Redondo Beach Harbor. Uncorked Wine Shops, South Bay’s favorite retail shop that features award-winning wines and champagnes, will be pouring a selection of their favorite wines. Tickets are only $75 per person. REGISTER HERE!

Champagne Kick-Off

The traditional Champagne Kick-Off was held on September 9th at the private home of Kim and Jon Friedman.

Thank you to Alice Mai, Chef de Cuisine & General Manager at Fishing With Dynamite, who prepared an incredible menu of “old school” traditional seafood fare and “new school” dishes highlighting flavors from around the globe.

Thank you to Jeff Bonafede with Uncorked Wine Shops, South Bay’s favorite retail shop that features award-winning wines and champagnes, who poured an amazing selection of their favorite champagnes.

Reserve Room Preview featuring Arrow&Branch, Domaine Della and Donelan Family Wines

The Manhattan Wine Auction Reserve Room Preview featuring Arrow&Branch, Domaine Della and Donelan Family Wines was held on Thursday, June 2nd on the rooftop of Shade Hotel. Thank you to all partners for an incredible evening.