The 29th Annual Manhattan Wine Auction benefits the Manhattan Beach Education Foundation Endowment. The Manhattan Wine Auction will take place, rain or shine. Guests must be 21 years or older to attend.
Manhattan Country Club
1330 Parkview Avenue
Manhattan Beach, California
VIP Access to Reserve Room
General Admission Access to Vineyard Courts for Food and Wine Tasting and Silent Auction Viewing
VIP Access to Center Court for Light Fare and Premium Wine for the Live Auction and Program followed by Music and Dancing enjoyed by all guests
TICKETING AND EVENT ENTRY
Once you have purchased your ticket, whether General Admission, Reserve Room or Table Guest, you will receive confirmation of your order via email with your electronic ticket. Prior to the event, you will receive an email with details about the Manhattan Wine Auction.
Please come to the event prepared with your electronic ticket for scanning, as it is required for entry. There will be no exceptions. General Admission guests will enter at the West Gate Entrance, and Reserve Room and Table Guests will enter through the Main Entrance. Once a guest exits the event, there is no re-entry.
MANHATTAN WINE AUCTION APP
New this year, the Manhattan Wine Auction App will enhance the experience for guests with detailed information on the schedule, auction and each restaurant and winery, including their location and tasting details. Some vendors will also provide a special offer or way to connect for future correspondence. The App is available for Apple and Android.
Dress is beach chic. Bring along a sweater or a wrap, as it will cool off considerably in the evening.
The Manhattan Wine Auction Silent Auction is hosted online and will open on Saturday, June 3rd and close at 8:30 pm on Saturday, June 10, 2023. The silent auction is open to Manhattan Beach community and beyond with mobile bidding via cellphone or desktop computer. A credit card is required to place a bid and will be charged at the conclusion of the Silent Auction for all winnings. All auction items must be picked up by the buyer at the Wine Auction, or by June 23rd at the MBEF Office located at the MBUSD District Office at 325 S. Peck Avenue in Manhattan Beach. If you are attending the event, please bring your phone fully charged.
Live Auction lots are open to bids from guests attending the Manhattan Wine Auction in person on Saturday, June 10th at the Manhattan Country Club. Bid paddles are placed on all Center Court tables and the surrounding stadium seating. The Live Auction will take place during the evening program and is scheduled to start at 8:00pm.
AUCTION RULES AND REGULATIONS
ALL SALES ARE FINAL, NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES WILL BE MADE. All payments must be made by credit card (AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, or VISA) by the end of the event June 10, 2023. By bidding, the bidder agrees to be bound by these conditions of purchase.
The seller does not warrant and expressly denies responsibility for, and in no event shall be responsible or liable for the accuracy of the description of the wines and other items offered, or the correctness of the catalog, including, but not limited to: the origin, rarity, age, rating, genuineness, quantity, aging potential, present and future quality or condition of the wines or other lots described. All statements by seller are merely statements of opinion and are not to be relied upon by prospective purchasers as warranties or representation of fact.
All wine and other items are sold “AS IS.”
All trip, dining and activity packages are sold as described. Substitutions of destinations, itineraries, facilities, accommodations, dates or associated activities are not available through seller and requests for same will not be accepted.
Any trips or events comprising all or part of an auction lot shall, unless otherwise speciﬁed in the lot description, be subject to convenient scheduling by the lot donors and the successful bidder. Attention: Some trips and events are date speciﬁc and cannot be rescheduled.
Auction service items must be used prior to the expiration date listed on the certiﬁcate or, if no expiration date is explicitly stated, within one year of this auction, unless otherwise agreed to by the seller. Seller does not make any representation of warranty and is not responsible for the quality or usability of any items sold.
For federal income tax purposes, the Manhattan Beach Education Foundation is classiﬁed as a tax-exempt corporation under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3). Bidders may be entitled to deduct a portion of their payments for auction lots as a charitable contribution. Each bidder should consult his or her tax advisor regarding the actual fair market value and the deductibility for state and federal income tax purposes. The Manhattan Beach Education Foundation will provide documentation as required by law following the auction.
AUCTION ITEM PICK-UP
All auction items will be charged to the credit card on file at the close of the Wine Auction on June 10th, 2022 and picked up by the buyer by June 23rd, 2023. All winning bidders attending the event are encouraged to pick up their items from the Auction Check-Out when exiting. Auction items may also be retrieved Monday, June 12th – Friday, June 23rd between 10am to 4pm at the Manhattan Beach Education Foundation office located at the MBUSD district office at 325 S. Peck Avenue in Manhattan Beach. Please note that all lots that include wine are only available for pick up at the MBEF office. Shipping is not available. All gift cards, travel and experiences expire June 10, 2024 unless otherwise noted. All items not picked up and paid for by Friday, July 28th, 2023 shall be resold by the Manhattan Wine Auction or donated back to the 2024 Manhattan Wine Auction.
PARKING AND TRANSPORTATION
We strongly encourage the use of ride services (Uber/Lyft) to keep our guests and community safe. Complimentary valet parking is available at the Manhattan Country Club entrance and self-parking is available in the Kinecta parking lot, located at 1440 Rosecrans Avenue. Please see the parking map (link to website) for more details.
MBEF incorporates sustainability initiatives in the coordination of the Manhattan Wine Auction to help protect ecological, human, and economic health and vitality. All food and beverage service ware is BPI compostable or made with plant fiber to ensure its recyclability. All aluminum cans and glass bottles are recycled. Wine glasses are reusable and thoroughly sterilized each year, preventing the use of over 4,000 single use wine glasses.
LOST AND FOUND
The Lost and Found will be located at Information in the Wine Cellar in the center of Court Ten. Please check with the staff at the MWA Cellar or call MBEF at 310-303-3342 or email email@example.com if you misplace an item at the event.
SAFETY AND SECURITY
The safety of all guests is of utmost importance to the Manhattan Wine Auction. First Aid will be located at Information in the Wine Cellar in the center of Court Ten. If you have an immediate need while on-site, please seek assistance from any security personnel or event staff person.
All ticket sales are final – there are no refunds. Your donation benefits the Manhattan Beach Education Foundation Endowment.