Delight in two nights at the Vineyard County Inn, a Bed and Breakfast inspired by the gentle beauty of the French Countryside, and set in St. Helena which is known for its quiet natural beauty, exceptional cuisine, and world renowned vineyards.
During your stay, enjoy lunch at Mustard’s Grill, still the hub of the food and wine community where wine makers lunch and chefs come to dine on their night off, after nine holes at the Mount St. Helena golf course. Then, dine at Tra Vigne, where the kitchen is driven by the freshest regional and seasonal ingredients.
Donors: Mary Ann & Mike Pietro
Mount St. Helena Golf Course
Enjoy an "exclusive" private tour of the NBC studios in San Jose, with Bay Area Native Diane Dwyer, weekend anchor for NBC Bay Area News as your personal tour guide. You will watch the 6pm news LIVE and after the broadcast, try your hand at anchoring the news and forecasting the weather – did you miss your calling? You were meant to be on camera!
A Saturday or Sunday evening mutually agreed upon in advance.
Expiration: March 2014
Working with K & L’s single malt specialist David Driscoll, and drawing on decades of personal experimentation, this basket of six uniquely wonderful Single Malt Scotch Whiskies will pleasure the most selective palate. And, what better way to enjoy a rare single malt than while viewing a movie classic?
•1993 GlenDronach: Single Barrel, Cask Strength, ‘sherry-aged single malt simply destroys many of its competitors.’
•1994 Glen Garioch: A small release, bottled at Cask Strength ‘remarkably aromatic…all but leaps out of the glass’
•Glenmorangie 18 year old ‘Extremely Rare’ Single Malt Whisky: ‘gentle, supple, rich & full of flavor…my favorite whisky from the LVMH line-up.’
•1998 Glenrothes Chiefain’s Single Malt, Aged 13 Years: Single Cask, ‘a dense, supple & textural experience…with plenty of length on the finish.’
•Balvenie 14 Year Caribbean Cask Single Malt: ‘Layers of sweetness, peppered with dried spice & a hint of tropical fruit…I like the balance & complexity of this whisky.’
•Bruichladdich 10 year old “The Laddie” Islay Single Malt: ‘embrace this unpretentiously delicious Laddie with open arms. “Best Islay Whisky of 2011”
• Local Hero an oil company looks to buy up a Scottish village where they want to build a refinery, but things don’t go as expected ~ “A lovely comedy.”
• Rob Roy in the 1700’s Scottish Highlands Rob Roy leads his clan forward while defending family and honor ~ “Love, deceit, courage; riveting”
• Waking Ned Devine crafty codgers con the lottery ~ “Achingly funny”
• Braveheart commoner William Wallace leads Scottish uprising against England’s tyranny ~ “Explosive story of a real hero.”
• The Untouchables Al Capone, Eliot Ness & a tough cop ~ “Epic classic”
• The Wind & the Lion ~ “Grandly entertaining adventure”
Created especially for you – a delicious, delectable and gorgeous dessert for 10, made personally by Viognier Restaurant’s head chef, Chris Aquino. Paired with a magnum of Champs – Go ahead, indulge!
Delight in a very special three night, four day weekend for two at a charming cottage right in Carmel. Plan to relax, stroll or simply enjoy all that Carmel and the Monterey Peninsula have to offer. This lovely one-bedroom cottage is just a block from the beach and a block from shopper’s paradise, Ocean Avenue.
Start the day with a hearty breakfast at Katy’s Place, “Carmel's Breakfast Tradition” where the most precious ingredient that goes into every meal is love. Savor a meal at Carmel Mission Ranch Restaurant, one of the most spectacular spots to dine on the Monterey Peninsula. The view is gorgeous: sheep grazing in our meadow, Santa Lucia Mountains in the near distance and Point Lobos with the Pacific Ocean’s crashing waves.
What a terrific way to unwind and enjoy that long weekend!
At Stillpoint Lodge in Halibut Cove relish in the beauty of Alaska for a three night, two day stay. This award-winning wilderness lodge is secluded in an incredibly picturesque cove across Kachemak Bay from Homer, perfect for meditation and prayer, representing nirvana for discerning travelers seeking the finest in remote lodging. All inclusive; includes meals, lodging, hiking, and the use of the kayaks, ferry rides to and from Halibut Cove and Homer. $1,000 toward airfare included.
Calling all 49er Faithful: it’s time to prove that you are the Niner’s biggest fan! “Who’s got it better than us? NOBODY!” – display this awesome photo montage of the 49er’s 2013 Championship season, but, we’re not done yet. How about having it personally autographed by the winning Coach himself?
"There is a right way, there is a wrong way, there is a better way, the Forty Niner Way."