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Join us on October 9 for Georgia Aquarium's 9th Annual Aqua Vino. Sample wines from around the world, and taste the best cuisine Atlanta has to offer. You also don't want to miss our amazing live and silent auctions.
Proceeds benefit Georgia Aquarium’s Sea Turtle conservation and research initiatives.
Georgia Aquarium's 9th Annual Aqua Vino - Hosted by Jeff Corwin
October 9, 2014
Georgia Aquarium and Oceans Ballroom
VIP Tasting: 6 - 10 p.m.
Grand Tasting: 7 - 10 p.m.
Aqua Vino provides guests with an unforgettable evening featuring the best in food and wine while enjoying the backdrop of the Oceans Ballroom and the Aquarium's galleries. The VIP Tasting is from 6-10 p.m., and the Grand Tasting is from 7-10 p.m.
Enjoy and sample more than 200 fine wines from around the globe, gourmet fare from Atlanta’s premier restaurants and a live, silent and wine auction. All proceeds from Aqua Vino support Georgia Aquarium's Sea Turtle conservation and research initiatives.
Television host, author and biologist, Jeff Corwin shares his support of the conservation efforts of the Georgia Aquarium by hosting this year’s Aqua Vino event. Jeff is executive producer and host of the Emmy-Award winning weekly series, Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin from Georgia Aquarium, airing weekends on ABC stations nationally. Each week on Ocean Mysteries, Jeff opens viewers’ eyes to the extraordinary stories that lie beneath our oceans while enhancing our understanding about our ocean's life-sustaining value to the planet.
See pictures from Aqua Vino 2013:
Grand Tasting: $150
Members Rate - $125 per person
Grand Tasting includes:
Champagne Patron: $1,000
Champagne Patron includes:
Corporate Host Sponsorship: $3,000
Purchasing a table at Aqua Vino is a great way to entertain your top clients or reward your top employees, while supporting Georgia Aquarium. This package provides great branding exposure and recognition to all event guests. Please email email@example.com if you have additional questions. Print deadlines do apply.
CORPORATE HOSTS:AGL | Ascent
2014 In-Kind Partners:
OFFICIAL MEDIA SPONSORAtlanta Homes & Lifestyles Magazine
DECOR PARTNERYour Event Solution
RESTAURANT MEDIA PARTNERDining Out Magazine
RESTAURANT SUPPLY PARTNERBruce's Best
Caricature Artist Sponsor:
VIP Gift Sponsor:
Heidi’s Heavenly Cookies
Mobile Bidding Technology Partner:
2014 Wine ListBelow is a list of the participating distributors and wineries to be featured at Aqua Vino 2014. Check back soon to see the full wine list, closer to the event.
If you are interested in donating wine to our Silent Auction, we are happily accepting donations. Please email AquaVino@georgiaaquarium.org. Your donation will support Sea Turtle Research and is fully tax-deductible.
|Alexander Valley Vineyards||www.avvwine.com|
|Barefoot Wine & Bubbly||www.barefootwine.com|
|Bacco Fine Wine||www.baccofinewine.com|
|Bronco Wine Company||www.broncowine.com|
|Crane Creek Vineyards||www.cranecreekvineyards.com|
|Hope Family Wines||www.hopefamilywines.com|
|McManis Family Vineyards||www.mcmanisfamilyvineyards.com|
|Montaluce Winery and Estates||www.montaluce.com|
|Terra Valentine Winery||wwww.terravalentine.com|
|The Wine Group||www.thewinegroup.com|
|Wine Sellers Ltd||www.winesellersltd.com|
|Merchant du Vin||www.merchantduvin.com|
|SweetWater Brewing Company||www.sweetwaterbrew.com|
Below is a list of our 2013 Restaurants. As space is limited, restaurant participation is by invite only. Check back soon to see the updated 2014 list.
2013 Restaurant List
2014 Silent AuctionWe are in the process of accepting items to be included in our amazing Silent Auction for 2014. If you are interested in donating, please download and complete this form and return to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Check out the list of items from 2013!
Cuisine & Wine:
2014 Live AuctionWe are busy working to finalize our Live Auction items. Serious inquiries may email email@example.com. At this time we are not accepting items on consignment.
Check out last year’s fabulous items!
Sonoma Winemaker Tour with Kerry DamskeyThe winning bidder and 5 friends will fly on the included roundtrip airfare to San Francisco, then travel to the heart of Sonoma Valley. This trip includes:
Amazing Cayman Islands VacationWith direct flights from any of their US gateways, Cayman Airways will bring you straight into your vacation on the Cayman Islands. You’ll be staying four nights at the Ritz-Carlton on Grand Cayman, an exclusive oceanfront hotel catering to those who seek a grander level of relaxation and luxury. Let your imagination and sense of adventure wander in the Caribbean wonderland that is our Seven Mile Beach Resort on the island of Grand Cayman. From strolls on the picturesque white sands of Seven Mile Beach to sunset cocktails poolside, your Caribbean escape beckons. Included in this vacation are flights, tickets to Stingray City, another local attraction of your choice, and dinner at Guy Harvey’s Island Grille.
Explore AlaskaWe are thrilled to offer this once in a lifetime opportunity for you and a guest to explore Alaska like no other! Our good friends at Alaska Sea Life Center and Alaska Destinations will provide you incredible opportunities to get up close and personal with amazing aquatic life in the beautiful state of Alaska. You and a guest will enjoy three nights accommodations in Anchorage and/or Seward, round trip transportation to Seward Wildlife and a Glacier cruise into Kenai Fjords National Park, Behind the Scenes VIP Tour of the Alaska Sea Life Center, and a ASLC Puffin Experience or Octopus Experience! Also included are flight credits from Atlanta to Anchorage for two guests.
Celebrity Cruising to the CaribbeanCelebrity offers the perfect Caribbean cruise for every sun lover. This luxurious cruise includes round-trip airfare for two to Fort Lauderdale. Then you are off on a wonderful 7-day vacation in a Veranda Stateroom on one of our beautiful ships leaving from either Fort Lauderdale or Miami. Enjoy some of the world's most visually stunning beaches in locations such as St. Kitts, Turks & Caicos, Cozumel and more! Explore villages for unique treasures, or excite your inner adventurer with Caribbean vacation tours both on land and sea. You can choose any ship, any date that works in your schedule!
Luxury Vegas GetawayYou and a guest will be whisked away on Southwest Airlines direct to Las Vegas for two nights in one of The Venetian’s or The Palazzo’s luxurious suites. Included in this package is airport limousine service that will bring you to VIP check-in, an incredible dinner at Emeril Lagasse’s Delmonico, a Gondola ride for two on The Venetian’s Grand Canal and Spa Services for two at Canyon Ranch Spa Club. Bidding on this trip will bring you extra luck!
Atlanta’s Best Chefs Dinner at the Sheraton Atlanta paired with a fully stocked wine cellar!For a culinary experience you can’t buy—a collection of Atlanta’s most celebrated chefs—you won’t want to miss! Some of our city’s best culinary talents will converge at the Sheraton Atlanta for an evening of culinary bliss! If you're planning an occasion, over-the-top-business event or celebration in the coming year, this is the perfect opportunity to allow us to handle the planning (and dishes) with Atlanta’s top culinary talent. This dinner for 10 also includes 5 complimentary room nights at the Sheraton Atlanta. You will also walk away with 10 cases of wines featured at Aqua Vino to stock your wine cellar! Compliments of our participating chefs, their restaurants and the Sheraton Atlanta. Cheers!
We would like to recognize several individuals who have donated countless hours and resources to assist in planning and fundraising for Aqua Vino.
Next Wave Society
Aqua Vino Event Chair:
Joanna Cheng – Creative Financial Staffing
Aqua Vino Event Co-Chair:
Jason Lunsford – Continuity Risk Partners
Silent Auction Volunteer Committee: