Diana Biederman | Naples Daily News
This year’s theme is “Generosity in Full Bloom.” The room holds 650, and every guest is encouraged to generously bid on the final “Fund a Need” lot, targeting early learning initiatives with an emphasis on mental health.
How much did this year’s Festival bring in?
A record-breaking $33 million.
Lot 1: Drive a Piece of History and Collect Liquid Legends
Setting the tone for an afternoon, the first lot includes a completely restored 1966 vintage Ford Bronco inspired by the “Barbie” movie. The winning bidder also scores a collection of 39 magnums from each of the 2024 Naples Winter Wine Festival’s participating prestige vintners.
Sold for: $320,000
Lot 2: From the Purity of Pomerol to the Gems of the Caribbean
A night at Château La Conseillante’s Pomerol family estate in Bordeaux for two couples is followed by a week-long Caribbean voyage on the Evrima, part of The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection departing via private jet to Barbados with stops in Grenada, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. John’s, Antigua, St. Kitts and Virgin Gorda, BVI. This lot includes two double magnums of 2016 Château La Conseillante.
Sold for: $220,000
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