The Premier Wine Auction of the Silicon Valley
Thanks to all that attended the inaugural Silicon Valley Wine Auction benefiting the Silicon Valley Education Foundation! Produced in collaboration with the Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association, this inaugural wine event was held at Levi’s® Stadium – home of the San Francisco 49ers – highlighting the local vintners of the Santa Cruz Mountains while benefiting K-12 education in Silicon Valley. Join us in 2016 for the second annual event!
Share a passion for wine, food, and education.
One amazing day at Levi’s Stadium in the Silicon Valley inspired a bountiful $600k plus in proceeds from the Silicon Valley Wine Auction, the Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association’s inaugural charity fundraiser. Over 700 guests enjoyed wines poured by 52 vintners from the Santa Cruz Mountains during the day at the Grand Wine and Food Tasting. The evening’s festivities included a VIP wine reception followed by a 5 course wine paired dinner and live auction celebration. Featured wineries at dinner included, Ridge Vineyards, Mount Eden Vineyards, Big Basin Vineyards, Thomas Fogarty Winery, Burrell School Vineyards, House Family Vineyards, Windy Oaks Estate Winery, Kathryn Kennedy Winery, Kings Mountain Vineyards and Rhys Vineyards.
Silicon Valley Education Foundation
The Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF) is the leading education foundation serving the students, families, and teachers of Silicon Valley. To date, SVEF has raised over $8 million to help thousands of underserved youth prepare for college and careers. SVEF strives to improve education through strategic partnerships with schools, districts, businesses, and community organizations. As a nonprofit resource and advocate for students and educators, SVEF drives academic achievement in the critical areas of STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.