Generous Heart @the Hangar

Honoring Nancy and Dan Duckhorn
and benefiting the Queen's Regional Cancer Center

AUCTION CATALOG PREVIEW

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DATE NIGHT

Dinner at 12 of Napa Valley’s restaurants and more for 2

Put the driver’s number on speed dial, because with this lot you already have your next 12 (or perhaps 13!) date nights all planned out, plus some wonderful goodies to sweeten the deal. Included in this lot are one-dozen gift certificates for dinner at some of Napa Valley’s best restaurants as well as 12 bottles of “Date Night” wine from Phifer Pavitt.

MEXICO RESPITE

Stay at St. Regis Mexico City and Chablé for 2

Immerse yourself in historic and vibrant Mexico City, an unforgettable blend of pre-Hispanic culture and colonial-era grandeur, during this one-of-a-kind Mexico journey. An authentic and unique travel experience, your visit will benefit from the insight of an insider, world traveler and travel specialist Lillian Aviles of Journey Mexico. Your trip begins with two nights at the landmark St. Regis Mexico City. Then you’re headed to the Yucatan, to Chablé Resort & Spa with delicious meals and memorable activities throughout your stay.

FIESTA FANTASTICO!

Private cooking class and lunch at Regusci Winery for 12

Explore the acclaimed cuisine of Oaxaca in your very own private cooking class at the historic Regusci Winery. Hosted by Laura and Jim Regusci, you’ll be guided through this memorable, hands-on experiential class by the Reguscis’ talented winery chef Angel Perez.

SAN FRANCISCO BY LAND AND SEA

Overnight excursion via a Zeelander Z44 for 6

Climb aboard a Zeelander Z44 for an overnight expedition that’ll explore the finest of San Francisco from water’s edge to the top of Nob Hill. With Erin and Adam Simms as your savvy hosts, you’ll cruise from the Napa Marina to San Francisco, enjoying the pleasures of this amazing watercraft before disembarking for a night of city sophistication.

BUON NATALE

Dinner party at Ottimo with the Policys and special guests for 20

Kick off the holidays with a dinner party that draws upon the who’s who in the worlds of pro-football, wine and food, all with an Italian flare. Sound like an amazing evening? It will be, as your party for 20 is planned and delivered by none other than Gail and Carmen Policy and renowned-chef Michael Chiarello.

LIFE IN THE VINES

Private home for 2 nights for 16 guests

Spend a weekend in the heart of Napa Valley in this private home that boasts eight full master suites. One night, enjoy dinner “at home” when a private chef cooks for you and your guests and the menu is paired with delicious wines.

TAHOE TREASURE

Luxury Lake Tahoe home for 5 nights for up to 10 guests, plus a golf outing

Set your sights on Lake Tahoe and this stunning vacation home as your next get-away destination. Nestled on the North Shore in the tiny community of Glenbrook, this property is a stone’s throw from the water. With five bedrooms, four full baths, a fully equipped kitchen, hot tub, steam shower, and two-car garage you can sleep in a different bed every night or invite four of your favorite couples and make it a week-long escape. You’ll also want to pack your golf clubs and invite three guests to join you at Martis Camp, a private course designed by Tom Fazio.

WINE, WOMEN AND WONDERFUL!

This is a buy-a-spot for lunch. Only 40 spots available!

Join Nancy Duckhorn and the who’s who of Napa Valley’s most illustrious women winemakers at Checkerboard Vineyards. This esteemed group Nancy has assembled includes Martha McClellan (Levy & McClellan), Francoise Peschon (Drinkward-Peschon), Rosemary Cakebread (Gallica), Celia Welch (Corra), Cathy Corison (Corison Wines), Helen Keplinger (Keplinger Wines) and Mia Klein (Selene). Enjoy their wines and hear their stories at the spectacular Checkerboard Vineyards estate.

GO SPEED RACER GO!

McLaren racecar experience at Sonoma Raceway for 6

Indulge your fascination with the mechanics and precision of the world’s finest vehicles: McLaren Formula 1 racecars. You'll spend a jam-packed day at Sonoma Raceway that starts with some classroom time. Then you'll climb behind the wheel of a McLaren -- it could be the McLaren 570, with its 3.8-liter twin turbo V8 pushing you to 124 mph in 9.5 seconds, or perhaps the 650S, with its screaming top speed of 207-- for four 30-minute lapping sessions. By day’s end, you’ll pilot a McLaren with the confidence and finesse of a champion.

CHAIRS’ LOT: TAKE FLIGHT

An unparalleled wine country adventure with Nancy and Dan Duckhorn for 8

Explore the world of Nancy and Dan Duckhorn by air and by earth with this one-of-a-kind, two-day experience for eight guests, built around the wines made world-renowned by Dan's visionary achievements and the wines that have inspired this dynamic Napa Valley couple. You’ll tour Napa Valley with stops at Duckhorn Vineyards and Paraduxx and travel by private jet to Anderson Valley to visit Goldeneye and the Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival. You’ll dine with Nancy and Dan at two wineries, Bottega restaurant and in their home. You’ll taste wines that will make your friends jealous and you’ll take home a set of magnums you’ll be tempted to keep forever as mementos of this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

SUBLIME STAYCATION

Napa Valley luxury accommodations, winery visits, massages and dinner for 4

Experience Napa Valley from a whole new perspective—as a guest—complete with stays at a luxurious private winery estate and resort, Michelin-star dining, and wine tasting. You’ll start at the newly renovated Vintage House, Napa Valley’s newest luxury hotel, visit JCB and Villagio’s estate vineyard, indulge in massages, dine at La Toque and stay at the Tournesol estate in Coombsville.

WIZARD OF NAPA VALLEY: SCARECROW AND TIN MAN

12-vintage vertical of Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon

This singular lot from vintner and photographer Bret Lopez, his partner/muse Mimi DeBlasio and Generous Heart honorees Nancy and Dan Duckhorn. This stunning vertical starts with the inaugural vintage of 2003 and progressing to its most recent vintage, the 2014. And there’s more: this lot also includes two bottles of the first three vintages of M. Étain: 2008, 2009 and 2010; each duo is encased in wood boxes. All bottles are 750ml.

SWEET HOME NAPA VALLEY

Buy a spot; only 100 available.

Get out your party hat: Trefethen Family Vineyards is turning 50! To celebrate this grand event, the Trefethen family is joining forces once again with Napa Valley’s very own Silverado Pickups to rock the night away with a country barbecue and exclusive performance. And you’re invited.

A NIGHT TO REMEMBER

Dinner hosted by Oscar and Denise Renteria at the Brown Ranch for 20

Relax with your guests and enjoy hors d’oeuvres al fresco while you take in the beauty of this historic 40-acre parcel. It promises to be an unforgettable evening with dinner prepared by a private chef, paired with wines contributed by the Renterias.

SEADREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS

Mediterranean voyage for 7 days for 2

Explore the Mediterranean the best way…by sea…in a yacht…for seven days! Your SeaDream excursion offers a remarkably different yachting experience that will deliver an unforgettable voyage. You’ll sail through iconic waterways and stop at famous ports as well as many less crowded, yet equally beautiful ports in the region. On board, your experience will be exceptional. SeaDream’s 56-stateroom yachts are favored for their casual and personalized luxury.

BENCHLANDS BLOCK PARTY

Tours, tastings and lunch in three of Napa Valley’s most exclusive wineries for 6

To celebrate the first-ever Benchlands Block Party, you’ll start your day with a tour and tasting in the remarkable stone castello at Blankiet Estate, followed by a visit to Dominus Estate, and then to Vine Hill Ranch for lunch and revelry in the vineyard with the vintner neighbors as your hosts.

HAWAIIAN HIDEAWAY

Seven-night stay in private estate on Kona, Hawaii for up to 10

Escape to paradise, where you’ll call Patty and Stan Teaderman’s 5,000-square-foot oceanfront estate on the Kona Gold Coast your personal resort for one week. Inside “Hale Alii Honu Kai,” or “Royal Turtle Cove Villa,” lush creature comforts await you while outside, you’ll find a lush tropical garden with lanai and 300 feet of private oceanfront.

CABERNET, CAVES AND CUISINE

Dinner at Far Niente for 20

Savor a magical evening in the hills of Oakville at Far Niente, Hosted by winery proprietress Beth Nickel, the evening will feature a sumptuous meal paired with delicious wines from Far Niente, Dolce, Nickel & Nickel, EnRoute and Bella Union.

MANHATTAN À LA CHANEL

A visit to New York hosted by the esteemed fashion house Chanel for 2

Chanel has provided you the perfect piece of fine statement jewelry to wear for your next Chanel visit: a Coco Crush ring. You’ll spend three nights and four days in Manhattan. The Archer Hotel is your home base for this visit. One day, you’ll have the privilege of a tour of the gallery of luxury goods at the Chanel Boutique on Madison Avenue. On another day you’ll take in the views of the lavish estates and idyllic landscape of Long Island’s North Shore on a sailing cruise. And, one evening, Chanel has arranged for you to dine at Charles Masson’s new restaurant, Majorelle.

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This year, the Generous Heart event will take place at Paraduxx Napa Valley and honor Nancy and Dan Duckhorn. Nancy and Dan are highly respected pioneers in the wine industry, widely known for the key roles they have played in developing the Napa Valley into a world-class premier wine-growing region. The proceeds from this years's Generous Heart event will benefit Queen of the Valley's Regional Cancer Center.

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Paraduxx
7257 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 94558​

Parking is not available at Paraduxx.

Event parking will be located at:

California Department of Fish and Wildlife

7329 Silverado Trail

Shuttles will depart every 5 minutes beginning at 5:25 p.m.

For more information please call 707-257-4044, or click here for a map.


Generous Heart 2017 Committee
Nancy and Dan Duckhorn, Honorary Chairs

Beth Fenton, Co-Chair
Dorothy Salmon, Co-Chair
Erin Simms, Co-Chair
Mandy Birckbeck
Deb Connor
Laura Gazi
Rebecca Johnson
Paula Kornell
Lydia Mondavi
Lauren Nicholsen
George Porter
Sandra Powers
Laura Regusci
Kass Simon
Janet Trefethen
Kimberly Washington


A special thank you to our Diamond sponsors:

Thank you to all our sponsors and underwriters here.

1000 Trancas Street • Napa, California 94558 • (707) 257-4044