rotary.fw.png 2017 Live Auction Items

                       (updated 5/31/2017)


#101      Wine and Dine on Lindsey Street

Enjoy rare wines personally selected from The Cork Screw.   Add your choice of fine cuts of meat  from Artisan Meats using your $100 gift certificate.  Spend a special evening at Legends Restaurant with the $100 gift certificate.  Visit International Pantry  for $50 in merchandise or a cooking lesson. Pair cheese from Forward Foods ($50) with the rare wines featured in this fabulous package that spotlights Lindsey Street businesses.

Opus One, 2013                             97 points, Robert Parker                        

Shafer Hillside, 09                           94 points, Parker; 96 points, Wine Spectator

Ornellaia, 2013                               93 points Wine Spectator; 96 points Parker

Caymus Special Select Cab 2013    95 points Wine Spectator                       

Phelps Insignia 2013                       98+ Parker; 93 Wine Spectator


Donated by: Cross Timbers Rotary Club

Value: $1,500

#102      Vintage Wine Log

This Antique Vintage Wine Log  from the 1700’s is printed on parchment paper. A rare collectible for the wine enthusiast!

Donated by: Mister Roberts

Value: $695

#103      Tailgate in Style

Sit back and relax as the Norman Rotary Club takes care of all the details for an OU tailgate experience to remember! Package includes four tickets in section 3 row 44, two parking spots at the corner of Lindsey & McKinley, a Yeti Hopper 240 stocked with beer and wine, a $300 gift card to Abbey Road catering and a $50 gift card to Forward Foods. Plus a few OU items for game day!

Must be redeemed for one 2017 OU football game.

Donated by: Norman Rotary Club

Value: Priceless

#104      Thunder Struck for 4

Cheer on the Thunder while you sit close to the action in section 115, Row Q seats 9-12!

Donated by: Leslie Liddell

Value: $664

#105      For the Collector – 1982 Dom Pérignon

Dom Pérignon is a brand of vintage champagne produced by the champagne house Moët & Chandon and serves as that house's prestige champagne. It is named after Dom Pérignon, a Benedictine monk who was an important quality pioneer for champagne wine.


Donated by Richard & Geri Krenek

Value: $1,295

#106      "Wine a Little" 

Every kitchen could use a wine and beverage cooler. This package includes a Tramontina Wine & Beverage center. Features an attractive double pane glass door w stainless steel frame that allows you to view your wine and beverages at a glance. Its adjustable tempered glass shelves are easy to clean and can be moved to accommodate different sized bottles or cans, while the adjustable thermostat with digital display allows you to modify the temperature as needed. This center is fully functional, can be placed in any room, providing convenient access and storage for your wine and beverages in a compact size. (W 20.43” x D: 21.37” x H: 31.43)

The beverage center can hold up to 30 bottles of wine (depending on bottle size) or 126 cans.


Veuve Clicquot Brut

2015 Seghesio Zinfandel, Sonoma County

2015 Rombauer Carneros Chardonnay

2014 Rose Rock Pinot Noir

2014 Decoy Merlot Duckhorn Wine Co

2012 Keenan Cabernet Sauvignon

2015 Honig Sauvignon Blanc Reserve

2015 Chateau de Berne Impatience Rose

Domaine Chandon Etoile Brut

2014 Gehricke Russian River Valley Chardonnay

2013 L’Ecole No 41 Columbia Valley Merlot

2014 The Four Graces Pinot Noir

2 signed bottles of 2010 Switzer Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon

Donated by: Sooner Rotary Club

Value: $1,000

#107      Ski the Butte

Crested Butte has a lot to offer in the summer, winter and in-between. Its mountain scenery is spectacular and recreational opportunities are endless. Enjoy a week in this beautiful, two-story condo in historic Crested Butte, Colorado. Located one block from the slopes, this gorgeous vacation spot sleeps eight and has a private balcony with a wonderful mountain view.

Donated by: Jaci Williams

Value: $1,600

#108      Green with Envy!

This stunning 18k white gold, green garnet and white diamond necklace and matching earrings will make a statement when she walks in the door!


Donated by: Mitchell’s Jewelry

Value: $3,785

#109      Tim Kenney Original

This 36” x 24” Aspen painting on stretched canvas is by Norman artist, Tim Kenney. Tim is known for his one-of-a-kind oil paintings of well-known landscapes.  He paints with oil, using palette knives on stretched canvas. Tim shows his paintings in Santa Fe, NM; throughout Colorado and Norman, OK. He was the featured artist for the Norman Mayfair Festival in 2013.


Donated by: Tim Kenney

Value:  $1,750

#110      Thunder Up Package!

Want to get close to the Thunder action! You and three guests will receive lower-level tickets (Section 120, Row CC) to one OKC Thunder game during the 2017-18 season. Pre- or post-game enjoy dinner for four at Benvenuti's Ristorante (excluding alcohol, tax and gratuity).

Donated by: Amy and Courtney Brackin, Benvenuti’s Ristorante  

Value: $1,200

#111      Summer Barbeque with OU Basketball Coach Lon and Barb Kruger

Enjoy a summer evening at Lon & Barb Kruger’s countryside home as they invite you and nine of your friends for dinner. Enjoy a feast of Barbeque, sides and sweets under the stars prepared by Head Country Catering. Must be scheduled in July or August 2017. Date must be agreed upon by all parties.

Donated by: Barb & Lon Kruger, Head Country Catering

Value: Priceless

#112      Wines Around the World

If you agree with Ernest Hemingway’s sentiment that “wine is the most civilized thing in the world”, then we have something for you and 7 of your closest friends. Michael and Jim Pullen have generously donated a six-hour event including a home tour, several wine tastings and dinner. Enjoy a unique combination of wines from around the world; from a French Bordeaux, to a cult Napa wine and many vineyards in between. You will experience the wines paired with different foods that will bring out the flavors hidden within the food and wine. After dinner, move to the wine room where two wines await. See if your palette can tell the difference in a $1000 bottle of wine versus a $15 bottle. This is followed by a Napa Horizontal tasting outside by the fire.

The Pullen home is a hidden treasure located in Norman that has been featured on HGTV and several publications. From the moment you walk into this one of a kind home, you will be truly amazed and transcended into a European Manor. An evening of great wines, many laughs, unique food pairings, all surrounded by art and antiques from around the world.

Valid for one year from date of purchase.

Donated by: Michael and Jim Pullen

Value: $5,000

#113      Wine Tasting for 24

Discover exceptional wines from the location of your choice. Republic National Distributing Company will select and present these wines to you and your friends to enjoy  this amazing opportunity to refine and refresh your wine palate. You supply the location, food, and glassware, and RNDC will supply more than enough wine and knowledge to please your group.  Don't miss this one! Keith Busking will be your coordinating host.

Donated by: Republic National Distributing Company & Keith Busking

Value: $2,400

#114      Nothing Runs Like a Deere!

When it comes to work, this John Deere Gator XUV560 does not mess around!  The Gator™ XUV560 utility vehicle is a great value, with an ergonomic operator station, four-wheel independent suspension for excellent ride and handling, and four-wheel drive (4WD). With its quiet engine and the availability of more than 75 attachments, the Gator™ XUV560 can help you tackle all your tough jobs around your property.

Provided by: Grissoms, LLC

Value: $10,499

#115      Relax in Mexico

Relax at Hotel Ixtapan, Spa & Golf Resort in Mexico during your 7 day spa trip. The resort is 65 miles from Mexico City, has two pools and a 5-star Holistic Spa. Package includes accommodations, meals, organic treatments and yoga/fitness classes for two. Transfers, gratuities and incidentals not included. Good thru December 2018. Not applicable during Christmas and Easter holidays.

Donated by: Hotel Ixtapan

Value: $3,750

#116      Napa Valley for Two

Enjoy all that Napa Valley has to offer in this round trip getaway for two to California’s most popular tourist destination, and one of the world’s major wine regions. Spend a day being chauffeured through Wine Country sampling various wines at premium vineyards. You will tour 4-6 wineries and enjoy a picnic lunch & dessert while learning the fine art of wine-making. You will also enjoy a breathtaking sunrise flight in a hot air balloon over the picturesque Napa Valley, followed by a champagne brunch.

This Experience Includes:

  • Roundtrip Economy Class Airfare for (2) between two major airports within the 48 contiguous United States, subject to availability
  • (3) Night, Double Occupancy stay at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn and Spa, subject to availability
  • Guided tour for (2) of 4-6 premium wineries and a picnic lunch.
  • Hot air balloon ride & champagne brunch for (2)
  • Daily breakfast for (2) included with your stay
  • Concierge service to assist you in planning this exciting experience

Value: $4,995

#117      South Africa Photo Safari

Enjoy a civilized taste of the wild in the heart of Africa's richest conservation region. This six-day adventure for two, donated by Zulu Nyala Safaris, includes three meals a day by local African chefs, 2 daily game viewing drives and luxurious accommodations in one of the lodges or tented lodge.  MUST BE USED WITHIN TWO (2) YEARS OF PURCHASE DATE

Donated by: Zulu Nyala Safaris & Keith Busking

Value: $5,950



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