Cabernet for Connoisseurs

 23rd Annual Wine Tasting, Dinner, and Auction

March 17, 2018 at The St. Regis Hotel San Francisco


Contact: Camilla Burraston at cburraston@familyhouseinc.org or 415-307-5117

An evening of fine wine, fun and inspiration!

This exclusive event boasts exceptional wine tastings from world-class vintners and a gourmet dinner, as well as silent and live live auctions featuring renowned wines, unparalleled luxury and travel packages, and truly one-of-a-kind experiences. This singular event appeals not only to the wine connoisseur, but also to anyone who enjoys festive indulgence in the spirit of generosity. All funds raised benefit Family House, providing care and comfort for families with children battling cancer and other life-threatening illnesses.

Event Co-Chairs:

Scott Miller and Jeff Smith

Event Committee:

Carolyn Duryea, Steve Goldfarb, Susie Heller, Kimberly Jones, Lorcan Kearney, John Kugler, Adriel Lares, Kim Murphy, Bob Nibbi, Bill Shea, Dan Toney, Alex Virgilio, Spencer Wang, Faith Wheeler, Michelle Yoshinaka, Debbie Zachareas

Thank you to our Lead Sponsors:

The Kalmanovitz Charitable Foundation
Pamela and George Hamel, Jr.

View the 2018 Event Catalog


2018 Photos

Photo Album 1
Photo Album 2
Photo Album 3
Volunteer Photos

2018 Vintners

* Indicated vintners generously donated to the live auction, but did not pour at the event.

Your Support Matters

Founded in 1981, Family House is a pediatric guest house for families with a child being treated for a serious illness at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in San Francisco. More than just housing – Family House offers care, comfort and a worry-free environment. As a is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, it is the generous donations from individuals, corporations, foundations and events like Cabernet for Connoisseurs that allow us to provide our vital services 100% free of charge to all families who stay under our roof.