Cabernet for Connoisseurs

Cabernet for Connoisseurs

25th Annual Wine Tasting, Dinner, and Auction

March 28, 2020
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel San Francisco (600 Stockton St, San Francisco, CA 94108)
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5:30 pm – Wine Tasting & Silent Auction
7:00 pm – Dinner & Live Auction

For 2020 tickets and sponsorship information, please contact Camilla Burraston at

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, Linda Goldfarb, Steve Goldfarb, George Hamel III, Susie Heller, Kimberly Jones, Lorcan Kearney, Shaina Kerrigan, John Kugler, Mourad Lahlou, Adriel Lares, Mark Orsi, Bill Shea, Brad Singer, Dan Toney, Faith Wheeler, Michelle Yoshinaka

2020 Participating Vintners

* Indicates vintners who have generously donated to the live auction, but will 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.

View the 2019 Auction Catalog | View the 2019 event recap video | View 2019 event photos