Cabernet for Connoisseurs

24th Annual Wine Tasting, Dinner, and Auction

125 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94103
5:30 pm – Wine Tasting & Silent Auction
7:00 pm – Dinner & Live Auction
Featuring menu by Guest Chef Mourad Lahlou of Mourad restaurant

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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, Jamie O’Hara, Dan Toney, Faith Wheeler, Michelle Yoshinaka, Debbie Zachareas

Thank you to our Lead Sponsor:

The Kalmanovitz Charitable Foundation


2019 Participating 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.