Beckstoffer To Kalon is in every way an American First Growth vineyard. Location, history dating back to the 1860s, brilliant farming, and experienced wine-making.
Andy Beckstoffer, legendary owner of these vineyards, has accumulated a portfolio of Napa Valley’s most historic and iconic vineyards over the last four decades.
Tor Kenward, proprietor of TOR Wines and another of Napa Valley’s legends, has led the charge as one of the appellation’s great champions and ambassadors for quality and worldwide acclaim for over forty years.
This extremely rare lot is an opportunity to spend one-on-one time with these two Napa legends.
First, you will walk with Andy and Tor through To Kalon Vineyard to discover its beauty and history, hearing first-hand the secrets of why and how so many great wines have come from this revered site.
Second, share a unique, curated dinner with five of your deserving friends in the private Vintner’s Room at award-winning PRESS Restaurant in St. Helena. During this multi-course dinner, you will enjoy a handpicked selection of TOR Beckstoffer To Kalon wines with Andy and Tor, along with several priceless and historic Napa Valley bottlings dating back as far as 1943 from Tor’s notably deep cellar.
Every year Tor bottles less than a handful of TOR Beckstoffer To Kalon etched 3L’s for perpetuity. For this extraordinary lot, he has selected a four-bottle vertical, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity because of each bottle’s rarity.
- Private, curated tour of Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard with Andy and Tor – Priceless!
- Dinner for six plus Andy and Tor at PRESS Restaurant. Includes multi-vintages of TOR Beckstoffer To Kalon wines as well as historic bottles from Tor’s cellar – Valued at $8000
- Four – 3 Liter hand-etched bottles of TOR Beckstoffer To Kalon (2007, 2008 Clone 4, 2009 Clone 6, 2010 Anniversary Cuvee) – Valued at $4000
Click here to see the e lot bidding. Bidding start May 28th.
Sponsored by the Napa Valley Vintners and founded in 1981 by a small group of winery owners, including Robert and Margrit Mondavi, (Tor was on the first Steering Committee.) Auction Napa Valley has become the world’s most celebrated charity wine event.
The Napa Valley Vintners distribute the proceeds from Auction Napa Valley annually to a core group of 25 local nonprofits, which emphasize prevention and early intervention in community health and children’s education.
Auction Napa Valley combines Napa Valley wine, the region’s iconic scenery, vintner hospitality, creative culinary expressions and the chance for bidders to acquire rare collections of Napa Valley wine and once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
The four-day fete features many events ending with the grand Live Auction Celebration, which has been hosted every year since inception on the grounds of the exclusive Meadowood Napa Valley resort.
Click here to preview the TOR WINES E-Auction lot, open to wine lovers and bidders anywhere in the world. The E-Auction will open for bidding Sunday, May 28th at Noon PDT and run through Sunday, June 4th, Noon PDT. Click here view the lots.
Please visit the Napa Valley Vintner’s website for more information.