Have you ever considered holding a wine auction for your nonprofit? Wine is one of the most searched words on the internet today! Wine crosses socio-economic, cultural, religious, and political barriers. As a result of wine auctions increasing popularity and record setting financial results, charity wine auctions are currently creating their own unique niche within the charity auction industry.
In addition to being a respected wine educator and sommelier, Tom DiNardo is ranked as one of the nation’s “Top 4” charity wine auctioneers. To date he Tom is the only charity auctioneer in the United States who has earned his sommelier diplomate credential. Tom had a previous career in the wine industry and today he is recognized as one of the nations pioneering charity wine auctioneers. DiNardo & Lord Auctioneers has earned their place, as one of “the top four” expertly qualified charity auction firms, out of 35,000 professional charity auctioneers in the live auction industry in the United States today. TOf those truly qualified charity wine auctioneers, most are employed by the major auction houses. Tom DiNardo’s expertise in wine will help you to create a powerful event and terrific guest experience.
DiNardo & Lord Auctioneers Wine Auction Design Program insures that our clients will avoid many of the common mistakes that other non-profit organizations often make while attempting to create a charity wine auction event. If revenue is important to you and your organization, then you will be thrilled with the results delivered by our sommeliers and wine educators. You will effectively learn to create and design a spectacular wine auction and wine event experience that will break all previous fundraising auction records achieved by your nonprofit organization. This fundraising consultant service instructs our clients in the importance of the creation of event theme, vendor and sponsorship solicitation, wine cellaring, sommelier services, wine education, frommagier services, chef services, gourmet food selection, and wine auction procurement services. We will also consult with our clients regarding the basic local legal requirements for wine auctions and wine events in your state.
If you are still looking for a qualified charity wine auctioneer, then administer the following simple test to assess your wine auctioneer candidate’s qualifications: (1) Ask the charity auctioneer to pronounce the name of the wines you plan on selling in your charity wine auction. (2) Ask your charity wine auctioneer candidate what wine auctions they have presided over without the assistance of an MC or sommelier. (3) Ask your charity auctioneer to describe a wine’s vintage, the grape varietals, terroir, etc. (4) Ask your charity auctioneer what appeals most to them about their favorite wine or winery and why.