THE EVENT

For the wine connoisseur who appreciates the earthen opulence of wine country, cult brands, exquisite cuisine, and unparalleled auction lots, Southern California’s premier wine event is back for the 4th Annual Napa in Newport benefiting CureDuchenne. Set in the backdrop of one of Orange County’s coastal havens, Napa in Newport transports you to a world that unites renowned vintners and wine enthusiasts for a truly unforgettable experience. Guests are treated to coveted wines during the grand tasting and served alongside spectacular culinary creations at vintner hosted dining tables.

This extraordinary evening benefits CureDuchenne, a local organization with global impact, aimed at saving the lives of children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

VENUE

Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
1 Ritz Carlton DriveDana Point, CA 92629

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EVENING SCHEDULE

4:30 pm: VIP Entry to Grand Tasting

5:00 pm: Grand Tasting

7:00 pm: Dinner and Live Auction Celebration

10:00 pm: Conclusion

VINTNER CO-CHAIRS

Amanda Harlan and Scott Gould

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A portfolio of wines that are diverse in their geographic representation and ‘Grand Cru’ in quality, all under the umbrella of one philosophy, one team, one mark. Sourced from select hillside estates, the Cabernet Sauvignon wines of BOND vividly demonstrate the range of Napa Valley’s finest terroirs.

THE WINE

Sip and savor a selection of fine, collectable and luxurious wines from 40 wineries Napa Valley wineries curated by Master Sommelier,
Michael Jordan, MS, CWE.

WINE STORAGE PARTNER

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THE CHEF

Chef Andrew Sutton

Culinary Director, Disneyland Resort Signature Restaurants

Carthay Circle, Club 33, GCH Pastry, Napa Rose, 21 Royal

THE FOOD

Guests will enjoy an epicurean experience specially curated by our celebrity chef. Napa in Newport offers a unique dining experience where every table is hosted by its own Napa vintner, elevating each wine pairing by sharing the narrative behind each bottle and providing a unique experience at every table.

THE AUCTION

Raise your paddles if you enjoy rare and collectable wines, exotic getaways and once in a lifetime experiences! Guests partake in spirited bidding to advance Duchenne research during Napa in Newport’s famed live auction celebration. Past lots include large format collections, celebrity golf outings, immersive travel adventures, chef’s table dinners and VIP access to concerts, sporting events and Napa’s storied wine caves and estates.

THE CAUSE

CureDuchenne is a nonprofit dedicated to saving the lives of children and young adults affected by a debilitating and fatal childhood disease called Duchenne muscular dystrophy. In 2016, 91% of funds raised by CureDuchenne funded Duchenne research and life-enriching patient programs.

Proceeds from Napa in Newport fund research aimed at finding a cure for 300,000 young patients living with Duchenne in Napa, Newport Beach and around the world.

EVENT COMMITTEE

Jennifer Brooks

Debbie Brostek

JoAnn Brown

Trine Clark

Michele O’Leary Koll

Jacki Kopol

Lila Kuffer

Sarah McElroy

Kim Mital

Cory Muehlhauser, M.D.

Veronica Navarretta

Luci Nilson

Diane Kemple Plott

Heather Re

Michelle Rhodes

Erica Roberts

Erika Schulte

Paige Fullmer West

Elaine Wu

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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Title Sponsor

$100,000

Designation in event logo and title
Two VIP vintner-hosted dinner tables for 8
First choice of vintner host
Admission for 16 to grand tasting 30 minutes prior to general admission
Logo on step and repeat and commemorative wine glasses
Introduction of your CEO during program
Option to feature one-minute commercial during program
Suite for two at Ritz-Carlton on March 3, 2018
Private vintner-hosted wine tasting for 16 at your home or office
Premier branding on website, collateral and in media outreach
One full page color ad on back cover of program
VIP gift bag for each guest

Presenting Sponsor

$50,000

Designation in event title
Two VIP vintner-hosted dinner tables for 8
Priority choice of vintner host
Admission for 16 to grand tasting 30 minutes prior to general admission
Logo on step and repeat
Accommodations for two at Ritz-Carlton on March 3, 2018
Private vintner-hosted wine tasting for 16 at your home or office
Premier branding on website, collateral and in media outreach
One full page color ad on back inside cover of program
VIP gift for each guest

Luxury Auto Sponsor

$25,000

One VIP vintner-hosted dinner table for 8 in prime location
Automotive display in ballroom foyer
Opportunity to schedule test drives and register mailing list members
One full page color ad in Napa in Newport program
Admission for 8 to grand tasting 30 minutes prior to general admission
VIP gift for each guest

Grand Tasting Sponsor

$20,000

One VIP vintner-hosted dinner table for 8 in prime location
Premier branding and recognition on vintner guide, winery signs, cocktail napkins and vintner badges
One full page color ad in Napa in Newport program
Admission for 8 to grand tasting 30 minutes prior to general admission
VIP gift for each guest

Auction Celebration Sponsor

$20,000

One VIP vintner-hosted dinner table for 8 in prime location
Premier branding on mobile auction app, website, auction signage and live auction screens
One full page color ad in Napa in Newport program
Admission for 8 to grand tasting 30 minutes prior to general admission
VIP gift for each guest

Inspiration Sponsor

$15,000

One VIP vintner-hosted dinner table for 8 in prime location
Premier branding and logo placement in CureDuchenne patient mission video
One full page color ad in Napa in Newport program
Admission for 8 to grand tasting 30 minutes prior to general admission
VIP gift for each guest

VIP Vintner Hosted Table

$15,000

One VIP vintner-hosted dinner table for 8 in prime location
Admission for 8 to grand tasting 30 minutes prior to general admission
VIP gift for each guest

Vintner Hosted Table

$10,000

One vintner-hosted dinner table for 8
Admission for 8 to grand tasting

Napa in Newport Weekend

$5,000

Admission for two to grand tasting and vintner-hosted dinner
Accommodations for two at Ritz-Carlton on March 3, 2018
Brunch for two at Ritz-Carlton
Entry for two to the grand tasting 30 minutes prior to general admission

Ticket

$650

One ticket to grand tasting, dinner and live auction celebration

Ad Sponsor

$500

Full color, full page ad in the event program

Contact CureDuchenne for additional underwriting, naming, and matching gift opportunities.

CONTACT

For sponsorship, ticket sales, or general event information:

Rachel Nelson Peterson
Senior Director of Development, CureDuchenne
+1 949 872 2552
rachel@cureduchenne.org

CureDuchenne
1400 Quail Street, Suite 110
Newport Beach, California 92660
CureDuchenne.org