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Forks & Corks Online Food and Wine Auction

The 2023 Forks & Corks Online Food and Wine Auction will open for preview on Thursday April 13, 2023 with real-time bidding starting on Monday April 17 at 8AM. 

The 2023 Food & Wine Online Auction promises a swank collection of lots featuring rare and exquisite wines, travel, and one-of-a-kind dining and party experiences made possible by generous donations from friends of Sarasota-Manatee Originals.

Bidding will take place solely online. Funds raised by the Forks & Corks Online Food and Wine Auction are dedicated to promoting and sustaining the over 60 local independent area restaurants that are members of the Sarasota-Manatee Originals. As our organization works to support our member restaurants as they experience the lingering impacts of COVID-19 to the hospitality industry, your support means more now than ever.

The 2023 Forks & Corks Online Auction will end on Sunday, April 23 at 7PM! 

Here's a sampling from last year's auction

Double Magnum (3L) of Château Lagrange 2008

Grand Tasting Drawing!!! Two VIP Grand Tasting 2023 Tickets!

Private Mixology Class for Eight Guests at State Street Eat House + Cocktails

Beachfront Private Dinner with Paired Wines for 8 at Fin's at Sharky's

Napa Valley Wine Experience! Weekend for 2 couples hosted by Trinchero Napa Valley

RARE Biondi-Santi MAGNUM (1.5L) Brunello di Montalcino "Riserva" 2015

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the Online Auction Work?

On Thursday, April 13, 2023 the Sarasota-Manatee Originals will share the link to preview Auction Items. At that time you can view the items and packages and begin considering what you plan to bid on! On Monday, April 17 bidding will open. At that time, if you wish to bid on an item, you will be prompted to create a Log In with One Cause (you will create an account) and provide your bid amount. The Online Auction will close on Sunday, April 23 at 7PM. We encourage you to check on the items you have bid on before that date so that you may counter bid!

What types of items will be included?

The Forks & Corks Online Food and Wine Auction will feature rare and exquisite wines, international and domestic travel, special dining and party experiences, lodging, entertainment, one-of-a-kind experiences and more!

Is this Auction a fundraiser?

Funds raised by the Forks & Corks Online Food and Wine Auction are dedicated to promoting and sustaining the over 60 local independent area restaurants that are members of the Sarasota-Manatee Originals. As our organization works to support our member restaurants as they experience the impacts of COVID-19 to the hospitality industry, your support means more now than ever.

Do the items and certificates have restrictions?

Items and certificates may include restrictions. Any restrictions will be provided in the description of the item/package.

When can I pick up the items/packages that I have won?

Winners will be notified on Monday, May 1 and will be provided with pick up instructions at that time.

Do I have to be over 21 to bid on an item?

Bidders must be over 21 to bid on any items that include wine or alcohol.

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