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Forks & Corks Online Food and Wine Auction

The 2025 Forks & Corks Food & Wine Online Auction again promises a high-end collection of lots featuring rare wines, travel, and unique dining experiences, generously donated by friends of Sarasota-Manatee Originals.

The Auction opens for real-time bidding on Monday, January 20 and will close on Sunday, January 26 at 3PM. 

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. We thank you for your support.

Featured 2024 Lots

Private Reserve and Library Tasting at Canard Vineyard for 6

Alexander Vally Vineyards "Cyrus" Six Vintage Vertical (2012-2017) in Crate

Private Wine Dinner for 12 at Michael's Wine Cellar

Double Magnum (3L) of Château Lagrange 2008

Dreaming of Tempranillo with Pinea Vineyards, Spain!

Jeroboam 2022 Chateau de Berne "Ultimate" Provence Rosé

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the Online Auction Work?

On Monday, January 20 live 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, January 26 at 3PM. We encourage you to check on the items you have bid on before that date so that you may counter bid!

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. 

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 attending The Grand Tasting on Jan 26 can pick up their item(s) at the event between 3 & 4 pm.

All other winners will be notified starting on Wednesday, Jan 29 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.