Forks & Corks Online Food and Wine Auction
The 2024 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.
Featured Lots From 2023
Pop's Sunset Grill Rum Dinner & Key West Vacation
3 Vintage Vertical of Sparkman Cellars "Kingpin" Cabernet Sauvignon
Private Wine Dinner for 12 at Michael's Wine Cellar
Magnum of Trefethen Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
Tour & Tasting at Graham's 1890 Port Wine Lodge in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
Milbrandt Single Vineyard & Estates 8-Bottle Sample Pack
Frequently Asked Questions
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 3PM. We encourage you to check on the items you have bid on before that date so that you may counter bid!
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!
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 Hurricane Ian and COVID-19 to the hospitality industry, your support means more now than ever.
Items and certificates may include restrictions. Any restrictions will be provided in the description of the item/package.
Winners attending The Grand Tasting on Jan 29 can pick up their item(s) at the event between 3 & 4 pm.
All other winners will be notified starting on Wednesday, Jan 31 and will be provided with pick up instructions at that time.
Bidders must be over 21 to bid on any items that include wine or alcohol.