Wine Tasting

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17th Annual Far Above Cayuga’s Wineries Wine Tasting & Silent Auction
Open to the Public!

Fri., January 30, 2015
5:30-8:30 pm
Rosamond Gifford Burnet Park Zoo
One Conservation Place, Syracuse

The Cornell Alumni Association of Central New York’s  annual wine tasting features wines from Cornellian-owned and operated vineyards.  Proceeds help fund CAACNY scholarships to benefit Syracuse-area students studying at Cornell.  A silent auction features more than 150 items includes Cornell memorabilia as well as gift certificates from local restaurants, hotels and museums.

$40/person advance sale through January 28, 2015
$45/person after January 28, 2015 or at the door
Includes wine tastings, souvenir wine glass, hors d’oeuvres, turkey carving station and dessert

To purchase online:  Coming soon!

To purchase by mail:  Please send your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, quantity of tickets needed and a check ($40/ticket) made payable to “CAACNY” to: Jim Miller, Attn:  Wine Tasting, 318 Strathmore Drive, Syracuse, New York 13207.

For more information contact Jim Miller ’69 at jgm27@cornell.edu.

PARTICIPATING WINERIES (2014)

Anyela’s Lakewood
Dr. Frank Merritt Estate
Fulkerson Penguin Bay
Glenora Sheldrake Point
Hazlitt 1852 Six Mile Creek
Hosmer Silver Thread
King Ferry Swedish Hill
Knapp Winery at Marjim Manor
Chateau Lafayette Reneau

 

SAMPLE SILENT AUCTION ITEMS (2014)

#

Item

Value

Bid

1

Otesaga – Cooperstown- Twosome w/ cart

$250

 

2

Cornell Big Red Hockey Poster – featuring the “Jason Mask” and Budweiser w/ ’85-’86 Hockey calendar (18 x 30)

??

 

3

American Hotel- Sharon Springs- Overnight w/ full breakfast and four course Dinner for Two

$270

 

4

Inns of Aurora – Aurora- Overnight with breakfast

$300

 

5

Maxie’s Supper Club – Ithaca – Gift certificate

$50

 

6

Anonymous – Chemistry-Sienko & Plane,©1966 Bob Plane, Cornell Chemistry professor, provost and later President of Clarkson, Wells, and co-founder of the Cayuga Wine Trail

 

??

 

7

The Blue Tusk- Armory Square-Gift Card

$25

 

 

The Blue Tusk- Armory Square-Gift Card

$25

 

8

Hangar Theatre – Ithaca- 2 VIP tickets for any 2014 production

$70

 

9

Frontenac Point Vineyard and Estate Winery- Gift certificate

$50

 

10

Anonymous – Cornell Tops Them All –T shirt commemorating the pumpkin atop McGraw Tower –Large- used. Collector’s Item. 1997

$??

 

11

Glimmerglass Opera- Cooperstown – 2 tickets to 2014 production

$150

 

12

Cornell Store- Big Red Bear trailer hitch cover

$18

 

13

Belhurst Castle- Geneva – Sunday Brunch for two

$40

 

14

Cornell Alumni University-  1 weeklong Course

$990

 

15

Fleet Feet Sports – Gift Certificate

$50

 

16

Drumlins- Golf foursome- w/ 2 carts

$136

 

17

Seward House- Auburn- 2 Tickets

$16

 

18

Seward House- Auburn- 2 Tickets

$16

 

19

Seward House- Auburn- Family Membership

$70

 

20

Homewood Suites- Liverpool-overnight w/ breakfast

$150

 

21

Syracuse Opera- pair tickets to 2012-2013 season

$130

 

22

CAACNY – T-shirt, XL

$15

 

23

CAACNY – T-shirt, XL

$15

 

24

Candlewood Suites – Syracuse Airport- Overnight

$130

 

25

Brooklyn Pickle –  Three Foot Sub

$34

 

26

Doubletree by Hilton- East Syracuse- Overnight with Breakfast

$149

 

27

Best Western University- Ithaca- Overnight in King Room w/ Jacuzzi, full breakfast

$219

 

28

Beauvine Chop House – Auburn

$50

 

29

The Giacomo Boutique Hotel – Niagara Falls, NY – Overnight with breakfast buffet; complimentary valet and butler service (not valid Fri/Sat- May-October)

$199

 

30

Manlius Art Theatre – Manlius – Pass for two

$16

 

31

Manlius Art Theatre – Manlius – Pass for two

$16

 

32

Koto Japanese Steakhouse- Destiny USA – Gift Certificate

$15

 

33

Pendleton Woolen Mills – Cornell Tartan Scarf

$60

 

34

Bass Pro Shops – Auburn – Framed Print

$150

 

35

Spaz End- Syracuse- Gift Certificate

$25

 

36

Turning Stone Resort Casino- Verona- Junior Suite in the Tower hotel and Skana spa treatments for two.

$550

 

37

Turning Stone Resort Casino- Verona- Junior Suite in the Tower hotel and golf for two at either our Shenendoah or Kaluhyat golf course.

$550

 

38

Cornell Campus Store-Pennant Gnome

$30

 

39

Cornell Campus Store – Hand Beaded Cornell Wine Glass Charms

$18

 

40

Cornell Campus Store – Lacrosse Cap

$22

 

41

Cornell Campus Store – Visor

$5

 

42

Cornell Campus Store – 4 Wine glasses- w/ etched Cornell seal

$72

 

43

Simeon’s – Ithaca – Gift Certificate

$20

 

44

Cornell University Press- The Tie That Bound Us- The Women of John Brown’s Family and a Legacy of Radical Abolitionism,©2013

$30

 

45

Cornell University Press- The Angola Horror- The 1867 Train Wreck that Shocked the Nation & Transformed American Railroads,©2013

$27

 

46

Cornell University PressWines of Eastern North America-from Prohibition to the Present, ©2013

$45

 

47

Sollecito’s Landscaping – Autographed Wrestling t-Shirt- by 4x NCAA champion Kyle Dake  (S)

??

 

48

Sollecito’s Landscaping – Gift Certificate

$100

 

49

Lincklaen House- Cazenovia – Sunday Breakfast Buffet for Two

$26

 

50

John Thomas Steak House – Ithaca – Gift Certificate

$100

 

51

Sheraton Syracuse University- Diner for Two

$75

 

52

New York Wine & Culinary Center –Canandaigua- Sunday Brunch for 2

$30

 

53

Tantalo Photography  -Rochester- In studio Portrait Session and 11×14 canvas portrait (expiration date April 30, 2014)

$700

 

54

Syracuse Massage Therapy-  One-half hour Session

$45

 

55

Syracuse Massage Therapy-  One-half hour Session

$45

 

56

Syracuse Massage Therapy-  One-half hour Session

$45

 

57

Baltimore Woods Nature Center – Family Membership

$40

 

58

East Area YMCA- One Month Family Membership w/ registration Fee

$117

 

59

Cortland Repertory Theatre – Two Opening Night performances- any production

$64

 

60

Benn Conger Inn – Groton- Overnight Stay with Breakfast

$175

 

61

Life In The Finger Lakes – Two year subscription

$24

 

62

Timber Banks Golf Club & Marina – Baldwinsville – Twosome – golf w/ cart

$150

 

63

Greek Peak- Virgil – Adventure Ticket -

$75

 

64

Greek Peak- Virgil – Adventure Ticket -

$75

 

65

Wylie Fox Farms – Organic vegetable seedlings- Gift Certificate

$25

 

66

Wylie Fox Farms – Organic vegetable seedlings- Gift Certificate

$25

 

67

Thirty-One – Gift Basket

$50

 

68

Empire Brewing Company- One year Growler (64 oz.)- one per month

$185

 

69

Anonymous – Richard Welch framed photo “Hale Bopp over the Clock Tower”

$35

 

70

Anonymous – Richard Welch framed photo “Cornell Arts Quad

$35

 

71

Anonymous – Richard Welch framed photo –composite -3 vertical view Cornell, Treman

$65

 

72

Anonymous- signed water color print of Sage Chapel

??

 

73

Anonymous – An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin – Pair of Tickets-Civic Center …May 8, 2014

$120

 

74

Foxfire Golf Course – Baldwinsville- Foursome (w/o cart)

$100

 

75

Anonymous –The War Between the Tates –by Alison Lurie,©1974-1st Edition, autographed; w/ dust jacket; owned by Prof. Kammen

??

 

76

Anonymous- The Builder , Biography of Ezra Cornell by Philip Dorf- autographed; with dust jacket ©1952

??

 

77

Anonymous – This is Cornell- hardback book of Cornell photos; 144 pp.

??

 

78

Anonymous- reunion baseball cap

??

 

79

Liehs & Steigerwald- Syracuse- Gift Certificate

$25

 

80

Johnson Museum of Art- Family Membership & Two Exhibition Catalogs

$105

 

81

Ra-Lin’s -Gift Certificate for Color Prints for one year, (1) CD, (1) DVD [from VHS] and up to 300 photos scanned to a data CD.

$400

 

82

Anonymous –     Presidential Seal knit throw blanket.

$50

 

83

Anonymous – An exclusive, customized presentation of the treasures of the Kroch Library of rare Books and Manuscripts- limited to 12 guests – in the Kroch Library by a Kroch Library Archivist.

$200

 

84

Marietta Corporation- Cortland- Basket of Lotions & Potions

$100

 

85

Anonymous – Bronze and Amber Jeweled triangular necklace  with matching earrings

$25

 

86

Thanos Market – Syracuse -Basket of condiments, pastas, and gift certificate

$100

 

87

MacKenzie-Childs- Parchment Check Cake Stand

$385

 

88

Kelley’s Restaurant & Pub – Gift Certificate

$25

 

89

Kelley’s Restaurant & Pub – Gift Certificate

$25

 

90

Coleman’s Pub- Gift Certificate

$25

 

91

Joseph’s At the Carriage House- Gift Certificate

$50

 

92

Ballantyne Gardens- Liverpool- Gift Certificate

$25

 

93

Syracuse Laser Spa- Gift Certificate

$350

 

94

Syracuse Laser Spa- Gift Certificate 

$350

 

95

Karyn Burns-”The ABC’s of Cornell University” children’s poster (landscape)

$20

 

96

Karyn Burns-”The ABC’s of Cornell University” children’s poster (portrait)

$20

 

97

Wild Birds Unlimited- Fayetteville-Bird and Nature Basket

$100

 

98

Anonymous – “Visions of Venice” commemorative plate from Hotel Ezra Cornell Weekend, 1997

$??

 

99

Cornell Alumni Magazine- One Year Subscription

$30

 

100

Cornell Alumni Magazine- One Year Subscription

$30

 

101

Cornell Alumni Magazine- One Year Subscription

$30

 

102

Taverna Banfi – Statler – Cornell – Gift Certificate

$80

 

103

Liehs & Steigerwald- Syracuse- Gift Certificate

$25

 

104

Cayuga Images- Dick Welch, ’53-  “Four Seasons of McGraw Tower”

$75

 

105

CALS- “We Grow The Ivy”  Fleece Blanket

$35

 

106

Laboratory of Ornithology – “Birdie Gift Basket with Membership”

$100

 

107

Cornell Plantations – Family Membership

$75

 

108

Angotti’s – Gift Certificate

$25

 

109

O’Malley’s Cabin on the Lake – Sheldrake- Gift Certificate

$25

 

110

Kraftee’s – Collegetown – Cornell Spirit Gift Basket

$66

 

111

Nines – Collegetown- Gift Certificate

$30

 

112

Pure Barre – Syracuse- 5 Sessions

$100

 

113

Monroe Payne Photography- Ithaca- Family Portrait Session

$295

 

114

Monroe Payne Photography- Ithaca- Family Portrait Session

$295

 

115

Dinosaur BBQ – Gift Certificate

$50

 

116

Dinosaur BBQ – Gift Certificate

$50

 

117

Cazenovia Jewelry –Women’s Skagen Silver watch with adjustable mesh wristband.

$95

 

118

  Robert Trent Jones Golf Course -  Four greens fees and Two golf carts

$250

 

119

Delta Sonic- Car Wash Coupons

$52

 

120

Dazzle Ladies Jewelry & Accessories- Manlius -Black Leather Clutch with silver and bead trim and Silver and Pearl necklace and earrings

$45

 

121

  VB Performance-$100.00 gift certificate for personal training, VB water bottle, T-Shirt

$125

 

122

Bruce Widger , ’51 –Antique Rocking Chair – newly caned by Bruce

$100

 

123

Bruce Widger , ’51 – Antique Mottville like Chair- newly caned by Bruce

$100

 

124

Bruce Widger , ’51 – Red Antique -newly caned by Bruce

$100

 

125

Syracuse Soap Company- Basket of Products

$55

 

126

Mirbeau- Midweek Spa Getaway Package- overnight, 50 minute spa treatments for 2 & full breakfast

$545

 

127

Delta Sonic- Car Wash Coupons & Auto Detailing

$225

 

128

Comfort Inn- Thompson Road-Syracuse-Overnight

$85

 

129

Crowne Plaza – Syracuse – Overnight

$120

 

130

Rosamond Gifford Zoo – “Adopt An Octopus” kit w/ certificate and stuffed elephant (toy)

$60

 

131

Jane Morgans Dress Shop- Skaneateles – Gift Certificate

$25

 

132

Brae Loch InnCazenovia  -  Gift Certificate – Sunday Brunch for Two

$35

 

133

Parker’s Grille & Tap House – Auburn/Seneca Falls/Geneva- Gift Certificate

$20

 

134

Papa  Gallo Mexican Restaurant-Gift Certificate –

$20

 

135

Red House Arts Center – Membership + Two tickets to any production

$130

 

136

Fish Cove-Westvale Plaza- 2 Gift Certificates @$10

$20

 

137

Fulkerson Winery – 2 Bottles- Riesling Iced Wine

$65

 

138

Great Northern Pizza Kitchen-Fayetteville – Gift Certificate –

$20

 

139

Anonymous - “A Street Cat Named Bob and How He Saved My Life,” James Bowen, (New) #1 International Bestseller

$25

 

140

lululemon athletica –Syracuse Yoga mat and mat bag

$100

 

141

 Method 360 Fitness- East Syracuse – 1-month membership

$115

 

142

Pomeroy Appraisal Associates- Set of 6 handpainted wine glasses with decanter-dishwasher safe

$150

 

143

Rob Meixner- Jordan – Silver Bracelet

$65

 

144

Antlers Restaurant-Ithaca- Gift certificate

$50

 

145

Anonymous- True Grit Dry Goods faux fur vest -Women’s XL

??

 

146

Snake Oil Glassworks- paperweight

$45

 

147

Anonymous – Syracuse China  Commemorative Plate w/ SU Mug

??

 

148

Finger Lakes Photography-Skaneateles- Finger Lakes: Glimpses of Paradise book

$50

 

149

Sherwood Inn- Skaneateles – Gift Certificate

$100

 

150

Gilda’s Restaurant – Skaneateles – Gift Certificate

$50

 

151

Doug’s Fish Fry – Skaneateles-2 dinners and drink

$25

 

152

Boom Babies – scarf, bracelet, and earrings

$87

 

153

Cate & Sally-embroidered canvas Desigual purse

$99

 

154

Country Ewe -felt purse

$60

 

 

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