Taste of the Town Auction

Taste of the Town

2015 Live Auction Preview

Unforgettable Vacation to St. Croix

Donated by Mark Tripp

Enjoy a one week stay January 16-23, 2016 at the Divi Carina Bay All Inclusive Beach Resort & Casino. Located on a quiet stretch of beach in St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands, the Divi Carina Bay All Inclusive Beach Resort combines privacy and relaxation with modern style and amenities. Steps away from the exciting resort casino, and offering an on-site PADI five-star diver operation and activities center, guests have their choice of diversions.

1 Bedroom Deluxe with King
Fold out Queen in Living Room
2 Baths
Full Kitchen
Full access to resort and amenities, including Spa, Casino and 3 Restaurants

For more information and photos, click here.

Taste of Violino’s

Enjoy a very special 5 course dinner with wine pairings for 4 adults

Christian Caine La Tour Eiffel Custom Designed Necklace

Donated by Christian Caine

Christian Caine Jewelers in Shepherdstown, WV has selected a custom necklace for the 2015 Taste of the Town Auction.


One Week Stay on the Beach at Edisto Island, SC

Donated by Tim and Corene Roberts Beach House

Enjoy a one week (Sunday-Sunday) rental of this beautiful beach house located in the gated Wyndham Resort in Edisto Beach, South Carolina. The home overlooks the 11th tee of the golf course, and is just 4 blocks from the beach!

Sleeps 8 | 4 Bedrooms | 3 Baths

Subject to availability. For more photos click here.


Gourmet Dinner for 6 by Dr. Mark Landrio

Donated by Dr. Mark Landrio

An annual favorite, Dr. Landrio prepares a fabulous 6-course dinner for six adults. He’ll design a menu according to your tastes and preferences, though his specialty is Italian.

Date to be mutually agreed upon.


The James Charles Vintner’s Table Tasting and Limo Service James Charles

Enjoy exclusive table service for 6 guests at the Vintner’s Table in our tasting salon with one of our experienced wine consultants. The Table offers leisurely reserved seating while you savor our wines and take in the spectacular view of the Shenandoah Valley. Ride to and from the winery in a white limousine, courtesy of 1st Class Chauffeur Services.

Learn more about James Charles, Winchester’s brand new winery here.


French Cooking Class for 4 by Executive Chef Barbara Hineline

Barbara Hineline is a Winchester resident who has been involved in the Restaurant, Catering, and Event Planning business for over 20 years. Barbara has worked in a wide array of dining venues during her career, including the acclaimed Jean Louis at Watergate. She has been Director of Catering and Assistant General Manager for Baltimore-based Donnas at the Baltimore Museum of Art and General Manager at Donnas in the St. Gregory Hotel in Georgetown. While in Baltimore and DC, Barbara had the opportunity to cater to many celebrities, including Jodie Foster, Holly Hunter, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and many more, as well as countless politicians including Ronald Reagan, Jesse Jackson, Bill Clinton, and many Senators and Congressmen & Women.

View the menu for the French Cooking Class.


Corky’s Case of Wine

Donated by Corky Strader

A Taste of the Town tradition, long-time Free Medical Clinic volunteer and supporter Corky Strader specially selects some of his favorite wines for this year’s Auction.


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