The Mariners’ International Wine Classic

The Mariners' International Wine Classic logo

Saturday, June 16, 2018 · 6 PM

Join The Bronze Door Society as they present The Mariners’ International Wine Classic annual fundraiser to support the conservation of the Museum’s collection. This upscale wine tasting event is held in the beautiful Main Lobby of the Museum, and features over 80 international and domestic wines. Guests will enjoy unlimited wine tastings, gourmet food pairings, and live music by the Jae Sinnett Trio. The Bronze Door Society is the premier donor society of The Mariners’ Museum and Park, with a focus on preserving the world’s rich maritime heritage through the conservation of artifacts, works of art, and archival materials.

Ticket prices

  • $60 before June 12
  • $70 on and after June 12
  • $35 for non-drinkers

Online ticket sales end at 4:00 PM the day-of. Tickets available for purchase at the door.

Proceeds benefit The Mariners’ Museum and Park.

Buy Tickets Here

Become a Sponsor!

This premier wine event will offer unlimited tastings of exceptional wines, live music by the Jae Sinnett Trio and gourmet food pairings. This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your business to a targeted audience of 300 wine lovers. All proceeds support the mission of The Mariners’ Museum and Park and help preserve the world’s rich maritime heritage through the conservation of artifacts, works of art, and archival materials.


CELLAR MASTER – $10,000 ($9,496 tax-deductible)

  • 14 tickets to The Mariners’ International Wine Classic granting early access at 5:30 PM
  • Recognition as Cellar Master Sponsor in all printed materials, event-related emails, and on website 1
  • Pre-Event Admission to Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Batten Conservation Complex
  • Opportunity to include a half-page written ad in The Mariners’ International Wine Classic program 1
  • Opportunity to include logo on The Mariners’ International Wine Classic roadside promotional signage 1
  • New this year! Behind-the-Scenes tour and wine and cheese reception for up to 10 guests 2
  • New this year! Curator-led tour for up to 10 guests in a Mariners’ Museum gallery of your choice 2

SOMMELIER – $5,000 ($4,640 tax-deductible)

  • 10 tickets to The Mariners’ International Wine Classic granting early access at 5:30 PM
  • Recognition as Sommelier Sponsor in all printed materials and on website 1
  • Opportunity to include logo on The Mariners’ International Wine Classic roadside promotional signage 1
  • Pre-Event Admission to Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Batten Conservation Complex
  • New this year! Behind-the-Scenes tour for up to 8 guests 2
  • New this year! Docent-led tour for up to 8 guests in a Mariners’ Museum gallery of your choice 2

ESTATE – $2,500 ($2,212 tax-deductible)

  • 8 tickets to The Mariners’ International Wine Classic granting early access at 5:30 PM
  • Recognition as Estate Sponsor in all printed materials and on website 1
  • New this year! Docent-led tour for up to 6 guests in a Mariners’ Museum gallery of your choice 2

GRAND CRU – $1,000 ($784 tax-deductible)

  • 6 tickets to The Mariners’ International Wine Classic granting early access at 5:30 PM
  • Recognition as Grand Cru Sponsor in all printed materials and on website 1

VINTAGE – $500 ($356 tax-deductible)

  • 4 tickets to The Mariners’ International Wine Classic granting early access at 5:30 PM
  • Recognition as Vintage Sponsor in all printed materials and on website 1
  • 1 Benefit subject to print deadlines.
  • 2 Benefit available only by advance appointment and subject to staff availability.

Thank you to our 2018 sponsors

 

Cellar Master

TowneBank logo

Grand Cru

Clancy and Theys Construction
Elizabeth and Gerald Hanley
John and Margie Holt in Memory of Jerry Copes
Jim Knight
Ron and Chris Lewis
Mary Neale
Bob and Nancy Schappert
Norb and Maryellen Smith
Old Point Bank

Vintage

Anonymous
G.G. Buxton
Judy Copes in Memory of Jerry Copes
John and Carol Hogg
Jim and Joan Palmer
Sandy Parks
Tom Richmond and Sandy Armstrong
Ryson International
Charles R. Spencer, Jr.
McKim Williams, Jr.

Friends of the Wine Classic

Rick & Libby’s
Warwick Travel Service Inc.
Window Wizards Ltd.


For more information, please contact
Luisa Vázquez-López, Director of Individual Philanthropy, at (757) 591-7705 or email lvazquez@MarinersMuseum.org.