Auction Guide


Lake County Wine Auction

Our auction is held on the third Saturday in September
At one of Lake County’s premier wineries or Event Facilities

This year’s auction will be held September 16, 2023, 5-10pm,
at The Mercantile by Shannon Family of Wines


4350 Thomas Drive
Kelseyville, CA 95451

On this page, you’ll find everything you need to prepare for your visit to the Lake County Wine Auction, including information on what to wear, where to park, what kind of weather to expect, and how to participate in the barrel tasting and bidding.

You can also use this page as a starting point to take a look at the schedule of events, tasting menus, this year’s auction lots, and the list of participating wineries.

We look forward to seeing you at our next event!

What to Wear

Our event is casual/festive — meaning fun, summery and colorful. Light materials for the warm days, a wrap or jacket for the cool evening and comfortable shoes are suggested. Don’t forget a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen if you are out in the sun.


The weather in September in Lake County is fantastic. September can often have periods of temperatures in the mid-90s. Regardless of how hot it is during the day, the temperature almost invariably cools down at night. Remember to bring layers!


There is ample parking on Saturday at the Live Auction Celebration reserved for attendees. Limos and ride service vehicles can drop off and pick up at guest registration.

Tasting and Bidding

The 2018 Lake County Wine Auction was a gala evening under the stars at Boatique Winery, one of the areas most impressive venues. We started the evening by tasting food from a selection of 10 juried purveyors and wines from all over the county. Then as the sun set, we enjoyed a gourmet tasting menu. After the live auction, we danced the night away and enjoyed treats from at an after hours taco bar.