Green & Blue Live Auction Items

This is a returning favorite! Sustainable Vine Wine Tours will take you and seven friends on a tour of some of the finest organic, sustainable, and biodynamic vineyards from the Santa Ynez Valley to the Santa Rita Hills. Traveling in the comfort of a Mercedes biodiesel passenger van (with one of the most knowledgeable tour guides in the area!), you will enjoy tastings at three boutique winery locations committed to sustainability and a gourmet picnic lunch made-to-order and served in a vineyard setting. 

Subject to availability, Valid Sun-Fri., holidays excluded and upon availability, Expires June 9, 2025
Courtesy of Sustainable Vine Wine Tours


Get ready to enjoy a westerly swell at one of California’s classic point breaks with this 7’0” Fletcher Chouinard Design “Huevo Ranchero” surfboard, fins, and Patagonia R2 Regulator Front Zip full wetsuit, the only Fair Trade Certified™ suits.  The board is a super versatile shape for any skill level and the wetsuit is made with 85% Yulex® natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber with a recycled nylon lining, and is best for water 55°–60° F.  The wetsuit can be exchanged as needed for specific gender and size of the winner.
Courtesy of Fletcher Chouinard Designs, Patagonia


Long-time friends of EDC and wine professionals, Patrick and Donna Will, will lead you and 9 friends through a lovely 90-120 minute seminar exploring the history of France’s Rhône Valley including a tasting of wines from iconic vineyards in both Northern and Southern Rhône.  Patrick teaches the master class on the Rhône at the Culinary Institute of America and has been honored with a Key to the City of Châteauneuf du Pape.  Patrick and Donna were the national importers for the Guigal Family wines for 15 years, and are in large part responsible for the widespread availability of those wines in the US.  The tasting will include wines from Côte Rôtie, Condrieu, Hermitage, Saint Joseph, Cornas, Châteauneuf du Pape, Tavel and other appellations, and will feature wines from the estate vineyards of E. Guigal, Jaboulet, and Domaine de Vieux Télégraphe, among others.  The tasting will take place at an agreed upon local venue and will include a slide presentation and light snacks. 
Date to be arranged by mutual agreement, location TBD.  Subject to availability. Expires June 9, 2025.
Courtesy of Donna and Patrick Will


You and 7 friends will enjoy a gourmet home-cooked dinner in Stolpman Vineyards’ fabulous Villa Angeli, the family’s private residence overlooking the estate. Enjoy the best vintages the vineyards have to offer along with California wine-country cuisine personally prepared by Tom and Marilyn Stolpman. Talk about once in a lifetime! 
Subject to availability, expires June 9, 202
Courtesy of Tom and Marilyn Stolpman


Revel in this unique opportunity for you and 5 friends to spend 2 nights in the renovated, historic ranch home located on the Sedgwick Reserve, a special EDC saved place. This lovely home has a full kitchen, and a beautiful front and back porch with magnificent views of the 6,000-acre nature reserve and the Figueroa Mountain range.  You will experience a private tour of the field station and a stroll across the nine square mile property through oak woodlands rich with wildlife to a pond that comes alive as the sun sets and the stars come out. A gourmet, made-to-order dinner will be provided by The Big Easy Catering on the evening of your choice. 
Subject to availability. Expires June 9, 2025.
Courtesy of Sedgwick Reserve, The Big Easy Catering


This RadCity 5 Step-Thru electric bike will not only make your commute a breeze, but with its 750W geared hub motor you will be conquering our hills and cruising the coast until the sun goes down!
Courtesy of RAD BIKES


Enjoy a week for up to 6 guests in a wonderful hillside cottage in the vibrant Victorian town of Nelson, British Columbia, situated on Kootenay Lake in the heart of the Selkirk Mountains.  Local attractions include incredible skiing at the White Water Ski Resort, rock climbing, hiking, and a lively downtown filled with art galleries and endless restaurants. This is a popular returning item and a great way to see an absolutely beautiful place.
Subject to availability. Expires June 9, 2025.
Courtesy of Neil Levine, former EDC staff member


Experience 2 hours of maritime history aboard Ranger, Santa Barbara’s oldest boat in the harbor, constructed in 1917. Up to 6 guests will depart out of the Santa Barbara harbor and tour our beautiful coastline. This vintage vessel, the West Coast’s inaugural private fishing yacht, exudes charm as you indulge in a curated gift basket featuring snacks, lunch gift certificates, wine, and drinks.
Subject to availability. Limited to a maximum of six people. Other restrictions apply including availability and weather permitting. Expires June 1, 2025
Courtesy of Santa Barbara Maritime Museum and American Riviera Bank



Embark on an extraordinary romantic escapade, where art, history, fine wine, and Tuscan cuisine converge to create cherished memories that will last a lifetime. Spend 8 nights in Tuscany from Florence to Cortona. You’ll begin your stay nestled in the heart of Florence’s historic center in a luxurious contemporary 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment for two, nestled at the heart of the city’s artistic and architectural marvels. Embark on a captivating historical walking tour and then indulge in the flavors of Tuscany with a delightful wine-tasting experience at a lavish wine bar nestled in the heart of Florence. Your journey in Cortona begins with a delightful 5-night stay in a thoughtfully curated 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment just minutes away from the historic center. Then indulge your senses with a tantalizing sampling of regional wines and delectable antipasti at a family-run enoteca where an expert sommelier will guide you through a diverse selection of wines from one of the world’s most iconic wine regions. Finally, cap off your memorable journey with a romantic multi-course dinner for two, complemented by fine wine, at one of Cortona’s oldest dining establishments.

Subject to availability. Expires June 9, 2026. Airfare and ground transportation not included. Consignment item, provided by Sojourn Ventures.



On a hill overlooking the Yellowstone River, this lovely 3 bedroom, 2 bath deluxe guest cabin is a peaceful retreat surrounded by the incomparable beauty of Montana’s open sky, land, and mountains. The wraparound deck and floor-to-ceiling windows offer unobstructed views of the Crazy Mountains and Absaroka Mountains. Only a short drive away is the town of Livingston with its booming restaurant scene and arts community. From there you can follow the river through the iconic Paradise Valley to the north entrance of Yellowstone National Park.

Subject to availability, expires June 2026. Current availability:
2024 – November 1-December 15, 2024
2025 – January 10-March 1. Fall and winter dates to be release early 2025. 


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