Shuttlecork 2015

WINE. FOOD. ART.

Experience the perfect blend.

April 30 & May 1, 2015

Fine art, wine and food are celebrated at this unique experience to benefit the Nelson-Atkins.
This event offers the chance to meet vintners, taste fine wines and bid on wine-related treasures and adventures in a private auction.

April 30 | Winemakers Dinners
May 1 | Grand Tasting and Auctions

Tickets
$1500 for both nights
$250 for May 1 only
Call 816.751.1ART(1278), Option 8

Co-chairs for both evenings are Mary Bloch and Paul DeBruce


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April 30 - Winemakers Dinners

In each of 6 exceptional area homes, an award winning local chef will pair a multi-course meal with fine wines from 2 top West Coast winemakers. Book early, just 30 seats per home.

Tickets are $1500 and includes the Friday evening Grand Tasting and Auctions.


1

Jeanne & Joe Brandmeyer

of Mission Hills welcome you to enjoy dinner by Chef Carl Thorne-Thomsen of Story paired with the wines of Blackbird Vineyards and Tablas Creek Vineyard.

2

Amy & Grant Davis

of Mission Hills welcome you to enjoy dinner by Chef Michael Smith of Michael Smith Restaurant paired with wines from Cain Vineyards & Winery and Owen Roe Winery.

3

Mary Beth & Tom Butch

of Loch Lloyd welcome you to enjoy dinner by Chef Ted Habiger of Room 39 paired with the wines of Laurel Glen Vineyard and Ridge Vineyards.

4

Liz & Greg Maday

welcome you to enjoy dinner at Sporting KC's Three Points Club in the Crossroads Arts District by Chef Michael Corvino of The American Restaurant paired with wines from Andrew Will Winery and Spottswoode Estate Vineyard & Winery.

5

Melissa & Jim Carnes

of Mission Hills welcome you to enjoy dinner by Chef Howard Hanna of The Reiger Hotel Grill & Exchange paired with wines from Jonata and Peter Franus Wine Company.

6

Sue & Lewis Nerman

of Hallbrook welcome you to enjoy dinner by Chef Jennifer Maloney of Café Sebastienne paired with wines from Peay Vineyards and Pride Mountain Vineyards.

May 1 - Grand Tasting & Auctions

5:30–8 p.m.
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Enjoy wines from more than 25 top winemakers including Pride, Cain and Ridge plus delectable food offerings from 20 local restaurateurs surrounded by the beauty and history of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art’s Rozzelle Court and Kirkwood Hall as you bid on a wide range of silent auction items.

8–10 p.m.
Convene to tables on the grounds where you may enjoy additional fine wines, cheese, bread, a few surprises and an amazing live auction of more than 20 one-of-a-kind wine related treasures and adventures.

Tickets for Friday events only are $250.

Benefactor levels

$50,000 - Nebuchadnezzar level
$25,000 - Balthazar Level
$7,500 - Jeroboam Level

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Sponsorship Opportunities

$75,000 - Presenting Sponsor
$50,000 - Grand Sponsor
$25,000 - Premier Sponsor

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Restaurants


Wineries


2015 ShuttleCork Benefactor Packages

Nebuchadnezzar Level $50,000

  • Four reservations to ShuttleCork 2015, including Winemakers Dinners with transportation provided
  • First choice of home for the Winemakers Dinners
  • Ten reservations to the Grand Tasting and Silent and Live Auctions at the museum
  • Transportation provided to the Tasting and Auction events
  • Premiere seating at the Live Auction
  • Special recognition and program listing at the Grand Tasting and Auctions
  • Two Premier Benefactor reservations to Auction Napa Valley 2015 Wine Auction
  • Private jet to and from Auction Napa Valley 2015 Wine Auction
  • Four tickets to the ShuttlePork VIP BBQ
  • $2,000 worth of Auction Dollars
  • Society of Fellows membership ($5,000 level) or membership upgrade
  • VIP invitations to museum events
  • Charitable contribution - $44,500

Balthazar Level $25,000

  • Four reservations to ShuttleCork 2015, including Winemakers Dinners with transportation provided
  • First choice of home for the Winemakers Dinners
  • Six reservations to the Grand Tasting and Silent and Live Auctions at the museum
  • Transportation provided to the Tasting and Auctions at the museum
  • Premier seating at the Live Auction
  • Special recognition and program listing at the Grand Tasting and Auctions
  • Four tickets to the ShuttlePork VIP BBQ
  • $1,000 worth of Auction Dollars
  • Society of Fellows museum membership ($2,000 level) or membership upgrade
  • VIP invitations to museum events
  • Charitable contribution - $22,000

Jeroboam Level $7,500

  • Two reservations to ShuttleCork 2015, including Winemakers Dinners with transportation provided
  • First or second choice of homes for the Winemakers Dinners
  • Four reservations to the Grand Tasting and Silent and Live Auctions at the museum
  • VIP Parking at the Tasting and Auction events at the museum
  • Priority seating at the Live Auction at the museum
  • Special recognition and program listing at the Grand Tasting and Auctions
  • $250 worth of Auction Dollars
  • Society of Fellows museum membership ($1,000 level) or membership upgrade
  • VIP invitations to museum events
  • Charitable contribution - $6,690

2015 ShuttleCork Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities

Presenting Sponsor $75,000

  • Two seats at four different homes for the Winemakers Dinners (8 total)
  • First choice of homes for the Winemakers Dinners
  • Two tables of ten (20 seats) at the Grand Tasting and Auction events
  • Premier seating at the Live Auction
  • Transportation provided to the Winemakers Dinners as well as the Tasting and Auctions
  • Front cover recognition and full page ad in the Auction catalogue
  • Recognition from the podium at the Auction
  • Recognition in all marketing and media materials
  • Full page in Auction catalogue
  • Easel recognition in homes, welcome and check-in, and electronic signage
  • Display banner on the Auction tent
  • First option to renew sponsorship
  • Opportunity to include sponsor items in benefactor bags (300-400 total)
  • Invitation to ShuttlePork VIP BBQ for 10 people
  • Logo and link on ShuttleCork website
  • Logo included on 3,200 mailed invitations

Grand Sponsor $50,000

  • Two seats at three different homes for the Winemakers Dinners (6 seats total)
  • First choice of homes for the Winemakers Dinners
  • Two tables (20 seats) at the Grand Tasting and Auction events
  • Premier seating at the Live Auction
  • Transportation provided to the Winemakers Dinners as well as the Tasting and Auctions
  • Display banner in the Auction tent
  • Half page in the Auction catalogue
  • Recognition from the podium at the Auction
  • Opportunity to include sponsor items in benefactor bags (300-400 total)
  • Invitation to ShuttlePork VIP BBQ for 5 people
  • Logo and link on ShuttleCork website

Premier Sponsor $25,000

  • Two seats at two homes for the Winemakers Dinners (4 total)
  • First or second choice of home for Winemakers Dinners
  • Ten seats at the Grand Tasting and Auction events
  • Premier seating at the Live Auction
  • Transportation provided to the Winemakers Dinners
  • Quarter page in the Auction catalogue
  • Recognition from the podium at the Auction
  • Recognition in all marketing and media materials
  • Display banner on the Auction tent
  • Opportunity to include sponsor items in benefactor bags (300-400 total)
  • Invitation to ShuttlePork VIP BBQ for 2 people
  • Logo and link on ShuttleCork website