Collaborative Vintner Lot

Home on the High Seas

  • Far Niente, Dolce, Nickel & Nickel, Bella Union

  • 8 bottles of Napa Valley wine

  • 14-day voyage for 2 couples aboard The World, the largest privately owned residential mega-yacht on earth

  • Your voyage aboard The World includes all meals, non-alcoholic beverages, select wines and spirits, all gratuities and taxes

  • A Call-a-Chef™ In-Residence dinner for 4

  • A Bespoke Destination Experience

  • Food and wine pairing experience with The World’s chef and sommelier for 4

  • 2 nights’ accommodations for 2 couples at The Ritz Carlton San Francisco

  • Private tour and dinner aboard The World during her visit to San Francisco for 4

  • Sailing aboard the 40 foot-racing catamaran Shadow for 4 (28-foot chase boat available for extra guests/spectators)

  • Food and wine pairing lunch aboard the motor yacht MV Far Niente in Sausalito, CA for 4 while cruising the San Francisco Bay from the Golden Gate Bridge to AT&T Park

  • Private tours and winemaker tastings at Far Niente, Nickel & Nickel, Dolce and Bella Union for 4

  • Food and wine pairing luncheon at the home of Beth Nickel for 4

Imagine exploring every corner of the globe in luxury; experiencing myriad cultures and privileged access to the most exotic destinations— all from the comfort of home. “Home” is one of 165 bespoke residences on a ship that continuously circumnavigates the globe and where every few days a unique adventure awaits outside your door. This one-ofa-kind lifestyle can only be found aboard The World, Residences at Sea. Access to this private community is by invitation only, or through Auction Napa Valley.

Aboard The World you can explore Alaska’s magnificent glaciers, sail through the Sea of Cortez, transit the Panama Canal and soak up the Caribbean sun or delve deep into South America. Experience the delights of the Mediterranean or Western Europe. You choose.

If the sailing thrill of a lifetime is on your bucket list, come aboard Shadow, a sleek 40-foot catamaran that won the Extreme Sailing Series. Your sailing hosts will be St. Francis Yacht Club Commodore Peter Stoneberg along with Brad Webb, the foredeck for Larry Ellison and winner of the last two America’s Cups. Elegant solid ground and sweet sleep will be found at The Ritz Carlton, San Francisco. Then on water again, this time aboard the meticulously restored 40-foot classic motor yacht, MV Far Niente. Moored in magical Sausalito, this Old World beauty will be yours for an artfully conceived wine and food pairing lunch.

A trip, then, to the terra firma of the Napa Valley, where your personal host, Far Niente proprietress Beth Nickel, entertains you for a day of tours of Far Niente, Nickel & Nickel, Dolce and Bella Union, complemented by private tastings with each estate’s winemaker. Lunch at Beth’s spectacular Napa Valley home, presented by the wineries’ executive chef and expertly paired with surprises from Beth’s cellar, offers a beautific stop during your daylong journey.

All components to be scheduled on mutually agreeable dates. Valid through June 2018. 
Bella Union
2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley
2 – 1.5L (Magnum)
2000 Late Harvest / Dessert
Napa Valley
2 – 1.5L (Magnum)
Far Niente
2007 Cabernet Sauvignon
2 – 3 Liter (Double magnum)
Nickel & Nickel
John C. Sullenger Vineyard
2008 Cabernet Sauvignon
2 – 3 Liter (Double magnum)