2018 Virginia Vine Silent Auction packages are available with mobile bidding to all supporters, whether you’re attending the Gala & Auction or supporting from home. Mobile bidding will be open Wednesday, April 25th through Saturday, April 28th, 2018. There is no cost to register to bid and YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE PRESENT AT ANY OF THE EVENTS TO PARTICIPATE.
If you are registering for the Virginia Vine weekend you will be registered as a mobile bidder as long as you list your mobile phone number. If you are not attending the event, you can register for mobile bidding by CLICKING HERE to create an account and get started now.
Once bidding opens, you will receive a welcome text or email saying that bidding is now open. Follow the personalized link in the message to access the bidding page and start bidding!
Once logged into the Mobile Bidding page, you can browse packages by name, number, keyword or category. Find your favorite items and hit WATCH if you’re not quite ready to place a bid, QUICK BID to bid at the next increment, MAX BID to let the system do the work for you, or BUY NOW to outright purchase your selected package. You will receive a text message when you’ve been outbid.
An Auction Concierge Station & Bid Buddies will be available at the Virginia Vine Gala at StoneTower Winery for guests who need assistance. For bidders not attending the events, a Mobile Bidding Expert is available for assistance by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive a response within 24 hours.
Silent auction will close at various points throughout the weekend. Check back for exact times.
LIVE AUCTION packages are available as preview only on Mobile Bidding, and can be bid on by Gala attendees on Saturday, April 28th.
Bidders attending the Virginia Vine Gala will be expected to pick up items from redemption directly after the Gala.
Bidders not attending the event or who are unable to take home their winning packages at the end of the night will be contacted the following week to arrange for pickup or shipping. If you’re unable to pick up or are not local to the Raleigh/Cary area, we are happy to ship your packages to you. Shipping costs must be covered by the winning bidder.
For questions or help with registering, please call 919-380-9505 or email email@example.com
If attending the Gala, please bring a fully-charged smart phone or wi-fi enabled device for easy bidding and fast checkout. For bidding support at Virginia Vine, look for one of our “Bid Buddies” or visit an Auction Concierge Station.