wines of teh world auction and dinner event

2017 Event Organizing Committee

James LaBonte
Jerry Rosenthal

Andrew Lampasone - The Wine Watch

Steve Bachenheimer
Bob Bennethum
Maestro James Brooks-Bruzzese
Steven Casper
John Day
Carlos Fernandez
Chef Jack Kane, Int'l Culinary School & Bailli-Ft. Lauderdale Chaine des Rotisseurs
James LaBonte
Andrew Lampasone
Todd and Kristen Pellitier
Ari Roloff
Robert M. Roselli
Jerry Rosenthal & Bailli-Ft. Lauderdale Chaine des Rotisseurs
Karla Nelson Thatcher
Dr. Nicholas & Anna Tranakas
James Whiddon

Francisco & Kyra Aguilera
Dr. Peter L. Babinski
Steve and Elaine Bachenheimer
Mr. & Mrs. Bob Bennethum
Wade Caldwell
Dr. Andre & Sherrill Capi
Steven Casper & Marion Kaufmann
Lynn & Delores Drayton
Hugh & Grace Gardiner
Chef Jack Kane
Jeff & Judy Keiser
James & Renée LaBonte
Andrew & Toni Lampasone
Dr. Paul Meli
KayeLynne Northcutt
Drs. Mildred & Walter Padow
Joan Readding
Ari & Traci Roloff
Robert & Jennifer Roselli
Jerry Rosenthal, Tire Hut
Ed & Karla Thatcher
Dr. Nicholas & Anna Tranakas
John Ulbrich
James Whiddon


The International Culinary School,
Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
Avis & Budget Rent A Car
Steven Bachenheimer
Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Darrel & Oliver’s Café Maxx
Caffe Europa
Café Seville
Café Vico
Casa D’Angelo
Chef Carlos Fernandez
Chaîne des Rôtisseurs – Jerry Rosenthal, Bailli
Coconuts Waterside Restaurant
Gran Forno Bakery ~ Las Olas
Holland America Cruise Line
Jim & Renee LaBonte
Dr. Paul Meli
New River Fine Art ~ Las Olas
Drs. Mildred & Walter Padow
Publix Aprons Cooking School
Sapori Ristorante ~ Boca Raton
Will Spencer
Mark Stern
Vienna Café & Wine Bar
Wine Watch Catering


This is an organization consisting of individual participants dedicated to providing permanent funding for the Symphony of the Americas, through sponsorship of the annual Wines of the World auction and dinner:

  1. Members of this club will constitute the planning committee of the Wines of the World
  2. Membership is open to all persons that meet the underwriting criteria stated below

The membership to this club will consist of a $1,000 annual contribution of wine, dinners or other auction items for the Wines of the World event by the individual. Any Wine Lot donations should be of a caliber suitable for the Wines of the World Live or Silent Auction.

Additional benefits to members include attendance for two persons at the Wines of the World Dinner Auction, plus two tickets to one evening performance of the Symphony of the Americas Guest Artist Series concert of their choice at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.

Participants in the Dusty Old Bottle Club will be recognized in the Wines of the World program book and Web site as well as in the program book of the Guest Artist Series concerts

Enologists: Individual Dusty Old Bottle Club Members;
Sommelier: Those Dusty Old Bottle Club Members who chose to donate at a level greater than $2,500 will also receive 2 tickets  at the Virtuosi level for each performance of the 6 concert Guest Artist Series of the Symphony of the Americas at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.

Founding Sponsor

Contributing Sponsors



Fort Lauderdale Connex

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