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Scenes from the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. The auction raised about $12 million to benefit children in Collier County. David Albers/Staff

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  • Auctioneer Ann Colgin encourages bidders during the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction, titled, 'Uncorking A New Decade' at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples on Jan. 29, 2011. Seventy lots were auctioned off including one with a Ferrari and one with a vintage Corvette. About 550 guests attended the auction. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Festival Chair Cynthia Sherman during the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction, titled, 'Uncorking A New Decade' at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples on Jan. 29, 2011. Seventy lots were auctioned off including one with a Ferrari and one with a vintage Corvette. About 550 guests attended the auction. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Scenes during the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction, titled, 'Uncorking A New Decade' at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples on Jan. 29, 2011. Seventy lots were auctioned off including one with a Ferrari and one with a vintage Corvette. About 550 guests attended the auction. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • TV's Judge Judy is congratulated after winning lot No. 2 for $100,000 during the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction, titled, 'Uncorking A New Decade' at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples on Jan. 29, 2011. Seventy lots were auctioned off including one with a Ferrari and one with a vintage Corvette. About 550 guests attended the auction. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Bill Bain Jr. is congratulated after winning a lot during the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction, titled, 'Uncorking A New Decade' at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples on Jan. 29, 2011. Seventy lots were auctioned off including one with a Ferrari and one with a vintage Corvette. About 550 guests attended the auction. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Auctioneer Humphrey Butler encourages bidders during the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction, titled, 'Uncorking A New Decade' at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples on Jan. 29, 2011. Seventy lots were auctioned off including one with a Ferrari and one with a vintage Corvette. About 550 guests attended the auction. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Monte Ahuja, is greeted by Richard Geist, left, after winning lot No. 28 which was the 2011 Ferrari 458 Italia Sports Coupe for $950,000 during the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction, titled, 'Uncorking A New Decade' at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples on Jan. 29, 2011. Seventy lots were auctioned off including one with a Ferrari and one with a vintage Corvette. About 550 guests attended the auction. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Monte Ahuja, and his wife Usha are greeted after winning lot No. 28 which was the 2011 Ferrari 458 Italia Sports Coupe for $950,000 during the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction, titled, 'Uncorking A New Decade' at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples on Jan. 29, 2011. Seventy lots were auctioned off including one with a Ferrari and one with a vintage Corvette. About 550 guests attended the auction. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Monte Ahuja, and his wife Usha are greeted after winning lot No. 28 which was the 2011 Ferrari 458 Italia Sports Coupe for $950,000 during the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction, titled, 'Uncorking A New Decade' at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples on Jan. 29, 2011. Seventy lots were auctioned off including one with a Ferrari and one with a vintage Corvette. About 550 guests attended the auction. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Bob Clifford is congratulated after winning lot No. 21 for $370,000 during the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction, titled, 'Uncorking A New Decade' at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples on Jan. 29, 2011. Seventy lots were auctioned off including one with a Ferrari and one with a vintage Corvette. About 550 guests attended the auction. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Monte Ahuja, kisses his wife Usha after winning lot No. 28 which was the 2011 Ferrari 458 Italia Sports Coupe for $950,000 during the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction, titled, 'Uncorking A New Decade' at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples on Jan. 29, 2011. Seventy lots were auctioned off including one with a Ferrari and one with a vintage Corvette. About 550 guests attended the auction. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • A pair look away laughing as Richard Geist, right, bids on the 2011 Ferrari 458 Italia Sports Coupe during the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction, titled, 'Uncorking A New Decade' at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples on Jan. 29, 2011. Seventy lots were auctioned off including one with a Ferrari and one with a vintage Corvette. About 550 guests attended the auction. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Tom Koehn dances after a member at his table won a lot during the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction, titled, 'Uncorking A New Decade' at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples on Jan. 29, 2011. Seventy lots were auctioned off including one with a Ferrari and one with a vintage Corvette. About 550 guests attended the auction. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Gary Strauss kisses his wife Glorida after winning lot No. 26 for $190,000 during the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction, titled, 'Uncorking A New Decade' at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples on Jan. 29, 2011. Seventy lots were auctioned off including one with a Ferrari and one with a vintage Corvette. About 550 guests attended the auction. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Jose Nazar dances with Brandy Dixon after Nazar won lot No. 24 for $70,000 during the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction, titled, 'Uncorking A New Decade' at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples on Jan. 29, 2011. Seventy lots were auctioned off including one with a Ferrari and one with a vintage Corvette. About 550 guests attended the auction. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Bob Clifford is congratulated after winning lot No. 21 for $370,000 during the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction, titled, 'Uncorking A New Decade' at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples on Jan. 29, 2011. Seventy lots were auctioned off including one with a Ferrari and one with a vintage Corvette. About 550 guests attended the auction. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Patty Baker hugs her husband Jay after winning lot No. 42, a bronze sculpture by Spanish artist Manolo Valdes, titled 'Reina Mariana' for $1 million during the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction, titled, 'Uncorking A New Decade' at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples on Jan. 29, 2011. Seventy lots were auctioned off including one with a Ferrari and one with a vintage Corvette. About 550 guests attended the auction. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Tom Lund is greeted after winning a bid during the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction, titled, 'Uncorking A New Decade' at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples on Jan. 29, 2011. Seventy lots were auctioned off including one with a Ferrari and one with a vintage Corvette. About 550 guests attended the auction. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Scenes during the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction, titled, 'Uncorking A New Decade' at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples on Jan. 29, 2011. Seventy lots were auctioned off including one with a Ferrari and one with a vintage Corvette. About 550 guests attended the auction. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Patty Baker, left and her husband Jay, right, are congratulated after winning lot No. 42, a bronze sculpture by Spanish artist Manolo Valdes, titled 'Reina Mariana' for $1 million during the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction, titled, 'Uncorking A New Decade' at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples on Jan. 29, 2011. Seventy lots were auctioned off including one with a Ferrari and one with a vintage Corvette. About 550 guests attended the auction. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Scenes during the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction, titled, 'Uncorking A New Decade' at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples on Jan. 29, 2011. Seventy lots were auctioned off including one with a Ferrari and one with a vintage Corvette. About 550 guests attended the auction. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Scenes during the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction, titled, 'Uncorking A New Decade' at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples on Jan. 29, 2011. Seventy lots were auctioned off including one with a Ferrari and one with a vintage Corvette. About 550 guests attended the auction. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Scenes during the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction, titled, 'Uncorking A New Decade' at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples on Jan. 29, 2011. Seventy lots were auctioned off including one with a Ferrari and one with a vintage Corvette. About 550 guests attended the auction. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Jeff Fuller stands up as balloons fall around him after the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction, titled, 'Uncorking A New Decade' at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples on Jan. 29, 2011. Seventy lots were auctioned off including one with a Ferrari and one with a vintage Corvette. About 550 guests attended the auction which raised about $12 million. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Bleu Provence owner Jacques Cariot, center left, watches as an auction lot for a six-course wine dinner for eight at his restaurant goes for $300,000 during the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. David Albers/Staff
  • Supporters crowd around Harold and Nancy Zirkin, of Washington D.C., as they bid on a trip to Italy during the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. The auction raised about $12 million to benefit children in Collier County. David Albers/Staff
  • Naples resident Ralph Miesel celebrates his winning bid on a 22-day trip around the world on a luxury jet with his wife, Patti Miesel, left, during the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. The auction raised about $12 million to benefit children in Collier County. David Albers/Staff
  • Scenes from the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. The auction raised about $12 million to benefit children in Collier County. David Albers/Staff
  • Scenes from the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. The auction raised about $12 million to benefit children in Collier County. David Albers/Staff
  • Scenes from the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. The auction raised about $12 million to benefit children in Collier County. David Albers/Staff
  • Scenes from the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. The auction raised about $12 million to benefit children in Collier County. David Albers/Staff
  • Scenes from the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. The auction raised about $12 million to benefit children in Collier County. David Albers/Staff
  • Scenes from the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. The auction raised about $12 million to benefit children in Collier County. David Albers/Staff
  • Scenes from the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. The auction raised about $12 million to benefit children in Collier County. David Albers/Staff
  • Scenes from the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. The auction raised about $12 million to benefit children in Collier County. David Albers/Staff
  • Scenes from the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. The auction raised about $12 million to benefit children in Collier County. David Albers/Staff
  • Scenes from the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. The auction raised about $12 million to benefit children in Collier County. David Albers/Staff
  • Scenes from the 2011 Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. The auction raised about $12 million to benefit children in Collier County. David Albers/Staff

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