Photo Galleries »

2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival: Auction

Greg Kahn/Staff
Scenes during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 12:57

Photo by GREG KAHN

Greg Kahn/Staff Scenes during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.' Time: 12:57

Buy this photo

Photo Rating:
Gallery Rating:

  • Tristan Spinski/Staff
Guests enjoy wine poured by volunteer at the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in Magic.'

Time: 12:13
  • Tristan Spinski/Staff
From left, volunteers Ellen Schmidt, Barbara Johnson and Bette Aymar welcome guests to the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in Magic.'

Time: 12:51
  • Tristan Spinski/Staff
Bruce and Jamie Hague, of Chicago, enjoy a glass of wine poured by volunteer Judy Nocera, right, of Naples, at the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in Magic.'

Time: 12:06
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Juan Rico, 4, from group of children at the YMCA, waits near the stage during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 12:55
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Guests enter the main tent during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 12:49
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Scenes during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 12:13
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Scenes during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 11:56
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Staff members prepare before the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 11:10
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Pastries are prepped during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 11:02
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Scenes during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 12:54
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Bob Scannell, left, and wife Carrie up the bid on Lot No. 35 during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 03:35
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Scenes during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 03:16
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Jeannelle Brady, left, reacts to her husband Bob's bid on an auction lot during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 03:17
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Carrie Scannell celebrates after winning lot No. 35 during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 03:35
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Patrons head under the tent during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 12:53
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Bette Aymar cheers patrons entering the tent during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 12:43
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Scenes during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 12:04
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Scenes during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 11:21
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
A rabbit roams the grounds during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 12:05
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Scenes during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 12:10
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Patrons waive tickets in the air during lot No. 14 to bid on a once-in-a-lifetime-concert during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 02:05
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
A woman, center, who asked not to be named, celebrates with Edward Kolesar, left, after she won lot No. 58, an eight night Ottoman Odyssey with hot air balloon rides in Istanbul and Cappadocia, Turkey during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 05:08
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Patrons celebrate after the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 05:53
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Staff members wait for patrons during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 10:51
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Scenes during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 11:56
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Guests mingle while Vino Festivus walks around The Ritz on stilts during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 12:03
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
A television screen encourages patrons to bid higher during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 04:26
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Ed Kaufman, right, and wife Svetlana, left, during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 04:17
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Patrons watch auction action during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 04:09
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Scenes during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 04:01
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Patrons walk about the floor during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 04:46
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Scenes during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 01:23
  • Greg Kahn/Staff
Scenes during the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in the Magic.'

Time: 12:57
  • Tristan Spinski/Staff
Scenes from the auction at the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in Magic.'

Time: 04:09
  • In this file photo, Ralph and Shelly Stayer, of Sheboygan, Wisc., celebrate the end of the auction at the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in Magic.'
  • Tristan Spinski/Staff
Scenes from the auction at the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in Magic.'

Time: 11:21
  • Tristan Spinski/Staff
A stack of wine glasses sit at the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in Magic.'

Time: 11:48
  • Tristan Spinski/Staff
Donna Leahy, right, of Naples and a volunteer, serves wine at the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in Magic.'

Time: 12:07
  • Tristan Spinski/Staff
Wine festival guests partake in the auction at the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in Magic.'

Time: 03:29
  • Tristan Spinski/Staff
Volunteers work the floor during the auction at the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in Magic.'

Time: 01:42
  • Tristan Spinski/Staff
Scenes from the auction at the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in Magic.'

Time: 11:55
  • Tristan Spinski/Staff
Guests arrive at the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in Magic.'

Time: 11:58
  • Tristan Spinski/Staff
Retta Singer, center (red dress), chats with her friends at the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in Magic.'

Time: 03:11
  • Tristan Spinski/Staff
Robert Maier and Ann Colgin share a dance at  the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in Magic.'

Time: 02:06
  • Tristan Spinski/Staff
Barbara Hills celebrates winning the auction on lot 19 at the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in Magic.'

Time: 02:28
  • Tristan Spinski/Staff
Cynthia Sherman, center, and her husband, Bruce Sherman, second from right, both of Naples, greet friends as they arrive at the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in Magic.'

Time: 11:50
  • Tristan Spinski/Staff
Auctioneer Humphrey Butler calls out to the crowd of bidders at the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in Magic.'

Time: 01:52
  • Tristan Spinski/Staff
Penny Anderson, left, celebrates winning Lot 53 in the auction at the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in Magic.'

Time: 04:50
  • Tristan Spinski/Staff
Scenes from the auction at the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in Magic.'

Time: 04:54
  • Tristan Spinski/Staff
Scenes from the auction at the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in Magic.'

Time: 04:13
  • Tristan Spinski/Staff
Scenes from the auction at the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in Magic.'

Time: 04:23
  • Tristan Spinski/Staff
Scenes from the auction at the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in Magic.'

Time: 04:28
  • Tristan Spinski/Staff
Scenes from the auction at the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in Magic.'

Time: 04:41
  • Tristan Spinski/Staff
Scenes from the auction at the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in North Naples on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. This year's theme was 'Believe in Magic.'

Time: 02:36

Related Stories for 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival: Auction

Comments on this photo » 0

Be the first to post a comment!

Share your thoughts

Comments are the sole responsibility of the person posting them. You agree not to post comments that are off topic, defamatory, obscene, abusive, threatening or an invasion of privacy. Violators may be banned. Click here for our full user agreement.

Comments can be shared on Facebook and Yahoo!. Add both options by connecting your profiles.

Features