2023 Auction Lots

Lot 13 ~ A Peak Experience in New York City

  • 3-night, fabulously fashionable experience in Manhattan
  • 2 deluxe rooms at the Equinox Hotel in Hudson Yards
  • Tickets to Christina Maxwell & Friends concert at Peak, on the 101st Floor of 30 Hudson Yards
  • VIP access to the first-ever Taste of Napa in NYC
  • Dinner at Sky Cellar, the private dining room at Peak
  • Private studio visit with Naeem Khan to preview his runway collection
  • Reservations at one of NYC’s hottest dining destinations, Dan Kluger’s Greywind
  • Curator-led tour of a special exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Private studio visits with artists from the Related Companies collection


Do Manhattan in style with this chic experience combining the best in architecture, food, wine, art, and couture.

Your sanctuary for three nights is the Equinox Hotel, a haven of contemporary style nestled in the heart of Hudson Yards in Midtown West. Hudson Yards is also home to Peak, where you’ll enjoy an unforgettable evening of music, food, and wine. You’ll have access to the Edge, the highest observation deck in the Western Hemisphere, boasting astonishing views of the entire city.

Your evening at Peak kicks off with the first-ever Taste of Napa in NYC, where Festival Napa Valley’s partner wineries, including Trinitas Cellars, Bespoke Collection, Aloft, and Dark Matter Wines, will be on hand to pour some of their finest. Festival favorite Christina Maxwell will perform Broadway hits and jazz standards, joined by tenor Pasquale Esposito and musicians from the MET Opera Orchestra, in an Olivia Decker Power of Music concert. Afterward you’ll dine with the artists at Sky Cellar, Peak’s beautiful, glass-enclosed private dining room, famed for its elevated seasonal menus and breathtaking views.

New York Fashion Week will be in full swing, and you are personally invited to a private studio visit hosted by renowned designer Naeem Khan, where you will get an exclusive preview of his runway collection.

On September 8th you’ll have reservations at Greywind, where Chef Dan Kluger will take you on a culinary journey through his thoughtfully crafted tasting menu. And because New York City is synonymous with fine art, your itinerary includes private visits to esteemed galleries with experts from the Sugarlift gallery in Chelsea, plus a curator-led visit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, one of the greatest collections in the world, all in one of the greatest cities in the world.

Donor: Equinox Hotel, Naeem Khan, Peak, Related CompaniesAloft and Dark Matter Wines, Blackbird VineyardsTrinitas Cellars 

Designed for four guests

Trip Dates: September 6 – 9, 2023


“Festival Napa Valley enhances the future of the arts by inspiring and educating all generations.”

— Magda Sarkissian, Co-Chair, Contempo Young Professionals League