Taste of Lakeville Auction 2020: Frequently Asked Questions
Taste of Lakeville Summer Auction and Wine Judging in a Box
 
Dates:  Opens August 13 @ 7:00 AM and will close at 8:00 PM on August 19, 2020.
 
Register for Wine Tasting/Judging in a Box and Auction: m.silentauctionpro.com - Enter Group Number 764.  If you've registered from previous years, simply click on
" I have an account" to log-in" . Can't remember your log-in, click on "I forgot my username and password" an email will be sent to you to reset your information. 
Guests can input your credit card payment and verify contact information during the registration process.
 
Credit Card Payment:  All transactions will be processed via credit card and your invoice will be emailed or texted to you at close of of auction.
All credit cards are deleted after the auction and will not be kept on file.
 
Bid Winners: All Bid Winners will be notified by text or email when auction closes. 
 
Wine Tasting/Judging in a Box:   For the past 10 years, the Taste of Lakeville has been the home of the largest Minnesota Wine Judging event south of the river. Due to the pandemic we have had to take the wine judging to a revised format with the judging to be completed from your home. 
 
Once you win and pay for a category of wine from our auction, that is when the fun begins!
 
Upon payment, print your receipt and pick up your "Judging Party In A Box" at:
Lakeville Liquors
16179 Kenrick Ave.,
Lakeville, MN
 
Pick Up Dates: August 20 through August 23 during regular business hours.
Please bring with you: Proof of age and printed receipt for proof of purchases.
 
All wines and judging material will be included upon pickup. We ask that you, and up to 10 friends, sample and judge the wines.

Wines will be judged on the following criteria. 
Label (1-25 points), Aroma (1-25 points), Appearance (1-25 points), and Taste (1-25 points), for a total of up to 100 points. 
 
After that, you will need to submit your included judging ballots no later than Tuesday, September 1, 2020.
You may return them to any Lakeville Liquors location or by emailing them to bvisnovec@lakevillemn.gov or faxing them to 952-985-4949.
It is imperative that you do not bid or purchase a box if you are not able to return the judging ballots by September 1, 2020. 
 
Friends or family of any Lakeville Liquors staff or of any participating vendors are disqualified from participating in the "Judging Party in a Box "auction or judging. 
 
 
Wine  Judging in a Box Category List:  Click Here
 
 
Auction Item Delivery or Pick Up Instructions: 
Gift Certificates: Will be mailed to recipient after close of Auction August 20 – August 23.
Pick up Location: Citizen’s Bank MN, 18476 Kenrick Ave, Lakeville MN
Dates: August 20 – Sept 3 during regular business hours 8AM – 4PM Monday- Friday.
Contact: Lowell Collman 952-469-1919
Please bring with you: Proof of Purchase.
 

We also want to take this opportunity to thank our many Taste of Lakeville sponsors who have agreed to continue with their sponsorship this year and support our Lakeville Rotary Foundation.  All monies received goes back into the community. ( Click Here for a list of "What we do with our monies"
 
Thank you again for your participation.  
 
Questions? 
Kathy Hughitt,
Lakeville Rotary Executive Secretary
kathy.hughitt@rotary5960.org
507-202-3449
 
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