Event Details

Join us for the 10th Anniversary of the George & Barbara Bush Foundation Vintner Dinner and Wine Auction as we honor the Rt Hon Sir John Major KG CH with The George Bush Award for Excellence in Public Service. The evening will include a silent auction with some of President and Mrs. Bush’s personal mementos, wine from across the country, and the presentation of this  prestigious award.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston

5:00 P.M. Reception & Silent Auction

7:00 P.M. Vintner Dinner

The Presentation of

The George Bush Award for Excellence in Public Service

to

The Rt Hon Sir John Major KG CH

Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

The Vintner Dinner and Wine Auction is held to benefit The George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University and the George & Barbara Bush Foundation.

Featuring fine wines hand-picked to perfectly pair with a multi-course dinner, the event will begin with a silent auction of one-of-a-kind Bush Family memorabilia and specialty items, and end with a live auction of luxurious excursions and unique wine packages.

Parking:

Valet only

Attire:

Business

Hotel:

The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston
1600 West Loop S,
Houston, TX 77027

 

 

The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston is the city’s first elite destination for elegant accommodations and high rise living, masterfully blended with extensive meeting space, prominent office space, designer fashion, fine dining and sophisticated amenities all in one 700,000-square-foot tower. With their sparkling pools & cabanas, designer shopping store, wellness & relaxation spa, and a cellar with one of the deepest, well rounded wine collections in the country, the Post Oaks Hotel is your home away from home. The 250-room hotel features a vibrant mix of sleek, ultra-modern guestrooms and suites showcasing a long list of extravagant services and amenities, accommodations are lavishly equipped with five-fixture deluxe bathrooms, state-of-the-art audio visual technology, three televisions and separate lounging area alongside unsurpassed views of the famous Houston skyline.   In addition to these amazing experiences, the Post Oak Hotel is also home to one of the largest ballrooms in the Uptown and Galleria area.

 

 

 

Tax and Donation Information

The George & Barbara Bush Foundation is recognized as a tax exempt, non-profit organization as defined under section 501(c)(3) by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. A receipt for your table sponsorship and/or donation, which includes the Internal Revenue Service disclosure requirements, will be mailed closer to the date of the event.

Meet The Host Committee

Thanks to our Honorary Co-Chairs, Chairs and Host Committee for supporting the
10th Anniversary Vintner Dinner and Wine Auction. The success of this event is
made possible because of their generosity!

Honorary Co-Chairs

Doro Bush Koch
and
Bobby Koch
President and CEO of the Wine Institute

Co-Chairs

Dee Dee and Jon Acklam

Whitney and Jim Crane

Lisa and Ryan Lance

Amy and Tim Leach

Host Committee Members

Tere and Eduardo Aguirre

Jean Becker

Jeanie and Chris Begala

Robin and John Bonn

Kathy and Mark Burns

Marshall Bush

Cathy and Joe Cleary

Page and Gregory Cokinos

Tammy and Joel Cowley

Rose and Harry Cullen

Heidi and Mark Davis

Lynda Chin and Ron DePinho

Lily and Charles Foster

Rhonda and Mike Graf

Trish and Buddy Hagner

Bill Helms

Stacey Herndon

Betty and John Hrncir

Suzanne and Garrett Jackson

Angie and Billy Lemmons

Carolyn and Jack Little

Maryellen and Andrew Lundquist

Paulina and Jim McGrath

Walter Montaigne

Roxann and Tim Neumann

Gena and Chuck Norris

Susie Peake

Jane and Ed Parker

Amanda and Dan Pickering

Karen J. Pruitt

Lauren and Greg Saikin

Carol and Tom Sawyer

Margaret Voelkel

Sharleen and Ron Walkoviak

Nancy Ames and Danny Ward

Daisy and John White

Sandi Heysinger and Dick Williams

Past Vintner Dinners

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2018 Vintner Dinner & Wine Auction
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2017 Vintner Dinner & Wine Auction
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2016 Vintner Dinner & Wine Auction
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2015 Vintner Dinner & Wine Auction
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2013 Vintner Dinner & Wine Auction

Thank you to our wonderful sponsors of the 2019 Vintner Dinner and Wine Auction:

Dee Dee and Jon Acklam

Astros Foundation

BBVA Compass/Ed Helms & Eduaro Aguirre

Begala McGrath

Robin and John E. Bonn

Kathy and Mark Burns

Bush School of Government & Public Service

Chuck and Gena Norris

Cathy and Joe Cleary

Page and Gregory M. Cokinos

Jake and Tom Collamore

Concho Resources Inc.

ConocoPhillips

Crestwood Equity Partners LP

Rose and Harry Cullen

Heidi and Mark Davis

Dianne and James E. Davison

Ron A. DePinho and Lynda Chin

Gayle and John Durie

Dotty and Gordon R. England

Lily and Charles Foster and Pat and David Jones

Kristin and Jack Fusco

George H. W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum

Rhonda and Mike Graff

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

Betty and John Hrncir

Daisy and John D. White

Herbert V. Kohler

Angie and Billy Lemmons

Linscomb and Williams, Incorporated

Carolyn and Jack Little

Nathatlie and Kevin M. McDonald

Alice and Keith Mosing

John L. Nau

Jane and Ed Parker

Susie Peake

Phillips 66

Amanda and Dan Pickering

PNC Institutional Investments

Karen J. Pruitt

Meg and Richard Weekley

Rio Grande Exp, LLC

Lauren and Greg Saikin

Carol and Tom Sawyer

Alicia and Stephen Spenlinhauer

The Association of Former Students

The Events Company

Tom Eddy Winery

United Airlines

Vintage Select Wines LLC

Margaret D. Voelkel

Danny Ward and Nancy Ames

Williams Companies

Dick Williams and Sandi Heysinger

Sharleen and Ron Walkoviak

Laura and Dave Ward

Table sponsorship are offered at five levels:

Grand – $50,000

  • Exclusive “Meet the Vintner” Dinner*, Wednesday, November 20 – six seats
  • Table for ten
  • Premier seating at the event
  • Recognition in all event materials


Premier – $25,000

  • Exclusive “Meet the Vintner” Dinner*, Wednesday, November 20 – four seats
  • Table for ten
  • Priority seating at the event
  • Recognition in all event materials


Reserve – $15,000

  • Table for ten
  • Priority seating at the event
  • Recognition in all event materials


Magnum – $10,000

  • Table for ten
  • Preferred seating at the event
  • Recognition in all event materials


Vintage – $5,000 (Limited Availability)

  • Table for ten
  • Recognition in all event materials

 

 

Please join us for an evening celebrating the legacy of George Bush, 41st President of the United States, by making a donation to the George & Barbara Bush Foundation’s 2019, 10th Anniversary Vintner Dinner and Wine Auction. Your donation(s) will be auctioned alongside other fine wines, wine country experiences, unique specialty items and one-of-a-kind Bush Family memorabilia.

Funds raised from this event allow the Foundation, The George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University to continue our work to empower a new generation of dedicated public servants to lead our nation and our world.

If you are interested in donating auction items to the 2019 Vintner Dinner and Wine Auction, please follow instructions below. Your donation(s) will be recognized on the 2019 Vintner Dinner and Wine Auction website and in the printed auction catalog.

Wine Donation Information

 

Print and Return Donation Form to:
Attn: Mrs. Daisy White
George & Barbara Bush Foundation
Post Office Box 14141
College Station, Texas 77841-4141
(979) 862-2251 | Daisy.White@Bush41.org

Shipping and Delivery of Wines to:
Vintage Select Wines
c/o Daisy White
4448 West 12th Street
Houston, Texas 77055
(713) 426-5800

Please include a copy of your donation form when your donation is shipped to Vintage Select
Wines.
Due to heat-related shipping concerns during the summer months, we ask that your donations
be shipped no sooner than October 1, 2019. Due to strict TABC regulations we must have your
form by October 15, 2019.

Specialty Item Donation Information

 

 

Shipping of Specialty Items to:
Attn: Daisy White
George & Barbara Bush Foundation
Post Office 14141
College Station, Texas 77841-4141
(979) 862-2251 | Daisy.White@Bush41.org

Please include your donation items, a copy of your donation form and any promotional
materials for the auction in your shipment.

Please return by October 15, 2019