June 30, 1996 Increase in Bids Pushes Winefest Over $500,000 How much would you pay for a wine lover's tour to Iberia, complete with visits to Port vineyards, sightseeing on the Isle of Madeira, a boat trip up the Douro River and a tasting of a 100-year selection of wine? Does $100,000 sound fair? That's how much money this eight-person fantasy trip went for at the 6th Annual Florida Winefest and Auction, held in April at The Resort at Longboat Key Club in Sarasota.
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