2022 Wine Dinner and Collector’s Auction
Friday, May 13, 2022
Jesse H. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts


Joan and Robert Duff


Bob Weiner

Join us on the Jones Hall stage for this Houston Symphony exclusive celebration, boasting an extensive collector’s auction and gourmet seated dinner. The evening includes:

The night includes:

  • An extensive Collector’s Auction where you will find rare and exceptional wines, your favorite vintages, spirits, and related experiences
  • A seated, multi-course dinner with wines expertly chosen by John & Lindy Rydman and Lisa Rydman of Spec’s Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods
  • A chance to win a prestigious case of 100-point wines, all rated 100 points by Robert Parker

This gala supports the Houston Symphony’s industry-leading Education and Community Engagement initiatives, at Jones Hall and in schools, hospitals, and other venues throughout the city. These activities include education programs that serve students in 26 area school districts and a Health and Wellness initiative for patients, their families, and caregivers at three Texas Medical Center hospitals.

Purchase Tickets or Table

For questions or more information, please contact:
Stacey Swift, Director, Special Events

This event begins with a reception for guests to sip wine and champagne while exploring a variety of outstanding wines, spirits, and wine-related items in the silent auction, and participate in the ever-popular raffle to win twelve bottles of 100-point wine.

All bidding will be done electronically through your mobile device, and an online auction catalog will be available to view prior to the event. Be sure to bring your mobile device or tablet to the event to participate.

If you have an interest for fine wine and spirits, and are interested in donating to the Collector’s Auction, please contact:

Stacey Swift, Director, Special Events
stacey.swift@houstonsymphony.org or

Where do I park?
Complimentary valet is a benefit to all table and ticket buyers

FMV: $450 per seat assigned

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