Grand Tasting & Auction
ShuttleCork 2022

Friday, April 29 | Nelson-Atkins

Grand Tasting, 5:30 to 7:30pm
Enjoy and learn about wines from more than 25 top winemakers, while sampling food offerings from local restaurants during the Grand Tasting inside the Nelson-Atkins. The Live Auction takes place through the breezeway under the big-top tent, where you will find a sensational atmosphere to raise your paddle high and often for spectacular auction lots. Immediately following the Live Auction, we celebrate with more wine, late night delectables and desserts, small batch whiskey and music!

Blissful Bites & Wondrous Wines
Savor what the best talented chefs and artful vintners have to offer, as 25 top wineries and over 20 of Kansas City’s favorite restaurants provide the perfect mix of food and wine. Mingle amongst friends, all in the elegant setting of the Nelson-Atkins.

Live Auction, 8 to 9 p.m.
Bid High & Bid Often

What will strike your fancy? Perhaps a valuable wine-themed item, or a unique gift? Or maybe it’s the chance to sate your wanderlust with a one-of-a-kind travel package? Whatever catches your eye or captivates your heart, the excitement of a live auction will sweep you up in the moment. And you’ll know that every winning bid from fellow art lovers and wine enthusiasts will support the museum as a vital partner in the educational, social, and cultural life of Kansas City.

Post-Auction Celebration, 9 p.m.
A most delicious way to end a lovely evening

Join us in the breezeway immediately following the Live Auction for more wine, late-night small bites and desserts, small-batch whiskey, and music.


  • Amapola Creek
  • Aperture Cellars
  • AXR
  • Booker
  • Cornell
  • Darioush
  • Donalon
  • DuMOL
  • Hilt
  • JH Wheeler
  • Jonata
  • Larkmead
  • L’Ecole
  • Law
  • MTGA
  • Peay
  • Reynolds Family
  • Round Pond
  • St. Helena
  • Senses
  • Tor
  • Vérité