Canadian Opera Company to Hold Second Annual Fine Wine Auction

By Francisco Salazar

The Canadian Opera Company is set to hold its second annual “Fine Wine Auction.”

The event, which is presented in partnership with Iron Gate Auctions, will take place online from April 5 – 12, 2022 and will allow winner lovers around the country to acquire some of the world’s finest vintages.

The auction’s proceeds will go directly to supporting the COC’s mission to bring excellent artists and performances to the mainstage. It will also help offer Canada’s best coaching and performance opportunities to the talented young artists of the COC Ensemble Studio.

In a statement Fine Wine Auction Chairperson Graham Watchorn said, “Our community of supporters have offered up some wonderful bottles from their cellars, helping to maintain the excellent reputation of elevated offerings that this auction is known for. In addition to our sincere thanks to our donors, I want to thank Stephen Ranger of Ranger Wine whose excellent appraisal services and best-practices gives bidders full confidence in the quality of product being offered. We are also very grateful for the team at Iron Gate Auctions.”

This year’s auction will feature many vintage wines of Classed Growth Bordeaux.