Charity Wine Auctions

In 1993 Fundraising Auctioneer Tom DiNardo founded DiNardo & Lord Auctioneers. Tom has achieved an outstanding reputation record setting charity auction revenues and client satisfaction. DiNardo & Lord Auctioneers is currently ranked as one of the “Top 4 charity auction firms" in the nation. Tom DiNardo has appeared as a featured celebrity auctioneer on TLC's "Wrecks to Riches" TV program. Tom DiNardo's biography has been included in Who's Who in America.

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In 1993 Tom DiNardo founded DiNardo & Lord Auctioneers. Mr. DiNardo has helped to pioneer what is today known as the Charity Wine Auction. Tom DiNardo has achieved an outstanding reputation for his record setting charity auction revenues (5 world records), and client satisfaction. DiNardo & Lord Auctioneers is ranked as one of the “Top 4 fund-raising auction firms". Tom is "One of the nation’s preeminent charity wine auctioneers. Tom DiNardo holds a B.A. and many professional certifications. Tom had worked in the wine industry prior to becoming an auctioneer. Tom is a sommelier diplomate with ISG. He is a featured auctioneer for ERI wine auction gallery. Tom continues his passionate pursuit today as a wine consultant and wine educator who teaches others about oenology and wine collecting. Mr. DiNardo has been featured on TLC's "Wrecks to Riches" television program. He is a freelance writer for Wine Enthusiast, Decanter, Sante and magazines, and is a regular contributor to Wine, and Tom is a certified master appraiser (Master GPPA). Tom DiNardo welcomes the opportunity to serve you. (888) 503-0828

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Benefit Auctioneer Tom DiNardo is First US Auctioneer to Become A Credentialed Sommelier.

After successfully graduating from the International Sommelier Guild's grueling eighteen month long Sommelier Diploma Program, renowned charity auctioneer Tom DiNardo is the first auctioneer in the United States to become a sommelier diplomate. A sommelier is a person with extensive knowledge about oenology and wine and food pairings. "Completing ISG's comprehensive wine education program was far more intense than my meeting the basic requirements in completing my Bachelor of Arts degree" recalls DiNardo.

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Tom DiNardo to write for Decanter magazine

Wine writer and sommelier, Tom DiNardo, writes his first freelance article
featuring Barlow Vineyards which appears in the January 2008 issue of Decanter magazine. Tom has also written a featured wine article about African American wine maker Jonathan Branch of Branch Cellars appearing in this month's and also

Tom DiNardo, was interviewed last month by reporter Bonnie Cavanaugh of Best's Review magazine for her upcoming story for on wine appraisal for next month's November issue. Best's Review is regarded as one of the Insurance Industry's most prominent trade journals. In her article, Ms. Cavanaugh quotes master wine appraiser, Tom DiNardo, extensively regarding his experience in the wine appraisal industry and also as an expert witness in providing expert testimony on contested wine cases.

Friday, January 09, 2009


Charity Auctioneer Tom DiNardo

Here's what people are saying about the nationally recognized charity auctions, fundraising auctions, benefit auctions, and wine auctions that renowned charity auctioneer Tom DiNardo and DiNardo & Lord Auctioneers have presided over.

Please visit our "Testimonials Page".

Thursday, January 08, 2009


Has your organization been searching for fundraising help or great fundraising ideas? Have you ever considered a charity wine auction? Charity Wine Auctions are one of the hottest trends in the fundraising industry at the moment. Consider any fundraiser your organization might have utilized in the past, and now consider the real revenue earning possibilities.

If a live Charity Wine Auction is conducted correctly it can realize upwards of 67% percent of your event's entire income. The other third (33%) of the revenue generated is from the combined total of ticket sales, in combination with a silent auction, raffles, or other revenue generating devices utilized.

To view upcoming charity wine auctions, please visit our Wine Auctions Calendar.

View a Video Clip from one of our Charity Wine Auctions.

Please call us (888) 503-0828 or EMAIL us today to request your copy of the DiNardo & Lord Auctioneers DVD today or visit the DiNardo & Lord Auctioneers web site.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Fundraising Help and Fundraising Ideas
Provided by DiNardo & Lord Auctioneers

Please click onto the following links to view our other informative fundraising blogs on topics such as Fundraising Auctions, Charity Auctions and Benefit Auctions.