On Saturday 26th November Action Against Hunger held its 10th anniversary Fine Wine Auction and Dinner raising over £330,000 , the most ever raised at its annual event under the hammer of Tom Best.
Hosted by acclaimed actor Hugh Bonneville the evening saw guests bidding on unique action lots while enjoying food from some of the UK’s top chefs to including seafood expert Rick Stein, Marcus Wareing (of Marcus and Tredwells), Raymond Blanc (of Le Manoir aux Qait' Saisons), Jacob Kenedy (of Bocca di Lupo & Gelupo) and José Pizarro (of José, Pizarro & José Pizarro Broadgate).
All were welcomed with a Champagne Taittinger reception, accompanied by José’s delicious canapés.
Guests bid generously on silent auction lots and during a live auction held under the guidance of Christie’s and charity auctioneer Tom Best.
Champagne Taittinger is a proud supporter of the charity and the excellent work they do.