Peter Michael Foundation’s 11th Annual Stars Knights Valley Fundraising Event

Chef Christopher Kostow and Meadowood Staff

Food, wine, music, and philanthropy were all on the menu at the 11th annual Star Knights Valley fundraiser held at Peter Michael Winery near Knights Valley on July 30.

 Chef Christopher Kostow and Meadowood Staff
Chef Christopher Kostow and Meadowood Staff

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The highlight of the night was the live auction, resulting in $375,000 raised for prostate cancer research at the Stanford Cancer Center.

Atmosphere at Peter Michael Winery
Atmosphere at Peter Michael Winery

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A sold-out affair, 90 people were entertained by San Francisco’s Dick Bright while enjoying a 5-course meal prepared by Christopher Kostow from Meadowood. And, of course, the meals included hand-picked Peter Michael wine pairings.

Sundown at Peter Michael Winery
Sundown at Peter Michael Winery

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 Brandon Behle, Elizabeth Cook Behle (Co-Anchor KPIX 5)
Brandon Behle, Elizabeth Cook Behle (Co-Anchor KPIX 5)

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Peter Michael Team: Paul Michael, Juli Tantum, Scott Rodde, Jenny Koehler, Chef Christopher Kostow, Emily Michael, Sir Peter Michael, Walter Menzel
Peter Michael Team: Paul Michael, Juli Tantum, Scott Rodde, Jenny Koehler, Chef Christopher Kostow, Emily Michael, Sir Peter Michael, Walter Menzel

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 Scott Rodde (President Peter Michael Winery & Peter Michael Foundation), Malcolm Barber (CEO, Bonhams)
Scott Rodde (President Peter Michael Winery & Peter Michael Foundation), Malcolm Barber (CEO, Bonhams)

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Aruna Gambhir, Dr. Sam Gambhir (Chair, Radiology Stanford)


Aruna Gambhir, Dr. Sam Gambhir (Chair, Radiology Stanford)

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Emily Michael
Emily Michael

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Chef Christopher Kostow
Chef Christopher Kostow

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(standing) Wendy Paskin-Jordan, Aaron Gershenberg (Founder, SVB Capital), Jenny Zeng, Li Zhang, Julia Massa, (seated), Sulu Mamdani, Liuyi Luo, Frank Jordan (former SF Mayor)
(standing) Wendy Paskin-Jordan, Aaron Gershenberg (Founder, SVB Capital), Jenny Zeng, Li Zhang, Julia Massa, (seated), Sulu Mamdani, Liuyi Luo, Frank Jordan (former SF Mayor)

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Peter Michael Winery Sauvignon Blanc
Peter Michael Winery Sauvignon Blanc

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 Bonnie Cook, Dick Cook (Dick Cook Studios, former chair Walt Disney Studios)
Bonnie Cook, Dick Cook (Dick Cook Studios, former chair Walt Disney Studios)

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Albert Cha (Managing Partner, Vivo Capital) & Cheryl Cha, Rob Freelen (Silicon Valley Bank) & Brett Freelen
Albert Cha (Managing Partner, Vivo Capital) & Cheryl Cha, Rob Freelen (Silicon Valley Bank) & Brett Freelen

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Dick Kramlich (Chairman, New Enterprise Associates), Pam Kramlich, Sir Peter Michael
Dick Kramlich (Chairman, New Enterprise Associates), Pam Kramlich, Sir Peter Michael

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Molly Chappallet (Co-Founder Chappallet Winery), Sir Peter Michael, Paul & Emily Michael, Joe Carroll, Cynthia Tuverson, Leah Carroll
Molly Chappallet (Co-Founder Chappallet Winery), Sir Peter Michael, Paul & Emily Michael, Joe Carroll, Cynthia Tuverson, Leah Carroll

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 Canape
Canape

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Julia Massa, Sir Peter Michael, Aaron Gershenberg (Founder, SVB Capital)
Julia Massa, Sir Peter Michael, Aaron Gershenberg (Founder, SVB Capital)

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 Hilary Valentine (Chair, Room to Read Emeritus Board), Jenny Beeler, Lalita Tademy (author)
Hilary Valentine (Chair, Room to Read Emeritus Board), Jenny Beeler, Lalita Tademy (author)

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Sue Hoeschler, Peter Stoneberg (Velocity Ventures), Debby Smith, Bruce Smith (Rear Commodore, St. Francis Yacht Club)
Sue Hoeschler, Peter Stoneberg (Velocity Ventures), Debby Smith, Bruce Smith (Rear Commodore, St. Francis Yacht Club)

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