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Caviar & Cars – October 3, 2020




We are all set for the inaugural PASSMORE Caviar & Cars! An exclusive invitation only lifestyle event for our Caviar Club members, their friends and soon-to-be members, that celebrates incredible automobiles, the people who drive them, and their passion for unique culinary experiences.

Your day will begin with a morning rendezvous, where you’ll be greeted and directed to your parking space amidst the other incredible marques joining us. Before the morning’s drive begins, you’ll have time to get to know one another, peruse the other automobiles, as well as partake in our traditional morning caviar service along with coffee and fresh juice.

Then, it’s time to drive!

Longtime Porsche collector, racer, and current high speed driving instructor, John McNamee, will be leading our drive through some of Northern California’s most scenic challenging roads, with the occasional highway to stretch your automobile’s legs and let it run! We will have a rest stop along the way to refresh, as well as for checking in with John for all things driving related – we’re excited to have him along with us!

Our route will conclude in the hills of Amador County’s wine country at Casino Mine Ranch, a private vineyard and estate, where you’ll be greeted with a glass of their crisp rose’ and time to refresh before enjoying a winding tour of the property’s vineyards, caves, and estate.

Lunch will be an alfresco, multi-coursed, and caviar centric affair cooked by Michelin rated Chef Brad Cecchi of Canon restaurant, along with PASSMORE’s Founder & Caviar Maker, Michael Passmore.  Your lunch will be paired with wines from the extraordinary winemaking team of Jessica Tarpy Shaheen and Andy Erickson of Casino Mine Ranch, all made from the estate’s vineyards, which were established in 1936.

After lunch, we’ll gather to celebrate and recollect the day’s adventures with one another and a traditional “caviar bump” with a toast before departing with a special gift bag of goodies to mark the day.

Note:  The day’s details, including departure location and schedule will be shared in a subsequent email prior to the day.


Proceeds from Caviar & Cars will benefit Elk Grove Young Life – a non-profit organization committed to reaching and caring for kids, while changing their lives in the process, since 1941.


Purchase an event ticket and join the PASSMORE Caviar Club too for $100 off your event ticket. Membership always has its privileges...

“It’s all about the drive! Actually, maybe it’s more about the CAVIAR…”

– Michael Passmore