Nine tantalising items in this category – and many more in Treats money can’t buy and Not on the high street
Lot B1: Luscious local lamb
A whole box of Westerlands lamb, including two legs, two shoulders, chops, neck fillet and mince, total weight around 20 kg. Grass fed at Westerlands and around Tegleaze Farm on the South Downs above Graffham. Red Tractor assured. As supplied to Petworth’s Hungry Guest Butchers.
Winning bid: £150 David Young
Lot B2: Sumptuous Sri Lankan supper
A superbly scrumptious Sri Lankan rice and curry dinner for you and up to five others to eat in the comfort of your own home, cooked by Graffham’s best known Sri Lankan chefs, Jeeva and Vasu.
Because of the demand for this lot, Jeeva and Vasu kindly offered to cook for both bidders who pledged the same equal winning amount.
Winning bids: £550 Peter Hardcastle and Ann Brown
Lot B3: Luxury Christmas hamper
Packed with lots of glorious goodies and treats to make your festivities truly memorable – from the very best place to shop locally, our very own Graffham Village Shop.
Winning bid: £70 Jo Morris
Lot B4: A case of Argentinian Malbec
The perfect accompaniment for your roast Turkey or any winter dinner, or just for savouring on its own. Videla Aranda is of the most highly rated red wines from Majestic – six bottles selected by John Head.
Winning bid: £85 John Sutton
Lot B5: A bake a week for a month
A fresh bake – cake, cookies, muffins, loaf, you name it – every week for a month, cooked by Graffham star baker Angie Thornley.
Value: Loads of dough
Winning bid: £42 Tracey Carr
Lot B6: 50-year-old vintage port
Jan and Robin Brind are offering something exceedingly special from a small number of bottles they’ve saved from when they were married – Gould Campbell 1970, described by one wine buff as having “plenty of stuffing, with layers of elegant berry flavours and silky tannins… giving an elegant backbone”.
Winning bid: £100 Fiona Mackie
Lot B7 and 8: Eggs for a month
Half a dozen eggs a week for a month, laid in Graffham by Sally Blunt’s happy and organically well fed outdoor free-ranging chickens. Delicious boiled, poached, fried, scrambled, coddled or omeletted and wonderful for home baking. You can even collect the eggs from the coop, if you like!
NB These two lots will be combined as one for bidding purposes – with the two highest bidders each receiving one lot
Value: £12 each lot
Winning bids: £15 Philippa Sanders and £15 Jo Haill
Lot B9: Chocolate indulgence
A box of goodies to tickle the tastebuds of any chocoholic – a yummy bar, biscuits, hot chocolate, marshmallows and a suitable bottle.
Winning bid: £20 Maxine Jones
Lot B10: Litre of Chivas Regal whisky
A litre bottle of 12-year-old Chivas Regal Scotch whisky, with cheers to Hugh Brown. Described as ‘a spicy, beautifully balanced superb blend, regularly lauded by critics’.
Winning bid: £42 Jeeva