06/07/2012 1:24 PM

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Photos by Daniel Coston

THE REASON: An auction of fine wine and art to benefit Opera Carolina. THE BUZZ: Hosted by Charlotte and Arthur Mott, guests were impressed with the magnificence of their estate in Waxhawevent chair Mary Anne Gauthier along with Deidre Grubb, Jim Alexander and Jeff Huberman put together an amazing selection of art and wine for the auction, presided over by auctioneer Ernest Perryguests, including a host committee that read like a who’s who list, were serenaded by Metropolitan Opera soprano Janinah Burnett.

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