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Aidan Turner’s Wine Goes Under the Hammer

1781011_798515890178329_1949234959_oStar of The Hobbit films, Aidan Turner, has donated a special bottle of wine to a charity auction for the Dingle Film Festival in Ireland. The bottle of New Zealand Pinot Noir 2012 was given to Aidan by Peter Jackson when filming on the trilogy wrapped.

The Hobbit Wine is in a presentation box, crafted by Weta Workshop, along with a gold coin from the film set. Only thirteen of the were made (one for each dwarf I’m guessing). It is signed by Aidan who plays the young dwarf, Kili, in the films.

The auction is on Friday 14 March, 2014 at the Dingle Film Festival’s Gala Fundraising Event at The Dingle Distillery. Other items to be auctioned include:

Michael Fassbender signed portrait and signed GQ Cover Story
Signed cell from When the Wind Blows by Jimmy T. Murakami
Signed original image by Tomm Moore Secret of Kells
Signed Iron Giant image by Oscar winner Richie Baneham
Eps1 Series 1 Original Script  Game of Thrones signed by Aidan Gillen
Signed Poster of Glengary Glen Ross staring Aidan Gillen & Jonathan Pryce in the amazing London West End Production
Original framed In America Poster from Director, Jim Sheridan
Original script What Richard Did, and a set of Lenny’s DVDs (Adam and Paul, Garage, What Richard Did) – all signed by director Lenny Abrahamson

The Dingle Film Festival “supports filmmakers, celebrates the art of contemporary Irish & International cinema and has a focus on script, innovation and new media”. It runs 14-17 March, 2014.

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