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Rush Dinner
Rush Dinner raises $40,000 for Amani Home for Street Kids in Moshi, Tanzania

OJoe Canavan, a great supporter of Grapes for Humanity, invited eleven of his friends to join him at Barberian’s Steak House on Elm Street, Toronto, for this fund-raiser dinner. The celebrity guests were Geddy Lee and Alex Liveson of Rush who regaled the company with stories of their touring and recording. The wine flowed…like wine and Barberian’s owner, Arron Barberian pledged $2,000 to the cause: the construction of a new home for street kids in Moshi, Tanzania.

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Gaia Gaja Dinner
An Intimate Dinner with Gaia Gaja

On Monday, October 26th, 2015, Grapes for Humanity held an intimate dinner hosted by Gaia Gaja at George Brown’s The Chef’s House in Toronto. Following a champagne reception, graced by the presence of the Consul General of Italy, Giuseppe Pastorelli, Gaia led off with an eloquent presentation of the family's wineries in Piemonte and Tuscany. (The village of Barbaresco, where the Gaja family lives, has, apparently, 600 inhabitants and 100 wineries!)...

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Geddy Lee Scholarship 2015
Geddy Lee Winemaker Scholarship 2015

In recognition of the contribution that Geddy Lee has made to Grapes for Humanity, the Board of Directors, created a scholarship in his name, in perpetuity, for a second year student in winemaking at Niagara College. The recipient in 2015 was Christian Scagnetti, pictured here with Helen Armstrong, Niagara College Foundation Development Officer.

Picture from Italy Uncorked 2015
Italy Uncorked was yet another unforgettable fundraising event

Co-chairs Liz Gallery and Cathy Martin put on another amazing evening at the Cathedral Church of St James. Many Grapes for Humanity supporters enjoyed premier wines of Italy, a Bourbon tasting, food by Citizen Catering and bid in the silent auction.

Access Education Guatemala Trip
Access Education Guatemala Trip

Grapes for Humaity Canada representative experience the Guatemala's Access Education Program...

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Grapes Under Pressure 3
Grapes Under Pressure 3

Building on the phenomenal success and tremendous response from their first two extravaganzas, Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson team up again for the third installment of their “not so annual” Excellent Harvest Adventure...

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Grapes Under Pressure 3
South African Wine Tasting Celebration

Wine expert Tony Aspler led us in tasting and enjoying premium South African wines followed by a four course sit-down meal and a performance by Juno award-winning singer and South Africa’s own Lorraine Klaasen accompanied by her band.

Australia Uncorked

Grapes for Humanity’s Board of Directors and co-chairs Liz Galley and Cathy Martin welcomed many to the Gardiner Museum to enjoy wines from select Australian wineries coupled with Canapés by Jamie Kennedy and a silent auction of rare and fine wines.