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Halo's Mine Risk Education in Nagorno Karabakh

In October 2008, Grapes for Humanity held a fund-raiser dinner at The Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto. The proceeds were donated to HALO’s Mine Risk Education team in Nagorno Karabakh to purchase two ambulances to carry landmine victims in hospital...

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The Best of Bordeaux - $125,000 Raised For Lavalla School

The evening was spectacular and sold out 6 weeks prior. The food and wine were savoured by all the guests. Guest Chef Didier Leroy outdid himself with the Foie Gras matched with the Chateau Suduiraut. Wines included were “S”Suduiraut, Chateau Petit Village, Chateau Pibron, Chateau Pichon-Longueville Baron and Disznoko Tokaji Aszu 6 Puttonyos. Congratulations to all involved with the organization.

Uncorked: Strong Stock Produces Fine Vintners, Too

A rare and vanishing breed was sighted in Florida during a brief appearance on the North American continent last month. Latin for the genus is Primum Familiae Vini, but you’d recognize the species: Rothschild, Mondavi, Antinori, Drouhin, Hugel, Torres and so on...

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Department Of State Salutes Grapes For Humanity And Primum Familiae Vini For Supporting Landmine Survivors Assistance In Angola And Ethiopia

Some Angolan and Ethiopian landmine survivors will have better access to clinical care and physical rehabilitation thanks to Grapes for Humanity, a charitable foundation that funds mine survivors assistance, and Primum Familiae Vini (first families of wine), a group of leading international family-owned vintners, working together to support Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation survivors assistance efforts in both countries...

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Opus One Dinner
Opus One Dinner and Auction Raises $250,000

Sponsored by Loewen, Ondaatje, McCutcheon Ltd. A rare opportunity to taste the great wines of Mouton Rothschild and Robert Mondavi with dinner prepared by Toronto’s finest chefs – Jamie Kennedy and Didier Leroy. Meet Peter Ventura and Douglas Morton – CEO’s of OPUS ONE. Dinner wines to include: Three top vintages of Opus One, Robert Mondavi Chardonnay Reserve and the great white of Chateau Mouton Rothschild – Aile d’Argent.

The Wines Of Primum Familiae Vini – $80,000 Us Dollars Raised

Loewen, Ondaatje, McCutcheon Limited were the proud sponsors of “The First Families of Wine” dinner in support of Grapes for Humanity. A mahogany case containing one bottle of each of the wines of the PFV was auctioned at this extraordinary event in addition to a vineyard painting by world renowned Artist, Philip Craig. The evening was sold out and a huge success. Monies raised at this event will go to support the Kien Khleang Rehabilitation Center in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.