Back in September we had our first?Saint John?SPCA Animal Rescue?Wine Tasting Fundraiser and it was a success only because of everyone who attended the event and also because of our sponsors.
The event was held at Happinez Wine Bar.
This fall fundraiser focused on our furry friends raised $2,000!
This event was held on two nights.
Monday, September 16th
Led by Craig Pinhey?| Wine Writer and Sommelier
*Craig donated his services – he is the owner of Sunny who was adopted from the SPCA.
Tuesday, September 17th
Led by Peter Smit | Wine bar owner and lover of wine
*Peter donated his venue, services and time. He also received help from Kim Jacobsen who helped volunteer at the event!
Curtis Kyle, Fran Menton and Peter Smit
Seven wines were featured
George MacIntyre from Philippe Dandurand Wines?donated the Gato Blanco Sauvignon Blanc, the Gato Negro?Shiraz and the Gato Negro Cabernet Sauvignon.
Catering provided by Elizabeth Rowe from?Urban Deli
*Elizabeth donated?hors d'oeuvres for the event.
Elizabeth Rowe, Fran Menton and Storm (Elizabeth's rescue dog from the SPCA/AR) Photo by?Greg Knudson
One lucky winner received a gift certificate for a custom cat mug which will be hand-made by Alison Gayton from I Love Saint John Pottery
Alison Gayton | Photo submission by Alison Gayton
Photography was made possible by Jennifer Irving from?Hemmings House Pictures
Thank you again to everyone who attended!?