Follow-up to the 2013 SPCA Wine Tasting


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.



Craig Pinhey

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

Roger Cormier from Innovative Beverages?donated the Gato Vinho Verde.

Eric Manning from Peter Mielzynski Agencies LTD.?(PMA) donated the Flat Roof Manor?Pinot Grigio and the Flat Manor Roof Merlot.

*Learn how Flat Roof Manor also helps to support our NBSPCA?by checking out this?blog.

George MacIntyre from Philippe Dandurand Wines?donated the Gato Blanco Sauvignon Blanc, the Gato Negro?Shiraz and the Gato Negro Cabernet Sauvignon.



Chris Mabie from Diamond Estates?donated the Mad Dogs & Englishmen?Montastrell Shiraz Cabernet.

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

Graphics were done by Julius Malco?from Nucleus Media.
P
rinting was provided by Debbie Blakney and Lisa Cybulski?from?Kwik Kopy.


Photography was made possible by Jennifer Irving from?Hemmings House Pictures

Thank you again to everyone who attended!?


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