The moment that you've all (OK, maybe some of you have) been patiently waiting for. The winners of this year's Menu For Hope Wine Prizes! Thank you all so much for your generous donations this year (to the tune of more than $90,000) and your support. An extra special thank you to all the bloggers and others who donated prizes -- your generosity is also astounding.
For the winners, please reach out to the blogger who donated the prize to arrange delivery. We will also provide the donors with the e-mail addresses of their prize recipients. EXCEPT: For the Wine Library TV, Eric Asimov, Meadowood, Oxbow Wine Merchant, Sonoma Grapemasters, Willowbrook/Owl Ridge, Crushpad, World of Fine Wine, and Winemonger prizes, please e-mail me at alder at vinography dot com.
Without further ado:
WB01 : Private, LIVE Episode of Wine Library TV from Wine Library TV WINNER: Carolyn S Spengler
WB02 : Dinner in New York with Eric Asimov of the New York Times from Vinography WINNER:Anthony C Nicalo
WB03 : Wine Vacation at Meadowood Resort in the Napa Valley from Vinography WINNER: Oren Teich
WB04 : A Case of Top Rated Wine from Free Run Juice WINNER:Babak Khazaeni
WB05 : Private Wine and Cheese Tasting from Peter Granoff WINNER: jeffrey stai
WB06 : 6 Packof Boutique Italian Wine from On The Wine Trail in Italy WINNER: William F Halfpap
WB07 : P.S. I Love You from Juicy Tales WINNER: Christina Sorenson
WB08 : Six Packof Quixote Wine from Simply Recipes WINNER:Christina Sorenson
WB09 : Make Custom Wine at Sonoma Grapemasters from Segue Cellars WINNER: Sheryl Kane
WB10 : Mixed Case of Owl Ridge and Willowbrook Wines from Vinography WINNER:Leah Moskowitz
WB11 : Private Wine Education in the Midwest from Wine For Newbies WINNER: Renee L Antoine
WB12 : Drink Some of Washington States Best from The Wine Offensive WINNER:Robyn C Eckhardt
WB13 : Mark Marino California Wine Tour from Winery_Times WINNER: jeffrey stai
WB14 : Cima Collina Precious Pinot from Cima Collina WINNER:Amy Ginn
WB15 : Labor of Love, a day in the vineyard in the South of France from La Gramiere WINNER: Kate A Mcwiggins
WB16 : San Francisco East Bay Wine Sampler from Blind Muscat's Cellarbook WINNER:Dawn H Loh
WB17 : Brand New Rousanne from Winecast WINNER: Susan Tenney
WB18 : Private Wine Blending Session from Crushpad Winery WINNER:Tracy Parsons
WB19 : Long Island Cabernet Franc Three-Pack from Lenndevours WINNER: Alison Violano
WB20 : ARomantic Getaway for Long Island Wine Lovers from Lenndevours WINNER:Paul J Cardillo
WB21 : Epic Vineyard Photography From Michael Regnier from Vinography WINNER: Jeffrey H Petree
WB22 : Fine ArtPrint from Vsur WINNER: Paola M Battaglia
WB23 : SommelierServices for the Night near Philadelphia, NY, or DC from McDuff's Food and Wine Trail WINNER: Lisa E Phillips
WB24 : A Year's subscription to The World of Fine Wine (value US$800) and Claude Kolm's The Fine Wine Review via Vinography WINNER:William F Halfpap
WB25 : A Santa Cruz Mountains Wine Sampler from Purple Liquid WINNER: rebecca bennett
WB26 : Twisted Vertical Case of *%#&@! and %@#$! from El Bloggo Torcido WINNER:Paul J Cardillo
WB27 : Mixe dHalf Case of Austrian Wines from Winemonger, via Vinography WINNER: Jennifer L Anderson
And I know many of you bid on more than just the wine prizes so please take a look at the full list of winners at ChezPim.
Thanks again, and I look forward to next year. If you have any questions, please let me know by e-mailing me or submitting a comment.
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