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“Glenn Fawcett knows wine and how to throw a party!"
Glenn Fawcett, president of Black Hills Estate Winery (www.blackhillswinery.com), has been creating entertainment experiences his whole life. Selected as one of the finalists for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in the Hospitality & Tourism Category for the Pacific region of Canada in 2011, Black Hills is the 7th consecutive business that Fawcett has been the driving force behind.
“Alibi from Black Hills Estate Winery selected as “Mystery Wine” for Gold Medal Plates Culinary Olympics fundraising finale for Canadian Olympic Athletes.
Alibi- the popular blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon from Black Hills Estate Winery was selected as the mystery wine that eight of Canada’s top chefs created a unique dish to pair with. All proceeds from the Culinary Olympics went to the benefit of the “Excellence Fund” for Canadian Olympic Athletes.
“Nota Bene sets Canadian record of $19,000 in Charity Barrel Auction”
At a Charity Wine Auction to benefit students in Oenology and Viticulture, a barrel of 2007 Nota Bene was sold for $19,000 in a live auction. This established a new Canadian record for the highest price ever paid for a barrel of Canadian-made wine.
“Osoyoos Celebrity Wine Auction founded by Black Hills Estate Winery”
For the first time ever, celebrities from Hollywood made their way to B.C. for “the first annual Osoyoos Celebrity Wine Auction” in June of 2009. This is the only Celebrity Wine event of its kind held in Canada. For three days and nights the celebrities and patrons enjoyed great wine, great food, golfing and water sports on Lake Osoyoos. The highlights of the weekend were the Black Hills Nota Bene Release Party and the Celebrity Wine Auction. These events combined the auctions raised over $55,000 for Children’s Charities.