An exclusive Fine Wine Dinner featuring the wines of Château Margaux, one of the five first-growth wine-producing properties in Bordeaux was held on October 24, 2007 at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York City. We were honored to have Corinne Mentzelopoulos, owner of Château Margaux as our featured guest who donated all of the Château Margaux wines from her private cellar in Bordeaux. Wines served: Pavillon Blanc 2005, Pavillon Rouge 1995, Château Margaux 1999, Château Margaux 1996, Château Margaux 1989 plus Château d’Yquem 1999 and Dom Pérignon Champagne 1999.
Special guest included Hugh Johnson, Marchese Piero Antinori, Jean-Guillaume PRATS, and Guy Rigby, who acted as Master of Ceremony for the evening. Robert Pilon, stage, television and recording artist graced the evening with his beautiful tunes and Jim Lawrence, Director, Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement from the U.S. Department of State was a guest speaker.
Over $100,000 was raised to support Cofeeland Landmine Victims Trust, A Polus Center Project, in Nicaragua, Honduras, Columbia, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.