Château Haut-Brion Event raises over $250,000

The evening was an enormous success.  The very distinguished and gracious  H.R.H. Prince Robert of Luxembourg, owner of Château Haut-Brion and Château La Mission presided over the evening.    Jean-Philippe Delmas, Estate Manager, spoke to the wines of Château Haut-Brion and La Mission Haut-Brion.   Viola Wheeler was presented with  the Grapes for Humanity, US, Humanitarian Award by her daughter, Dr. Christine Wheeler, V.P., Grapes for Humanity US.   Honorary directors in attendance included, Pierre-Henry GAGEY, Maison Louis Jadot; Jean-Guillaume PRATS, Cos d’Estournel; Marchese Leonardo Frescobaldi, Frescobaldi; and Albiera Antinori of Antinori.   The evening was sponsored by Navios Maritime Holdings and Mutual of America.  Robert Pilon gave a brilliant performance of Circle of Life with children from The Dwight school and singers from another children’s choir.     Michael Klauber, owner Michael’s on East, Sarasota, was the illustrious Master of Ceremony and auctioneer. Fund raised will go to expand the Viola Wheeler Music Program in Cambodia and other projects supported by Grapes for Humanity, U.S. including les Climats du Coeur.