Wine makers, we are asking for your support and donations for our events this year, please email us if you would like to be a part of our plans for 2014. Thank you

                     Johanna Wilson                   Paul Anthony Gidley                     Bettane + Desseauve                                 Denis Stevens

Please contact us for details of next exclusive event...

We have just made donations to these two great charities... More to follow.

 

America is a big place and when children get sick, the right help can be a long long way away. We are making our donation specifically to help the familes of the children with cancer with the cost of this travel. We hope that it makes a horrible journey just a little easier.

 

 

The Grape Foundation is happy to announce that we are making donations to Association REVES in France and Alex's Lemonade stand in America. Reves gives very unwell children the chance to have a 'Dream Holiday' and very much hopes that it is not there last. We chose to support this activity due to the smiles it creates for children. So here we go!

 

Théo wishes to stay in London - done! Stephane wishes to go to Disneyland Paris -done! Lucy wishes to go to Disneyland Paris -done!Florian wishes to go to  Disneyland Paris - done! Zayneb wishes to stay in London - done! Merry-Anne rêve d'aller à New-York - done! Camille wishes to go to  Disneyland Paris -done! Hugo wishes to meet  Zlatan Ibrahimovic (PSG) - done! Constance wishes to swim  with dolphins - done! Nina wishes to go to Disneyland Paris  -done!

 

For Monty. 'Rest now child, rest in beautiful peace, rest now child, until next we meet. '

'We make a living from what we get. We make a life from what we give'.

Meet the whole team at Bettane & Desseauve our partners in France. We want to thank Michel and Thierry for there continuing support, truly amazing and generous and... we want to highlight the unsung hero in our eyes Mr. Denis Stevens. Denis has put so much into the Grape Foundation over the last six months he truly is our current 'Grape Big Heart'. Denis, thank you!

Please meet the whole team that are 'Alex's Lemonade stand'. We are very proud to have supported this wonderful charity who do so much valuable work. The team have this to say to us all 'Paul and Friends, Thank you so much for the exceptionally generous donation to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for childhood cancer. Just in the last two weeks, we have lost two of our Heroes (children with cancer) and we feel we cannot work fast or hard enough to find cures for the brutal disease.  Support like yours encourage us that we are not alone in the battle to cure all childhood cancers; like our founder, Alex Scott, believed. Thank you and take very good care.'

Paul Anthony Gidley founder of The Grape Foundation presenting our donation to Luke at University College Hospital London.

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Please just click on this link and send us an email, all we will ever tell you about is what's going on where and who we have helped. Please register with us on paul@thegrapefoundation.com

 

 

 

Meet Gerald his wife and daughter Roma...

 

Gerald and his family live in the village ravaged by the Tsunami in 2001. Unfortunately their village has not really changed since then except the repairs the village has made themselves to their homes and the eight foot wall the government have built between them and the beach. To be honest, not the ideal solution for a group of people that historically have made a living from the sea. Gerald is a TUK TUK driver and a devotee of the local church of St.Joseph. His daily earnings of around 5 GDP are what this family of three survive on.

 

Roma is a wonderful, smiling, happy little girl, a real pleasure to be around and as such, we are all going to help her. more to follow...



 

We want to thank every supporter of the Grape Foundation - we can think of no finer place to do it than in the pages of the World of Fine Wine. Please look out for the December issue and hear our biggest of Thank You's within.

 

 

'We are proud to be a part of this noble cause, a cause that directly echoes the principles of The Primum Familiae Vini'.

 

Christophe Brunet - Ambassador.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The reason we started should never be forgotten.

For every case of wine we produce as an industry, there is a child somewhere in the world without a smile, without a meal, without a mother or father, without love. This should never be.



The Grape Foundation is our foundation, the whole wine world working together charitably to put smiles on the faces of children that need it, to put food into tummies that are without it, to save a life where we can. What could be more important?

  

The drinks industry and indeed wine is often given negative press due to its misuse and even abuse, but we know how loving, close and caring most wine communities are.  Wine is made following centuries of tradition of people working together, tirelessly; to achieve something they are really proud of. 

 

The Grape Foundation was formed to reflect these positive sentiments and demonstrate how, as an industry, we really do care both about what we do, each other and, of course, children in need.

 

Together we are: The Wine World's Children's Charity

Please join us and raise a glass to what we can achieve together in 2014

 

 

By Joining the Grape Foundation whether you are an organisation or individual, you send a very clear message about you, your brand or label, and it is that you care about the social and financial difficulties of children and, you want to do something about it.

 

In simple terms it states clearly that you care. And that says a great deal about you and your businesses admirable ethics.

 

By Joining The Grape Foundation you help us to tackle many of the problems facing children in today’s society and you help us create laughter and smiles too. The Grape Foundation gives us all the chance to hold hands and work together for the good of others and ultimately to show the world how the Wine industry cares like no other.

 

We are The Grape Foundation, We are the Wine Industry, We care.

Become an Ambassador like Dominique.

M. Dominque De Marville - Grape Foundation Ambassador.

 

The Grape Foundation is a co-operative, run by the trustees from around the wine world who represent their country or region.  All of the the people and companies that add value will be featured and named within all press coverage wherever that might be around the world. At the events, everybody who has contributed will be featured and notably thanked.  And importantly, all members can nominate children's charities for our support.

 

To join The Grape Foundation is very easy and as it commits you to nothing at this time, consider it a simple pledge to assist in whichever way you choose in the future.

 

All you have to do is email info@thegrapefoundation.com and in return we will send you your member details and you very own @thegrapefoundation.com email address. This address will ensure that at every step of the way, in whatever we do, you will be kept informed and able to comment and contribute. PLEASE, email us today to get your email address, it could
turn out to be the one you are very proud of.

The Grape Foundation thanks!

The whole families of the best privately owned vineyards in the world. The PFV and...

The Grape Big Heart Gallery...

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