Danville, CA, January 30, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Canine Wines, a boutique winery producing premium California wines and sharing the proceeds with animal rescue organizations, announced today that they have donated over $1,300 in direct funds and $7,500 in wine since the launch of the brand on October 1st of this year.
$5 per bottle of wine sold is targeted for donation to Canine Wines animal rescue partners. In this round of donations, 8 partners were given donations ranging from $50 to $500.
In addition, Canine Wines supports the fund raising events of the partner rescues by donating and pouring wine. In support of these types of events, over $7,500 worth of wine has been donated.
"We feel that the support of Canine Wines for fund raising events, not in just donating wine, but by being a part of the event by showing up and pouring our wine, improves the event and will help bring back the supports year after year," says Matt Raymond, co-founder and co-owner of Canine Wines. "We believe this is a major way that we can contribute to our partners and truly help the animal rescue cause."
Canine Wines donated and poured wine at the following events in 2007:
· Growl, Meow, and Wine in support of East Bay SPCA
· Art for Animals benefiting the Humane Society of the United States
· Art and Wine Auction benefiting NorCal Golden Retriever Rescue
· Wags to Riches fundraiser for the Mile Foundation Rescue
· Wine Tasting and Raffle to benefit the Humane Society of Stanislaus County.
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Canine Wines is a boutique winery, producing premium, handcrafted California wines. Canine Wines contributes $5 of each and every bottle sold and 10% of overall profits to animal rescue.
Canine Wines production facility is housed in San Francisco, with quality grapes sourced from vineyards throughout California.
Canine Wines are available directly at the web site, www.K9Wines.com, and at select premium wine shop locations.
Due to individual state alcohol laws, wine shipments are legally limited to AK, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, IA, LA, MI, MN, MO, NH, NV, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OR, TX, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY.