Wine & Spirits

Three Lots from Châteaux Margaux in The Hellenic Initiative’s Fundraising Auction

November 7, 2020

NEW YORK – Three amazing lots from Châteaux Margaux are part of The Hellenic Initiative’s (THI) fundraising auction.

Among the many wonderful items up for bid are:

1.A case of 1 magnum (1500ml) of the spectacular 2005 Château Margaux, First Growth classified in 1855. Retail Value $2,500, Minimum bid $1,250.

2.A case of 1 magnum (1500ml) of the spectacular 2009 Château Margaux, First Growth classified in 1855. Retail Value $2,200, Minimum bid $1,100.

3.A case of 1 magnum (1500ml) of the spectacular 2010 Château Margaux, First Growth classified in 1855. Retail Value $2,000, Minimum bid $1,000.

The auction kicked off in advance of THI’s 8th Annual Gala on November 12, which will be virtual for the first time due to COVID-19 restrictions.

A wonderful selection of luxury items and charitable pledge opportunities are available in the auction which runs now through Thursday, November 12 at 7 PM EST / 12 midnight GMT.

THI has organized both luxury and charitable pledge auction items that, particularly this year, focus on giving to those in need.

Luxury items include: art, jewelry, fashion, home, spirits, food, and luxury destinations. 

Charitable pledge auction items are for hunger relief, health and social welfare support, and vocational training programs.

More information about the luxury items up for auction is available online: https://www.thiauction.com/lite-ui/?controller=lots&category=All%20Lots.

And about the charitable pledge auction items: https://www.thiauction.com/lite-ui/?controller=pledges&category=All%20Pledges.

Founded in 2012, THI is a global, nonprofit, secular institution mobilizing the Greek diaspora and philhellene community to support sustainable economic recovery and renewal for the Greek people. THI's programs address crisis relief through strong nonprofit organizations and build entrepreneurial skills in a new generation of business leaders. Since 2012, THI has committed or distributed $5.7 million in direct crisis relief and $10.1 million in economic and entrepreneurial development. Last year's Gala raised more than $2.2 million, making it the most successful fundraising event in the Greek diaspora globally.

More information is available online: http://www.TheHellenicInitiative.org/.


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