Égalité, Wine Created In Support Of Gay Americans, To Hit Shelves Nationwide (by Huffpost Gay Voices)

Posted: January 11, 2013 by wynmaker in Cellars, Wine, Wineries, World wine news
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Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans will no doubt look back on 2012 as a banner year — all the more reason they’d be inspired to ring in 2013 with a glass of the very first wine created in support of LGBT equality.

New York’s Biagio Cru & Estate Wines has just released Égalité, a sparkling wine from the Burgundy region of France which is meant as “a celebration of equality” for the LGBT community.

In addition to its symbolic significance, Égalité (which is s French for “equality”) has a philanthropic aim. As part of the wine’s Jan. 9 launch, Biagio Cru & Estate Wines will make individual $1,000 donations to LGBT advocacy groups The Trevor Project, the Ali Forney Center, GLSEN, Equality Maine and the Center on Halsted. A portion of the subsequent proceeds will be similarly donated.
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