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The Grace Farm Charity Sundowner for SurfAid

On Saturday March 28 Grace Farm hosted a fundraiser for SurfAid at the home of the vineyard owners, John and Elizabeth Mair, in Perth. We are thrilled to announce that a total of just over $13,000 was raised for Surf Aid on the night. Over 100 people attended the event to show their support for this great charity which strives to improve mother-child health in remote Indonesia. Throughout the evening attendees could bid in the silent auction, purchase raffle tickets or buy donated products with all proceeds going to SurfAid. Guests were served Grace Farm wine along with beers donated by Young Henrys and Gage Roads Brewing Co. We had some friends and local musicians on stage performing during the evening including Oliver Quinlan (son of Grace Farm viticulturist Tim Quinlan) performing with his friend Danny. Paella...

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Grace Farm to support SurfAid again in 2015

For the second year running, Grace Farm is proud to support a team of young bucks (including our viticulturist Tim Quinlan) to compete in the SurfAid Corporate Cup, a surfing competition held during the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro. Last year was a great success, with the team raising over $8,000 for Surfaid and getting to surf alongside some of the world’s best in towering waves (last year's team is pictured above with 2001 World Champion CJ Hobgood). SurfAid is a charity organisation that is primarily focused on improving the standard of living in impoverished island communities in Indonesia, particularly mother-child health. The latest Indonesian statistics show that every three hours a mother dies in childbirth, while every hour 20...

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