Niles, IL – February 28th, 2020 – Winesellers, Ltd., the family-owned, global importer and marketer of fine wines, and Michael Hope, owner and founder of Hope Estate in the Hunter Valley of Australia, are proud to announce a partnership with the Australian Koala Foundation – ‘Hope for the Koalas’ Campaign.
Australia’s Koala population has been decimated by the devastating bushfires that have made worldwide headlines. Much of Australia’s east coast has been affected by these fires, this same area is where much the Koala population live. It is estimated that over 10,000 koalas have been killed from the fires, and as much as 80% of their habitat destroyed.
The ‘Hope for the Koalas’ campaign will donate $1 for every bottle of Hope Estate wine sold throughout all 50 states during the months of May, June, and July.
“It is our responsibility to be good citizens, so we are committed to making a lasting impact in the Koala habitat where they and we call home,” said Michael Hope, Winemaker & Owner of Hope Estate Winery.
The wines included in this campaign are Hope Estate Hunter Valley Chardonnay, Hope Estate Hunter Valley Shiraz, and Hope Estate ‘The Ripper’ Western Australia Shiraz.
ABOUT HOPE ESTATE WINERY & VINEYARDS
The Hope Estate Winery & Brewery is famous in Australia as being the #1 venue south of Sydney for world-class musical performances. They have hosted Elton John, Fleetwood Mac, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen among many other notorious musicians. The estate grown wines are available in all 50 states. Hope Estate Winery has also been involved in many other philanthropist endeavors – partnering with cancer charities.
For more information visit https://www.savethekoala.com/
ABOUT WINESELLERS, LTD.
Founded in 1978 by Yale Sager, Winesellers, Ltd. is a second generation, family-owned and globally recognized importer and marketer of fine wines to the U.S. market. The company’s portfolio represents the finest quality of wines in their respective price category and has widespread distribution in all 50 U.S. states. The Winesellers, Ltd. portfolio includes producers and brands from Argentina, France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Italy, New Zealand and other countries worldwide.