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Good Vines Wine to Introduce Special Edition Varietal while Giving Back to the Chicago Community


Date: 09/05/13

Good Vines Donates Sales, Partners with Common Threads, and Sets to Launch New Varietal

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img 1(Chicago, IL) August 30, 2013 - Good Vines, a Chicago-based wine company, has made it their mission to make a significant difference in Chicago and around the world with fabulous wine. Good Vines is not only living up to that mission, but also going above and beyond.

Good Vines’ owners, Sean Thomas and Carlos Quimbo (left), have teamed up with Common Threads, a non-profit organization that educates underprivileged children about healthy living. Good Vines donates 5 percent of all sales to this amazing organization and due to their outstanding charitable efforts, Thomas and Quimbo are now board members.

Good Vines doesn’t stop there-They have recently teamed up with infamous artist, Tony Fitzpatrick, to further their cause with Common Threads. Tony has designed a new label for Good Vines’ special edition varietal, which will be produced at a 70 percent solar powered sustainable winery in California. This is the first varietal Good Vines will produce in the United States. Ten percent of the profits from this special edition wine will be donated to Common Threads. Fitzpatrick has designed a new label for Good Vines’ special edition varietal, which will be produced at a 70 percent solar powered sustainable winery. Ten percent of the profits from this special edition wine will be donated to Common Threads.

Good Vines has alway given back to the rich art community of Chicago and now they are working with Brave New Art World, an art unification movement dedicated to revitalizing River North’s art community. Good Vines’ collaborative office space is located in the heart of River North and by donating their wine to Brave New Art World events, they will help rebuild the community that has helped Good Vines grow.

Good Vines has recently launched a new campaign on Indiegogo to garner support for their new special edition varietal and to further their cause to do good. To help Good Vines launch this new varietal visit http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/good-vines-wine

To learn more about Good Vines and their charitable mission visit goodvineswine.com

About Good Vines

Founded by Sean Thomas and Carlos Quimbo, Good Vines is on an entrepreneurial mission to save the world with good wine! Inspired by the philanthropic spirit of Chicago, they strive to make a difference in charity most notably with renowned Common Threads by Chef Art Smith, the arts, and a sustainable planet. Good Vines donates 5 percent of its sales to local children’s charities and our individual team members are personally involved with each organization that we support. In addition, our labels are collectible and designed by artists, local to our markets, who represent a rich art community. Finally, all Good Vines products are made in farmer cooperative-owned vineyard that is 70 percent solar powered, significantly reducing our carbon footprint. Both Thomas and Quimbo plan to continue their personal passions and business experience to their fullest with Good Vines. To learn more about Good Vines, their charitable mission, and upcoming events please visit goodvineswine.com.

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