The WineGeese Society Membership

The WineGeese Society Membership

The WineGeese Society

New Members

Membership is by invitation only. The following criteria are to be considered when evaluating a prospective member.

a.  Existing Ireland Funds’ Supporters:

  • A track record of involvement and commitment to the mission of The Ireland Funds, evidenced by:
    • A significant gift
    • A significant purchase of tables at events
    • The provision of significant in-kind services to The Ireland Funds
    • Membership on a committee or the Board
    • The raising of significant monies on behalf of The Ireland Funds

b.  New Supporters:

  • A proven interest in, or connection with Ireland, personal or professional
  • A qualified assessment of capacity to support, and demonstrated philanthropic activity
  • To recommend a candidate for consideration, please send his or her background information to The Ireland Funds.
  • New members will be inducted at the Worldwide Conference in June, or at a scheduled WineGeese event.

Membership includes:

  • Induction into WineGeese Society
  • Silver tasting cup
  • Bow tie with WineGeese logo or Pin with WineGeese logo
  • Autographed copy of A Kingdom of Wine: The Story of the Winegeese by Ted Murphy
  • Your name on a row of vines for one year from Château de La Ligne
  • First choice of WineGeese tours
  • Preferential rates for leading WineGeese wineries for members
  • Periodic Newsletter

The WineGeese Society Membership

Kevin Curley

Ken Gorman, John Sharkey, and John Tillotson

Michael Houlihan, Ireland
Michael Jackson, US West Coast
Cliff Miercort, US Southwest

Honorary Members
• Jim Allen, Sequoia Grove, Napa Valley, California
• HE Amb Anne Anderson, Irish Ambassador to the United States
• Kathleen and Michael Barry, Barry Fitzwilliam Maxxium, Cork, Ireland
• Anthony Barton, Château Léoville Barton and Langoa Barton, Médoc, France
• Federico Benegas Lynch, Bodega Benegas Lynch, Mendoza, Argentina
• HE Amb Niall Burgess, Dept of Foreign Affairs, Dublin, Ireland
• Jean-Charles Cazes, Château Lynch Bages, Médoc, France
• Sylvie Cazes-Regimbeau, Château Lynch Bages, Médoc, France
• Molly Chappellet, Chappellet Winery, Napa Valley, California
• Michael Collins, Limerick Lane Cellars, Sonoma, California
• Eamonn Cregan, University of Limerick, Ireland
• Terry Cross, Château de La Ligne, Bordeaux, France
• Charles Curran, Nassau Estate, NSW, Australia
• Charles Braastad Delamain, Delamain & Co, Jarnac, France
• Joanne DePuy, Napa, California
• Countess Pamela Dillon-Corneck, Paris, France
• David Duncan, Twomey Cellars and Silver Oak Cellars, Napa Valley, California
• Tim Duncan, Twomey Cellars and Silver Oak Cellars, Napa Valley, California
• Peter Dunne, Mitchell and Son Wine Merchants, Dublin, Ireland
• Gary Farrell, Alysian Wines, Russian River Valley, California
• HE Mariano Fernández Amunátegui, Santiago
• Tom Fitzpatrick, Alloro Vineyard and Elevée Vineyard, Willamette Valley, Oregon
• Niamh and Michael Flatley, Fermoy, Ireland
• Scott Flora, Native Flora, Willamette Valley, Oregon
• Thierry Gardinier, Château Phélan Ségur, Médoc, France
• Loretta Brennan Glucksman, New York and Ireland
• David Hansen, ArborBrook Vineyards, Willamette Valley, Oregon
• Dr Maurice Hayes, Ireland
• Frederic Hennessy, Hennessy Cognac, France and Ireland
• Tricia and Denis Horgan, Leeuwin Estate, Margaret River, Australia
• HE Amb Paul Kavanagh, Irish Ambassador to China
• Allison and Michael Kelly, Aravina Estate, Margaret River, Australia
• Howard & Michele Kessler, Palm Beach, Florida
• Sean Larkin, Larkin Wines, Napa Valley, California
• Pierre Patrice Lawton, Alias, Bordeaux, France
• Peter MacCann, Merrion Hotel, Dublin, Ireland
• HE Amb Bobby McDonagh, Irish Ambassador to Italy
• Fay and Brian McGuigan, McGuigan Wines, Hunter Valley, Australia
• Gay McGuinness, Domaine des Anges, Côte de Ventoux, France
• HE Amb James McIntyre, Irish Ambassador to Argentina
• HE Amb Cecilia Mackenna, Switzerland and Chile
• Alicia and Guillermo MacLoughlin Bréard, Buenos Aires, Argentina
• Noreen and JP McManus, Killmallock, Ireland
• Scott McWilliam, McWilliam’s Mt Pleasant Wines, Hunter Valley, Australia
• Mark McWilliams, Arista Winery, Russian River Valley, California
• Francis Mahoney, Mahoney Vineyards, Napa Valley, California
• María Luz Marín, San Antonio Valley, Chile
• Brian Martin, Clairault Estate, Margaret River, Australia
• Ena Martin, Clairault Estate, Margaret River, Australia
• Duchesse de Magenta, Château de Sully, France
• Patricio Middleton, Viña MontGras, Colchagua Valley, Chile
• Kerry and Margie Murphy, DuMOL Winery, Russian River Valley, California
• Gavin Newsom, PlumpJack Winery, Napa Valley, California
• Mark Nolan, Dromoland Castle, Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland
• David O’Reilly, Owen Roe, Willamette Valley, Oregon
• Betty O’Shaughnessy Woolls, O’Shaughnessy Estate Winery, Napa Valley, California
• David Polite, Carlton Hill Vineyard, Willamette Valley, Oregon
• Lochlann Quinn, Château de Fieuzal, Pessac-Léognan, France
• Brendan Roche, Roche Estate Winery, Sonoma, California
• Trisha Rogers, R Stuart & Co, Willamette Valley, Oregon
• Prof. Michael Scott, Bordeaux, France
• HE Amb Patrick Scullion, Irish Ambassador to Cyprus
• Dick Shea, Shea Wine Cellars & Vineyard, Willamette Valley, Oregon
• Mary Driscoll Toboni, Toboni Vineyards, Russian River Valley, California
• Bruce Tyrrell, Tyrrell Vineyard, Hunter Valley, Australia
• Chris Tyrrell, Tyrrell Vineyard, Hunter Valley, Australia

WineGeese Society Members
Linda Armstrong
Philip Armstrong
June Bennett
Archie Bennett
Netta Blanchard
John Bowen
Susan Bradley
Vincent Bradley
Terry Browne
Mary Bush
Rick Bush
Sharon Bush
Anthony Callaghan
Karen Callaghan
Jerry Callaghan
Dorothy Campbell
Luther Campbell
Shelly Codd
Tom Codd
Margaret Condron
Kip Condron
Lou Ann Corboy
Mike Corboy
Joseph Corcoran
Nancy Crossman
Barry Crossman
Brinda Holt Curley
Kevin Curley
Connie Curran
Susan Dickie
Rebecca Dunn
Bill Dunn
John Fitzpatrick
Sarah Gallagher
Tom Gallagher
Lex Gamble
Bill Ganley
Carol Geary
Mike Geary
Mary Gilgan
Kevin Gilgan
Kerry Gorman
Ken Gorman
Jane Hanratty
Don Hanratty
Margaret Hayhurst
Joan Houlihan
Michael Houlihan
Pepper Jackson
Michael Jackson
Alayne Kane
John Kane
Margo Keyes
Jim Keyes
Maureen King
Ann Levell
Waymon Levell
Mary Mallaghan
Lee Mallaghan
Dolores McCall
Keelin McCormack
John McCormack
Simone McDonough
Peggy McGrath
Mike McGrath
Deanna McHugh
Steve McHugh
Anne McNally
William J McNally
Barbara Miercort
Cliff Miercort
Susan Morrice
Ruth Mulvaney
Mary Mulvihill
Dan Mulvihill
Garry Murphy
Ted Murphy
Eileen Murphy
Bart Murphy
Kevin Murray
Maureen Newman
David Newman
Maureen O’Driscoll Levy
Mari O’Connor
Michael ‘Buzzy’ O’Keeffe
Sally Phelps
Richard Phelps
Timothy C Phillips
Paula Pierse
Ged Pierse
Thomas C Quick
Brian Ruane
Pauline Ryan
John Ryan
Bernadette Shanahan
Paddy Shanahan
Helen Sharkey
John Sharkey
Margaret ‘Peggy’ Shelly
Frank Sinnott
Sylvia Tillotson
John Tillotson
Page Tucker
T Declan Walsh
Ellen Welch
Andy Welch
Bobbie Sue Williams

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