Launny & Weezie Steffens, of Vineyard 7 & 8, were Vintner Grant Honorees.
The theme for V Wine Celebration, “Laugh, Think, Cry,” was taken from the late North Carolina basketball coach and ESPN commentator Jim Valvano’s 1993 speech at the inaugural ESPY awards. To this day, Theismann carries a copy of Valvano’s speech in his briefcase.

It’s nasty, but it is defeatable, and I believe in our lifetime we will see a cure for cancer. Not a treatment for cancer, but a cure for cancer.
– Joe Theismann