A $3 million dollar match-challenge from the BRCA Foundation and the Gray Foundation, and a $1 million dollar pledge from Wayne & Nan Kocourek led the paddle raises.

Kary and David Duncan, Vintner Grant Honorees and owners of Silver Oak and Twomey Cellars, were recognized with two grants in their names to Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Cancer Research, and the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The V Foundation Wine Celebration has now awarded nearly $90 million for cancer research.