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Superbly Crafted For A Significant Cause 

This is an exclusive opportunity to own limited-editions of Hang Tough Meritage magnum wine.

To celebrate your commitment and spread greater awareness of the Hang Tough initiative, for each $1,000 gift, you will receive a magnum (1,500ml) of exclusive, Ontario-crafted Hang Tough Meritage, as well as the maximum allowable charitable tax receipt.

The Hang Tough Meritage boasts a Bordeaux style, blended from select oak aged barrels of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Cabernet Franc from the best of the 2017 and 2018 vintages. The Meritage blend is a subtle nod to the “blend” of care that Hang Tough seeks to make the standard across our healthcare system.


This initiative was ignited by the power of hope, innovation & determination to keep going. We celebrate excellence & triumph over adversity by devoted physicians & courageous patients.
Together, these heroes form the “Circle of Bravery” & the inspiration to Hang Tough.

Deep ruby in colour; cedary; blackcurrant bouquet with a lifted floral note backed by oak spice. Drinking well now but, as bottled in magnum, will reward two years of cellaring. It’s a very impressive wine in Saint-Émilion style.  94 Rating.

– Tony Aspler, The Wine Guy

A Special Thank You 


A very special tribute must go to Mr. John Howard, Founder and Owner of John Howard Cellars of Distinction. When the idea for Hang Tough was first revealed, John immediately offered to craft the wine that was to become, “The Hang Tough Meritage”. Under John’s direction, the Winery’s acclaimed Head Winemaker & Vigneron, Sebastien Jacquey, produced a collectible and innovative tour de force. Hang Tough wishes to thank the entire Winery team. Without John’s contributions and words of encouragement this project simply would not have been possible.

John Howard

Founder & Owner of John Howard Cellars of Distinction


Sebastien Jacquey

Head Winemaker & Vigneron of John Howard Cellars of Distinction