Corks and Cards: Casino & Wine Benefit

Benefiting: Wheeling Forward
Nov 30
Hosted by:Wheeling Forward
November 30, 2017 at 6:30pm to
November 30, 2017 at 10:30pm
University Club map 1 West 54th Street New York, NY 10019

Event Details

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Wheeling Forward is proud to host our 3rd Annual 







Good Wine and Fabulous Company are what set the stage for Wheeling Forward’s Corks and Cards Wine Tasting Benefit! Yannick Benjamin, Sommelier of the University Club, and world’s only wheelchair sommelier, is proud to present the finest wines from around the world.


When: November, 30th 2017 – Doors open at 6:30pm

Where: University Club – 1 West 54th Street, New York, NY.

Attire: Festive attire is required. Jacket and Tie are required for men.


Regular Poker Admission:  $200

Re-buys and Add-on Opportunities!

Cocktail Reception Admission: $100

Grand Prize will be a truly unique wine experience

Will have Blackjack and Other Games


The Charity Poker Tournament is a No Limit Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament.  With your regular admission poker ticket, you will receive one distribution of chips at the Tournament.  The high chip leader at the end of the Tournament will receive the Grand Prize.  Re-buys and Add-on Opportunities are available!


A Taste of Provence: This priceless trip organized by Jean Luc Lametrie of the prestigious wine import company MC 2 has organized this trip to show you another side of France that most of us will never see. During your trip in the South of France you will be staying 3 nights in the heart of the Languedoc around the city of Montpellier and a 2 night stay in Provence. You will also be provided with daily visits to renowned wineries such as Julie Benau and Domaine de La Realtiere to name a few and you will be provided lunch daily at local wineries and 2 very special dinners as well. This is a once in a lifetime trip that is being offered for the first time ever and the keys are in your hands to visit some of the most off the beaten path producers in all of France.

+ 3 nights in the heart of the Languedoc around the city of Montpellier 
+2 night stay in Provence 
+Visits to renowned Wineries 
+Daily Lunch and 2 Dinners 
*Airline tickets and transportation not included 

Event Sponsorship Levels:    
All sponsors will have their logo prominently displayed at the event an opportunity to include promotional materials distributed
to all guests!

 $2,000- 5 Player Slots  

 $4,000- 10 Player Slots (all players will start at the same table)

$7,500 – 15 Player Slots (10 players will start at the same table and 5 players start at another table)

$12,500 – 25 Player Slots (2 tables of players start together and 5 players start at another table)

Become Our Cocktail Sponsor:
Naming Rights for a Signature Cocktail at the Event – $10,000
In-kind Donations: Liquor | Wine | Cheese | Airline Miles

General Contributions:

All general contributions at any level are gratefully accepted and will be properly recognized at the event.

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