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Albarino & Alvarinho: Uncorked & Amplified

Albarino & Alvarinho: Uncorked & Amplified

| New York City

Albarino & Alvarinho: Uncorked & Amplified – A Grand Tasting showcasing over 75 different Albarino wines from great producers all over the world, including Spain, Portugal, the United States and more. Joined by the 1st ever wine industry’s Battle of the Bands featuring Punch Down, 10 on 6 and The David Bowler Band. A Celebration of the diversity of Albarino and a Rock and Roll welcome to Summer!

Olé & Obrigado, an importer of fine wines from the Iberian Peninsula, together with Wheeling Forward, a non-profit organization devoted to helping people with disabilities, will host this inaugural Albarino & Alvarinho Grand Tasting on Sunday, May 19th to celebrate the diversity of Albarino, a  noble grape variety. Enjoy live music from three local bands and delicious food pairings, such as ceviche and pulpo a feira (typical of Galicia) along with other culinary delicacies, to complement the wines. Fast Track classes led by top Iberian winemakers and educators will also be available for those who wish to learn more about the diverse expressions of Albariño. All profits from this celebration will be donated to Wheeling Forward to support its efforts to help people with disabilities experience life to the fullest.

El Camino del Albarino is a month-long pilgrimage throughout New York City with stops at wine shops and restaurants featuring Albarino wines. Join us in celebrating the diversity of Albarino during the month of May by tasting your way through El Camino del Albarino!

General Admission Grand Tasting
Sunday, May 19th from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Tickets $75

VIP Tasting
Sunday, May 19th from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Tickets $85
Enjoy an extra hour of Albarino! Be the first to taste the stellar selection of Albarino wines offered at the Grand Tasting and meet the winemakers and sommeliers presenting the wines.

Combo Ticket: 
Masterclass + General Admission Grand Tasting
Tickets $100

Masterclass at Le Du’s
Saturday, May 18th at 12:00 PM
Tickets $35
Olé & Obrigado co-founder, Patrick Mata, will lead this Masterclass featuring a collection of the importer’s top Albarino wines from Spain and Portugal, including iconic wines from Forjas del Salnés and Luis Seabra.

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Le Du’s Wines
600 Washington St,
New York, NY 10014

Punch Down
Band Members:
Meghan Ivey – Vocals (T. Edward Wines)
Michael Eigen – Guitar (Owner of Premier Cru Wines on the UES),
Bill Powers – Guitar (T. Edward),
Michael Jessen – Bass (Pearl Of Burgundy)
Fred Dex MS – Drums (Fred Dex Ms Consulting)

10 on 6
Band Members:
Chris Wilford – Drums (Denizen Brooklyn / Formerly of T. Edward Wines)
David Hamburger – Bass (The Wine Workshop / Acker Merrall)
Adam Jacobs – Rhythm Guitar / Background Vocals (Chateau Ste. Michelle Wines)
Matthew Green – Guitar (Europvin)
JJ Appleton – Lead Guitar / background Vocals
Craig Dreyer – Keyboards / Sax / Background Vocals

The David Bowler Band
Band Members:
David Bowler – Guitar (Bowler Wine)
Dan Sherer – Guitar (Bottle King)
Jon Rosenblat – Guitar
Gab Bowler – Bass (Bowler Wine)
ScottLatzky – Drums
Joe Ancowitz – Trumpet

Geoff Countryman – Sax

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Wine on Wheels, Metro DC

Wine on Wheels, Metro DC

| Washington D.C.

We are thrilled to share that Wine on Wheels will be partnering with Diveheart to host our second Wine on Wheels D.C. event on June 1, 2019!

Wine on Wheels D.C. will be a premier wine tasting event with 20 sommeliers from Washington D.C.’s finest restaurants pouring close to 100 wines for charity. The event will also include a Silent Auction for charity and we expect to draw over 200 people out to support our cause.

Wine on Wheels is the fundraising branch of Wheeling Forward and has raised over $750K in the last 7 years. All proceeds from Wine on Wheels D.C. will be split between Diveheart and Wheeling Forward.

Sponsorship opportunities ranging from $1,000 – $5,000 are available. Inquire for details. Inquire for details to Yannick at yannick@wheelingforward.org or call him at 917.566.0388.

About Diveheart

Diveheart is an incredible nonprofit that builds confidence, independence and self-esteem in the lives of children, adults and veterans with disabilities through scuba diving, scuba therapy and related activities. Diveheart operates across the US and in countries around the world.

You can learn more about Diveheart at www.diveheart.org.

June 1, 2019 from 1-4 pm

NRECA Center
4301 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203

Get Your Tickets Now: $55

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NYC Triathlon! Join Team Wheeling Forward!

NYC Triathlon! Join Team Wheeling Forward!

| New York City

Each year, thousands of athletes brave the waters of the mighty Hudson River before biking along Manhattan’s West Side highway. Finally, athletes put on their running shoes for a run through New York’s famed Central Park in the final stage of this iconic race.

Program Details and Team Benefits:

Participants will receive:
• A guaranteed race entry into the 2019 NYC Triathlon
• Run by yourself or as a relay team
• Custom Wheeling Forward Jersey
• Personal fundraising website
• Promotional marketing materials
• Fundraising support, tools and resources
•The chance to make a difference in the life of a person with a disability!
  • Commitment to run in the TCS NYC Marathon on July 21, 2019
  • Commitment to fundraise a minimum of $2,000 by day of the race 
  • Race Registration Fees
To Join or for more information please contact Arianny at arianny@wheelingforward.org
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The 2019 New York City Marathon

The 2019 New York City Marathon

| New York, NY

Support Team Wheeling Forward in the 2019 NEW YORK CITY MARATHON!

“Wheeling Forward is proud to be an official charity partner of the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon! Join Team Wheeling Forward and receive guaranteed entry to the biggest marathon in the world! As part of our team, you’ll help us improve the quality of life for individuals with disabilities by helping them achieve their goals, big or small, today rather than tomorrow. Don’t wait, entries will fill up fast! Run the TCS NYC Marathon on November 3, 2019 and make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities!”

For more information or to register please contact: arianny@wheelingforward.org


Team Wheeling Forward Details:

  • A guaranteed race entry into the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon!
  • Custom Wheeling Forward Jersey
  • Personal fundraising website
  • Promotional marketing materials
  • Fundraising support, tools and resources
  • The chance to make a difference in the life of a person with a disability!


  • Commitment to run in the TCS NYC Marathon on November 3, 2019
  • Commitment to fundraise a minimum of $3,000 by day of the race 
  • Race Registration Fees


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