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Jérôme Lejeune Foundation Wine Tasting and Auction

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Two words: wine tasting. Need I say more?


What do you get when you cross MetroWines Distribution Co., Inc. and Sotheby’s? Drunken auctioneers? Close. A wine auction! On November 13th, Jérôme Lejeune Foundation USA, an organization that funds research into Down syndrome and other genetic intellectual disabilities, will hold a select wine tasting and auction at the Mutual of America building on Park Avenue.  Not that you needed another reason to gulp the good stuff, but proceeds will directly benefit the mission of the Foundation—providing therapeutic research, care and advocacy for those affected by chromosomal disabilities. Special guest Tim Harris will share his own experiences as a restaurant owner and motivational speaker living with Down syndrome.


Mingle with wine enthusiasts, experts and collectors and join in on the revelry—tastings, educational presentations and bidding on coveted bottles. Choice wines from France will be imported specially for the event, including wine from the Burgundy region (limited in quantity and privately labeled for the Jérôme Lejeune Foundation). With all the prime chateaus in France represented, there will be more than enough merriment to go around!


Tickets are $350 per person, which includes an open bar, hors d’oeuvres, wine tastings and a seat at the auction. Hurry! Attendance is limited to the first 175 guests. You can register by clicking here.



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