Deets: This spring, Wheeling Forward, a charity focused on serving NYC's disabled community brings together some of the greatest sommeliers and wines in the world inside one venue for its annual fundraiser Wine on Wheels. Currently in its sixth year, Wheeling Forward's Wine on wheels invites oenophiles and novices alike to journey through over 200 wines poured by over 75 of the top sommeliers in the city lead by the co-founder Yannick Benjamin, a wheelchair bound seasoned industry professional and sommelier at the historic University Club. New this year on the week of April 22th-April 29th we will be celebrating Sommposium, Wine on Wheels Week with engaging seminars throughout the city lead by our Wine on Wheels Sommelier team!
Wine on Wheels will feature exciting wine producers from all over the world poured by NYC’s top Sommeliers! Alsace, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Loire, Piedmont, Tuscany, Sicily, Greece, Hungary, Czech Republic, Georgia, Washington, Napa, Sonoma, Finger Lakes, Mosel, Rheingau, Wachau, Kremstal, Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Galicia, Jerez, Portugal, Douro Valley, South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, Chile, Argentina and many more!!
This ticket includes all-day access to Wine on Wheels and Sommposium (week-long access to pop-up pre-event wine tastings happening throughout the city). Additionally, you'll receive a limited seat at the one-hour seminar “The Magic of Mature French Wines “with Jean-Luc Le Du, the Meet & Greet Sommelier hour with premium wine tasting, fast track seminars, the silent auction and the Grand Tasting.
11am - 4pm
Meet & Greet Pass
This is a unique opportunity includes Sommposium (week-long access to pop-up pre-event wine tastings happening throughout the city). In addition, gain an hour of early access to NYC's top sommeliers in an intimate setting to sample our premium reserve wines. This ticket also Includes admission to every fast track seminar, silent auction and the Grand Tasting.
12pm - 4pm
Wine on Wheels Grand Tasting
Admission In Advance: $99 At the Door: $135
This is a chance to bid in our silent auction and taste over 200 wines from over 30 different wine regions poured by over 60 of New York City's Top Sommelier community and access to every fast track seminar. Click here to see the EPIC Grand Tasting Wine List!
Click here to bid on the Silent Auction
1pm - 4pm
Sommposium -Wine on Wheels Week
This year Wine on Wheels is proud to announce Sommposium, a week of Wine on Wheels wine tasting events throughout the city leading to our Grand Tasting event on April 29th! Free access to these pre-event tastings are included with a “All-Inclusive Experience” or “Meet and Greet" Ticket Purchase. *Limited seating. Please firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
Austrian Wine comes to the West Village with Katja Scharnagl of Le Bernardin
100% of the proceeds from Wine on Wheels benefits Wheeling Forward, a nonprofit that helps people with disabilities live life to the fullest. Wheeling Forward works with individuals to provide the advocacy, mentorship and support services they need to reach their goals, no matter how big or small.