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Kick Off the French Open at a Wine Tasting With Tennis Channel

Hosted by the Consul of the New York Tennis Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Tue 21 May 18:30 - 21:00

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The clay season has just started.

Celebrate the start of the Protected content Open with WSJ+, Tennis Channel and Le District.

Join Tennis Channel commentator and Sports Illustrated executive editor Jon Wertheim for a meet-and-greet, as he forecasts what to expect from the star players in this year's French Open, followed by a wine tasting with Le District sommelier Jacob Daugherty

Experience this special event in the intimate setting of the Michelin-starred French restaurant L'Appart, located within Le District in New York's financial district.


WSJ+ members are invited to attend this exclusive event on Tuesday, May 21:

6:30 PM - Welcome and check-in

6:45 PM - Remarks and meet-and-greet with Jon Wertheim

7:15 PM - Wine Tasting led by Le District sommelier Jacob Daugherty

After attending the event, be sure to watch the French Open on Tennis Channel May 26-June 9.

If you are interested in, please purchase a ticket by clicking Protected content


Jon Wertheim, a sports journalist and author, joined Tennis Channel as a reporter in Protected content . Wertheim, executive editor and senior writer for Sports Illustrated, is one of the most accomplished sports journalists in America and has established himself as the authority on a variety of sports topics. As an author, his works have been cited in The Best American Sports Writing anthology for four different years.

Wertheim graduated Yale University in Protected content received a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Protected content . He currently resides in New York City.

Jacob Daugherty is Le District's wine director and Michelin Star Sommelier. He has been a sommelier for 14 years and has developed an incredible understanding and knowledge of wine. Jacob worked harvest two times in Europe, has visited every major wine region in France and has been part of three Michelin Star promotions.