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Cabernet For A Cure

Dec 7, 2010
Cabernet For A Cure
Serving up some wine with the best in tennis.

servingforacureLast week, some unfortunate news rocked the wine world: A drug designed to mimic the health benefits of red wine doesn't seem to work. So, we have to go back to fighting disease the old-fashioned way--by attending high-profile fundraisers awash in wine.

We were happy to oblige. Bottlenotes' co-founder Kim Donaldson attended the James Blake Serving for a Cure benefit in New York sponsored by Sherry-Lehmann, where attendees were able to play ping pong against tennis stars in return for a donation to the charity. As Kim sipped Dom Perignon, Cade, Joseph Drouhin and Chateau Montelena (among the many wine and spirits brands that support the Thomas Blake Sr. Memorial Cancer Research Fund at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center), she also managed to rub elbows with tennis stars such as John McEnroe, Justin Gimelstob and Jim Courier, to name a few. What were they all sipping, you might ask?

Well, doubles team Mike and Bob Bryan confessed that their glasses only contained water. They did confide in Kim, however, that Mardy Fish was happily sipping some wine--but she couldn't track him down to find out what exactly was in his glass.

That got us thinking: With which tennis player would you most want to share a glass of wine? Tell us who and why below.

And don't forget to check out James Blake's charity, here.


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