MIAMI – The Miami Open presented by Itaú is partnering with Moët Chandon to host a series of events throughout Miami leading up to the start of the 2016 tournament. Moët Chandon has been the Official Champagne sponsor of the Miami Open since 2014.
One of the liveliest locations on the Miami Open site, the Moët Chandon Champagne Sushi Lounge is a without question a fan favorite. Now, for the first time, the tournament is bringing the bubbly to you!
The Miami Open and Moët Chandon will host a total of five events starting with four back-to-back happy hours at different Miami hot spots beginning Tuesday, March 15th. Each happy hour stop on the tour will allow patrons to partake in exclusive drink specials, including champagne by the glass, on select Moët Chandon Champagnes. There will also be opportunities to win prizes such as tickets and autographed memorabilia through trivia contests, raffles, and social media contests.
The Moët Chandon tour will conclude with a brunch event on Sunday, March 20th, the day before the tournament begins. The brunch will be held from 12-5 p.m. at Coya Miami in Brickell and will include a three-course brunch ($45) and bottomless Moët Imperial ($25). Similar to the happy hour events, the brunch will include raffles and giveaways, as well as music from DJ Kidd Moss.
The Butch Buchholz Championship Trophy, which is in the midst of touring South Florida, will be making a stop at Toro Toro at the Intercontinental. Champagne drinkers will have a chance to pose and take pictures with the hand-blown crystal trophy that is presented each year to the Miami Open champion.
Widely regarded as one of the world’s most glamorous sports and entertainment events, the Miami Open will take place March 21-April 3 at the Crandon Park Tennis Center. Tickets are on sale now. With packages starting at just $136 and individual sessions starting at $31, fans can be close to the action for some of the best tennis in the world. But the event is more than just tennis. In addition to the incredible tennis action, the event will feature an array of food options for all pallets and luxury shopping options. For more information go to www.miamiopen.com or call the Miami Open ticket office at 305-442-3367.
Happy Hour Stops:
Date Time Location Address
3/15 7-9 p.m. Novecento 1414 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131
3/16 5-8 p.m. Toro Toro at the Intercontinental 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, FL 33131
3/17 5-8 p.m. Cantina La Veinte 495 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131
3/18 7-9 p.m. American Social 690 SW 1st Court, Miami, FL 33130
3/20 (Brunch) 12-5 p.m. Coya Miami 999 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131
About the Miami Open presented by Itaú
The 2016 Miami Open will be played March 21-April 3 at the Crandon Tennis Center in Miami. The two-week combined event is owned and operated by IMG. The Miami Open is one of nine ATP Masters 1000 Series events on the ATP calendar, a Premier Mandatory event on the WTA calendar, and features the top men’s and women’s tennis players in the world. The tournament is widely regarded as the most glamorous on the ATP and WTA calendars because of its exotic Miami location, thriving nightlife, five-star hotels and restaurants, beautiful weather and beaches, and its celebrity appeal. For ticket information, call +1.305.442.3367 or visit www.miamiopen.com.
Itau is the largest Latin America privately owned bank, with approximately 95,000 employees and operations in 20 countries throughout the Americas, Asia and Europe. Itaú’s relationship with sport goes back to the 1970s, when Itaú first sponsored the Itaú Tennis Cup in Brazil in 1970. Itaú has been a sponsor of the Miami Open for the last six years, and also sponsors the Rio Open, the only combined ATP/WTA event in South America. Itaú also supports the Brazilian Women’s Tennis Circuit, only female professional tournament in South America, certified by the Brazilian Tennis Confederation (CBT) and the International Tennis Federation (ITF), as well as the Tennis Institute Training Center, responsible for the development of young, new talent.
IMG is a global leader in sports, fashion and media operating in more than 25 countries around the world. IMG’s businesses include Events Media, College, Golf, Tennis, Performance and IMG Academy, Fashion, Models, Clients, Licensing, Joint Ventures, and creative management agency Art + Commerce. In 2014, IMG was acquired by WME, the world’s leading entertainment and media agency. Together, the companies offer an unparalleled client roster; strategic partnerships with sponsors and brands; and marquee assets across sports, entertainment, events, music and fashion.