The Sony Open Tennis tourney hits Key Biscayne in just a couple of weeks, and let's be real: It's as much about booze as it is about balls.
So it's appropriate that the folks behind the big match have been hosting a series of happy hours, teaching attendees to make their signature Bombay Sapphire Ace and giving away tickets to the main event. The final happy hour kicks off Friday, March 15, at Brickell's Dolores but You Can Call Me Lolita.
"The Bombay Sapphire team comes -- they have usually two promotional models and a mixologist. The mixologist will get three people at a time up at a table -- anyone who wants to come up," says Keith Embree, media relations assistant with Sony Open Tennis. "He teaches them how to make the signature drink of the Sony Open, the Bombay Sapphire Ace."
When they're done, they get to drink their creation. And for those not bold enough to try their hand at crafting the concoction, the promo models will be walking around serving samples.
In addition, they'll be playing a trivia game and giving away a pair of tickets to the tourney once every half-hour.
"For the last question, we raffle off (or sometimes if enough people tweet the answer) a Sony Xperia U phone," Embree adds.
And, while you're there, you can always order some tasty Mediterranean eats too.
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So visit Dolores next Friday, March 15, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. for some gin-inspired good times. Sure, you're not Venus or Serena, but you could still head home a winner.
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