NYC wine enthusiasts are keeping some amazing events under wraps. Here we are to lift the veil on some of the awesome activities that are exciting the community and that you shouldn’t miss.
Any wine lovers out there… all of you? OK. We have scoured the city for some of the most exciting activities dedicated to Oenophiles (Wine Lover). Whether you’re an expert, looking to learn, or just looking for different things to do these events are unmissable. Enjoy!
Brooklyn Wine Fest is the meeting point between you and hundreds of delicious wines from around the globe. Hop on this transcontinental journey where the only visa needed is a glass in hand! You’ll taste unlimited samples of wines sourced everywhere from Chile to Australia. With dozens of wines to choose from, the selection really runs the gamut of varietals. Food from restaurateurs and vendors like Brooklyn Oyster Party, Glazed and Confused, and more will be available. You can even join interactive games and check out some sweet live entertainment. Endless international fine wine, here I come!
No more wine-ing, you’ve made it through the week and it’s time to celebrate with some Wine 101. Become a professional wino with a relaxed class on the finest Pinots, Chardonnays, Malbecs, and more, all accompanied by entertaining games, prizes, cheesing pairings, and blind tastings that’ll make you an expert in pairings. Enjoy four or five different wines and cheese pairings with awesome company and in a great atmosphere, but don’t forget to thank us when you become the most sought-after sommelier at your next party!
Merlot, it’s me. I was wondering if you’d like to meet. Come re-discover your favorite wines at this intimate Wine Tasting 101 guided by an experienced sommelier. You’ll learn the basics of wine tasting and discover exactly what unique flavors you have a soft spot for. This way, you’ll be an expert sommelier next time you order at a restaurant. Plus, you’ll snack on a house-made ricotta served with a toasted baguette.
Discover the tastiest side of SoHo! A knowledgeable wine ambassador will lead you to two impeccable restaurants where you’ll be served several wines and appetizers in an intimate setting. First stop will be Galli, an international locale with an extensive wine list from Italy, Spain, and beyond. Then you’ll stop by City Winery, where owner Michael Dorf will bring the wine country to you!
Time to unwind! A wine ambassador will lead you to two impeccable restaurants where you’ll be served wine and appetizers in an intimate setting. Your tour begins at A.O.C., an authentic French bistro in the heart of West Village. You’ll then visit a second W.V. gem, determined by the tour. You’re guaranteed to enjoy more delicious wine and pairings as your guide discusses the art of fine wine!
Bring a bottle and uncork your creative side! Unorthodox is bringing you a paint and sip party like you’ve never experienced before. Come enjoy a wonderful creative night out where you’ll paint your own masterpiece in a judgment-free zone! As soon as you enter this sophisticated space, with its soft light, comfortable seating, and inviting environment, you’ll see a thousand creative possibilities in front of you. An instructor will guide you through the basics and process of creating your own masterpiece!
Pour yourself a glass of creative juice and dip in to this fun and relaxing wine glass painting class! An experienced artist will guide you through a workshop covering the basics of painting for students of all levels and by the end of the class, you’ll have created a painted wine glass that is sure to impress your friends! Whether you have your MFA or have never picked up a brush, all wine-loving artists are welcome!