Love New York, love it even more paired with wine tasting and educational seminars. And, heck, if that still doesn’t set your wings to soar to New York, the event is “Co-located with the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York.” Gee, like, dude, what else is there: A special for Eve’s Wine 101 readers that would like to attend the New York Wine Expo is have a $15 discount for the Friday night show when you use the promo code EVE101 to purchase tickets online here: http://www.wine-expos.com/wine/ny/
As Galileo once stated “Wine is sunlight, held together by water.”
Add a little sunlight to your weekend and treat yourself to a first class trip around the world of wine at the 5th Annual New York Wine Expo, March 2nd – 4th. The Grand Tasting offers attendees a chance to sample wines from nearly 175 wineries from around the globe. The Expo is also a savory opportunity to talk directly with wine makers and pick up tips on serving, pricing and selecting the right vintage.
“The New York Wine Expo features wines from the greatest wine-producing regions of the world,” said Ed Hurley, New York Wine Expo Show Director. “But the Expo also includes the biggest trends of the year ahead from smaller local wineries, to organic wines to off beat varietals that you’ll want to pour time and again.”
Several seminars will take place throughout the weekend led by industry experts. While more are sure to be added, those currently on the calendar include:
Wine 101: Taste Like a Pro with Wine Spectator
Friday, March 2, 6:00 – 7:00 pm and Saturday, March 3, 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Explore grapes and wine styles as you taste eight wines from around the world, learn the tasting techniques used by pros and build a wine appreciation framework that you will use for the rest of your life. It’s a lively seminar, hosted by Wine Spectator’s Director of Education Gloria Maroti Frazee.
Wine Spectator Presents…Portugal – Discover a World of Difference
Friday, March 2, 8:30 – 9:30 pm
One of the world’s most traditional wine countries is seriously stepping up its game and using indigenous grape varieties from diverse regions to produce delicious wines. Explore Portugal and taste for yourself why wine critics are excited about Portugal’s new wave wines. Hosted by Wine Spectator’s Director of Education Gloria Maroti Frazee.
The Rhône Valley: A River Runs Through It…with Mark Oldman
Saturday, March 3, 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Renowned wine speaker, author, and PBS TV personality Mark Oldman gives you an insider’s view of the wine of France’s celebrated Rhône Valley. Mark clues you in to a wide variety of Rhone wines that will make you the envy of your wine-passionate friends.
For tickets, updated seminar schedule and event information visit www.NewYorkWineExpo.com or call 800-544-1660. (EVE WINE 101 READERS ENTER CODE EVE101 TO GET FIFTEEN DOLLARS OFF ON THE FRIDAY NIGHT SHOW!)
Note: Sunday, March 4 is dedicated to trade representatives. Liquor licensees from throughout the region are invited to attend on Sunday along with attendees of the co-located International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York. The Wine Expo is not open to the general public on Sunday.