New York Wine Expo | March 2-4, 2012

International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New YorkThe 5th annual New York Wine Expo is being held at Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City March 2nd through March 4th, 2012.

The world class event will feature a Grand Tasting showcasing over 760 wines and 190 wine maker on hand pouring wines for you!  In addition to the Grand Tasting there will be wine seminars put on by Wine Spectator, and also one seminar led by author and PBS personality, Mark Oldman.

Several seminars will take place throughout the weekend. Below please find a list of those currently on sale. Please check back for additional sessions to be added. Friday, March 2, 2012

6:00 – 7:00 pm
Wine 101: Taste Like a Pro with Wine Spectator

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. Naww… It’s just smushed grapes.) In this lively seminar, Wine Spectator’s Director of Education, Gloria Maroti Frazee, will attempt to cover everything you’ve always wanted to know about wine, but were afraid to ask… including the key buzzwords for describing wine, stemware, decanting and storage as well as tips for saving leftover wine, food pairing and ordering wine in a restaurant. Whether you’re a beginner or experienced wine drinker, you’ll have fun, learn a lot, and take home handouts that you can use to do tastings on with friends.
Price: $30.00

8:30 – 9:30 pm
Wine Spectator Presents…Portugal – Discover a World of Difference
Do you enjoy discovering new grapes and new wines? Do you like crisp, refreshing whites and full-bodied, rich reds? If the answer to these questions is yes, you’re in for a treat. 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. Join Wine Spectator director of education Gloria Maroti Frazee in this exploration of Portugal and taste for yourself why wine critics are excited about Portugal’s new wave wines.
Price: $25.00


Saturday, March 3, 2012


12:30 – 1:30 pm
Wine 101: Taste Like a Pro with Wine Spectator
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. Naww… It’s just smushed grapes.) In this lively seminar, Wine Spectator’s Director of Education, Gloria Maroti Frazee, will attempt to cover everything you’ve always wanted to know about wine, but were afraid to ask… including the key buzzwords for describing wine, stemware, decanting and storage as well as tips for saving leftover wine, food pairing and ordering wine in a restaurant. Whether you’re a beginner or experienced wine drinker, you’ll have fun, learn a lot, and take home handouts that you can use to do tastings on with friends.
Price: $30.00

1:00 – 2:00 pm
The Rhône Valley: A River Runs Through It…with Mark Oldman
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, which Saveur magazine recently said “yields some of the most delicious wine on Earth”.   In his charismatic, savvy style that the Aspen Business Journal deems “hilariously entertaining” and sells out audiences across the country, Mark clues you in to a wide variety of Rhone wines that will make you the envy of your wine-passionate friends. Price: $25.00

Tickets for the Friday night event are $75 until Feb 24th and $85 thereafter

Tickets for the Saturday night event are $85 until Feb 24th and $95 thereafter.

*EXCLUSIVE* Weekly Wine Journal Readers enter PROMO CODE “WWJ15” and get a $15 discount off your ticket.

Buy tickets HERE

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