NYC Autumn Wine Festival 2013
New York Wine Festivals is pleased to invite you to the NYC AUTUMN WINE FESTIVAL: A Celebration of Wine Downtown. Join us at CONRAD NEW YORK on Saturday, November 9th for one of two sessions… Afternoon: 3-6PM (PURCHASE) or Evening: 8-11PM (PURCHASE)
* Wine: 3 hours of tasting over 200 wines at our sampling tables
* Food: feasting on light accompaniments prepped by Union Square Events by Danny Meyer, Conrad New York’s exclusive caterer
* Live Music: live contemporary jazz performance by Grammy nominated guitar virtuoso Gil Parris and his band.
* Program Guide: Reference booklet with tasting notes for all the wines presented.
* Riedel Wine Glass: Yours to keep after the event (A $30 value)
AN EXTRAORDINARY VENUE:
CONRAD NEW YORK, lower Manhattan’s newest luxury hotel offers a spectacular setting.
FINE WINE & FOOD:
Taste over 200+ fine wines, expertly curated by Vintry Fine Wines. Lush reds, crisp whites, intriguing grape blends… and more, from all around the globe.
Enjoy a delicious array of paired small plates and cheeses by Conrad New York’s exclusive caterer—Union Square Events. Danny Meyers’ culinary team will prepare diverse light fare to complement the wines.
FREE RIEDEL WINE GLASS:
MUSIC ADDS TO THE FUN:
Live contemporary jazz from Grammy®-nominated guitar virtuoso Gil Parris and his band provides a lively, entertaining backdrop to each session. Known for his special blend of blues, jazz, rock, and smooth jazz, Gil’s recorded and toured as both a solo artist and sideman with Dr. John, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Diane Schuur, David Mann, Billy Vera, Bobby Caldwell, and Toni Braxton, to name just a few. Click here to hear Gil’s music.
EXPAND YOUR WINE KNOWLEDGE:
Optional wine classes led by the American Sommelier Association’s premier sommeliers offer a minimum of 8 additional palate-pleasing selections and provide a thought-provoking look behind the wines. Our class topic is: Principles of Blind Tasting. Learn more about the featured wines!
STAY THE NIGHT…OR TWO:
Make it a weekend getaway with special deluxe room rates starting at $299 from Conrad New York. Reserve now!
SUPPORT A WORTHY CAUSE:
A portion of the festival’s proceeds to benefit Creative Arts Workshops for Kids. CAW is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that improves the lives of underserved Upper Manhattan youth ages 4-24 through the use of visual, performing, and technology arts. CAW is proud to both serve as a free arts education non-profit in schools, community centers, neighborhoods, and provide the tools for developmental, social, and aesthetic change for our youth.
Note: 1 Riedel wine glass per customer.