The Elements of Wine

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New York, NY - NoHo


Once a month; click for upcoming dates.

Tired of feeling stumped looking over the wine list? Learn wine and food pairing 'tricks of the trade' that will surprise and delight during this wine tasting in New York City.
  • Your class will be at the historic Astor Center in NoHo, one of the world's leading culinary and wine educational centers
  • You'll be guided by the President of Astor Wines as you learn the basics of wine tasting and food pairing in this hands-on plain language tasting class
  • What could be better than tasting your way through a flight of incredible wines as you learn fun new food & wine facts!

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As you taste your way though a flight of incredible wines, your experienced presenter will draw on his 40 years of experience to help you understand the varietals you're tasting.

By the end of this tasting, you will know what to look for in any wine, why certain wines work well with certain foods, and how to make any wine taste better by serving it correctly.

The wines have been carefully chosen to illustrate the six most important taste features of wine, and the best way to learn is through a guided tasting. You'll leave with a solid understanding of the simple, straightforward principles of tasting wine and pairing wine with food.


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Essential Information:
Participants must be 21 years of age to participate.

2 hours

Maximum Participants:
There are up to 36 participants in this experience.

Not Allowed

Weather Dependent:
This experience is not weather dependent.

What to Wear:
Casual attire is fine.

Booking Information:
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 21 days in advance.

Cancellation Policy:
Prior to scheduling/booking a date for this experience, Cloud 9's standard return and exchange policy shall apply. Once you have received a booking confirmation, cancellations and rescheduling are allowed up to 1 week prior to the Experience. Failure to appear on your booked date, cancel or reschedule at least 1 week prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your Experience.

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Customer Reviews:

  • The Elements of Wine

  • November 28, 2012

  • 5

  • New York

"The experience provider did a fantastic job. Well organized and our instructor, Andrew Fisher, was terrific. I would recommend this wine tasting. It's informative, it's a great space, and most important it's fun!!!!"

  • The Elements of Wine

  • January 12, 2012

  • 5

  • New York

"Loved it! We plan to take the class again. We learned a lot, we found the instructor knowledgeable. It was extremely easy to book the event we wanted with my cloud 9 gift certificate. A perfect gift!"