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 great opportunity to talk directly with winemakers and pick up tips on serving, pricing and selecting the right vintage.
For anyone planning on attending on Friday, make sure you use promo code JWG15 for $15 off your ticket price!
The New York Wine Expo is held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. The latest in wine accessories and specialty foods will also be on hand at the Grand Tasting.
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 aboutPortugal’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.