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$59 Tix: Wine Tasting Journey Through Burgundy, UES (a $124 Value)
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Transport yourself to the rich vineyards south of Paris known for their exceptional pinot noir and chardonnay at "An Aromatic Wine Journey Through Burgundy," a tasting event taking place from 7:00pm to 9:00pm on Wednesday April 24, 2019 at the French Institute Alliance Français nestled in a stunning brownstone just steps away from The Plaza.

Grab your $59 pulse (a $124 value) for admission to this immersive experience that includes tastings of exclusive wines from the region of Burgundy as well as cheese, charcuterie, and artisanal breads

The masterclass features 6 premier wines and is led by Wine Enthusiast Editors Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen. In addition, an insider from Château de Pommard will provide insight into four of the château’s prestige vintages as you bask in their fragrant glory.

With a lineup that includes Ladoix Premier Cru “Les Gréchons,” Pommard Vivant, and Clos Marey Monge, among others, enthusiasts and newcomers will unearth the exquisite delights this unique event has to offer...

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"Mangez bien, riez souvent, aimez beaucoup." The literal translation is: “Eat well, laugh often, love abundantly.” At the French Institute Alliance Française, the culture of France and its hedonistic enjoyment of life, love, wine, and food is exhibited in a culturally authentic fashion, making it a hub for those who want a taste of the French lifestyle in New York City.

This month's wine tasting soirée will highlight the region of Burgundy, known for vibrant terroir that makes it one of the most prestigious wine regions in the world, more so for its famed pinot noir and chardonnay.

Wine Enthusiast Magazine Editors Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen will walk you through the aromas and flavor profiles of each bottle, giving attendees an insider’s perspective on some of the country's most dynamic grapes.

As a treat, Preston Mohr of Château de Pommard is going to offer his expertise into four of the château’s prestige creations, giving guests a rare peek into the complexities of crafting such renowned vintages.

Swirl, sip, and sniff your way through glasses of Château de Rully's "Rully Blanc" 2016, Domaine de la Bressande "Mercurey Rouge" 2015, Château de Pommard's Clos Marey Monge 2012 & 2015, and more.

To balance and heighten each sip, scrumptious charcuterie, an array of artisanal cheeses, and freshly baked breads are provided in ample supply for you to savor in sensorial ecstasy.

Gain a sense of "joie de vivre" at this viticultural gathering to sharpen your skills and appreciate the joys of what grapes from this gorgeous part of the world can produce...

The full list of wines may be viewed here.

Your $59 Ticket (a $124 Value) Includes:

  • Admission To An Aromatic Wine Tasting Journey Through Burgundy from 7:00pm until 9:00pm on Wednesday April 24, 2019.
  • Evening Presented by Preston Mohr, wine advisor of Château de Pommard, and Mike DeSimone & Jeff Jenssen, Editors for Wine Enthusiast Magazine.
  • 6 Distinctive Wines from Burgundy, France to Experience, including Ladoix Premier Cru “Les Gréchons,” Pommard Vivant, Clos Marey Monge 2012, Clos Marey Monge 2015, Château de Rully "Rully Blanc," and Domaine de la Bressande "Mercurey Rouge."
  • An Assortment of Delectable Charcuterie.
  • Sumptuous French Cheese Pairings.
  • A Selection of Artisanal Breads.

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  • May purchase as many vouchers as you like for personal use or for gifting.

  • Event runs from 7:00pm until 9:00pm.

  • Valid only for event on Wednesday April 24, 2019.