Top 5 Winter Wine Events in the NYC Area
Is the gray of winter getting you down? Feel like you need something fun and new to get excited about? How about a wine event! Our city hosts some of the best wine and food events you could ever hope for to get you through these cold winter months. Check them out below!
NYC Winter Wine Festival: Hosted by New York Wine Events, the NYC Winter Wine Festival is a day of wine, food, and jazz music at the Playstation Theater in Times Square. Named by Thrillist as one of the “17 Things You Have to Do in Winter in New York City,” you can sample over 250 different wines, enjoy bites from dozens of vendors, and listen to the music of jazz musicians Brian Simpson and J.J. Sansaverino. Tickets start at $75. February 4th, 3:30-6:00pm, or 8:00-10:30pm
Kosher Food and Wine Experience: You don’t have to keep kosher to enjoy this outstanding event. The KFWE is the largest collection of the finest kosher wines from around the nation, and showcases 250 wines from over 40 producers. Enjoy tastes from the best kosher restaurants and caterers this country has to offer. Tickets are $125. February 13th, 6:30-9:30pm
Wine 101 One Night: If you’re looking for more of an educational event, head to NYC Wine Company for their Wine 101 class event. You’ll taste at least a dozen hand-picked wines, sample an array of cheeses from Murray’s, and learn about the fundamentals of winemaking and pairings. Tickets are $90. February 18th, 4-6pm
NJ Winter Wine Festival: With over 150 fantastic wines to choose from, delicious food prepared by the Hilton’s top chefs, and live music by Art Sherrod Jr., this New York Wine Events shindig is a great way to bust up the winter blues. Enjoy a variety of different cheeses, pastas, and appetizers, as well as the largest sampling of wines in New Jersey at the Hilton Short Hills. Tickets start at $63. February 24th, 7:30-10:00pm
NY Drinks NY Grand Tasting: This tasting experience offers you the chance to sample more than 200 wines and meet the winemakers who created them. All of the wines, cheeses, and charcuterie are made right here in the great state of New York, and this event celebrates all that our state has to offer in the realm of food and wine. Tickets start at $45. March 7th, 6-8pm