SOLD OUT: Great Wines and the Glasses That Love Them: Set of Riedel Glasses included!


Thursday September 10, 2015

7pm to 9pm
Riedel Showroom
Forty One Madison
New York, NY
Tickets: $25

This event has sold out. For more great events check out the Wine Lovers of NYC Meetup page.

Join the Wine Lovers of NYC Meetup group, led by wine enthusiast and entrepreneur Barney Lehrer, for a unique wine experience on September 10th at the Riedel Crystal of America showroom at the Forty One Madison building on Manhattan’s famed Madison Avenue. Learn about how the shape of a glass changes the taste of a wine, while participating in a chocolate and wine pairing demonstration. And bring home a set of Riedel red wine glasses (cab, syrah and pinot noir).

The wines at the tasting will be:

Stags’ Leap Winery Napa Valley Cabernet (ratings from 90 to 93)
Penfolds Bin 28 Kalimna Shiraz (ratings from 90 to 92)
Etude Carneros Pinot Noir (ratings from 90 to 94)



The tasting is designed to help educate on the difference drinking wine from the right glass can make, and will include a chocolate and wine pairing demonstration. George J Riedel, the tenth-generation head of Riedel Crystal, developed these tastings in order to add another layer of enjoyment and complexity to the wine drinking experience and to demonstrate how the shape of the glass truly makes a difference in not only the taste of wine, but in the way chocolate tastes when consumed after drinking wine from the proper glass.

RIEDEL Crystal is a 300 year-old family owned company known for its creation and development of varietal-specific stemware. RIEDEL Crystal is the first in history to recognize that the taste of a beverage is affected by the shape of the vessel from which it is consumed, and has been recognized for its revolutionary designs complementing alcoholic beverages and other drinks.

Past “Brooklyn Garden” Tastings

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Riedel has performed varietal-specific tastings throughout the world for more than 45 years, educating more than 20,000 consumers annually. Riedel’s tastings brings more depth and discovery to the wine drinking experience – an enhanced sensory experience building on the tastings developed over the course of three generations of Riedel family leadership.