NYC Winter Wine Festival

 

March 9, 2019

Two Sessions:
--> 3:00 to 6:00 PM
--> 8:00 to 11:00 PM
PlayStation Theater
Times Square, NYC
(Premium Early Access starts 2:00 PM)
(Premium Early Access starts 7:00 PM)

Named by Thrillist as one of the “17 Things You Have to Do in Winter in New York City.”

New York Wine Events is pleased to invite you to the NYC Winter Wine Festival, our largest tasting of the year with expansive variety of wines. Join us at The PlayStation Theater in Times Square on Saturday, March 9, 2019 as we savor selections from all over the world, delicious food and amazing music.

  • Taste hundreds of fine wines, expertly curated by Vintry Fine Wines. Lush reds, crisp whites, intriguing grape blends… and more, from all around the globe.
  • An array of New York State wines will also be showcased at the event with several NY State Farm wineries selling selections by the bottle for guests to enjoy at home.

See photos and videos from past events.

ABOUT THE 2019 NYC WINTER WINE FESTIVAL:

Discover what satisfied attendees already know: New York Wine Events produces world-class wine festivals!

New York Wine Events is transforming Times Square’s PlayStation Theater into an indoor vineyard. Attendees will taste world class wine, delicious light hors-d’oeuvres and artisanal snacks.

Participating wine importers and wineries source their selections from the world’s finest grape growing regions in France, Italy, Spain, New York State, South Africa, California, New Zealand, Australia, Chile, Argentina, Portugal, Japan, Austria and Germany.

Note: 15% Group Discount for groups of 10 or more is available on the checkout page.


GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS INCLUDE:

  • Wine Tasting: Hundreds of wines at our sampling tables.
  • Food: Feasting on light accompaniments prepped by our first class culinary team — plus delectable bites at artisan food sampling tables.
  • Live Music: Attendees will enjoy live jazz throughout the event.
  • BONUS Wine Glass: Your custom etched tasting glass to keep after the event.

PREMIUM EARLY ACCESS TICKETS INCLUDE:

  • Early Admission to the main event, 1 hour before listed start time (i.e. 2:00 PM/Afternoon Session,  7:00 PM/Evening Session)
  • Passed Hors D’oeuvres as you pass through the array of tasting tables before the general public arrives.

VIP SUITE TICKETS INCLUDE:

  • Early Admission to the main event, 1 hour before listed start time (i.e. 2:00 PM/Afternoon Session, 7:00 PM/Evening Session)
  • Access to the luxurious VIP Suite, which features (i) 12 exclusive high-end wines (ii) exclusive food offering (see below). You will be sipping and tasting like Warren Buffet. 

Note: 15% Group Discount for groups of 10 or more is available on the checkout page.

THE PRESS LOVES NEW YORK WINE EVENTS!

Our festivals have been featured, covered, or mentioned by the following publications, among many others:

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THE VIP SUITE

Purchase a VIP Suite ticket to enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience as you sip and nibble like a jet setter, enjoying 12 high-end wine selections sourced from locations like Champagne, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Australia, Italy and California… plus EXCLUSIVE specialty hors d’oeuvres!

VIP ticket buyers will sample vintage wines that are the crème de la crème of our wine partners’ selections. These wines have scored a 90+ point rating on critics’ scales, and some have surpassed the 95 point threshold, making them “classics.”

VIP Suite Wine Selections (sample list from prior year):

  1. Louis Roederer Cristal Brut Champagne 2009
  2. Trimbach Riesling ‘cuvee Frederic Emile’ 2009
  3. Mas Jullien Vin De Pays De L’herault Blanc 2014
  4. Araujo Sauvignon Blanc ‘Eisele Vineyard’ 2014
  5. Simon Bize Savigny-Les-Beaune Blanc 2015
  6. By Farr Chardonnay ‘Three Oaks Vineyard’ 2015
  7. By Farr Pinot Noir ‘Farrside’ 2015
  8. Ashes & Diamonds Cabernet Franc 2014
  9. Antinori Tignanello 2014
  10. Clos Des Papes Chateauneuf Du Pape 2009
  11. Chateau Le Bon Pasteur 2009
  12. Corison Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

VIP Suite Food Selections

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Flickr Credits: filet mignon photo – wafterboard::tuna tartar photo – stu_spivack

  • Filet Mignon with Yukon Gold Potato and Bernaise Sauce
  • Miniature Maine Lobster and Shrimp Rolls on Brioche
  • Tuna Tartar with Pickled Cucumber and Wasabi Caviar
  • Pate de Mousse de Foie Gras with Cranberry Compote on Ficelle
  • Wild Mushrooms and Sherry served in Filo Cups

AN EXTRAORDINARY VENUE:

The 2019 NYC Winter Wine Festival takes place at the PlayStation Theater in the heart of Times Square, a 2100-capacity venue operated by AEG LIVE and designed by the award-winning architect David Rockwell of the Rockwell Group. The venue officially opened in September 2005, and has hosted concerts, live television, web broadcasts, live recordings, award shows and event parties. It has hosted the Hesiman Trophy award ceremony since 2005.

Note: 15% Group Discount for groups of 10 or more is available on the checkout page.

FINE WINE:

  • Taste hundreds of fine wines, expertly curated by Vintry Fine Wines. Lush reds, crisp whites, intriguing grape blends… and more, from all around the globe.
  • An array of New York State wines will also be showcased at the event with several NY State Farm wineries selling selections by the bottle for guests to enjoy at home.

DELICIOUS LIGHT BITES:

Enjoy a delicious array of diverse light fare including tasty hors d’oeuvres, an array of cheeses and crackers, and more — plus artisan food samples — to complement the wines. (Plus, if you savor the flavors, many of the artisan companies participating will also be selling treats to take home.)

ARTISAN FOODS:

LIVE JAZZ PERFORMANCE (artist tba)


While you savor the wines and food, enjoy a scintillating live jazz set from a nationally acclaimed performer. Past years have featured Alex Bugnon, Brian Simpson, Michael Lington, 480 East and more.

HOTEL DISCOUNTS:

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Purchase a NYC Winter Wine Festival ticket and, thanks to HotelStorm™, you will get access  to New York Wine Events’ restricted HotelStorm discount web page. HotelStorm™, a Priceline company, features New York City hotels that are offering up to 60% off room rates!

Note: To get access to the HotelStorm discount portal, you must buy an NYC Winter Wine Festival ticket, then use the code “vino1234” at the HotelStorm.com website.

FREE  WINE GLASS:

Note: 1 wine glass per customer.

Must be 21 or older to attend.

Event takes place regardless of weather conditions.

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