Wine Blog

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

The World’s Most Common Grape Varietals
There are literally thousands of varietals of grapes grown around the world, plus about a thousand more waiting to be discovered. Some are grown for wine, some are grown for juice, but each tells a story of the land it comes from. The varietal is the actual grape from which a wine or juice is - Read More

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

Brooklyn Crush: a Smorgasbord of Craft Foods and Craft Beverages
It’s time, folks! Now that it’s finally May, we’re in food and beverage festival season and coming up this weekend is our personal favorite (duh!), the Brooklyn Crush Wine & Artisanal Food Festival! This is an event that we’re excited for, not only because it’s one of our own, but because it really brings a - Read More

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

5 Things To Know When Tasting Wine
We’ve all been there- you’re at a dinner party and someone pours wine, and you’re about to go for it when you look around and see everyone swirling and sniffing their glass. Confusion ensues. Don’t worry, we’ll help you and then you can do it too! Sure, the art of wine tasting is deeply involved - Read More

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

You Must Try Wines Made From the Garganega Grape
Say it with us: gahr-GAH-neh-gah. It’s not just a cool word, it’s the sixth most planted white grape in all of Italy. You can find it in the Veneto region which is in the northeastern part of the country in the provinces of Vicenza and Verona. In Sicily, the Garganega grape is locally known as - Read More

Sunday, April 14th, 2019

5 Organic Wines To Try in 2019
In our recent article, we discussed the idea of biodynamic wines and how they’re becoming more and more popular around the United States. We also mentioned organic wines, which are slightly different but are also showing up around wine shops and bars, especially here in New York. So what is organic wine? Well to put - Read More

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

Restaurants in NYC with Great Wines Priced Fairly
Until recently, if you wanted a “quality wine list” you had to get a table at one of the top restaurants in New York. You know, the ones like Per Se and Le Bernardin- the extremely nice, quite upscale, fine dining establishments. These were the institutions with the best sommeliers that were taking trips to - Read More

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

What are Biodynamic Wine and Which Ones Should I Try?
These days, we’re seeing a huge focus on eco-friendly and sustainable everything from recycling to the making of clothes and home cleaning products to food and drink. Here at New York Wine Events, we totally support these efforts. Our earth is a magical place and we want to keep it as beautiful and perfect as - Read More

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

Top 5 Value Wines for Spring 2019
Hello, April! With spring comes flowers, sunshine, and the beginnings of a season of picnics in the parks and on balconies or patios (if you’re lucky enough to have one!) We’ve compiled a quick list of delicious spring wines whose vintages are coming into their own this season, and we think you should check them - Read More

Saturday, March 30th, 2019

2019 Food and Drink Festivals
Springtime is the best time, and it’s time to enjoy the outdoors while tasting wines and making new friends! Check out the list below for food and drink festivals happening in the city and upstate. April 5th and 6th: NYC Craft Beer Festival A ticket to this gets you samples from 75 breweries focusing on - Read More