Blind Wine Tasting: Old World vs. New World
Ticket Price: $85
Saturday, Dec 7 3:00 PM (Sold Out)

Turn up your wine experience with this blind tasting class that pits the old world against the new world. The globalization of vinifera vines has had lasting impacts on winemaking and winestyles that continue to define the flavors and aromas in your glass. We won’t let expectation influence our experience as we meet these wines exactly as they are. You’ll come away with the tools you need to taste like a pro.

Classes are 2 hours long, including a Q&A session with an Astor Center Instructor Vitalii Dascaliuc.

What you can expect:

  • 1 Welcome wine
  • 3 Tasting pours of European wines
  • 3 Tasting pours of wines from outside Europe
  • Palate-cleansing bread and cheese
  • A 20% discount on all wines tasted to use in-store after class

What you will learn:

  • How to blind taste wine with confidence
  • How to evaluate wine through smell, taste, and visual clues
  • What blind tasting a wine can tell you about your own palate
  • The characteristics of European and Mediterranean (a.k.a. Old World) wines
  • The characteristics of wines made outside these regions
  • How to buy wines based on your preferences

Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Style: Guided Wine Tasting
Food Served: Bread & Cheese
Good for: Wine classes NYC, wine love gift, wine events in December

What people are saying about Astor Center:

“Great night, great experience, Astor Center is a wonderful place to take your wine knowledge to another level.”