Riesling on the Rise
Ticket Price: $75
Tuesday, Dec 17 6:30 PM

Astor Wines & Spirits consultant Sam Davies lets you in on one of the wine industry’s secret weapons: Riesling! You'll learn about producers that have built Riesling’s reputation as "The Best White Wine on Earth." Explore the spectrum of styles—from dry to sweet and everything in between—and learn why oenophiles are just crazy about this grape.

Classes are 2 hours long, including a Q&A session with Astor Center Instructor Sam Davies.

What you can expect:

  • 1 Welcome glass of sparkling wine
  • 6 Tasting pours of Riesling
  • Palate-cleansing bread & cheese
  • A 20% discount on all wines tasted to use in-store after class

What you will learn:

  • The history of Riesling, including where it can be found
  • German winemaking and classification system
  • Riesling’s role in winemaking outside Europe
  • How terroir impacts viniculture and what elements make for great Riesling

Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Style: Lecture + Tasting
Food Served: Bread & Cheese
Good for: Wine classes NYC, Wine events NYC, Things to do in NYC in December

What people are saying about Astor Center:

“This is my second class and I have already signed up for more. It's a great way to try and learn about new wines and the instructors are very knowledgeable.”