Arial view of town surrounded by vineyards
Ticket Price: $89
Friday, May 10 6:30 PM

Embark on a fascinating journey through the hidden wine regions of Eastern France! Discover the unique and complex wines of Alsace, Jura, and Savoie, each with its own distinctive terroir and traditional winemaking techniques. From the floral and dry white wines of Alsace, to the earthy and elegant reds of Jura, and the crisp and mineral-driven whites of Savoie, you'll experience a range of intriguing flavors and aromas. Along the way, you'll learn about the cultural and historical contexts that have shaped the wine styles of these regions and gain a deeper understanding of how they reflect the lifestyles and traditions of the local people.

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

What you can expect:

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

What you will learn:

  • The history and culture of these regions and their wine traditions.
  • The different wine styles of Alsace, Jura, and Savoie and their sensory characteristics.
  • The traditional winemaking techniques used in each region.
  • The best food pairings with the wines of these regions.

Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Style: Guided Tasting
Food Served: Bread & Cheese
Good for: Wine class NYC, Unique events NYC, Wine tasting event

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.”