Astor Favorites: Best Wines of 2018
Ticket Price: $85
Wednesday, Dec 19 6:30 PM

Join Astor Wines & Spirits President Andy Fisher and Head Wine Buyer Lorena Ascencios for a recap of the wines that stood out over the year. In this exclusive, once-a-year event, Lorena and Andy share the wines that have risen above our 3,000+ reference to be their personal favorites. You’ll explore the stories and vineyards behind these incredible bottles as you enjoy wines selected by some of the most respected experts in the industry.

Classes are 2 hours long, including a Q&A session with Astor Wines & Spirits President Andy Fisher & Wine Buyer Lorena Ascencios.

What you can expect:

  • 1 Welcome wine
  • 7 Tasting pours of Andy & Lorena’s favorite wines
  • A mix-&-match tasting plate
  • A 20% discount on all wines tasted to use in the store after class

What you will learn:

  • An understanding of terroir and how it’s employed
  • The stories and histories of growers in the regions discussed
  • Methods used by small producers, including biodynamic viniculture and natural winemaking
  • Insight from Lorena Ascencios & Andy Fisher’s extensive experiences in wine

Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Style: Lecture + Tasting
Food Served: Mix-&-Match Tasting Plate
Good for: Wine Enthusiasts, Date Night, Holiday Drinking, Best of Astor

What people are saying about Astor Center:

“I think that your programs are excellent. I have taken a lot of classes around NYC and Astor Center's classes are really the best.”