Taste of Mexico: An Exploration of Wine, Spirits & Food
Ticket Price: $95
Tuesday, Jan 21 6:30 PM

Mexico has one of the richest gastronomies in the world. This celebration of Mexican flavors and traditional ingredients will feature a combination of wines, spirits, and cocktail from different regions of Mexico. You’ll taste incredible drinks alongside mole, chicharrones, chapulines, pan dulce, and more. Using the flavors and ingredients as a roadmap, we’ll explore the history, regions, and culture of the rich tapestry of Mexican gastronomy from ancient times to present day.

Classes are 2 hours long, including a Q&A session with Astor Center Instructor Tess Rose Lampert.

What you can expect:

  • 1 Welcome cocktail
  • 2 Tasting pours of Mexican wines
  • 2 Tasting pours of spirits
  • Small food pairings that highlight traditional Mexican gastronomy
  • A 20% discount on all wines and 10% discount on all spirits tasted to use in-store after class

What you will learn:

  • An overview of traditional Mexican flavors and gastronomy
  • The history of some of the most internationally loved ingredients, like tomatoes and chocolate
  • Traditional and contemporary drinking cultures in Mexico

Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Style: Guided Tasting
Food Served: Tasting Plate
Good for: Wine tasting with food, Mexican food tasting, Wine and food pairing, What to do in NYC in January

What people are saying about this instructor:

“Tess is a great teacher and her classes are always informative and playful.”