Wines of Burgundy
Ticket Price: $125
Wednesday, Apr 3 6:30 PM

Home to iconic wines since the Middle Ages, Burgundy's winemaking legacy has long captivated wine lovers. In this class, we'll explore the factors that make Burgundy so prized - from its terroir to vineyard classifications. Learn what distinguishes the region's top domains while uncovering stories behind this iconic wine appellation.

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

What you can expect:

  • 1 Welcome sparkling wine
  • 6 Tasting pours of wines from Burgundy
  • 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 this remarkable region of wine production
  • What makes grapes thrive in Burgundy
  • The methods of viniculture and production that lead to the unmistakable expression of terroir in the bottle
  • How the “Grand Cru” system works
  • How to seek out Burgundy on a budget

Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Style: Tasting + Discussion
Food Served: Bread & Cheese
Good for: Wine class NYC, Wine tasting, NYC wine tasting events

What people are saying about Astor Center:

“This was likely my fifth class at Astor. The instructors are professionals, the facility is first-rate, and the experience is always exceptional.”