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Masi Wines - Guest Speaker, Wednesday 11/14/12, 6:30 pm

We are in for a treat this Wednesday! Anthony Apostolakos, US Director for Masi Wines, will join us at our weekly tasting. He will present an outstanding line-up of Masi products - great Italian and Argentinian wines. A highlight of the night will be a "vertical" tasting of Masi Amarone, where we will have the opportunity to compare and contrast different vintages of this wonderful Amarone.

Join us Wednesday, 11/14/12 at 6:30 pm. Don't miss it!

Thank you!

THANK YOU to everyone who came out for our 6th Anniversary Wine Tasting this past Saturday, We had a great turnout, great wines, and lots of fun! We sincerely appreciate your continued business and support!

There will be no regular Wednesday night wine tasting on Halloween. Watch for a new schedule for Wednesday tastings coming soon.

Mark your calendar for Wednesday, November 14th at 6:30 pm. We will have a guest speaker representing the Italian line of Masi products. It promises to be a great lineup!

6th Annual Fall "Anniversary" Wine Tasting - Saturday, October 27th, 2-6 pm

Join us as we celebrate the 6th anniversary of The Wine House!

Our annual fall wine tasting has turned into a much anticipated event. Tasting stations hosted by our distributors with over 40 wines from around the world, music, snacks and lots of fun! Mark your calendars and plan to bring a friend!

Saturday, October 27th, 2-6 pm....at The Wine House!

Wine Classes begin Thursday, October 11th!

Our fall session of "Wine 101 - Around the World" begins next week on Thursday, October 11th. It is a 6 week course, and will end the week before Thanksgiving. Class begins at 6:30 pm each Thursday, and runs until approximately 8:30-9:00pm. 

Class size is limited to 15 people, and seats will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. We would love to have you join us!

Please call 315.682.0784 or email the store  info@thewinehousenewyork.com if you are interested in signing up.

 

Class Details:

  • 6 week session
  • Runs Thursday 10/11 -11/15
  • Begins at 6:30 pm each night, ends between 8:30-9:00 pm
  • All classes are free of charge

Overview of Topics:

We cover regional areas of the world and serve flights of wine that best represent those areas. There is always great discussion as we study each region and evaluate the wines together. Course handouts are provided each week.

  • Week 1: Bordeaux & Burgundy, history, basic grapes, the 5 senses, understanding balance
  • Week 2: Loire, Languedoc, Rhone & Champagne, growing cycles, rules & regulations
  • Week 3: Spain, Italy, Portugal, wine making processes, corks & closures, equipment
  • Week 4: Germany, Austria, Alsace, cellaring vs. aging, molds & mildews
  • Week 5: Southern Hemisphere, emerging wine markets, food & wine pairings, restaurants
  • Week 6: The USA! CA, WA, OR & NY, ratings, resources, marketing & myths

 

Weekly Deals!

Don't forget to check our Facebook page for our weekly special deals! Each week, we feature a different red and white at a discounted price when you buy 3 bottles of the "deal" wines. It's a great way to stock up on some favorites and save!! The Wine House New York

Happy Summer!

WINE TASTING WEDNESDAY 6/27, 6:30 pm
We're full into summer...and we'll celebrate this Wednesday, 6/27 with our weekly tasting, featuring sparkling and great summer wines. Find some good ones you won't want to be without this summer! More details to come on our featured wines for the week.

OPEN JULY 4th - 11:30 am - 4:00 pm.
Looking toward the following week - 4th of July is on Wednesday. There will be no tasting that night, but we will be open post-parade time for your picnic and party needs! Start planning now for your upcoming summer parties!

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Everyday Low Prices for You!

The Wine House has made some deep inventory buys typically only available to big-box retailers, so that we are able to offer you over 30 well-known and loved wines at low, very competitive prices! We are proud to pass on our savings and offer you great deals on wines such as J Lohr, Ravenswood, Villa Maria, La Crema, Smoking Loon and more! As part of our ongoing commitment to you, our valued guests, we will be keeping the prices low on these trusted names through the end of the year!

Check out a few of the prices: J Lohr Cab - $12.99, Ravenswood Zinfandel - $9.99, Villa Maria Sauvignon Blanc - $11.99, La Crema Chardonnay - $14.99, Don David Malbec - $13.99...Stop in to see our complete selection!

Will these wines still qualify for the case discount? Absolutely! Work up a case including any or all of these great wines and you will still receive our 10% case discount on top of the everyday low price! You can't beat that!

The Wine House...We Bring the World to Your Table...

Local ~ Knowledgeable ~ Competitive ~ Convenient

WINE EDUCATION CLASSES BEGIN Week of 1/10!!

Our next session of Wine Education classes will begin January 10th; Stay Tuned!

These are 6 week semesters run 5 times a year.  Sign-up now as spaces fill quickly!

Please call, email or stop by to add your name to the list!

  

Tuesdays starting 1/10, 6:30 pm

Our "short" presentations begin again - individual, intense, one topic nights!

Order of topics TBD; six singular presentations, non-contiguous so as to allow flexibility in scheduling for our busy guests!  Sign up only for the nights that interest you the most and best fit your schedule!  Tim & Matt begin down a route full of information, then let the crowd roll where it may!  Seminar style with open discussion, bolder versions of our course level wines.  Previous areas include Cooking/Eating with wine; Collector's Corner; Spain intensely; & Blind Tasting techniques.  Courses will be posted this month - or drop us a line!

  

Thursdays starting 1/12, 6:30 pm

Wine 101!

Our Wine 101 course covers the major wine-producing regions of the world and reviews the influences of terroir and climate within each region. We discuss the history of wine, the basic grapes, how to detect balance within wine, rules and regulations in the world of wine, the grape growing and wine making processes, how to read labels, storage of wine, classic food and wine pairings, and more! (Yes, more if you can believe it!)  We will sample and evaluate 4-5 wines each week that represent the particular region we are discussing.This course is a great way to begin your wine education process!

Wednesday Tasting Schedule - March

Wednesday evenings at 6:30 pm (and usually lasting until 8pm), we host a free wine tasting. Each week will include a short wine-related presentation and informal roundtable discussion led by owner, Tim Buckles. The topics as well as the wines will vary each week...join us and learn about the wine regions and grape types and have some fun with our weekly discussions! Our upcoming Wednesday schedule is listed below.

March 11th...Think Spring (lighter reds, crisp whites)

March 18th...Wine House Favorites (higher-end wines!)

March 25th...French Tour

April 1st...April Fools (wines that may trick you for one reason or another!)

THANK YOU!

A Big THANK YOU to everyone who came out and supported our 5th Anniversary Wine Tasting this past Saturday! Thanks so much for your continued business and support. We look forward to our next 5 years here at The Wine House!

Don't forget to join us for one of our weekly wine tastings - every Wednesday evening at 6:30 (themed round table discussion/tasting) and Saturday afternoons (informal chat and sip!)

We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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