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Wine Tastings and Classes

At New York Kitchen

Tasting Room

Look > Swirl > Smell > Taste

Join us for daily wine tastings from New York’s best wineries. Enjoy flights of 4 wines for $11!

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September 2021

Wine & Pasta


September 24, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

$55 Sold out

Wine and pasta are the perfect pair. Pasta textures, fillings, and sauces will significantly impact which wine pairs best – discover how in this exciting and delicious class! Enjoy a trio of pastas with a variety of sauces while our Beverage Educator guides you through which NYS wines pair best! Experience the best of NY State in every glass! Menu: Gnocchi with Garden Vegetables Alfredo Marinara Date and Time:Friday, September 24th, 2021 | 6:00pm-7:30pmLocation:New York Kitchen Wine Spectator Theater 800…

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Understanding Red Wine Blends


September 25, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

$55 Sold out

Winemakers use blending as a way to add complexity and balance to their wine. One of the most known wine blends is the Bordeaux blend commonly consisting of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. In this class our beverage instructor will guide you through the world of red blended wine. You will taste a variety of unique red blends along with a light snack to pair. After this class you will find a new love for red blends!Date and Time:Saturday,…

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October 2021

Primary Styles of Wine Part 1


October 9, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

$55 Sold out

Wine can be a complicated topic and for many people it can be intriguing yet overwhelming to learn about. The first of our two-part NYBU offering simplifies how to begin understanding the beverage that is created around the world using more than 10,000 different grape varietals. Basically, there are nine different styles in which wines can be categorized. Part I introduces five of the different styles of wines – the white wines. Enjoy a wine flight while our beverage instructor…

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Battle of the Bottles: Merlot


October 10, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

$55 Sold out

All wines are not created equal. A grape varietal can be as diverse as the regions in which they’re grown. Learn how to select which Merlot fits your palate. Our beverage instructor will guide you through a discovery and will discuss what influences a wine from terroir to the winemaker’s personal style. In a blind tasting you’ll sample 3 wines from the Finger Lakes and 3 wines from around the world paired with a cheese plate. You decide who is…

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Vino & Funghi (Wine & Mushrooms)


October 15, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

$55 Sold out

Mushrooms are rich in umami flavor and can pair well with many types of wines. Umami is one of the five taste receptors on the tongue. It can be described as a savory flavor most commonly found in cheeses, cured meats and mushrooms. Just as with any flavor, foods rich in umami influence flavors of wine. If you have not yet tried it, this may sound like an unusual combination – however wine & mushrooms is a pairing you won’t…

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Primary Styles of Wine Part 2


October 16, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

$55 Sold out

Wine can be a complicated topic and for many people it can be intriguing yet overwhelming to learn about. The first of our two-part NYBU offering simplifies how to begin understanding the beverage that is created around the world using more than 10,000 different grape varietals. Basically, there are nine different styles in which wines can be categorized. Part II introduces four of the different styles of wines – the reds. Enjoy a wine flight while our beverage instructor guides…

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About New York Kitchen

With a passion to bring our community together to experience New York’s incredible food, beer, wine, and spirits, New York Kitchen opened its doors in the heart of the Finger Lakes, right on Canandaigua Lake. We take pride in educating our guests on the amazing culinary and craft beverage treasures our state has to offer. We welcome you to Explore NY with us!

COME VISIT OUR TASTING ROOM!

We are located at

800 South Main Street Canandaigua NY

Sunday
11AM – 6PM

Monday – Thursday
11AM – 7PM

Friday & Saturday
11AM – 8PM

*The New York Kitchen is more than happy to accommodate groups up to 15. However, we ask that groups of 8 or more people make a reservation in advance. Please call our front desk at 585.394.7070 to set up your New York State tasting experience!