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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 $10!


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January 2021

Battle of the Bottles: Cabernet Sauvignon

January 30, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

$55.00 20 tickets left

Grape varietals are as diverse as the regions in which they’re grown, so how do you know which is the best? We’ll discover and discuss what impacts these wines from terroir to personal style. You’ll blind sample three wines from the Finger Lakes and three from around the world along with a small cheese plate. You decide who is crowned king of Cabernet Sauvignon! Menu :  TBD***DISCLAIMER: New Wine Spectator Theater Class Operating Procedures*** New York Kitchen is taking measures…

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February 2021

For the Love of Veal

February 6, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

$65.00 13 tickets left

Join Chef Patrick Rae and Laurie The Wine Coach for an interactive evening of tasting and exploring, for the love of veal! In this class, Chef Patrick will demonstrate how to create two veal dishes using veal cutlets from our friends at Mosner Family Brands, and Laurie will share the perfect wine pairings. Together, we’ll learn about the versatility and ease of cooking with veal, along with what wines pair best—you’ll be fully prepared to wow your valentine with these…

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Wine 101

February 7, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

$55.00 18 tickets left

Having a solid foundation is key to enhancing your enjoyment of wine. Join us for this very popular and entertaining class that will provide you with all the “need to know” information about wine: profiles of major grape varieties and wine styles, how to store and serve wine, detecting common faults, reading labels, ordering in a restaurant, whether or not to age it, and more. Bring all of your wine questions…you’re among friends! This class is appropriate for beginner and intermediate…

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Wine & Pasta

February 12, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

$55.00 12 tickets left

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: Chef’s choice of pasta ***DISCLAIMER: New Wine Spectator Theater Class Operating Procedures*** New York Kitchen is taking measures to ensure…

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Crostini’s & Wine

February 13, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

$55 20 tickets left

This class will be a Crostini and wine pairing class where our Beverage instructor will share how to make 3 different kinds of crostini and pair them with 3 wines.  We will go over basic food and wine pairing when it comes to different vegetables, spices, oils, and sauces.  You get to choose what your favorite wine pairing is! Menu: Sautéed pear, brie, and honey Classic Italian Bruschetta Creamy Spinach Dip Crostini Wine: Dry White, Semi Sweet white, Dry Red…

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Wine & Charcuterie Pairing

February 20, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

$55 20 tickets left

Charcuterie Boards are all the rage these days!! In this class our Beverage Instructor will explain a proper cheese/meat and wine pairing as well as teach you how each wine can affect the flavor of each piece of food on the plate. Menu: Small charcuterie plate; cheddar, swiss & a camembert, peperoni, Soppressata, & prosciutto Wines: dry Sparkling, semi dry white & a dry red ***DISCLAIMER: New Wine Spectator Theater Class Operating Procedures*** New York Kitchen is taking measures to…

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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!


We are located at

800 South Main Street Canandaigua NY

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!