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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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October 2019

Wine & Hors d’ Oeuvres Pairing

October 19, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

$30.00 18 tickets left

Get ready for your next party with this wine & hors d’oeuvres class! Taste your way through three different wines sampled with hors d’oeuvres. This instructor-led tasting will prepare you for all your gatherings. After you take this class you can impress your friends with your wine knowledge and pairing skills! Menu: Garlic Shrimp Beef Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce Buffalo Chicken Bites Goat Cheese & Mushroom Strudel Bites Date and Time:Saturday, October 19th, 2019 | 1:00PM - 2:00PMLocation:New York…

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Wine & BBQ Pairing

October 26, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

$30.00 13 tickets left

The only thing better than sweet, smoky, tangy BBQ, is BBQ paired with the perfect wine. Join us for a fun and delicious class which explores these flavors!  As you are served a lunch-sized portion of three barbecued dishes, our Beverage Educator will guide you to the perfect NYS wine to pair with each delectable bite.Menu: Carolina Pulled Pork Memphis Ribs Baked Beans & Cornbread Date and Time:Saturday, October 26th, 2019 | 2:00PM - 3:00PMLocation:New York Kitchen Wine Spectator Theater…

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November 2019

Wine & Pizza Pairing

November 1, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

$30.00 20 tickets left

Wine pairing doesn’t require a fancy five-course meal – if you’ve ever wondered what pairs with something as simple as pizza, this is the class for you!  Enjoy a sampling of pizzas featured in our Restaurant as our Beverage Educator guides you through flavor profiles and perfect pairings with New York State wines. This class is designed to be approachable for people of all ability levels, so bring your loved ones for a delicious introduction to tasting and pairing. Menu:…

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Wine & Wings!

November 3, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

$25.00 30 tickets left

Wine and chicken wings- two of the most delicious things in the world! But how do you pair such unlikely companions? Join our Beverage Instructor for a fun, interactive class and find out! Guests will try FIVE different wing sauces with three New York State wines, and don’t forget the celery and blue cheese! *This is meant to be a sampling, not a meal. This class is designed to be approachable for people of all ability levels, so bring your…

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Wine & Food Pairing Made Simple!

November 8, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

$30.00 26 tickets left

We have all heard the so-called “rules” of food & wine pairing: white with fish and red with steak.  Is it true? There are many other factors to consider- acidity, sugar, weight, and most importantly, Does it work for you?  If you are curious about this and have always wondered if it is a science or an art-this class is for you.  You will be served a sample sized plate of tasty bites with 3 NY State wines to see…

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a glass of red wine and a glass of white wine with grapes on white background

French Wine Made Simple!

November 9, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

France has a long, rich history of wine making, and their wines are considered some of the finest in the world. But often the labels are confusing, and everyone wants the get the best quality for the price, so where do you begin? Right here! In this class, we'll simplify French wine and give you the NEED to know info!

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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!