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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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April 2020

Date Night in the Demo Theater

April 16, 2020 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Experience a delectable three-course menu paired with the best of New York State wines while viewing a cooking demonstration in our Wine Spectator Theater!

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National Prohibition and Its Effect on the Finger Lakes Wine Industry

April 19, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


We will examine the Temperance Movement and the 19th Amendment, Prohibition, and their effect on the wine industry in the Finger Lakes. We will also explore the long-term effects they had on the culture of the Finger Lakes and the rebirth of wine production in the late 1970s.

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Vine & Brine featuring Dr. Konstantin Frank Wines

April 19, 2020 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm


There are as many varieties of seafood as there is ways to prepare them. Baked, broiled, grilled or fried, in a sauce, with a sauce or in soup or chowder. In this class we will taste a variety of four Dr. Frank Wines with an assortment of chef-prepared seafood bites in search of the perfect pair. After this class you will be closer to the answer should you only drink white with seafood.

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Spring Wine & Food Pairing

April 24, 2020 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Explore how these delicious dishes pair with three different NYS wines. Incredibly educational, entertaining, and fun!

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Battle of the Bottles: Pinot Noir

April 25, 2020 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


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 sample 6 wines from the Finger Lakes and around the world with a small cheese plate. You decide who is the Prince of Pinot Noir!

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Sip & Sizzle

April 25, 2020 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


A cooking and craft beverage experience like no other! Enjoy a chef-prepared, three-course meal while sampling a variety of NYS wines. As each course is served, one of our expert chef instructors will demonstrate how to prepare each dish and answer your burning cooking questions.

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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!