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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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November 2019

Ice Wines of the Finger Lakes

November 10, 2019 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

$20.00 28 tickets left

New York State is one of the unique places that can make delicious ice wine. Join us as we explore this sweet wine that can only be made in a few places and we are lucky it found it’s home here in New York! We will learn how it is made and what makes it such an important part of New York State wine production. Most importantly, you will be able to sample 4 ice wines from the Finger Lakes!Date…

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Classic Pairing

November 17, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

$30.00 30 tickets left

Champagne with oysters, Sauvignon Blanc with goat cheese, Port with bittersweet chocolate…some wine and food pairings are so good that songs and poems have been written about them. In this entertaining and revealing class, we will sample six classic wine and food pairings to see if they are truly extraordinary or in need of a makeover. A mixture of New York wines and wines of the world will be featured. Note: the food provided in this class is for educational sampling…

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December 2019

Wine & Food Pairing Made Simple!

December 13, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

$25.00 30 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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Wine 101

December 14, 2019 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

$30.00 30 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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Battle of the Bottles: Sauvignon Blanc

December 15, 2019 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

$30.00 30 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 sample 6 wines from the Finger Lakes and around the world with a small cheese plate. You decide who is the Sovereign of Sauvignon Blanc! Featuring: Lieb Cellars Sauvignon Blanc, Cutchogue, NY Billsboro Winery Sauvignon Blanc, Geneva, NY Date and Time:Saturday, December 15th, 2019 | 3:00PM - 4:30PMLocation:New York…

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Wine & Pie Pairing

December 22, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

$20.00 27 tickets left

Delight your taste buds as you sip and savor your way through Pie & wine pairings!  Sample three NYS wines paired with three delicious pies.  Our beverage instructor will be your guide through this entertaining and informative session. 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: Classic Apple Pie Cherry Pie Pumpkin Pie Date and Time:Sunday, December 22nd, 2019 | 12:00PM…

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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!