I host many corporate and private wine and cheese tastings in the NYC area every year. Wine and cheese tastings are a fun, interactive, buzz worthy way to add spark to your next team building, birthday party, bridal shower, get together or product launch.
We offer many options including custom packages designed just for your special occasion! Below are just a few suggestions for themed wine and cheese tastings. Select one, or let us work with you to design the perfect tasting based on your interests and budget.
Wine 101 – An overview of tasting technique, aroma boot camp, production methods and pairing ideas. A great team building game can be included to add fun and interest to your tasting.
New World vs. Old World – The difference in the style, tradition and taste of wines from the age old tradition to new modern innovation are explored and discussed in this interactive tasting. We can add interest by breaking your group up into teams and tasting blind while you learn how to determine the styles and flavors of various wines.
Focus on Country, Region, Grape or Styles – Select from the regions of Italy, France, Austria, Australia, Greece, Germany, Spain, US or your favorite wine region. Focus can also be on a particular grape, blend or style of wine such as Bordeaux Blend, Sparkling, Bold and Beautiful, Food Friendly Finds, Pocket Friendly and more.
Creation of Unique Business Tasting, A Specialty! – Wendy has created many unique tasting experiences to mirror business gatherings! From the fields of law, finance, media, art, advertising and other business topics we craft an experience where wine relates to your topic! This package develops a bond between your world and the world of wine forming a memorable way for your guests to relate to the tasting.
All tastings include 6 wines, sparkling toast, paired farmstead cheeses, breads, crackers, jams and roasted nuts, glasses, set up and breakdown, presentation from an educated professional, documents of the evening for all participants, question and answer time and attention to detail so you can relax and enjoy your own tasting experience.
This is just a sampling of packages offered. Why not let our experts design a tasting just for you! We also offer Artisan Cheese Tastings, Beer Pairings, Cocktail Creation and Tapas Classes. Please contact us with any questions you may have.