Wine and Cheese 201-Sensory Sensations, Smell, Touch, Taste

December 17, 2012 (Mon)
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Classic Harbor Line - Chelsea Piers - Pier 62
Across from West 23th Street and the Hudson River (Pier 62)
New York City, NY 10011

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Cost: 85.00

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Cheese     Wine     Food    

See, Smell, Touch, Taste- Using smells, textures and sight to learn how to develop your tasting skills

Join us for this wonderful Wine tasting aboard Yacht Manhattan! Back by popular demand this workshop will cover the art of crafting the perfect cheese plate using all of your senses! Do certain milk types/grapes work better together? Should cheeses and wines be in a order of texture, color, taste? Do jams, chutneys or other things such as dried fruits really add to the pairing? Are there any sure fire pairings? Do certain grapes pair with specific milk types?Taste and learn the recipe to a few special holiday chutneys to sample with your friends. Let’s get stinky with it!Join us for our new series celebrating the wonderfully diverse and ever-changing world of wine!

Each week we will focus on a different region exploring the grapes, styles, soils, viticulture, and tasting techniques that will help you enjoy your wine! These interactive tastings will be conducted by our wine professional Wendy Crispell in a fun, relaxed atmosphere aboard the beautiful yacht Manhattan. This season's tastings will feature a number of different artisan & farmstead cheeses selected each week to complement the wines of the day. In addition, a selection of dried fruit, nuts and breads will be served to highlight each pairing.

  • Taste five different wines from a specific region in the world 
  • Artisan cheese matched with the wines of the evening
  • Learn the basics of tasting in a fun, informative setting
  • Find out what makes each wine different and unique
  • Discuss major styles, grape varieties, regions, trends and more
Please select a date/time above and click "Buy Tickets" to view the wine regions that will be featured on that cruise.