Aw, Shucks! Oyster & Wine Pairing: East Coast Edition

October 19, 2017 (Thu)
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Astor Center
399 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10003

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Cost: $99

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Cooking Demonstration     Food     Tasting (sit down)     Wine    

Come for a special night of wine and oysters as we explore the finest regional offerings of the East Coast. You’ll taste a variety of local oysters before learning how to shuck them on your own. Alongside will be a delicious selection of New York wines that provide the perfect pairings.

What you can expect:

  • 1 welcome sparkling wine.
  • 6 varieties of East Coast oysters for tasting.
  • 6 oysters for hands-on shucking.
  • 6 tasting pours of New York wines to pair with your oysters.
  • 2 hours of education, including Q & A time with two Astor Center instructors.

What you will learn:

  • What to consider when pairing wine with oysters.
  • Why New York wines go perfectly with East Coast oysters.
  • How terroir and harvesting methods affect East Coast oysters.
  • How to shuck your own oysters.
  • How to care for and serve oysters at home.

Level: Beginner - Beyond Basics
Style: Guided Wine Tasting Class, Hands-On
Food Served: Oysters
Good For: Wine Enthusiasts, Wine Curious, Food Pairing Education, NYC Date Night, Fun with Friends