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Lost in a Daunting Wine List? Learn the Etiquette of Wine and Fine Dining

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    Presented by Jeff Harding, Beverage Director at the Waverly Inn and Carrie Lyn Strong, Founder of Strong Wine Consulting   Join Jeff Harding, Beverage Director at the Waverly Inn and Carrie Lyn Strong, Founder of Strong Wine Consulting, as they explore with you and help navigate a fine dining wine list. In this one-hour discussion,


    You Don’t Need to Spend a Fortune to Drink Great Bordeaux

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    Presented by Yannick Benjamin, Head Sommelier of The University Club, NYC Yannick Benjamin, Head Sommelier of The University Club, leads our guests on a journey through a celebrated but lesser known region of Bordeaux producing many lovely affordable wines that Wine Enthusiast says, “… Should Be Your Go-To French Wine”. The Côtes de Bordeaux encompasses


    The Wine Conversation: Great Wine Lives with Jean-Michel Cazes

  • A free podcast for wine enthusiasts! Created for people who love wines and hosted by Sarah Kemp, former Publisher and Managing Director of Decanter, The Wine Conversation podcast will explore stories with great names behind labels, discuss regions and vintages with world experts, and will transport you around the world to find the best spots

    La Cité du Vin Hosts a Conversation with Jeannie Cho Lee

    Join La Cité du Vin as they host Jeannie Cho Lee for a live interview on Saturday morning, March 13.  Jeannie Cho Lee is the first person of Asian origin to be awarded the title of Master of Wine. An accomplished wine journalist, award-winning author, and wine critic, she was named the 25th most powerful

    Bubbles! Not just for New Year’s Eve Anymore and Pairs with Just About Everything

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    Presented by: Julia Coney, Wine Journalist, Founder of Black Wine Professionals and Wine Enthusiast’s 2020 Social Visionary Award Winner There is something about bubbles that makes people relax, engage, and enjoy. Join Julia Coney, Wine Enthusiast's 2020 Social Visionary Award Recipient and sparkling wine aficionado, as she explores the bubbles in this intimate and fun


    Virtual Visit: Tour and Enjoy the Architecture of La Cité du Vin

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    Explore the astonishing architecture of La Cité du Vin from your own home!   La Cité du Vin is temporarily closed due to the pandemic, but it's still possible to take a look inside! Using a computer, tablet or smartphone, you can make your way as you please around the spaces open to visitors on

    At New York: A Conversation with Jamie Ritchie

    It is our pleasure to invite you to join one of our esteemed Board of Directors, Jamie Ritchie, for his global perspective as one of the world’s leading wine auctioneers. Hosted by La Cité du Vin as part of a series of interviews with leading voices in wine,  Jamie Ritchie, Worldwide Head of Sotheby’s Wine,

    Gods, Myths, and Empire: Wine in the Greco-Roman World

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    AFCDV’s Fall Somm Series kicks off with this companion piece to the cultural exhibit “Drinking with the Gods,” currently on display at La Cité du Vin. Jill Weber, Ph.D. brings us to ancient Greece and Rome, where wine did not originate but was consumed and celebrated in ways that transformed its cultural significance from being bound to the sacred and guided by ritual, to entering daily life. Jill will trace the journey of wine from stories of heroes and emperors to daily enjoyment and consumption. We will explore how this shift also expanded the geographic boundaries of large-scale wine production, encompassing many of the Old-World regions from which wine is celebrated today.