655 West 34th Street
New York, New York 10001

A three-day wine exposition open to the public with a special “trade day” for restaurateurs, retailers and other food and beverage professionals. Consumers will have the opportunity to sample more than 600 wines from more than 170 winemakers from around the globe during the “Grand Tasting” and speak directly to winemakers and other winery principals. In addition to sampling, consumers can learn from the experts at a wide range of seminars designed for all levels of wine lovers. Topics include wine tasting, wine and food pairings, wine serving, selecting the right vintage, among others.

Mark Oldman, one of the country’s leading wine educators as well as the Wine Columnist for “Every Day With Rachael Ray” will be delivering the Keynote Address entitled “Outsmart Wine with Mark Oldman” on Saturday. The lead judge in the new PBS television series, The Winemakers, and regularly appearing at the country’s top gastronomic festivals, Mark will be available for press interviews before and during the Expo.

Gloria Maroti Frazee, Director of Education at Wine Spectator, will also be a featured speaker. Gloria oversees Wine Spectator School, which offers wine courses for consumers as well as restaurant, retail and winery sales staff. She conducts wine seminars internationally and will also be available for press interviews before and during the Expo.

Plus winemakers from more than 170 wineries from all over the world!

Public Days: Friday, March 7, 7:00 – 10:00 PM; Saturday, March 8, 2:00 – 6:00 PM;
(Trade Only Day: Sunday, March 9th 12:00 – 4:00 PM)

Tickets can be purchased in advance online at
www.NewYorkWineExpo.com and at the door on the day of the event.

Cost: Friday One-Day Ticket $75 (before Feb. 29), $85 (after Feb. 29); Saturday One-Day Ticket $85 (before Feb. 29), $95 (after Feb. 29)

Official Website: http://www.NewYorkWineExpo.com

Added by Ahoiem on February 5, 2008