155 Varick Street
New York, New York 10013

City Winery and American Airlines invite you to embark on an oenological and gastronomical tour of seven countries. Beginning in November 2011, we present one dinner per month showcasing on the wines and cuisine of a fascinating region served by American Airlines. Each evening includes remarks by a leading regional expert, a three-course dinner, and three wine flights highlighting the traditional wine styles of the region.

Grand Prize Drawing for International Airline Tickets At the conclusion of the series, we will hold a drawing for ticket holders from all seven dinners. One lucky winner will receive a pair of international airline tickets courtesy of American Airlines.

The April pairing features the wines and cuisinie of Chile

March 14th - The wines and cuisine of Italy - $85

May 14th - The wines and cuisine of Japan - $75

June 19th - The wines and cuisine of Germany - $75


Fred Dexheimer is one of 180 Master Sommeliers in the world and the founder of Juiceman Consulting, a wine, spirits and events consulting agency. Since moving to New York City, Fred has worked for and opened some of the top restaurants in the city, including Daniel, Gramercy Tavern, Cello, L’Impero, Jean Georges and Spice Market. In 2004, Chef Laurent Tourondel offered him the opportunity to create the opening wine and beverage programs for his upcoming project BLT Steak and ultimately he oversaw the flourishing company’s wine and beverage programs as National Wine and Beverage Director.

Throughout his career Fred has been awarded a number of accolades including awards from Wines and Spirits, Starwine, and Star Chefs. In 2007, Fred passed the rigorous Court of Master Sommeliers master level exam, becoming the 79th Master Sommelier in the United States. This achievement is the top accreditation in the wine and service industry. In addition, Fred has competed in many sommelier competitions including the “Best Sommelier in World Competition” as the representative from the United States in 2007 in Rhodes, Greece.

He has offered his expertise and experience to many of the world’s leading wine publications as a taster, commentator, contributor and panelist. His credits include The New York Times, Food and Wine, Wine and Spirits, Wine Spectator, Beverage Media, Food Arts, Sommelier Journal and Wine Enthusiast. He has also been featured in Time Magazine, Men’s Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Newsweek and People Magazine and live on Martha Stewart Radio and MSNBC TV.

Fred currently works as an educator for Wines of Chile, helping others discover the viticultural paradise of Chile and its world-class wines. He will be hosting seminars around the country for consumers and wine industry professionals as well as virtual online tastings.

Official Website: http://citywinery.com/events/222957

Added by E_b on March 6, 2012

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