Sip & Sample Your Way Through These 12 Holiday Wine Tasting Events in NYC

December 12, 2023 Desiree Homer

The holiday season is upon us here in New York City, and sometimes, you just need a break from all the holiday shopping and shoring up those last-minute details that make this time of year so magical. Treat yourself to some fantastic wine-tasting events happening all over the city. If you’re hosting family or just want some time to unwind with your closest friends, there’s no shortage of events to sip and sample your way through this hectic time of year. 

We have highlighted a daily wine event happening each day from now until Christmas Eve, so however your schedule unfolds, we’ve got you covered! 

1. ‘Fried Chicken & Champagne’ Tasting

Fried chicken and champagne might not seem like the most obvious pairing, and that’s what makes it so fun and unique. The champagne keeps your palate crisp and clean while eating delicious salty and fried chicken. 

December 13, 2023: Empire State of Wine

61 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010

2. Cheese Pairings: Bubbles & Cheese

Learn how to pair your cheeses with sparkling wines that will enhance the flavor of the cheese and vice versa. Bubbles & Cheese is a great introduction to wine pairings in a private classroom.

December 14, 2023: Bedford Cheese Shop

67 Irving Pl, New York, NY 10003

3. Italian Wine Tasting

Come to discover Italian wines for a blind-tasting challenge. Identify each wine and win prizes! This is an interactive and educational class presented with typical Italian appetizers.

December 15, 2023: Speakitaly NYC Brooklyn

110 York Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

4. ‘Sip & Share’ Holiday Wine Tasting

For this “Sip & Share” wine tasting, you will taste four top selections from their pristine collection that are most suitable for the season! You will also receive complimentary Pastosa’s ravioli charcuterie board selections for the duration of the event.

December 16, 2023: Serafina Restaurant and Rooftop

400 West 42nd Street, Manhattan, NY 10036

5. Wine & Cheese Tasting Cruise with Chocolate

Set sail and take in the beautiful skyline on this wine-and-tasting cruise. You’ll be whisked away on the water while sipping wine and pairing them with exceptional cheeses and chocolate. What a winning combination!

December 17, 2023: Pier 36 (NY)

299 South Street, New York, NY 10002

6. GR Tours Hudson River Valley West Adventure, Tasting, Touring & Exploring

Enjoy a day filled with great views, local history, and a few treats on a self-paced, self-driven tour showing off the Hudson River. GR Tours highlights an itinerary filled with fun stops, including visits to their winery, cidery, distillery & brewery.

December 18, 2023: Hudson Valley

Rt 9W, New Windsor, NY 12553

7. Chimney Rock Wine Dinner at The Regency Bar & Grill

The Regency Bar & Grill hosts a multi-course culinary journey paired with four robust and flavorful pours from Chimney Rock wines to match. 

December 19, 2023: The Regency Bar & Grill

540 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065

8. Holiday Special- Wine & Cheese With NYC Girlfriends In Midtown NYC

It’s the perfect time of year to unwind with your girlfriends. What better way to celebrate than with cheese, some wine, and the great company of friends at Vin Sur Vingt?

December 20, 2023: Vin Sur Vingt Bistro

230 East 51st Street, New York, NY 10022

9. In-Person Holiday Cookie & Cheese Pairing With Mulled Wine

This festive seasonal class is all about an unconventional but incredibly delicious pairing: holiday cookies and cheese. This is a guided tasting with a Murray’s expert in our classroom.

December 21, 2023: Murray's Cheese Shop

254 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10014

10. In-Person Sparkling Wine & Cheese Pairing

This fun and festive class is bringing on the bubbles that are all about the interplay between sparkling wine and cheese. This is a guided tasting with a Murray’s expert in our classroom.

December 22, 2023: Murray's Cheese Shop

254 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10014

11. Sip & Pour Candle-Making Experience

Sip & Pour is a hands-on candle-making experience held in a cozy, intimate candle studio and lasts for 1.5 hours. Plus, there's some wine and partying, of course!

December 23, 2023: 1313 Connecticut Ave, 2-13

1313 Connecticut Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06607

12. Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner

Step into the mesmerizing enchantment of the holiday season at The Mansion in Glen Cove for an unforgettable evening filled with festive delights, culinary treasures, and, of course, delicious wine.

December 24, 2023: The Mansion at Glen Cove

200 Dosoris Lane, Glen Cove, NY 11542

If you’re looking to unwind with some fun and adventurous wine-tasting events in NYC this holiday season, there are tastings happening every day. Don’t miss out; there’s still plenty of time to join in on the fun and festivities! And whenever you have NYC events to plan, trust the pros at EMRG Media to make them memorable!

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