A month of events celebrating NYC's local wines
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This Month,
New York Drinks New York

Tastings and Events Celebrating NYC's Local Wines
Throughout March 2015

(March 9, 2015; New York, NY) -- March 2015 marks the fourth annual NY Drinks NY, a campaign providing New Yorkers with opportunities to drink wines from their state with free in-store tastings, wine flights, and other events throughout the month. Events include, but are not limited to:

March 9: Wine Dinner at The Marshal (628 10th Avenue) with Palmer Vineyards. A five-course dinner including wine pairings from this North Fork winery; $80 per person, includes dinner, tax, and tip.
March 10: By-the-Glass Takeover at Saxon + Parole (316 Bowery) with wines from multiple New York wineries, with new selections nightly, now through March.
March 11: Class at Back Label Wine Merchants (111 W. 20th Street), tasting and class with a focus on New York's red wines.
March 13: Free Finger Lakes Tasting at Bed-Vyne Wine (370 Tompkins Avenue, Brooklyn). A multi-winery tasting will feature wines from Seneca Lake and Cayuga Lake.

March 23: Wine Dinner at The Marshal (628 10th Avenue) with Macari. A five-course dinner featuring local farms and Macari's award-winning wines; $80 per person, includes dinner, tax, and tip.
March 27: Free In-Store Tasting at Acme Wines (487 5th Ave, Brooklyn) to feature wines from Anthony Road Wine Co. on Seneca Lake; tasting from 6 pm to 9 pm.
March 28: Free In-Store Tasting at Bottlerocket (5 W. 19th Street) Paumanok from Long Island's North Fork will pour wines from 5:30 pm to 8 pm.

The full list of partner events can be seen at

In addition to partner events and the program's activities in March, NY Drinks NY launched a new series of educational videos, featuring aerial footage from Finger Lakes and Long Island wine country, interviews with winemakers and top wine personalities, and more. Click below (or here: to see the short videos.


NY Drinks NY is orchestrated by the New York Wine & Grape Foundation, the official association representing the state's wineries and grape growers. Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, the New York Wine & Grape Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation promoting all wineries and grapegrowers in New York State. The Foundation’s strategic goal is to have the New York grape and wine industry recognized as a world leader in quality, productivity, and social responsibility. New York ranks third in wine production nation-wide and the wine industry contributes $4.8 billion annually to the state’s economy. For more information, please visit

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