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Published on February 25th, 2013 | by Greg

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NY Wine Expo: This Weekend, Raise A Glass In New York

Sure, it’s NYC Beer Week. And this weekend is also the First Time Film Festival, which we look forward to checking out. But there’s no good excuse for not visiting Manhattan’s Javits Center this weekend for one of the largest shows of it’s kind. Aimed at both the trade professional as well as general consumers, there will be tastings and seminars galore, welcoming over 150 wineries from a dozen countries.

Running from Friday March 1st to the 3rd, the New York Wine Expo attracts thousands of people who appreciate wine- last year, there were over 4000 attendees. The highlight of the show is probably the pair of Grand Tastings featuring the ability to sample over 600 wines, with one on Friday evening from 6:00 – 10:00pm and another on Saturday afternoon from 1:00 – 5:00pm. At either session, you’ll get a souvenir glass, and be able to browse other vendors as well, like those offering accessories, refrigeration and wine racks, stemware, decanters, and more.

Tickets run $85 per person for Friday, or $95 for Saturday, but TrulyNet readers can use the coupon code VINO for $15 off! And that’s a fair price to pay for access to unlimited wine from around the world. Tickets are still available now, but going fast, so we suggest purchasing soon to avoid a sell-out. Tickets for the various educational seminars are handled separately ($25-$25), and here is a partial schedule and list of some options:

  • California Pinot Noir: Touring The State’s Great Pinot Regions with Winemaker David Rossi of Fulcrum Wines
  • Italian Cheeses and Wine with Lou DiPalo, the Cheese Guru of DiPalo’s Fine Foods in Little Italy, NYC
  • The Cool Climate, World Class Wines of the Finger Lakes
  • Wine 101: Taste Like a Pro with Wine Spectator’s Director of Education, Gloria Maroti Frazee
  • Fun With Italian Wines…Exceptional Wines From Colli

Excited yet? Hope to see you this weekend at the New York Wine Expo!

 

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Greg dreamed up the idea for the Truly Network while living in Hawaii, which began with a single site called TrulyObscure. In 2010, when advertisers and readers were requesting coverage beyond the scope of that site, TrulyNet was launched, reaching a broader audience over a variety of niche sites. Formerly the head technology correspondent for the Des Moines Register at age 16, he has since lived and worked in five states and two countries, helping a list of organizations and companies that includes the United States Census Bureau, TripAdvisor, Events Photo Group, Berlitz, and Computer Geeks. He also served as the Content Strategy Manager for HearPlanet, a multi-platform app that has reached over a million users and has been featured in the New York Times, Hemispheres Magazine, National Geographic Adventure, Fox Business News, PC Magazine, and even Apple’s own iPhone ads. Greg has written as a restaurant critic and feature journalist for a number of national and international publications, including City Weekend Magazine, Red Egg Magazine, the Newton Daily News, Capital Change Magazine, and an arm of China Daily, Beijing Weekend. In addition, he has served as a consulting editor for the Foreign Language Press of Beijing, as well as a writer and editor for the George Washington University Hatchet, the school newspaper of his alma mater. Originally from Iowa, Greg is currently living in the West Village of Manhattan.



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