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$1875 per person.
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Agenda:

Thursday, October 24

Evening
6:30* – 10:00 pm Critics' Choice Grand Tastings

Friday, October 25

Morning
9:00 – 9:20 am Welcome and overview of program
9:20 – 9:50 am Champagne’s Roederer Cristal
9:50 – 10:05 am Featured Winemaker: Michel Chapoutier
10:05 – 10:45 am Sonoma’s Peter Michael
10:45 – 11:00 am Featured Winemaker: Prince Robert of Luxembourg
11:00 – 11:40 am Germany’s Riesling

Lunch
11:40 am – 1:10 pm Sonoma lunch featuring Sonoma County
Vintners' wines and a menu designed by Farmhouse Inn in Forestville.

Afternoon
1:10 – 1:25 pm Afternoon introductions
1:25 – 1:55 pm Rhône’s Château de Beaucastel
1:55 – 2:10 pm Featured Winemaker: Justin Smith
2:10 – 2:55 pm Wine Spectator’s 2012 Top 10 wines (5 wines)

Evening
6:30* – 10:00 pm Critics’ Choice Grand Tastings

Saturday, October 26

Morning
9:00 – 9:10 am Morning welcome and introductions
9:10 – 9:20 am 2013 Video Contest Winner
9:20 – 9:35 am Featured Winemaker: Álvaro Palacios
9:35 – 10:05 am Italy’s Gaja
10:05 – 10:20 am Featured Winemaker: Frédéric Drouhin
10:20 – 10:45 am Matt Kramer
10:45 – 11:40 am Matching Masters

Lunch
11:40 am–1:10 pm Italian Lunch featuring wines from Italy and a gourmet Italian menu

Afternoon
1:10 – 1:25 pm Afternoon introductions
1:25 – 1:55 pm Spain’s Termanthia
1:55 – 2:10 pm Featured Winemaker: Paul Draper
2:10 – 2:55 pm Wine Spectator’s 2012 Top 10 (conclusion)

Evening
6:30 – 7:30 pm Champagne Reception
7:30 pm Grand Award Banquet


*6:30 is reserved for Complete Package registrants and guests for whom they have purchased tickets. 7:30 pm is the admission time for people that have purchased Grand Tasting tickets only and are not attending the entire weekend.


Important Notice: The New York Wine Experience is sponsored by the Wine Spectator Scholarship Foundation, which underwrites grants and scholarships to students pursuing careers in the wine industry. Attendance is tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Cancellation Policy: COMPLETE PACKAGE—A full refund is available until July 1, 2013. After that date, until September 15, there is a $500 per person cancellation fee. After September 15 there are no refunds. GRAND TASTING AND BANQUET TICKETS—A full refund is available until October 8, 2013. After that date there are no refunds for any tickets. Registrations, Banquet tickets, and Grand Tasting tickets may be transferred to another person at any time.

Event sponsor reserves the right to refuse admission to any applicant. Must be 21 to attend.