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Pressoir.wine Sessions are a series of gatherings where you can join us to learn more about wine through tasting and congenial discussion in an informal setting with a Pressoir.wine expert.

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Sessions Currently on Sale


Past Sessions:

Canary Island Wines with David Bowler

Tuesday, October 1 • 6:00pm • $80
Pressoir.wine Tasting Room & Club House
285 West Broadway, Room 530, New York, NY 10013

Join rock-star importer David Bowler for a tasting of wines from the unique terroir of the Canary Islands. Administered by Spain yet only 62 miles off the coast of Morocco, the volcanic archipelago produces an incredible array of expressions from mostly indigenous varieties, often from truly ancient vines.

Taste six Canary Island Wines from David's portfolio:
Los Bermejos, Espumoso Rosado Brut (sparkling)
Los Bermejos, Malvasia Volcanica Seco
Tajinaste, Blanco
Felipe Monje, Tinto Tradicional
Fronton d’Oro, Tinto Vinatigo, Listan Tinto

Exploring Natural Wine with iconic importer Jenny Lefcourt

Thursday, September 19, 2019 • 6:00pm • $80
Pressoir.wine Tasting Room & Club House
285 West Broadway, Room 530, New York, NY 10013

Join Jenny Lefcourt, a pioneering importer of natural wines, for a lively tasting and discussion of this most current of topics - natural wine!

  • Taste six wines from Jenny's fabulous portfolio.
  • Enjoy cheese & charcuterie
  • Bonus wine served blind at the end of the session

Grands Crus of Morey-Saint-Denis with Jeremy Noye of Morrell & Co.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 • 6:00pm • $225 + tax • $175 + tax for Pressoir.wine Club Members
Pressoir.wine Tasting Room & Club House
285 West Broadway, Room 530, New York, NY 10013

Join Jeremy Noye, CEO of Morrell & Company, one of the most venerable wine retailers and auction houses in the US and a key partner of Pressoir.wine, for a rare exploration of the fabulous Grands Crus of a sometimes-overshadowed village of Burgundy's Côte de Nuits - Morey-Saint-Denis.

Taste six wines encompassing all of Morey-Saint-Denis' Grand Cru vineyards, all from the fantastic 2016 vintage

  • Louis Jadot, Bonnes Mares Grand Cru 2016
  • Clos de Tart Grand Cru 2016
  • Domaine des Lambrays, Clos des Lambrays 2016
  • Marchand-Tawse, Clos-Saint-Denis Grand Cru 2016
  • Lignier-Michelot, Clos de la Roche Grand Cru 2016
  • Joseph Drouhin, Clos de la Roche Grand Cru 2016

Enjoy cheese & charcuterie

Bonus wine served blind at the end of the session

Indigenous Italian Favorites with Joe Campanale of Fausto & LaLou

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 • 6:00pm • $80 + tax
Pressoir.wine Tasting Room & Club House
285 West Broadway, Room 530, New York, NY 10013

Join Joe Campanale, Wine Director and Owner at restaurant Fausto & wine bar Lalou in Brooklyn, for an exciting tasting of some of his favorite indigenous wines from Italy.

Taste six Italian wines:

  • Gravner Ribolla Gialla 2008
  • Bartolo Mascarello Freisa 2014
  • Roagna Barbaresco Paje 2013
  • Tenuta delle Terre Nere Etna Rosso Pre-Phylloxera 2016
  • San Giusto a Rentenano PerCarlo 2014
  • Paolo Bea Sagrantino di Montefalco 2011
  • Enjoy cheese & charcuterie
  • Bonus wine served blind at the end of the session

Chablis with Natalie Grindstaff of Crafted Hospitality Group

Monday, July 29, 2019 • 6:00pm • $100 + tax
Pressoir.wine Tasting Room & Club House
285 West Broadway, Room 530, New York, NY 10013

Join Natalie Grindstaff, Wine Director for Chef Tom Colicchio's Crafted Hospitality group, for an in-depth exploration of the unique and beautiful terroir of Chablis

  • Taste six wines from Chablis
  • Learn about the unique terroir of Chablis and its singular expression of the Chardonnay grape
  • Enjoy cheese & charcuterie
  • Bonus wine served blind at the end of the session

Tuscany with Kimberly Prokoshyn of Café Boulud

Monday, July 15, 2019 • 6:00pm • $80 + tax
Pressoir.wine Tasting Room & Club House
285 West Broadway, Room 530, New York, NY 10013

Join Kimberly Prokoshyn, head sommelier at Café Boulud, for an in-depth exploration of the unique and beautiful terroir of Tuscany

  • Taste six delicious Tuscan wines
  • Learn about Tuscan terroir
  • Enjoy cheese & charcuterie
  • Bonus wine served blind at the end of the session

Rosé Part I - Pink Champagne with Anna-Christina Cabrales of Morrell Wine Bar & Café

Thursday, June 20, 2019 • 6:00pm • $95
Pressoir.wine Tasting Room & Club House
285 West Broadway, Room 530, New York, NY 10013

With summer nearly upon us, its time to think pink! Anna-Christina Cabrales of Morrell Wine Bar & Café will share some of her favorite Rosé Champagnes.

José Dhondt, Rosé de Saignée
Krug Rosé
Billecart-Salmon Rosé
Louis Roederer Rosé 2013
Laherte Frères Rosé de Meunier
Gimonnet Rosé de Blancs

“The New Loire Valley” with Bryan Garcia of Grand Cru Selections

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 • 6:00pm • $75
Pressoir.wine Tasting Room & Club House
285 West Broadway, Room 530, New York, NY 10013

The Western Loire Valley is home to some of the most exciting vignerons in France today, making superbly expressive wines from Chenin Blanc, Cabernet Franc, and other varieties grown on unique and beautiful terroirs. Bryan Garcia of Grand Cru Selections (aka @corkhoarder - follow him on Instagram!) will present six wines that showcase the “New Loire”.

Bruno Ciofi, Montagne Aux Oiseaux 2017
Bruno Ciofi, Ze Bulle Zero Pointe NV
Château de Bonnezeaux, Vin de France “Vieille Vigne du Fief Prevost” 2017
Olivier Lejeune, Poesis 2017
Arnaud Lambert, Saumur-Champigny “Montée des Roches” 2015
Domaine Andrée, Anjou Rouge “Les Mines” 2014

Kimmeridgian Wines with Sabra Lewis

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 • 6:00pm • $95
Pressoir.wine Tasting Room & Club House
285 West Broadway, Room 530, New York, NY 10013

It is no news that the geological composition of the soil is one of the key elements of terroir, and experiencing how the underground influences the taste of wine is always a fascinating exercise. Sabra Lewis, an acclaimed New York City sommelier, will help you explore and taste wines made from the unique Kimmeridgian soil, a chalky marl filled with fossilized seashells that can be found in many winegrowing regions, including the eastern Loire Valley, Champagne, and Chablis.

She will present six wines from great producers such as Alphonse Mellot, Pierre Gerbais, and Vincent Dauvissat!

Pierre Gerbais Champagne (Pinot Blanc), ‘L’Original’ NV
Vincent Dauvissat, Chablis 1er Cru Séchet 2013
Alice et Olivier de Moor, Chitry-Aligoté
Thierry Richoux, Irancy, ‘Veaupessiot’ 2013
Alphonse Mellot, Sancerre Rouge, En Grands-Champs, 2015
Domaine Pellé, Menetou-Salon Morogues ‘Les Blanchais’ Lieu-Dit 2017

Jura 101 with Edouard Bourgeois - Monday, May 6, 2019

Monday, May 6, 2019 • 6:00pm • $75
Pressoir.wine Tasting Room & Club House
285 West Broadway, Room 530, New York, NY 10013

The Jura has exploded in popularity and visibility in recent years, yet it remains a relatively mysterious region to most. Pressoir's Wine Director Edouard Bourgeois will break down the basics with some top producers' wines that show why the Jura is a great source of not only familiar varieties grown on different terroirs, but also unique grapes and styles that can be from no other place.

Jean-François Ganevat, Cremant du Jura
Domaine du Pélican, Arbois Savagnin Ouillé 2017
Jean-François Ganevat, Côtes du Jura "Julien en Billat" 2014
Domaine du Pélican, Cuvée Trois Cépages 2017
Jean Bourdy, Château Chalon 2002
Jean-François Ganevat, Vieux Macvin NV

Music in Winemaking with Jordan Salcito of Ramona - Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 • 6:00pm • $95
Pressoir.wine Tasting Room & Club House
285 West Broadway, Room 530, New York, NY 10013

There is a fine line between craft and art. Winemaking can sometimes take a very spiritual dimension and some producers believe that music, through its energy, can play an important role. One of New York City's most dynamic somms Jordan Salcito will guide us through this philosophy with great wines from Abbatucci, Huët, Stella di Campalto, Dujac, Chave and, naturally, her insanely fun and popular wine spritzer Ramona!

Expect some great tunes alongside as well!

Ramona
Domaine Huët, Vouvray "Le Haut Lieu Sec" 2017
Domaine Comte Abbatucci, "Général de la Révolution" Blanc 2011
Podere San Guiseppe, Stella di Campalto, Choltempo Bella Toscana
Dujac Père & Fils, Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru Aux Cras 2016
Jean-Louis Chave Selections, Saint-Joseph "Offerus" 2016

New Kids on the Block - The Next Generation of Burgundy Winemakers - Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 • 6:00pm • $95
Pressoir.wine Tasting Room & Club House
285 West Broadway, Room 530, New York, NY 10013

While Burgundy is often though of as a timeless institution, recent years have seen shifts not only in farming practices & winemaking, but also in a new generation of vignerons doing thoughtful, earnest work with profound (and delicious!) results. Join us in tasting wines from six of Burgundy's most dynamic young winemakers, each of whom have taken a different path in establishing themselves. Whether adding to the legacy of hundreds of years of Burgundian family history or creating a new domaine completely from scratch, the stories told by these wines offer an exciting glimpse into a brilliant future for Burgundy.

Domaine Bachelet-Monnot, Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Folatières 2016
Domaine Heitz-Lochardet, Meursault 1er Cru Perrières 2016
Maison MC Thiriet, Côte de Nuits Villages 2017
Domaine Yvon Clerget, Volnay 1er Cru Clos du Verseuil 2016 monopole
Domaine Georges Noëllat, Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru Les Beaux Monts 2014
Domaine Hudelot-Noëllat, Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru Les Charmes 2011

From Burgundy to Oregon - A Discussion with Special Guest Jacques Lardière of Maison Louis Jadot - Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 • 6:00pm • $150
Pressoir.wine Tasting Room & Club House
285 West Broadway, Room 530, New York, NY 10013

Why are so many Burgundians interested in making wine in Oregon? Jacques Lardière, who spent over 40 years as the winemaker at Louis Jadot, and is currently the winemaker at Jadot’s Oregon project Résonance, will help us explore the similarities and differences between the terroirs of these two great regions.

Résonance, Hyland Vineyard Chardonnay 2016
Louis Jadot, Domaine du Duc de Magenta, Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Morgeot “Clos de la Chapelle” Monopole 2016
Résonance, Découverte Vineyard Dundee Hill 2015
Louis Jadot, Domaine Gagey, Clos-Saint-Denis Grand Cru 2014
Résonance, Résonance Vineyard Pinot Noir Yamhill-Carlton 2015
Louis Jadot, Beaune 1er Cru Vignes Franches “Clos des Ursules” Monopole 2014

Beaujolais with Michele Smith-Chapel of Domaine Chapel - Monday, March 4, 2019

Monday, March 4, 2019 • 6:00pm • $95
Pressoir.wine Tasting Room & Club House
285 West Broadway, Room 530, New York, NY 10013

Following her time as a sommelier at great New York City restaurants like Per Se and Brooklyn Fare, Michele Smith relocated with her husband David Chapel to Beaujolais where they founded Domaine Chapel. After making their first vintage at their friends Mathieu & Camille Lapierre's winery, they have settled in Régnié-Durette where they are making some superb wines!

Join Michele, who will be in town for the "Beaujolais Bash!", for a session exploring their terroir and winemaking, featuring four Chapel wines including their extremely rare no-sulfur bottling, as well as two wines from the Chapels' friends and inspiration, Domaine Marcel Lapierre.

Domaine Chapel, Beaujolais-Villages 2017
Domaine Chapel, Juliénas "Côte de Bessay" 2017
Domaine Chapel, Juliénas "Côte de Bessay" Vieilles Vignes Sans Soufre 2017
Domaine Chapel, Juliénas "Côte de Bessay" 2016
Domaine Marcel Lapierre, Juliénas 2017
Domaine Marcel Lapierre, Morgon 2017

Earthy Wines with Black Truffles

$150
Pressoir.wine Tasting Room & Club House
285 West Broadway, Room 530, New York, NY 10013

Discover the magic of black truffles with Pressoir! We’ll taste earthy wines from around the old-world paired with a simple and elegant preparation of black truffles from renowned purveyor Plantin.

Terre Nere, Etna Guardiola 2016
Fantino Barolo Riserva Dardi 2010
La Rioja Alta, Gran Riserva 904 2009
La Cabanne, Pomerol 2000
Paul Jaboulet Aîné, Hermitage La Chapelle 1998
Château de Beaucastel, Châteauneuf-du-Pape 1998

Rajat Parr Wine Club with Rajat Parr - Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 • 6:00pm • $125
Pressoir.wine Tasting Room & Club House
285 West Broadway, Room 530, New York, NY 10013

Rajat will be presenting six wines from the Rajat Parr Wine Club that have never been tasted outside of the club.

The Scythian Chardonnay “Seven Springs”, Willamette Valley, Oregon 2016
Candyfloss Rose of Pinot Noir, Santa Rita Hills 2017
Pais Mission, Amador County 2017
Domaine de la Cote Pinot Noir “Sous le Chêne”, Santa Rita Hills 2016
Anika Syrah “Bien Nacido X-Block”, Santa Maria Valley 2015
Never Say Never Cabernet Sauvignon “Dead Fred”, Coombsville, Napa Valley 2016

Shades of Nebbiolo with Yannick Benjamin of University Club & Wheeling Forward - Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 • 6:00pm • $125
Pressoir.wine Tasting Room & Club House
285 West Broadway, Room 530, New York, NY 10013

All proceeds to benefit Wheeling Forward

Ioppa Nebbiolo Colline Novaresi DOC 2015
Nervi Gattinara Molsino Alto Piemonte 2013
Produttori Del Barbaresco Barbaresco Montestefano Riserva 2013
Massimo Clerico Lessona Riserva 2010
Oddero Barolo Brunate 2008
ArPePe Sassella Rocce Rosse Riserva 2002

Champagne & Kaviari Caviar with Theo Guegnault of Kaviari, Edouard Bourgeois, and Daniel Johnnes - Monday, December 10, 2019

Monday, December 17, 2018 • 6:00pm • $175
Pressoir.wine Tasting Room & Club House
285 West Broadway, Room 530, New York, NY 10013

Toast to the holidays with three different types of Caviar from renowned Maison Kaviari along with six perfectly paired Champagnes!

Savart, Brut Premier Cru "l’Ouverture"
Louis Roderer Brut Nature "Starck" 2009
Leclerc-Briant, La Croisette
Béreche Les Beaux Regards
Jacquesson, Avize Champ Cain 2005
Philipponnat, Clos des Goisses 1996

Holiday Favorites - Taste a selection of wines with sommeliers of Daniel Boulud's Dinex Group with Aaron Fusco of Café Boulud, Josh McGregor of db Bistro Moderne, & Joe Robitaille of Bar Boulud - Monday, December 10, 2018

Monday, December 10, 2018 • 6:00pm • $95
Pressoir.wine Tasting Room & Club House
285 West Broadway, Room 530, New York, NY 10013

Domaine Bachelet, Côte de Nuits Village 2015
Domaine de la Côte, Pinot Noir “Bloom’s Field” 2014
Domaine Jean-Louis Chave, Saint Joseph 2015__Pax, Griffin’s Lair Syrah 2013
Château Latour, Le Paulliac de Latour 2012
Snowden Vineyards, Brother Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

German Riesling with Raj Vaidya of DANIEL - Monday, November 26, 2018

Monday, November 26, 2018 • 6:00pm • $95
Pressoir.wine Tasting Room & Club House
285 West Broadway, Room 530, New York, NY 10013

A.J. Adam Piesporter Goldtropfchen Riesling Kabinett 2016
Julian Haart Riesling Goldtropfchen Grand Cru Dry Mosel 2017
Prum J.J. Riesling Spätlese Wehlener Sonnenuhr 2011
Schloss Lieser Riesling GG Niederberg Helden 2016
Weiser-Kunstler Riesling Ellergrub Trocken GE 2016
Zilliken Riesling Spätlese Saarburger Rausch 2003

Champagne with Peter Piem, Co-founder of La Fête du Champagne - Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Wednesday, November 7 • 6:00pm • $175
Pressoir.wine Tasting Room & Club House
285 West Broadway, Room 530, New York, NY 10013

Larmandier-Bernier Les Chemins d’Avize Grand Cru Extra Brut 2010
Agrapart L’Avizoise Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut Grand Cru 2010
Krug Grande Cuvée Brut 164th Edition
Charles Heidsieck Blanc des Millénaires Brut 1995
Ulysse Collin Rosé de Saignée Les Maillons
Jacquesson Dizy Terres Rouges Extra Brut Rosé 2009

Châteauneuf-du-Pape with David Gordon of Tribeca Grill - Monday, October 29, 2018

Monday, October 29 • 6:00pm • $95
Pressoir.wine Tasting Room & Club House
285 West Broadway, Room 530, New York, NY 10013

Domaine Charvin, Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2015
Domaine La Janasse, Châteauneuf du Pape 2016
Domaine La Janasse, Châteauneuf du Pape “Chaupin” 2016
Domaine La Janasse, Châteauneuf du Pape Vieilles Vignes 2016
Domaine Saint-Préfert, Châteauneuf du Pape “Réserve Auguste Favier” 2016
Domaine Saint-Préfert, Châteauneuf du Pape “Réserve Auguste Favier” 2007

Terroirs of Gevrey-Chambertin with Daniel Jung of Tribeca Grill - Monday, October 1, 2018

Monday, October 1 • 6:00pm • $150
Tribeca Grill
375 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10012

Domaine des Tilleuils (Philippe Livera), Gevrey-Chambertin “Clos Village” 2012
Domaine des Tilleuils (Philippe Livera), Gevrey-Chambertin “Clos Village” 2011
Domaine Bruno Clair, Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Les Cazetiers 2014
Domaine Duroché, Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Estournelles Saint Jacques 2015
Domaine Humbert Frères, Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Lavaux Saint Jacques 2016
Louis Jadot, Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Clos Saint Jacques 2014

Champagne 101 with Edouard Bourgeois - Monday, September 10, 2018

6:00pm • Bar Boulud • $95

Champagne Pierre Gerbais, Brut Celles sur Ourse
Champagne AR Lenoble, Blanc de Blancs Chouilly
Champagne Marie-Courtin, Blanc de Noirs "Résonance"
Champagne René Geoffroy, Rosé de Saignée
Champagne Louis Roederer, Rosé 2010
Champagne Marguet, Coteaux Champenois Rouge 2015

Cool Off With Cool Wines (Savoie) with Daniel Johnnes - Monday, August 13, 2018

6:00pm • Bar Boulud • $95

Domaine Belluard, Vin de Savoie "Les Alpes"
Domaine Marie & Florian Curtet, Rousette de Savoie 2016
Domaine Dupasquier, Jongieux, Savoie Rousette "Marestel" 2013
Domaine des Ardoisières, Vin des Allobroges St. Pierre de Soucy Cuvée Argile Rouge 2016
Domaine Giachino Frères Giac 2017
André & Michel Quenard, Vin de Savoie Arbin Mondeuse Terres Brunes 2014

An Introduction to the Rhône Valley with Daniel Johnnnes & Edouard Bourgeois - Monday, July 30, 2018

6:00pm • Bar Boulud • $95

Domaine Monnier Perreol, Saint Joseph Blanc 2016
René Rostaing, Condrieu "La Bonnette" 2016
Alain Graillot, Crozes-Hermitage 2016
Bernard Faurie, Saint Joseph 2012
Domaine Clusel-Roch, Côte-Rôtie "Viallière" 2014
Domaine Charvin, Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2015

A Tour of Daniel Johnnes with Daniel Johnnes - Monday, June 25, 2018

6:00pm • Bar Boulud • $95

Domaine Savary, Chablis 2016
Domaine Roulot, Bourgogne Aligoté 2015
Domaine François Lumpp, Givry 1er Cru Crausot 2015
Domaine Tripoz, Pouilly-Loché 2012
Charly Thévénet, Régnié "Grain & Granit" 2016
Domaine David Duband, Hautes Côtes de Nuits 2015