We have attended several and are very excited about their spring 2013 event. More Info and Tickets Here
Pascaline Lepeltier, Wine Director at Rouge Tomate, the first tasting on April 29 explores the undiscovered gems of France’s Southwest.
On May 20, Patrick Cappiello, Wine Director of the New York Palace and three-time winner of Wine Spectator’s “Grand Award,” will help demystify Burgundy a region known for the complexity of its vintages, vinified from Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grape varieties.
And on June 10th, FIAF’s Wine Tour de France ends on a bubbly note with the world’s finest sparkling wine, the brands of which bear the exclusive distinction of the Champagne title. Dustin Wilson, Wine Director at New York’s celebrated Eleven Madison Park, will lead this tasting of champagnes from France’s most famous appellation, renowned for their association with the anointment of kings.
French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) presents Art de Vivre : A Wine Tour de France.
FIAF • Le Skyroom; 22 East 60th Street, NYCAbout FIAF
FIAF's mission is to create and offer New Yorkers innovative and unique programs in education and the arts that explore the evolving diversity and richness of French cultures. FIAF seeks to generate new ideas and promote cross cultural dialogue through partnerships and new platforms of expression. www.fiaf.org
The Wine Tour de France tasting series is presented by the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) in partnership with Baron François, Frederick Wildman & Sons, G.H.MUMM, and Perrier-Jouët Champagnes. Breads are provided by Maison Kayser, charcuterie is provided by D’Artagnan, and cheeses are provided by Président and Société.
FIAF would like to thank the following spring season sponsors:
American Airlines, the official airline of FIAF; OpenSkies; the Cultural Services of the French Embassy; Florence Gould Foundation; Institut français; Florence Gould Foundation; New York State Council on the Arts; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs; The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation; and Robert de Rothschild.