Argentina ‘en fuego’! Can you say Malbec? The world’s fifth largest producer of wine, Argentina has quickly become a powerhouse in the US and we have become the largest recipient of her wine exports. Come learn about Argentina, beyond tango and soccer, in this fun, informative, and delicious session. We will taste a dozen selected wines from this South American jewel and you will discover firsthand what the buzz is all about with Master Sommelier Keith Goldston.
When: Thursday, November 17th
Time: Reception: 6:30-7:00; Class 7:00-8:30 PM
Where: Corkbuzz Wine Studio, 13 E. 13th St., New York, NY 10003
Cost: $ 35 per person - SOLD OUT
EVENT IS CURRENTLY SOLD OUT - TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.
What: An opportunity to sample a dozen hand-selected Argentinean wines with some delicious accompanying food including Short Rib Empanadas with Chimichurri Sauce, Mushroom Risotto Cakes with Truffled Mascarpone Mousse, and Shrimp Skewers with Squash Butter. Presentation given by Master Sommelier Keith Goldston.
Recently listed on Eater as one of "The Top 10 Neighborhood Gamechangers Coming This Fall" to New York City. Opening only in late October 2011, Corkbuzz Wine Studio is the ‘baby’ of Master Sommelier Laura Maniec. It hosts a wine bar, a wine school, and a private event space all focusing on the enjoyment and appreciation of wine and is “… a destination where you can hang out with your friends, and meet new friends… the place where you’ll always feel welcome, and never intimidated.” Be one of the first to checkout this new wine-centric hotspot with the Wines of Argentina Master Class. More about the venue at http://www.corkbuzz.com/
About Master Sommelier Keith Goldston
In March 2001 Keith Goldston became America's 47th Master Sommelier. He is the proud recipient of the illustrious Krug Cup trophy, passing all three parts of the exam (theory, tasting and practical), on the first attempt. Although Keith is currently one of the world's youngest Master Sommeliers, he brings with him more than 20 years experience working for a variety of prestigious and award winning restaurants & wineries including Domaine Chandon, Masa's, Spago, and Picasso. Wine Spectator has called Keith “a wizard at matching food with interesting wines”.
Keith loves to educate and lecture and over the last few years he has had the privilege to teach over 1,500 students. Keith has been lucky enough to return to his hometown Napa and teach classes at COPIA & the Culinary Institute of America plus travel to exotic locations such as Seoul where he lectured at the Korean Wine Academy and represented the U.S.A. as a wine judge in Korea’s first international wine competition. In 2006 Keith packed his bags for India to help with the opening of India’s first wine bar, “The Tasting Room” in Mumbai as well as providing staff training for India’s top two hotel groups, the Taj and Oberoi. Keith is a regular fixture at the Court of Master Sommeliers Courses, teaching and testing aspiring sommeliers in the ways and standards of the Court. In the past he has been seen spreading the word of wine at UNLV, Crystal Cruises and Celebrity Cruises. Keith has also formed Vino Monkey Productions, a production company with a focus on wine and also worked with Wooden Trellis Productions to create a wine-centric television show.
Pulenta Estate Malbec Rosé (Mendoza)
Bodega Lurton Torrontés (Salta)
Tapiz ‘Zolo’ Torrontés (La Rioja)
Benegas ‘Clara Benegas’ Chardonnay (Mendoza)
Trivento Reserva Pinot Noir (Mendoza)
Valle de la Puerta ‘La Puerta’ Reserva Bonarda (La Rioja)
Finca El Origen Reserva Malbec (Mendoza)
Vistalba ‘Tomero’ Malbec (Mendoza)
Luigi Bosca Malbec ‘DOC’ Single Vineyard (Mendoza)
Riglos ‘Gran Corte’ (Malbec blend) (Mendoza)
Viňa Cobos Bramare ‘Marchiori Vineyard’ Malbec (Mendoza)
Zuccardi ‘Malamado’ Late Harvest Malbec