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You could sample a new Spanish wine every night of the year and still not experience all the variety that this country produces. Each region has their own specialty. Rioja creates smoky, earthy, subtle reds with the Tempranillo grape, while the Priorat region makes rich, dense, powerful reds from the Garnacha variety. The Ribera del Duero also employs...

$90
F.   Jan 9th, 7pm
All levels
(27)
Friday January 9 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $90
Friday February 6 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $90
Saturday March 28 5pm - 7pm 1 Session $90
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The Wine 101 class promises, at a minimum, you will taste a dozen unique wines, sample artisanal cheeses from Murray's Cheese, and leave with a keen sense of what makes wines different along with a better understanding of not only what you like, but also why you like it. While that may seem sufficient for two hours, we aim for more. In this, one of...

$90
Sa.   Jan 17th, 5pm
All levels
(27)
Saturday January 17 5pm - 7pm 1 Session $90
Thursday January 22 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $90
Saturday February 7 5pm - 7pm 1 Session $90
Friday February 13 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $90
Saturday February 21 5pm - 7pm 1 Session $90
Thursday March 5 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $90
Saturday March 7 5pm - 7pm 1 Session $90
Friday March 13 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $90
Saturday March 21 5pm - 7pm 1 Session $90
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French wines ooze intimidation; the language, no grape listed anywhere in sight, countless vineyards and producers, and all this at often exorbitant prices. Yet even in the face of these apparent obstacles, France is worthy of our attention. Why? Simply because they still continue to create so many of the world’s most intriguing, exotic, and individualistic...

$90
F.   Jan 16th, 7pm
All levels
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Friday January 16 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $90
Saturday February 28 5pm - 7pm 1 Session $90
Friday March 27 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $90
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Even though white wines can be as "serious" and as complex as their counterparts in rouge, reds beckon to us in ways whites often do not, and I, too, fall prey as much as anyone to this call. If you welcome the bite of winter solely to find guilt-free solace in a rich, peppery Shiraz, or if you can find succor in a glass of red at day's end, never...

$90
Sa.   Jan 24th, 5pm
All levels
(27)
Saturday January 24 5pm - 7pm 1 Session $90
Friday February 27 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $90
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Without question, Italy provides a staggering percentage of the world's most distinctive and exalted wines. In addition, the sheer breadth of styles they produce is equally impressive. From the minerally perfumed whites of the Tre Venezie and Val d'Aosta to the dark, powerful reds of Sicily and Campania, this country continues to be a formidable force...

$90
Th.   Feb 12th, 7pm
All levels
(27)
Thursday February 12 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $90
Friday March 6 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $90
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Our two favorite flavors, together at last. We’ll taste six different chocolates with dry and sweet wines, and talk about how to make great pairings on your own. You’ll get:Tasting-size pours of 6 or 7 wines or spiritsSmall bites like crackers, cheese, fruit, and nuts as palate cleansersAlessi Grissini Torinesi BreadsticksVoss Artesian WaterPrinted...

$75
T.   Jan 27th, 6:30pm
All levels
(18)

The showdown you’ve been waiting for. Taste Cabernet-based wines from these two regions and vote for your favorite. Whose wines will reign supreme? You’ll get:Tasting-size pours of 6 or 7 wines or spiritsSmall bites like crackers, cheese, fruit, and nuts as palate cleansersAlessi Grissini Torinesi BreadsticksVoss Artesian WaterPrinted handouts...

$60
W.   Feb 4th, 6:30pm
All levels
(18)

The secrets of the sommelier revealed! We’ll teach you how to train your palate to judge grape, region, and age without sneaking a peek at the label. You’ll get:Tasting-size pours of 6 or 7 wines or spiritsSmall bites like crackers, cheese, fruit, and nuts as palate cleansersAlessi Grissini Torinesi BreadsticksVoss Artesian WaterPrinted handouts...

$60
T.   Jan 13th, 6:30pm
All levels
(18)

Taste every single expression of Van Winkle whiskey, and learn about how they're made and what makes them so coveted.Featuring:Old Rip Van Winkle 10yrVan Winkle Special Reserve 12yrVan Winkle Family Reserve Rye 13yrPappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve 15yrPappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve 20yrPappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve 23yrYou’ll get:Tasting-size...

$500
Th.   Feb 19th, 6:30pm
All levels
(18)

Join us on a tasting tour with comedian and tour guide extraordinaire, Curt Upton, and our resident wine expert, David Hunter. We’ll sample our favorite Chelsea Market foods with wine pairings. You’ll get:Tasting-size pours of 6 or 7 wines or spiritsSmall bites like crackers, cheese, fruit, and nuts as palate cleansersAlessi Grissini Torinesi BreadsticksVoss...

$100
W.   Feb 11th, 6:30pm
All levels
(18)

We’re teaming up with the folks at Stinky Bklyn to present this awesome pairing class on what to serve your dinner guests after the main course is finished. So many options you might opt for an artisanal cheese course with fortified wines from the region, you may choose locally-sourced handmade sweets with a delicious dessert wine or you may...

$40
Th.   Dec 18th, 7pm
All levels
(9)

Back Label and Stinky Bklyn are teaming up again to present this awesome food and wine pairing event where you’ll learn all about what to serve with everything from Christmas cookies to fruitcake! Santa will be so happy you did. Come and celebrate the holiday season with us.

$40
F.   Dec 19th, 7pm
All levels
(9)

You know you wish you had a glass of Pinot right now. So join our own education director, Doug Wedding, for this tasting odyssey through a wide selection of world-famous Pinot Noir-centric wine regions from the grape’s birthplace in Burgundy to Oregon’s Willamette Valley and all points in between.  You’ll learn all about how different terroirs...

$40
W.   Jan 7th, 7pm
All levels
(9)

Back Label Wine Merchants and Stinky Bklyn are teaming up again to offer this exciting pairing class on the delicacies and beverages that come to us from across the pond in Scotland, Ireland and England. From this class you will taste some delicious samples of UK cuisine along with the classic spirits and aperitifs that go with them and learn...

$40
Th.   Jan 15th, 7pm
All levels
(9)

Whisk(e)y lovers, listen up! Join us at for this one-of-a-kind spirits class. Our resident spirits expert Allison Klug will be your guide for this exploration of the symbiotic relationship between whisk(e)y and peat that mossy accumulation of compressed decaying plant material that when set afire for the purposes of malting grain, miraculously infuses...

$40
Th.   Jan 8th, 7pm
All levels
(9)

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Join Back Label’s own Giancarlo Luiggi as he unveils wines in the shop that are ‘hidden’ in plain sight: wines from lesser-known regions and grape varieties that are super-tasty and can become a part of your everyday go-to list! The world of wine is vast, and there’s always something new and exciting to explore. This class will introduce...

$40
Sa.   Jan 10th, 4pm
All levels
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Join Back Label’s own education director Doug Wedding for this fun and informative tasting class as he takes the structural components of both white and red wines and breaks them down for you, in a clear and simple way, into the individual building blocks that give each wine its own unique identity. Taste like a pro. Its not as hard as it looks,...

$40
W.   Jan 14th, 7pm
All levels
(9)

At The Syrah Open, a recent EWS blind tasting, the Rhône team ran away from the competition.  The result hardly surprised us, as we have opined that the greatest expression of the Syrah grape comes from wines made in the northern Rhône.  And in the northern Rhône, where Syrah is King, no appellation is more exciting than Côte-Rôtie.For...

$330
M.   Jan 12th, 6:30pm
All levels

With apologies to the Beach Boys, the latest “coastline craze” has nothing to do with surfing and everything to do with viticulture. The vast Sonoma Coast AVA (American Viticultural Area) was established in 1987, covering more than 500,000 acres and encompassing several sub-AVAs in Sonoma County.For consumers, the important thing to note is that...

$250
M.   Jan 26th, 6:30pm
All levels

February is the month for sweet romance, so this month's school will focus on sweet champagnes - one of the oldest champagne styles and the original champagne of kings. Sample three different champagnes made with a high "dosage" (addition of sugar - you can do that in Champagne!) and learn about how this oldest of champagne styles is made. Why...

$55
Sa.   Feb 14th, 6pm
All levels
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