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Aw, Shucks: A Hands-On Oyster Primer

at Astor Center - East Village

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East Village, Manhattan
23 E 4th St 2nd Fl
At Lafayette St
New York, New York 10003
Venue: The Study at Astor Center
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 21 and older
Average Class Size: 30

What you'll learn in this seafood class:

From oyster flavor profiles to beverage pairings—this class covers all you need to know about the perfect pairing for Valentine’s Day. You’ll taste bright and sumptuous wines that compliment these briny beauties before getting down to business and shucking your own oysters.

Classes are 2 hours long, including a Q&A session with Astor Center Instructors, Crystal Cun and Kimberly Severson.

What you can expect:
  • 6 Varieties of oysters for tasting
  • 6 Oysters for hands-on shucking
  • 4 Tasting pours of wines to pair with your oysters
What you will learn:
  • What to consider when pairing wine with oysters
  • How terroir and harvesting methods affect oysters
  • How to shuck oysters
  • Classic and daring wine choices for oyster pairings
Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Style: Hands-on Workshop & Guided Tasting
Food Served: Oysters
Good for: Wine Enthusiast, Food Pairing Education, Date Night

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Aw, Shucks: A Hands-On Oyster Primer
Reviewed by Kim on 10/17/2013
Really great information. And delicious oysters too!

School: Astor Center

Astor Center

Astor Center is an educational hub housed directly above Astor Wines & Spirits. The launch of Astor Center came in 2006, when Astor Wines & Spirits moved from its original location at Astor Place, where it had been for 50 years, to its new home in the historic De Vinne Press Building on Lafayette...

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