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Corkbuzz Restaurant & Wine Bar

Corkbuzz Restaurant & Wine Bar

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Union Square, New York, New York
(95 Reviews)

Corkbuzz Restaurant and Wine Bar is located in NYC's Union Square. Our menu is built for guests to experience the magic of a perfect food and wine pairing.

Corkbuzz is guided by a simple philosophy: wine is meant to be enjoyed. Co-founder and Master Sommelier Laura Maniec views herself less as the proprietor of a wine bar and more as the enthusiastic host of a never-ending dinner party. Her humble approach is inspired by rich memories of family gatherings filled with laughter and storytelling (and wine, of course).

Maniec and the entire Corkbuzz Staff are generous with their knowledge, welcoming every chance to deepen someone’s appreciation for wine. The classes are unique and engaging. The wine selection is dynamic, smart and approachable. The food is deeply satisfying and built for guests to experience the magic of a perfect pairing. Corkbuzz offers the wine enthusiast and the adventurous novice a chance to experience one of life’s great, intangible treasures: discovery.

Reviews of Corkbuzz Restaurant & Wine Bar

(95 Reviews)
Intro to Blind Tasting

2/22/2019
Randi P.

Attended: Intro to Blind Tasting


Thoughtful presentation and thorough education. Great class for a beginner.

Intro to Blind Tasting

1/2/2019
Anonymous

Attended: Intro to Blind Tasting


Very informative. Enjoyed the atmosphere and instructor was fun and knowledgeable.

Whiskeys of the World

12/31/2018
Richard S.

Attended: Whiskeys of the World


Enjoyed the whiskey selection but think the teacher was wrong or uninformed on several points.

All About Bubbles

12/30/2018
Anonymous

Attended: All About Bubbles


Great course, very interesting and informative. Great wines as well :-) Sommelier got distracted too easily by questions, getting off topic, but very knowledgeable.

Whiskeys of the World

12/24/2018
Chelsea S.

Attended: Whiskeys of the World


Could have been amazing but didn't really learn much. The whiskey selection was clever but too much historical details and not enough what we should look for in a whiskey. Teacher was a nice guy, but didn't answer the questions. I asked about triple distilled as was on one of the forms, but he didn't understand or elaborate. I would recommend the restaurant, but not the actual class.

A Tour of France

10/25/2018
Anonymous

Attended: A Tour of France


Instructor let himself get distracted by two people asking redundant questions he had previously answered. The result was that we had to cover the 6 wines in 30 minutes instead of 90 minutes. Didn't feel like we learned anything insightful / applicable to the next time we try the wines. Could have asked them to save their questions for after the session.

IDK Tonight Whiskey Tasting for Couples

10/20/2018
Anonymous

Attended: IDK Tonight Whiskey Tasting for Couples


Had a good time and learned a lot.

Wine 101 @ USQ

9/26/2018
Anonymous

Attended: Wine 101 @ USQ


Great wines, good content, but the place was too loud we couldnt hear the teacher

All About Bubbles

7/19/2018
Kathryn-Elizabeth V.

Attended: All About Bubbles


Thoughtful selection.

Blind Tasting Workshop: Class Six

6/27/2018
Malkunsam L.

Attended: Blind Tasting Workshop: Class Six


I thought that it would be a lesson for beginners so I did not understand the most but it was a good introduction for us to know about wine:) Thank you!

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13 E 13th St, New York, New York 10003
Corkbuzz Restaurant & Wine Bar
Union Square, Manhattan
13 E 13th St
Btwn 5th Ave & University Pl
New York, New York 10003

Upcoming Classes at Corkbuzz Restaurant & Wine Bar

Wine 101 @ CMKT
Wine 101 @ CMKT
Next start date:

Wednesday Sep 25th, 6:30pm - 8pm

A Tour of Spain
A Tour of Spain
Next start date:

Sunday Sep 29th, 6:30pm - 8pm

All About Bubbles
All About Bubbles
Next start date:

Monday Sep 30th, 6:30pm - 8pm

A Tour of Germany & Austria
A Tour of Germany & Austria
Next start date:

Sunday Oct 6th, 2pm - 3:30pm

Burgundy for Beginners
Burgundy for Beginners
Next start date:

Sunday Oct 6th, 7pm - 8:30pm

Intro to Blind Tasting
Intro to Blind Tasting
Next start date:

Saturday Sep 28th, 2pm - 3:30pm

The South Africa Experience
The South Africa Experience
Next start date:

Sunday Oct 13th, 6pm - 7:30pm

Napa vs. Bordeaux
Napa vs. Bordeaux
Next start date:

Sunday Oct 13th, 7pm - 8:30pm

An In Depth Guide to Loire Valley
An In Depth Guide to Loire Valley
Next start date:

Monday Oct 14th, 6:30pm - 8pm

Raid The Cellar with An Ms-Tuscany
Raid The Cellar with An Ms-Tuscany
Next start date:

Thursday Oct 17th, 6:30pm - 8pm

In-Depth Producer Study - Burgundy
In-Depth Producer Study - Burgundy
Next start date:

Saturday Oct 19th, 2pm - 3:30pm

Wine 101 @ USQ
Wine 101 @ USQ
Next start date:

Sunday Oct 20th, 2pm - 3:30pm

All About Orange Wines
All About Orange Wines
Next start date:

Wednesday Oct 23rd, 6:30pm - 8pm

A Tour of France
A Tour of France
Next start date:

Sunday Oct 27th, 6:30pm - 8pm

Old World vs New World: Pinot Noir
Old World vs New World: Pinot Noir
Next start date:

Monday Oct 28th, 6:30pm - 8pm

Teachers at Corkbuzz Restaurant & Wine Bar

Abraham Zarate Amber Rill Amber Rill & Andrew McFetridge Andrew McFetridge Antonio Benanti Brittany Hoffman Cat Stephani Charles Springfield Charles . Chris Raftery Danielle Rothman, Rothbyrns Creative Dorian Salas Emma Jake Neumann Jason Haas Jason & Christina Wise Kelli White Kerin Bembry Kristina Schiro Laura Maniec Laura Fiorvanti Laura Maniec & Stetson Robbins Max Tierno Nora Guthrie Roco Winery Ryan Totman Troy and Gabriella
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