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Bring on the bubbly! Last year, my friend and CitySip founder, Blaine Ashley, organized New York’s first-ever Champagne Week—and now it’s back. Bigger, better and bubblier than ever. From November 3-7, exciting events will be taking place all over the city including a Champagne and spirits cocktail competition, exclusive tastings and sparkling happy hours.
Experience boutique bubbly brands to world-class favorites during the ultimate, multi-day Champagne celebration. Get your tickets here so you can sip away and uncork all the indulgent fun! Here’s a list of NYC Champagne Week festivities you can attend:
A Complimentary Taste of Champagne Drappier
Monday, November 3rd | 8-10 pm | Vin Sur Vingt NoMad
Kick off the Second Annual New York Champagne Week in high-style with Founder, Blaine Ashley, and Champagne Drappier. Enjoy a complimentary glass of Champagne Drappier’s impressive 15-liter, $4500 bottle of bubbly! Various Champagne Week specials will also be available.
Flight Night at The Bubble Lounge
Thursday, November 6th | 7-10pm | The Bubble Lounge
Join the iconic Bubble Lounge in Tribeca for a special New York Champagne Week Flight Night. For just $50, guests will enjoy Champagne Cocktails paired perfectly with an appetizer, a flute of Nicolas Feuillatte Brut Reserve with a small plate pairing, and a glass of Nicolas Feuillatte’s Demi-Sec Rose with dessert.
The Bubble Bash at The Hotel Americano
Friday, November 7th | 9pm-12am | The Hotel Americano’s El Privado Lounge
At this ultimate closing bash, enjoy Aperitif-style Champagne Cocktails featuring Lillet and Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur, unlimited Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte Brut Reserve and Brut Rose by the magnum bar, passed hors d’oeuvres, and a sultry soundtrack. In a second room, guests will find a Hudson Whiskey Champagne Punch and Cocktail den with more food and fun times. Tickets are $65/person, get them here.
Stay connected to all the bubble-filled happenings on Facebook and Twitter. Hope to see you there. Sante!
Image courtesy of real-champagne.com
It’s time to get into the holiday spirit. And there’s no better way than to set sail for The Village Voice Holiday Spirits 2nd Annual Tasting Event on November 20th.
During this three-hour booze cruise, partygoers can sip spirits, wine, and specialty holiday cocktails from more than 30 distilleries and wineries in New York City and beyond—including Brooklyn Gin, Tanteo Tequila, Brooklyn Winery, Cooperstown Distillery, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, Owney’s Original, Breuckelen Distilling, Catskill Distilling Company, and many more.
This festive fête also includes a voyage around New York Harbor, complete with dazzling skyline views, tasty hors d’oeuvres, and a soundtrack from DJ Tim Martell along with a live jazz quartet.
VIP and General Admission tickets on sale now! Don’t miss your chance to join the fun-filled festivities. Holiday Spirits will take over the Hornblower Infinity Cruise Ship from 6-9pm (boarding begins at 5:30pm at Pier 40 @ West Houston Street).
Purchase your tickets here and use promo code EAT for $10 off!
Image courtesy of The Village Voice