Seminars are held Upstairs in the Wine Shop starting at 11:30am:
Seating for seminars is limited to 50 people.
For your convenience, seminars will be repeated throughout the day.
Festival Seminars all day:
11:30 and 2:30 “Sipping with Sweet and Savory”
Certified Sommelier Lorraine Hems will provide pairing tips using great bites from RIT Brick City Catering and Casa Larga wines. You will be amazed at not only what Lorraine knows, but what she is going to share!
12:30 and 4:30 “Germany to New York, Ice Wine Will Travel” -
Certified Sommelier Holly Howell will discuss the German Connection and the wines in New York. Don’t miss this chance for a close encounter with Holly!
1:30 and 3:30 “ Ice Wine Rules “
Certified Sommelier Thomas Belelieu and Ryan Baldick will lead the discussion on the differences between Ice wines and everything else that thinks its an ice wine! Become an expert on the differences with the experts!
5:30 – New York State Ice Wine and Culinary Festival Closing Ceremonies!
Join Holly Howell, Lorraine Hems, Thomas Belelieu, Ryan Baldick and Cathy Fabretti in the Retail Store Tasting Bar for the closing Festival Ceremonies and of course, with the winning cocktail.
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