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Natural Winemaker’s Week Feb 28 – March 6, NYC

Jenny & François Selections is pleased to announce the 2013 Natural Winemakers’ Week, February 28- March 6, 2013!

Fourteen natural, organic and biodynamic winemakers from France, Italy, and Oregon are coming to NYC for a week of wine dinners, classes and free tastings.

Set your tweets to hashtag #nww13!

Winemakers coming:

Loup Blanc (Languedoc), Rimbert (Languedoc), Patience (Languedoc), Chemins de Bassac (Languedoc), Domaine des 2 Anes (Languedoc), Clos Siguier (Cahors, France), Grange Tiphaine (Loire), Guillot-Broux (Burgundy), Tire Pe (Bordeaux), Bosco Falconeria (Sicily), Ca’ dei Zago (Veneto), Poggiosecco (Tuscany), Podere Canetta (Tuscany), Montebruno (Oregon)

Schedule of events: (more events TBA, please visit http://www.jennyandfrancois.com/nww13/ for updates)

Thursday, February 28th

5-7pm West Side Wine: 481 Columbus Ave, NYC (212) 874-2900. Free tasting with Magali Terrier of Domaine des 2 Anes, Languedoc, France.

Saturday, March 2nd:

2-5pm: Astor Center Grand Tasting (upstairs) 399 Lafayette St.@4th St., (212) 674-7501. Meet 14 winemakers and taste over 30 wines. $25 general admission, $35 includes three 30-minute limited seating seminars. Buy tickets at : www.astorcenternyc.com. This event sells out quickly!

Sunday March 3rd:

1-3pm: Free prosecco tasting with Ca’ dei Zago at Frankly Wines, 66 West Broadway, NYC, (212) 346-9544
3:30-5pm: Corkbuzz wine studio, 13 E. 13th Street, NYC (646) 873-6071. Tasting and class led by Laura Maniec, master sommelier, with Emmanuel Guillot-Broux (Burgundy), Jean-Marie Rimbert (Languedoc), and Damien Delecheneu (Domaine la Grange Tiphaine from the Loire Valley). Buy tickets at www.corkbuzz.com
5-7pm: Free wine tasting at Appellation Wine and Spirits
7:30: Winemaker dinner at The Green Table: Chelsea Market, 75 9th Ave, NYC (212) 741-6623, $115, Reservations required – buy tickets here.

Monday March 4th:

10am-5pm: Jenny & François Portfolio Tasting (trade & press only – please RSVP) call (646) 775-6400 or email: info@jennyandfrancois.com , 287 Spring Street between Hudson and Varick. (NOTE THAT THIS IS A NEW LOCATION, NOT AT THE SMITH RESTAURANT)

Tuesday March 5th:

8pm-12am: Party at the Ides Bar at Wythe Hotel, 80 Wythe Ave., Brooklyn, (718) 460-8000. Featuring all the winemakers, 20 wines by the glass, a DJ, and a killer view of the Manhattan skyline.

Wednesday March 6th:

6-8pm: Free wine tasting at Fermented Grapes, 651 Vanderbilt Ave., Brooklyn, (718) 230-3216
8pm: Winemaker dinner at The Farm on Adderley: 1108 Cortelyou Road, Brooklyn, (718) 287-3101. Reservations required, email thefarmonadderleyevents@gmail.com.