Luxury Experience - The Online Resource for the Discerning Consumer
Home | Testimonials | Who We Are | Contact Us | Subscribe | Links | Media Kit
Hotels and Resorts
Chefs' Recipes
Liquor Cabinet
Wine Cellar
Music Scene
Arts and Antiques
Luxury Products
Publisher's Notes
Travel News
Site Search
Nominated for Tales of the Cocktail 2008 Spirit Award for Best Cocktail Writing

Vintage Cru Wine Tasting at The Sun Wine & Food Fest 2024, Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, CT, USA
Catena Zapata Argentio Malbec - photo by Luxury Experience
We have attended the Vintage Cru event at The Sun Wine & Food Fest at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut twice now, and it always has exceptional wines and spirits and for their 20th anniversary celebration they were especially remarkable. 
Milano Wine Week 2023 - Italian Masterclasses at Il Gattopardo, NYC, USA
Milano Wine Week 2023 - Italian Masterclass New York City
Milano Wine Week in New York City is always a highlight of the wine season. We attended two very interesting and informative International Wine Masterclasses for industry professionals at Il Gattopardo restaurant in New York City on October 11, 2023, part of the Milano Wine Week presentations (October 7-15, 2023). Wine education consisted of tasting 8 wines per Masterclass, followed by a delicious lunch buffet featuring Il Gattopardo's Southern Italian cuisine. Bellissimo!
Visiting Chamard Vineyards and Bistro, Clinton, CT, USA
Edward Nesta - Chamard Vineyard & Bistro - Flight Tasting - photo by Luxury Experience
If you live in Connecticut, or plan to be visiting, wine lovers will appreciate that the State has a vibrant Wine Trail, which deserves to be experienced. Chamard Vineyards and Bistro located in Clinton, Connecticut is the perfect place to discover the beauty and elegance of Connecticut wines. Established in 1983, they planted their first vines in 1984, and released their first wine in 1989. Today, Chamard has 20 acres of established vines on their 40-acre property, and they also have a Bistro. We always enjoy visiting Chamard Vineyards and discovering their ever-evolving wines. Cheers!
Wine Seminar with Kevin Zraly, Westchester Magazine's Wine & Food Festival 2023
Kevin Zraly at Westchester Magazine Wine & Food Festival 2023 - photo by Luxury Experience
Celebrating its 14th year in 2023, Westchester Magazine's Wine & Food Festival was a true celebration of amazing wine and spirits, as well as delectable food, chef demos, and a wine seminar by wine expert Kevin Zraly, author of the Windows On The World Complete Wine Course. When we heard that Kevin Zraly was slated to give two wine seminars on June 10, 2023, we made time in our festival schedule to attend, as we always learn something new and interesting about wine from Kevin, and there are always special wines to sample. Cheers!
NYC Spring Crush Wine & Artisanal Food Festival, NYC, NY, USA
Crush Wine New York
Its wine festival season in New York, and Luxury Experience was there to partake of the festivities during the NYC Spring Crush Wine & Artisanal Food Festival presented by Crush Wine Experiences. Held in the Grand Hall at St. Mary's in New York City's Lower East Side, oenophiles gathered to experience wines from Argentina, France, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and from the United States with wines from California and New York state. Combined with artisanal tastings, it was a perfect Saturday evening in New York City.
Slow Wine USA Tour at Eataly, NYC, NY, USA
Slow Wine  USA - photo by Luxury Experience
The 2023 USA Slow Wine Tour at Eataly NYC Downtown in New York City brought together Slow Wines from around the world, including Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Italy, and Mexico, and from California and Oregon in the United States. Produced by Colangelo and Partners and presented at Eataly NYC Downtown, it was a day of education and experiencing Slow Wines combined with excellent cuisine. Salut et Mangia Bene!
Wine Seminar with Kevin Zraly, Queen City International Wine Festival, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA
Kevin Zraly - Queen City International Wine Festival 2023
Wine education is always fun especially when the seminar is given by wine educator and award-winning author Kevin Zraly. Held as part of the 1st Annual Queen City International Wine Festival at Revel 32 in Poughkeepsie, New York, the wine seminar provided participants with the ability to learn to appreciate and look at wines in a new way. As the class involved tasting four wines, it was the perfect combination of learning while experiencing. Cheers!
Kosher Food & Wine Experience 2023, New York City, USA
Kosher Food and Wine Experience 2023
The Kosher Food & Wine Experience (KFWE) 2023 held at Chelsea Piers Pier Sixty in New York City was a sold-out event that took guests' palates on a tasty journey around the world without the need for a passport with exceptional kosher wines from Argentina, Australia, France, Israel, Italy, New Zealand, Spain, South Africa, and the United States. Produced by Royal Wine Corp. and celebrating its 17th anniversary (after a three-year hiatus), KFWE attracted almost 3,000 guests. Distilleries were also well represented, and there was a plethora of delicious food to enjoy throughout the evening, which Luxury Experience happily did!
Vintage Cru at Mohegan Sun - Sun Wine & Food Fest 2023, Uncasville, CT, USA
Vintage Cru Sun Wine & Food Fest - 2023 - photo by Luxury Experience
Vintage Cru at the Mohegan Sun - Sun Wine & Food Fest 2023 in Uncasville, Connecticut was a celebration of wine and spirits excellence and provided wine and spirits lovers with the opportunity to taste a well-curated offering of 145 wines and spirits. It was a fantastic bon vivant late afternoon of experiencing exceptional wine and spirits hosted by Celebrity Chefs Rocco DiSpirito and Christian Petroni with oysters, shrimp, pairing cheeses, and live piano music by John Lomartra. Cheers!
Ottella Wine Luncheon at Il Fiorista, NYC, NY, USA
Ottella Italian Wines - photo by Luxury Experience
I attended a wonderful Ottella Italian wine luncheon at the restaurant Il Fiorista in New York City to have a better appreciation of these outstanding wines from the Lugana region of Northern Italy. Mariano Sansone, Wine Consultant at Vias Imports, Ltd. gave an interesting presentation on the history of Ottella founded in 1905 and the four wines that paired exceptionally well with Chef Rae Kramer's exciting cuisine. Mangia bene et saluti!
Wolf & Lamb Steakhouse, NYC - Barkan Winery Food & Wine Dinner
Barkan Superieur Cabernet Sauvignon - photo by Luxury Experience
It was a spectacular evening of wine and food at the kosher restaurant, Wolf & Lamb Steakhouse located at 16 East 48th Street in Manhattan, New York learning about the excellent kosher wines from Barkan Winery in Israel presented by Barkan's Master of Wine and Head Winemaker Ido Lewinsohn. Paired with Wolf & Lamb Steakhouse's delicious food, the one-night special event dinner was a night to remember.
Wine and Food Pairing at MADE Hudson Valley Spring 2022 at City Winery
Edward Nesta - Cheers from City Winery Hudson Valley - photo by Luxury Experience
We spent a perfect Sunday afternoon at City Winery experiencing MADE Hudson Valley Spring 2022 presented by edible Hudson Valley + City Winery Hudson Valley in Montgomery, New York. Our day began with a VIP Wine Tasting and Food Pairing, followed by a private wine cellar tour, sampling delectable products from the curated artisan vendors, and listening to live music.
Malbec World Day by Wines of Argentina in New York 2022
Argentina Malbec World - 2022 - dancers - photo by Luxury Experience
The Argentine consulate and Wines of Argentina hosted Malbec World Day 2022 in New York with more than 40 wines presented to celebrate the most renowned and revered of Argentina's wines. It was a magical evening of wine tasting, traditional Argentine dancing, and learning more about the impressive expressions of Argentina's famed Malbec wine.
Wine Tasting in the Wine Cellar, Crystal Springs Resort, Hamburg, NJ, USA
Sommelier Suzanne Wagner - photo by Luxury Experience
We spent a perfect Friday afternoon in the Award-Winning Crystal Springs Wine Cellar taking a Wine Tasting class with Wine Director and Sommelier Suzanne Wagner. As the Wine Director and Sommelier Suzanne Wagner is responsible for the Wine Spectator Grand Award-Winning Wine Cellar which houses an impressive collection of 45,000 bottles of wine with a value of approximately $10 million USD.
Benvenuto Brunello 2022, New York City, USA
Benvenuto Brunello - 2022 New York City - photo by Luxury Experience
Benvenuto Brunello 2022 held in late February 2022 in New York City was a celebration of the "2022 Release of New Vintages" - Brunello di Montalcino 2017, Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2016, and Rosso di Montalcino 2020. Fifty-three wineries presented an impressive selection of 156 wines available for tasting. During an informative (and very tasty) 3-hour presentation, we learned more about the nuances of what makes Montalcino such a special wine region.
Memorable Kosher Wine Dinner at The Fulton by Jean-Georges Vongerichten, NY, USA
Herzog Wine Cellars - photo by Luxury Experience Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten's attractive restaurant, The Fulton by Jean-Georges Vongerichten, located in Manhattan, New York at Pier 17, was the stunning setting for a very special, one-night-only OU Glatt kosher wine dinner celebrating the 30-year collaboration of the Royal Wine Corporation & Edmond de Rothschild Heritage Wines. Hosted by Baroness Ariane de Rothschild & The Hertzog Family, the five-course gastronomic meal was paired with exceptional kosher wines for a memorable evening of fine dining.
Home Performances Luxury Experience Company
Destinations Hotels and Resorts Spas Restaurants Chefs' Recipes Site Map...
Liquor Cabinet Wine Cellar Music Scene Adventures Fashion Arts and Antiques
Luxury Products Publisher's Notes Awards Events Gastronomy Travel News

Luxury Experience Company
Luxury Experience - Like Us On Facebook





� � @luxurypair




All copyrights reserved, Luxury Experience Company.
44 Amogerone Crossway #1573, Greenwich, CT, 06830, USA +1.203.358.9701
Luxury Experiences, Products, Services
A Host Matters Website