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U.S. Wine Events

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Upcoming Events

James Suckling’s Great Wines of the World 2024

June 5-6, 2024 • New York, NY

Discover magnificent wines and meet the producers from more than 350 of the best wineries from around the world. Producers will show their top two wines, all selected and rated by internationally acclaimed wine critic James Suckling with 90 points or more.

Next Date To Be Determined

Hospices du Rhône

April 25-27, 2024 • Paso Robles, CA

Biannual event that gathers an international community to celebrate Rhône wines and winemakers.  Wine tastings featuring over 150 international Rhône producers, seminars on the forefront of Rhône thinking, an exclusive live auction, delicious meals paired with Rhône wines, and above all – serious fun! 


La Paulée

Last held 3/24 • Los Angeles, CA

Daniel Johnnes’ renowned four-day Burgundy event during which guests sample current releases as well as older vintages that come from the most popular domaines along with food pairings prepared by some of the world’s finest chefs.


Slow Wine USA Tour

Last held 3/24 • Washington, DC; New York, NY; Austin, TX; Denver, CO; San Francisco, CA

A walk-around tasting of over 70 Italian wine producers during which various factors of the wine and wineries are analyzed including wine quality, typicity and adherence to terroir, value for money, environmental sensitivity and ecologically sustainable viticultural practices.


Barolo and Barbaresco World Opening

Last held 3/24 • New York, NY
The Consorzio di Barolo and Barbaresco is hosting the inaugural launch of the new vintages (2020 and 2021, respectively) with a grand tasting and gala dinner featuring 200+ top producers from these regions.


La Festa del Barolo

Last held 2/24 • New York, NY and Virtual

Hosted by Antonio Galloni of Vinous Media, this gala dinner and tastings showcase the wines of Barolo, personally provided by the proprietors of 15 top Barolo estates.


Gambero Rosso’s Tre Bicchieri USA Tour

Last held 2/24 • Chicago, IL; New York, NY; Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA

Open to the media, trade, and “Italian wine collectors,” a showcase of only the Italian wines that have won the coveted “Tre Bicchiere” recognition.


La Tablée

Last held 12/23 • New York, NY

A celebration of the wines of the Rhone Valley, north and south, featuring ~15 top producers and a series of events.  The term La Tablée originates in the village of Ampuis in Côte-Rôtie and denotes the meal celebrating the end of the harvest (similar to Burgundy’s La Paulée).


Wine Spectator’s New York Wine Experience

Last held 10/23 • New York, NY
A three-day event during which tastings of the world’s best wines are conducted by the estates’ owners and winemakers themselves along with food pairings and a black-tie gala.


Peter Liem’s La Fête du Champagne

Last held 10/23 • New York, NY

Features a Grand Tasting of 30+ top producers of Champagne, a series of highly-focused seminars presented by the industry’s leading experts, two exclusive dinners, and a Gala Dinner prepared by a team of top chefs led by Chef Daniel Boulud, to which guests bring treasured bottles of Champagne to share with winemakers, like-minded collectors, and sommeliers.


James Suckling’s Great Wines of Italy 2023

Last held 9/23 •  New York, NY
A chance to meet the people and taste the wines of more than 200 top producers from Italy, all selected by James Suckling himself and pouring wines scoring 92 points or more.


International Pinot Noir Celebration (“IPNC”)

Last held 7/23 • McMinnville, OR
A three-day event during which Pinot Noir from around the world is paired with northwest cuisine.


Wine Spectator Grand Tour

Last held 4/23 • Hollywood, FL; Chicago, IL; Las Vegas, NV
More than two hundred of the world’s finest wineries pouring one of their best wines at each stop.


Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux

Last held 1/24 • Various dates and cities
Traveling tour featuring dozens of the top Bordeaux chateaux tasting the most recent vintage (2020), with tickets for the public generally available from a local retail partner.



Postponed and Rescheduling • New York, NY
Grand Tasting and Gala Dinner with owners and proprietors of 24 of Bordeaux’s top chateaux.



Last held 1/19 • New York, NY
Join Rieslingfeier winemakers, critics, and noted sommeliers for a German wine dinner and other events where the winemakers bring rare, back-vintage bottles directly from their cellar.


James Suckling’s Great Wines of the Andes

Last held 9/19 • San Francisco, CA; Chicago, IL; New York, NY; Miami, FL
Discover magnificent wines and meet the producers from more than 50 of the best Argentine and Chilean wineries. Producers will show their top two wines, all selected and rated by internationally acclaimed wine critic James Suckling with 90 points or more.


Robert Parker’s Matter of Taste

Last held 4/22 • New York, NY
The ultimate insider wine experience, Matter of Taste combines a series of expert Master Classes as well as an exclusive Grand Walkabout Tasting featuring more than 300 “Reviewers’ Choice” icon wines of the world, all rated 93 points or higher.

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Expected in May 2024


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