I recently attended the Uncorked: NY Festival, a sensory wine tasting experience, at Metropolitan Pavilion. It was Uncorked NY Wine Festivals’ first event in NY, and it hosted over 50 wineries with over 100 wines to taste. I enjoyed trying wines from Marcel, Boedecker Cellars, Proud Pour, Bauhouse Wine, Gramona, and Taittinger, among other brands. The event had such a great set-up, organized by wine category. Some brands had their wines available for purchase for a half case or a whole case. Additionally, there was food available for purchase. I was glad to see food vendors at the event such as Murray Cheese, Tres Carnes, and Red Table Catering. Häagen-Dazs participated there as well by giving attendees free individual serving ice cream cups.
Another great aspect of the event was the entertainment. There was a lively DJ and an interactive 360 degree view photo booth to truly have an immersive experience. Everyone had a great time dancing and being at the center of the action with intriguing photos.
Uncorked Wine Festivals’ events previously did well in cities such as LA, San Diego, and Phoenix so it’s great to see that NY is now part of the successful roster. I look forward to attending Uncorked: NY Fest next year and interacting with more wineries!