Art de Vivre

Wine Tour de France 2021

Series kicks off March 25

Join wine experts for a series of virtual masterclass tastings featuring some of France’s most prestigious wines. The series starts with Champagne and continues with stops in Bordeaux and Burgundy, before culminating with a festive summer celebration of wine and music.

Virtual Wine Tasting

Better with Champagne:
An Effervescent Tasting with Ariel Arce

Thursday, March 25, 2021
6:30pm ET

Online • In English • 60 min

Wine Tour de France 2021 kicks off with a Champagne and cheese tasting and masterclass. Ariel Arce, named the “Champagne Empress of Greenwich Village” by The New York Times, traces the evolution of Champagne and its most popular iteration: the Traditional Blended Brut.

Virtual Wine Tasting

Big Macs & Burgundy: Unusual Pairings for Exceptional Wines

Thursday, May 20, 2021
6:30pm ET

LIVE Online • In English

Vanessa Price, co-author of Big Macs & Burgundy, will examine the bolder side of Burgundy during this illuminating evening of surprising and indulgent pairings. Price will be joined by Nicole Muscari, wine advisor from Vivant, and Yannick Benjamin, Head Sommelier of The University Club.

Virtual Wine Tasting

Bordeaux Tasting: Pierre Lurton Unveils Château Marjosse’s Secret Cuvées

Thursday, June 24, 2021
6pm ET

Online • In English

Moderated by Susan Kostrzewa, Editor-in-Chief of Wine Enthusiast

Pierre Lurton has owned and cultivated Château Marjosse since 1991. A member of one of Bordeaux’s legendary winemaking families, Lurton will share his extensive knowledge of the region and lead a tasting of selections from his Anthology Wine Collection.