Free Tastings (Week of 5/15/13)

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Poland vs. Spain

A spirited contest between quality Polish vodka and a 2,000-year-old Spanish liqueur recipe. Come by and judge the winner for yourself!

Luksusowa 80° Potato Vodka
Licor Cuarenta y Tres 43 


Thursday May 16, 2013 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Domaine de Canton

Fresh Vietnamese ginger blended with eau de vie gives Domaine de Canton a sweet and spicy character, lovely on the rocks with a lemon wedge or splashed with sparkling wine. Come try this exotic elixir at Astor tonight.

Domaine de Canton Ginger Liqueur 


Künstler Estate

The dry Riesling is impressive enough – but once you taste Künstler’s Pinot Noir, you’ll be hooked. Try these two incredible German wines this Thursday at Astor.

Estate Dry Riesling, Künstler
Pinot Noir “Tradition”, Künstler – 2009 


Weingut Keller Riesling

We’re pouring two dry Rieslings from a fantastic producer! Drop by the store Thursday night for a taste.

Riesling Trocken “Von der Fels, Weingut Keller – 2011 
Riesling Trocken, Weingut Keller – 2012 


Friday, May 17, 2013 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Jakob-Kühn Riesling

Riesling Trocken “Quartzit,” Jakob-Kühn – 2011 25028
Stock & Stein Riesling Trocken, Jakob-Kühn – 2011 25932

Spater-Veit Tasting

Riesling Kabinett Piesporter Goldtröpfchen, Später-Veit – 2010 
Riesling Spätlese Piesporter Goldtröpfchen, Später-Veit – 2010 


Great King Street Scotch

Astoundingly good blended whiskies, free this Friday at Astor. Not a bad way to start your weekend.

Compass Box Great King St. Blended Whisky 
Great King Street, New York Blend 


Saturday May 18, 2013 3:00pm to 5:00pm


Astor is pleased to host Armorik offered directly from the owner himself. Come taste and get your whiskey geek on.

Armorik Breton Single Malt Whisky


Explore German Wines

Enkircher Batterieberg Riesling, Immich-Batterieberg – 2011
Riesling Kabinett Bochnauer, Schäfer-Frölich – 2011