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!

Featuring:
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.

Featuring:
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.

Featuring:
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.

Featuring:
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

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

Spater-Veit Tasting

Featuring:
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.

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

 

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

Armorik

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

Featuring:
Armorik Breton Single Malt Whisky

 

Explore German Wines

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