Aw, Shucks: A Hands-On Oyster Primer

Thursday, Feb 6 6:30 PM – Click here for tickets!

From oyster flavor profiles to beverage pairings—this class covers all you need to know about one of the most romantic food pairings. You’ll taste bright and sumptuous wines that compliment these briny beauties before getting down to business and shucking your own oysters.

Classes are 2 hours long, including a Q&A session with Astor Center Instructors, Crystal & Laura Atbashian.

What you can expect:

6 Varieties of oysters for tasting
6 Oysters for hands-on shucking
4 Tasting pours of wines to pair with your oysters
A 20% discount on all wines tasted to use in-store after class

What you will learn:

+ Techniques for tasting and assessing wines
+ What to consider when pairing wine with oysters
+ How terroir and harvesting methods affect oysters
+ How to shuck oysters
+ Classic and daring wine choices for oyster pairings

Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Style: Hands-on Workshop & Guided Tasting
Food Served: Oysters
Good for: Oyster shucking class NYC, NYC events, Food & wine class

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What people are saying about this instructor:

“Loved the class! The instructor was awesome and I left having learned exactly what I had hoped to learn.”