TO WOO YOUR VALENTINE, PAIR SWEETS WITH WINE OR SPIRITS!

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Event:
TO WOO YOUR VALENTINE, PAIR SWEETS WITH WINE OR SPIRITS!
Start:
January 26, 2017 6:30 pm
End:
January 26, 2017 8:00 pm
Updated:
December 14, 2016
Venue:
Le Du's Wines
Address:
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600 Washington St., New York, 10014, United States

AT OUT PROFESSIONALS’ WINE CLUB, AN AWARD-WINNING SOMMELIER OFFERS CLASSIC PAIRINGS WITH LI-LAC CHOCOLATES.

On Thursday, January 26, Out Professionals welcomes Members and friends to Le Du’s Wines, the West Village wine shop rated Number One in New York City by Zagat.

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Which wines and spirits pair well with chocolate? At this Valentine’s edition of the Out Professionals Wine Club, the shop’s founder, James Beard Award-winning sommelier Jean-Luc Le Du, walks you through six classic pairings.

Doors open at 6 p.m. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., commentary accompanies generous tastings of six distinctive offerings:

  • Domaine des Billards Saint Amour 2014 (Beaujolais Cru)
  • Domaine de L’Aurage Cotes de Castillon 2012 (Bordeaux)
  • Domaine du Grapillon d’Or 1806 Gigondas 2014 (Southern Rhone)
  • Quivira Zinfandel Dry Creek Valley 2012 (Sonoma County, California)
  • Banyuls Domaine de la Casa Blanca 1993 (Languedoc; Dessert Wine)
  • Evan Williams Single-Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon (Whiskey, Aged 10 Years)

Each selection is paired with hand-crafted chocolates from Li-Lac, Manhattan’s oldest chocolate house, founded in 1923.

The evening is designed to offer ample time for relaxed networking with other Out Professionals Members and guests.

 

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WHERE

Le Du’s Wines, 600 Washington Street, between Morton and Leroy Streets in the West Village. Subway: A/C/E, B/D/F/M to West 4th Street; 1 to Houston Street; PATH to Christopher Street.

WHAT’S UP

Doors open for check-in at 6:00 p.m. From 6:30 p.m. sharp to 8:00 p.m., tastings and commentary on innovative pairings. Attendees enjoy a 5% percent discount on individual bottles, 15% on a case.

ADMISSION

Nonmember, $69. Dues-paying OP Member, $59. Space limited; safest to register in advance. Pre-registration closes at noon on Thursday, Jan. 26. Pocket a copy of your online receipt; thanks!

IT PAYS TO BE AN OP MEMBER!

A 12-month Individual Out Professionals Membership (new or renewal, your own or a gift) PLUS guaranteed admission for one to tonight’s edition of OP’s Wine Club, just $100. And remember, that buys you a year’s worth of low-cost or no-cost networking and socializing! Order here.

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