Tuesday, October 12, 2010


British wine expert Oz Clarke will be touring the New York state wine country, discussing local New York wines, as well as wines from around the world. He's one of the sharpest wine writers I have ever met. Dashing, funny, incredibly knowledgable, and absolutely entertaining. Don't miss these three opportunities!

Sunday, Oct 17, 2-4:00 p.m.
Bedell Cellars (North Fork Long Island)

"Wine & Words" with Oz ClarkeBedell Cellars Welcomes World-Renowned Wine Writer, Oz Clarke. The internationally acclaimed author of numerous wine books, including the newly published Let Me Tell You About Wine, will give a talk entitled, “Wine & Words -- What It Takes To Be a Taster,” while attendees taste Bedell wines. Oz will then take questions from the audience and sign copies of his books. This is a rare opportunity to interact with one of the giants of the field. Admission is free but space is limited, reservations are required. More info >

Tuesday, Oct 19, 5-6:00 p.m.
Culinary Institute of America (Hyde Park, NY)

Book Signing
Following a private lecture and tasting with professor Steven Kolpan’s wine studies class, Oz Clarke will be available to sign books and mingle with students and the local community at the Culinary Institute of America Craig Claiborne Bookstore. Copies of Let Me Tell You About Wine, Oz Clarke: Grapes & Wines, and his indispensable Pocket Wine Guide 2011 will be available for purchase. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, Oct 20, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
New York Wine and Culinary Center (Finger Lakes)

An Evening with Oz Clarke: Guided Wine Tasting Class and Book Signing
Oz Clarke is renowned for his lively, accessible approach to wine. Join him for a sparkling wine reception, guided wine tasting class and book signing to celebrate his new book, Let Me Tell You About Wine. The New York Wine & Culinary Center will be Clarke’s only stop in Western New York during his US book tour. Each participant will receive a copy of Let Me Tell You About Wine upon arrival. Both novices and wine experts alike will appreciate learning from this master taster and writer. Tickets are required for this event.