Save water, drink champagne. Bubbly will be in abundance starting on November 9th for the 3rd Annual New York Champagne Week. Five blissful days when you have every excuse to drink champagne. This week celebrates the champagne lifestyle by curating creative events that act as a platform for bubbly lovers to discover new brands. Get ready, because it’s about to be 5 o’clock everywhere from November 9th-13th.
You can thank founder Blaine Ashley, who brought the haute New York Champagne Week to life. From innovative tasting forums to cocktail competitions, pairing events and even a fun Champagne soirée on a yacht, the 2015 New York Champagne Week will be one to remember. Here is a curated list of haute Champagne Week events you can’t miss out on:
Champagne Happy Hour
About: Known for their stellar Champagne by the bottle selection, have the chance during New York Champagne Week to steal a taste of some of La Compagnie’s best bubbly gems at just $10 a pop (pun intended) featuring Grower Champagne selections from Henriet-Bazin, Jean Velut, Michel Loriot and Pierre Brigandant.
Date: Nov/ 10th -13th
Time: 5pm-7pm each day
Location: La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels
The Blow Your Mind Champagne Tasting
About: When was the last time you had your dose of Dom? Join, Champagne Educator Alyse Mizia for an evening of breaking down the facts of the world’s original bubbly.
This is a special chance, to taste through several of the best Champagnes around all the while up’ing your sparkling knowledge game.
Date: Nov. 11th
Location: Bottle Rocket Wine & Spirits
About: Join Brand Ambassador, Anne-Caroline Dussort for a Champagne Portfolio Tasting Class featuring boutique brand, Champagne Devaux
Date: Nov. 12th
Location: Back Label Wine Merchants
Price: $60 person
The Bubble Bash
About: Dance and sip the night away at New York Champagne Week’s official closing party bash! Hop aboard the Hornblower Hybrid Yacht and sail the high seas while sipping Champagne. This ultra fun fete will feature multiple bubbly Brut and Rosé bars, sparkling wine cocktail stations, a talented rotating set of DJs and more. The is also a $20 credit available a la UberPOOL. Code: SIPSAFE
Date: Nov. 13th
Time: 9pm- 12am
Location: Hornblower Hybrid Yacht