TUESDAY NIGHT MASTER CLASS - Marie & Olivier HORIOT explore LES RICEYS
Oct
22
5:30 PM17:30

TUESDAY NIGHT MASTER CLASS - Marie & Olivier HORIOT explore LES RICEYS

We are still forgetting that one of the most outstanding terroirs of Champagne is located far south from the famous Montagne de Reims or Côte des Blancs: Les Riceys, a complex cluster of hills and slopes nestled at the limit of the appellation, touching Burgundy. 

Famous in the 17th century thanks to the medical condition of Louis the XIV whose doctor recommended to drink Riceys as a medicine for his “goutte”, the area was renowned to produce powerful rosés, almost claret like. They were so distinctive they even got their own AOC - Rosé des Riceys on top of being able to produce of course the regional Champagne and Coteaux Champenois appellations. Yet, the potential of the area got dismissed, especially its incredible terroir diversity.

It was without counting Marie and Olivier Horiot, their fantastic energy and desire to reveal their land. In CSW John McIlwain words’: “With family roots in vine growing dating to the 1600s and a father and grandfather who sold their grapes to the cave cooperative, Olivier Horiot decided to vinify independently as well as work organically with some biodynamic methods. Blessed with established vines in distinctive terroir, Olivier initially decided to make only Rosé des Riceys and Coteaux Champenois before complementing the still wines with sparkling wines in 2004. With 8 parcels of different terroirs, Olivier decided to bottle some separately: south-facing En Valingrain’s lighter marl lends more precision and finesse, while the heavier clays and eastern and south-eastern exposure of En Barmont contribute more richness and generosity. And though Rosé des Riceys is already a somewhat esoteric wine, bottling two different cuvées shows Horiot’s commitment to terroir.” 


In 2008, he pushed the project even further with the help of two other vignerons and friends, Elise Dechannes and Arnaud Lamoureux. With the 2009 vintage, they decided to follow exactly the same protocole of viticulture and winemaking in order to highlight the terroir’s difference between their plot. All other things being equal, only the place was changing.


Tuesday night, 22nd of October, you will have the chance to taste the 4 wines produced, as well as 2 Rosés des Riceys, with Marie and Olivier leading the tasting.  It will be a fantastic chance to try to experiment the finicky ideas of minerality and terroir with very talented, special and committed vignerons!


Price and Line Up to be announced shortly.

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TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - Marie & Olivier HORIOT explore LES RICEYS
Oct
22
8:00 PM20:00

TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - Marie & Olivier HORIOT explore LES RICEYS

We are still forgetting that one of the most outstanding terroirs of Champagne is located far south from the famous Montagne de Reims or Côte des Blancs: Les Riceys, a complex cluster of hills and slopes nestled at the limit of the appellation, touching Burgundy. 

Famous in the 17th century thanks to the medical condition of Louis the XIV whose doctor recommended to drink Riceys as a medicine for his “goutte”, the area was renowned to produce powerful rosés, almost claret like. They were so distinctive they even got their own AOC - Rosé des Riceys on top of being able to produce of course the regional Champagne and Coteaux Champenois appellations. Yet, the potential of the area got dismissed, especially its incredible terroir diversity.


It was without counting Marie and Olivier Horiot, their fantastic energy and desire to reveal their land. In CSW John McIlwain words’: “With family roots in vine growing dating to the 1600s and a father and grandfather who sold their grapes to the cave cooperative, Olivier Horiot decided to vinify independently as well as work organically with some biodynamic methods. Blessed with established vines in distinctive terroir, Olivier initially decided to make only Rosé des Riceys and Coteaux Champenois before complementing the still wines with sparkling wines in 2004. With 8 parcels of different terroirs, Olivier decided to bottle some separately: south-facing En Valingrain’s lighter marl lends more precision and finesse, while the heavier clays and eastern and south-eastern exposure of En Barmont contribute more richness and generosity. And though Rosé des Riceys is already a somewhat esoteric wine, bottling two different cuvées shows Horiot’s commitment to terroir.” 

In 2008, he pushed the project even further with the help of two other vignerons and friends, Elise Dechannes and Arnaud Lamoureux. With the 2009 vintage, they decided to follow exactly the same protocole of viticulture and winemaking in order to highlight the terroir’s difference between their plot. All other things being equal, only the place was changing.

Tuesday night, 22nd of October, you will have the chance to taste the 4 wines produced, as well as 2 Rosés des Riceys, with Marie and Olivier leading the tasting.  It will be a fantastic chance to try to experiment the finicky ideas of minerality and terroir with very talented, special and committed vignerons!

Price and Line Up to be announced shortly.


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THURSDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - Bertrand JOUSSET is in the house!
Oct
24
8:00 PM20:00

THURSDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - Bertrand JOUSSET is in the house!

Thursday 10.24 we are very excited to welcome behind the bar at Racines NY Bertrand Jousset from Montlouis-sur-Loire. Bertand is part of this new wave of vignerons focusing on giving life back to the land, and production low-intervention wines. With his wife Lise, he is crafting delicious chenins and other variations from superb plots like the Clos aux Renards.

Line up will be announce shortly, but for sure you want to meet this personality bigger than life!

Bertrand will be with us starting 8pm.

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TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - New Biodynamic and Natural Wines from the Loire: Six Superb Estates, Six Varieties!
Oct
29
6:00 PM18:00

TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - New Biodynamic and Natural Wines from the Loire: Six Superb Estates, Six Varieties!

New Biodynamic and Natural Wines from the Loire: Six Superb Estates, Six Varieties!

We're proud to feature six superb recent releases from some of the Loire Valley's greatest producers, all in organic or Biodynamic farming. Each wine will be a different varietal, showcasing the diversity of styles and grapes in this most fascinating of wine regions.

2018 Vincent Gaudry Sancerre "Constellation du Scorpion" (Sauvignon Blanc)

2017 La Lunotte (Christophe Fouche) Vin de France "Haut Plessis" (Menu Pineau)

2017 François Chidaine Montouis-sur-Loire "Les Bournais" (Chenin Blanc)

2018 Domaine de la Roche Bleue Coteaux du Loir "La Belle d'Aunis" (Pineau d'Aunis)

2014 Domaine de la Chevalerie Bourgueil "Grand Mont"

6 half-pours $40 - Special Bar Snack by Chef Diego Moya

 

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TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - 2018 Beaujolais: Naturally Delicious!
Nov
5
6:00 PM18:00

TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - 2018 Beaujolais: Naturally Delicious!

As in the Loire Valley, 2018 in Beaujolais was a vintage of beautiful ripeness, with a fresh vibrant character and firm structure, making them superb when young and capable of medium-term aging. Please join us to taste the first arrivals from the greatest producers of natural Beaujolais.

2018 Damien Coquelet Beaujolais-Villages

2018 Christian Ducroux VdF (Regnie) "Exspectatia"

2018 Isabelle & Bruno Perraud Saint-Amour

2018 Lapierre Morgon « N »

2018 Jean-Paul Thevenet Morgon "Vieilles Vignes"

2018 Jean-Claude Lapalu Brouilly "Cuvée des Fous"

6 half-pours $35 - Special Bar Snack by Chef Diego Moya

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TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - The outstanding 2018 Vouvrays of Domaine HUET
Oct
15
6:00 PM18:00

TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - The outstanding 2018 Vouvrays of Domaine HUET

Domaine Huet, founded in 1928 by Victor Huet and his son Gaston, now includes 30 hectares of Chenin Blanc planted in three parcels: "Le Haut-Lieu," "Le Mont" and "Le Clos du Bourg." The domain was one of the precursors of biodynamic farming in France and produces some of the world's greatest Chenins. 2018 is being compared to 1989 and 1947 for the superb quality of Chenins from Vouvray, especially for the demi-sec and moelleux wines. Please join us for an important tasting of the top wines from this superb estate!

2018 Vouvray"Clos du Bourg" Sec

2018 Vouvray "Le Mont" Demi-Sec

2018 Vouvray "Clos du Bourg" Moelleux

2018 Vouvray "Le Mont" Moelleux

2018 Vouvray "Clos du Bourg" Moelleux 1er Trie

2018 Vouvray "Le Mont" Moelleux 1er Trie

Plus two recent vintages as comparison:

2008 Vouvray "Le Mont" Demi-Sec

2002 Vouvray "Le Mont" Moelleux 1er Trie

8 Half-pours for $60 - Bar Snack by Chef Diego Moya

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TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - The vibrant natural wines of Beck-Hartweg 10.8
Oct
8
6:00 PM18:00

TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - The vibrant natural wines of Beck-Hartweg 10.8

Introducing the Organic and Natural Wines of Florian and Mathilde Beck-Hartweg,

Dambach-la-Ville, Alsace

Since 1590, the family of Florian and Mathilde Beck-Hartweg has been tending vines at their small estate in Dambach-la-Ville. Florian takes care of the vineyards with a great interest in living soils and bio-diversity; his wife Mathilde is doing trials of vegetable growing in the vineyards and is involved in the making of natural wines, with no sulfites or other additives. Join us to taste these beautifully vibrant wines, primarily from the "Granit de Dambach" soils that bring a crystalline, saline character.

2017 Dambach-la-Ville Riesling

2017 Vin de France "Granit" (White Blend)

2016 Lieu-Dit Bungertal (White Blend)

2017 Grand Cru Frankstein "Cuvée Lily" (White blend)

2017 Dambach-la-Ville Pinot Noir

2017 Pinot Noir "F" (Grand Cru Frankstein)

6 Half-pours for $30 - Bar Snack by Chef Diego Moya

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WINE BOOK RELEASE DINNER - Racines NY welcomes Wink Lorch for The Wine of the French Alps
Oct
3
7:00 PM19:00

WINE BOOK RELEASE DINNER - Racines NY welcomes Wink Lorch for The Wine of the French Alps

Three years ago, Wink Lorch wrote one of the most comprehensive books about the Jura. Spending years in the region, she provided incredible first-hand information about this under-considered region. This summer, she published her second book, and it is once again a benchmark for the wine litterature. Paying tribute to the French Alps, the Savoie and the Bugey, Wink gives an amazing rendering of the complexity, depth and dynamics of these regions. We are very excited to welcome us at Racines for a special dinner!

Line up and menu to be announced shortly. Price will be $135 before tax and gratuity.

Dinner will start at 7pm.

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THURSDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - The Wines of the French Alps by Wink Lorch
Oct
3
6:00 PM18:00

THURSDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - The Wines of the French Alps by Wink Lorch

Three years ago, Wink Lorch wrote one of the most comprehensive books about the Jura. Spending years in the region, she provided incredible first-hand information about this under-considered region. This summer, she published her second book, and it is once again a benchmark for the wine litterature. Paying tribute to the French Alps, the Savoie and the Bugey, Wink gives an amazing rendering of the complexity, depth and dynamics of these regions. We are very excited to welcome us at Racines for a special dinner!

Line up to be announced shortly.

6 Half-pours for $45 - Snack by Chef Diego Moya.

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TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - A Tribute to Marc Ollivier and Domaine de la Pépière 10.1
Oct
1
6:00 PM18:00

TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - A Tribute to Marc Ollivier and Domaine de la Pépière 10.1

Our friend Marc Ollivier created Domaine de la Pépière in 1984 with a few hectares of vines from his uncle, and soon became one of the most respected wine makers of the Loire Valley. Always harvesting by hand and fermenting with wild yeasts (a rarity in those days) Marc progressed into organic agriculture and acquired superb vineyard sites, primarily on granite terroirs, enabling him to produce extraordinary single vineyard wines that age beautifully for twenty years and more. As Marc nears retirement we offer this initial tribute with some of the estates finest wines accompanied by a selection of New England oysters.

2005 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Sur Lie "Clos des Briords"

2010 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Sur Lie "Clos des Briords"

2018 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Sur Lie "Clos des Briords"

2014 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Cru Communal Clisson

2015 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Cru Communal Gorges

2015 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Cru Communal Château Thébaud

6 Half-Pours & Oysters for $50

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TUESDAY FLIGHT NIGHT - The Superb Organic Burgundies of Chantal Lescure 9.24
Sep
24
6:00 PM18:00

TUESDAY FLIGHT NIGHT - The Superb Organic Burgundies of Chantal Lescure 9.24

Domaine Chantal Lescure is an important organic estate based in Nuits-Saint-Georges, proprietors of 18 hectares from Meursault in the Côte de Beaune to Chambolle-Musigny in the Côte de Nuits. The estate has a very high percentage of old vines in a superb collection of parcels including .42 hectares in Vosne-Romanee "Les Suchots" and 30 ares in the lieu-dit "Montiotes" in the upper part of the Clos de Vougeot. Fifteen-plus years of organic farming, slow fermentations with wild yeasts, moderate pigeage, bottling without fining or filtration and minimal use of SO2 creates these beautiful Burgundies of terroir.

2017 Côte-de-Beaune "Clos de Topes Bizot"

2016 Bourgogne Rouge "Les Verduns"

2017 Beaune 1er Cru "Les Chouacheux"

2017 Pommard "Les Vignots"

2016 Nuits-Saint-Georges "Les Damodes"

2016 Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru "Les Suchots"

6 Half-Pours for $50 - Bar Snack by Chef Diego Moya

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TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - Châteauneuf-du-Pape from Domaine Pierre André 9.17
Sep
17
6:00 PM18:00

TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - Châteauneuf-du-Pape from Domaine Pierre André 9.17

Organic since 1980, Biodynamic since 1992, with great vineyards, very old vines, whole-cluster fermentations and aging in concrete or old wood - Jacqueline and Vincent André make my favorite Chateauneuf-du-Papes! We are proud to offer a vertical tasting of these rare, superb wines (in conjunction with T. Edward Wines and Chambers Street Wines) that will soon be available in the US. David Lillie

2009 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge

2010 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge

2012 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge

2015 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge

2016 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge

2017 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc

Two mystery vintages

6 Half-Pours for $45 - Bar Snack by Chef Diego Moya

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TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - The Extraordinary Natural Wines of Christian Ducroux 9.10
Sep
10
6:00 PM18:00

TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - The Extraordinary Natural Wines of Christian Ducroux 9.10

Christian Ducroux makes some of the worlds most unique and delicious natural wines on his 4.5 hectare estate in Thulon, high in the hills above Villié-Morgon (Beaujolais). His remarkable farming and winemaking with zero additives produce vibrant natural wines that are delicious young and age for ten years or more. We'll taste the four new releases and two older vintages of these extremely rare and outstanding wines.

2018 Vin de France "Thibault" (Riesling, Pinot Gris)

2018 Vin de France "Esquisse" Rosé

2018 Vin de France "Exspectatia"

2017 Vin de France "Patience"

2016 Vin de France "Expectatia"

2013 Vin de France "Patience"

6 Half-Pours for $30 - Bar Snack by Chef Diego Moya.


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THURSDAY WINE DINNER - Blind, White Italian wine with Jamie Wolff
Aug
29
7:00 PM19:00

THURSDAY WINE DINNER - Blind, White Italian wine with Jamie Wolff

This Thursday night, Jamie Wolff co-owner and Italian master at Chambers Street Wines, will join us for an exciting and unique dinner. You will be served blind 12 Italian white from all over the peninsula : from the foothills of the Alps to the sun-drenched vineyards of the boot, Jamie picked an incredible variety of style to celebrate these misunderstood wines. Chef Diego Moya will prepare for the occasion a family-style dinner paying tribute to Italy. You don't want to miss this dinner!

Here is the menu, each course to be served with 4 mystery wines to be revealed the night of!

Mixed Heirloom Summer Squash. Tomatoes. Eggplant.

Marinated Artichokes. Grilled Summer Peppers.

Porchetta. Fennel Pollen.

Cheese.

The cost of the dinner is $130 before tax and gratuity. We will start at 7pm.

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TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - New & Natural Wines from St Joseph  and Minervois 8.27
Aug
27
6:00 PM18:00

TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - New & Natural Wines from St Joseph and Minervois 8.27

Come and join David Lillie and Pascaline to discover, for the first time in the US, the beautiful natural wines from Domaine de la Sarbeche in Saint-Joseph & Saint-Péray and Monts et Merveilles in Minervois!

Domaine Monts et Merveilles, Minervois

2018 Vin de France "Acceptation" (Cinsault/Carignan)

2018 Vin de France "Haiku" (Carignan/Grenache)

2015 "En Marge" (Syrah)

Domaine de la Sarbeche, Saint-Péray

2016 Saint-Péray

2017 Vin de Pays Syrah "Comme une Lettre à la Poste"

2016 Saint-Joseph Sans Soufre

6 half-pours for $35. Bar snack by Chef Diego Moya.

Starting 6 pm.

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TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - The magical wines of Domaine de l'Anglore
Aug
20
6:00 PM18:00

TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - The magical wines of Domaine de l'Anglore

Eric Pfifferling at Domaine L'Anglore produces some of the most delicious and most sought-after wines in the Rhone Valley. A former bee-keeper, Pfifferling is now a mainstay of the natural wine movement, producing wines that not only challenge traditional standards, but show that the fresh and alive qualities emblematic of natural wine can exhibit as much grace, balance, and elegance as any. He tends very old vines, rooted in incredible terroir, never using chemical intervention. Join us for this unique opportunity to taste these rare and distinctive wines.

2018 Vin de France "Sels d'Argent"

2018 Vin de France "Chemin de la Brune"

2018 Tavel

2018 Vin de France "Terre d'Ombre"

2018 Vin de France "Véjade"

Vin de Mystère

6 half-pours for $50. Special Bar Snack by Chef Diego Moya.

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TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - Loire Reds Super "Glouglou" 8.13
Aug
13
6:00 PM18:00

TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - Loire Reds Super "Glouglou" 8.13

Come and join David Lillie and Pascaline to enjoy new releases of Loire Reds Super "Glouglou" from a great vintage, 2018!

2018 Domaine de la Roche Bleue "Val d'Aunis" (Pineau d'Aunis)
2018 Pierre-Olivier Bonhomme "La Tesnière" Rouge (Pineau d'Aunis)
2018 Clos du Tue-Boeuf Cheverny "Rouillon" (Pinot Noir/Gamay)
2018 Christian Venier Cheverny "Le Clos des Carteries" (Gamay)
2018 Verdier-Logel Côtes du Forez "Volcanique" (Gamay)
2018 La Grange aux Belles "53" (Cabernet Franc)

6 half-pours for $35. Bar snack by Chef Diego Moya.

Starting at 6 pm.

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BOOK RELEASE PARTY 8.6 - Alice Feiring presents her new book, Natural Wine for the People
Aug
6
8:00 PM20:00

BOOK RELEASE PARTY 8.6 - Alice Feiring presents her new book, Natural Wine for the People

On the 6th of August, join Alice Feiring at Racines NY for the world debut of her new book, Natural Wine for the people. Alice will be with us starting 8pm, signing and chatting. We are offering a package with the book, 2 glasses of wines specially selected by Alice, and snacks for $70 before tax and gratuity.

Pascaline and Alice will also put together a special BTG selection, and of course the delicious food of Chef Moya will be available.

We are looking forward to see you on the 6th!

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CHEF TAKEOVER - Racines x Zineb Hattab
Aug
6
5:30 PM17:30

CHEF TAKEOVER - Racines x Zineb Hattab

Zineb Hattab grew up surrounded by Moroccan rituals, Catalan traditions and Mediterranean markets. It was no surprise when she decided to leave behind a successful career as an engineer to become a cook. She has since focused on pursuing excellence in restaurants that go beyond technique shaping her cuisine as an extension of her sensibilities. In 2014 she travelled to the Basque Country to learn about minimalism and extraction of flavour at the Guggenheim Museum with Josean Alija from Nerua. After she moved to Modena, attracted by Massimo Bottura's sensitivity towards the Arts. There she trained with his guidance at Osteria Francescana. 

At El Celler de Can Roca, the three brothers had a great impact on her vision of a team as a key element for success. After those experiences, she was ready to settle at the awarded Schloss Schauenstein where she became Andreas Caminada's mentee and right hand. Three years in Switzerland made of her a very meticulous and precise chef with an unapologetic creativity. 

In 2017, inspired by Dan Barber's vision of food as a whole system she decided to move to New York and work at Blue Hill. Looking for a new cuisine she lead the team at acclaimed Cosme, where the discovery of Mexican food had a great impact in her cooking. 

Persistent on evolution and pushing ahead Zineb is ready for her personal project back in Europe. 

But, tonight, for one night only, she takes over half of the Racines NY dinner menu while Chef Deigo handles the other half.

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MAR I MUNTANYA WINE DINNER - Ariana Rolich presents the New Spain
Aug
1
7:00 PM19:00

MAR I MUNTANYA WINE DINNER - Ariana Rolich presents the New Spain

Mar i Muntanya (Catalan for “sea and mountain”)

In Spain, one is never too far from the mountains or the sea. While the phrase ‘mar i muntanya’ typically refers to cuisine that combines fish and seafood with mountain game and meat in daring textural collisions, it is also an interesting lens through which to explore the diversity of Spanish wine today.

Please join Pascaline and Ariana on August 1st for a delicious vinous romp along the Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts and into the mountains of Spain. We will enjoy lesser-known grape varieties and styles from Spain’s most creative young producers, alongside inspired pairings from Chef Diego Moya. Featured wine regions include Catalunya, Galicia, Canary Islands, Rioja, Sierra de Gredos, and more!

The Line Up

MAR Mediterranean

2016 Clos Lentiscus "Nuria" Penedes Pet Nat Xarello Vermell or Parellada

2015 Oriol Artigas 2015 Alel1a Vinya d'en Mundu Pansa Blanca

2017 Venus La Universal 2017 Montsant Dido Rosé

MAR Atlantic

2017 Corisca Rias Baixas Albariño

2017 Callejuela Sanlucar de Barrameda Vino Blanco Hornillos

2017 Envinate Tenerife Taganan Blanco

MUNTANYA Reds

2017 Matias i Torres La Palma Sin Titulo Negramoll

2016 Ruben Diaz Sierra de Gredos Cerro de la Estrella Garnacha

2011 Cims de Porrera 2011 Priorat Classic

MUNTANYA Skins

2017 Tentenublo Rioja Los Corrillos Blanco

2017 Laura Lorenzo Ribeira Sacra Gavela do Pobo Xisto

2017 Orly Lumbreras 2017 Sierra de Gredos Chass! Tinajas

The family-style menu created by Chef Diego Moya will be announced shortly.

Dinner starts at 7pm, limited seating.

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TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - The Unsung Heroes of Burgundy, Part 1
Jul
30
6:00 PM18:00

TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - The Unsung Heroes of Burgundy, Part 1

The Beautiful Biodynamic Wines of Jean-Claude Rateau! Jean-Claude was the first to practice Biodynamic farming in Burgundy, beginning in the 1970s. His wines are old-fashioned - light-bodied, vibant and delicious.

2018 Hautes Côtes de Beaune Blanc (Pinot Blanc)
2018 Hautes Côtes de Beaune "La Grande Châtelaine" (Chardonnay)
2018 Bourgogne Rouge (Pinot Noir)
2018 Beaune "Les Beaux et Bons"
2017 Gevrey-Chambertin
2016 Beaune 1er Cru "Les Bressandes"

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TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - The Authentic Languedoc Wines of Thierry Navarre!
Jul
23
6:00 PM18:00

TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - The Authentic Languedoc Wines of Thierry Navarre!

On his steep mountainside vineyards of brown schist, Thierry Navarre grows forgotten varieties including Oeillades, Terret and Ribeyrenc. Pascaline Lepeltier, MS, MOF, will be pouring these unique Vin d'Oeillades, the amazing late harvest Grenache oxidatif and four more.

2017 Vin de France "Lignières" (Grenache Blanc, Ribeyrenc Blanc, Clairette)
2018 Vin de France "Vin d'Oeillades"
2018 Mas des Chimères Vin de France "Clin d'Oeil" (Oeillades, Cinsault)
2017 Saint-Chinian "Le Laouzil" (Carignan, Cinsault, Grenache, Syrah)
2016 Saint-Chinian "Cuvée Olivier" Vieilles Vignes (Carignan, Grrenache, Syrah)
NV "Vin de Grenache" Oxidatif

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TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - The Vibrant Natural Wines of Frank Pascal and Isabelle Carles at Le Jonc Blanc!
Jul
16
10:00 PM22:00

TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - The Vibrant Natural Wines of Frank Pascal and Isabelle Carles at Le Jonc Blanc!

David Lillie presents six wines from one of his favorite estates, Le Jonc Blanc, situated on a unique limestone plateau in Bergerac and producing superb wines of terroir. Certified Biodynamic, most wines made with zero SO2.

2017 Vin de France "Fleur" (Sauvignon Blanc/Sauvignon Gris)
2016 Vin de France "Pure M" (Manseng)
2017 Vin de France "Fruit" (Cabernet, Merlot, Malbec)
2016 Vin de France "Racine" (Merlot/Cabernet)
2016 Vin de France "Pure M" (Malbec)
2016 Vin de France "Pure T" (Merlot)

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TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - New Arrivals from the Loire Valley
Jul
9
6:00 PM18:00

TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - New Arrivals from the Loire Valley

Join Eben to taste fabulous new arrivals from Philippe Tessier in Cheverny, featuring the rare Romorantin "La Porte D'Orée" and his new 2018 Pinot D'Aunis "Chemin Noir."

2018 Cheverny Blanc (Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Menu Pineau)
2017 Cour-Cheverny (Romorantin)
2017 Cour Cheverny "La Porte d'Orée" (Romorantin)
2018 Cheverny Rosé (Pinot Noir, Gamay)
2018 Vin de France "Chemin Noir" (Pineau d'Aunis)
2018 Cheverny Rouge "Le Point du Jour" (Pinot Noir, Gamay)

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TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - Made in the USA
Jul
2
6:00 PM18:00

TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - Made in the USA

Six fascinating natural wines from America, with Andew Farquhar of Chambers Street Wines. Discover new offerings from the most talented winemakers on this side of the Atlantic.

2017 Eminence Road “Seneca Lake” (Riesling)

2017 Subject to Change Bonfiglio (Roussanne, Marsanne)

2018 Edmunds St. John “Heart of Gold” (Vermentino, Grenache Blanc)

2017 Subject to Change “Cuvée 831” (Pinot Noir, Chardonnay)

2007 Clos Saron Black Pearl (Syrah, Cab. Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Viognier)

2014 Ghostwriter Bates Ranch (Cabernet Sauvignon)

Andrew will be pouring these excellent wines Tuesday, July 2nd beginning at 6pm. Six half-pours $55. Snack by Chef Diego Moya.

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Exceptional Wine Diner on June 27th- Laurent PONSOT presents his new project.
Jun
27
7:00 PM19:00

Exceptional Wine Diner on June 27th- Laurent PONSOT presents his new project.

Please join us for an exceptional, intimate wine dinner with an icon of Burgundy, Laurent Ponsot. Mr Ponsot will be with us to present his new label and project, a première in America. Paired with the superb food of Diego Moya, this is an incredible opportunity to taste the wines of one of the most forwarding producer & négociant of Burgundy.

9 seats available. Menu and line up to be confirmed shortly.

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TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - Amanda Bowman pours some special Jura Treats!
Jun
25
6:00 PM18:00

TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - Amanda Bowman pours some special Jura Treats!

Amanda Bowman of Chambers Street Wines will join us to pour an outstanding selection of wines from the Jura including some of the regions top producers: Tissot, Buronfosse, Montbourgeau and La Tournelle. The tasting will be a wonderful introduction to the region - featuring all the Jura's major grape varieties and styles, both topped-up (ouillé) and oxidative - and will also be an exciting taste of the finest new releases from this fascinating area. 

2016 Tissot Crémant du Jura Indigène

2016 Buronfosse Côtes-du-Jura Savagnin L'Hôpital (ouillé)

2016 Tissot Arbois Mailloche (Chardonnay) 

2014 Montbourgeau L'Etoile En Banode (Sav/Chard oxidative)

2017 La Tournelle Arbois L'Uva (Ploussard)

2016 La Tournelle Vin de France Cul du Brey  (Trousseau, Ptit Béclan/Syrah)

Amanda will be introducing these fantastic wines Tuesday, June 25th, beginning at 6pm. Six half-pours $55. Snack by Chef Diego Moya.
 

Reservation can be made on our website https://racinesny.com/ 
or via Tock  https://www.exploretock.com/racinesny/

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TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - First time in the US! Discover the beautiful white wines of La Graine Sauvage & Peira Levada
Jun
18
6:00 PM18:00

TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - First time in the US! Discover the beautiful white wines of La Graine Sauvage & Peira Levada

Natural Wines from Alexandre Durand (Peira Levada) and Sybil Baldassarre (La Graine Sauvage) in Faugères - First time in the US!

Peira Levada 2018 Vin de France "Dynamite" (Cinsault)

Peira Levada 2018 Faugères "Velvet Underschiste" (Grenache, Carignan, Mourvedre)

La Graine Sauvage 2017 Vin de France Vermentino

La Graine Sauvage 2017 Vin de France "Lutz" (Marsanne/Roussanne)

La Graine Sauvage 2016 Faugères Blanc (70% Grenache Blanc, 15% Roussanne, 15% Marsanne)

La Graine Sauvage 2015 Faugères Blanc (60% Grenache Blanc, 30% Roussanne, 10% Marsanne)

We will start to pour at 6 pm. Flight for $30.

Snack by Chef Diego Moya.

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COUNTER TAKEOVER - Etienne Le Bastard x Diego Moya
Jun
17
6:00 PM18:00

COUNTER TAKEOVER - Etienne Le Bastard x Diego Moya

Join us for a special collaboration between Chef Diego Moya and Chef Etienne Le Bastard. Currently the Pastry Chef of Bouley, Etienne is one of the most talented pastry chefs of his generation, working in some of the most prestigious Three Michelin-starred restaurants in France.

We will offer 2 seatings at our Chef’s Counter, 6pm & 9pm.

$195 tasting menu with optional wine pairing for $85 by Pascaline.

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chëpìka 2018 release with Nathan Kendall & Pascaline
Jun
13
6:00 PM18:00

chëpìka 2018 release with Nathan Kendall & Pascaline

Please join Nathan Kendall & Pascaline at the bar for the highly-expected release of their organic hybrid project in the Finger Lakes, chëpìka!

The name, coming from the Lenape language spoken by the Native American tribe of the Delaware, means “root”. The goal of chëpìka is to go back to the roots of the wine history of the FLX region, by crafting with care wines made with the original hybrids growing around the lakes since the early 18th century. A hybridization between native American Vitis Labrusca and European Vini Vinifera, Catawba and Delaware were among the very first varieties to be used for quality wine production in Northeastern USA, after many trial to make some grapes survive with a palatable taste and a decent enough yield. They were major component of an industry of world-renowned sparkling and fortified, until Prohibition hit. After the repeal they became use mostly as table grape, juice, and mass-market sweet table wines. Yet these hybrids - with also the Concord, the Niagara, etc. - still represent today more than 70% of the planted acreage of the region, certain able to grow with little to no need of chemical products. They deserved a revival.

chëpìka aims to pay tribute to this history, by working respectfully with the land and the inner qualities of these varieties. In 2016, the first vintage came out, after Nathan found a vineyard on Keuka Lake growing organically since 1971 Delaware and Catawba. As per their history and their profile, with some bright flavors and high acid when picked early, the method ancestral imposed itself, allowing them to rely only on natural ferment without the need of additives. Everything is done by hand, from picking to sorting to riddling to disgorging. This a true, unaldurated crafted taste of the region!

The 2 different cuvées were released in 2016 and 2017 as pétillant naturel. But 2018 saw one of the most challenging vintages in the modern history of the Finger Lakes. In order to preserve the idea of nothing added, nothing taken away, Nathan and Pascaline decided not to produce any Delaware and to release the Catawba as a still rosé. When wine is produced without additives, the climate, the terroir, the variety rule! This rosé preserves all the bright, tonic, low alcohol profile of the Catawba, with delicate notes of fresh watermelon, rhubarb and damask rose. Macerated for 2 weeks days, vinified and aged in older barrel with malolactic fermentation completed without any sulfite, it is highly quaffable yet highly unique and layered rosé.


We will also pour an awesome line-up of Nathan’s wines from his label Nathan K!

Details to be announced shortly!


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TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - Outrageous Rosés with Davie Lillie
Jun
11
6:00 PM18:00

TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - Outrageous Rosés with Davie Lillie

Tuesday evening beginning at 6pm, David Lillie will be at Racines pouring eight fascinating rosés:

2018 Bernard Baudry Chinon

2018 Albamar Rias Baixas "Albino"

2018 Les Fouques Côtes de Provenc La Londe "Estelle"

2018 Jurtschitsch Kamtal "Belle Naturelle"

2018 Bonavita Terre Siciliane

2011 Mas Jullien Côteaux du Languedoc

2010 Clos Cibonne Côtes du Provence "Cuvée des Vignettes"

2015 Balazu des Vaussières Vin de France

Starting at 6pm - Flight will be at $40 with a pairing bar snack from Chef Diego Moya!

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A TRIBUTE TO ANJOU & CHENIN - SPECIAL WINE DINNER TO CELEBRATE LA PAULEE DE L'ANJOU & THE CHENIN CONGRESS (6/6)
Jun
6
7:00 PM19:00

A TRIBUTE TO ANJOU & CHENIN - SPECIAL WINE DINNER TO CELEBRATE LA PAULEE DE L'ANJOU & THE CHENIN CONGRESS (6/6)

At the end of June, Angers will be on fire celebrating with 2 fantastic wine events - La Paulée de l'Anjou & the Chenin Blanc International Congress. To support these great initiatives, Pascaline and Chef Diego Moya put together a very special wine dinner full of treasures from the region.

A celebration of the terroirs of Anjou, the dark Schist on the Anjou Noir side, the white Tuffeau on the Anjou Blanc side, La Paulée will gather more than 50 producers, iconic or young guns, all dedicated to organic or biodynamic farming, to showcase their world-class wines. The tasting will happen in the superb vineyard of La Coulée de Serrant in Savennières on Sunday afternoon, June 30th. 

On July 1st, 2nd and 3rd the first Chenin Blanc International Congress will take place also in Angers. Gathering Chenin experts and specialists from all around the globe, the congress will offer different masterclasses and vineyard tours to understand the multiple expressions of this unique grape variety.

Menu by Chef Diego Moya

Radishes with Cultured Butter

2017 Les Grandes Vignes, Bulle Nature, VdF (Anjou Noir) 

2017 Domaine du Closel, Belle Dame, VdF (Anjou Noir)

Poached Chicken with Wilted Spring Greens and Creme Fraiche

2017 Domaine du Fresche, Le Moulin de la Roche Evière, Anjou

2017 La Grange aux Belles, Fragile, VdF (Anjou Noir)

2017 Le Clos des Plantes / Olivier Lejeune, Poeisis (Anjou Noir)

2015 Brendan Stater-West, Les Chapaudaises, Saumur

Seared Black Bass with Pea Shoots and Parsley

2016 Domaine Aux Moines, Savennières-Roche Aux Moines

2017 Mark Angeli, La Lune, VdF (Anjou Noir)

2015 Domaine Andrée, Les Faraunières, Anjou

2013 Didier Chaffardon, Isidore, VdF (Anjou Noir)

Butcher Steak with Peppers and Tropea Onions

2013 Benoit Courault, Les Tabeneaux, VdF (Anjou Noir)

2015 Domaine de la Paonnerie, Anjou-Villages

2014 Château du Hureau, Lisagathe, Saumur-Champigny

2014 La Porte St Jean / Sylvain Dittière, Les Cormiers, Saumur

Coconut with Orange and Coriander Granita.

2017 Bruno Ciofi, Zéro Pointé

1990 Juchepie, Coteaux-du-Layon Faye, "Quarts-de-Juchepie"

1997 Patrick Baudouin, Coteaux-du-Layon, "Les Bruandières"
 

Price $150 before tax and gratuity.

Reservation can be made at  info@racinesny.com


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TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - Natural Wine Round Up with Eben Lillie
Jun
4
6:00 PM18:00

TUESDAY NIGHT FLIGHT - Natural Wine Round Up with Eben Lillie

Natural Wine Made It!

To discover some of the new up and coming producers of this “nothing added, nothing taken away” wines, please join Eben Tuesday 4th at the bar for a yummy dive into the natural wine world! Eben will pour :

2013 Clos Lentiscus Rosé Brut Nature

2017 Cantalapiedra Castilla Y Leon "Lirondo" Verdejo

NV Zillinger Weinviertel "Revolution" Solera

2017 Subect to Change Mendocino County Sunhawk Farms Field Blend

2016 La Senda Vino Tinto "1984" Mencia 

2017 L'Ostal Vin de France "Icare"

Starting at 6pm - Flight will be at $35 with a pairing bar snack from Chef Diego Moya!

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PROFESSOR MARSAN IS BACK FOR A SEMINAR ON BUBBLES (6/2)
Jun
2
1:30 PM13:30

PROFESSOR MARSAN IS BACK FOR A SEMINAR ON BUBBLES (6/2)

After a very successful introductory seminar on Wine Chemistry, we decided to ask Professor Benoit Marsan to come back for a series of lectures on different key subjects. We were thrilled he said yes! So on Sunday, June 2nd, Racines NY will host the first lecture, dedicated to "Bubbles". We will taste 8 different sparkling wines, from pétillant naturel to charmat to aged champagne, in order to understand better the chemistry behind this fascinating category.

 
$150 all included - The seminar will be from 1.30 pm to 4 pm. 

Tickets will be available shortly through Chambers St. Wines.
Reservation can already be made at 
 info@racinesny.com

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