Please join us this fall as Racines NY and Chambers Street Wines team up to present some extraordinary events featuring our favorite producers of organic and natural wines, and the superb cuisine of Racines Chef-in-Residence Paul Liebrandt!
On Tuesdays at Racines, and a few special Mondays, Racines Partner/Sommelier Pascaline Lepeltier, MS and CSW staff will present tastings at the bar, generally in a flight of six half-pours, beginning at 6pm. This Tuesday, September 25th, we'll start off with Eben Lillie presenting the natural Jura wines of our new friend Patrice Beguet in Arbois. The flight will be priced at $30 - don't miss it - and see the upcoming schedule listed below. (Chef Liebrandt's extensive a la carte menu will be available at the bar)
On Thursday, October 18th, Racines will begin a Tour de France of intimate dinners featuring the cuisine and wines of our favorite regions, created by Chef Liebrandt with wine pairings by sommeliers Pascaline Lepeltier and Arnaud Tronche. On the 18th we'll feature the cuisine and wines of the Loire Valley with some superb examples from the 1989 vintage, followed by the cuisine and wine of Champagne on Halloween, October 31st, and the Northern Rhone, featuring wines of Domaine Pierre Gonon, on November 7th. (Schedule subject to change, please contact the restaurant for reservations and more information.)
Tuesday Night Flights
Tuesday October 2nd: Wines of Savoie (with David Liilie) featuring the unique wines of Domaine Finot, Domaine Dupasquier and Domaine Lavie. We'll include the rare "Etraire de la Dhuy" of Thomas Finot, only 12 bottles for the US!
Tuesday October 9th: Wines of Jasnières with the Biodynamic wines of Domaine Bellivière and Domaine de la Roche Bleue. We'll include the 2005 Bellivière Vieilles Vignes Eparses! (with Pascaline Lepeltier)
Monday Octoner 15th: Melanie Tarlant and Gwenaelle Croix (Pepière) will present their superb Champagnes and Muscadets - at CSW from 5 to 7 and at Racines NY at the bar from 7 till 8pm!
Monday October 22nd: Special Event featuring the wines of Emmanuel Houillon and "Les Donneurs du Temps." Only a few seats available, contact CSW to reserve.
Tuesday October 23rd: The Wines of Alice and Olivier de Moor. We'll present 6 wines from Burgundy by two of the best and nicest winemakers on the planet. (with David Lillie)
Tuesday October 30th: Ariana Rolich presents Natural Wines From Spain. Please join Ariana to taste an extraordinary flight of what's new and natural from Spain!
Tuesday November 6th: Introducing the Organic Piedmont Wines of Camparo featuring the lovely Barolo "Boiolo," and including a few special surprises! (with Jamie Wolff)
(The Fine Print: From 6pm, while supplies last, prices will vary, please contact the restaurant as dates approach, reservations not required except for 10/22)
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