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Art de Vivre
Wine Tour de France 2012

Presented in partnership with AOC Fine Wines

January—June 2012
FIAF, Le Skyroom, 22 East 60th Street, NYC [map]
In English
Attendees must be 21 or older

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Come to FIAF for intimate wine tastings with some of New York’s leading sommeliers and wine experts! Presented in partnership with retailer AOC Fine Wines, each tasting offers a variety of wines from their portfolio of well-known to rare wines.

New this year, FIAF has re-imagined the signature Wine Tour de France, making it even more informative and engaging for wine lovers of all levels. Explore wines by region with the first three tastings, and then delve deeper into the art of wine collecting and new trends in wine in the second three.


Classic French Wines

Tour France’s greatest wine regions right here at FIAF. Three of New York’s finest sommeliers teach you how to taste, buy, serve, and pair wines.

Monday, January 30

With John Ragan,
Wine Director for Danny
Meyer’s Union Square
Hospitality Group;
Formerly of Eleven
Madison Park

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Rhône Valley
Monday, March 5

With Joe Campanale,
Beverage Director/Partner
at dell’anima, L’Artusi,
and Anfora

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Monday, March 19

With Levi Dalton,
Sommelier at Boulud Sud

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Beyond the Bottle

A fresh look at current trends across all French wine regions, these tastings are perfect for novices and connoisseurs alike!

Buyers & Cellars:
Starting Your

Monday, April 9

With Hristo Zisovski,
Beverage Director
at Ai Fiori

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Green Terroirs:
The Organic

Monday, April 30

With Pascaline Lepeltier,
Wine Director at Rouge Tomate, and Alice Feiring, Wine Writer

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Battle of the Bubbles:
vs Sparkling

Monday, June 4

With Alexander LaPratt, Sommelier, Formerly
of DB Bistro Moderne

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Best Deal*
Available thru Jan 30

Six-Tasting Series
FIAF Member $500
Non-Member $600

*10% savings on six tastings; includes free ticket to the Wine & Chocolate tasting on May 21; Non-Members receive a free one-year FIAF Membership

Create Your Own Series**
Available thru April 9

Any Three Tastings
FIAF Member $250
Non-Member $300

**10% savings on any three tastings of your choice; must reserve three specific tastings at time of purchase; nonexchangeable

Individual Tastings
Ticket Price
FIAF Member $95
Non-Member $115

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Wine Tour de France 2012 is presented in partnership with AOC Fine Wines, an online retailer with a network of small wine boutiques in Westchester, Fairfield County, and at Nancy's Wines on the Upper West Side.

AOC Fine Wines also operates the exclusive FIAF Wine Club in partnership with FIAF.

Special Offer from AOC Fine Wines: Enjoy a 10% discount and receive free delivery on all online orders. Use discount code FIAFAOC on

Cheese provided by Président and Société Roquefort
Bread provided by Pain D’Avignon
Charcuterie provided by D'Artagnan

FIAF Winter 2012 Season Sponsors: American Airlines, the official airline of FIAF; the Cultural Services of the French Embassy; Florence Gould Foundation; Institut français; National Endowment for the Arts; New York State Council on the Arts; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs; Robert de Rothschild

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