Events & Nightlife

Cheers! Champagne Week Returns To New York City

New York Smash Magazine  

New Yorkers, get ready to raise a toast; New York Champagne Week will begin on Nov. 9.
 
New York Champagne Week includes seven days of events dedicated to celebrating the fabulous drink. Ticketed guests can attend innovative tasting forums, cocktail competitions, pairing events and a fun soirée on a yacht. 
 
Founded by wine and spirits professional Blaine Ashley, this year marks the third-annual New York Champagne Week. 
 
Tickets range from $60-$250 for most events. All tickets can be purchased on http://nychampagneweek.com/.
 
Craving a glass of bubbly? Details on Champagne Week events and prices are below:

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
Price: $10/Grower or pop

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
Time:  6pm-8pm
Location: Bottle Rocket Wine & Spirits
Price: $60

Champagne DeVaux

About: Join Brand Ambassador, Anne-Caroline Dussort for a Champagne Portfolio Tasting Class featuring boutique brand, Champagne Devaux
Date: Nov. 12th
Time: 6pm-7:30pm
Location: Back Label Wine Merchants
Price: $60 person 

The Bubble Bash

About: Dance and sip the night away at the third-annual New York Champagne Week’s official closing party – The Bubble Bash! Hop aboard the Hornblower Hybrid Yacht and sail the high seas while sipping Champagne a plenty! Get gussied up in your most festive garb, grab your Riedel flute upon entry and hit the Champagne Brut and Rose bars before hitting the dance floor with DJ Diane Cheadle. Also, on deck (pun intended!) will be a boat load of Ferrari methode Champenoise bubbly, Bulldog Gin French 75 and Kir Royale cocktail stations as well as stylish bites. There are also VIP tickets available which promise to deliver you expedited entry on the boat where you’ll enjoy VIP Lounge access complete with bubbly bottle service, a pop-up bar helmed by American Whiskey featuring Domaine Paul Mas Cote Mas Cremant de Limoux sparkling cocktail libations made with Hudson Whiskey and Santa Teresa Rum. As if this weren’t sweet enough, passed hors d’oeuvres will be served alongside slider stations and Champagne infused desserts by Somm in the City.  And, get home safe with $20 credits a la UberPOOL with the code: SIPSAFE
Date: Nov. 13th
Location: Hornblower Hybrid Yacht 353 West St – Pier 40
Price: General Admission tickets are $125. VIP Tickets are $175