New York Wine Expo

It wasn’t all that long ago that I was a wine tasting virgin. That’s right -I said wine tasting, not wine drinking. Wine drinking is something I’ve been doing for a long time. It all started with a little Boone’s Farm and Cold Duck; and that was a long time ago!

A few years ago, right about the time that I got into the wine accessories business, I went to the New York Wine Expo.

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I have to admit it was a little intimidating. It was my first foray into anything like that. I had no idea how the S’s went. Swirl, Smell, Sip, Savor and finally Spit. This last one is important because if you don’t spit, your wine tasting trip may end a little abruptly.  I felt a little silly. I wasn’t sure I was doing it right. And then there was all that wine…But I think you can see by the smile on my face that I’d found heaven.I still feel a bit insecure. I may not always smell or taste the things I read that others have smelled or tasted in a wine. But I do know what I like. I have tried a lot of different varietals. I have learned a lot more about wine and wine making. And most of all I still have a great love for wine and all things wine related.

That is why I am looking forward to attending the New York Wine Expo this year. This year I get to go as one of the official bloggers. What wine god smiled on me to allow me the pleasure and thrill of that experience I do not know. But I am grateful for the opportunity.

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Here is a list of some of the wineries who will be pouring on March 1-2.

http://www.wine-expos.com/Wine/NY/tasting-wine/InventoryDisplay.asp?PID=608671618&SHID=103027707.56879258

and some more information about the event-

http://www.wine-expos.com/Wine/NY/tasting-wine/?SHID=103027707.56879258

I will be attending with my sister and fellow wine lover. She is traveling up from Virginia just for this. George took a pass. He is not much of a wine lover and there is just too much foofoo for him.

I will be blogging and live tweeting.

Hope to see some of you there. I’ll be wearing my Wine On My Mind t-shirt. Say hey and maybe we can enjoy a sip together.

PS- stay tuned for some coupon codes for discount tickets! I’ll be posting them on Twitter and Facebook .

Cheers!!

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About wineonmymind

Hi- My name is Faith Brickel. I hope you will take the journey with me as I explore things wine and food related. Let's celebrate life together!!
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4 Responses to New York Wine Expo

  1. brixpixGary says:

    Sounds like a blast! Have fun with Marcy!

  2. wineonmymind says:

    Looking forward to it!

  3. Beth says:

    Looking forward to meeting you there, I hope! I’ll be there as well! Cheers! ~ Beth, aka @travelwinechick

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