The Legendary Côtes Du Rhône Festival On June 23 In New York City
A free-flowing French wine and gastronomy revival will highlight over 60 wines will be showcased throughout the festival alongside a regionally inspired menu—featuring notable chefs & regional dishes
Côtes du Rhône, France's beloved wine region will host an innovative culinary experience at Second Floor, a beautiful venue and open-air terrace located above 6th Avenue in Chelsea. The inaugural event will be held Sunday, June 23rd from 5:15 to 8:30pm and will transport attendees to South Eastern France with an unforgettable French wine bar and food experience. Guests can select between the all-inclusive General Admission and VIP (early entry) tickets. VIP Ticket holders and trade professionals are invited to attend a pair of masterclasses before doors open to public.
The French wine and gastronomy revival will highlight over 60 wines will be showcased throughout the festival from a seminar to the main tasting. These wines span the different styles of the Côtes du Rhône, highlighting the diversity and heritage of the area. Guests can explore them alongside a regionally inspired menu—featuring the flavors of lavender, truffles and olives—crafted by celebrated chefs.
Participating chefs include Tyler Atwell of Lafayette Grand Café and Kimberly Plafke of Grand Army, as well as artisan Baker Raymond Smith of Blacksmith’s Breads, Salumi-Maker Drew Buzzio of Salumeria Biellese, Phillip Kirschen-Clark of The Milling Room, Jocelyn Guest & Erika Nakamura of J & E Smallgoods, David Robinson of Formaggio Kitchen, Eric Simpson of The East Pole, Joshua Smith (Boston), Mary Dumont (Boston), Mitch Willis and Garth Jobb of Hudson & Charles Dinette and Butcher Shop.
VIP - 5:15 PM - 6:00 PM - $80 - Start celebrating with early access and treat yourself to the VIP experience which includes an extra 45 minutes of extravagance. Start with a tasting of cured meats, artisan cheeses and olives, special wines from the winemakers and nibbles from the chefs.
GENERAL ADMISSION - 6:00 PM - 8: