Black Friday Sale Now Going On!

We hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. Are you ready for Black Friday madness? Now through Monday, City Winery NYC is offering more than 30% off a case of wine (regular $339, special $239). Variety goes as follows:

Single Vineyard Wine Makers Selection
2 – 2014 “Sohovignon” Blanc, Windrem Vyd, Lake County, CA
2 – 2014 Chardonnay, Scopus Vineyard, Sonoma County, CA
1 – 2012 Sauvignon Blanc (Barrel Fermented)
2 – 2014 Spring St. Pinot Noir, CA
1 – 2013 Reserve Pinot Noir Bien Nacido, Santa Maria, CA
1 – 2012 Reserve Syrah, Alder Spring Vyd, Mendocino, CA
2 – 2013 NYC Cabernet Sauvignon, North Coast, CA
1 – 2012 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Obsidian Ridge Vyd, Red Hills Lake County, CA

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Stop into our location or visit our website for wines and more information. Happy shopping!

Rebekah Mahru, Certified Sommelier, Leads South African Wine Tasting Party

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City Winery Chicago is thrilled to have four sommeliers on our wine team. Rebekah Mahru took a 10 day trip to South Africa and upon returning, led the South African Wine Tasting Party on September 29th, 2015. Mahru is lead sommelier at City Winery Chicago and assists the Beverage Director, Rachel Driver Speckan.

You may be wondering why South Africa of all places. According to Mahru, South Africa is “an up and coming wine region that doesn’t have an identity because they make everything.” Some regions are well known for certain wines but South Africa is not one of them. It wasn’t until around the 1990s that South Africa wines and wineries began to have some momentum. It was a slow process initially, but it’s been picking up in recent years.

On her trip, Mahru attended a wine convention and had the opportunity to meet with all of the winemakers and taste all of the wines that were featured at City Winery Chicago’s South African Wine Tasting Party. At the party, there were 3o attendees, and there were three wine stations that featured Catherine Marshall Wines: 2013 Sauvignon Blanc, 2013 Chenin Blanc, 2012 Pinot Noir ,2012 Pinot Noir Reserve, 2011 Peter’s Vision Merlot, and Mahru’s personal favorite, 2009 sparkling Pinot Noir Chardonnay.

The South African Wine Tasting Party featured one of South Africa’s top importers, Blue Crane. They offered a great wine list that featured sparkling whites, reds, and more. It was a very casual, relaxing evening with great friends and great wine.

For more information on upcoming City Winery Chicago wine events click here.

City Winery NYC To Now Offer All 61 Châteaux From The Historical Classification 1855 Grands Crus Classés From One Epic Vintage 2010!

We are proud to announce that as of today, City Winery NYC is the only venue in the world to offer all 61 Châteaux from one single vintage 2010 on its menu!


To unveil the new addition as well as celebrate the 160th anniversary of the Grands Crus Classes, on Wednesday, City Winery’s Michael Dorf and Tali Dalbaha welcomed Aymeric de Gironde of Chateau Cos d’Estournel, Sophie Schyler Thierry of Chateau Kirwan, Lionel Labat of Chateau La Tour Carnet, Damien Sartorius of Chateau Leoville Barton, Kinou Cazes Hachemian of Chateau Lynch Bages, Master of Wine Mary Gorman of Bordeaux Wine Council, and Philipe Newlin of Duclot La Vinecole for a lavish reception. Esteemed wine journalists from the New York Times, Wine Spectator, Eater NY, Wine & Food Magazine, Wine Enthusiast, Wine & Spirit Magazine, Bloomberg, Dr. Vino, Vinepair and the Washington Post also attended.


A special thank you to all of the wonderful staff who made this possible!


Photos by E.J. White

Gregg Allman Completes Three of Five Nights at City Winery NYC

Founding member of The Allman Brothers Band Gregg Allman is well into his five-night stint at City Winery NYC! Full of surprises, the legendary musician has changed up his set list nightly, alternating between a variety of songs that span the length of his career. On Sunday, he opened his run with the Allman Brothers’ famous version of “Statesboro,” following it up with a track from his solo career, “I’m No Angel.” Before taking a brief break halfway through the show, he performed “Soulshine,” a song off of the 1994 Allman Brother’s record, Where It All Begins.

Monday’s show kicked off with another Allman Brothers’ favorite, “Don’t Keep Me Wonderin’,” from their 1970 album Idlewild South. The band also performed “Hot ‘Lanta,” an instrumental song which grew out of a jam session and was once a staple at their live shows.

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Photo Credit: Al Pereira

After taking a night off on Tuesday, Allman returned to City Winery last evening to complete the rest of his scheduled shows. Last night’s set list included “Just Before The Bullets Fly,” the title track off his 1988 solo album along with “Multi-Colored Lady,” another solo effort from the record, Laid Back. This came as a special treat, as both had been absent during the previous performances.

“Whipping Post” closed out every evenings, but that wasn’t the end of the show. Allman took the stage again to perform “Southbound” on Monday, while “One Way Out” served as both Sunday and last night’s encore.

The legend is back at City Winery tonight and Friday, which will be his last.

CMA Festivities at City Winery Nashville

Yesterday we were thrilled to have an artist packed house with back-to-back CMA Festivities! We hosted CMT’s 3rd Annual “Next Women of Country” and the “Rolling Stone Country Nashville Live” party in the evening.  Check out Rolling Stones’ coverage below!

Jennifer Nettles, CMT Champion the Next Women of Country:
“It was two hours of grownup girl power at City Winery in Nashville yesterday when the third class of CMT’s Next Women of Country initiative was showcased with live music, special guests and big announcements.

The third annual event is part of CMT’s initiative to “increase the exposure of female artists on all platforms,” said Leslie Fram, Senior Vice President of Music Strategy for CMT and the country music industry’s fairy godmother for women trying to get their music heard.

 “Female artists have something to say, but it is tougher in in some platforms,” Fram expounded. “Initially we started Next Women of Country (NWOC) as a way to give exposure for female artists on all platforms. There has been a time when terrestrial radio was not on board.”
Courtesy of: Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMT

Courtesy of: Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMT

The concert featured a mix of up-and-comers and more seasoned singers. Kelsea Ballerini, one of last year’s NWOC inductees, co-hosted the event with Fram, having had a big year with the success of “Love Me Like You Mean It” (which made Ballerini the first solo female country artist to score a Number One hitwith her debut single since Carrie Underwood and “Jesus, Take the Wheel”).

“I made it my goal to be part of this [NWOC group] when I was just songwriter,” Ballerini said.

American Idol runner up Lauren Alaina kicked off the performances with a medley of hits by female artists — ranging from Reba’s “Fancy” to Britney Spears’ “Baby One More Time” and Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies,” a choice which then set the tone for the day. Across the board, the performers, who also included Cam, Ashley Monroe (with Striking Matches’ Sarah Zimmerman) and Maren Morris — chose songs that embraced women’s strength.

“It is currently tougher for women to break through, but the winds are changing because Leslie made a commitment,” said presenter John Esposito, president and CEO of Warner Music Nashville.

The standing-room crowd applauded the 2016 class of inductees, including Ashley Campbell, Courtney Cole, Sara Haze, Morris, Carly Pearce, Rainey Qualley, Aubrie Sellers and Tara Thompson. But they went wild when surprise guest, Grammy-award winner Jennifer Nettles took the stage and wowed them with what is sure to be her next hit, the working mom’s lament “Drunk in Heels.” The crowd loved the lyrics, which Nettles wrote with Brandy Clark while nursing her son on a tour bus, particularly the refrain: “I ain’t saying it is easier to be a man, but let’s get real. When we get drunk, we do it in heels.”

Nettles was introduced by the head of her new label, Big Machine Records founder Scott Borchetta. Borchetta knows a little something breaking female artists, such as the label’s (and entire industry’s) powerhouse Taylor Swift. “There is not a problem with female artists,” Borchetta told the audience, citing Swift and Adele’s various record-breaking achievements.

“We had a lull in female voices for awhile,” Borchetta told Rolling Stone after the event, “but now there are a lot of important voices out there. What Leslie identified as a need is becoming a movement.”

The crowd was moved when former Sugarland frontwoman Nettles brought Clark on stage to sing what will be the first single off her sophomore album next year, “Girl Next Door,” a cheeky empowerment song .”If you want the girl next door, a cardboard cutout, go next door.” Click here to hear the song in its entirety.

Nettles also announced that the she will headline the second Next Women of Country Tour with Clark, Lindsay Ell and Thompson.

“We did a tour 2015 with just 10 small club dates. We want to more than double that in 2016,” Fram said.

The tour will start in January with 30 dates in the U.S. and Canada. Tickets go on sale December 4th. ”

See Charles Kelley at Rolling Stone Country Live Nashville Event
“A packed house of Music City artists, insiders and special guests celebrated at the Rolling Stone Country Nashville Live party last night. Presented by Ram, and held at City Winery, the event featured special performances from Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley, who played songs from his upcoming solo project, and buzz artist Maren Morris.

Courtesy of: Jeremy Polzel

Courtesy of: Jeremy Polzel

Other VIPs in attendance ranged from country radio’s newest star Kelsea Ballerini to neo-traditionalist cowboy Sam Outlaw and Eric Paslay, who joined Kelley onstage to sing their new collaboration “The Driver.” Rolling Stone Country‘s cameras captured all of the memorable moments in this exclusive gallery. ”






City Winery NYC’s heads to the 1st Annual Somms & Sliders event at The Bowery Hotel

City Winery NYC is proud to announce that we will be participating in this year’s Napa Valley Somms & Sliders! The opening night of the event will take place on Tuesday, November 10 at The Bowery Hotel and will feature 18 leading wineries from Napa Valley teaming up with some of the finest restaurants throughout the city. Guests have the opportunity to try 11 different wine and burger pairings from participating eateries, as well as over 40 different varieties that hail from the region.

City Winery will be pairing our NYC Cab with a very special lamb burger—an item that is not offered on our regular menu that was created specifically for Somms & Sliders by our Executive Chef Mike Jeanty. This will be presented by our talented wine director, Tali Dalbaha.

Chef Jeanty first chose a career in construction before deciding to follow his passion for food and enter the world of culinary arts. He joined the City Winery family as the sous chef before being promoted to Executive Chef earlier this year. Meanwhile, Tali got her start in events management in her home city of Tel Aviv by working for some of the city’s most prestigious restaurants and clubs. She moved to New York in 2011 and began to study to become a Master Sommelier, passing the first portion on her initial try. She plans to take the second part of the exam next year.

Tickets can be purchased here. It will be open to the public from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM, and be followed by an insiders only portion which will start at 10 PM. Proceeds from the evening benefit Citymeals-On-Wheels, a charity dedicated to providing quality meals to the elderly living throughout New York City.


Harvest Sale: Now Through November 26!

The leaves are changing into a beautiful spectrum of colors, the air is crisp and light, and it’s getting chillier with each passing day—autumn is finally in full swing! Looking for the perfect wine to pair with your most beloved fall activity, bring home for Thanksgiving dinner, or warm up after a busy day of raking? City Winery NYC has got you covered!

Now through November 26, City Winery is offering 20% off our entire selection of wine online and in store. Reside in Manhattan? Purchase six bottles or more and get free delivery to anywhere in the city! Stop into our location or head over to our website to pick up your favorite wine today.