2013 NEW YORK WINE EXPO
HIGHLIGHTS NEW YORK STATE WINES
The 6
th
annual New York Wine Expo took place at
The Javits Center on March 1
st
–3
rd
. Sunday was re-
served for trade only. Attendees enjoyed sampling
wines from more than 150 producers, including
special areas for Wines of Portugal, the Italian Pavil-
ion and New York State wine regions. Seminar top-
ics included everything from Wine 101 to the Italian
Cheese Road Tour.
1.
A representative from Fulkerson Winery with guest
2.
The Finger Lakes Wine Country booth
3.
One of the weekend seminars
4.
Attendees around the Wines of Portugal area
PROVENCE IN THE CITY DEBUTS
2012 PROVENCE ROSÉ VINTAGE
On March 5
th
, members of the wine industry gath-
ered at Brasserie Cognac for the annual “Provence
in the City” tasting, which introduced the 2012 vin-
tage of Provence Rosé wines.
1.
Roger Bohmrich, MW tastes at the Château Margüi table
2.
Attendees mingle at the tasting
3.
Guests compare tasting notes
NYSRA PARTICIPATES
AT NY RESTAURANT SHOW
The International Restaurant & Food Service Show
of New York (NY Restaurant Show) was held at The
Javits Center March 3
rd
–6
th
. Attendees enjoyed live
culinary demos and access to more than 550 ex-
hibiting vendors. The NYSRA was well-represented
at the show.
1.
NYSRA Representatives: Sarah Higgins, Eastern Regional Rep;
Danielle Koonce, Communications Coordinator; Mario Buccaron,
NYC Membership Sales; Caitlin Sullivan, NYC Executive Assistant;
James Versocki, NYC Counsel; Robert Sinko, NYC Membership
Sales; Mario Saccente, Long Island Membership Manager; Anthony
Terrell, NYC Membership Director
2.
Rick Sampson, president and Melssa Fleischut, vice president, NYSRA
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