Beer, Wine & Spirits in New York

Tickets for One, Two, or Four with Pilsner Glass and 20 Tastings on June 28 at Empire Brewfest (Up to 50% Off)

Empire Brewfest

New York State Fairgrounds

$45 $25

Guests sip up to 20 samples from independent craft brewers as live music soundtracks the two-day event

Strawberry, Chocolate & Wine Festival Tickets for 2 or 4 or Wine Tasting for 2 or 4 at Baldwin Vineyards (Up to 58% Off)

Baldwin Vineyards

Shawangunk

$24 $12

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Festival pairs 12 types of wine with chocolate-covered strawberries and desserts; sample eight wines during regular tasting hours

$29 for One Wine and Food Class of Your Choice at New York Vintners (Up to $75 Value)

New York Vintners

Tribeca

$75 $29

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Experienced vino virtuosos guide students through two hours of food-and-wine pairings amid an elegant atmosphere

Bar Crawl for One, Two, or Four from Astoria Tour de Bar on Saturday, June 21 (Up to 55% Off)

Astoria Tour de Bar

Astoria

$30 $15

Celebrating the first day of summer, the bar crawl visits 20+ bars in Astoria for food and drink specials, craft beer, and locally made gin

Two or Four Beer Flights plus Food at Green Growler Grocery (Up to 52% Off)

Green Growler Grocery

Croton-on-Hudson

$26 $13

Sip brews such as Thirsty Dog Labrador lager and Kuhnhenn A Few Shillings Too Many scotch ale while munching on shareable platters

Beer-Making Class for Two with Food and 1- or 2.5-Gallon Kit at Lake Ontario Winery (Up to 53% Off)

Lake Ontario Winery

Mayers Lake Ontario Winery

$125 $59

Novice brewers learn the tricks of the beer-making trade as they sample tasty eats

Premium Wine Tasting with Pizza for Two or Four at Diliberto Winery (Up to 50% Off)

Diliberto Winery

Jamesport

$45 $25

Wines crafted with old-world techniques and served in a tasting room with Tuscan murals

Premium Wine Tasting with Pizza for Two or Four at Diliberto Winery (Up to 50% Off)

Diliberto Winery

Jamesport

$45 $25

Guests sample award-winning merlot and other wines crafted with old-world techniques, along with authentic slices from Pizza Salvatore

European Tapas and Wine for Two at Wine Bar (50% Off)

Wine Bar

Bowery

$40 $20

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100+ different bottles of wine line the walls of the intimate, Zagat-rated café serving French, Spanish, and Italian tapas

$50 for One General Admission Ticket to Big Brew NY on Saturday, September 20

BIG BREW NY

Westchester County Center

$60 $50

Revelers sip unlimited beer tastings from a four oz. souvenir glass while listening to live music; more than 250 craft beers

Ice Wine Taste & Learn Experience for Two or Four at The Ice House Winery (Up to 53% Off)

The Ice House Winery

Niagara on the Lake

C$20 C$10

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Tasting and lesson on ice wines, wines made from grapes that are harvested and pressed while still frozen

Distillery Tour and Souvenir Glasses for Two, Four, or Six at Hudson Valley Distillers, LLC (Up to 53% Off)

Hudson Valley Distillers, LLC

Clermont

$20 $11

Come see the distilling operation and orchards, learning what makes the spirits here special

Wine and Food Tasting for Two or Four at Spring Lake Winery (50% Off)

Spring Lake Winery

Lockport

$20 $10

Enjoy a selection of delicious award-winning wine paired with food such as mozzarella pesto and meatball bruschetta

Craft-Beer Tasting for Two or Four at Oyster Bay Brewing Company (52% Off)

Oyster Bay Brewing Company

Oyster Bay

$29 $14

Seasonal beers crafted from ingredients from around the world; brewmasters will be onsite for questions

Hookah Session and Bottles of Beer or Cocktails for Two or Four at ESEX Lounge (Up to 50% Off)

ESEX Lounge

Richmond Hill

$30 $16

Nightclub-esque hookah lounge provides sleek, modern atmosphere as guests puff hookah and sip from a selection of more than 90 drinks

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Inside Mason Jar NYC, Southern charm comes in edible form. Appetizers such as cornmeal-crusted fried pickles and cheesy grits evoke a down-home vibe that’s present throughout the entire menu. Racks of house-smoked baby back ribs and tender slices of beef brisket come slathered in housemade sauce and flanked by hearty sides. The barbecue sampler is a meat-coma-inducing feast that includes pulled pork, brisket, ribs, and turkey. Desserts such as the peach upside-down cake provide a satisfying end to the meal, and perhaps a nice start of a journey to the bar; the eclectic selection of craft beers and bourbons is what keeps diners long after they’ve torn through their final napkin. The beer menu at Mason Jar NYC is vast and includes Belgian ales, stouts, and ciders from brewers both large and small. But thanks to the beer flight, which includes three 3-ounce samples, customers don’t need to settle on a single choice, and instead can trade off sips of Chimay Tripel and Stone Arrogant Bastard. Whiskey lovers will be equally drawn to—and overwhelmed by—the selection of aged bourbons and rye whiskeys. But there’s plenty of time to decide in this lively eatery, where flat-screen TVs broadcast the latest games, and friends admire one another’s barbecue-stained shirts over spirits.

45 E 30th St
New York,
NY
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At Therapy Wine Bar, upscale bar fare and New World wines create the conditions for nightlife to thrive in the incubating glow of hanging lamps. Servers haul tapas and charcuterie past exposed-brick and lime-green walls en route to the bar, outdoor seating area, or private lounge area, which contains more pillows than an insomniac's trash can. A mishmash of tables and chairs populates the remaining floor space, where visitors can lounge while conversing or playing games of backgammon.

364 Lewis Ave
Brooklyn,
NY
US

Unlike its eclectic selection of seasonal dishes, Lura Restaurant features a design theme hinged on two simple materials: wood and rock. Walls lined with exposed stone and brick surround stained-wood tables, thick timber columns, and a wooden mantle above a fireplace. Patrons gather in the rustic setting to share Mediterranean-style tapas, which may include sun-dried-tomato hummus, tahini artichoke hearts, and Italian-style fettuccini with fennel sausage or to devour individual dishes, such as grilled tiger shrimp and steak frites. As its cocktail-embedded logo suggests, Lura Restaurant also offers a number of mixed drinks, wine, and beer that pair perfectly with the seasonally changing menu and your frenemy’s face.

949 Columbus Ave.
New York,
NY
US

O Lavrador means "the farmer" in Portuguese, making it an apt name for a restaurant that serves Portuguese food, as Portugal is often described as a "garden planted by the sea." The Iberian menu at O Lavrador Restaurant & Bar's actually combines both Portuguese and Spanish culinary traditions, and has been doing so for 33 years, often showcasing seafood. In addition to saut?d lobster, mussels, and octopus, the menu also includes garlic and spicy piri-piri, seared filet mignon, and grilled rosemary lamb chops. Inside the space, hanging lanterns cast patterned light against brick walls, a wooden canopy, and hand-painted murals, swaying gently above diners enjoying traditional desserts, such as port-poached pear, sweet mousse layered with "bolacha maria" cookies, and caramel flan.

13840 101st Ave
Jamaica,
NY
US

At first, making wine was just a hobby for Rich and Tara Nimmo. The couple began doing so at Rich's uncle's winery in western Pennsylvania. Soon, though, they turned that hobby into a full-blown passion, complete with annual wine-tasting trips, vineyard tours, and even a cellar of their own. Today, the Nimmos are responsible for a large selection of handcrafted dry, sweet, red, and white wines, the majority of which start with hand-selected grapes from the Finger Lakes region. Visitors to the Nimmos' tasting room sip on the couple's creations at an Adirondack-style tasting bar surrounded by rich wood tones.

462 Route 29 W
Saratoga Springs,
NY
US

Hampton Luxury Liner transports its passengers around in a lavish motorcoach that boasts five flat-screen TVs, complimentary WiFi, and an on-bus library. The luxury buses travel to destinations ranging from the Hamptons to Atlantic City, with specific stops at wineries, resorts, and casinos. Reclining leather seats with space for laptops and maximum leg extension typify the cushy interior, and each road cruiser also comes equipped with a library and refrigerator, useful for storing steaks to distract the thousands of chasing dogs such a luxurious bus usually attracts.

333 South Service Road
Plainview,
NY
US

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