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Sipping the Bold: Big Red Wines

Full-size bottles accompanied by an expert-guided 50 min tasting video.

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Rich, lush, deep, big, thick, intense, dark, powerful, jammy. . . and yummy – spurned by some, but what’s not to like? This international selection explores the bigger, fruitier side of red wines. Expect ripe potent red berries, cherries and plums, luxurious texture, soft edged tannins, and delicious sipping on our guided tour.

Reasons to Choose This Tasting Set:

  • Perfect for 2 - 4 people
  • 4 great wines in the package

List Price $160.00 Deal $99.00

Wine tasting WineCopilot Sipping the Bold: Big Red Wines

Richard Vayda

Presented Director of Wine Studies

Richard Vayda, a celebrated expert with over 35 years in the wine and gastronomy world, is a connoisseur shaped by his Italian heritage. His early exposure to homemade winemaking ignited a lifelong passion for wine and food. Academically, Vayda boasts a master’s degree in Foodservice Management from NYU and has studied at The Sorbonne in Paris, further enriched by a certification from The Sommelier Society of America. His dedication to the field is evident in his extensive travels to major winemaking regions worldwide, enhancing his understanding of global wine cultures. In addition to his academic pursuits, Vayda is an accomplished entrepreneur, having opened and operated various dining venues in Connecticut and New York, including restaurants, cafés, and lounges. Currently, he is at the forefront of wine education, leading classes and courses at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City. His broad experience in both culinary and wine industries positions him as not just an expert, but a venerated figure among wine and food enthusiasts.


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