NYC Upper West Side Wine Tasting Tour

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Activity Overview
On this NYC Upper West Side Wine Tasting Tour you will be guided through New York’s beautiful UWS, with stops at 6 fantastic local wine bars (a wine tasting at each bar). You will be provided with a detailed history of wine through the ages, and useful tips on wine tasting. This tour is perfect for anyone visiting New York City as well as New Yorkers and wine novices and aficionados alike will enjoy this wine experience.

Practical information
- WEATHER CANCELLATION CONDITIONS: The tours will take place rain or shine except for extreme weather conditions (over 90% chance precipitation and over 16 mph/ 26 kmh winds). For any rescheduling please let us know at least 24hrs in advance for parties of 2 to 4. Parties of 4 and more must let us know about any cancellations or rescheduling at least 48hrs in advance.
  • 6 wine tastings
Max. 10 people
Start Time
Daily5:45 PM
3 H
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Cancellation Policy
  • Cancellations made 2 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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Bagel Tour Tidbits

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Bagel Tour Tidbits

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Bagel Tour Tidbits

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