A Celebration of Burgundy with Jancis Robinson MW

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March 28th – Amayès Aouli, Global Head of Wine & Spirits at Bonhams, and Marie Keep, Head of Wine Americas at Bonhams, cordially invite you to a special evening dedicated to some of the greatest wines from Burgundy.

As part of a rare visit to New York, Jancis Robinson MW will personally lead us through a sit-down tutored tasting of these incredible wines.

Pascaline Lepeltier MS will be our head sommelier.

100% of all proceeds will go to support the activities of The Gérard Basset Foundation, a non-profit foundation dedicated to empowering global diversity, equity & inclusion for wine, spirits, and hospitality professionals by funding education, learning & career enhancing programmes. The Foundation is named after the legendary Gérard Basset, MW & MS & Best Sommelier in the World, who passed away in 2019. This will be the very first event the Foundation has organized in the United States since it was established in 2022. 

The evening will begin with an opportunity to taste the Champagne Boërl & Kroff  Vintage 1998 en Magnum in the presence of estate owner Stéphane Sésé.

  • Domaine Marquis d’Angerville, Les Caillerets Premier Cru 2016 Volnay  
  • Domaine de l’Arlot, Clos des Fôrets Saint Georges Monopole Premier Cru 2019 Nuits-Saint-Georges 
  • Domaine Bruno Clair, Clos Saint Jacques Premier Cru 2018 Gevrey-Chambertin 
  • Domaine Droin Hommage à Louis 2020 Grand Cru Chablis
  • Domaine Faiveley, Échezeaux « En Orveaux », Grand Cru 2009 
  • Domaine Henri Gouges, Les Vaucrains Premier Cru 2018 Nuits-Saint-Georges 
  • Domaine Anne Gros, Le Grand Maupertui Grand Cru 2020 Clos Vougeot 
  • Hospices de Beaune, Cuvée Dames Hospitalières Premier Cru 2015 Beaune   – Donated by James Finkel 
  • Domaine des Lambrays, Grand Cru 2016 Clos des Lambrays 
  • Domaine Hubert Lamy, Clos de la Chatenière Blanc Premier Cru 2014 Saint-Aubin – Donated by Paul & Peter Wasserman 
  • Domaine Thibault Liger-Belair, Les Saint-Georges Premier Cru 2019 Nuits-Saint-Georges 

Only 60 tickets will be available, on a first come, first served basis.

Romané Basset, Gérard’s son, co-founder and trustee of The Gérard Basset Foundation, will be joining us along with CEO Lulie Halstead, and Head of Communications Christian Holthausen. Jancis Robinson MW is also a trustee of The Gérard Basset Foundation.

When: Monday May 6th  2024; 6:00pm – 9:00pm.
Where: Bonhams, 580 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022.
Donation $1500 per seat.

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