Wines of Corsica in San Francisco and New York

Première visite des vignerons de Corse aux Etats-Unis en 2015

Wines of Corsica in San Francisco and New York

Wine is one of the most well-known corsican product. So far is the time when wines of Corsica were assimilated to industrial wines in the 60’s. Today the island has 8 AOP composed by a huge variety of cilmate and ground with more than 30 kinds of vines. Today more than 40% of corsican wine is sold overseas. 1 month after the Düsseldorf travel in Germany, Wines of Corsica start today an American visit between San Francisco and New York.

Le Clos Culombu et 10 autres vignerons corses en tournée aux Etats-Unis

Part 1 : Wines of Corsica in San Francisco

And this visit starts today in the west coast of United States. The corsican CIV and 11 corsican wine makers are organizing an exhibition at the Galery ALTER SPACE in San Francisco, California. American journalists and wine experts come to meet them in an artistic atmosphere with pictures of the New Yorkese photograph Aaron Zebrook and the presence of Jerome Jouvre and its movie about corsican landscapes. During this exhiition, American people will taste the best wines of Corsica :

  • CLOS ALIVU

  • CLOS CULOMBU

  • CLOS TEDDI

  • CLOS VENTURI

  • DOMAINE VICO
  • 
DOMAINE D’ALZIPRATU

  • DOMAINE DE TORRACCIA

  • DOMAINE ORENGA DE GAFFORY 

  • LES VIGNERONS D’AGHIONE
  • CORSICAN-GROUPE UVAL 

  • UNION DES VIGNERONS DE L’ ÎLE DE BEAUTE
les vignerons corses à San Francisco
Wines of Corsica in San Francisco ©louis raphael – flickr

After a first part dedicated to journalists and wine experts, the event will be open to general admission 

  • When : Monday April 18th from 12pm to 4pm local time
  • Where : ALTER SPACE Galery, 1158 Howard Street, CA 94103

Part 2 : Wines of Corsica in New York

After San Francisco, New York will host corsican wine makers for a discovery weekend. On thursday april 21st, New Yorkese people could taste the best corsican wines in one of the hugests Soho art galeries. For this occasion, artworks from Jean-Jo Renucci and Jerome Jouvre will be there to show a modern Corsica who has kept its traditional culture. In addition to these exhibitions, a couple of evenings will be organized on Thurday 21st and Friday 22nd. Some Chiefs will offer you the best corsican specials to give you a perfect corsican immersion in the heart of Big Apple. Finally a DJ will be there as well during these evenings.

Photo de Jean-Joseph Renucci pour illustrer la venue des vignerons corses à New York
Wines of Corsica in New York by Jean-Joseph Renucci

To know more

  • Exhibition : Thursday April 21st from 12pm to 4pm local time
  • Evenings from 6pm on Thursday and 7pm on Friday
  • Where : Joseph Gross Gallery, 548 W 28TH ST

Tickets : Available on EventBrite

Discover in this video the 2015 corsican wine makers visit in New York

More info :

Official website of Les Vins de Corse

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