THE VILLAGE VOICE ANNOUNCES FINAL ROUND OF SPIRITS
FOR SECOND ANNUAL
“HOLIDAY SPIRITS” TASTING EVENT
**30 TOTAL DISTILLERIES, WINERIES & MORE CONFIRMED**
BOTH GENERAL ADMISSION AND VIP TICKETS AVAILABLE
New York, NY – October 30, 2014 – The Village Voice announces its final round of participating distilleries, wineries & more for the second annual Holiday Spirits tasting event coming up on Thursday, November 20th (Tickets On Sale Now). The 15 new spirits announced today include: Brooklyn Gin, Caledonia Spirits, Catskill Distilling Company, Death’s Door Spirits, Dulce Vida Organic Tequila, Dutch’s Spirits, Nahmias et Fils, OYO Vodka, Scorpion Mezcal, Slow & Low Rock and Rye, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, Suerte Tequila, Tanteo Spirits, Tuthilltown Spirits and Woody Creek Distillers.
These spirits will join the previously announced 15 spirits: Art in the Age Craft Spirits, Asahi Beer, Atsby Vermouth, Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, Barrow’s Intense Ginger Liqueur, Breuckelen Distilling, Brooklyn Winery, Cooperstown Distillery, Greenhook Ginsmiths, Mount Gay Rum, Owney’s Rum, Sorel Artisanal Liqueur, Van Brunt Stillhouse, White Pike Whiskey and Widow Jane.
Holiday Spirits will feature an array of over 25 distilleries, wineries & more from New York City and beyond, and will be held from 6:00pm – 9:00pm on the The Hornblower Infinity Cruise Ship, which will begin boarding guests at 5:30pm at Pier 40 @ West Houston Street and will include a New York harbor cruise.
The event will take place on the Infinity ship with DJ Tim Martell (whose credits include opening for Beyonce and at MTV’s Official VMA After Party) spinning on the main & mid decks and live jazz quartet Blue Vipers of Brooklyn performing sets all evening in the Slow & Low Lounge on the top deck of the ship. VIP guests will be treated to their own private bar/lounge and a VIP gift bag.
This year’s Holiday Spirits will feature two tiers of ticket options – general admission tickets ($50) and VIP tickets ($70) – unlimited sampling from over 25 distilleries, wineries and more, a souvenir tasting glass, live music, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, along with a New York harbor cruise (both are available for pre-sale starting tomorrow). The VIP ticket will also guests access to the Captain’s Lounge, a private VIP deck located on the top level of the ship, which will include a private bar, a VIP gift bag. For more details on this year’s two ticket options, visit: http://www.villagevoice.com/holidayspirits.
Sponsors of the 2014 Holiday Spirits event are: Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, Diamond Vision, Slow & Low Rock and Rye, Whole Foods Market, Asahi Beer, New York Botanical Gardens and Green Mountain Energy. The official radio partner of the event is Q104.3 New York.
The Village Voice 2nd Annual Holiday Spirits Tasting Event
DATE: Thursday, November 20th 2014
VENUE: The Hornblower Infinity Cruise Ship
Pier 40 @ West Houston St., Manhattan, NY
TICKETS: On-sale now, here: http://ticketf.ly/1yhVPCo
General Admission Ticket – $50 | VIP Ticket – $70
TIME: 6PM – 9PM
5:30PM Boarding | 7:30PM Leave Dock For 1 hour NY Harbor Cruise
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About Village Voice Events:
The Village Voice has independently produced and created such celebrated events as the Choice Eats, Obies Awards, 4Knots Music Festival, Choice Streets, Holiday Spirits, Brooklyn Pour, as well as the most anticipated issues and guides of the year including the annual Pazz and Jop music poll, Best of NYC, and its Spring, Summer, and Fall Preview guides. The Voice is New York’s most influential must-read alternative newspaper in print and online. For more information on the Voice or its events, please visit us online at www.villagevoice.com.
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