February 29 - March 2, 2024

New York City

The Inaugural Edition of

We are thrilled to announce the inaugural edition of Vinous Icons, which will take place in New York City from February 29 - March 2, 2024.

Join the Vinous editorial team as we welcome leading estates from around the world for two days of tastings, educational seminars and a Gala Dinner. Vinous Icons is a fabulous opportunity to taste outstanding, reference-point wines, chat with our team of reviewers and further your wine knowledge in our educational seminars.

We are excited to share an initial selection of attending producers and our calendar of events below.  


Australia: Cirillo Estate

Argentina & Chile: Bemberg Estate, Bodegas Caro, Catena Zapata, Concha y Toro (Amelia), Don Melchor, Le Dix de Los Vascos, Rutini, Seña, Susana Balbo, Trivento Eolo, Ventisquero, Viña Cobos, Viñedo Chadwick, Zuccardi Wines

China: Ao Yun

France - Bordeaux: Brane-Cantenac, Canon, La Conseillante, La Gaffelière, Larcis Ducasse, La Lagune, Léoville Las Cases, Les Carmes Haut Brion, Montrose, Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande, Rauzan-Ségla, Valandraud

France - Champagne: Bollinger, Dom Pérignon, Dom Ruinart, La Grande Dame by Veuve Clicquot, Laurent Perrier, Champagne Louis Roederer, Pol Roger, Taittinger

France - Beaujolais & Rhône: Domaine de la Vieille Julienne, Château du Moulin-à-Vent, Château de Saint Cosme, Domaine de La Chapelle, Domaine Paul Jaboulet Aîné

Italy - North: Chiara Condello, Dal Forno, Elio Grasso, Inama, Livio Felluga, Masi, Produttori del Barbaresco, Tenuta San Leonardo, Terlano, Vietti

Italy - Tuscany: Antinori, Argiano, Biondi Santi - Tenuta Il Greppo, Canalicchio di Sopra, Castellare, Castello di Ama, Fontodi, Gagliole, Il Carnasciale, Il Marroneto, Le Macchiole, Luce, Montepeloso, Ornellaia, Poliziano

Italy - South: Elena Fucci, Passopisciaro, Tasca d’Almerita

Spain: Bodegas Vega Sicilia

USA - Napa: Blankiet, Brion, Futo, Mayacamas, Pahlmeyer, PlumpJack Estate Winery, Realm Cellars, Shafer, Spottswoode, Stag's Leap Wine Cellars, TOR Wines, Turley, Vine Hill Ranch (VHR)

USA - Sonoma: Cornell, DuMOL, Kistler Vineyards, Occidental

USA - Central Coast California: Booker, Chanin Wines, Domaine de la Côte, Domaine Jean Francois, Jonata, L'Aventure Winery, Melville, Rhys, Ridge Vineyards, Sanford Single Vineyard Wines, Tablas Creek Vineyard

USA - Pacific Northwest: Cayuse, Force Majeure, Lingua Franca


Thursday, February 29th

Icons of Bordeaux Dinner | Legacy Records, New York City | 6:30pm

Featuring Château La Conseillante, Château Montrose, Château Les Carmes Haut-Brion and Château Canon. Hosted by Neal Martin. 

This small, intimate dinner features four of Bordeaux’s most cutting edge properties. Taste older, library vintages and hear from the winemakers themselves in what is sure to be a lively exchange of views. All guests will receive a signed copy of Neal’s new book The Complete Bordeaux Vintage Guide. Please note space for this dinner is very limited.

Featured Wines:

Château Canon presented by Nicolas Audebert

2016, 2001 and 1942 Château Canon

Château Les Carmes Haut-Brion presented by Guillaume Pouthier

2016, 1995 and 1982 Château Les Carmes Haut-Brion

Château La Conseillante presented by Marielle Cazaux

2016, 2010 and 1985 Château La Conseillante 

Château Montrose presented by Arnaud Frédéric 

2016, 2010 and 1990 Château Montrose

Icons of Napa Valley BYOB Dinner Union Square Cafe, New York City | 6:30pm (WAITLIST ONLY)

Featuring Mayacamas, Spottswoode, Turley and Vine Hill Ranch (VHR). Hosted by Antonio Galloni.

Exploring the nuances of Napa Valley’s rich history and top vineyard sites will be the focus of this very special dinner featuring four iconic estates and a fabulous collection of wines. Guests are invited to bring bottles from their own cellars to share with friends and fellow guests. All attendees will receive one of the new Vinous Napa Valley Maps. Please note space for this dinner is very limited.

Featured Wines:


1986 Cabernet Sauvignon

2007 Cabernet Sauvignon


2004 Spottswoode Cabernet

2014 Spottswoode Cabernet


1996 Turley “Hayne Vineyard” Petite Syrah 

2013 Turley “Hayne Vineyard” Zinfandel 

VHR, Vine Hill Ranch

2010 VHR, Vine Hill Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon 

2013 VHR, Vine Hill Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon

Icons of Italy Dinner Locanda Verde, New York City | 6:30pm

Featuring Elio Grasso, Il Marroneto, Passopisciaro and Terlano. Hosted by Eric Guido. 

Let us take you on a journey through Italy from the steep, chilly Alpine slopes of Alto Adige to the volcanic vineyards of Etna in Sicily. Taste wines from four iconic estates whose winemakers will reveal the extraordinary oenological diversity unique to Italy.

Featured Wines:

Elio Grasso

2010 Barolo Gavarini Chiniera

2010 Barolo Ginestra Casa Matè

2010 Barolo Riserva Runcot

Il Marroneto

2019 Brunello di Montalcino Madonna delle Grazie

2016 Brunello di Montalcino Madonna delle Grazie

2010 Brunello di Montalcino Madonna delle Grazie


2014 Contrada Rampante

2014 Contrada Sciaranuova

2014 Contrada Chiappemacine


2018 Quarz Sauvignon Blanc

2019 Vorberg Pinot Bianco Riserva

2021 Terlaner I Primo Grande Cuvée

Friday, March 1st

Collector's Lunch: Champagne Louis Roederer Cristal and Cristal Rosé Vertical | Le Bernardin, New York City | 12pm

Join Jean-Baptiste Lécaillon, Roederer’s Chef de Cave, for a once-in-a-lifetime vertical and lunch featuring select vintages of Cristal and Cristal Rosé. Please note space for this lunch is very limited. Hosted by Antonio Galloni.

Featured Wines:

Collection 244
2013, 2012, 2008, 2004, 1990 Louis Roederer Cristal
2013, 2012, 2008, 2004, 1988 Louis Roederer Cristal Rosé

Rhône Wines from Around the World Seminar | The Altman Building, New York City | 2pm - 4pm

 Syrah and Grenache are the two great Rhône red grape varieties. They have been exported and cultivated across the globe to great effect, as will be explored in this seminar featuring wines and winemakers from Booker Wines, Cayuse Vineyards, Cirillo, Domaine de La Chapelle, Domaine de la Vieille Julienne, Force Majeure, L'Aventure and Tablas Creek Vineyards, with Eric Guido, Nicolas Greinacher and Angus Hughson.

Featured Wines:

Domaine de la Vieille Julienne 

2019 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Réserve 

L'Aventure Winery

2019 Côte à Côte 

Tablas Creek Vineyard 

2019 Le Complice 

Cirillo Estate 

2010 Maya Grenache 

Domaine de La Chapelle 

2019 Hermitage La Chapelle 


2019 Fracture 

Force Majeure 

2019 SJR Syrah 


2019 Syrah En Chamberlin Vineyard

Château de Saint Cosme 

2019 Gigondas Rouge Le Claux

Icons Tasting - Day One | The Altman Building, New York City | 4:30pm - 8pm

Taste a selection of the most admired wines in the world curated by our team of reviewers at the Vinous Icons walk-around tasting. Please note that a number of the wines being shown are made in very small quantities. As a result, some wineries will pour different wines on each day.

Saturday, March 2nd

Wines of the Sta. Rita Hills Seminar | The Altman Building, New York City | 10:30am - 12pm

With its cool climate, marine soils and maritime influence, Sta. Rita Hills is one of the most exciting wine regions in the United States. Join us for this spirited discussion with some of the region's most dynamic winemakers. Featured wineries: Chanin Wines, Domaine de la Côte, Melville, Sanford Single Vineyard Wines and The Hilt. Attendees will receive a copy of the recently published Vinous Map of the Vineyards of the Sta. Rita Hills. Moderated by Antonio Galloni.

Featured Wines:

Chanin Wines - Presented by Gavin Chanin

2021 Zotovich Vineyard Pinot Noir 

2020 Sanford & Benedict Vineyard Chardonnay

Domaine de la Côte - Presented by Sashi Moorman

2021 La Côte 

2021 Sous Le Chene

The Hilt - Presented by Matt Dees

2019 The Hilt Bentrock Chardonnay Sta. Rita Hills 

2019 The Hilt Radian Pinot Noir Sta. Rita Hills

Melville - Presented by Chad Melville

2021 Melville Estate Syrah – Donna’s Block 

2022 Melville Estate Pinot Noir – Terraces

Sanford Single Vineyard Wines - Presented by Trey Fletcher

2019 Sanford La Rinconada Vineyard Pinot Noir 

2019 Sanford & Benedict Vineyard Pinot Noir

Icons Tasting - Day Two | The Altman Building, New York City | 12:30pm - 4pm

Taste a selection of the most admired wines in the world curated by our team of reviewers at the Vinous Icons walk-around tasting. Please note that a number of the wines being shown are made in very small quantities. As a result, some wineries will pour different wines on each day.

Wines of South America Seminar | The Altman Building, New York City | 4pm - 5:30pm

Winemaking in Chile and Argentina is dominated by the influence of the Andes. In this seminar, Joaquín Hidalgo leads a tasting of several reference-point wines to showcase the nuance and complexity of Andean wines. Featuring Catena Zapata, Concha y Toro, Susana Balbo, Trivento, and Viña Cobos 


Bemberg Estate

2019 La Linterna Finca El Tomillo Chardonnay

Catena Zapata 

2021 Adrianna Vineyard 'River' Malbec 

  Concha y Toro 

2021 Amelia Chardonnay 

Susana Balbo 

2021 Blanco de Gualtallary Signature Limited Edition 


Eolo 2019 

Viña Cobos

2019 Malbec Chañares Estate

Viña Los Vascos

2019 LE DIX de Los Vascos

Icons Big Bottle BYOB Gala Dinner | The Altman Building, New York City | Champagne Reception 6:30pm, Dinner 7pm

The Altman Building will be transformed into a stunning venue for the Icons Big Bottle Gala Dinner for an extraordinary evening of wine, food and camaraderie. A selection of attending producers will each host a table and pour wines from their library. In the spirit of conviviality, we invite guests to share bottles from their own cellars. The Gala Dinner is the perfect occasion to open rare large formats and special bottles.

Exclusive Capital One Cardholder Benefits

Order tickets to the Vinous Icons Walk-Around Tastings with an eligible Capital One credit card via the Capital One Entertainment Portal to:

Gain 30 minutes early entry to the Vinous Icons Walk-Around Wine Tastings and

Access to the Capital One "Wine Vault" Lounge during the Vinous Icons Walk-Around Tastings

 We look forward to welcoming you to Vinous Icons 2024.

The above information is current as of February 20, 2024 and may be subject to change.

Vinous Icons is produced with logistical support from I.E.E.M. (International Event & Exhibition Management).

All income from the sale of trade-access tickets  to the Vinous Walk-Around tasting will be donated to Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital’s Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department.