North Chatham Free Library (NCFL) Announces “A Wine Tasting for the Season” Event on Saturday, June 3 from 5 to 7 P.M.
Join Internationally Renowned Sommelier and Wine Consultant Daniel Johnnes in NCFL’s Garden at 4287 Rte. 203
North Chatham, NY (May 9, 2023) – Explore, taste, and savor a sampling of wines at this special fund-raiser to support the North Chatham Free Library and hosted by North Chatham resident and world acclaimed wine expert Daniel Johnnes on Saturday, June 3 from 5 to 7 P.M. in the library garden. The cost per person is $45 and reservations are required by Sunday, May 27, due to limited space. To secure a booking, simply sign up at www.northchathamlibrary.org or stop by the library in person.
“This fun event offers attendees an exciting variety of wines, the good fortune to personally learn from Daniel Johnnes’ extensive expertise, and make a contribution to the North Chatham Free Library,” said NCFL Wine Tasting Event Chairperson Betsy Winters-Russell.
“The opportunity to share my passion and knowledge about wine from essentially my backyard is truly gratifying and I look forward to meeting more of my Columbia County neighbors,” said Daniel Johnnes.
His career is unparalleled in the wine world, currently serving as Wine Director for Daniel Boulud’s Dinex Group, which includes over 15 restaurants in New York City and internationally. Johnnes also manages the wine program for American Express’s Centurion New York, located in the One Vanderbilt building.
He has received two of the highest honors from the French Republic for his efforts in the furtherance of French wine and culture by being named a Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite Agricole (2016) and Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite (2023). Johnnes is a three-time James Beard Award winner, as well as the prestigious Who’s Who Among Food & Beverage in America award.
He is also the founder of Pressoir.wine, which offers intimate wine experiences, consulting services, and an exclusive club.