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NY Champagne Week

NOV 7 – 13th,  2016

Celebrating it’s fourth annual event this November 2016, New York Champagne Week is the premeire holiday season bubbly laden, multi-day fête. The week-long Champagne lifestyle party celebrates the best Champagne has to offer from grower gems to big brand names. The drinks industry and general bubbly lovin’ public alike will relish in a slew of sparkling events such as Champagne tastings and classes, Champagne and food pairing parties, the wildly popular Champagne Cocktail Competition, bubbly happy hours and more.


The Prosecco Pop Up

February 6 – 12th, 2017

CitySip is back at it with the bubbly this February 2017, celebrating it’s 2nd Annual Prosecco Pop Up. This week long fizz filled “partito” takes a cue from it’s big sister, New York Champagne Week, with fun, creative events like Formaggi & Fizz, the GALentines Brunch, Bro-secco Night, the Bellini Brunch and Prosecco fueled seminars.  The Prosecco Pop Up takes place in one pop up location to be revealed in January 2017. Chin chin!


Spirit of Cava

June 5 – 11th,  2017

Be transported to Spain for one – week in June 2017 as CitySip celebrate’s it’s 2nd Annual The Spirit of Cava event. The ultimate summertime sparkly sipper, Cava not only provides a bang for your bubbly buck but also offers up prime tapa pair-ability and increasing quality. Expect sunny rooftop sparkling filled happy hours, bubbly brunch time bashes, Cava tasting classes, fizz filled afternoon happy hours and the 3rd Annual Cava Cocktail Competition featuring some of NYCs best bartenders mixing up Cava with Spanish spirits and sherries. Stay tuned here for more The Spirit of Cava 2017 scoop.


New York Champagne Week ‘On Tour’


February 20 – 21


February 27 – 28

Las Vegas

April 10 – 11

San Francisco

April 17 – 18

Los Angeles

April 24 – 25


About CitySip


Welcome to CitySip, the go-to wine and spirit event creation, promotional placement and brand consulting company based in New York City.

Founded by Blaine Ashley in December 2010, CitySip initially focused on bringing artisanal spirits and farmer wines to the forefront of drinks trade professionals and cocktail culture influencers through innovative, engaging promotions and event concepts.

Always ahead of the trend, in November 2013, Ashley launched New York Champagne Week as she’d recognized early on the increasing popularity and thirst for curiosity bubbly was bound to bask in.

New York Champagne Week became an instant success and on the cusp of celebrating it’s fourth – year in November 2016, Ashley is expanding into all-things bubbly with the launch of The Prosecco Pop Up in February 2016 and Cava Week in June 2016 while continuing to host sparkling wine centric educational seminars and fizz filled Champagne events in tandem with cocktail weeks and food and wine festivals across the country.

A few of the impactful events that CitySip has brought it’s bubbly stamp to include: Tales of the Cocktail, Manhattan Cocktail Classic, South Beach Food and Wine, Taste of the Nation, Star Chefs Conference, The Emmy’s and more.

Happy Sippin’

Blaine Ashley


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