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.