THE BIG GLOU
On February 27th and 28th, the Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn will play host to The Big Glou, a large scale tasting featuring natural wine producers from around the globe. What makes this event unique is that it is not just for people in the industry, but is open to the public. The two-day fair is the brainchild of wine importer Guilhaume Gerard (Selection Massale) and wine director Lee Campbell (Reynard).
The Big Glou is:
New York's first "natural wine" fair that is open to the public. We will have around 100 producers from all over the world.
What is the common thread that links all the wine producers?
All the producers work in a natural way with organic viticulture, using low sulfur, and natural fermentations.
What makes New York City an exciting destination for wine these days?
Thanks to all the importers scouting the world to find new and exciting wines, New York City is maybe the best market in the world. No other city has access to such an international lineup of natural wines.
GUILHAUME'S NYC WINE GUIDE
"There are so many great wine shops in Brooklyn and in the city. For the Big Glou, we are partnering with Natural Wine Co. and Slope Cellars in Brooklyn and Crush, Flatiron Wine & Spirits, and Chambers Street Wines in Manhattan to be able to sell wines that are being shown during the weekend’s events."
Natural Wine Co. | 211 N 11th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211 | T: 646.397.9463 | www.naturalwine.com
Slope Cellars | 436 7th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215 | T: 718.369.7307 | www.slopecellars.com
Crush Wine & Spirits | 153 East 57th Street, New York, NY 10022 | T: 212.980.9463 | www.crushwineco.com
Flatiron Wine & Spirits | 929 Broadway, New York, NY 10010 | T: 212.477.1315 | flatiron-wines.com
Chambers Street Wines | 148 Chambers Street, New York, NY 10007 | T: 212.227.1434 | www.chambersstwines.com
"For the ambiance, music, and great wines, I like to drink wine at The Four Horsemen, Maison Premiere, and every place Andrew Tarlow is involved with: Reynard, Marlow & Sons, Diner."
The Four Horsemen | 295 Grand Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211 | T: 718.599.4900 | www.fourhorsemenbk.com | BOOK A TABLE
Maison Premiere | 298 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211 | T: 347.335.0446 | maisonpremiere.com | BOOK A TABLE
Reynard | 80 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211 | T: 718.460.8004 | reynardnyc.com |
Marlow & Sons | 81 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11249 | T: 718.384.1441 | marlowandsons.com
Diner | 85 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11249 | T: 718.486.3077 | dinernyc.com
Eat + Drink Wine
"There are so many wonderful places to eat and drink good wine in the city at the moment."
"For all the cool Rieslings going great with chef Danny Bowien's food."
171 East Broadway, New York, NY 10002
About Guilhaume Gerard
Guilhaume Gerard is the co-founder and co-owner of the wine import company Selection Massale. He grew up between Paris and the south of France before moving to the United States. In 2007, he opened Terroir Natural Wine Merchant in the SOMA district in San Francisco. He left in 2010 to launch Selection Massale.
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