Blind Tasting



Learn the "deductive tasting method" that wine pros use to evaluate wines and then put it to the test yourself! You might surprise yourself with how much you can learn about a wine when you're "blind" to what is in the glass. We'll end with a little blind tasting competition to have a little fun with the tasting method! This is a great experience for teambuilding.


Alexandra Evnin

Sommelier, Wine Club Manager

Alex is a certified sommelier and works at Leon & Son Wine and Spirits, where she runs the wine club and assists with buying activities. She graduated from the Cornell Hotel School, where she concentrated in Food & Beverage and minored in Viticulture & Enology- studying wine from both the service side and the agricultural/production side. Alex grew up in Napa Valley/ Bay Area, where it’s hard to be for long and not find your way into wine. She has come to love how wine intersects culture, history, nature, and agriculture, and also brings people together. Whether you want to learn about wine fundamentals, take a deep dive into a region, or would like assistance in curating wines for an event- she is there to help facilitate the best guest experience!

Nicolas Capron-Manieux

Sommelier, Writer

Born and raised in New York City, Nicolas began his journey at the International Culinary Center in Manhattan, where he worked and studied under Master Sommeliers. He applied his knowledge as he learned his trade in many of the city' most celebrated dining rooms, including Pasquale Jones, Upland, and COTE Korean Steakhouse. Today he runs his own consulting and events company, NCM Sommelier Services, writes a Substack, Word to the Wine, and brings his expertise to Night Inn!

Kara Joseph

Wine Director

Kara Joseph is a Certified Sommelier and DipWSET recipient. She has lived and worked and Napa Valley and New York City teaching and sharing her passion for wine. She has travelled to over 10 countries to taste and learn about different wines. She has 8 years of experience in the wine industry. She continuously looks forward to sharing her passion for wine with others!

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What’s included

  • Disposable Wine Tumblers
  • Wine Opener
  • Wine Ice Bucket

What’s required from you

  • Ice
  • Clean and ample space to host experience
  • Time to chill specified items (you will receive instructions upon booking)
  • Time to receive materials via delivery and set aside where Experience will take place


Catena, Classic Malbec, 2019

Serves 6 people per item

Maison Noir OPP Pinot Noir 2021

Serves 6 people per item

Keuka Lake Vineyards, Finger Lakes Riesling, Dry, 2017

Serves 6 people per item

Domaine Rolet, Arbois Chardonnay, 2015

Serves 6 people per item

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