May 2013

Wed
01
Best-in-Glass: Wine Class with Melanie Mann / Every Wednesday / 6:45 - 7:45PM
7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Upper West Side Wine Store
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Best-in-Glass: Wine Class with Melanie Mann / Every Wednesday / 6:45 - 7:45PM
Wednesday, May 1st
7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market - Upper West Side Wine Store

Each week this month, our resident wine expert Melanie Mann is giving free lessons on selection technique, flavor distinction, and tons more on the art of wine to help you make savvy wine selections. During each lesson, you’ll get to sip and savor some of the best bottles at our Upper West Side Wine Store.

 
JOIN US EVERY WEDNESDAY!
BEST-IN-GLASS WINE CLASSES WITH MELANIE MANN
 
August 7th 
Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon: Understanding and appreciating the differences!
 
August 14th 
Alsace – Keep cool with these nuanced, flavorful French whites and sparklers.
 
August 21st 
South Africa – What’s New?! Beyond Pinotage
 
August 28th 
Terrific values from Southwest France
 
Location:
Whole Foods Market - Upper West Side Wine Store
808 Columbus Avenue at 97th Street, NYC
Standing room only
 
Time:
Every Wednesday
6:45-7:45pm
 
Fee:
Free!
 
Wed
08
Veggiecation Kid's Cooking Classes. Wednesday, May 8th / 4:00 - 5:00PM
5:00 PM @ Upper West Side - 808 Columbus at 97th Street
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Veggiecation Kid's Cooking Classes. Wednesday, May 8th / 4:00 - 5:00PM
Wednesday, May 8th
5:00 PM
Upper West Side - 808 Columbus at 97th Street

 

Veggiecation Kids Classes
We've teamed up with Veggiecation, a nutrition education program that introduces young children to the wonderfully delicious and nutritious world of vegetables. We have an awesome class once every month, so round up the kiddies and get them ready for some Veggiecation! 
 
 
 
Wed
08
What to Cook Mom on Mother's Day / Wednesday, May 8 / 5:00 - 7:00PM
5:00 PM @ Upper West Side - 808 Columbus at 97th Street
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What to Cook Mom on Mother's Day / Wednesday, May 8 / 5:00 - 7:00PM
Wednesday, May 8th
5:00 PM
Upper West Side - 808 Columbus at 97th Street

 

Not sure what to cook mom for Mother's Day? Come to this wee's demo night for suggestions from the Upper West Side team! 
 
We'll be having a tasting event featuring dishes our Team Members’ are making for their mothers. Team Members will also give recommendations for scrumptious Mother’s Day dinner dishes you can try at home.
 
 
Wed
08
Best-in-Glass: Wine Class with Melanie Mann / Every Wednesday / 6:45 - 7:45PM
7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Upper West Side Wine Store
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Best-in-Glass: Wine Class with Melanie Mann / Every Wednesday / 6:45 - 7:45PM
Wednesday, May 8th
7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market - Upper West Side Wine Store

Each week this month, our resident wine expert Melanie Mann is giving free lessons on selection technique, flavor distinction, and tons more on the art of wine to help you make savvy wine selections. During each lesson, you’ll get to sip and savor some of the best bottles at our Upper West Side Wine Store.

 
JOIN US EVERY WEDNESDAY!
BEST-IN-GLASS WINE CLASSES WITH MELANIE MANN
 
August 7th 
Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon: Understanding and appreciating the differences!
 
August 14th 
Alsace – Keep cool with these nuanced, flavorful French whites and sparklers.
 
August 21st 
South Africa – What’s New?! Beyond Pinotage
 
August 28th 
Terrific values from Southwest France
 
Location:
Whole Foods Market - Upper West Side Wine Store
808 Columbus Avenue at 97th Street, NYC
Standing room only
 
Time:
Every Wednesday
6:45-7:45pm
 
Fee:
Free!
 
Thu
09
Mom-O-Rama Spa Day / Thursday, May 9th / 10:00AM - 1:00PM
10:00 AM @ Upper West Side - 808 Columbus at 97th Street
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Mom-O-Rama Spa Day / Thursday, May 9th / 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Thursday, May 9th
10:00 AM
Upper West Side - 808 Columbus at 97th Street

 

Mom-O-Rama Spa Day in Whole Body
On Thursday, May 9th from 10-1PM, our Whole Body team will host a day of beauty for mothers featuring product sampling, free gift bags, and more to celebrate our favorite ladies, Moms!
 
 
Thu
09
"So Easy" for Moms - Cooking Demonstration by Ellie Krieger / Thursday, May 9th / 6:00 - 8:00PM
6:00 PM @ Upper West Side - 808 Columbus at 97th Street
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"So Easy" for Moms - Cooking Demonstration by Ellie Krieger / Thursday, May 9th / 6:00 - 8:00PM
Thursday, May 9th
6:00 PM
Upper West Side - 808 Columbus at 97th Street, Free!

 

"So Easy" for Moms - Cooking Demonstration by Ellie Krieger 
Guess who'll be at the Wine Store showing "So Easy" to cook meals for on-the-go moms. Yup, Ellie Krieger! She's Food Network's "Healthy Appetite" host, a dietitian, community advocate, and an Upper West Side mom. Ellie's an on-the-go mom too so she's got easy, tasty meals down to a science.
 
Come join Ellie on Thursday at 6PM at the Wine Store, but be sure to rsvp to: uwsevents@wholefoods.com. Space is limited.
 
"So Easy" book signing to follow 
 
 
Fri
10
Upper West Side Rose' Festival @ The Wine Store / May 10 - 12 / All Day-All Weekend
12:00 AM @ Upper West Side - 808 Columbus at 97th Street
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Upper West Side Rose' Festival @ The Wine Store / May 10 - 12 / All Day-All Weekend
Friday, May 10th
12:00 AM
Upper West Side - 808 Columbus at 97th Street, Free!

 

Upper West Side Rose' Festival @ The Wine Store
We believe that moms deserve roses and rose'! So we're hosting an exquisite weekend-long celebration of Mom, while highlighting the unique rose's at our Wine Store. Take a look at the line up and come join us.
 
Day 1, Friday, May 10
1:00-6:00PM - Afternoon Rose' Pouring and Tasting 
6:00-7:00PM - A presentation on Rose'. Origin, characteristics, pouring technique, and storage method, and more.
7:30-9:30PM - Pouring and Tasting will continue
 
Day 2, Saturday, May 11
1:00-6:00PM - Afternoon Rose' Pouring and Tasting 
6:00-7:00PM - A presentation on the best rose' and hors d'oeuvre pairings that help bring out the most flavor in both the wine and food
7:00-8:00PM - Blind Taste Test: Which Rose Pairs the Best? You decide!
 
Day 3, Sunday, May 12
12:00-9:00PM - Mother's Day celebration and final day of festival.
There will be individual roses attached to wine bottles and placed all around the store with a tag on it that has various descriptions of one of the most special ladies in your life--MOM. We invite you to select the roses and rose' that best describe your mother.   
12:00-9:00PM - All Day Rose' Pouring and Tasting
 
 
Wed
15
Best-in-Glass: Wine Class with Melanie Mann / Every Wednesday / 6:45 - 7:45PM
7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Upper West Side Wine Store
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Best-in-Glass: Wine Class with Melanie Mann / Every Wednesday / 6:45 - 7:45PM
Wednesday, May 15th
7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market - Upper West Side Wine Store

Each week this month, our resident wine expert Melanie Mann is giving free lessons on selection technique, flavor distinction, and tons more on the art of wine to help you make savvy wine selections. During each lesson, you’ll get to sip and savor some of the best bottles at our Upper West Side Wine Store.

 
JOIN US EVERY WEDNESDAY!
BEST-IN-GLASS WINE CLASSES WITH MELANIE MANN
 
August 7th 
Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon: Understanding and appreciating the differences!
 
August 14th 
Alsace – Keep cool with these nuanced, flavorful French whites and sparklers.
 
August 21st 
South Africa – What’s New?! Beyond Pinotage
 
August 28th 
Terrific values from Southwest France
 
Location:
Whole Foods Market - Upper West Side Wine Store
808 Columbus Avenue at 97th Street, NYC
Standing room only
 
Time:
Every Wednesday
6:45-7:45pm
 
Fee:
Free!
 
Thu
16
Twitter Chat: Light Up the Grill
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Light Up the Grill
Thursday, May 16th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Fee

The weather is warming up and that means it's time to head outside for some cooking over the coals or gratesl. Let's chat about our favorite foods to kiss with flame, tips and tricks for seasoning, and more. Follow #wfmdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Wed
22
Best-in-Glass: Wine Class with Melanie Mann / Every Wednesday / 6:45 - 7:45PM
7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Upper West Side Wine Store
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Best-in-Glass: Wine Class with Melanie Mann / Every Wednesday / 6:45 - 7:45PM
Wednesday, May 22nd
7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market - Upper West Side Wine Store

Each week this month, our resident wine expert Melanie Mann is giving free lessons on selection technique, flavor distinction, and tons more on the art of wine to help you make savvy wine selections. During each lesson, you’ll get to sip and savor some of the best bottles at our Upper West Side Wine Store.

 
JOIN US EVERY WEDNESDAY!
BEST-IN-GLASS WINE CLASSES WITH MELANIE MANN
 
August 7th 
Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon: Understanding and appreciating the differences!
 
August 14th 
Alsace – Keep cool with these nuanced, flavorful French whites and sparklers.
 
August 21st 
South Africa – What’s New?! Beyond Pinotage
 
August 28th 
Terrific values from Southwest France
 
Location:
Whole Foods Market - Upper West Side Wine Store
808 Columbus Avenue at 97th Street, NYC
Standing room only
 
Time:
Every Wednesday
6:45-7:45pm
 
Fee:
Free!
 
Wed
29
Best-in-Glass: Wine Class with Melanie Mann / Every Wednesday / 6:45 - 7:45PM
7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Upper West Side Wine Store
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Best-in-Glass: Wine Class with Melanie Mann / Every Wednesday / 6:45 - 7:45PM
Wednesday, May 29th
7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market - Upper West Side Wine Store

Each week this month, our resident wine expert Melanie Mann is giving free lessons on selection technique, flavor distinction, and tons more on the art of wine to help you make savvy wine selections. During each lesson, you’ll get to sip and savor some of the best bottles at our Upper West Side Wine Store.

 
JOIN US EVERY WEDNESDAY!
BEST-IN-GLASS WINE CLASSES WITH MELANIE MANN
 
August 7th 
Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon: Understanding and appreciating the differences!
 
August 14th 
Alsace – Keep cool with these nuanced, flavorful French whites and sparklers.
 
August 21st 
South Africa – What’s New?! Beyond Pinotage
 
August 28th 
Terrific values from Southwest France
 
Location:
Whole Foods Market - Upper West Side Wine Store
808 Columbus Avenue at 97th Street, NYC
Standing room only
 
Time:
Every Wednesday
6:45-7:45pm
 
Fee:
Free!
 
Thu
30
Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
Thursday, May 30th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Cool, crisp whites, reds to pair with your favorite steak - wine is made for summer food. Join us as we chat about pairing wines with both weather and favorite summer foods. Follow #wfmwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

Events At Nearby Stores

Fish Friday
Friday, April 18th
12:00 PM
Seafood Dept, Free

Observing Good Friday? Stop by for Chef Kathy’s table in Seafood for inspiring fish dishes.

Observing Good Friday? Stop by for Chef Kathy’s table in Seafood for inspiring fish dishes.

Lunch with Lynne in Port Chester
Friday, April 18th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
By the store entrance, Free

Our Demo Specialist Lynne is a master at whipping up quick meals that taste like you spent hours making.  Join her in Produce every Friday for a fresh new recipe .

Our Demo Specialist Lynne is a master at whipping up quick meals that taste like you spent hours making.  Join her in Produce every Friday for a fresh new recipe .

Kids Class: Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs
Friday, April 18th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cafe, Free

Just in time for Easter, we’ll be dyeing eggs using natural ingredients like spices, fruit and vegetable juices. Free. Registration required at Customer Service. 

Just in time for Easter, we’ll be dyeing eggs using natural ingredients like spices, fruit and vegetable juices. Free. Registration required at Customer Service.