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Wine, Champagne and Sustainability

February 5, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Sustainability & Female Powerhouses in Wine

An Evening to Promote Sustainability and The Rise of Female Powerhouses in Wine

Join us on Wednesday, February 5th from 7 PM – 9:30 PM at Saxon & Parole in NYC to discuss the rise of women and sustainability in the wine industry. Vegan Wines founder Frances Gonzalez will be speaking and Italian winemaker Luca from Luca di Tomaso will also be at the event to pour his wines.

Hosted by Flatiron Partners, guests will enjoy a sustainable champagne and wine tasting along with a panel discussion covering two of the top leading movements in the wine industry: Sustainability and The Rise of Female Powerhouses in Wine.


Blaine Ashley, Founder of New York Champagne Week & The FIZZ is Female (moderator)

Jenny Lefcourt, Co-owner of Jenny & Francois Importing. Jenny & Francois present wines of small vineyards in this competitive worldwide market, in order to defend an endangered species — winemakers who work like artisans, crafting a different wine each year.

Mika Bulmash, Founder of Wine for the World, a young wine import company working exclusively with female-owned boutique producers and artisanal family vineyards.

Frances Gonzalez, Owner of Vegan Wines

Alexis Percival, Sommelier and Partner in Ruffian Wine Bar and Kindred, both of which boast 100% natural, certified sustainable wine programs

Hosted by Flatiron Partners:
Sonia Attkiss
Whitney Birtwell
Jerry Costello
Noah Friedman
Scott Rosenberg

Email us at info@veganwines.com for an invite if you’re interested in attending!


February 5, 2020
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Saxon & Parole
316 Bowery
New York City, NY United States
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