Jaillance In-Store Tastings

MPB Agency had a remarkable visit at Les Caves de Jaillance in Die, France this past summer to prepare for the Fall and Winter season tasting events.
Discover the Clairette de Die, Crémant de Bordeaux and Crémant de Bordeaux Rosé to pair with your festivities, found in partnering wine shops in New York.

To see upcoming tastings, visit our Facebook page at:  http://www.facebook.com/mpbagency



Baron François 11th Portfolio Tasting

Baron François’ Annual Portfolio Tasting event will be held on Tuesday March 3, 2015. Baron François aims to offer an unforgettable day with its recently launched wines and spirits.

As the key supplier of French wines to New York City’s many hotels, restaurants, and fine wine shops, Baron François truly lives up to its name.

Paris Gourmet, in sponsorship with Baron François, will present creative hors d’oeuvres and buffet style options throughout the event.

French Restaurant Week® 2015

The 6th edition of French Restaurant Week®, in partnership with Open Table®, will be returning July, 2015!

Over 100 French restaurants have participated in French Restaurant Week within past two years, truly celebrating French Gastronomy and Terroirs. Customers can look forward to both old favorites and new discoveries in the New York City area, offering discounted pre-fixe menus highlighting the best dishes and wine pairings.

From casual to upscale, French Restaurant Week offers a dining experience for everyone to enjoy. Stay tuned for a list of participating restaurants in 2015.


Bastille Week® 2015

The 5th edition of Bastille Week®, in conjunction with the 6th edition of French Restaurant Week®, will be returning July 2015!

Last year, Bastille Week was a great success, offering multiple Bastille Week festivities that could be enjoyed by the entire family!

Stay tuned for a special Bastille Week deal for participants in 2015.

A Goldmine of Planet Bordeaux Wines

Planet Bordeaux, The Bordeaux and Bordeaux Supérieur Winemakers’ Association, presents the third edition of A Goldmine of Planet Bordeaux Wines on September 23, 2014 in New York. In preparation for the event, MPB Agency had the exciting opportunity to visit Bordeaux. In total, 74 wines from 18 importers and distributers will be showcased, including an additional discovery table.

Michael Madrigale, the Head Sommelier of Bar Boulud, Boulud Sud and Epicerie Boulud, was recently announced as the ambassador of Planet Bordeaux wines in the United States. He will host a food and wine seminar during the event.

About Planet Bordeaux:

Welcome to the United States program associated with Bordeaux & Bordeaux AOC’s Winemakers’ Association. Planet Bordeaux has developed quite an impressive reputation with their high-quality, terroir-driven affordable wines that offer consumers the ability to rediscover the world’s capital of fine wine.

Trade Only Please RSVP @ media@mpbagency.com

French Restaurant Week® 2014

The 5th edition of French Restaurant Week®, in partnership with Open Table®, took place from July 7-14, 2014 in the New York City area.

25 French restaurants participated in this French Restaurant Week, truly celebrating French Gastronomy and Terroirs. Customers enjoyed three pre-fixe menu prices at $17.89, $35.78, and $178.90.

This year, wines of Roussillon were highlighted, with some restaurants offering Roussillon wine pairings with their featured dishes.

From casual to upscale, French Restaurant Week offers a dining experience for everyone to enjoy.

Bastille Week® 2014

From July 7th to July 14th, while enjoying delicious reduced price cuisine for French Restaurant Week®, locals and visitors were also invited to take part in the numerous events held to celebrate Bastille Week®.

Friday, July 11 started with the Bastille Day Ball at Club 404, organized by the Committee of French Speaking Societies, under the Patronage of His Excellency Francois Delattre, Ambassador of France to the United States.

July 11 continued with Petanque tournaments organized by Paris Gourmet for the restaurant industry trade at Cercle Rouge.

Sunday, July 13 held the French Institute Alliance Française’s annual street fair on 60th street, with delightful eats, refreshing beverages and live music. It also offered a prize drawing and fun activities for children, such as face painting and arts & crafts.

July 12 also presented a wine tasting in FIAF’s Le Skyroom, with over 25 extraordinary French wines, savory hors d’oeuvres from Le Cirque’s very own Raphael François, and delicious Président Specialty cheeses. Celebrated sommeliers and wine experts guided the guests throughout their journey of tasting.

Monday, July 14 at Le Parigot offered guests live music and 2 special menu options for a reduced price dinner.

Finally, Bastille Week presented those who liked their Facebook page the chance to enter into a sweepstakes sponsored by Air France®. The winner received 2 round-trip economy class tickets on Air France® operated flights between New York – JFK and Paris, France, along with a dinner and show at the famous Moulin Rouge®.




Loire Valley Wines Restaurant Week

From May 12th to May 18th, 2014, Loire Valley Wines restaurant week, contracted with Sopexa and in partnership with OpenTable, was launched in New York, Miami, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Across the 5 cities, various restaurants showcased 6 appellations from Loire Valley, France’s most diverse wine region.

Selected restaurants even promoted a tailored menu, pairing a Loire Valley wine with an appetizer or main course.

Loire Valley Wines Press Lunch

On April 15, 2014, MPB Agency organized a press lunch at OCabanon in New York City took place for Loire Valley Wines Restaurant Week, contracted with Sopexa.

Press in attendance included: Food Arts, FOODCalendar Publications, French Morning, FriendsEat, Epoch Times, NTDTV, Wine Enthusiast and USA 21 TV.

Baron Francois was also present for the lunch, showcasing some of the wines, and suggested wine pairings.