Housed in the historic De Vinne Press building located at the heart of NoHo, this is a state-of-the-art educational facility that houses 36 individual seats with fixed tasting stations. At 1,400 square feet, the space is designed to captivate audiences and is ideal for presentations, product launches, and food and beverage tastings. The Study • Capacity: 36 individual seats (can be pushed to 40 max. with additional tables) • Specially designed light boxes at each seat for examining wine color and clarity • Sinks with running water at each seat for discarding wine • Three 50-inch plasma screens elevated for optimal viewing • Overhead cameras that provide close-up views of demonstrations Rental of the Study includes: • Access to our substantial in-house inventory with necessities such as tables, chairs, glassware, plateware and professional-grade kitchen equipment and tools • Use of our audio visual system which includes three plasma screen monitors, microphones, a multi-input sound system, and WiFi. Other Perks: • Open vendor policy so you may work with whomever you like to create the perfect event • Convenient downtown location with access to the NQR, 6, and BDFM trains, as well as parking garages close by. Please message us for further details and availability.
Vendors: Client and all vendors operating in the space must provide an Acord Certificate of Insurance (COI) 5 days prior to the scheduled event date. If alcohol is being served, client must have liquor liability insurance on their COI. Deliveries: Deliveries may only occur during the client's access time to the space. Special arrangements must be made with the Event Manager. Inventory: While we do provide a substantial amount of inventory for events, there is a chance you will need to rent additional inventory depending on what other events are scheduled in the space and your event needs. Inventory will be discussed with someone from our events team as we get closer to the date. Linens are not included. Security Deposit: A refundable security deposit of $500 may be collected upon booking. This can be done via check, credit card, cash, or wire transfer. If no damage is done to the space and if no inventory breaks/gets lost, a refund in the full amount of the security deposit will be issued via check within ten (10) days after the event. Cleaning: Astor employs a post-event cleaning service included with the rental fee. This includes trash removal, putting away in-house furniture, sweeping, mopping, and wiping down surfaces. This does NOT include dishwashing of any kind, any used in-house inventory would have to be washed and returned by the end of the access time. Alcohol: In compliance with NY State Law, one security agent per 100 persons is required for events where alcohol is served