Event Recap: Sniffapalooza’s Fragrance, Wine and Candy Pairing Event!

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This past Sunday, over fifty fragrance enthusiasts gathered at Back Label Wine Merchants for an indulgent afternoon exploring the scents and tastes of perfume, wine, and candy. Five distinctive wines were selected by Patrick Watson, owner of Back Label, and matched with scent sommelier Kelly Jones’ Kelly & Jones Notes of Wine Eau de Parfum CollectionGlyn and Kelly Jaime (aka The Candy Man) added delicious confections from The Sweet Shop NYC to round out the unique pairings triplings. Click through to get a glimpse of our sensory celebration!

Patrick Watson, owner of Back Label Wine Merchants

Patrick Watson, owner of Back Label Wine Merchants

Kelly Jones, creator of The Notes of Wine Eau de Parfum Collection

Kelly Jones, creator of The Notes of Wine Eau de Parfum Collection

Kelly Jaime, aka The Candy Man

Kelly Jaime, aka The Candy Man

Wine: 2013 Kato Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc Perfume: Notes of Sauvignon Blanc Candy: Green Apple Army Man & Pop Rocks

Wine: 2013 Kato Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc
Fragrance: Notes of Sauvignon Blanc
Candy: Green Apple Army Man & Pop Rocks

Wine: 2012 Kimich Riesling Kabinett Perfume: Notes of Riesling Candy: Fresh Peach Sanded Gummy

Wine: 2012 Kimich Riesling Kabinett
Fragrance: Notes of Riesling
Candy: Fresh Peach Sanded Gummy

Wine: 2012 Tire Bouchon Bourgogne Blanc Fragrance: Notes of Chardonnay Candy: Dark Chocolate Covered Handmade Caramel Marshmallow

Wine: 2012 Tire Bouchon Bourgogne Blanc
Fragrance: Notes of Chardonnay
Candy: Dark Chocolate Covered Handmade Caramel Marshmallow

Wine: 2011 Wolffer Estates Merlot Fragrance: Notes of Merlot Candy: Chocolate Ganache Filled Fig, Dipped in Dark Belgian Chocolate

Wine: 2011 Wolffer Estates Merlot
Fragrance: Notes of Merlot
Candy: Chocolate Ganache Filled Fig, Dipped in Dark Belgian Chocolate

Wine: Justin Vineyards Obtuse Port Fragrance: Notes of Cabernet Confection: Raspberry Pink Peppercorn Sorbet & Vanilla Gelato with an Italian Luxardo Maraschino Cherry

Wine: Justin Vineyards Obtuse Port
Fragrance: Notes of Cabernet
Confection: Raspberry Pink Peppercorn Sorbet & Vanilla Gelato with an Italian Luxardo Maraschino Cherry

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special thanks to madge deangelo for the tripling images

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