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The next 'Phenomenal Femmes' Wine Dinner is on February 8, featuring Chateau Lynch Bages. Click here to learn more.

Under the direction of Sommelier Marika Vida-Arnold, The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park offers memorable and rare evenings of luxury food and wine.

Marika has instructed for the American Sommelier Association in New York and the French Wine Society and holds titles of Certified Sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers and the American Sommelier Association. She is a Certified Specialist of Wine with the Society of Wine Educators and holds the Advanced Certificate for the Wine and Spirits Education Trust.

Marika’s most recent wine series in Auden Bistro & Bar is the critically acclaimed "Phenomenal Femmes' program, which features female winemakers from around the globe each month. 

The Ritz-Carlton’s wine and chocolate pairing course “Chocolate Takes Flight with Marika Vida” has been another prominent series showcased in Auden Bistro.