A Feast of Scents at MiN New York

by Grant Osborne, 11th April, 2011

MiN New York are hosting a "Journey of the Senses" entitled "Ritual Series II - A Feast of Scents": A special series of events designed to celebrate the senses; Rituals Series II features interactive semi-private experiences. Following a successful installment of Ritual Series I, Rituals II presents three flights of discovery: Scents for Foodies, Perfumed Spirits and Aphrodisiacs:

Each intimate session is an interactive plain-language discovery class on a unique sensory experience like no other. Your guided fragrance flight of curated scents will be paired with spirits & hors d'œuvres.

APHRODISIACS In nature scent is a major player in the mating game. Pheromones are known by scientists to be a factor in animals attracting a mate. Through inhalation of specific scents hormone triggers are activated creating levels of arousal. The science isn't exact but it is sure that there is a physiological impact or psychological trigger as a result of smelling certain aromas. Join us as we nibble on, smell & drink 5 potions of love.

SCENTS FOR FOODIES Some of our most interesting guests here at MiN New York are actually accomplished Chefs and Sommeliers. Join us on a trip through the world of gourmand fragrances, edible, food-flavored aromas, such as coffee, cupcake, whiskey, chocolate, almond, caramel, vanilla, and even cotton candy. Sweet or spicy, gourmand fragrances have gained popularity in recent times, as these types of aromas possess relaxing, nourishing qualities. If you consider yourself a foodie, this session is a definite must!

PERFUMED SPIRITS Niche fragrances are like spirits, but some sure are more potent than others. An increasingly popular trend in perfumery will be experienced through this extraordinary flight of cocktails & scents. This cocktail soiree is not for the faint of heart. Elixirs with gin, vodka, rum, whisky & absinthe will be served.

More information can be found at the MiN website

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    • Primrose | 11th April 2011 17:06

      I was not impressed with the customer service of MIN NY by phone when I made an inquiry on receiving samples. A young woman answered the phone and took my name and number. I never received a call back. She also did not seem to know the product lines.

      For the record, I have bought from them by mail--only using the Web site, so no sales staff was involved.

      They now appear to be carrying a small collection of Carons, but at full price. Caveat emptor.

      One would presume they are too busy to conduct mail-order sales by phone or even answer questions with care. Maybe it's best to go to the physical store and shop, and when you know exactly what you want.