Ah, Valentine’s Day. Or, as it could be known, the day of the prix fixe.
Orlando’s wine events calendar is a little lighter this week, as local vino-focused establishments make way for the crowds of couples dining out on Thursday. But many are also planning V-Day themed tastings, so get ready to fall in love with wine – especially bubbles and reds – all over again.
Keep reading for all the highlights!
ORLANDO’S WEEK IN WINE:
Wednesday, Tim’s in Lake Mary-Sanford previews the day with an all-red tasting dubbed “Love the Red You’re With.” Meanwhile, Tim’s Orlando marks the occasion with bubbles, offering a class on the difference between Champagne and other types of sparkling wine.
Thursday, Tim’s Windermere holds a blind tasting of cabernets from different price points, offering the chance to guess which is which.
Friday, the romance continues when Regency Wine & Liquor hosts a tasting of Albert Bichot’s Burgundies.
Saturday, the Orlando Wine Festival kicks off downtown, Vintage Vino hosts a tasting with the owner of of Masaya Wines from Lebanon, and Luisa’s Cellar holds the latest in its California tasting series with a focus on Sonoma.
Details are on the Calendar Page, along with more events to help you plan your month in wine.
However you mark Valentine’s Day this week, I hope it involves drinking wine you love with the people you love.