With Thanksgiving and Black Friday behind us, the sprint toward Christmas has begun.
This year’s truncated season means there’s a lot to pack into just three short weeks, so strategic planning is a must. Without further ado, here’s your guide to …
ORLANDO’S HOLIDAY SEASON IN WINE!
Week 1: December 1-7
Sunday, Luisa’s Cellar hosts a tasting of holiday wines and hors d’oeuvres.
Tuesday, VINIA Wine Bar holds a Spanish wine dinner.
Wednesday, Swirlery hosts a tasting of grower Champagnes, The Vineyard holds a wine dinner with Winemaker Steve Doernerr of Oregon’s Cristom Vineyards, and Tim’s Windermere features Nickel & Nickel and Far Niente wines at a tasting event.
Week 2: December 8-14
Sunday, Tim’s Avalon Park holds a class on cabernet sauvignon, and Luisa’s Cellar hosts a tasting of Napa wines.
Wednesday, Luma on Park hosts a pairing dinner with winegrower Chris Howell of Napa’s Cain Winery.
Thursday, Swirlery features pairings of Godiva truffles and wine.
Week 3: December 15-21
Sunday, The Wine Room’s Champagne & Cheese Festival is already sold out, but Luisa’s Cellar is holding a bubbles and cheese event of its own.
Details for all these events are on the Calendar Page – be sure to check back for updates throughout the holiday season.
Cheers to many festive celebrations, Orlando!