Here’s what’s coming up on Central Florida’s wine scene!

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WEEK OF DECEMBER 1

Sunday

TASTING: Wines to Celebrate the Holidays
Wines sampled will be paired with holiday hors d’oeuvres.
December 1, 4-6pm
Luisa’s Cellar
$30
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Tuesday

DINNER: Five Spanish Courses
Spanish wines will be paired with each course.
December 3, 7:30pm
VINIA Wine Bar
$95
Reservations: 407-925-7485 or contact@viniawinebar.com

Wednesday

TASTING: Champagne Tasting
Sample various grower Champagnes.
December 4, 6:30pm
Swirlery Wine Bar

DINNER: Cristom Winemaker Dinner
Winemaker Steve Doernerr of Oregon’s Cristom Vineyards will present his wines, paired with a three-course meal.
December 4, 6:30-8:30pm
The Vineyard Orlando
$80
Reservations: 407-909-9522

TASTING: Nickel & Nickel and Far Niente
Estate and single vineyard pinot noir, cabernet, chardonnay, and merlot from these Napa producers
December 4, 6:30-8:30pm
Tim’s Wine Market Windermere
$35 (Club members $25)
Reservations: 407-876-9463 or Craig@Timswine.com

WEEK OF DECEMBER 8

Sunday

CLASS: Celebrating Cabernet Sauvignon
Sommelier David Suberman leads this class on the varietal and its varying flavor profiles.
December 8, 1-3pm
Tim’s Wine Market Avalon Park
$25 (Club members $20)
Reservations: Click here or call 407-317-4090

TASTING: Napa Valley Premium Wine
Napa wines paired with light appetizers
December 8, 4-6pm
Luisa’s Cellar
$30
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Wednesday

DINNER: 30 Years of Cain Five
Six-course meal paired with vintage wines from Napa’s Cain Winery presented by winegrower Chris Howell and Regional Manager Susan Naderi Johnston
December 11, 6:30pm
Luma on Park
$225++
Reservations: 407-599-4111

Thursday

PAIRING: Grapes & Godiva
Godiva truffles paired with wines
December 12, 7pm
Swirlery Wine Bar
$25
Reservations: 407-270-6300

Friday

TASTING: Faust and Flowers
David Valdes of the Huneeus Wine Family presents a selection of wines from these producers.
December 13, 6:30-8pm
Regency Wine & Liquor
$35
Reservations: 407-654-0360

WEEK OF DECEMBER  15

Sunday

EVENT: 5th Annual Champagne & Cheese Festival (SOLD OUT)
Over 25 Champagnes with an assortment of cheeses
December 15, 1-4pm
The Wine Room on Park Ave.
$100
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PAIRING: Holiday Bubbles & Cheese Pairing
December 15, 4-6pm
Luisa’s Cellar
$25
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RECURRING EVENTS

Blind Tasting Tuesdays
Deductive tasting practice led by sommeliers
Tuesdays 6-8pm
Swirlery Wine Bar
$20

Free Tasting Tuesdays
Changing selection of wines to sample
Tuesdays 5:30-7pm
Digress Wine
Free

Friday Night Wine Down & Saturday Sampling
Tasting of weekly email feature selections and latest buys
Fridays 3-6:30pm & Saturdays noon-5pm
Tim’s Wine Market Orlando & other Tim’s Wine Market Locations (hours may vary)
Free

Free Tasting Fridays – The Parkview
Tasting that usually features wine, sometimes beer or other beverages
Fridays 4-6pm
The Parkview
Free

Free Tasting Fridays – Luisa’s Cellar
Tasting of a rotating selection of featured wines
Fridays 6-7pm
Luisa’s Cellar
Free

Sommelier Saturdays at the Ritz-Carlton
Sommelier-led educational mini-tasting with rotating themes
Saturdays 3:30-4:30pm
Lobby Lounge, Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes
Free

Sunday Sampling
Tasting of weekly email feature selections and latest buys
Sundays 1-4pm
Tim’s Wine Market – Orlando location only
Free