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WEEK OF JANUARY 19

Tuesday

DINNER: Lapostolle Wine Dinner
Four-course meal paired with five wines from this Chilean producer with winery owner Charles de Bournet Marnier Lapostolle. Co-hosted by Tim’s Wine Market Orlando
January 21, 6:30pm
The Ravenous Pig
$100++
Reservations: 407-628-2333

DINNER: “Origins” Orin Swift Dinner
Eight Orin Swift wines paired with seven courses
January 21, 6:30pm
Luma on Park
$175++
Reservations: 407-599-4111

DINNER: Penfolds Wine Dinner
Five courses paired with wines from Australia’s Penfolds Winery
January 21, 6:30pm
The Old Jailhouse
$115++
Reservations: 407-548-6964

Wednesday

CLASS: Terroir – What is it? How can you taste it?
Explore the concept of terroir through three flights of wine – one white and two red.
January 22, 7-9pm
Tim’s Wine Market Orlando
$25 (Club members $20)
Reservations: 407-895-9463

Thursday

TASTING: Pinot Noir
New pinot noir finds
January 23, 5-7pm
Tim’s Wine Market Lake Mary
Free

WEEK OF JANUARY 26

Tuesday

TASTING: Willamette Valley Tasting at The Parkview
Central Florida Women for Winesense hosts Oregon winemaker Jon Tomaselli, who will lead a tasting of Torii Mor alongside cheese, charcuterie, and other nibbles from The Parkview.
January 28, 6:15-7:45pm
The Parkview
$35 (Members $30)
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Wednesday

CLASS: Not Just Napa – A look at North Coast Cabernet Sauvignon
A comparison of cabernets from Napa with those from Sonoma, Mendocino, and Lake Counties, culminating in a blind flight
January 29, 7-9pm
Tim’s Wine Market Orlando
$30 (Club members $25)
Reservations: 407-895-9463

Thursday

TASTING: An Easy Look at Italy
January 30, 5-7pm
Tim’s Wine Market Lake Mary
Free

TASTING: Wines of Sicily
Wines from Sicily’s Terre di Giurfo
January 30, 6-8pm
Saporito Italian Restaurant and Bakery
Free with food purchase

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 2

Sunday

CLASS: Winter Wines – Unusual Reds for the Winter Months
Sample less common wines including pinotage, carmenere, tannat, carignan, and unusual blends
February 2, 1-3pm
Tim’s Wine Market Avalon Park
$30 (Club members $25)
Reservations: 407-317-4090 or avalonpark@timswine.com

Wednesday

CLASS: The Educated Consumer
Examine the building blocks of wine – acidity, sweetness, minerality, alcohol, tannin, and oak and learn how wine is produced and paired with food.
February 5, 7-9pm
Tim’s Wine Market Orlando
$25 (Club members $20)
Reservations: 407-895-9463

Thursday

TASTING: Wines to Drink When You Break Your New Year’s Resolutions
Fun new wines in the shop to kick off the year
February 6, 5-7pm
Tim’s Wine Market Lake Mary
Free

Friday

PAIRING: Wine, Cheese & Chocolate – Perfectly Paired
The latest class from the “Tasty Trio,” featuring 5 wines, 4 cheeses, and 4 Peterbrooke chocolates
February 7, 7-9pm
Quantum Leap Winery
$45
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WEEK OF FEBRUARY 9

Wednesday

CLASS: Bubbles & Champagne – A Primer
Taste seven sparkling wines from around the world and a flight of grower Champagnes.
February 12, 7-9pm
Tim’s Wine Market Orlando
$30 (Club members $25)
Reservations: 407-895-9463

PAIRING: Tipsy Cookie and Wine Night – Valentine’s Edition
Four wines paired with four boozy cookies or brownies
February 12, 6:30pm
Swirlery Wine Bar
$25

Thursday

TASTING: Hartford Family Winery
Sample single-vineyard pinot noir, chardonnay, and old vine zinfandel.
February 13, 6:30-8:30pm
Tim’s Wine Market Windermere

PAIRING: Galentine’s Day Wine & Cupcake Tasting
Sparkling wine reception followed by four wine and cupcake pairings
February 13, 7-8:30pm
Luisa’s Cellar
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Friday

PAIRING: Sommelier Wine & Chocolate Pairing
Reception with cheese and charcuterie, followed by five wine and chocolate pairings led by Certified Sommelier Natasia Lynn and featuring chocolates by chocolatier David Ramirez
February 14, 7-8:30pm
Luisa’s Cellar
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WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16

Wednesday

TASTING: Ladies and Gentlemen – Nick Goldschmidt!
“An R-rated wine tasting with California’s most outspoken winemaker”
February 19, 7-9pm
Tim’s Wine Market Orlando
$25 (Club members $20)
Reservations: 407-895-9463

Saturday

EVENT: Field to Feast Dinner with Disney Chefs
Master Sommelier George Miliotes curates the wine (and beer and cocktail) pairings for this annual al fresco walk-around fundraiser for Second Harvest Kids Cafe hosted by Edible Orlando.
February 22, 3-6pm
Long & Scott Farms, Zellwood
$175
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RECURRING EVENTS

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

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

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