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

WEEKLY 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

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

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17

Friday

TASTING: Broman Cellars with Lisa Broman
Lisa Broman of Broman Cellars presents her family’s Napa Valley wines.
February 22, 6:30pm
Regency Wine & Liquor
$20 (credited back with wine purchase)
Reservations: 407-654-0360

Saturday

TASTING: Lisa Broman of Broman Cellars
Lisa Broman of Broman Cellars presents her family’s Napa Valley wines.
February 23, 2-4pm
Tim’s Wine Market Lake Mary
Free

EVENT: Field to Feast Dinner with Disney Chefs
Master Sommelier George Miliotes pairs wines (or sometimes beers and cocktails) with dishes from multiple Disney restaurants at this walk-around al fresco event sponsored by Edible Orlando. Proceeds benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida.
February 23, 3-6pm
Long & Scott Farms, Zellwood
$175
Click here for tickets

TASTING: California Lovin’ – Everything in Between
Luisa’s California series concludes with a tasting featuring the state’s lesser known regions
February 23, 6:30-7:30pm
Luisa’s Cellar
$15 in advance, $20 at the door.
Click here for tickets

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24

Tuesday

TASTING: Thomas Fogarty Winery
Taste these wines from California’s Santa Cruz Mountains with owner Tommy Fogarty Jr.
February 26, 6:30pm
Digress Wine
$30
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TASTING: Masters Tasting
Tim Varan of Tim’s Wine Market leads a tasting of six nebbiolo-based wines.
February 26, 6:30pm
Bella Tuscany
$25
Reservations: 407-656-2355

Wednesday

TASTING: An Evening with Chris Blandy
Blandy leads a tasting of his family’s Madeira wines –  five and ten year bottlings, as well as a selection of Colheita and vintage wines.
February 27, 7-9pm
Tim’s Wine Market Orlando
$25 (Club members $20)
Reservations: 407-895-9463

Thursday

TASTING: The “Other” Red Grapes
Tasting of lesser known red varietals
February 28, 5-7pm
Tim’s Wine Market Lake Mary
Free

TASTING: New Arrivals
February 28, 6pm
The Wine Barn
$10

TASTING: Grapes 101 Second Semester Tasting
Year-long series allowing members to taste at least 101 grapes over twelve months
February 28, 6:30-8pm
Tim’s Wine Market Windermere
Annual Membership: $101
Reservations: 407-876-9463

Saturday

WINE & FOOD: Asado Cookout & Tasting
Argentinian BBQ with wines to pair
March 2, 5:30-7:30pm
Tim’s Wine Market Lake Mary
$25 (Club members $20)
Reservations: 407-878-5806

WEEK OF MARCH 3

Thursday

TASTING: A Look at Bordeaux
March 7, 5-7pm
Tim’s Wine Market Lake Mary
Free

WEEK OF MARCH 10

Thursday

TASTING: A Night With Vintage Selections
John Mazzanovitch with Vintage Selections Distributors shares his wines.
March 14, 5-7pm
Tim’s Wine Market Lake Mary
Free

Friday

DINNER: Spring Food & Wine Dinner – Inquisitor Wines
Pairing dinner featuring South Afridan wines from Orlando-based company The Inquisitor
March 15, 7-10pm
Hemisphere Restaurant
$95.50++
Reservations: arlene.diel@hyatt.com or 407-825-1315

WEEK OF MARCH 17

Tuesday

DINNER: Spanish Wine Dinner
Six course meal with Spanish wine pairings
March 19, 6-9pm
K Restaurant
$100
Click here for tickets and more info

Thursday

TASTING: Meet Matt Cline of Three Wine Company
Tasting with the winemaker from this Russian River winery, featuring zinfandel, petite sirah and mataro
March 21, 5-7pm
Tim’s Wine Market Lake Mary
Free

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