Mark your calendar for these Central Florida wine happenings!


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

WEEK OF DECEMBER 2

Friday

TASTING: The Great Bordeaux Pour II
Tasting of multiple wines from Bordeaux
December 7, 3-8pm
Tim’s Wine Market Avalon Park
Free

TASTING: Bordeaux Mini-Master Class
Informal tasting of four Bordeaux wines with wine expert J.P. Davis on hand to explain them
December 7, 4-8pm
Tim’s Wine Market Lake Mary
Free

DINNER: Winter Wine Dinner
Reception followed by a four course meal paired with Napa’s Frank Family wines
December 7, 7-10pm
Hemisphere Restaurant
$95.50++
Reservations: 407-824-1315 or arlene.diel@hyatt.com

Saturday

TASTING: Holiday Retail Tasting Event
Multiple distributors will pour wine samples alongside light hors d’ouvres
December 8, 12-6pm
Tim’s Wine Market Avalon Park
$10 (Club members $5) – Proceeds donated to local charities

TASTING: Holiday Wine Tasting
Major tasting including pizzas, charcuterie, and cheese
December 8, 1-4pm
The Wine Barn
$24
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TASTING: Bordeaux Mini-Master Class
Informal tasting of four Bordeaux wines with a wine expert on hand to explain them
December 8, 2-6pm
Tim’s Wine Market Orlando
Free

TASTING: Road to Ultimate Wine Knowledge Final Session
Last in a series of wine classes/tastings
December 8, 6-8pm
Vintage Vino
$25
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WEEK OF DECEMBER 9

Sunday

WINE & FOOD: 4th Annual Champagne & Cheese Festival (SOLD OUT)
December 9, 1-4pm
The Wine Room on Park Ave
$85
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CLASS: Bubbles, Bubbles, Bubbles
Taste and learn about the history and winemaking techniques for sparkling wines around the world.
December 9, 2-4pm
Tim’s Wine Market Avalon Park
$30 (Club members $25)
Reservations: 407-317-4090

Tuesday

WINE & FOOD: Planning a Wine Dinner
Learn the steps of creating and executing a six-course wine dinner
December 11, 6:30pm
Bella Tuscany
$45
Reservations: 407-656-2355

Wednesday

TASTING: Taste Around the World with Andrew McNamara
Walk around tasting of almost 20 wines, with Master Sommelier Andrew McNamara. Hors d’oeuvres included.
December 12, 6-8pm
Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse
$50++
RSVP by Dec 10: 407-351-5074 or bev8615@dfrg.com

TASTING: Blue Rock Winery
Wines from Alexander Valley’s Blue Rock Winery, with cheeses to pair
December 12, 6:30pm
The Wine Room on Park Ave.
$30
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Thursday

CLASS: Bordeaux Masterclass with Jean Reilly, Master of Wine (SOLD OUT)
Eight wines covering seven appellations with cheeses. Instructor Jean Reilly is also a Certified Bordeaux Educator.
December 13, 6-8pm
Tim’s Wine Market Orlando
$25
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TASTING: Quintessa Tasting & Blending Event
December 13, 6:30-8:30pm
Tim’s Wine Market Windermere
$35 (Club members $25)
Reservations: 407-876-9463

DINNER: Moet Hennessy Champagne Pairing Dinner
Five courses paired with Champagnes
December 13, 6:30-10pm
Capa Steakhouse
$295 inclusive
Reservations: 407-313-6161

Saturday

TASTING: Holiday Bubbles
Tasting and discussion of sparkling wines, with appetizer pairings
December 15, 6-7:30pm
Luisa’s Cellar
$25
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WEEK OF DECEMBER 16

Tuesday

TASTING: Bella Toscana
Tasting of new Tuscan wine arrivals, paired with small plates
December 18, 6:30pm
Bella Tuscany
$50
Reservations: 407-656-2355

TASTING: Bubbles, Bubbles, Bubbles
Sparkling wine from around the world, including Champagne
December 18, 6:30-8:30pm
Tim’s Wine Market Windermere
$35 (Club members $25)
Reservations: 407-876-9463

Thursday

DINNER: Christmas Wine Dinner
Collaboration of Luisa’s Cellar and Higgins House: Reception followed by five-course pairing dinner
December 20, 7-9pm
Luisa’s Cellar
$75 (Includes $10 voucher for wine purchase)
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WINE & FOOD: The Inquisitor Wine & Food Pairing
Four South African wines from Orlando’s Inquisitor Wine Company, paired with charcuterie
December 20, 7-10pm
Nona Social Bar & Kitchen
$40
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WEEK OF DECEMBER 23

Friday

WINE & FOOD: The Best of Wine, Cheese, & Chocolate 2018
Favorite pairings from the year’s “Wine, Cheese & Chocolate” class series
December 28, 7-9pm
Quantum Leap Winery
$50
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WEEK OF JANUARY 6

Tuesday

TASTING: Catena Family of Argentenia
Wines from this producer, paired with small plates
January 8, 6:30pm
Bella Tuscany
$55
Reservations: 407-656-2355

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