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

Saturday Tasting
Saturdays 4-6pm
Vintages
$5 (Wine Club Members – Free)

WEEK OF AUGUST 12

Wednesday

FOOD & WINE: Wine & Empanada Night
Different types of empanadas by Uncommon Catering, with wine pairings
August 15, 6:30-8:30pm
Swirlery Wine Bar
$35
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Thursday

TASTING: Sauvignon Blanc from Around the World
Taste examples from France, South America, South Africa, and more.
August 16, 5-7pm
Tim’s Wine Market Lake Mary
Free

DINNER: Julia Child’s 106th Birthday
Six-course meal with French wine pairings
August 16, 6:30pm
Bites & Bubbles
$125
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Friday

TASTING: Wine Flight Friday – Argentina
Two whites and two reds from Argentina in the K Restaurant garden
August 17, 6:30-8pm
K Restaurant
$25

Saturday

TASTING: JW Cooking School – Piedmont
Tasting and education on Italy’s Piedmont wines, with the staff of PRIMO restaurant
August 18, 4:30-6pm
JW Marriott Grande Lakes
$45
Reservations: (407) 393-4683

WINE & FOOD: Cheese & Wine with Shannon Kline
Five Cambria wines paired with cheeses from their culinary center, with Shannon Kline of Jackson Family Wines
August 18, 6-8pm
Vintage Vino
$25
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WEEK OF AUGUST 19

Sunday

DINNER: Piedmont Wine Dinner (WAIT LIST ONLY)
Four-course meal paired with wines from Italy’s Piedmont region, chosen and explained by the guys from Digress Wine.
August 19
The Ravenous Pig
$100++
Reservations: 407-628-2333

Wednesday

TASTING: Lee’s Big Italian Adventure
Lee Pancake of Tim’s Wine Market Orlando shares wines and memories of his recent tour of Italian wine
producers.
August 22, 7-9pm
Tim’s Wine Market Orlando
$30 (Club members $25)
Reservations: 407-895-9463

Thursday

DINNER: The Inquisitor Wine Dinner
Three-course meal paired with South African wines from Orlando-based Inquisitor Wine, presented by Resort Sommelier, Antoine Boissonot
August 23, 6:30-10pm
Ravello at The Four Seasons Resort
$75++ (3 oz. wine pours); $95++ (5 oz. wine pours)
Reservations: 407-313-6161

TASTING: Quintessa Winery and More (SOLD OUT)
Tasting of the Quintessa family of wines from Napa and Sonoma, paired with cheeses
August 23, 6:30pm
The Wine Room on Park Ave.
$40
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Saturday

FOOD & WINE: Paella Night
Three paellas with wines to complement
August 25, 5-7pm
Tim’s Wine Market Lake Mary
$25
Reservations: 407-878-5806

CLASS: Road to Ultimate Wine Knowledge – Old World
Latest in a series of wine classes from owner John Sidut and local sommlier Billy Hendricksen focuses on the wines and viticulture of France.
August 25, 6-8pm
Vintage Vino
$25
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WEEK OF AUGUST 26

Sunday

TASTING: Wagner Family Summer Food and Wine Tasting
Tasting of wines from the Wagner Family with food from Ellie Lou’s Brews & BBQ
August 26, 1-3pm
Tim’s Wine Market Windermere
$35 (Club members $25)
Reservations: 407-876-9463

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 2

Wednesday

CLASS: The Educated Consumer
Learn the building blocks of wine – acidity, sweetness, minerality, alcohol, tannin and oak – along with food and wine pairings and more.
September 5, 7-9pm
Tim’s Wine Market Orlando
$25 (Club members $20)
Reservations: 407-895-9463

Saturday

EVENT: Cheers to 3 Years of Swirlery
Third anniversary celebration. Details TBA.
September 8, 4pm
Swirlery Wine Bar

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