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

Wine Share Tuesdays
10-15% off bottles purchased to share with other participants. Food available for purchase.
Tuesdays 6pm
Ellen’s Wine Room

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

Saturday Sampling
Tasting of weekly email feature selections and latest buys
Noon – 5pm
Tim’s Wine Market Orlando & Other Tim’s Wine Market Locations (hours may vary)
Free

WEEK OF JUNE 18

Monday

DINNER: Canary Island Wine Dinner
Four-course dinner paired with wines from Los Bermejos Winery in Lanzarote in the Canary Islands. The winemaker will be in attendance.
June 19, 6:30pm
The Strand
$49
Reservations: 407-920-7744

Wednesday

TASTING & FOOD: Wine & Cheese Tasting
Five-course cheese and wine pairing
June 21, 7-10pm
Boca Winter Park
$35
Reservations: 813-784-5637

Thursday

TASTING & FOOD: Summer of Sherry
Sherry tasting with small plates
June 22, 7-10pm
Swirerly Wine Bar

TASTING: A Case for Syrah
Syrah tasting
June 22, 5-7pm
Tim’s Wine Market – Lake Mary
Free

Friday

TASTING: Racy Reds
Affordable reds of various styles
June 23, 6:30-8pm
The Occasional Grape
$20 online, $25 at the door
Tickets here

Saturday

CERTIFICATION COURSE: WSET Level 1
Basic course for those new to wine, taught by Jean K Reilly, MW. Includes exam.
June 24, 10am – 6pm
Tim’s Wine Market Orlando
$295
Information and registration info here

WEEK OF JUNE 25

Tuesday

DINNER: An Evening of Food & Wine at DoveCote
Four-course dinner paired with five French wines from Craig Baker Selections, led by Tim Varan of Tim’s Wine Market Orlando
June 27, 6pm
DoveCote
$83
Reservations: 407-895-9463

Wednesday

TASTING: Summer Sippers & Poolside Bites
Variety of summer wines with food pairings, hosted by Central Florida Women for Winesense
June 28, 6:30 – 8:30pm
Tim’s Wine Market – Windermere
$25 ($20 for WWS members)
Registration info here

WEEK OF JULY 2

Friday

DINNER: ArOi Dee Thai Pop-Up Wine Dinner
Three-course Thai dinner with wine pairings
July 7, 7-10pm
Swirlery Wine Bar
$40
Reservations required: 407-270-6300

WEEK OF JULY 9

Monday

WINE & FOOD: Capital Grille’s “Generous Pour”
Free-flowing pours of selected critically acclaimed wines
July 10 – Sept 3
Capital Grille – Millenia & I-Drive locations
$28 for wine, when dinner is purchased

Friday

WINE & FOOD: Bastille Day Celebration
French wine and food
July 14, 3-10pm
Swirlery Wine Bar

WEEK OF JULY 16

Thursday

TASTING: Wines of Jura
Wines from France’s Jura region
July 20, 6:30 – 9pm
Swirlery Wine Bar
$20

WEEK OF JULY 23

Tuesday

CERTIFICATION COURSE: WSET Level 2
Taught by Jean K Reilly, MW. Includes exam.
Weekly on Tuesdays, July 25 – Sept 5, 6:30 – 9:15pm
Tim’s Wine Market Orlando
$795
Information and registration info here