Next week brings another opportunity to travel the world through wine, plus a few other fun events around the Orlando area. Let’s get right to it – here’s …
Ah, Valentine’s Day. Or, as it could be known, the day of the prix fixe.
Orlando’s wine events calendar is a little lighter this week, as local vino-focused establishments make way for the crowds of couples dining out on Thursday. But many are also planning V-Day themed tastings, so get ready to fall in love with wine – especially bubbles and reds – all over again.
Keep reading for all the highlights!
UPDATE: Thursday’s tasting with Daniel Cohn of Bellacosa Winery at Tim’s Lake Mary has been cancelled.
‘Tis the season for winemakers and other visitors from wineries around the world to show off the fruits of their labors to Florida’s wine lovers. Franco Massolino (pictured above) visited from Barolo a couple of weeks ago and presented his lovely wines at Digress in College Park.
Last week, we had three more winery visitors at events around town; this week we’ll have six! And they’ll have competition from a plethora of other wine events on tap too.
Once again, you have some tough decisions to make, so pour yourself a glass of Sunday Champagne (they say it’s good for your brain), put your thinking cap on, and feast your eyes on the smorgasbord that is …
ORLANDO’S WEEK IN WINE!
Looking for something a little different to ring in the new year? Check out this post from 2016 for some Champagne alternatives that will put a sparkle in your celebration!
Not much beats Champagne on New Year’s Eve, but if you’re looking for some out-of-the-box (and easier-on-the wallet) alternatives for the big night, you’re in luck! Champagne doesn’t have a lock on quality sparkling wine anymore. All six of these bottles should delight your palate, satisfy your enological curiosity, and enhance your celebratory mood as you welcome 2017. And only one of them is even from France!
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December has been a gleeful, wine-filled sprint of events and parties here in the Orlando area, and I hope your holiday season has been merry and bright.
Our local wine purveyors are taking a bit of a breather, but there are still a few events that are well worth checking out.
Between holiday parties this weekend, you’ll have plenty of tasting opportunities, as Orlando’s wine purveyors continue to pull out all their holiday stops. The fun continues into the week too. Here are some highlights!
There’s much to be thankful for as we approach next week’s food-and-wine-centered holiday.
One reason for gratitude is the bubbling up of of several free (or almost free) Bordeaux tastings at two Tim’s Wine Market locations between now and Sunday. (The first one starts at 3pm today!) Check the Events Page for details.
The festive wine season continues apace in Orlando, both before and after Thanksgiving. Here are a few highlights for the coming week: