Philadelphia’s first ever Wine Week is set to begin this Sunday, March 23rd. The eight day affair promises seasoned cork dorks and enthusiastic novices exciting events at a wide range of budgets.
Here are some of the highlights:
Sunday, March 23
High Street on Market: Ravines Cellars, Finger Lakes, NY
See what Eli Kulp has in store when he pairs his food with this New York winery.
Monday, March 24
Brauhaus Schmitz: "What Not To Pair" with Marnie Old
For chefs and restaurant professionals. Move beyond 'white with fish, red with meat' and learn to pair like a pro.
Alla Spina: Meet the Winemaker Happy Hour with Kevin Robinson of Karamoor Estate Wines, Ft Washington, PA
Pay as you go ($5 wines, samples of unreleased vintage).
Tuesday, March 25
Tria Rittenhouse and Washington Square: 10 year Tuesday
Decade-old wines for $10 each.
Osteria: Cheese & Wine Happy Hour
Sue Miller of Birchrun Hill Farms will be pairing wine and cheese.
More Day 3 of Philly Wine Week suggestions.
Wednesday, March 26
Jet Wine Bar: Wines of Rap
Featuring Moscato and Rose
Jamonera: Spanish Wine Dinner
Galicia, Catalonia, Basque and Andalusia.
More Day 4 of Philly Wine Week suggestions.
Thursday, March 27
Vintage: Planet of the Grapes
Lesser known varietals brought to you by author Jason Wilson $40.
Bistro St. Tropez: Game Night
Enjoy a five-wine tasting and play French games like Carcassone, Settlers of Catan, Dominion, and our favorite, Milles Bornes. $30.
Friday, March 28
Barbuzzo: Marcie Blaine Chocolate Tasting
Three house-made chocolates paired with sherry. $20.
Tria Rittenhouse and Washington Square: Champagñeria Pop-Up Lunch
Wine bars that only serve bubbles.
Saturday, March 29
Tiffin Bistro: Pairing Wine with Indian Food
Three-course paired tasting.
Ristorante Panorama: Naturals@Noon
Organic Biodynamic wines.
Sunday, March 30
Cooperage Wine & Whiskey Bar: Wine Quizzo
Show off all you've learned during the first-ever Philly Wine Week.
Closing Event: Alla Spina
Raise a toast to the end of Philadelphia's first Philly Wine Week.
#Toastat10: Roaming Toast
Each night the event will hit a different participating bar or restaurant at 10 p.m.
$5 Karamoor wines on tap and $5 glasses of Sherry.
Ein Zwei Sweet Dry- German Riesling Flights for Beer lovers
Cooperage Wine & Whiskey Bar
Daily $5 wine.
Jet Wine Bar
"Local" Lunch Local flavors with local wines.
Different flight specials daily.
Daily $5 glass of wine.
"In a New York State of Wine" Lunch.
Cheese & Wine Pairing $20.
Philly Wine Week [Official]