Guide to Philly Wine Week
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.
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