ANNUAL BORDEAUX TASTING at Reid's 7th St. Wine Shop in conjunction with the Wine Club. A chance to sample some of the finest Bordeaux from the 7th St. cellar. Time, price, and location TBA. For more information or to join the Wine Club, call 704-513-7014 or 704-377-1302.
ARTHUR'S WINE SHOP in Belk at SouthPark will offer wine classes in October. Classes include: Wines of the World, The Wines of Southern France & Spain, The Wines of Italy. All classes will be 4 weeks long and run from 6:30-8:30pm. Will offer a California Class and a Wines of the World Class. Call 704-366-8610 for details and dates.
BEAUJOLAIS WINE DINNERSThe following restaurants will feature a special Beaujolais menu through November 19: Bistro 100, Etienne's Townhouse, The Meeting House, Patou French Bistro, Sir Edmond Halley's and Zebra Restaurant and Wine Bar. Contact the restaurant of your choice for more information.
CAROLINA WINE CLUB CLASSES Morning classes run from 10-11:30am. Evening classes run from 6:30-8pm. All classes are held at the Mint Museum of Craft + Design. Sessions include: ABC's of Australian Wines - Shiraz, Grenache, and Mourvedre - A Tempting Trio, The "Sleek" Wines of Beaune - The Cote d'Or, Burgundy, French Wines vs. American Wines - A Comparison, and Purchasing Wine in a Grocery Store/Wine Shop - Ordering Wine in a Restaurant. Cost is $100 for all four sessions or $30 per individual session. For more information or to make reservations call 704-344-8027.
GOURMET FOOD & WINE FEST November 15 at the First Union Atrium & Plaza. All the food you can eat and all the wine you can drink provided by Ethan's of Elizabeth, Upstream, Mimosa, Latorre's, The Capital Grill, and Sante Wine and Prestige Wine distributors. Enjoy jazz music by The Rick Bean Trio, a Silent Auction, and more. Tickets are $35 per person or $60 per couple. For more information call 704-529-5166.
HARRIS TEETER WINE TASTINGS on November 9-10 participating Harris Teeter grocery stores will have Beaujolais wine tastings, including Beaujolais grand cru's and 2000 Beaujolais. Contact your local Harris Teeter store for more information.
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE Reid's Fine Foods uptown location on 7th Street is transformed into a sea of gourmet treats and great holiday wines to gear up for the season. Event held in conjunction with the Wine Club on November 4 from noon until 3pm. The event is free. For more information or to join the Wine Club call 704-513-7014 or 704-377-1302.
LATORRE'S 118 West 5th St. Offers Wine Tastings every Wednesday at 6:30pm. For more information contact the restaurant at 704-377-4448.
MCNINCH HOUSE RESTAURANT HOLIDAY PORT & DESSERT WINE TASTING 511 N. Church St. on November 11 from 5-8pm. Cheeses, hors d'oeuvres, and sumptuous desserts will be prepared by new chef, Stephen Gazda. Featured wines will be available through the Wine Shop on Park Rd. Cost is $45 per person. Reservations are required. For more information call 704-332-6159.
REIDEL EXTREME TASTING W/ DON RESTIVO at Reid's 7th St. Wine Shop in conjunction with the Wine Club. Event held November 19. Come taste the difference a glass can make. For more information or to join the Wine Club call 704-513-7014 or 704-377-1302.
TONIC 1427 E. 4th St. has free wine tastings every Wednesday beginning at 8pm. Free entry and tastes. For more information visit www.withtonic.com or call 704-347-2582.
WINE TASTINGS AT REID'S 7TH ST. WINE SHOP Every Wednesday night at the Wine Bar from 5:30-7:30pm, very informal. Three wines will be tasted each week. Cost is $10 per person. Call 704-513-7014.