Wine Tasting: The Olympics!

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 02/20/2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location
Jet Wine Bar Lounge

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The Olympics: Olympia! Chamonix! Barcelona!

This year’s Olympics are in South Korea, but the first Olympics were in Olympia, Greece. The first *winter* Olympics occurred in 1924, in Chamonix! There was curling then. Where the heck did curling come from?  and…What better time to drink wine than when watching curling? We’ll look at the origins of the Olympics – and their winter counterpart – as well as your favorite and least-favorite sports.

This tasting will be led by Jill Weber, Jet’s owner and our Wining Archaeologist.  Let her guide you through 5 wines and their unique histories.  This is a new year, so we have a new tasting series: Time-Traveler Tastings! Our tastings will transport you to the past as we dig deep into the history of the wine, the region, and the people who make it. Each class features 5 wines that we taste while discovering the fun facts and peculiar histories of each wine’s locale.

What’s on the menu?

  • Mercouri Estate, Estate Red (2015) Greece
  • Bichi, Listan (2016) Mexico
  • Nicolas Gonin, Altesse (2015) France
  • Vinyes Singulars, Penedès Xarel-lo (2015) Spain
  • Pyren Vineyard, Pyrenees Shiraz Broken Quartz (2014) Australia

BONUS: A limited quantity of these bottles will be available for sale to-go!

Your ticket entitles you to our 5-wine tasting plus light snacks, as well as 15% off your evening’s bar tab AND special pricing on bottles of the evening’s wines (for to-go sales). Seating is limited.

*You must be 21 or over to participate

Where? Jet Wine Bar, 1525 South Street, 215.735.1116
When?  Tuesday, February 20th
What Time?  6:30pm – 8:30pm
How Much?  $40

**We regret that tickets will not be refunded within 48 hours of the event, or if the event has sold out.