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Wine Tasting: Field Blends!

August 6, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Grown Together, Harvested Together, Fermented Together

Field blends aren’t just ordinary blends of multiple grapes; they are made from multiple grape varieties grown in the same vineyard, harvested and fermented together!

This technique has a long history in both the Old and New Worlds. Fields might be planted deliberately with mixed grapes – to see which thrive, to mix comlementary characteristics, or simply for diversification. Or, they might have been mistakenly mixed. By whatever way, field-blend wines can be delightful drinks that are far more than just the sum of their parts.

We’ll taste wines from Vienna – where the technique is tradional – and also from Pennsylvania – where it is not. We’ll also taste field blends and co-fermentations from Alsace, California, and Spain.

What are we drinking?

  • Weingut Wieninger, Wiener Gemischter Satz (2017)
  • Agathe Bursin, L’As de B (2016)
  • Va La Zafferano (2016)
  • Marc Isart La Maldicion (2015)
  • Frey Biodynamic Field Blend (2017)

Our tastings will transport you to a different place and time as we delve 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.

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, August 6th
What Time?  6:30pm – 8:30pm
How Much?  $35

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


Jet Wine Bar Lounge
1525 South St
Philadelphia, PA 19146 United States
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