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Wine Tasting: Field Blends!
August 6, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm$35
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.