Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Philly Wine Week

This will be the thirst Philly Wine Week, and it is destined to be the biggest one yet! Wine Week starts April 3rd, lasting for eight days, until the 10th. The whole city will be hosting events and specials at over 50 venues, where everyone can experience how fun, versatile, and approachable wine is. So, whether you are a wine connoisseur or not, this is your chance to get out and learn about and drink wine at some of your favorite Philly spots.

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Tria is one of the many restaurants and bars serving up wine-related specials for the third annual Philly Wine Week. CREDIT: PHOTO COURTESY OF TRIA

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Dates:

April 3-10, 2016

Overview

Philly Wine Week returns for its third and biggest year of wine-centric events at bars and restaurants throughout Philadelphia from April 3 through 10, 2016.

 

Philly Wine Week will serve as an eight-day celebration of events and specials at more than 50 venues throughout the city, all designed to highlight wine as an approachable and fun beverage option.

 

You’ll find a range of large, small, fancy and casual participating spots, including Alla Spina, Jamonera, a. bar, Osteria, Good King Tavern, Volver, Johnny Brenda’s, Tria, Vedge, Vernick and newcomer Urban Farmer. The full rundown of restaurants and bars is available on Philly Wine Week’s official website.

 

Opening Night

The week kicks off on Sunday, April 3 with Opening Corks, a gala at the Stratus Rooftop Lounge above the Hotel Monaco from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The celebration is slated to have walk-around wine tastings and food pairings from a selection of the city’s best bars and restaurants, along with a special Bubbly Bar for sparkling wine and a premium room for high-end selections.

 

The year’s theme will center on wines from around the world, with a heavy emphasis placed on global whites, reds, rosés and sparkling wines. Un total, more than 75 premium wines will be poured during the three-hour reception.

 

Tickets for the event will be available online beginning March 1 and can be purchased at an early-bird price through March 8 for $45. Regular admission is $55 per person.

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