07/01 4th Annual White Burgundies & Maine Oysters Sail

Saturday, July 1 • 4th Annual White Burgundies & Maine Oysters Sail • 6:00p.m.-8:00 p.m. • Maine State Pier

Join us for our 4th Anuual Fourth of July weekend White Burgundies and fresh shucked Maine Oysters Sail ... a gorgeous scenic wine sail on board the 74-foot gaff-rigged topsail sloop, Frances, that was built by her Captains and crew on Portland's waterfront. Sommelier Erica Archer, CWP, WSET Advanced will guide you in a wine education and discussion on,what many consider one of the greatest white wines regions of the world, Burgundy, France. And we'll pair each wine with a selection of fresh Maine oysters shucked right on board as you sail through Maine’s beautiful Casco Bay with scenic views of Maine coastline, lighthouses and islands .... all while indulging in a wine class. 

* Taste and learn about exciting white wines from Burgundy, France 
* Find out what makes each wine and sub-region different and unique
* Discuss major wine styles, grape varieties, regions, trends and more
* Learn what to expect from certain terms on a wine label when selecting your next White Burgundy
* Learn the basics of tasting or take your wine knowledge to the next level
* Enjoy a selection of fresh Maine oysters that are shucked right on board Frances
* An array of cheeses, fresh fruita, and crackers will also be avaiable

Archer is a true oenophile, having obtained high levels of certification in her field. In 2010, she was awarded the Wine Spirit and Education Trust Level Three Advanced Certification in Wines and Spirits (with merit), became a Sommelier in the American Court of Master Sommeliers, and received her Certified Wine Professional award from the Culinary Institute of America in St. Helena, California. Erica is the principal of Wine Wise, a wine education and events service and is skilled at creating truly creative and memorable wine experiences that take guests beyond a typical tasting with her intimate understanding of what makes each wine unique. And she’ll do it with her trademark sense of humor.

Must be 21 years of age or older.

Wine Wise special offers:
*For every friend you bring receive $5 off your next ticket. 
*Attend 5 Wine Wise events and your 6th one is free.

  * Marked fields are required.
Price $98.00