07/07 Sunset Wine Sail Portland, ME:White Burgundies & Oysters

Saturday, July 7 • 5th Annual Sunset Wine Sail in Portland, ME:White Burgundies & Oysters • 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. • Maine State Pier

Join us for our 5th Annual first Saturday in July, White Burgundies and fresh shucked Oysters Sail. You'll be joining Sommelier Erica Archer on the gorgeous 74-foot gaff-rigged topsail sloop, Frances, that was built by her Captains and crew on Portland's waterfront. for a guided wine tasting 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 
* Taste your way though various white Burgundy sub-regions and the unique and highly sought-after styles of wines that they produce
* 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 incredible fresh Maine oysters being shucked for you right on board the Frances
* An array of cheeses, fresh fruit, and crackers will also be available

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.

Cancellations/Reschedules/No Shows:
​​​Because of our size, cancellations affect us significantly. ​If we are able to re-sell your tickets we can refund your ticket price minus the $​7.00 credit card transactions we have to pay ​OR reschedule you to a different date that has availability (there is no credit card transaction fee in this case). You are always welcome to send a friend or family member in your place or sell your own tickets. Just make sure we have the ticket holder's email address so we can send them the event notifications so they are aware of where to find us and any day-of weather related notifications. There ​are no refunds or reschedules for no shows or if we are not able to resell your tickets. Makes sense, right?​

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Price $98.00