10/27 Wine & Food Walk in Portland's West End: Natural Wines

Saturday, October 27 • Wine & Food Walk in Portland's West End: Natural Wines • 2:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m. • Starting restaurant TBA

Join Sommelier Erica Archer, CWP, WSET Advanced, for a guided viticultural tasting and walking tour of Portland's vibrant restaurant scene as you embark on a tasting discussion of the category natural wines.

You're in for an incredible wine experience. You'll walk away with knowing about this exciting natural wine movement, discover wines that you'll be thrilled to have your repertoire, taste wines from leading natural wine producers, understand why natural wine is a rapidly growing category of wine, gain confidence knowing how to evaluate, select, serve, and pair wines and describe what you smell and taste. You'll also taste paired foods from each of the four restaurants that we visit. Plan to learn a lot, discover some delicious wines and restaurants, and have a great time doing it.

* Taste and learn about natural wines from around the world that you'll be thrilled to have in your repertoire
* Find out what makes a wine 'natural'
* Discuss major styles, wine makers, and vineyard influences on the wines they produce
* Learn what to expect from certain terms on a wine label when selecting your next bottle of wine
* Learn the basics of tasting or take your wine knowledge to the next level
* Enjoy delicious paired foods at each of the four restaurants we visit

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 $​5.00 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?​

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 $58.00