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Friday, December, 15, 2017

Friday Wine Walks in The Kennebunks, Maine

Join Sommelier Erica Archer, CWP, WSET Advanced, for a guided viticultural tasting and walking tour of the vibrant restaurant scenes on Kennebunk and Kennebunkport as you explore some incredible wines from renowned regions of the world paired with delicious foods from the area’s delicious restaurants. You’re in for an incredible wine education experience. You’ll walk away with knowing how regional influences impact wine styles and quality, gain confidence knowing how evaluate, select, serve and pair wines, describe what you smell and taste, and find some new quality wines to add to your repertoire. Each Friday (and one Sunday) we’ll visit a different area and discover new wines and foods and restaurants of Kennebunk’s beautiful Downtown and Lower Village and Kennebunkport’s bustling Dock Square and Ocean Avenue.

  • Taste and learn about some delicious wines from renowned regions of the world
  • Learn the art of wine appreciation or take your skills to the next level
  • Discover what makes each wine, region, and sub-region unique and consistent
  • 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 wine
  • Learn the basics of tasting or take your wine knowledge to the next level
  • Enjoy delicious foods from each of the four restaurants we’ll visit on each unique Wine Walk

Your Sommelier

Archer is a true oenophile, having obtained high levels of certification in her field. In 2010,Erica (1) 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 down to earth style.

Tickets

Are available for purchase at winewisevents.com or call us at 207-619-4630.  Must be 21 years of age or older.

2015 Kennebunks Wine Wise Walks Schedule**

Friday, April 24
A Wine (and food) Walk in Downtown Kennebunk, ME: The Many Styles of Pinot Noir
Starting at Duffy’s Tavern & Grill
2:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
$49 in advance/$55 day of (if available)

Sunday, May 17
A Wine (and food) Walk in Lower Village Kennebunk, ME: Italian Wines
Starting at Abbondante
2:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
$49 in advance/$55 day of (if available)

Friday, June 12
A Wine (and food) Walk Downtown Kennebunk, ME: The Many Styles of Chardonnay
Starting at Duffy’s Tavern & Grill
2:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
$49 in advance/$55 day of (if available)

Friday, June 19
A Wine (and food) Walk on Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME: The Wines of Central Coast California
Starting at restaurant TBA
2:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
$49 in advance/$55 day of (if available)

Friday, July 10
A Wine (and food) Walk Downtown Kennebunk, ME: Emerging European Wines
Starting at Duffy’s Tavern & Grill
2:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
$49 in advance/$55 day of (if available)

Friday, July 17
A Wine (and food) Walk on Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME: Refreshing Summer Whites
Starting at Salt & Honey
2:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
$49 in advance/$55 day of (if available) 

Friday, July 24
A Wine (and food) Walk in Lower Village Kennebunk, ME: The Wines of Piedmont, Italy
Starting restaurant at Abbondante
2:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
$49 in advance/$55 day of (if available)

Friday, July 31
A Wine (and food) Walk in Dock Square Kennebunkport, ME: Sparkling Wines of the World
Starting at Salt & Honey
2:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
$49 in advance/$55 day of (if available)

Stay tuned for August and September Friday event listings. You can also subscribe to event notifications at winewiseevents.com. Private Wine Wise Events are also available for your gathering.

See more events including Wine Sails and Wine Walks in Camden, Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, Ogunquit, and Portland, Maine at winewiseevents.com.

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