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Friday, October, 19, 2018

Monday Night Wines Sails in Camden, ME

Join us for a gorgeous scenic wine sail on board the Schooner Surprise, the most famous windjammer in Maine, as we sail around the magnificent Penobscot Bay all while indulging in a wine class with Sommelier Erica Archer, CWP, WSET Advanced. Erica will guide you in a tasting and exploration of some incredible wines from the renowned regions of the World. You’re in for an incredible wine education experience. 

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You’ll walk away with knowing how regional influences impact wine styles and quality, gain confidence knowing how evaluate, select, serve, and pair wines and describe what you smell and taste, and find some new quality wines to add to your repertoire. You’ll enjoy delicious wines, catered cheese from Cafe Miranda, and scenic views of Camden and Rockport, or Isloboro. Space is limited to 17.

  • Taste and learn about some delicious wines from renowned wine regions of the world
  • Find out what makes each wine, region and sub-region unique and the style of wine they are known for
  • 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 a selection of delicious cheeses, fruit, breads, gluten-free crackers catered by Cafe Miranda

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.

Weather Conditions

If the Captain cancels the sail due to inclement weather, you may transfer to a different wine sail or request a full refund, The choice is yours.

Departure

We depart from 16 Public Landing, Camden, Maine 04843. Please arrive at least 20 minutes prior to departure time.

2015 Camden Wine Wise Sail Schedule**

Monday, June 15
Sunset Sail in Camden, ME: Wines of Bordeaux, France
Aboard The Schooner Surprise
5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
$95 in advance

Monday, June 22
Sunset Sail in Camden, ME: The Many Styles of Pinot Noir
Aboard The Schooner Surprise
5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
$95 in advance/$105 day of (if available)

Monday, June 29
Sunset Sail in Camden, ME: Refreshing Summer Whites
Aboard The Schooner Surprise
5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
$95 in advance/$105 day of (if available)

Monday, July 6
Sunset Sail in Camden, ME: Emerging European Wines
Aboard The Schooner Surprise
5:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
$95 in advance

Monday, July 13
Sunset Sail in Camden, ME: Wines of Piedmont, Italy
Aboard The Schooner Surprise
5:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
$95 in advance

Monday, July 20
Sunset Sail in Camden, ME: Champagne
Aboard The Schooner Surprise
5:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
$95 in advance

Monday, July 27
Sunset Sail in Camden, ME: Refreshing Summer Whites
Aboard The Schooner Surprise
5:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
$95 in advance

Monday, August 3
Sunset Sail in Camden, ME: The Many Styles of Rosé
Aboard The Schooner Surprise
5:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
$95 in advance

Monday, August 10
Sunset Sail in Camden, ME: Wines of Piedmont, Italy
Aboard The Schooner Surprise
5:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
$95 in advance

Monday, August 17
Sunset Sail in Camden, ME: Wines of Bordeaux, France
Aboard The Schooner Surprise
5:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
$95 in advance

Monday, August 24
Sunset Sail in Camden, ME: Delicious Italian Wines
Aboard The Schooner Surprise
5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
$95 in advance

Monday, August 31
Sunset Sail in Camden, ME: French Reds
Aboard The Schooner Surprise
5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
$95 in advance

Monday, September 7
Sunset Sail in Camden, ME: Cabernet Sauvignon
Aboard The Schooner Surprise
5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
$95 in advance

**Private wine sails are also available.**
**Wine Wise Sails in Portland, Maine**

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