From tasting wine and whiskey to even ham plus a free concert, Westport Whiskey and Wine has plenty to do this September. See their schedule of tasting events below.
Monday, 3 September, 10 AM to 4 PM. LABOR DAY holiday hours.
Wednesday, 5 September, 6:30 to 9 PM. Open Bar Night. A great evening to taste some hard to find whiskey and to just have some fun. We will offer 10% off any pour in the bar. Discounts on flights of bourbon. $3 beers. Conundrum Wines $5 by the glass.
Friday, 7 September, 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Westport Village Free Summer Concert featuring Radiotronic. Located in front of Westport Whiskey and Wine. Radiotronic is known for their excellent stage presence and memorable songs that will take you back in time. This final concert will be partnered with Dreams with Wings, an organization working to improve services, programs, and community inclusion for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Food/Drink vendors: The Celtic Pig; Artesano Vino Tapas Y Mas; Cocktail bar by Westport Whiskey & Wine; Longshot Lobsta; The Coffee Zone Westport Village & ZiOlive.
Wednesday, 12 September, 7 PM. Wines from Croatia & Eastern Europe. BH International Market Inc is a distributor of specialty imported Beer, Spirits and Wine form Southern and Eastern Europe. Lena Pysareva will conduct a tasting of 5 wines paired with cheese, smoked sausage & fruit. We can assure you that you will not be disappointed with the quality and value these wines represent. Reservations please. $15.
Thursday, 13 September, 7 PM. Paul Hobbs Vineyards wine tasting and food pairing with Carlo Riggio, Mid-Central Sales Manager. Meticulous vineyard management followed by minimally-invasive wine making techniques allows them to produce wines that express their vineyard origins with finesse, complexity and authenticity. Paul Hobbs wines are fermented with native yeasts, aged in French oak, and bottled unrefined and unfiltered. We will be tasting at least 6 wines from their CrossBarn series to Single Vineyard offerings under the Paul Hobbs label. Reservations, please. $25.
Tuesday, 18 September, 7 PM. Celebrate Grenache Wine Day with Seth Williams of Tramonte & Sons. Seth will be showcasing the versatility of the Grenache grape with expressions from around the world. There will be at least 6 different expressions, all representing great value. Reservations, please. $15.
Wednesday, 19 September, 7 PM. Bordeaux Wine Tasting with Chris Penn, Fine Wine Specialist, RNDC. Chris will be offering a selection of affordable and elegant wines from across France’s famed Bordeaux appellation. Both whites and reds. Come an experience the wines of this iconic region. Reservations, please. $25.
Thursday, 20 September, 7 PM. CH Distillery Amari Tasting & Cocktail Class. Join Miana DeGardeyn from Chicago’s CH Distillery as she will taste through the specialty spirits of Amari, bitters and others, as well as demonstrate their versatility in cocktails. Reservations, please. $15.
Wednesday, 26 September, 7 PM. Spanish Wines with David Hidalgo of Spanish Vineyards Company. David will present 6 excellent red wines from across Spain that will offer tastes from the everyday drinking, food-friendly entertaining and fine wine collecting. Reservations, please. $15.
Thursday, 27 September, 7 PM. Bourbon & Ham Tasting with Beth Burrows, Kentucky Bourbon Ambassador, Beam Suntory. Beth’s tastings have always been great fun and we expect no less with this evening’s event. This is a fascinating exploration of the tastes of various ham profiles paired with classic Kentucky Bourbons. Yummy! Reservations, please. $20.