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June 1, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - June 2, 2018 @ 10:30 pm$40 – $400
ideastream takes the helm with the annual Grand Tastings and Seminars event. The June 1 and 2 celebration of wine will be held at the Idea Center® at Playhouse Square.
In keeping with tradition, the signature event will include two Grand Tastings: one on Friday at 7:30pm and one on Saturday at 7:30pm.
Grand Tasting tickets include:
- Access to the wine tasting event
- A buffet of hearty appetizers and a selection of desserts
- Souvenir wine glass
- Souvenir wine plate
- Access to the silent auction
- Complimentary subscription to Wine Spectator
These five wine seminars will take place on Saturday:
- ABCs of Wine at 1pm
- Sparkling Wine and Champagne at 1pm
- Entrée to Rosé at 1pm
- Which Glass and Why presented by Riedel at 4pm
- Bordeaux with Dan Greathouse at 4pm
New this year, special guest Chef Jacques Pépin will give a food demonstration on Saturday afternoon at 2:30pm in the Westfield Insurance™ Studio Theatre.
In addition, guests can also purchase a Special VIP dinner with Chef Pépin ticket. This dinner includes wine pairings with each course and takes place on Saturday, June 2 at 6:00pm in the ideastream Boardroom. All dinner guests will receive a signed copy of Pépin’s latest book, A Grandfather’s Lessons: In the Kitchen with Shorey.
Event sponsors include United Airlines, the exclusive airline partner, and Miceli Dairy Products Company. Media sponsors include TheWineBuzz. All event proceeds benefit ideastream programs and public service.