Get ready to raise those glasses! Whether you prefer to cheers with bubbly, burgundy or white, Philly Wine Week is ready to fill up your chalice during its fourth edition, unfolding March 19-26.
For eight full days, find corks being popped and pulled at 50-plus bars and restaurants, hosting meet-the-maker nights to dinner parties and more.
PHILLY WINE WEEK FAST FACTS
- Philly Wine Week runs March 19-26.
- More than 50 bars and restaurants will host events.
- The Academy of Natural Sciences will host Opening Corks, the annual kickoff party.
- Events vary by venue are either ticketed or pay-as-you-go.
Philly Wine Week’s first pours will take place at Opening Corks, the annual kickoff party hosted this year at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. From 6 to 9 p.m., attendees will sample hundreds of wines, including rare finds, while enjoying food pairings from local restaurants and farms around the city.
Tickets cost $65 and are available online. Following the party, the wine continues to flow at Assembly Rooftop Lounge, where the official after party goes down from 9 p.m. to midnight.
In addition to opening night festivities, the wine-fueled festival promises a full week of pairings, multi-course dinners, meet-the-maker nights and much more.
Special events include an evening showcase of orange wines at Good King Tavern, a “Blind Taste Night” challenging you to test your tasting skills at Osteria, a Ruinart Champagne dinner at Lacroix, a sangria tap-takeover at Tria Taproom, a “Women in Wine” cheese and wine pairing at Tredici Enoteca and more.
The full list of upcoming Wine Week events is available right here.
More than 50 of the city’s favorite bars and restaurants are set to participate in Philly Wine Week including Barbuzzo, Alla Spina, a.bar, Bud & Marilyn’s, Tria, Heritage, Hungry Pigeon, Martha, Hight Street on Market, ITV Philly, Jet Wine Bar, Vedge, Vernick and Root.
Click here for the full list of locations hosting special events for the festival.
Events, while often pay-as-you go, sometimes require a ticket to be purchased in advance. Plan ahead by checking out Philly Wine Week’s official website.
Get ready to uncork and unwind. See you out there fellow Philly wine fans!