Top Picks For The Final Days Of Philly Wine Week, March 22-26

Where to enjoy orange wine, chicken and Champagne, a boozy brunch and more...

The vino’s still flowing at venues all around town for Philly Wine Week, so be sure to get out and fill up your glass before it’s too late!

Now through March 26, more than a dozen events are set to unfold each day, ranging from a Champagne and fried chicken feast to a “Learn Your Lingo” educational tasting to a boozy brunch at Barbuzzo.

Remember, these events represent merely a handful of the host of Wine Week happenings around town. For the complete list of events, check right here.

Read on for our top picks for where to enjoy red, white, orange and green(!) wine during the final days of Philly Wine Week.

Cave À Manger 2.0: "Orange is the New Black" at Good King Tavern

While reds, whites and pinks grace the table most frequently, orange wines bring a special excitement to the dinner table. Made from white wines that have experienced extensive grape skin contact, orange wines take centerstage on Wednesday at The Good King Tavern, which will set up a counter of cheese and charcuterie to complete the evening showcase.

Cave À Manger 2.0: "Orange is the New Black" at Good King Tavern

When:Wednesday, March 22, 5 p.m.
Where:The Good King Tavern, 614 South 7th Street, Philadelphia
Cost:Pay as you go

www.phillywineweek.org

Learn Your Lingo at Vintage Wine Bar

Do you prefer tannic or acidic? Oaked or un-oaked? Dry, off-dry or sweet? Learn how to talk like a sommelier at Vintage Wine Bar, where you'll discover how to order like a pro and what you enjoy most in the expansive world of wines. 

Learn Your Lingo at Vintage Wine Bar

When:Wednesday, March 22, 4-11 p.m.
Where:Vintage Wine Bar, 129 S. 13th Street
Cost:Pay as you go

www.phillywineweek.org

Rainbow Wine Wednesday at Jet Wine Bar

Ever sip on a green-hued wine? Now's your chance to try it out, along with wine varietals tinted in black, orange and pink. Jet Wine Bar is serving up $20 wine flights for its day-long Rainbow Wine Wednesday, featuring four remarkably colorful pours and a DJ set to kick off at 9 p.m. 

Rainbow Wine Wednesday at Jet Wine Bar

When:11 a.m. to close; DJ at 9 p.m.
Where:Jet Wine Bar, 1525 South Street, Philadelphia
Cost:$20 per flight of wine

www.phillywineweek.org

Terredora di Paolo Wine Dinner at Lou Bird's

In celebration of Philly Wine Week, Lou Bird's serves Naples-street-food-inspired fare and delicious wine pairings for a special wine dinner this evening.

Terredora di Paolo Wine Dinner at Lou Bird's

When:Thursday, March 23, 5-11 p.m.
Where:Lou Bird's, 500 S. 20th Street
Cost:$100 per person

www.loubirds.net

Cheesesteaks and Wine? at Pinot Boutique

Wine needn't be reserved solely for fancy bries, goudas and gruyères. In fact, Pinot Boutique is determined to show it can also be the perfect compliment to that ooey, gooey, not-too-pretentious cheese that tops Philly's favorite sandwich, the cheesesteak. Come out for a night of vino and cheesesteak and learn about a pairing that, while remarkably rare, is just plain awesome.

Cheesesteaks and Wine? at Pinot Boutique

When:Thursday, March 23, 5-8 p.m.
Where:Pinot Boutique, 227 Market Street, Philadelphia
Cost:$25

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Olde Kensington Pop-Up Wine Bar at Kensington Quarters

Kensington Quarters turns its cozy second floor into a one-night-only, pop-up wine bar. Typically reserved for special and private events, the space will open up as a casual, late-night wine hangout where a curated list of distinctive wine selections will be served starting at 9 p.m.

Olde Kensington Pop-Up Wine Bar at Kensington Quarters

When:Friday, March 24, 9 p.m.
Where:Kensington Quarters, 1310 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia
Cost:Pay as you go

www.phillywineweek.org

Fried Chicken and Champagne at Hungry Pigeon

Crispy fried chicken and a glass full of bubbly sounds like the ultimate formula for an incredible night out. On Philly Wine Week's final day, head out to Hungry Pigeon where David McDuff of Bowler Wines will be pouring fancy Champagnes to pair with a menu loaded full of fried chicken options.

Fried Chicken and Champagne at Hungry Pigeon

When:Sunday, March 26, 5-10 p.m.
Where:Hungry Pigeon, 743 South 4th Street, Philadelphia
Cost:Pay as you go

www.phillywineweek.org

Women in Wine at Tredici Enoteca

All week-long, Tredici Enoteca is celebrating female winemakers from around the world. Stop in to savor a three-varietal wine flight paired with a board of three cheeses.

Women in Wine at Tredici Enoteca

When:Daily through Sunday, March 26
Where:Tredici Enoteca, 114 South 13th Street, Philadelphia
Cost:$22 for three-glass wine flight paired with three-cheese flight

www.phillywineweek.org

Mediterranean Brunch Pop Up at Barbuzzo Upstairs

Philly Wine WeekPhoto by N. Santos for Visit Philadelphia

Chef Marcie Turney of Barbuzzo serves up a Mediterranean-inspired brunch feast that comes with Italian wine cocktails, Prosecco and Italian wine flights to boot. Brunch will be served in the normally private-party-only upstairs space. Those interested in attending must book a spot in advance.

Mediterranean Brunch Pop Up at Barbuzzo Upstairs

When:Sunday, March 26, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where:Barbuzzo, 110 S. 13th Street
Cost:$30

www.phillywineweek.org

Wine Week BBQ at American Sardine Bar

Back for its third year is American Sardine Bar's popular Wine Week BBQ. Guests can enjoy draught wine that comes paired with tapas-style barbecue dishes.

Wine Week BBQ at American Sardine Bar

When:Sunday, March 26, 3-10 p.m.
Where:American Sardine Bar, 1800 Federal Street
Cost:Pay as you go

www.phillywineweek.org

Mystery Wine Blind Tasting at The Rittenhouse Hotel

Want to score a free bottle of wine? Test your wine-tasting skills at The Rittenhouse Hotel's Mystery Wine Blind Tasting, where a different mystery wine will be served up each evening for guests to taste. The first guest to correctly guess the night's wine will get to enjoy an entire bottle of it — on the house.

Mystery Wine Blind Tasting at The Rittenhouse Hotel

When:Daily through Sunday, March 26
Where:The Rittenhouse Hotel, 210 West Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia
Cost:Pay as you go

www.phillywineweek.org

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