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Expensive vs Cheap Wines in a Guided Blind-Tasting Through Europe

Last time at our old location (Red Marlin), before we move over to the Marriott Marquis.

In this wine tasting dinner, we will have one cheap and one expensive bottle of each grape/region combination. Throughout the evening, we will go through 5 sets of 2 wines, tasting a total of 10 different bottles at 2 ounzes each. For example, we could compare a cheap Rhone Valley Syrah with a very expensive one, side by side, and then do the same thing for 4 other grapes.

Enjoy the blind-tasting commentary of professional sommeliers attending this tasting.

We will all try to guess which grape and region we are dealing with in each pair of wines, and of course the critical question will be which wine is the expensive one. We have a nice three-course dinner alongside. Wine cost is $60, plus dinner expense.

Look forward to an educational and fun blind-tasting dinner that will bring your tasting skills to a new level.

We will try to pick some special wines that are well worth our expense. Any important varietal from around the world is fair game this evening, with the promise that the specific bottles must be from one of the best regions of that varietal.

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  • Jim S.

    Well organized and fun wine tasting event as always. Great group of people. Thanks, Joey!

    March 3, 2013

  • Jim S.

    Joey, is paying by credit card possible? Or do you want us to bring cash or check as in the past?

    March 2, 2013

  • Tracy

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    March 2, 2013

  • Joey

    cost for the overall event is $120, including cheese plate, appetizer, entree, all wines, tax, tip, parking, sommelier guidance. we'll do some great wine comparison between expensive and inexpensive in tonights session. see you all at 6pm at the Red Marlin.

    March 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    HI what is the cost of dinner?

    March 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Good event idea and looking forward to it.

    February 25, 2013

  • Mariette

    Sounds wonderful! Looking forward to it

    February 11, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi id the menu set for the dinner?

    February 9, 2013

  • Sandra

    This could be very interesting, educational and fun!

    January 31, 2013

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