Philly Wine Week Debuts Inaugural Line Up of Participants
Oenophiles rejoice! Philly Wine Week has released its inaugural line up, and it is sure to please everyone from the wine newbie to the well-rounded wine veteran.
Wine Week was founded with the mission of promoting wine knowledge, the enjoyment of it, and fostering a sense of community among the many great people and places throughout the city that are passionate about wine. Kate Moroney and William Eccleston, wine directors at Vintage Wine Bar & Bistro and Ristorante Panorama and Wine Bar respectively, hatched the plan for the eight-day celebration, and they are eager to get the festivities underway.
It all kicks off on Sun., March 23 with a with the opening event, Bubbles & Barrels, at Ristorante Panorama & Wine Bar featuring special guests Master Sommeliers Laura Williamson, Wayne Belding, and Kathy Morgan. From there it will continue with daily wine-centric events at different venues across the city through Sun., March 30. Every night of the fest will have a “Toast at Ten” at a different location where everyone is invited to come together and raise a glass.
The list of participating bars and restaurants includes:
Jet Wine Bar
Vintage Wine Bar & Bistro
Panorama Ristorante and Wine Bar
Petruce et al.
Bistro St. Tropez
Cooperage Wine & Whiskey Bar
Garces Trading Co.
The German Society of Pennsylvania
High Street on Market
Vernick Food & Drink
The Philly Wine Week website is set to launch within the next few days and will include more info and details about events. In the meantime, keep up-to-date with what's happening by following @Phlwineweek on Twitter. Stay tuned for all the latest!
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