Free Tasting Events
Our regularly scheduled tastings are held on Thursday and Fridays from 5-8, and on Saturdays from 3-6.
10.19.17 Slane and Wines of the Southern Hemisphere! 5-8PM
Alex Coyningham drops by for a visit all the way from Slane Ireland, where his family owns the famous concert venue – Slane Castle. The grounds have become home to their exciting distilling project, where they are working in partnership with Brown Forman, to produce mind-boggling, sustainably-produced Irish Whiskey’s to which all others pale in comparison.
10.20.17 Hot & Fresh New Finds From Winebow! 5-8PM
This Friday we are hosting Molly from Winebow, who will be pouring a lineup of some of UG’s newest wines, all of which over-deliver on value! From Gruet‘s unbelievable sparkler ‘Sauvage’ to a sumptuous old-vine Gamay from Eugene Carrell – this tasting offers a little something for everybody!
10.21.17 Must Have's from Piedmont & Bully Boy Spirits! 3-6PM
It’s no secret that we have a love affair with all things Piedmont. This Saturday James from MS Walker will be pouring a handful of our favorite selections that we always keep in stock from wineries like Vietti, la Spinetta and Produttori de Barbaresco! These classics are show-stoppers, but wallet-friendly enough to open on pizza night!
Our friends from Bully Boy will also be jumping in on the fun to pour some of their tantalizing local spirits! Don’t miss out!
10.26.17 Sweater-Weather Burgundy! 5-8PM
While we will happily drink Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from Burgundy all year round, there is no better time to tuck your nose into these terroir-driven beauties than when the leaves have changed and the temperature starts to drop. With the holiday season upon us, it’s the perfect time to open up some dinner-worthy and gift-able wines from off-the-beaten-path climats that are to die for! Nick from Vineyard Road will be pouring offerings from Montille, Genot-Boulanger, Jean Marc Boulay and more!
10.27.17 'Au Naturel' Biodynamic Wines from MISE! 5-8PM
This Friday, Michael from MISE brings in a lineup of organic and biodynamic wines from France and Portugal! Don’t miss out on this hand-picked selection from producers who craft wines with conscientiously grown grapes using traditional methods and favor a hands-off approach to manipulation.
10.28.17 Supple and Savory Reds! 3-6PM
We are bidding October adeiu with a progressive style line up of exciting new reds we can’t wait for you to taste! Tom from Hangtime will be featuring a dramatic range – from a delicate Ploussard from Domaine de la Touraize, to a wallop-packing Petit Sirah from Shannon Ridge!
At The Urban Grape, we live and breathe one fundamental principle: learning about wine should be fun. For us, that means gathering with friends, turning on some music, popping bottles, and engaging in some lively conversation.
Our passion for teaching our clients about wine led us to create Urban Affairs, a division of our company devoted exclusively to in-home and in-office wine tasting parties. Led by our energetic and enthusiastic educators, these two-hour tasting events are the ultimate in-home and in-office entertainment.Learn More