Newport, RI Wine Tastings and Culinary Events
Tasting Series at The Spiced Pear
Throughout the year, The Spiced Pear hosts a variety of Newport, RI wine tastings and culinary events on the acclaimed Cliff Walk. From learning the basics of food and wine pairings to exploring the flavors of one of Napa's oldest wineries, the series will invoke your love of wine in a beautiful setting. Discover a hidden expertise on New England wine and spirits or strengthen the knowledge you already have. Learn more about our Tasting Series events on The Chanler Blog. View this season's upcoming events below.
2017 Fall Tasting Series
Scotch & Cigar
Presented by Glenmorangie's David Blackmore. Whiskey Ambassador of the Year & passionate advocate of Glenmorangie Single Malt Whiskies, David will teach you how to fully appreciate the great complexity of flavors and aromas in each of the whiskies you taste.
Date: Sunday, October 29, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Sparkling Wines of Moët Hennessy
Presented by Megan Libby. Megan got a Masters in International Wine Business from the Universite de Paris X, which took her class of 12 around the world to 40 partner universities and 250 wine regions. Megan has ran Wine Wise Consulting for 7 years as an ambassador for Champagne, Bordeaux, Rioja and Armagnac. She now is thrilled to be Director of Brand Education at Moet Hennessy since 2014.
Date: Sunday, December 3, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
2018 Tasting Series
The Wines of Louis Jadot
Presented by Christian Dalbavie. Christian is the French Portfolio Manager Northeast for Kobrand Corporation. He started with Kobrand 5 years ago after working for several years as US brand ambassador for highly respected French producers. Kobrand's French portfolio is comprised of famous brands such as Maison Louis Jadot, Taittinger Champagne and Domaine Zind-Humbrecht.
Date: Sunday, February 11, 2018
The Wines of Craggy Range
Presented by Janet Pouchot. Janet has held positions in the wine business for over a decade as a sommelier for restaurant DANIEL, in retail with Sherry-Lehmann, as US Brand Development for Peter Lehmann Wines and now Business Manager for the Americas for Craggy Range.
Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018