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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 

Price: $180.00 

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 

Price: $190.00

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

To make a reservation, please call Spiced Pear Restaurant at 401-847-2244  or for more information visit www.thechanler.com. Please note, due to the intimate nature of these tastings, limited seats are available for each event. Full payment of including tax and gratuity per ticket is required upon making a reservation.