Updated: Apr 30, 2020
Do you love wine and miss visiting your favorite bars and shops for on-site events? Me too. The good news is you can still tune in to virtual events via Instagram & Facebook Live and Zoom! So you don't have to, I've searched and compiled a list of upcoming events around the greater Boston area.
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Wednesday, April 29th
Located in Downtown Boston? Here's a tasting for you. The Fenway will be taking you on a virtual tour of three wines from the Loire Valley. Wines can be purchased in advance and the 6 PM event requires pre-registration on Eventbrite.
Friday, May 1st
The Federal, a new steakhouse in Waltham, is hosting a Charles Krug wine tasting this Friday at 7 PM. Gigi Mondavi and Mike Cotter will join The Federal's David Alphonse in a lesson on wine and pairings. Customers can tune in on Facebook Live.
Saturday, May 2nd
The Vin Bin in Marlborough is hosting a chocolate and wine pairing on Facebook live at 7:30 PM on Saturday. You can preorder the bundles (which look sweet!) for a fully immersive experience or follow along just to learn about the pairings.
Sunday, May 3rd
The Community Package Store in South Hamilton will be hosting a virtual wine tasting with their wine expert at 3 PM on Facebook Live. All of the wines being tasted are available to purchase for 10% off regular price.
Sunday, May 3rd & 10th
Curious about biodynamic wines? That's the Rebel Rebel specialty. Their events are $10-15 and are being hosted on Zoom at 12 and 6 PM. Their upcoming classes will focus on 1) how biodynamic wines are the past and future and 2) the history of Beaujolais.
Thursday, May 7th
Baccos Wine and Cheese is hosting a virtual tasting in support of the Restaurant Strong Fund. The event will start at 6 PM on Zoom. By purchasing a wine featured in the Restaurant Relief Pack, customers will support the Restaurant Strong initiative.
Based in Beverly, Farm to Frank is hosting virtual wine tastings every Thursday. The team highlights one or two wines flavor notes and how they were produced. Customers can order the wines and a meal ahead of time then tune into Instagram LIVE at 6 PM.
Every Thursday & Friday
The Urban Grape offers two online tastings each week with representatives from a variety of vineyards. Upcoming events include Cinco De Mayo Wines, Virtual Happy Hours, Mother's Day Wines, and more. The free classes stream at 5 PM.
Sundays, Starting May 10th
Boston Winery is kicking of their virtual wine pairings with the flavors of spring. Participants can purchase a Springtime 4 Pack from their website which includes wines and treats for pairing. The event will kick off at 1 PM on Facebook Live.
Rochambeau Boston will be hosting a weekly #WineWednesday 'Somms In The City Event at 7:30 PM on Instagram Live with wine expert Billy Moriarty. The series will feature guest sommeliers talking about all things wine!
Not local to the Boston area? No problem! We are working on a From Anywhere: Virtual Wine Tastings Round-up featuring producers from around the world. Stay tuned for more exciting virtual tastings, pairings, and happy hours coming up next month.
We will continue to post updates to this list as new events are announced.