Located in North Andover and known for an impressive assortment of exceptional wines, unique spirits and an innovative shopping experience, The Wine ConneXtion, is expanding their popular tasting series through the spring with weekly tastings focused on wines from around the globe. These tastings will feature the Wine ConneXtion’s expert staff and special guest pourers educating guests on a variety of wines ranging in price, theme, and region. Guests must be 21 years of age or older to attend these complimentary tastings. Tastings run from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. every Saturday.
Saturday, April 7, 2018: Justin Wines
Featuring the great wines of Justin Vineyards with guest pourer Mari Carrion, State Manager. Justin Vineyards is an award-winning, world-renowned wine producer from Paso Robles, CA. They combine “old world” methods with “new world” technology to grow, harvest, and produce world-class Bordeaux style blends.
Saturday, April 14, 2018: Goldschmidt Wines
A special tasting of the Goldschmidt portfolio of wines featuring Nick Goldschmidt, owner and producer. This family-owned winery sources their juice from single vineyards in both Alexander and Napa Valley Oakville appellations, next to some very prestigious properties, to achieve exceptional richness, quality and balance – the hallmarks of world-class wines. Come taste these award-winning wines, meet the winemaker himself and appreciate the marriage of great wine at a great price.
Saturday, April 21, 2018: Sauvignon Blancs from Around the World
The Wine ConneXtion highlights one of the most popular wine varietals in the world while showing how diverse and unique its flavor can be when produced in various regions.
Saturday, April 28, 2018: Rosés from Abroad
Featuring a lineup of Imported Roses’ from Europe and beyond in the first event of this two-part tasting series. The Wine ConneXtion showcases rosés from its birthplace in Provence, France to variations from other renowned wine producing countries.
Saturday, May 5, 2018: Run for the Rosés
At the second tasting, The Wine ConneXtion brings the famous Kentucky Derby to North Andover, Massachusetts celebrating domestic rosés.
Saturday, May 12, 2018: Mothers’ Day Picks
This weekend is all about Mom. Whether she likes to relax with a glass of red, white, or rosé, we’ll help you find the perfect gift to thank her for all that she does.
Saturday, May 19, 2018: Terrific Twelves
Join The Wine ConneXtion for a tasting of the most popular picks that won’t break the bank. With everything priced at $12 this afternoon will be a great source of wine education, demonstrating that great wines don’t have to be expensive.
Saturday, May 26, 2018: Zins & Sliders
After the cold winter, it’s time for grill masters to shake off the dust, refill the propane and fire up the charcoal! At this tasting, sip on Zinfandels paired with burger sliders and ultimately discover how the full-bodied, spicy flavors and rustic tannins of a quality Zin complement the flavors of a variety of grilled fare.
Saturday, June 2, 2018: 90 Points & Above, Series 3
Wine connoisseurs will sip and swirl some of the industry’s most distinct and highest rated wines from top wine critics including: Wine Enthusiast, Wine Spectator, Wine Advocate, and Robert Parker. Only a handful of wines ever earn a 90+ point distinction and the experts at The Wine ConneXtion have hand-selected a wide variety of these fine wines for guests to enjoy.
Saturday, June 9, 2018: Big, Bold, & Buttery Chardonnays
Featuring Chardonnays with the 3 B’s: big, bold, and buttery. These chards have waited a long time in all kinds of oak, from French to Hungarian, to bring the 3 B’s of amazing flavor to life.
Saturday, June 16, 2018: Fathers’ Day Picks
This weekend is all about Dad. Whether he’s an avid wine drinker or prefers a scotch on the rocks, The Wine ConneXtion will help you find the perfect gift to thank him for all that he does.
Saturday, June 23, 2018: The Forgotten Whites
Often used in white blends, the “Forgotten Whites” get to shine on their own at this tasting. Learn how great Marsanne, Viognier, Albarino, and Rieslings can be on their own.
Saturday, June 30, 2018: Red, Whites, & You
Enjoy an early 4th of July celebration while honing a deeper appreciation for different flavors of a variety of homegrown wines.
Don’t miss the many opportunities to taste these impressive yet affordable wines that are perfect for any casual gathering or special occasion. As always, walk-ins are welcome all day. All tastings are complimentary, and guests must be 21+. For more information visit wineconnextion.com. The Wine ConneXtion is located at 117 Main Street, North Andover.