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Tastings at the Taubman

International Wine Festival

Sunday, January 27, 2019

1:00pm - 4:00pm

ages 21+

Purchase Tickets

Sample more than 30 wines from around the world (along with a few craft brews!) while you enjoy live music and expertly paired hors d'oeuvres and desserts at the Taubman Museum of Art's Sixth Annual International Wine Festival.

From bubbly sparklings to crisp whites to bold reds, seasoned wine stewards will guide you through your experience with tasting notes to help you discover your new favorite international wines. Hors d'oeuvres and desserts will be provided by Blue Ridge Catering.

Sample Menu from 2018

International Cheese Board
French triple-cream Brie en Croute with cranberry-apple mostarda, fresh fruit display of apples, pears, grapes and assorted crackers

Duck Confit Potstickers
Spiced duck confit, carrots, cabbage shitake mushrooms, scallions with spicy hoisin dipping sauce

International Cheese Board
Clothbound cheddar cheese with onion jam and Virginia apples, Idiazabal cheese with tomato jam and Marcona almonds, olives and assorted crackers

Sweet Tea Pork Tenderloin
Served with collard greens, piquillo pepper farro, and grilled lemon & bourbon whole grain honey mustard

Southern Antipasti Display
Charcuterie board of country ham, serrano ham, pimento cheese, cheese slaw, pickled vegetables, a display of roasted and grilled vegetables, fresh fruits and assorted chutneys, jams, local honey, rosemary crackers and grilled baguette

Dessert Trio
Flourless chocolate cake with chocolate ganache & fresh raspberry
Apple & goat cheese bars
Macarons

Virginia Tech Senior Instructor John Boyer will give an insider's talk on the art of winemaking, and galleries will be open so guests can enjoy hundreds of works on view.

The souvenir wine glass is yours to take home to remember your special day.

And if you're within a 15-minute radius of the Museum, a designated driver courtesy of Coca-Cola will take you home after the event.

The International Wine Festival is presented by Kroger. 

Check out 2018 event highlights below!

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