Adults, Tastings at the Taubman

International Wine Festival

Sunday, January 26, 2020

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 Seventh 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. 

The 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.

Hors d'oeuvres and desserts are provided by Blue Ridge Catering.

Tickets: $50 in advance | $60 day of

Be sure to purchase your tickets soon -- this event always sells out in advance!

Sample 2019 Event Menu

Tasting plates featuring Murray’s cheese, with cheese masters available to explain pairings:

  • Sarvecchio Parm with McClure’s garlic pickles, and genoa salami
  • Mascarpone with blueberry preserves, and Effie’s oatcakes
  • Young Manchego with Membrillo, Marcona Almonds

Small plates:

  • Mediterranean Grilled Chicken: Rubbed with smoked paprika, cumin, rosemary, and lemon zest, served atop Greek orzo pasta salad and topped with a cool tzatziki sauce
  • Cuban "Cigars": Cuban sliders with tender grilled pork tenderloin, black oak ham, Swiss cheese,  pickle, Dijon, and mayo wrapped in crispy wonton wrapper with creamy stone ground mustard dipping sauce
  • Assorted Mini Quiche Display: Lorraine (black forest ham and Swiss) and Florentine (Spinach, onion and tomato)
  • Black Garlic Braised Beef Short Rib with black garlic-mustard sauce, served atop cauliflower mash
  • Spread & Crudité Display: Piquillo pepper hummus, white bean artichoke dip, vegetable crudité, and pita wedges
  • Dessert Display: S'mores whoopee pies, cheesecake lollipops, and key lime tartlets

Please note: This is a 21+ event. Photo ID will be required for entrance. Photo ID must match name of ticket holder for all online sales. Tickets are non-transferable. All sales are final.

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