Adults, Tastings at the Taubman

International Wine Festival: POSTPONED

Sunday, January 31, 2021

1:00pm - 4:00pm

ages 21+

Please Note: Because of ongoing restrictions due to COVID-19, the International Wine Festival is postponed. Ticket holders will be refunded for their purchase. Thanks for your understanding, and for your ongoing support of the Taubman!

Sample more than 50 wines from around the world while you enjoy live music and expertly paired hors d'oeuvres and desserts at the Taubman Museum of Art's Eighth 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.

2020 Event Menu

Featuring Murray’s cheese, with cheesemongers available to explain cheeses.

  • Murray's 1-Year Aged Manchego
  • Sartori's Merlot Bellavitano
  • Taleggio

Small plates:

  • Shrimp & Grits: creamy stone ground Manchego cheese grits with sautéed Old Bay shrimp, andouille sausage, scallions and roasted tomato gravy
  • Chipotle Beef Short Rib Empanadas, with guacamole mousse
  • Roasted Butternut Squash Flatbread, with kale pesto, goat cheese, charred Cipollini onions, and Shishito peppers
  • Blackened Chicken, with New Orleans red beans and rice, and whole grain mustard remoulade
  • Spread & Crudité Display: Piquillo pepper hummus, white bean artichoke dip, vegetable crudité, and pita wedges
  • Dessert Display: cake truffles, French macarons, and key lime tartlet

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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