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Events & Tastings

Welcome to "Tastings & Events"! You'll find our current schedule of Wine, Beer, Liquor Tastings & other events ALL IN ONE SPOT! As details become available we will provide "More Info" links.

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Most tastings are scheduled with a beginning & ending time and usually last two hours. We hope this length of time is sufficient so that everyone can enjoy the complete tasting lineup. Cheers!

Tasting lists are subject to change; most of the time for the much better!

Wine Tastings...

Wine Samplings every Friday, 3-6pm

Join us as we have 2 (sometimes more) wines paired with cheeses to sample!  

 Sunset Wine Tasting Cruise:  Chesapeake City Water Tours

Sunday, June 3rd  6-7:30pm     $45 Per Person     Rain Delay!!  Rescheduled for Sunday June 24th, 6-7:30pm

Join us for this fun adventure as we cruise through the C & D Canal with Captain DJ aboard the Chase N Dreams!  We will have  at least 6 different wines, including a sparkling, a rose, something big and bold, something soft and fruity, something new and unique, and something sweet!  Try a little of each, or stick with a favorite!

Other Dates:  July 15, August 12th, September 9th


Wine 101: Elements of Wine

7 – 9pm Wednesday, July 11 – Rescheduled 

8 – 12 Person Limit

$25 Per Person – Reservations Required (800) 446-946

In this small group tasting we’ll be laying the foundation for better wine understanding as we taste through eight wines blind in flights of two. Each flight is designed to help us better identify the role of acid, tannin, and oak in red and white wine. Through blind tasting and discussion, this course is designed to be accessible to the complete novice while still offering something meaningful to more seasoned wine drinkers.

Attendees are welcome to a 20% discount on any wine purchases the night of the event.


Sake tasting:


Vine Connections Sake Tasting with Monica Samuels

$15 / Person – Reservations Required

7 – 9pm on Wednesday, June 20th

Monica Samuels is coming back to lead us in another sake tasting, and this event will be our most unique sake tasting yet. The vast majority of sake consumed in the world goes through the process of pasteurization, which begs the question about the small percentage of non-pasteurized sake.

Referred to as “namazake,” this unpasteurized product is considered by sake enthusiasts to be a unique, vibrant style of sake often only available seasonally. This tasting will allow a chance to taste this rarer style of sake along side sake from the same breweries.

Call now to make your reservation: 
(800) 446-9463

Tentative tasting list:

Fukucho Moon on the Water Junmai Ginjo Namazake 
Ama no To: Heaven’s Door Junmai Namazake 
Rihaku Origin of Purity Namazake 
Fukucho Forgotten Fortune Junmai 
Fukucho Moon on the Water Junmai Ginjo 
Rihaku Wandering Poet Junmai Ginjo 
Rihaku Dance of Discovery Junmai



Fundraiser:  Wine and Beer Tasting, Benefiting the Estate of Joe Neuberger

Friday, June 22nd  6:30-8:30     $25


Wine Tasting:  Roses, Part 3

Friday, July 13   7-9pm

Details to follow!

Beer Tastings...

Our Beer Tastings & other good stuff:

Tap Socials: Usually on Thursday and Friday, 4:30-6:30pm but check schedule to confirm as times may change. For $5, unlimited sampling of a featured brewery, get a brewery glass, and  sometimes there’s brewery swag & discussion w/ the rep, brewer.

Beer Samplings: These tastings are sometimes on Fridays and always on Saturdays, usually all day and may be draft and/ or bottles.

We charge 1 penny (because we aren’t allowed to give away alcoholic beverages) and the samples are limited to a decent tasting.

Sometimes there’s a rep & sometimes they bring free swag.

Tap Takeovers: Usually take place on Thursday and/or Saturday nights, 7-9pm or so. We’ll tap anywhere from 15 to 35 + beers!

The draft selection may be all one brewery, several from a region or we may do a themed selection (like Christmas Beers).

Sometimes there’s food (pizza, brats, etc), snacks (pretzels, chips, cheese, etc), brewery swag, brewers, reps, drawings, silent auction tables………

We charge a little bit more these tastings, maybe $10 to $20 but it’s a great deal and lots of fun!

Sit-Down Beer Tastings: Limited, reservation required tasting


Tap Takeover: Union Craft Brewing 

Thursday, June 7th, 7-9:30pm 

Tap Social: Starr Hill

Friday, June 8th,  4:30-6:30pm (please not time change)


Tap Social: Peak Organic Brewing

Thursday, June 14th4:30-6:30pm (please not time change)


Tap Social: Union Craft Brewing

Friday, June 15th   4:30-6:30pm (please not time change)



Sunset Beer Cruise: Beer tasting on the C & D Canal

Friday, June 15th   

Featuring the beers of Dogfish Head                 Info posting soon 

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Friday, June 21st, 4:30-6:30pm (please not time change)


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Thursday, June 22nd  4:30-6:30pm

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Thursday, June 28th, 4:30-6:30pm

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Friday, June 29th  4:30-6:30pm

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Thursday, July 5th, 4:30-6:30pm

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Friday, July 6th  4:30-6:30pm

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Thursday, July 12th, 4:30-6:30pm

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Friday, July 13th  4:30-6:30pm

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Thursday, July 19th, 4:30-6:30pm 

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Friday, July 20th  4:30-6:30pm

Sunset Beer Cruise: Beer tasting on the C & D Canal

Friday, July 20th   7-8:30pm                

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National IPA Day

Friday, August 3rd

Special Event & Tap Takeover: The Wayno Memorial Golf and IPA Event

Friday, August 3rd

Golf Tournament @ Newark CC, Tasting & Dinner @ SLL

Details to follow soon. 

Sunset Beer Cruise: Beer tasting on the C & D Canal

Friday, August 17th   6:30-8pm                 Info posting soon 

Sunset Beer Cruise: Beer tasting on the C & D Canal

Friday, September 14th   6-7:30pm                 Info posting soon






Liquor Tastings...



Spirits Samplings

Friday, June 8  3-6pm

Samples from Montgomery Distillery, Missoula, Montana


Thursday, June 14  4-6pm 

Tiki Rum Samples


Friday, June 15  4-6pm

Star Light Distillery Samples


Saturday, June 16  2-4pm

Samples of Gentleman Jack, Jack Daniels Select and Woodford Reserve.  Purchase a bottle for free engraving!


Friday, June 29  4-6pm


Rum Tasting and Seminar:  Lyon Rum

Special Guest Presenter:  Ben Lyon, Distiller

Thursday, July 12  7-9pm  Seated Event

Starting with the early days of rum in the Caribbean, Ben will begin the discussion with the first days of distillation on the sugar cane plantations, and the evolution of various styles. For context, he will also be intertwining the socio-economic impact of rum production, as well as the wide-ranging anthropological significance. From pirates and privateers, to American Prohibition, Ben will conclude with the state of our current distilling industry renaissance, and a dialogue about the rum made by Lyon Distilling Company.

Reservation Information will be posted soon!

Rum Tasting:  Walk Around Format

Friday, July 20   7-9pm

Rum is made from sugar cane, and spans the gamut from clear, almost vodka like to rich and full of character.   The lighter styles are typically used for mixed drinks, while the aged  varieties are quite special to sip neat.  We’ll take a tour of the islands and also have some from the states.  Click here to see what Difford’s Guide has to say about rums.

Save the Date!

Single Malt Scotch Tasting: Jared Card, ImPex Beverage

Wednesday, August 1   7-9pm

Stay tuned for the details!