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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.

* Tasting & Event Hours *

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!  

 Wine 201: Basics of Italian Wine

$25 / Person – 7 to 9pm Wednesday, Feb 13th

 The second session also sold out quickly, so a third session was added…

Twelve Seat Limit    

In our first small group tasting of the year, we’ll cover some of the basics of Italian wine. Italy is one of the world’s largest exporters of wine and grapes are grown throughout the country from the very north to the very south. We’ll explore some well known Italian grapes, some of the more esoteric ones, and we’ll engage in some fine wine discussion.

Tentative Tasting List: 
Ermes Pavese Blanc de la Morgex et la Salle 
La Colombera Timorasso “il Montino” 
Gini Soave “La Frosca” 
Felsina Chianti Classico 
Tenuta delle Terre Nere Etna Rosso
Di Sipio Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Riserva
Luigi Righetti Amarone 
Albino Rocca Barbaresco “Ronchi” 
G.D. Vajra Freisa


Wine Tasting:  Cowan Cellars

Special Guest Jim Cowan

Friday, April 12   7-9pm  Seated

Details to be Posted!


Wine Tasting:  Soter Vineyards

Special Guest- James Cahill, Winemaker/Partner

Wednesday, April 17   7-9pm   Seated Event

Details to be Posted Soon!

Beer Tastings...

Our Beer Tastings & other good stuff:

Tap Socials: Usually on Thursday and sometimes on 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.

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

Brewery Spotlights: These tastings are usually on Fridays and Saturdays, in the afternoon, 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. Most of the time there’s a rep & sometimes they bring free swag.

Tap Takeovers: Usually take place on Thursday, Friday or Saturday nights, 7-9pm or so. We’ll tap anywhere from 15 to 35 + beers!  Tasting fee varies. 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 seating, reservation required tasting.



Liquor Tastings...

 Samples Sessions

February 15  3-6pm  Whitely Blended Scotch

February 22  3-6pm  Coa Tequilas, Bacoo Rum

Penderyn Single Malt Samples:  Wednesday, March 6   5-8pm

Special Guests:  David Cover, Brand Ambassador  and Jared Card, ImPex Beverages, Mid Atlantic Region

Join us for samples and a story or two about this exciting distillery from Wales!  Founded March 1, 2004, this multi-award winning distillery is the first to open and operate in Wales for over 100 years, and is the only distillery headed by a team of all-women blenders, distiller and maturation specialists.  

David Cover started with Penderyn in 2015,  a self-proclaimed “whisky nerd”, having worked in almost every area of the business, and achieving a Certificate in Distilling.  Jared Card, our regional representative for ImPex Beverages, has conducted several informative seminars here at State Line, he consistently brings us very good single malts to try, with the Penderyn line being very well received!


 Bourbon Tasting:  Pappy van Winkle

Special Guest – Karl Kadar, Local Bourbon Aficionado

Friday, March 15   7-9pm    Limited Seating-   Pre-Paid Tickets Only    $150


Join us for this very special tasting led by Karl Kadar!  We’ll be tasting small samples of the Pappy lineup that was released November 2016.

Here’s the Lineup:

  1.  Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year
  2. Van Winkle Special Reserve 12 Year
  3. Pappy Van Winkle 15 Year
  4. Pappy Van Winkle 20 Year
  5. Pappy Van Winkle 23 Year
  6. 13 Year Family Reserve Rye
  7. Weller 12 Year
  8. Plus one more!

Call us at 1-800-446-9463 to reserve your spot!