Wine Sail: Photo Credit: Wine Wise Events

Fall Foliage Wine Sail: Pinot Noir

You’re in for an incredible wine education experience as you sail through beautiful Casco Bay, in Maine’s most colorful season, with scenic views of Maine lighthouses, islands, and waterways, and fall foliage colors in the backdrop … all while indulging in a wine class. You’ll walk away with knowing a lot about wine; how regional influences impact wine styles and quality, gain confidence knowing how to evaluate, select and pair wines, and describe what you smell and taste.

Events > Fall Foliage Wine Sail: Pinot Noir
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Maine Wharf
68 Commercial Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
About the Event
Presented by
Wine Wise
Saturday, October 8

Join Sommelier Erica Archer, CWP, WSET Advanced, in beautiful Portland, Maine, for a gorgeous scenic wine sail on board the 74-foot sailboat, Frances, built by her Captains and crew on Portland’s waterfront, with new seats added for everyone to be seated comfortably. You’ll explore a selection of five delicious quality Pinot Noir wines from renowned regions of the world that you’ll love to have in your repertoire.

-Taste and learn about five beautiful Pinot Noirs from regions such as Burgundy, Carneros, Santa Rita Hills, Russian River Valley, Germany, The Loire, Central Otago, New Zeland, etc…

-Find out what makes each Pinot Noir wine region unique in the styles of wine they produce

-Discuss the major and trending styles worthy of your attention

-Learn what to expect from certain terms on a wine label when selecting your next bottle of wine

-Learn the basics of tasting or take your wine knowledge to the next level

-Enjoy our delicious selection of cheeses, cured meats, fresh fruit, crackers, etc… presented on your own individual plate. We are not able to accommodate food allergies, accommodations, or substitutions during these sails. But you may bring your own snack if you have food allergies or hesitations of any kind.

We depart from the Maine State Pier, located at 56 Commercial Street (where Commercial Street meets Franklin Street). You’ll receive a more detailed email a few days before your event. Please refer to our FAQ page for answers to questions that you may be wondering about.