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Fall Foliage Sunset Champagne and Oysters Sail

Join us for our last Wine Sail of the year, in Maine’s most colorful season with a decadent line-up of five Champagnes each paired with fresh-shucked Maine oysters. You’re in for an incredible experience as you sail through Maine’s beautiful Casco Bay with scenic views of Maine lighthouses, islands, and waterways, with gorgeous fall foliage colors as the backdrop… all while indulging in a wine class.

Events > Fall Foliage Sunset Champagne and Oysters Sail
Maine State Pier
56 Commercial St.
Portland, Maine 04101 United States
About the Event
Presented by
Wine Wise
Sunday, October 9

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. It does not get much better than this.

-Taste and learn about five delicious Champagnes that pair great with fresh Maine oysters.

-Find out what makes Champagne a good match for fresh oysters

-Taste and learn about different houses and styles of Champagne that you’ll love to know about

-Find out what makes each Champagne unique from other sparkling wines

-Discuss major Champagne wine styles, grape varieties, methods of production, producer trends, and more

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

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

-Enjoy a selection of fresh Maine oysters that are shucked right on board the Frances

-Learn from the oyster experts about the variety of oysters available here in Maine

-We are serving five wines and plenty of oysters. 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.

Where do we meet?

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.