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Past Events

Wine Tasting: Unusual Grapes to Love

Wine Tasting: Unusual Grapes to Love

Philadelphia, PA
Sip & Learn - Grapes you never knew you loved! You probably know Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, and you may know Verdejo and Blaufrankisch. But... what about Škrlet? Baga? Braucol (or by its more common name, Fer Servadou?) The world is full of grapes varieties - more than 10,000 types, in fact!  B...
Tuesday, September 20 2016 6:30 PM 8:30 PM

Jet Wine Bar on Tour!

Jet Wine Bar on Tour!

Philadelphia, PA
Join Jet Wine Bar as we hit the road to visit three wineries in our backyard! We'll travel to Chester and Delaware Counties to visit Grace Winery, Stargazers Vineyard, and Galer Estate. Our Wining Archaeologist and Jet's owner, Jill Weber, will lead us on a journey to great-tasting local wines. ...
Sunday, September 18 2016 11:00 AM 6:00 PM

Wine Tasting: Island Life - Sicily and Sardinia

Wine Tasting: Island Life - Sicily and Sardinia

Philadelphia, PA
Island Life - Sicily and Sardinia Sardinia and Sicily are those two big islands booted away from the Italian mainland. While they share some elements of their history with the mainland – notably heavy Greek and Roman influence – the islands also have their own distinctiveness. They were more in...
Tuesday, August 30 2016 6:30 PM 8:30 PM

Wine Tasting: Following Joan of Arc

Wine Tasting: Following Joan of Arc

Philadelphia, PA
Jeanne d'Arc Travel with us through the remarkable - though tragic - life of Joan of Arc (Jeanne d'Arc)! How did a teenaged peasant-girl gain audience with King Charles VII and, subsequently, successfully lead an army to Orléans? Find out as we follow her short life through her visions "from G...
Tuesday, August 9 2016 6:30 PM 8:30 PM

Wine Tasting: Female Firsts, or Women and Wine!

Wine Tasting: Female Firsts, or Women and Wine!

Philadelphia, PA
Women and Wine The Democratic National Convention is coming to Philly for an historic moment: Hillary Clinton will become the first, female, presidential-candidate for a major party (apologies to Jill Stein).  We'll celebrate that first by looking at other "female firsts".  Surely you've heard o...
Tuesday, July 26 2016 6:30 PM 8:30 PM

Wine Tasting: exploits of Attila the Hun

Wine Tasting: exploits of Attila the Hun

Philadelphia, PA
Attila the Hun! Attila was king of the Huns from 434-453 AD and ruled over a pretty large empire between that of the Romans (to the West) and Byzantium (to the East). He was feared throughout the land, but was he a masterful militarian and astute diplomat?  Or just a rapacious brigand? Let's fi...
Tuesday, May 17 2016 6:30 PM 8:30 PM

Wine Tasting: in honor of the Vote!

Wine Tasting: in honor of the Vote!

Philadelphia, PA
Drink Wine & Explore US Voting History! It is PA Primary Day! Did you exercise your vote? Celebrate your decision to do so (or not do so) with a tasting of wines that invoke the history of US voting.  Did you know that women were allowed to vote in New Jersey in the late 1700's? That Oregonians...
Tuesday, April 26 2016 6:30 PM 8:30 PM

Pennsylvania Birds and Wine!

Pennsylvania Birds and Wine!

Philadelphia, PA
George and Jill are joining forces for an afternoon of Pennsylvania Birds & Wine! George Armistead is our resident Birder Extraordinaire while Jill Weber is Jet’s owner and Wining Archaeologist. They will take you on a trip through Pennsylvania – from Lake Erie to the Schuylkill – featuring the C...
Saturday, April 9 2016 3:00 PM 5:00 PM

Wine Tasting: of World Heritage and Wine!

Wine Tasting: of World Heritage and Wine!

Philadelphia, PA
Drink Wine, Explore World Culture What do the Swiss Alps, Australian Penal Colonies, and Qvevri have in common? They all have UNESCO "World Heritage" status! We'll explore this heritage and taste wines associated with the places and properties. Why are we doing this? To celebrate Philly's desig...
Tuesday, April 5 2016 6:30 PM 8:30 PM

Wine Tasting: Ides of March

Wine Tasting: Ides of March

Philadelphia, PA
Drink in our 4th Annual "Ides of March" Wine Tasting   The Romans brought together many of the world's best wine-regions, particularly due to the exploits of Julius Caesar, who paved the way for Empire.  Caesar was assinated on March 15th, 44 BC. Before that, Caesar united Gaul under Roman rul...
Tuesday, March 15 2016 6:30 PM 8:30 PM
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