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February 2018

The Wines of Arnault Baillot, Burgundy

February 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Arnault Baillot is the co-owner of the famed Louis Baisenbert wines. He has taken on the role of owner and co-winemaker of Baillot wines. Presenting his second vintage of limited edition Burgundy crus,, Arnaud has teamed up with enologist friend, Frederic Martine, to produce a spectacular range of Village and Cru Burgundy wines
6 wines $45

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Spirit Class-an evening with Jack Daniels

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States

Come join us to experience the latest spirits from the Jack Daniels' portfolio. We will have fun learning mixology tips for making the best cocktails. $45

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The Wines of  Pietro Colosi, a Taste of Sicily.

February 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Pietro Colosi started with 24 acres of vineyards of mostly Malvasia dellle Lipari and other local varieties. To date, Pietro and his son Piero are making wines from all over the big region of Sicily. Please join Brand Ambassador and Wine Soundtrack founder Claudio Latagliata as we explore this beautiful region.
5 wines $45

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“Be my Valentine”

February 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Tuesday, February 13th, 6pm -7pm
Laurent-Perrier has been crafting traditional and elegant Champagnes for over two centuries. Nestle in a Grand cru Village, the house is family-run, fiercely independent, and focused exclusively on Champagne. 
Come taste our latest release Laurent-Perrier La Cuvee, our world famous Rose, the new 2007 vintage and our magnificent cero dosage Ultra Brut.
4 wines & chocolate $50

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Chef Series with Chef Daniel Sayed of The Falls Palm Beach

February 17 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Born in Lebanon Beirut, moving to Greece in the 80's, being brought up in the Mediterranean, now In the states for the past 10 years bringing a lot of that flair, married to a Greek Italian wife I get to go back a lot and spend much of our off season around the Amalfi coast and staging at places Capri, Sorento and many more culinary influential places. Chef Daniel Sayed joined The Falls Club of the Palm Beaches as the Executive Sous Chef in 2009 and became the Executive Chef in March of 2013. Upon moving to the United States, Daniel worked as a sous chef at Bouloud Palm Beach, Buonasera, the Palm Beach Steakhouse and was Chef De Cuisine at Café L’europe Palm Beach.
4 courses 4 wines $60

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History of American Whiskey

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Bourbon and Whiskey are hot, hot hot!  Join our host for the evening and expert Luke Tullos as he shares some interesting facts about American Whiskey. Taste Rye and Small Batch Bourbon and learn their differences between them and why. Cocktails  and the preparation included. $40

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The wines of Giacomo Borgogno

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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With the cellar founded in 1761, Giacomo Borgogno e Figli is among the oldest names associated with wine in the Langhe region. The legendary Borgogno Barolos are classics in the history of Italian wine. Today, Giacomo Borgogno e Figli is run by budding oenologist Andrea Farinetti, flanked by Beppe Caviola. They are deeply committed to celebrating and improving this historic winery’s centuries-long record of crafting critically acclaimed Barolo. Join expert Juan Hernandez as he takes us through an enchanting journey…

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March 2018

Burgundy Boisset Collection with Import Director Neil Ruane

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Neil has worked in the wine and spirits industry for 25 years and has been the Export Director for 7 years at Boisset and lived in and exported Burgundy for 15 years. He is passionate about Burgundy and all of the inner workings of the wines produced there, and he can easily explain the region to the most novice consumer and loves getting geeky with the most educated. The Boisset Family have been investing and making wine in the Burgundy region since 1961, and over time have become the largest land holders in the region; from Chablis to Beaujolais. Neil will give us first hand knowledge of the area and we will taste thru some AMAZING wines from the negociants' Bouchard Aine, and Jean Claude Boisset as well as from the Domaine de la Vougeraie. This will be another can't miss event! 6 wines red and white from Chablis,Beaune,Vougeot etc. $40

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Vie de Romans

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Gianfranco, who has managed the estate since 1978, introduced radical and far-reaching vinicultural programs and has devoted painstaking attention to winemaking practices; these initiatives have given the stamp of unique personality to the wines of Vie di Romans over the last 20 years.
6 wines $45

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Far Niente

March 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Far Niente was founded in 1885 by John Benson, a forty-niner of the California gold rush. Far Niente and its sister wineries follow an integrated program of sustainable measures affecting vineyard, winery and day-to-day business practices. The name Far Niente is synonymous of fine quality in Napa Valley. Come join us for a tasting of some of their wines. 6 wines $45

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Northern and Southern Rhone Class

March 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States

Expert Ken Lewis will guide us through the journey from South to North as we explore the Rhone Valley and some of their most expressive wines. Featuring Domaine Phillippe and Vincent Jaboulet as well as Chateau Mont Redon.
3 reds, 2 whites, 1 rose $45

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Special Pop Up Tasting with Maison Louis Latour

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Maison Louis Latour has been a family run business since 1787 in Burgundy. Headed by Louis Fabrice Latour, the house continues to get great notoriety for their quality in recent vintages During this enchanting evening, expert Charles Ducker will pour a rare array of Premier Cru as well as Grand Cru wines from this amazing, highly rated producer. 6 wines $40

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April 2018

Wilson Daniels Luxury Portfolio Tasting With Craig Elliot

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Wilson Daniels represents some of the top estates in the world.  Join Craig as he shares some of his favorites with producers such as Gosset, Domaine Laroche, Biondi Santi and more. 8 wines $50

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VPWSA Chef’s Series

April 7 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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  Join Executive Chef Anthony Sicignano of The Breakers Need we say more?! 4 dishes and 4 wines $60

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Livernano & Casalvento Wineries, Radda, Chianti

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

  Join owner Gudrun Cuillo as she discusses life in Palm Beach, Tuscany and making wine.  Gudrun has a hand in making the wines  produced at both of these gorgeous facilities. 1 white and 5 reds $40

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Antinori Winery- Tuscany

April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Join Erik Saccomani, Antinori Wine Specialist, as he discusses the winery, wines and style of Antinori.  An event not to be missed!   
6 wines with small bites $50

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Cognac and Champagne

April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for a magnificent tasting of 4 cognacs – including the special Louis XIII. First created in 1874, LOUIS XIII Cognac is an exquisite blend of up to 1,200 grapes eau-de-vie sourced 100% from Grande Champagne, the first cru of the Cognac region.

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Codigo Tequila and Tacos

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Join us for a fun evening of premium Mexican tequila and tacos. There is never a corner cut in Código 1530’s production. The sole purpose is to make the most selective tequila using only qualty inputs and age old secret family processes.
$40

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May 2018

Rosé Wine Class

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Rosé all day! Come by the shop for an evening all about the infamous world of pink wines. We're lucky to have the perfect rosé sipping weather here in Florida, so join us for a tasting as we go through some of our favorites. $40

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Marchesi di Barolo

May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Monday, May 7th, 6:00 pm -7:00 pm
Marchesi di Barolo
Join us for a tasting of Italy’s big reds from a classic producer. Straight from the village that gave its name to the “King of Wines” located in Piedmont, the heart of the Langhe hills.
$40

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Drop by and Taste Mazzei Wines

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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  Bottle Signing with Francesco Mazzei. We are hosting the owner of Mazzei winery- one of the oldest wineries in Chianti and excellent value wines. Join us for this informal “drop by and taste” bottle signing. Free with purchase

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Banfi Wine with Luciano Castiello

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Join us as we welcome Luciano Castiello of Banfi wines, as he guides you through their expanse portfolio of Italian wines. He will be going through reds and whites from different vineyards.
$40

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Cakebread Cellars

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Internationally renowned Cakebread was established in Napa Valley over 30 years ago by Jack Cakebread. Come join us and have a taste of their latest releases. 5 wines $40

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Wine 101

May 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Learn the in's and out's of basic wine tasting and skills with a Master Sommelier. Virginia makes learning about wine fun and relaxing. 6 wines $40

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June 2018

Macallan Scotch and Cheese

June 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Drop by for a complimentary Father’s Day pairing at the Wine Shop. We will be tasting Macallan’s Scotch and artisanal cheese.

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Wines of the Southern Hemisphere

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Explore the beauty and passion of our Southern brethren. Wines from Argentina, Chile and Uruguay. 6 wines $40

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Macallan Scotch and Cheese

June 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Drop by for a complimentary Father’s Day pairing at the Wine Shop. We will be tasting Macallan’s Scotch and artisanal cheese.

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Spanish Sampler

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Join us as we explore the wines from Rioja and Galicia. This is a class not to be missed where we will show some beautiful Riojas as well as some crisp and vibrant Galician wines. You will also taste some exquisite spanish cheeses. 6 wines $50

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Burgundy Wines by Alex Gambal

June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Alex Gambal followed his love and passion for wine and moved to Burgundy 25 years ago. That passion has turned him into one of the most successful vintners in Burgundy. Today he produces an array of well crafted whites and reds. Don't miss this opportunity to taste some of his wines. $40

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July 2018

BBQ Bash

July 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Outdoor grilling and parties can be a real challenge in the Florida heat. Join us as we select 5 wines that make excellent sippers and choices for your 4th of July BBQ. Small bites included. 5 wines  $50

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Penfolds Wines

July 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Penfolds is an Australian wine producer that was founded in Adelaide in 1844 by Christopher Rawson Penfold, an English physician who emigrated to Australia, and his wife Mary Penfold. Today Penfolds is one of Australia's wine iconic producer. Lets go down under and try some of their wines. 5 wines $40

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Sicilian Wine Dinner at Café Boulud

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cafe Boulud, The Brazilian Court Hotel 301 Australian Ave
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Sicilian Wine Dinner
Join Advanced Sommelier Imre Papp and the team for a four-course dinner highlighting
unique Sicilian wines and cuisine.
Thursday, July 12th
6:45pm reception | 7pm seated dinner
$115, not including tax & gratuity
Contact Café Boulud for reservations.

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Domaine de Montille

July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Domaine de Montille is a first class Côte de Beaune domaine  producing some of the purest expressions of Pinot Noir to be found in Burgundy today. The domaine was developed by Hubert de Montille, a prominent Dijon lawyer, who inherited 2.5 hectares of vineyards in Volnay in 1951. Over the years he acquired further parcels in Volnay, as well as s in Pommard.  Today the domaine is run by his son Etienne. Etienne has doubled the size of the domaine, which now has 17…

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Chef Series with Chef Robert Lalli of Palm Beach Yacht Club

July 21 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Join us for an afternoon with Robert Lalli, the Chef at Palm Beach Marina for our wine paired Chef Series. Chef Lalli will be preparing multiple courses inspired by the menu items at the Palm Beach marina.
$60

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Spirits 101

July 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Have you ever wondered what the difference is between Scotch and Bourbon? Why Gin can have so many diverse flavor nuances? Or what does añejo or reposado refer to on a bottle of tequila? Then you need to come to our very first Spirits 101 Class. 4 spirits $40

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Loire Whites & Languedoc Reds with Anthony Pannone

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Join us for an evening with Anthony Pannone as he guides you through the wines of the Loire Valley and rich reds of Languedoc.
$40

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Big Sky Winery from New Zealand

July 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Big Sky Wines with Katherine Jacobs Monday July 30th 6:00pm - 7:00pm Located in the Te Muna Valley in Martinborough, New Zealand, Big Sky Wines was founded in 2005 by Katherine Jacobs and Jeremy Corban. Together they produce artisan hand crafted wines from Sauvignon Blanc, Gruner Veltliner and Pinot Noir. Virginia was just there and is excited to share her favorites. 4 wines $35

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August 2018

Jackson Family Oregon Wines

August 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Since its inception in 1994 by Jess Jackson in Lake County, this family owned company has increased their portfolio with many wonderful additions such as Lokoya, Verité, Matanzas Creek, Arrowood, La Jota and Freemark Abbey to name a few in California.Outside of California, Tenuta de Arceno in Tuscany, Hickinbotham Clarendon in Australia and Ch. Lasségue in St. Emilion. In the last decade their focus has turned to Oregon with the acquisition of Siduri, Penner Ash and Willakenzie. We will taste some of our favorites. Don't miss it.
5 wines $40

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Spirits 101

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Have you ever wonder what is the difference between Bourbon and Scotch? How Gin gets so many diverse personalities or what does it mean for a Tequila to be Reposado or Añejo? Virginia not only knows about wines, but she knows about spirits too and she will teach you all the basics about them.  It will be an informative and fun class. $40

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Portuguese Wines

August 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
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Bartholomew Broadbent’s company was founded in 1996.  He is also responsible for the growth of Port consumption and the re-introduction of Madeira to America. He is the exclusive US national importer for some of the world’s most sought-after family wineries. He also owns Broadbent Port, Madeira and Vinho Verde in Portugal, Broadbent Malbec in Argentina, Broadbent Gruner Veltliner in Austria and The Curator in South Africa.  Join us for a taste of some of his wines from Portugal. $40

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