Loading Events

Past Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

September 2018

Bertani Wines with Export Manager Stefano Mangiarotti

September 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

Bertani Wines with Export Manager Stefano Mangiarotti
The story of Amarone is the modern story of Bertani, the first Amarone Classico was developed in 1958 under the direction of Cavaliere Gugliemo Bertani. It was in Tenuta Novare in the Valpolicella, where Amarone was born. Much of the success of Bertani wines  lies on the fact that they make terroir driven wines with consistancy between vintages.
5 wines $50 Includes small bites

Find out more »

Wines from Alsace – Maison Lucien Albrecht

September 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine and Spirits, 340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

The Maison Lucien Albrecht's historical roots in the Orschwihr area dates back to the 8th century. Eight generations continue to work the soils of this unique terroir with the same tenacity and passion, creating the reputation and authentic character of Alsace wines which are enjoyed and renowned worldwide. Lucien Albrecht also pioneers the emergence of Crémants d’Alsace. Join us and taste some of the best wines from Alsace. 5 wines $40

Find out more »

Wines from Toro and Basque Country; Spain’s new rising wines region

September 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

Toro is a Spanish DO in the region of Castilla y Leon known for its powerful red wines made from Tempranillo. Toro is considered by many as one of the most promising wine regions in Spain. The Basque Country has its own wine with light effervescence; Txacholi.  Join Víctor Ordoñez as he shares the history of the regions and some of these great wines. 5 wines $40

Find out more »

October 2018

A Taste of Alsace Café Boulud Wine Dinner

October 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cafe Boulud, The Brazilian Court Hotel 301 Australian Ave
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

The complex soils and warm climate of Alsace produce
wines in a wide range of styles. Join us for a wine-paired
dinner, where we’ll focus on classic domains from Domaine
Albert Mann and Domaine Muré.
Thursday, October 4th
Four-Course Dinner
6:45pm reception | 7pm seated dinner
$115 per person, not including tax & gratuity

Find out more »

Louis Jadot Wines with Kurt Eckert

October 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

Louis Jadot was founded by Louis Henry Denis Jadot in 1859, although Maison Jadot had its roots in the vineyards, with the first purchase of the Clos des Ursules, a Beaune Premier Cru, in 1826. From the start, Maison Louis Jadot has always placed equal importance to each of Burgundy's appellations, from Grand Crus right through to regional wines. The aim has always been to express the true nature of Burgundy through unique terroir. 5 wines $50

Find out more »

Covenant Wines, Napa Valley, California

October 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

Covenant Wines, Napa Valley, California A tasting of wines made by Jewish Napa Valley winemakers provided the forum that gave birth to Covenant. Was it possible to make akosher wine from some of Napa’s finest Cabernet Sauvignon that would be comparable in quality to the best non-kosher Napa wines? It was a challenge that Covenant partner Leslie Rudd gave to Jeff Morgan back in 2002. Join Jeff as he guides you thru 6 wines @ $40

Find out more »

Covenant Wines

October 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

A tasting of wines made by Jewish Napa Valley winemakers provided the forum that gave birth to Covenant. Was it possible to make a kosher wine from some of Napa’s finest Cabernet Sauvignon that would be comparable in quality to the best non-kosher Napa wines? It was a challenge that Covenant partner Leslie Rudd gave to Jeff Morgan back in 2002. Join Jeff as he guides you thru the portfolio.
6 wines $40

Find out more »

Louis Roederer Champagnes

October 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

When Louis Roederer inherited the Champagne House in 1833, he took a visionary approach to creating outstanding sparkling wines. The Champagnes from the House of Louis Roederer are the fruit of patient work, the collaboration of experts, and a quest for the perfect balance. The quality grapes, cultivated in the regions soil produce a wine with a summery character and legendary elegance. 
5 wines $50

Find out more »

Escarpment Winery – Meet and Greet Larry McKenna

October 23, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

The Escarpment Vineyard is located in Martinborough, New Zealand.  With respected winemaker Larry McKenna applying his distinctive skill to what he does best – making premium wine – the result is some of New Zealand’s most layered, flavoursome and complex wines. This winery promises some of the very best New World Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay. Come meet Larry McKenna and taste his wines. No charge - RSVP

Find out more »

Escarpment Winery- Meet wine maker Larry McKenna

October 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

The Escarpment Vineyard is located in Martinborough, New Zealand.  With respected winemaker Larry McKenna applying his distinctive skill to what he does best – making premium wine – the result is some of New Zealand’s most layered, flavoursome and complex wines. This winery promises some of the very best New World Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay. Come meet Larry McKenna and taste his wines.

No charge - RSVP only

Find out more »

Fête de Bordeaux Wine Dinner

October 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
HMF, 1 S County Road
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

Do not miss this wonderful evening at The Breakers HMF Restaurant.  Master Sommeliers Virginia Philip and Juan Gomez will create the perfect wine pairing for the amazing menu prepared by HMF Chef Joey Tuazon. $295.00 per person including service charge and tax. Limited spaces available. By reservation only.

Find out more »

Grgich Hills Winery

October 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

Mike Grgich first gained international recognition for his wines at the celebrated “Paris Tasting” of 1976.  Join Sean Barrett, Grgich Hills National Sales Manager as he discusses the winery, wines and styles of this iconic Napa Valley Winery. 6 Wines $40

Find out more »

Avignonesi Wines

October 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

Avigonesi Wines
Tuesday, October 30th 6:00 - 7:00 pm
The winery is named after the Avignonesi family, the founders of the original estate. Constant research and development aimed at expressing the true character of the Montepulciano terroir has, over time, earned the winery a well-deserved place among the flagship producers of Tuscany.
6 wines $40

Find out more »

November 2018

Vins de Gascogne Wine Dinner at Café Boulud

November 1, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cafe Boulud, The Brazilian Court Hotel 301 Australian Ave
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

Ilana Ben-Zaken, daughter of Domaine du Castel owner
Eli Ben-Zaken, will be joining our team to host a fourcourse
dinner, expertly paired with her family’s Israeli wines.
Thursday, October 18th
Four-Course Dinner
6:45pm reception | 7pm seated dinner
$115 per person, not including tax & gratuity

Find out more »

Sassicaia Wines with brand specialist Mauro Maugliani

November 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for a rare and special tasting of Sassicaia wines! Mario Incisa della Rocchetta dreamt of creating Bordeaux style wines in Italy, finally in the 1940s after having settled with his wife Clarice on the Tenuta San Guido on the Tyrrhenian coast, he experimented with several French grape varieties until he perfected the legendary blend. 5 wines $50

Find out more »

Vins de Gascogne, France – Four Course Dinner @ Café Boulud

November 8, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cafe Boulud, The Brazilian Court Hotel 301 Australian Ave
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

Join Sommelier Imre Papp, from Café Boulud, as he guides you thru a four course dinner beautifully paired with wines from Gascony, a southwest region in France that has remained as ruggedly individual as its beret-wearing locals. $120 per person not including tax and gratuity

Find out more »

Chef Series with Chef Lindsay Autry

November 10, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

We welcome our popular Chef Series with award winning Chef Lindsay Autry from The Regional.  Come savor the cuisine of one of America’s top chefs.  Chef Autry describes her cuisine as soulful, embracing Mediterranean flavors while blending in her southern roots. In 2018, Autry received her first James Beard Foundation nomination for “Best Chef: South”. 4 dishes and 4 wines. $60

Find out more »

Crosby Roamann Winery

November 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

 Crosby Roamann is a boutique, family-owned winery with a chic industrial vibe, located in Napa’s Crusher Wine District. They produce less than 1,000 cases a year from vineyards up and down the valley. Come share with the Mc Bride’s their passion and exquisite wines.
5 wines $40

Find out more »

Cesari Wine Dinner @ Cafe Sapori

November 28, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cafe Sapori, 205 Southern Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL 33405 United States
+ Google Map

Enjoy a succulent italian dinner paired with some wines from the Verona area.  Back in the early seventies, Cesari Amarone was one of the first to reach all five continents thanks to the enthusiasm and initiative of Franco Cesari, son of the founder Gerardo, whose original vision was to produce a great Amarone, capable of competing with the best Italian and international red wines. And so began the success story of Cesari wines all over the world. With guest speaker…

Find out more »

December 2018

Pesquera; Wines from Ribera del Duero

December 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

Spain’s rise to stardom did not come easily.  After years of political oppression with a dictatorship, freedom both politically and agriculturally, came in 1975.  Alejandro Fernández put Spanish wines on the map with his well -crafted wines of old vines Tempranillo. Join Verónica Ruiz as she guides you thru tasting these amazing wines. 5 wines $40

Find out more »

The Impossible Collection of Wine

December 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

In conjunction with Assouline books, join us as we taste 6 wines based upon this gorgeous hard cover book.  Wines featured will be from the wineries of Ornellaia, Dr. Loosen, Chateau Montelena, Heitz Cellars, Rochioli, and E. Guigal. 6 wines $50 Books available for purchase separately.

Find out more »

Holiday Bubbles and Wines

December 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

The holidays can be tough, tough, tough!  There is so much to do; family, friends and cooking.  Let us take the guesswork out of your wine and spirits selections.  Join Virginia and Veronica as they guide you thru their favorite bubbles and wine pairings for these holidays. 6 bubbles/wine and small bites $50

Find out more »

Chef Series Coyo Taco

December 22, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

We are teaming up with our neighbor Coyo Taco to share some of our favorite dishes from their delicious menu and pair them with some of our wines. 4 Dishes, 4 Wines @ $60

Find out more »

January 2019

*RESCHEDULED* Passions: The Wines and Travels of Thomas Jefferson

January 6 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

*RESCHEDULED* Passions: The Wines and Travels of Thomas Jefferson Sunday, January 6th, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Author James Gabler chronicles two of the third U.S. president’s passions in life–traveling and good wine. The book is augmented by extensive chapter notes and a list of Jefferson’s favorite wines that are still available today.  Come and meet Gabler and taste some of these wines. 4 wines + autographed book $50

Find out more »

Chef Series with Master Chef Chris Paul

January 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

Chef Series Saturday, January 12th 12:00 -2:30 pm Master Chef Chris Paul is one of only seven certified master fusion chefs in the world.  He focuses mainly on intimate in-home dining, private parties and wine pairings. Local residents have had the opportunity to experience his cuisine through his Taste & See pop-up restaurants at the Polo West Club, Village Music Café, You Farm and Downtown at the Gardens Join us as he prepares his favorites. 4 Dishes, 4 Wines @ $60

Find out more »

The Wines of Pecchenino Tuesday, January 15th, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

January 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

The Wines of Pecchenino Tuesday, January 15th, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Pecchenino family has worked in viticulture for over four generations and made the leap from small wine production to a winery of international recognition under the brothers Orlando and Attilio Pecchenino. Focused on the production of high-quality Dolcetto, the Pecchenino family has uplifted the quality of a varietal that was dismissed as “inferior” to Nebbiolo. 4Wines @ $40

Find out more »

Master Sommelier Larry Stone and Lingua Franca Wines

January 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

In 2013 Larry Stone planted a vineyard in the heart of the finest zone in the Eola-Amity Hills.  In very short time a dedicated group of people, among them Dominique Lafon, recognized the potential of the site and joined him in creating Lingua Franca winery.  In the meantime, other wineries have taken heed.  Within a short period of time he was joined by Veronique Drouhin, Barbara Banke, Ehren Jordan, Judy Jordan, viticultural soil specialist Pedro Parra, and Louis-Michel Liger-Belair, who purchased…

Find out more »

German wines-Andreas Hutwohl of Weingut Von Winning

January 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

Located in the Pfalz region of Germany, Von Winning has vineyards located in the small but famous villages of Ruppertsberg, Deidesheim and Forst.  In 1907 Leopold Von Winning took over the winery and dedicated his life to creating top quality wines with respect to the outstanding vineyards.  Von Winning meticulously raised the quality of the wines to a new level and became a founding member of the VDP, an association of German premium wines.  Don't miss this opportunity to taste some unique DRY…

Find out more »

 “A Sicilian Affair”

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

One of Europe's oldest viticultural regions still offers some pleasant surprises. Sicily's oenological history is an ancient one, dating from the time when the island was part of Magna Graecia.  Sicilian oeniculture is not just varietals. Sicily's vintage wines are a magical creation, and many of the island's traditional wines and spirits are famous far beyond its shores. The magic is in the fertile soil and Sicily's long, cloudless summers – with humidity but virtually no rain from June until harvesting…

Find out more »

Antica Winery

January 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for a complimentary tasting of the wines from Antica Winery. Hidden in Atlas hilltop resides the gorgeous Antica Winery, the American branch of the Antinori Winery. Wines that are the ultimate expression of Napa Valley, as envisioned and crafted by one of the world’s oldest and most highly respected wine producers: the Antinori family. RSVP  

Find out more »

A Night in Portugal @ Café Boulud

January 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cafe Boulud, The Brazilian Court Hotel 301 Australian Ave
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

Chef Brian Arruda join us from Bar Boulud in Boston to present a Portuguese-influenced menu reflecting his heritage. Paired with artisanal wines from Portugal, this dinner is sure to be a memorable experience. Four course prix-fixe menu $125 per person, not including tax & gratuity Reservations (561) 655-6060

Find out more »

The Wines of Le Macchiole

January 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

Le Macchiole can best be defined as the “Boutique Bolgheri.” Today, Bolgheri is among Italy’s most famed wine producing regions.  At Le Macchiole, the signature grape varieties are Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Syrah, and work is always conducted with the priority being “the expression of the land.” The winery continues to evolve in both the vineyards and in the cellar to allow the soil characteristics from this estate property to be the defining identity in the wines. Come meet owner Cinzia Merli…

Find out more »

Château de Saint Cosme-From Gigondas to the Finger Lakes @ Café Boulud

January 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cafe Boulud, The Brazilian Court Hotel 301 Australian Ave
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

Louis Barroul's wine making tradition dates back to 14 generations to Château Saint-Cosme in Gigondas. Louis also runs Forge Cellars, bringing his time-tasted techniques to the Finger Lakes. Explore four of his special wines, paired with dishes created by Chef Rick Mace. Four course prix-fixe menu $145 per person, not including tax & gratuity Reservations (561)655-6060

Find out more »

February 2019

Chef Series – Mexican Delights with Chef Scott Linquist from Coyo Taco

February 2 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

Explore the mexican delicacies prepared by Chef Scott Linquist from our neighbor Coyo Taco Restaurant. Coyo Taco's cuisine goes beyond the ordinary tacos and chips. We will try some of our favorite dishes from their delicious menu and pair them with a delicious Margarita and some of our wines. 4 Dishes, 4 Wines @ $60

Find out more »

Dine with Thomas Jefferson and Fascinating Guests with author Jim Gabler

February 3 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

Dinner with Thomas Jefferson always included fine wines, good food, famous men and women, and spirited conversation. Dine with Thomas Jefferson and Fascinating Guests, is an account of 25 fact-based dinners at Monticello, the White House, Paris, Philadelphia, and the French wine country. The guests are a who’s who of famous people of the time. A perfect companion for those who appreciate history, wine, food, travel, interesting conversation, and the camaraderie of fascinating people. Author Jim Gabler invites you to dine with…

Find out more »

Big Reds

February 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

  Did you notice that at certain times of the year your palate craves full bodied reds?  Join us as we share our favorite winter reds: Shiraz, Tempranillo, Nebbiolo, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Syrah and Malbec. 6 wines with small bites. $45

Find out more »

Erica Crawford with Love Block Wines

February 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

Kim and Erica Crawford has been producing wines for decades. Their 4th child is Loveblock, an organically certified winery situated on the hills overlooking Awatere Valley in Marlborough, NZ. The winemaking team led by Winemaker Kim follows low intervention farming practices and is entirely closed loop. Close loop farming recycles all nutrients and organic matter back into the soil from which it grew. Through these practices Loveblock produces wines of elegance with more restrained aromatics and more complex texture than is often associated…

Find out more »

Valentine’s @ VPWSA

February 14 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

Let's celebrate love with a toast and chocolate, on us! On February 14th, visit us between 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm and get a complimentary taste of sparkling and a chocolate.

Find out more »

President’s Day Wines of the Presidents Monday, February 18th, 6:00 pm -7:00 pm

February 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

President’s Day Wines of the Presidents
Monday, February 18th, 6:00 pm -7:00 pm
Join us as we celebrate the holiday with wines enjoyed by our former Presidents. To include favorites of Eisenhower, Johnson, Ford, Regan, Bush and Nixon. Pol Roger, Schramsberg, Château Coutet, Newton Chardonnay and Adelsheim Pinot Noir and Charles Krug Cabernet.
6 wines. $40

Find out more »

Wines from Cristom Vineyards-Oregon

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits and Academy, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 320
Palm Beach, FL 33480 United States
+ Google Map

Cristom Vineyards was founded 25 years ago in Willamette, Oregon. With a deep-rooted respect for the land, the natural winemaking process and Pinot Noir they are producing very elegant wines.  The four estate Pinot Noir vineyards - Eileen, Jessie, Louise and Marjorie, named for Gerrie family matriarchs - each possess natural variances in soil, elevation and exposition. With minimal intervention during the winemaking process, their team strive to craft wines that are an honest recording of both the vineyard and the vintage,…

Find out more »
+ Export Events