Join the Plum Market Wine Team for these fun and informative tastings. Sommeliers Patrick Peterson, Robin Westphal, and Madeline Triffon will provide a light-hearted exploration of the newest and best products available. Reservations are not necessary unless otherwise noted. All tastings commence at 6:30 pm and end at 8 pm, unless otherwise stated. Products will be available for purchase on site. For premium tastings, a link for on-line ticket sales is provided. The price per event does not include tax. Located in the Lounge of Plum Market West Bloomfield.
Riedel Wine Glass Experience | Tuesday, December 1st | Reception at 6:30, Seminar at 7pm Sharp | $125 The Reserve, 375 South Eaton Street, Birmingham, MI 48009 View Event Poster
Georg Riedel revolutionized our appreciation of fine wine with his pioneering focus on varietal specific glasses. Not only do they amplify our pleasure, they look and feel spectacular. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear from Georg himself as he presents his work in his own truly riveting style. Guests will receive a complimentary 3 Pack set of Riedel Veritas Red Wine glasses as well as a Riedel Signature Coca-Cola glass – a $125 value – absolutely free! Purchase Tickets Online.
Noble Burgundy | Thursday, December 3rd | 6:30pm to 8pm | Plum Market West Bloomfield | $25
In wine lingo, Burgundy or Bourgogne means way more than just a beautiful color! A cool climate growing region in eastern France, Burgundy is the ancestral home of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, or White and Red Burgundy respectively. We’ll explore Burgundy through the extensive holdings of Maison Albert Bichot and Maison Antonin Rodet. You’ll taste Crémant de Bourgogne (the best alternative to Champagne), Bourgogne Blanc and Rouge, Premier Cru Rully and Mercurey from the Côte Chalonnaise, and Premier Cru Chablis – not to mention big guns including Meursault estates and single vineyard Pommard and Gevrey-Chambertin – wow! Come experience classic Pinot and Chardonnay with our own Madeline Triffon, MS serving your cheerful guide through this intriguing region! Purchase Tickets Online
Champagne! And All That Bubbles | Thursday, December 10th | 6:30pm to 8pm | Plum Market West Bloomfield | $25
Welcome to an evening of sparkling Indulgence! We’re celebrating the holidays with the Best Bubbles from everywhere, with French Champagne leading the pack. We’ll also showcase exceptional French Crémant highlighting the Champagne method outside its home region, Spanish Cava, Italian Prosecco, American sparkling wine, and much more. The producers are A-List: J. Lassalle, Clicquot, Paul Bara, Roederer Estate, and on. What a great way to experience the whole world of sparkling wines with the broadest range of taste profiles. Join the fun of this special sparkling event! Purchase Tickets Online
Holiday Wines & Kickoff Party | Thursday, December 17th | 6:30pm to 8pm | Plum Market Ann Arbor–North Campus | $20
Please join us for our first Holiday Extravaganza featuring Champagne and special wines galore! Plum Market is excited to welcome you to our new North Campus store and introduce you to the Wine Team led by Jorge Lopez-Chavez. Only the team’s personal favorites for flawless holiday entertaining will be chosen. From Champagne to big reds and cult classics to under-the-radar gems, these selections will be ideal for serving or for gifting. Plum Market’s own Mater Sommelier Madeline Triffon will join in the fun, too. You’ll taste at least fifteen wines in our beautiful new WineBar served along with Housemade hors d’oeuvres, like our Signature Margarita Pizza. Don’t miss this inaugural tasting at our new venue – and look forward to weekly Thursday tastings beginning in January 2016! Purchase Tickets Online
Grand Holiday Reds | Thursday, December 17th | 6:30pm to 8pm | Plum Market West Bloomfield | $25
The holidays are the time of year we pop open those “special occasion” wines, most of them being big, beautiful reds. But which notable reds will you drink – or gift – this season? We’ll make the selection easy by presenting our ten favorite special reds from around the world. From Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and Sonoma Pinot Noir to Bordeaux, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Burgundy, Rioja, Brunello di Montalcino, Barolo, and beyond! The producers will be leaders in their regions and the wines will be delicious, impressive, and will show off terroir at its best. Purchase Tickets Online