Every year, on the third Thursday of November, the Beaujolais Nouveau is released. The Alliance Française invites you to join them in celebrating "les première vendanges," or the first grape harvest of the season at this annual fundraiser. This is an authentic French tradition celebrated around the globe, and Charlotte is one of only 16 cities in the United States recognized as having an official Beaujolais Festival by the Union Interprofessionelle des Vins du Beaujolais. $15 - $30http://www.afcharlotte.org/Main/contentReader.aspx?ARTICLES=4
Come and watch five local films will be paired with a sample beer chosen by the filmmakers from Heist Brewery. Doors open at 7 PM and films start at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $10 which includes a flight of beer. $10https://www.facebook.com/events/511905758912835
Flight School is enrolling now! Join us the last Thursday of each month to taste experimental yet exceptional small-batch brews. The feature of the month: Coffee Brews! $8 per flight
Limited seating. Reservations Required by Dec. 8. Call 704-829-1252. Join the Garden for its newest holiday event designed to put you in the spirit of the season, to give you new ideas for your holiday entertaining and to help you learn proper wine etiquette. Join wine expert John Robinson and Owner and Executive Chef of Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen Alyssa Gorelick as they present a tantalizing array of wine and sample food pairings. From chardonnay to shiraz, we’ll show you how to complement any food from a simple bruschetta to cheesecake. $60http://www.dsbg.org/event/holiday-wine-pairing/
Sparkle in the New Year's Eve Registration required by Dec. 22; call 704-829-1252. Get an early start on ringing in the New Year while you enjoy the final night of Holidays at the Garden. Our elegant evening of sparkling wine tasting includes light savory appetizers and commemorative flute. http://www.dsbg.org/?p=1117 $35http://www.dsbg.org/event/sparkle-new-years-eve/?instance_id=1492
Come explore the eclectic vibe of the NoDa Art District. Learn the history of how it all started while we wind our way through the colorful neighborhood, tasting creative dishes from artisans at the local establishments. Meet the chefs and owners that make it all possible while sourcing locally, sample dishes at 6-7 different stops. Come Eat Drink Walk with us through NoDa $45.00http://www.tourdefood.net
Pop in to The Glass House for half-price glasses of wine.
Want to unwind from your busy week? Instructor, Artist Cathay Dawkins (Http://www.Facebook.com/ArtistCathayDawkins) will help you tap into your CREATIVE SIDE! No previous art experience is necessary! Just be prepared to learn, relax, and have fun! Bring Your Friends/Girls or Make it a Date night with your significant other! Each class will be unique, and throughout the summer we will explore a variety of medium! ALL Art Supplies are provided and to make sure you're Focused, your First Drink is on US! (Includes:Wine, Beer, House Mix Drink, or any non alcoholic beverages) $25.00 Singles $40.00 Couples (In Advance)
Join us at Cosmos Ballantyne on Monday for an evening of Fine Art, Wine Tasting, and Mature "Artsy" Fun. Everyone from beginner to expert is encouraged to attend! Canvases, Paint, & A Glass of Wine are ALL included with the purchase of your ticket! ***Cosmos has Buy 1 get 1 free appetizers from 4-7pm, $5 drink specials and 1/2 Bottle of wine all evening long!*** You will not find another Art Class that can beat our Early Bird Special. Special Ends 5pm on June 30th. So purchase your tickets NOW! For Tickets and more information visit: http://artwine-down.blogspot.com/ $15-$30
$2 Wings, $2 Vodka, $2 Beers, and $2 Rum and Coke. Karaoke, music by Undertaker Sound.
These sessions are a series of educational workshops, which range from discussions with owner and certified cicerone Jeff Tonidandel about ingredients and brewing techniques to beer samplings, food pairings and more. For more information, visit www.growlerspourhouse.com.
Join the brewery each Tuesday as it debuts a new beer, only available in the taproom, as a fun way to involve customers in its research and development. For more information, visit www.nodabrewing.com.