A friendly, charismatic wine ambassador leads you to hot spots, where you’ll be welcomed to a reserved table, with wait staff standing by, ready to serve pre-selected wines. Learn how to taste, pair and buy with an intimate group. Enjoy six wines over the course of two hours. Enjoy premium wine education from your dedicated wine ambassador on this semi-private event (limit 12 guests).
Tour runs at 3 p.m. every Saturday in Harvard Square. The tour starts at Nubar in The Sheraton Commander, 16 Garden Street Cambridge, MA 02138
Nubar Restaurant and Lounge
Inside the Sheraton Commander is Harvard Square’s best-kept secret, a stunningly modern fireplace-lit lounge. Sip festive rosé Spanish Cava and California sparkling wine. Nibble on a selection of fresh seasonal fruit and local cheeses. Learn how champagne is made. Mosey through “Hahvahd Yahd”, the campus of the World’s Best University – where Natalie Portman, Mark Zuckerberg, Elena Kagan, JFK, FDR, Barack Obama, Ashley Judd, and Bill Gates spent their formative years!
- Conde de Subirats Cava Brut Rose
- Piper Heidsick Brut Champagne
- Three New England Cheeses with Fruit, Nuts and Honeycomb, and Quince Membrillo
Beat Brasserie (aka Beat Hôtel) is an American restaurant and bar located in the heart of Harvard Square. Their bar celebrates American spirits, beer and features over 35 American artisanal wines by the glass or carafe on their state-of-the-art wine tap system. Many wines have been crafted exclusively for Beat by the nations premier small batch winemakers. To heighten the senses further, they feature live music by cutting edge musicians in jazz, blues, funk, R&B and world music, bringing eclectic artistry to Cambridge.
- Gruet Sauvage, Extra Dry, New Mexico
- Bonny Doon Vineyard, “Querry” Sparkling Hard Cider, California/Oregon
- Vegetarian hummus and asparagus crostini