Private Wine Blending Events
Blend and taste your own wine creations with our wine experts!
- 2 Hrs Duration
- Choose Your Location
Need a fun corporate bonding event? Choose the Great Wine Blending Contest! Have your group learn and share their wine knowledge while they blend their own unique wine, create a name and story about this wine, then present it to their co-workers! Best of all…the only “wine knowledge” you need is “This tastes bad. This tastes good. This tastes great!” Our Wine Ambassadors walk the group through every step, provide encouragement and opinions, then pick the best tasting wine.
- Each group has a table with three premium wines and the six blending wines.
- Lesson on opening bottles of wine and nuances between corkscrews and screw caps.
- Taste first wine and discuss event activities.
- Taste second wine and discuss how to use tasting sheets.
- Taste third wine and discuss buying wine at restaurants, wine shops.
Transition to Wine Blending
- Discussion about the properties of wine blending.
- Use what you have learned about wine blending with their carafes.
- Create a team label & sell your wine.
- Wine Ambassadors will taste and judge winning wine.
- Wine experts on site to pour wine and lead tastings
- Prepackaged envelopes containing:
- A packet of color markers
- Wine tasting sheets
- Wine blend percentage sheets 6-up on an 8.5 x 11 sheet
- Shelf talker templates
- Sheets of 4-up wine labels
- Measuring cup
- Water pitcher
- Spit tub
- 6 white wine glasses
- 6 red wine glasses
- Tables and chairs, room space
- Gratuity for wine ambassador
How To Get There
The tour will begin at the restaurant or location of your choice!
How to Book/Cancellation PolicySelect Submit Request and submit your booking request by completing our simple order form. We will respond same-day if submitted during business hours. Please allow 48 hours if submitted on the weekend.
Your tour may be rescheduled with 5 days notice but we do not refund seats. You may give or sell your seat to another person.
What is a City Wine Tour?
City Wine Tours are walking tours that showcase specific city neighborhoods and premium wine destinations, such as upscale restaurants, luxury hotels and gourmet wine shops. At each destination, tour guests enjoy a private wine tasting. Tours last two hours and focus on wine tasting, wine pairing and wine history.
Who gives these tours?
City Wine Tours are led by our Wine Ambassadors. Our Ambassadors all hold advanced certifications in viticulture. They are dynamic and entertaining and help you have fun while tasting and learning about wine.
How much wine is served?
Over the course of the entire tour you will have the opportunity to taste up to 6 different varietals in the equivalent of 2-4 glasses of wine.
What is the length of the tour?
The tour lasts about two hours.
How far will I walk?
The total distance between all stops varies from neighborhood to neighborhood, but there is never more than 0.6 miles of walking on the tour. We walk at a leisurely pace on easy terrain.
Is this a bus tour?
No, guests walk short distances within specific neighborhoods. We can accommodate private group tours wishing to use buses.
How many people are on each tour?
In order to provide an intimate and comfortable wine experience group size on our public tours is limited to 12 guests per tour. For larger groups, please submit a private tour request
How should I dress for the tour?
Please dress seasonally in smart casual clothing and shoes.
What will I learn on a City Wine Tour?
Guests will learn details about the wines we taste, the locations we visit and the history of the neighborhood between stops.
I live in the city. Is the tour still good for me?
Absolutely! On our tours you will enjoy VIP settings and wine tastings at upscale wine destinations.
How often do tours run?
Tours run 1-2 times a week in each location. Check our calendar for specifics.
Do I need a reservation?
Tickets must be purchased in advance. Tours sell out quickly so make sure to buy online or call our sales staff to make your reservations. We accept major credit cards including American Express.
Is gratuity included?
A City Wine Tour does not include gratuity in the cost of the ticket. We suggest a 15% – 20% tip if your are satisfied with your tour.
Are private tours available?
Absolutely! Check out our premium events page for tastings and exciting wine excursions.
Is the tour handicap accessible?
Most of the tours are wheelchair accessible. Please contact us directly if you are interested in taking the tour and have a disability.
Can I bring a camera?
Absolutely! If you get some good images please post them on our Facebook page.
Can I bring children on the tour?
We love kids, but this is not the tour for them. 21+ only is strictly enforced.
What is the cancellation policy for City Wine Tours?
Because of the high demand for these tours, tickets are non-refundable. Once purchased and scheduled, tickets cannot be refunded or rescheduled. Tickets are privately transferrable.
What is your weather policy?
Tours take place rain or shine. In the rare situation that we are forced to cancel the event, tours will be rescheduled or refunded.
Are gift cards redeemable for wine tours in any of your cities?
Yes, Gift Cards can be used towards any of our tours in Boston, NYC, and Philadelphia!
Is this a sightseeing tour?
No, this is not a sightseeing tour – we provide wine education!
Private Events start at:
Add cheese and charcuterie boards for additional $10/person.
Add drop off and pick up of real glassware for additional $10/person.
Custom events can be curated for your specific needs