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Let’s Raise A Glass To Virtual Wine Tastings

By Dennis Sodomka
Bottle Report - May 23, 2020

Even as some businesses open and try to bring back some semblance of normal, it’s a safe bet that you won’t be able to attend live wine tastings for a long time.

Liquor stores and wine shops have remained open, and wine has always been available at grocery stores throughout the corona virus pandemic. But because of social distancing rules, no one has been able to organize an in-person wine tasting.

But wine lovers should not despair. There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy wine tastings online so you can observe safe social distancing.

Many wineries around the country are doing all sorts of online tastings, but such tastings are available locally, too.

... Inman Family Wines offers a flexible schedule with its series of Zoom tastings called Meet the Maker Happy Hours. You pick one or more of their three-packs of wine (with five percent going to Meals on Wheels). The wines include various combinations of pinot noir, rosé, chardonnay and sparkling wines. You receive a follow-up email with dates to choose from and instructions about joining the free online tasting with owner and winemaker Kathleen Inman. Contact the winery at 707-293-9576

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