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Holiday Wine Tasting

A bottle of wine and glasses
 Thursday, November 30, and Friday, December 1, 2017

Both Holiday Wine Tasting dates have SOLD OUT. Please consider joining us for our upcoming Whiskey Dinner on January 12 or 13, 2018.


Celebrate the holiday season and see trees in a different light with a wine tasting inclusive of Illumination, our tree lights exhibit. Each ticket includes entrance into Illumination at 8:00 p.m. Following Illumination, visitors will meet inside in the Visitor Center and have the opportunity to sample more than 50 sparkling and still wines perfect for the holidays while enjoying the smooth sounds of Frank and Dave.

Stock up on your favorites and enjoy a 10% discount on all case purchases. Feel good about your wine purchases as our wine partner, Famous Liquors will be donating 10% of all sales back to The Morton Arboretum.


Wine List:

Boisset Collection
Maison Fortant Grenache Brut N.V.
JCB No. 21 Brut N.V.
Haut Couture Blanc French Bubbles N.V.
Charles de Fere Cuvee Jean-Louis ICE N.V.
Lyeth Red Blend 2014

Quintessential Wines
Pascual Toso Brut N.V.
Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Brut 2014
Paringa Sparkling Shiraz 2016
Viña Eguia Tempranillo 2014
Famiglia Bianchi Malbec 2014

Maverick Wines
Gruet Brut N.V.
Camile Braun Brut N.V.
Guy Amiot Cremant Rosé N.V.
Jacques Girardin Pinot Noir 2015
Chateau Barreyre "Nicolas" Bordeaux 2014

90+ Cellars
Lot 50 Prosecco N.V.
Magic Door La Cle de la Femme Champagne N.V.
Lot 134 Moscato d’Asti 2016
Ironside Reserve Pinot Noir 2016
Ironside Reserve Red Blend 2016

JM Select
Oro Prosecco N.V.
47 Friends Pinot Noir 2012
Speakeasy Red Blend 2014
Beaver Creek Cabernet 2015
La Romantica Moscato d’Asti 2015

Burke Beverage
Villa Jolanda Christmas Prosecco N.V.
Cipriani Sparkling Bellini Cocktail N.V.
Waldertau Apple Gluhwein N.V.
Waldertau Blueberry Gluhwein N.V.
Waldertau Gluhwein N.V.

Scotto Cellars
Chateau Frank Blanc de Noirs 2008
Regio Moscato 2016
Napa by N.A.P.A. Biancha’s White Blend 2014
Rare Wines Purple Red Blend 2014
Rare Wines Black Red Blend 2012

TruVino Imports
Longridge Brut Rosé N.V.
Longridge Brut Reserve 2009
Angel’s Tears Rosé 2017
Longridge The Emily Chardonnay-Pinot Noir 2016
Aphaea Cellarmaster's Reserve Red Blend 2015

The Winebow Group
Zardetto Private Cuvee Brut N.V.
Billecart Salmon Brut Reserve N.V.
Lafage Novellum Chardonnay 2016
Zenato Alanera Rosso 2014
Saint Roch Kerbuccio 2014

Vintus Wines
Langelois Chateau Cremant d'Alsace Brut N.V.
Bollinger Special Cuvee Brut N.V.
Ponzi Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2015
Tommasi Poggio Al Tufo Rompicollo Red 2014
Finca Decero Owl & The Dust Devil Red 2014


Snack Box:

New this year! Pre-order a gourmet snack box when you purchase your tickets to the Wine Tasting. There are two options:

$13 - Vegetarian Gourmet Snack Box (serves 2-4 people)

Domestic and imported cheese, roasted red pepper hummus, house-made ranch dipping sauce, fresh fruit & vegetables and toasted pita.

$17 - Gourmet Snack Box (serves 2-4 people) 

Assorted cured meats, pistachio crusted goat cheese, toasted pita, red pepper hummus, marinated olives and fresh vegetables.

Please note that you must pre-order the boxes. Boxes can be picked up at the event. The Ginkgo Cafe will be open during the event but we cannot guarantee that snack boxes will be available. 

The Ginkgo Cafe will be open with a very limited menu. 


Ages 21+

$52.00 member
$67.00 nonmember
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