North Idaho Enological Society Upcoming Events
Happy Holidays from NIES! There so much happening in our area for the holidays! Hope to see you at some of the events!
December 16th – NIES Holiday program and Christmas party!. The program will include sparkling and festive wines suitable for any holiday party and get together. Bistro on Spruce will be catering the event. Santa will be back assisting with the wine gift exchange. Club member Pamela Benton and Kenyon Curtis will be playing jazzy holiday music throughout the evening. Additional details along with the due date for reservations will be coming out shortly.
Upcoming Optional Wine Events
Sip Of Beverly’s – First Saturday of every month at 3PM at the Coeur d’Alene Resort.
This is an educational wine class taught by Beverly’s Sommelier Trevor Treller. Trevor is a second level Sommelier. The monthly wine class is a wine and food pairing. The cost is $ 25 per person. Reservations are required – (208) 765-4000. The next class is December 2nd and it will feature wines from the Bordeaux region of France. The last several classes have sold out so make your reservations for their classes early. Trevor will be speaking to our club in March.
Wine Tasting Wednesdays – The Culinary Stone in Riverstone, CDA
Taste different wine from around the world from 4:30 – 6:00. Complimentary
Thursday Wine Social – The Gourmet Way in Hayden.
We have weekly wine tastings for those that want to expand their palette. Bring your friends and join us Thursdays from 4-6pm for this free event. Sip some fabulous wines and sample gourmet items from the store. Join our event email list to receive more information on what wines will be served each week!
The Dinner Party – Costco Shopping Center in Coeur d’Alene
Annual Champagne Tasting at Jigsaw Boutique in Spokane. Taste sparkling wines, eat a little chocolate and do a little holiday shopping. November 30th 4:00 – 7:00 PM Complimentary but please RSVP.
Pepperbridge Winery– Walla Walla Winemakers Dinner - Thursday December 7th 6:00 PM at Fleur de Sel Restaurant in Post Falls. Call for pricing and to make your reservation.
Pepperbridge Winery in shop winetasting Friday December 8th 4:30 – 6:30 complimentary but please RSVP.
For more information on any event call the shop at 208-765-5653 firstname.lastname@example.org
Pilgrim’s Market – Coeur d’Alene
Complimentary wine tastings most Friday afternoons from 3:30 – 6:30. They have an email listing they send out a couple of days in advance that will tell you what they will be pouring. Sign up at the store or on their website.
The Cork & Tap – Riverstone, CDA
Weekly wine tastings Fridays from 5:30 – 7:30 Typically 4 wines for $ 7. The tasting fee is waived with the purchase of a bottle from the flight. Live music usually Thursday andSaturday nights.
Vine & Olive – Riverstone, CDA Grand Opening weekend Nov. 24 -26th. Grand opening hours daily 4PM. Starting Dec 1st open daily for lunch/dinner at 11:30. Naomi Boutz, former general manager at The Cellar and Chef Paul Mason from Chicago operate this new eatery and wine bar. (208) 758-7770 www.vineandolivecda.com
Coeur d’Alene Cellars – The Worst (Murderous) Holiday Pageant Ever – December 15thPrice $ 40 PP. Tickets can purchased online. Paint Night in the Tank Room- Most Saturdays. Live music in the winery alcove 4:00 – 7:00 Saturdays.
Maryhill Winery – Kendall Yards, Spokane is now open daily 12:00 – 8:00 (509) 443-3832
Thanksgiving in Wine County – Prosser, WA Nov 24 – 26th.
Wine County Thanksgiving – Willamette Valley, OR Nov 24 – 26th.
Walla Walla Holiday Barrel Tasting – December 1st – 3rd
33rd Annual Hospice Wine Taste – February 3rd Hayden Lake Country Club. Purchase your tickets by November 30th and save $ 10.