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Wine Tasting: Twain’s Innocents Abroad

August 27, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Travels with Twain!

in 1867 Mark Twain traveled by ship, with a motely group of Americans, around Europe and the Middle East.  His impressions of the months-long journey to famous and historic places first appeared in newspaper columns, and were immortalized in his travelogue, Innocents Abroad – one of the best-selling travel books of all time.

We’ll travel along with Twain and his companions, making some of the same stops they did and drinking the local wine.

Want to read along? The complete book is available, free of charge, from Project Gutenberg: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/3176

What will we taste?

  • Domaine Papagiannakos, Attiki Assyrtiko (2018)
  • Poggio dei Gorleri, Pigato Cycnus (2018)
  • Argiolas, Isola dei Nuraghi Serralori Rosato (2018)
  • Chateau Musar Cuvee Jeune Red (2016)
  • Fattoria Alois, Campania Aglianico Campole (2017)

Our tastings will transport you to a different place and time as we delve into the history of the wine, the region, and the people who make it. Each class features 5 wines that we taste while discovering the fun facts and peculiar histories of each wine’s locale.

BONUS: A limited quantity of these bottles will be available for sale to-go!

Your ticket entitles you to our 5-wine tasting plus light snacks, as well as 15% off your evening’s bar tab AND special pricing on bottles of the evening’s wines (for to-go sales). Seating is limited.

*You must be 21 or over to participate

Where? Jet Wine Bar, 1525 South Street, 215.735.1116
When?  Tuesday, August 27th
What Time?  6:30pm – 8:30pm
How Much?  $40

**We regret that tickets will not be refunded within 48 hours of the event, or if the event has sold out.


Jet Wine Bar
Wining Archaeologist