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Wine Tasting: Who was Beethoven’s Immortal Beloved?
November 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm$40
It’s a mystery! To Whom did Beethoven address his “Immortal Beloved” letter???
Beethoven had a lot of love angst, part of which was spelled out in a letter he wrote to a mystery beloved one hot summer in 1812. The letter went unsent, but to whom was it actually written?
Was it a Hungarian Countess? The wealthy daughter of an Austrian diplomat? A confidante and patron of arts and letters? Or one of the many women to whom he taught piano?
We’ll never know… or will we?
Join us to examine 5 candidates for “Immortal Beloved” and taste 5 wines that we find along the way.
What will we taste?
- Fuhrgassl-Huber, Grüner Veltliner Klassik (2018)
- Peter Jakob Kühn, Riesling Hallgarten Rheinschiefer Trocken (2018)
- Tasca d’Almerita, Sicilia Regaleali Bianco (2017)
- Weinhaus Heger, Pinot Noir (2015)
- Vinosia, Irpinia Aglianico Neromora
Led by Jet’s owner and Wining Archaeologist, Jill Weber, 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, November 19th
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.