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Events for Saturday, November 3


 The Tasting Room at Uptown Park-


« The Houston Cellar Classic presents: The Grand Tasting Experience

« The Tasting Room at Uptown Park, 1101-18 Uptown Park Blvd.


« VIP Session from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m., $200 per person - Purchase Tickets

« Advance ticket purchase only


« General Admission Session from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m., $75 per person - Purchase Tickets

« Advance tickets as well as ticket purchases on the day of the event -


Get the chance to win Houston Rockets tickets HERE!


See the participating restaurants HERE!


            The centerpiece of the week’s great events, The Grand Tasting Experience is a true feast for all the senses.  Visit The Tasting Room at Uptown Park to taste over 100 wines, sample food from at least 20 of Houston’s finest restaurants, listen to live music, and take advantage of the best retail wine prices you will see all year.  Purchase a VIP pass and have the first hour of the event all to yourself.  Additionally, as a VIP participant, all afternoon you will have access to the Bordeaux Room where you can relax, taste at least 25 highly sought-after “Cellar Selection” wines and champagnes, and sample specially-prepared appetizers which compliment these rare wines.


General Admission Wine List


VIP Wine List


The Tasting Room at River Oaks- Purchase Tickets


« The Tasting Room at River Oaks presents: Wine Outside the Box – An Examination of the Great Pinot Noir Grape

« $50 per person, advance ticket purchase only

« 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., The Cellar in The Tasting Room at River Oaks, 2409 West Alabama


            Join The Tasting Room at River Oaks’ head sommelier leads you through an in-depth comparison of “New World” and “Old World” pinot noirs.  Learn about the differences in growing techniques, soils, production techniques, and the wines themselves.  Our sommelier will compare three pinot noirs from either North America or the Southern Hemisphere (the “New World” wines) with classic examples from great French producers (the “old World” wines).  Light appetizers will be provided during the class.  Seating is extremely limited – be sure to purchase your tickets early.


The Tasting Room Lounge at Midtown-


« Party on the Patio at The Tasting Room Lounge at Midtown

« Free Admission

« Featuring special discounts on wines by the glass and bottle, live music, and food

« 6:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.


Hit the patio at The Tasting Room Lounge at Midtown to take advantage of great prices on wine and food all night long.  Enjoy exciting live music while overlooking the downtown Houston skyline.  A great place to relax, sip, eat, and party!


MAX’s Wine Dive-


« After Party: late-night food, wine and fun at MAX’s Wine Dive

« Extended hours – open until 2:00 a.m.

«10% off food and wine at MAX’s Wine Dive for those who arrive with a used ticket or wristband from a Houston Cellar Classic event held earlier in the day.

« MAX’s Wine Dive, 4720 Washington Avenue.