Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 5-7 pm
After the success of our first Oyster Social we have decided to go for round two! Join us on February 29th to celebrate this odd calendar day before you go out to paint the town red!
Enjoy a complimentary charming glass of a wine we adore drinking after a long day: Baumard Crémant Brut Turquoise NV. This sparkling expression of Chenin Blanc from the Loire Valley is marked with bucket loads of racy acidity that will pair beautifully with your oysters. Bottles of Flaneur Wines will be available for purchase. Tickets here!
Winemaker Dinner at El Gaucho
Friday, February 28, 2020 from 6-10 pm
We are so thrilled to announce our first collaboration with the legendary El Gaucho. Grant and Brooke will be hosting an intimate dinner, debuting the 2017 single vineyard Pinot Noirs to the public. Chef Steve Cain has recently tasted the wines, and he is putting together a fantastically diverse menu featuring empanadas, king crab, scallops, grapefruit sabayon, pistachio Herb Salad, roasted Pheasant, and – to top it off – valrhona chocolate cake!
You don’t want to miss this one! We only have six seats left, so reserve here ASAP to be a part of it!
Cuvée Constantin Release Party & Vertical Tasting
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Seatings at 11 am, 1 pm & 3 pm
Celebrate the release of the newest vintage of Cuvée Constantin with an in-depth vertical tasting at the Grain Elevator! We’ll start with the new 2017 Chardonnay, and follow with a side-by-side sampling of the 2017, 2016 and 2015 Pinot Noir vintages.
Tastings are seated and private to your group, and curated bites will be served by Fumetto, a new husband and wife duo we’re excited to partner with out of some of Portland’s best restaurants (Le Pigeon and Kex, to name a few). More below!
Fumetto, meaning puff of smoke, serves food inspired by the volcanic regions of Southern Italy. Sommelier Vanessa Puglisi and chef Danny Roberts adorn Portland’s table with their family recipes, offerings drinking snacks and dinner parties in an intimate setting. Coming soon to Portland Wine Company in Foster-Powell, summer 2020.
Tickets are $50, and just $35 for club members – fee is waived per six bottle purchase. Advance reservations required. Secure your seats here.
Private, In Home Tastings in Florida
Friday, March 20 – Saturday, March 28, 2020
Brooke is hitting the road for a series of private, in home tastings with our club members. There is still limited availability to book yours, so if you’re a member, please reach out to schedule one soon!
Annual Open House
Saturday, April 4, 2020 from 11 am – 4 pm
We’re hosting an open house only once a year! Join us in April to taste through all of our current releases, and take advantage of this opportunity to taste the newly released Chardonnays. This may be the only time we’re able to pour the 2018 Bon Vivant Chardonnay (the inaugural release!), so you don’t want to miss it.
Private, In Home Tastings in Texas
Sunday, April 19 – Sunday, April 26, 2020
Brooke is headed out again for another round of private, in home tastings in Texas! These have been great fun so far, and she’s looking forward to returning to her home state in April. The evening of Saturday, April 25th is booked, but otherwise there is plenty of availability. Inquire via email!
Spring Club Member Pick Up Party
Saturday, May 9, 2020 from 11 am – 4 pm
Celebrate our newest releases – and toast to Spring! – at La Belle Promenade with your fellow Flâneurs. We’ll be sampling through some of your allocation along side some fantastic culinary treats, and (as always) some fun surprise wines to taste.
You’re invited to bring friends, with total guests based upon level of membership: 2 for Flâneur, 4 for Connoisseur of Life, 6 for Bon Vivant.
Pre-Memorial Day Seated Tastings &
2018 Revelry Pinot Noir Release
Saturday, May 16 & Sunday, May 17, 2020
seatings at 11 am & 2 pm
Join us at The Carlton Grain Elevator over pre-Memorial Day weekend to celebrate the release of our 2018 Revelry Pinot Noir – an exclusive wine that is the embodiment of the name itself. We’ll be serving a seated light lunch with pairings for each course. Pricing is $85 per person, $70 for club members. Reservations required.
Third Annual Pre-IPNC Dinner
Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 6 pm
We’re delighted to collaborate with our friends at Spatzle and Speck for our third pre-IPNC dinner at our La Belle Promenade Vineyard, perched 820 feet up in the Chehalem Mountains. The evening with be a celebration of beautiful valley views, connections shared at the table, and spectacular food and wine. This is one of the only events all year where Marty, Grant, Russell, Brooke Jaime, and Kellie are all in attendance. This is a very small event, with 45 guests total, and we only have 19 seats left. Secure yours now here!
Fall Club Pick Up Party
Saturday, October 3, 2020 from 11 am – 4 pm
Can you believe we’re talking about 2018 wines already? More details to come, but this event will be hosted at The Carlton Grain Elevator.
Each Flâneur Club membership admits two guests, each Connoisseur of life membership admits four, and each Bon Vivant membership admits six.
2018 Esprit de Corps Release Dinner
Saturday, october 24 from 6 – 9 pm
Bon Vivant Bash!
Saturday, December 5 at 5 pm
This is the single best event of the entire year – a blow out just for our Bon Vivant club members. More details to come, but expect some fun surprises as well.
This is a complimentary event. The Bon Vivant membership is limited to fifty members total. We currently have about fifteen memberships left. Please reach out to us if you would like to learn more about this membership, to sign up and/or to RSVP to this extravagant party!
Trip to Beaujolais & Lyon
April 21-28, 2021
Join Brooke and Dirty Radish Travel Company owner/guide, Chevonne Ball, as we embark on a once in a lifetime adventure through Beaujolais, the Gamay capital of the world, and Lyon, the gastronomical capital of the world. We are taking just 10 guests with us, and we only have seven spaces left. Visit Chevonne’s site here to book and learn more!