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What's Coming Up

It's summer in Chile & Argentina and we'll entertain you with robust food & wine, gaucho-style on Thu, Feb 23.

Hide your eyes for our blind tasting & pairing experiment for fun, Top Rack Or Brown Sack? on Fri, Mar 31.

Join our popular 2-, 4- or 6-evening casual Wine Classes, starting again in Mar 2017.

Our full 2017 Event Schedule is here! And join our Newsletter for detailed announcements.

Uncorked Wine & Food Events

Such a good time in Zürich, you won't want to go home

Do you enjoy eating, drinking or chatting with friendly people? Or possibly all three? Then our Wine, Food, Wine! events are made for you (they're no more complicated than that).

Evenings feature entertaining themes with 7-8 wines to highlight different styles and prices. We're nuts about wine and food pairings--where wines and food improve each other--and always serve 4-5 specially-prepared, regionally authentic dishes. Nobody leaves hungry.

Since 2013 we've never hosted a group that didn't laugh, make friends and want to stay longer. Give us an evening, you won't want to go home.


Coming Events:

Thursday
Feb162017

Top Rack Or Brown Sack? - Blind Tasting & Pairing For Fun - Friday, March 31, 2017



Hide your eyes... and no betting allowed!

Time: 7:00 - 9:30pm

Location: Steinfels Weinhandel, Pfingstweidstrasse 6, 8005-Zürich

Price: 99.- chf per person
(4 fully authentic courses with 8 mystery wine pairings)

Why pay more for a bottle of wine? The answer is... well, maybe you shouldn't! Statistics prove that wine "experts" and "normal people" alike struggle to differentiate wines without a label and price tag.

Just for fun, we'll run this social Wine, Food, Wine! event as a blind tasting experiment: similar wine styles at bargain (~10 CHF), middle (15-25 CHF) and/or premium (30+ CHF) price points. Can you tell a difference? Which version do you prefer before we reveal the prices? Results are always surprising. Likely some bottles improve with specially-prepared classic food pairings... the only way to know is to try!

No wine knowledge required to enjoy yourself. Not a lecture, rather a nice mix of eating, drinking, chatting and learning.

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Monday
Jan232017

It's Summer Somewhere - Chile & Argentina Style - Thursday, February 23, 2017


SOLD OUT, please join waiting list below

In cold and snow, smart birds fly south!

Time: 7:00 - 9:30pm

Location: Steinfels Weinhandel, Pfingstweidstrasse 6, 8005-Zürich

Price: 99.- chf per person
(four fully authentic courses with six wine pairings)

Longing to break winter's grip? South America is basking in summer warmth and we'll capture the same sunny mood for much less than an airline ticket. Andes neighbors Chile & Argentina deliver an unrestrained and irresistibly rustic charm to the wine world with gutsy food to match:

- Torrontés from the world's highest vineyards, with herbed Italian-heritage cheese
- Sophisticated vibrant coastal Sauvignon Blanc (always a crowd favorite)
- Robust Chardonnay with the pride of Chile's street vendors, El Completo
- Argentina's mega-popular Malbec with--what else?--Steak Chimichurri
- Not yet tried Chile's signature chocolatey red Carménère? Impossible not to love.
- Global noble red Cabernet Sauvignon done Andes style

This Wine, Food, Wine! lineup will have you giddyup-ing faster than a leather-clad gaucho and finishing like you've discovered a heavenly new wine & food oasis--and just maybe some new amigos too! Not a lecture, rather a nice mix of eating, drinking, chatting and learning.

 


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Tuesday
Jan102017

Secrets Of The Sommeliers - Foolproof Tasty Pairing Combos - Friday, January 20, 2017

6 courses of food & wine improving each other!

Not necessarily so intimidating. Your sommelier knows which wines & foods together can actually improve each other... if diners know what to look for. Join our crash course self-somm evening and we'll explain -- and taste together! -- classic pairing hows and whys through a six-course restaurant-style menu with enticing food and wine options:


- Prosciutto Sage Puff Pastry Appetizers + Champagne
- Goat Cheese Salad + Sauvignon Blanc
- Light Mains: Smoked Salmon & Shiitake + Chardonnay
- Spicy Chorizo & Red Wine Reduction + Modern Spanish Red
- Heavy Mains: Braised Beef + Classic Tannic Red
- Flourless Chocolate Cake & Raspberry Coulis + Surprise Dessert Wine

Along the way we provide easy tips for finding those "go-to" wines on any restaurant menu. Finding the right wine has never been so easy (or tasty)! Not a lecture, rather a nice mix of learning, eating, drinking and chatting.

Monday
Nov072016

Sunday Lunch With A Punch - A Chill Afternoon - Sunday, December 4, 2016

Our popular Sunday event! A deliciously lazy afternoon

Winter's coming but the slopes aren't ready. Holidays dangle teasingly near but work's not over... what's a pent up Züricher to do?? Relaaaaax, of course. We're applying our casual evening social event style to lunch this December for a new twist: Sunday lunch... with a punch!

Enjoy a selection of specially-prepared lunch dishes with various drink pairings. Sure there's wine, including the bubbly kind (Champagne or Mimosas sound enticing?) with eggy appetizers, bright whites for the Goat Cheese Tart and the red kind too for Roast Lamb Sandwiches on Homemade Rosemary Potato Rolls. But we also serve up sensational side dish cocktails and a 1970's throwback boozy dessert guaranteed to give you something to chat about. Longtime colleagues bacon and cheese already RSVP'd "yes!"

A tasty combo of food & drinks make the perfect one-two punch for a late afternoon nap. Join our long, languid (more than liquid) lunch and take some time to exhale.

Friday
Sep022016

Take A Chance On France - Wine, Food, Wine! Event - Friday, October 28, 2016



A wine & food "risk" that will be rewarded!

Whether you already know a bit about French wine & food or tend to avoid it, we invite you to double down on the world's misunderstood wine giant. Together we'll explore more accessible versions of France's favorite lunchtime beverage (oh, and dinner too) and plot a path through some famous region and village names. Champagne? Sancerre? Burgundy? Bordeaux. Oui, got 'em covered and more this evening.

Surprisingly good values (yes, they exist!) and quaffers alike are on display and it goes without saying that the correct French cuisine alongside always helps. We promise to make you and the entire chatty, friendly Friday group murmur ooh la la.

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