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October 22: Wednesday: 7 p.m.—Fall Cheese and Wine Pairing Class—The “Cheez Whiz” is back! Erin Eshenour Lesser is on board to dazzle us with delicious cheese for fall nibbling and entertaining. If you enjoy cheese, and want to know more about pairing it with wine, then you cannot miss this class! Registration is limited to only 35 persons. Click Here to Register.

October 24: Friday 5-8: Scary Names with Spooky Labels—Taste four wines that are perfect for a frightful Halloween night (or any other). Free tasting. No registration necessary.

October 25: Saturday: 1-5—Savvy Wine Cellar Lune Chocolat Halloween Spooktacular—Trick or Treat grown-up style at this special chocolate and wine tasting. The folks at Lune Chocolat have done it again with the amazing chocolates they’ve paired with our special Halloween wines. Free tasting. No registration necessary.

October 29: Region Education Class: Italy--The wines of Piemonte—Join us as we explore, for the first time, this beautiful region and its magnificent wines. We’ll discuss the area, the culture, the food and, of course, there will be wine to sample! Class size limited to 35 persons. Registration necessary. Click here to register.


November 1: Saturday: 1-5 p.m.—Happy Birthday Allison Tasting!—It’s that time of year again, Allison’s birthday bash that means two things—Daniel Salamone at The Tasting Bar pouring wines from Martin Scott Wines and Shuffle’s-style pizza to pair with them. You know how much we love a party at The Savvy Wine Cellar and we can’t wait for you to join us. But you’d better get here early before the pizza is all gone. No registration necessary for this free tasting.

November 6: Thursday: 7 p.m.—Perfect Pasta Pairing Class—Back by popular demand, join us for a fun-filled evening of perfect pasta paired perfectly with wines to match. Registration is required and is limited to 35 persons. Click here to register.

November 7 & 8: Friday: 5-8; Saturday 1-5 p.m.—Dale and Allison’s Favorite Comfort Food Wines Tasting—Check out Dale and Allison’s favorite food and wine pairings for fall. You just might be surprised. Free tasting. No registration necessary.

November 12: Wednesday: 7 p.m.—Talking Turkey about Thanksgiving…Leftovers Class—What to do with all those Thanksgiving Day leftovers? Tired of eating turkey sandwiches and reheated mashed potatoes for five days in a row? Then, come to this class and we’ll help you get a little creative with leftover turkey, yams and more. Registration is required and is limited to 35 persons. Click here to register.

November 14: Friday: 5-8 p.m.—“Encore! Encore!” Tasting with Lance McKee of Encore Wine Imports—Our mentor and owner of Encore Imports, Lance, is guest pourer and he’s bringing along terrific wines for fall dining, entertaining and sipping.

November 15: Saturday: 1-5 p.m.—“Encore! Encore! Encore!” Tasting—Lance won’t be here but Dale and Allison will and they’ll be pouring the same selections as Friday night’s tasting. No registration necessary.

November 16: Sunday: 6 p.m.—Fall Wine and Cheese Pairing Class—Second Seating—Our first class on October 22 filled up so quickly we had to schedule a second. If you got closed out last time, you’d better register today! Same cheeses and wines as our first class. Click here to register.

November 22: Saturday: 1-6 p.m.—Fall Festival of Wines Special Tasting Event—Just in time for Thanksgiving, it’s The Savvy Wine Cellar’s spectacular fall tasting event. FIVE VENDORS each pouring FOUR SELECTIONS each with tasting notes and food pairing suggestions; wine-paired appetizers; random prize drawing. Let us take the worry out of what wines to serve for Thanksgiving. Join us and get your holiday season off to a great start. Fall just got better!

November 28: Friday: 4-7 p.m. Special “Black Friday” Tasting Event After a day of Thanksgiving feasting and a hard-core day of early holiday shopping, you’re going to need a little “pick-me-up.” And your friends at The Savvy Wine Cellar have the perfect tonic to refresh your spirit. Join us the afternoon of Friday, November 25, from 4-7 for our first ever “Black Friday” Tasting of Quinta do Nova Black Port specially paired with French chocolates. We can’t think of a better recovery method from the stress of holiday entertaining and Black Friday shopping. Treat yourself (and a friend or two) to delicious Port and chocolate. No registration is necessary for this Savvy Event.

November 29: Saturday: 1-5 p.m.—Thanksgiving’s Over…Time to Restock Tasting—The holiday is over and the family and friends are just a mere memory. If your loved ones drank up all of your wine and you need to restock, this tasting is for you. Free tasting. No registration is necessary.

If you would like additional information or have questions, about our weekly free wine tastings or our classes please call The Savvy Wine Cellar at 315-399-5133 or send an e-mail to us at

Please note: Because food pairing classes involve a lot of preparation, and are expensive to present, please register for them only if you are able to attend. We enjoy bringing these pairing classes to our fans and ask for your cooperation. Thanks.

Valid ID required for all classes and tasting events. No exceptions. Thanks for your cooperation—Allison and Dale.

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