Berlin, the vibrant and diverse capital of Germany, is not only renowned for its history, clubbing, it's also a vibrant hub for wine enthusiasts from around the globe. In a city as diverse as Berlin, it's no wonder that the wine scene here is as lively as the city itself. So, let's uncork the excitement and explore some of fun wine events you can get up to in Berlin:
1. Flor de Vino Wines
What? Intro to Argentine wines + 6 different wines + Tapas
Experience: At Flor de Vino Wines, you'll have the opportunity to embark on a journey through the diverse wine regions of Argentina. You'll taste wines from Salta, Mendoza, and Patagonia, all carefully curated by the passionate owner, Flor. Born and raised in Buenos Aires, Flor's deep appreciation for wine developed before she fully understood the remarkable conditions that make Argentina a wine paradise. After moving to Germany, Flor's love for wine continued to grow, and she began exploring wineries all over Europe, making her the perfect host for this wine-tasting experience.
2. Romanian Wine & Dine Series by Pointer Wine Glass Company
What? Romanian cuisine paired with Romanian wines
Where? The Makery - Straßburger Str. 37, 10405 Berlin
Experience: Join WSET 3 certified wine expert Ramona Enache-Lorenz and Romanian Chef Andrei Galceava for a unique culinary and wine adventure. The Romanian Wine & Dine Series is a 3.5-hour event that explores the rich flavors of Romanian cuisine, paired with exquisite Romanian wines. Choose from three different menus: Meat, Fish, or Vegetarian, each offering a delightful five-course meal prepared by Chef Andrei. Ramona will introduce you to the world of Romanian wines, including rare grape varieties thriving in the Moldovan Hills.
3. Nomi Weinbar
What? Natural wines from around the world, with a focus on quality and craftsmanship
Where? Nomi Weinbar Events
Experience: Nomi Weinbar is a treasure trove of natural wines sourced from independent winemakers worldwide. With an ever-changing selection of approximately 80 wines, including bubbles, rosé, white, orange, and red wines, there's something to suit every palate. Felix and Marie, the owners, emphasize providing advice at eye level, ensuring everyone feels welcome. Alongside the wines, indulge in plates to share, including their signature pickled beef heart carpaccio, pickles, cheese, sardines, and sourdough bread.
4. Serious Drinking Thursdays
What? Weekly wine-tasting event with interesting wine facts
Experience: Tobias and Felix, the creators of Serious Drinking, host a weekly wine-tasting event every Thursday at 7 pm. Expect an evening filled with laughter, learning, and of course, exceptional wines. You'll explore a variety of wines while being entertained with three fun facts about each selection. It's a laid-back open door policy that allows you to expand your wine knowledge in the company of Tobias who has worked and been certified in wine all throughout Germany.
5. Visa de Vino
What? Fun and educational wine experiences
Experience: Kelly, the owner of Visa de Vino, is on a mission to connect people through the joy of wine. Her most common event is the "Intro to German Wine," but she offers a wide range of customizable wine experiences for groups of all sizes. Whether you're interested in exploring the wines of Spain, South Africa, or Burgundy and Bordeaux, Kelly has you covered. Her passion for wine and creating shared experiences makes Visa de Vino a must-visit for wine lovers in Berlin.
So, whether you're a wine aficionado or a newbie, grab a glass and join the wine-tasting fun. Berlin's wine scene is as electric and eclectic as the city itself, and it's waiting for you to dive in and taste the world, one sip at a time. Prost! 🍷🎉