Virtual happy hours are the latest thing and now some huge brewers and winemakers are asking you to join them!
Thrillist made a list of the who, what and where… (Well, the “where” is your kitchen, living room, couch, etc!)
Wednesday, May 20:
Big Cork Vineyards
Join Big Cork and Master Winemaker Dave Collins at 7:30pm to talk about vineyards in Maryland, as well as Big Cork’s 2018 Russian Kiss, 2018 Viognier, 2016 Cabernet Franc, 2017 Petit Verdot, and Black Cap Port.
Every week the whiskey company is hosting an 8pm EST happy hour on Instagram with a different bartender demo a new cocktail each time.
Thursday, May 21:
Guinness and BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse
At 7pm EST, Guinness and BJ’s are hosting a virtual happy hour hosted by BJ’s SVP of Brewing Alex Puchner, BJ’s Brewery General Manager Aaron Stueck, and Guinness Brewery Ambassador Eoghain Clavin. The happy hour includes a history lesson, tips on pouring a half and half, a Q&A session, and a tasting.
Seven Hills Winery
At 8pm EST, Founder and Winemaker Casey McClellan and Associate Winemaker Bobby Richards will host a virtual tasting of their Bordeaux-style blends. The wines that will be tasted can be ordered in advance through the Seven Hills website.
Slane Irish Whiskey
Founder Alex Conyngham is hosting a virtual happy hour every Thursday at 4pm EST on Instagram.
Friday, May 22:
Ampelos Vineyard and Cellars
Head to the link to find details on how you can join the weekly tastings from Ampelos. This week, they’re tasting the vineyard’s 2019 Viognier “Phi.”
The tequila company hosts a weekly virtual happy hour with discussion and cocktail demonstrations. The happy hour starts at 6:30pm EST.