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“A Perfect Afternoon”
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Wine Wise Events
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Wine and food pairing education at it's best! Choose from our highly rated Wine (and food) Walks in Portland, Kennebunk, Kennebunkport and Ogunquit, Maine where you'll taste delicious wines with paired fresh fare at a series of great restaurants. Or our Wine Sails in Portland's Casco Bay or Camden's Penobscot Bay and enjoy scenic views of Maine lighthouses, waterways and islands while indulging in a wine class on board a beautiful Windjammer. You'll walk away with a better understanding of wine, gain tips for pairing with food, and how to describe what you smell and taste. Plan to have a great experience and learn a lot about wine.
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
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“A Perfect Afternoon”
Reviewed August 26, 2013

We enjoyed a beautiful summer sail and sampled Piedmont wines - perfection. Erica's knowledge of wine added appreciably to the experience. I cannot think of a better way to spend an afternoon. Beautiful!

Visited August 2013
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Fallbrook, California
Level 5 Contributor
93 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“Truly worth it!”
Reviewed August 25, 2013

We had an absolutely beautiful day for sailing and Erica, our hostess, made this event even more awesome! We can't wait for the next event. And the crew on the Frances was all top notch! We scored on this tour with 6 tastings of wines from the Piedmont, Italy region paired with some delicious cheeses, fruits and nuts. TAKE a tour - educational and fun!

Visited September 2012
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Biddeford, Maine
2 reviews
“Wine Wise event aboard the Frances”
Reviewed August 21, 2013

I must say this was a fabulous event hosted by Erica Archer. I had never really enjoyed wine ever....it was my first time really experiencing wine and Erica was very good teaching me the finer points of what to look for in a great Tuscan red wine from Italy! Very affordable and the sail was awesome and enjoyed an incredible sunset.....really recommend this for anyone who wants to be educated with wine while enjoying a nice sail!

Visited August 2013
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New Gloucester, Maine
1 review
“Deliscious and fun!”
Reviewed August 21, 2013

This is a great way to experinece the wonderful city of Portland while sampling some deliscious wines and food from some of the cities best restaurants. Erica Archer really knows her wines and I learned a lot about the wines we sampled as well as wine in general. And the restaurants paired the wines with great food as well!! If you love wine and good food, want to learn more about wine, and love to experience new places in Portland, this is for you! Can't wait to go again. Thanks Erica!!

Visited August 2013
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Portland, Maine
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“Beautiful night, lovely company and a VERY educated wine expert!”
Reviewed August 19, 2013

Experienced Wine Wise at its finest aboard The Frances on Friday evening. A sunset sail in Casco Bay on a beautiful summer evening would have been amazing in itself. The addition of four yummy Tuscan reds, a variety of cheeses, nuts and fruits and very detailed instructions on the wine's origins and proper way to taste and categorize them made this an evening I won't soon forget. Thank you Erica of Wine Wise and Maine Sailing Adventures for providing another way to experience a unique Maine outing in a creative and refined way!

Visited August 2013
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