UPDATE: THIS HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL NOVEMBER. WE’LL POST AGAIN ONCE WE HAVE A NEW DATE. DO NOT GO TO THE UNION LEAGUE ON WEDNESDAY EXPECTING A WINE TASTING!
Chloe Johnston will host a sommelier-led wine and cheese tasting event at the Union League in Center City Philly at 6pm on Wednesday, September 16. This will be her second experiential event.
Philadelphia native Chloe Johnston provides her guests with once-in-a-lifetime journeys to The City of Light through her company, Chloe Johnston Experiences. Now this Parisian chaperone is adding to her travel packages by expanding her repertoire this fall to include unique half and full-day trips to New York. While she will continue her travels throughout the season, Johnston has big plans for when she comes back home to Philadelphia.
Johnston is kicking off the fall season with a specialty Parisian wine and cheese tasting, taking place Wednesday, September 16 at the Union League at 6pm.
The Regions of France Wine Tasting will feature Senior Wine Advisor at Wine Spectrum, Bret Barrett, we will bring you through the northern Champagne region – 200 km north of Paris – to the western and diverse region of the Loire Valley, and south to the ripe fruits of the The Rhone Valley. Complementary cheeses will also be provided, to bring you into the experience of the French harvest season without using your passport.
At the end of the tasting and pairing, there will be a game of trivia to test your oenophile level and give you a chance to win an exclusive prize.
Tickets are $55 per person and can be purchased here.
Note: Please be aware of the Union League Dress Code, which will be enforced at the wine tasting event. Click for information about the dress code.
About Chloe Johnston
Chloe Johnston provides curated international fashion collections and gives the gift of exclusive access, opening doors to an elite world of luxury. Offering cherished vintage products, exciting experiential events, and surprising new endeavors, Chloe Johnston is for the unique shopper. Every Chloe Johnston event is uniquely customized for individual tastes, ensuring an authentic, meaningful moment each time. Read more and see more here.
About Bret Barrett
Bret Barrett is a Senior Wine Advisor with the Wine Spectrum in Northern California. Bret joined the Wine Spectrum with over 15 years of experience in the food, wine, and customer service industry with more than 10 of those years focused primarily on wine and wine service. He has been a Manager and Sommelier for a AAA Four Diamond French Restaurant in Virginia, creating and managing a Wine Spectator’s Award Excellence wine list. Continuing to fuel his passion for wine, he moved to California, where he managed a wine retail shop and tasting bar in Lake Tahoe, CA. With a desire to excel in wine, he successfully completed the second level examination from the Court of Master Sommeliers, achieving the title of Certified Sommelier. After 10 years in California, Bret currently lives in the beautiful Finger-lakes region of NY with a wonderful family, two young children and a dog.
The Doyenne of Dining in Philadelphia and South Jersey.