Opening Corks - Philly Wine Week's Premier Event!

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March 19, 2017 (Sun)
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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Cost: $65

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Wine     Tasting (walk around)     Light Appetizers      Entertainment    

Think of Opening Corks as the Opening Ceremonies of Philly Wine Week!

Everyone will be in high spirits, gearing up for a big week of exciting wine and food events across Philadelphia. At Opening Corks, wine lovers can sample hundreds of unique, delicious, and hard-to-find wines, taste a variety of wine-friendly foods from your favorite restaurants and farms around the city, and mingle with other wine lovers. This exclusive event is your first “taste” of what’s to come during the week-long, city-wide celebration of wine that is Philly Wine Week 2017. Plus, Opening Corks guests will be granted full access to our host venue, the remarkable Academy of Natural Sciences, with special appearances by Tyrannosaurus Rex (keeper of Dinosaur Hall) and countless, friendly butterflies from across the globe (found fluttering around in the tropical garden)!

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Tickets: $65. 


  • Over 100 unique and hard-to-find premium wines to enjoy, poured by more than 25+ Wine Vendors & Importers
  • Access to our host venue, the Academy of Natural Sciences, including Dinosaur Hall and Butterflies!
  • Delicious cheese & light snacks from American Sardine Bar, South Philly Taproom, Di Bruno Bros, Tredici Enoteca,Tria, Birchrun, Doe Run and charcuterie from Whole Foods Market
  • Takeaway Riedel Degustazione tasting glass
  • Enter the raffle to wine gift baskets, prizes, wine and gift cards for participating bars & restaurants and sponsors.


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