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  • What Is Wine Insiders?

    Wine Insiders, our partner, brings wines directly from winemakers around the world and delivers them conveniently to your door at a tremendous value compared to wines you would find at the store. With 38 years of heritage, 1,400+ wine awards, and two million customers across the country, is the nation’s leading online wine marketplace and #1 rated wine site, with over 4,000 5-star reviews on Google.

    Teen Cancer America

    Teen Cancer America's (TCA) mission is to improve the experience, outcomes, and survival of teens and young adults with cancer by providing programs and specialized facilities designed especially for them in hospitals throughout the USA. Formed by legendary rockers Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of the Who, TCA is a change agent for young people with cancer.

    What Is Wine Insiders?

    Wine Insiders, our partner, brings wines directly from winemakers around the world and delivers them conveniently to your door at a tremendous value compared to wines you would find at the store. With 38 years of heritage, 1,400+ wine awards, and two million customers across the country, is the nation’s leading online wine marketplace and #1 rated wine site, with over 4,000 5-star reviews on Google.

    Teen Cancer America

    Teen Cancer America's (TCA) mission is to improve the experience, outcomes, and survival of teens and young adults with cancer by providing programs and specialized facilities designed especially for them in hospitals throughout the USA. Formed by legendary rockers Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of the Who, TCA is a change agent for young people with cancer.

    Our Tasting Panel + Special Guests


    Taste with the experts and ask questions at your virtual live tasting.

    Chris Hoel

    Christopher Hoel works hand in hand with wine clients to develop strategies specifically tailored to each individual’s needs and lifestyle. Chris travels extensively across the US and abroad, meeting with clients and discovering new wines, winemakers, and restaurants.

    Ferdinando Mucerino

    Ferdinando (Ferdy) is a Court of Master Sommeliers Certified Sommelier and was named 2019’s Best Wine Director by Wine Enthusiast. He is a wine program consultant for various restaurants.

    Alfie Boe

    An English tenor and actor, notably performing in musical theatre. He won a Tony Award for Honor For Excellence in the Theatre for La Boheme. Alfie is best known for his performances as Jean Valjean in the musical Les Misérables at the Queen's Theatre in London. He has sold more than one million albums in the United Kingdom.

    Laura Benanti

    An American actress and singer. Over the course of her Broadway career, she has received five Tony Award nominations. She played Louise in the 2008 Broadway revival of Gypsy, winning the 2008 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. In addition to stage roles, you may recognize Laura from her roles in Supergirl, Younger, or Nashville.

    Laura Dreyfuss

    A multi-talented American actress, singer and songwriter, known for originating the lead female role of ‘Zoe' in the Tony award winning Broadway musical “Dear Evan Hansen.” She also played “Madison McCarthy” on the FOX series Glee and McAfee Westbrook on the Netflix series The Politician. She is a Grammy winner for her work in Dear Evan Hanson.

    Megan Hilty

    Is an American actress and singer. She rose to prominence for her roles in Broadway musicals, including her performance as Glinda the Good Witch in Wicked, Doralee Rhodes in 9 to 5: The Musical, and her Tony Award-nominated role as Brooke Ashton in Noises Off.

    Erich Bergen

    An American actor and singer and is best known for his role as Bob Gaudio in the biographical musical drama film Jersey Boys and for his role as Blake Moran in the CBS television series, Madam Secretary. In 2018 he joined the cast of Waitress, starring as Dr. Pomatter.

    Bryan Terrell Clark

    An accomplished actor and singer/songwriter and made his Broadway debut playing the iconic role of Marvin Gaye in Motown: The Musical, which received a 2014 Grammy Award nomination for “Best Musical Theater Album”. In 2019, Bryan reprised his role as George Washington in the record-breaking Broadway hit Hamilton.

    Constantine Maroulis

    Was born a scrappy kid in Brooklyn with big pipes, deep pride for his Greek heritage, and a love for the theater and rock n’ roll. Constantine first came to prominence as the beloved rock n’ roll underdog on American Idol. He then secured his place in pop culture as a Broadway superstar, best known for his Tony-nominated role in Rock of Ages.

    Michael Cerveris

    An American actor, singer, and guitarist. He has performed in many stage musicals and plays, including Assassins, The Who’s Tommy, Sweeney Todd, Road Show, and Passion. He is a two-time Tony Award winner.

    Christian Hoff

    Has appeared on numerous television, big screen and Broadway shows. He starred in the original cast production of Jersey Boys from 2005-2008 and has also performed in The Who's Tommy and Pal Joey. His dynamic portrayal of Tommy DeVito, won him the "Best Featured Actor in a Musical" Tony Award.

    Donnie Kehr

    Is an American actor, musician, writer, producer, director, and philanthropist, having originated roles in Broadway's Jersey Boys, Billy Elliot, The Who's Tommy, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, The Human Comedy and many others. He is the creator of Rockers On Broadway & Founder of The PATH Fund.

    Gabrielle McClinton

    Gabrielle was last seen in Sydney, Australia reprising her role of the “Leading Player” in the Tony Award-Winning Broadway Revival of Pippin at the Sydney Lyric Theatre. Gabby was last seen on Broadway as “Annie” and the understudy of “Velma Kelly” in Chicago the Musical.

    Mandy Gonzalez

    Mandy Gonzalez possesses one of the most powerful and versatile contemporary voices of our time. She is an American actress and singer, best known for her leading roles on Broadway. She has performed in many Broadway shows including; Hamilton, Wicked, In the Heights, Aida, Lennon, and Dance of the Vampires.

    Telly Leung

    Is an American actor, singer, and songwriter. He is known for his work in musical theatre on Broadway and for his role as Wes, a member of the Dalton Academy Warblers on the Fox comedy-drama series Glee.

    Meet Our Wines


    These four wines have been hand-selected out of 100 bottles from the premier wineries around the globe for this virtual tasting.

    Bruno Lafon Blanc de Blancs Sparkling Brut

    South of France

    The Bruno Lafon Blanc de Blancs Sparkling has tart and sweet flavors with bright palate-cleansing bubbles and yeasty aromas. These characteristics are an ideal match for soft and creamy cheeses like Camembert or Brie

    2019 Le Pied Marin Picpoul de Pinet

    South of France

    2019 Le Pied Marin Picpoul de Pinet is a unique French specialty crafted in the Mediterranean region of Southern France. Limestone soils and the warm Mediterranean climate grant this wine a smooth minerality and ripe flavors.

    George Phillips Pinot Noir California 2018

    California

    The 2018 George Phillips Cellars Reserve Selection No. 025 Pinot Noir is crafted from several wine regions across California. As such, it is able to combine the best of both warm and cold climates.

    2019 Henri de Lorgère Costières de Nîmes Rouge

    Mediterranean Coast

    2019 Henri de Lorgère Costières de Nîmes Rouge, a quintessential Rhône red blend.This medium to full-bodied blend is composed primarily of Grenache grapes (70%), supported by Syrah (30%).

    Bruno Lafon Blanc de Blancs Sparkling Brut

    South of France

    The Bruno Lafon Blanc de Blancs Sparkling has tart and sweet flavors with bright palate-cleansing bubbles and yeasty aromas. These characteristics are an ideal match for soft and creamy cheeses like Camembert or Brie

    2019 Le Pied Marin Picpoul de Pinet

    South of France

    2019 Le Pied Marin Picpoul de Pinet is a unique French specialty crafted in the Mediterranean region of Southern France. Limestone soils and the warm Mediterranean climate grant this wine a smooth minerality and ripe flavors.

    George Phillips Pinot Noir California 2018

    California

    The 2018 George Phillips Cellars Reserve Selection No. 025 Pinot Noir is crafted from several wine regions across California. As such, it is able to combine the best of both warm and cold climates.

    2019 Henri de Lorgère Costières de Nîmes Rouge

    Mediterranean Coast

    2019 Henri de Lorgère Costières de Nîmes Rouge, a quintessential Rhône red blend.This medium to full-bodied blend is composed primarily of Grenache grapes (70%), supported by Syrah (30%).

    Order Your Wines

    You’ll automatically be registered for this event VIA EVENTBRITE and proceeds will benefit Teen Cancer America.

    Tasting Lineup

    4-Pack - $15 per bottle

    $60 + $14.95 Shipping

    Get 1 of each bottle that the sommeliers will be tasting delivered straight to your door!

    Better Deal

    8-Pack - $14 per bottle

    $112 + Free Shipping

    Get 2 of each bottle that will be tasted so you can save 1 of each for enjoyment after the tasting!

    Best Deal

    12-Pack - $13 per bottle

    $156 + Free Shipping

    Get 2 of each bottle that will be tasted, PLUS 4 additional wines hand-selected by Chris and Ferdy!


    ORDER NOW

    Raffle

    Only $25 to enter! Buy raffle tickets for the Uncorked with Broadway event. You do not have to attend the event to participate in our raffle. This raffle ends at 12 A.M. on Monday, May 25th. Please purchase tickets for a good cause. All proceeds benefit Teen Cancer America! Click the "Enter Now" button to see the 4 different prizes.

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    Feelin' Cheesy?


    To receive your cheese on time for the event, please order no later than 5/21. Proceeds from your order will be donated to Teen Cancer America.

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    Event Agenda

    Taste wine with the world’s top sommeliers while asking questions along the way.

    5:00 - 5:10 PM PT

    Introduction + Overview

    We'll take the first 10 minutes to get comfortable and introduce you to Ferdy and Chris. Then, we'll dive into their wine selection process and how they went from 100 wines to the final 4 selected for this tasting.

    5:10 - 5:25 PM PT

    Sparkling Toast + Music

    These wines have been selected by our somms from over 100 wines to get to these 4. We will start with a sparkling toast and a little music. The Bruno Lafon Blanc de Blancs Sparkling is perfect to kick off the evening.  Cheers

    5:25 - 5:35 PM PT

    White Wine + Cheese Tasting

    Movin’ on to the expertly curated white wine, the 2019 Le Pied Marin Picpoul de Pinet, talking through the aromas, the palette, and the best pairing options – there is nothing better than that!

    5:35 - 6:00 PM PT

    Red Wine Tasting + Music

    Onto the red wines. We'll start with the lighter-bodied red, George Phillips Pinot Noir California 2018, and make our way to the grand finale of the night, 2019 Henri de Lorgère Costières de Nîmes Rouge from France.

    6:00 - 6:15 PM PT

    Q&A

    We'll completely turn the floor over to you for a live Q&A session with all the tasting panelists!

    6:15 - 6:30 PM PT

    The After Party

    All the best things happen at the after-party. Some of our musicians will stick around for a music jam. 

    FAQ


    Questions?

    If you have any questions about the event or the wines, please contact us via email at info@wineinsiders.com.

    What is the deadline to order or to register?

    You must order by 5/17 to ensure you receive your wine in time for the tasting. If you’re not tasting along, you can register up until an hour before the event.

    How do I share this with friends and family?

    You can share with your friends and family via Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, or email. Simply click the icon above of how you'd like to share the event and follow the prompts!

    What states do you ship to?

    We ship to all states except: Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Hawaii, Kentucky, Mississippi, Rhode Island, South Dakota, and Utah.

    Where does the cost of my purchase go?

    Proceeds go directly to Teen Cancer America.
    4 pack proceeds = $22 / 8 pack proceeds = $32.00 / 12 pack proceeds = $48.00

    How is the wine so affordable?

    Wine Insiders buys directly from wineries around the world, bypassing the distributors and middlemen, to bring delicious-tasting wine direct to your door at an affordable price!

    How do I attend if I don't order wine?

    You can make a donation or participate in the silent auction! For any donation $25 or over, you will automatically be registered for the virtual tasting. 

    Do I need a Zoom account to participate?

    Absolutely not! You can join from any device with an internet connection to participate in the virtual tasting!

    What if I can’t make the event time?

    Don’t worry, following the event we will sending out an e-mail to everybody who was registered for the event with a link to view a recording of the live tasting via Youtube so that you can taste along with the sommeliers at your convenience.

    Who is this event intended for?

    Everyone! Whether you're an avid wine lover, simply new to wine, or just looking for a fun virtual event, this is a great opportunity to connect virtually with thousands of people. However, you need to be 21+ for tasting!

    What happens after I purchase the wine?

    After you purchase your 4, 8, or 12 pack you'll receive:
    • An order confirmation
    • A Virtual Tasting event confirmation within 24 hours with details of the event (including your link providing access to the event that begins at 5:00 pm Pacific Time)
    • Your wine within 1-3 business days
    • An event reminder 2 days before the event
    How do I access the live tasting?

    • You should have received a registration e-mail from Eventbrite with a link to the event
    • Please click on the link to join.
    • If you already have an Eventbrite account associated with the email you used to purchase wine then login to your account.
    • If you don’t have an Eventbrite account- create your account by typing in the email associated with your wine purchase. You will then have to activate your new account and create a password by clicking on the activation link sent to your email.
    • Once logged in, click on “tickets” in the top right-hand corner.
    • Click on your ticket and hit "join now"
    PLEASE NOTE – You have to use the e-mail associated with your wine order. If you received this as a gift then the person who gave you the gift should have given us your e-mail address and you should have received a registration e-mail. If you did not receive a registration e-mail then please contact us immediately (info@wineinsiders.com) so that we can register you.