Drink Wine. Fight Parkinson’s.
Find a new favorite wine while supporting a great cause! Proceeds from your order will go to The Parkinson’s Foundation and The Michael J. Fox Foundation, so the more bottles you order, the more you’re benefitting these two great organizations.
What is Wine Insiders?
Wine Insiders, 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 3,000
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Exclusive Wine Selection
Master Sommelier Fernando Beteta, Wine Director Aaron McManus, and Champagne Specialist Ryan Baldwin tasted over 100 different wines from wineries around the world to find 3 must-try bottles for this tasting.
Tasting Panel

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


Aaron McManus

Aaron is the Wine Director at Oriole and recently won the 2020 Jean Banchet award for best sommelier in Chicago.


Fernando Beteta

Fernando is one of only 236 Master Sommeliers in the world. His innate passion for wine has led him deeper into the worlds of service, culture, and history.


Ryan Baldwin

Ryan is the former Head Sommelier at Margeaux Brasserie Waldorf Astoria Chicago and has been featured in The Chicagoist, Wine & Spirits, and more!

Tasting Trio

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

2018 Fox and the Flock Pinot Noir

2018 Fox and the Flock Pinot Noir

California This Gold Medal Award-Winning Pinot Noir from California truly is the sum of its parts. Assembled from warm climate and cool climate lots, the usage of multiple appellations shows through its earthy components contrasted by its jammy nuances.
 2019 Monsieur de Montgerald Costières de Nîmes Rouge

2019 Monsieur de Montgerald Rouge

Mediterranean Coast 2019 Monsieur de Montgerald Rouge from the Costières de Nîmes wine region close to the Mediterranean coast of France capitalizes on its ideal placement for growing Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre.
 2019 Le Pied Marin Picpoul de Pinet

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.

Order Your Wines

You’ll automatically be registered for this event and proceeds will benefit The Parkinson’s Foundation and The Michael J Fox Foundation 
Order by 11/1/2020 and you will receive a BONUS Wood Handle Waiter’s Corkscrew ($14.99 retail value)!
Tasting Trio
3-Pack - $15 per bottle

$45 + $14.95 Shipping

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

Better Deal
6-Pack - $13 per bottle

$78 + 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 - $12 per bottle

$144 + Free Shipping

Get 2 of each bottle that will be tasted, PLUS 2 bottles of 3 additional wines hand-selected by Aaron, Fernando, and Ryan! 


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Event Agenda

Taste wine with the world's top sommeliers, while asking questions along the way

8:00 - 8:05 PM CST

Introduction + Overview

We'll take the first 5 minutes to introduce you to Aaron, Fernando, and Ryan. Then, we'll dive into their wine selection process and how they went from 100 wines to the final 3 selected for this tasting.

8:05 - 8:15 PM CST

White Wine Tasting

Enough talking, let's start tasting! We'll start with the expertly curated white wine, 2019 Le Pied Marin Picpoul de Pinet, talking through the aromas, the palette, best pairing options, and more! 

8:15 - 8:40 PM CST

Red Wine Tasting

Onto the red wines. We'll start with the lighter-bodied red, 2018 Fox and the Flock Pinot Noir from California, and make our way to the grand finale of the night, 2019 Monsieur de Montgerald Rouge Costieres de Nimes from France.

8:40 - 9:00 PM CST


We'll completely turn the floor over to you for a live Q&A session with all 3 sommeliers!

Frequently Asked Questions


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

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 is the deadline to order or to register?

You must order by Sunday, November 1st 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 tasting.

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. If we don't ship to your state, you can still donate and register here.

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!

Where does the cost of my purchase go?

Proceeds are split equally between The Parkinson's Foundation and The Michael J. Fox Foundation.
3 pack proceeds = $16.50 / 6 pack proceeds = $20.00 / 12 pack proceeds = $42.50

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!

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

You can make a donation! For any donation $25 or over, you will automatically be registered for the virtual tasting. You can donate here.

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.

What happens after I purchase the wine?

After you purchase your 3, 6, 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 Thursday November 5th event that begins at 8:00 pm Central Time)
  • Your wine within 2-4 business days
  • An event reminder on November 3rd, 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"
  • Drink Wine. Fight Parkinson's.

    PLEASE NOTE – You have to use the e-mail associated with your wine order.  If you received this as a gift then 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.