5:00 PM17:00

Petit Philippe Grower Champagne Tasting with Rick Bowman




Join Rick Bowman of BFR at a Grower Champagne tasting at Petit Philippe on Saturday, December 30th from 5:00pm -7:30pm, featuring selections from the Terry Theise Estate Selections portfolio.  Producers to be poured include Chartogne-Taillet, Pierre Gimonnet & Fils, Marc Hebrart and Vilmart & Cie, among others! 

Tranquil Court
2820 Selwyn Ave. #160
Charlotte, NC 28209

Petit Philippe website

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2:00 PM14:00

Store Tasting with John Lambrakis at The Wine Merchant in Cary!


Take a break from holiday shopping and come try some amazing wine selections with BFR General Manager John Lambrakis at The Wine Merchant in Cary located next to La Farm Bakery. Sip on some wine and/or enjoy a beer on tap from their great line-up! You may just find some great bottles to give as gifts or to enjoy yourself. See you Saturday!

4240 NW Cary Parkway
Cary, NC 27513

The Wine Merchant website

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5:30 PM17:30

Sono Wine Social Tuesday with Nikki Pletcher

BFR will be pouring some great wines Tuesday December 5th, 2017 at the SONO WINE & SAKE SOCIAL!



Join us as Sono welcomes guests from 5:30pm to 7pm weekly on Tuesday nights for their new Wine & Sake Social – a delicious and casual educational culinary experience. Chef Hyunwoo Kim will serve complimentary sushi and Certified Sake Advisor James Yang and his well-trained team will be on-hand to pour tastings of a wide variety of wines and sakes (5-10) - only $10 for the tasting. Walk-in guests are welcome, as are reservations!

Click here for more info!


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7:00 PM19:00

Guglhupf/ Netzl Wine Dinner

Guglhupf's 6th Annual 

Mushroom & Foraging Wine Dinner

with winemaker Christine Netzl


Tuesday November 7th, 7pm

Please join us as we celebrate fall with our
6th annual Mushroom and Foraging Wine Dinner

Winemaker Christina Netzl will be joining us from Netzl Winery, one of Austria’s top red wine producers. The evening will be filled with Netzl wines, mushrooms, game, and other foraged treasures that make Fall such a special time of year.

Because this is such a popular dinner, any cancellations made after Saturday November 4th at 5pm will be assessed a $25 cancellation fee per person. We understand that plans can change, just notify us in advance so we can give any cancelled seats to people on the waiting list.

Reserve Online or call us at 919.401.2600
$65/pp plus tax & gratuity

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6:00 PM18:00

Meinklang Pizza Box Slice & Sip

Meinklang & Oakwood Pizza Box Slice & Sip

Tuesday November 7th  6:00 PM - Until

ONLY 30 spots available!


The always food-friendly, biodynamic offerings of Austria's Meinklang are joining forces with the fare of Oakwood Pizza Box for a delicious evening of specially-tailored pizza which will vary throughout the event. Four of the estate's wines (as well as their sought-after, signature beer) will be available throughout the evening.

Come meet the winemaker Niklas and pizza-maker Anthony for a fun-filled evening of slices and sipping delicious pizza and wine!

Only 30 seats available!!

For reservations please contact:




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6:15 PM18:15

Southern France Wine Dinner with Importer Frederick Corriher




Mark you calendar for an unforgettable evening of Southern French cuisine and wine pairings. Aix en Provence Executive Chef Nicholas Tarnate has put together a stunning menu to pair with Importer Frederick Corriher's wines. 

The night will start off at 6:15pm with Lelarge-Pugeot Premier Cru Brut Champagne and Hors d'Oeuvres. Dinner starts promptly at 7pm. Hope everyone can make it! See more information below.


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11:00 AM11:00

Trade show at the Bauscher Hepp showroom

We welcome all of the area's wine buyers and restaurant staff members to come to Bauscher Hepp between the hours of 11am and 3pm on Monday August 28th. This is a showcase of the some of the wines we offer to NC restaurants and retailers. There will be a lot to shop for as Bauscher Hepp will be partially set with their products as well. Bauscher Hepp offers fine porcelain plating, service pieces, cutlery, glassware and much more for on-premise accounts. Both companies are based here in Raleigh and believe in quality over quantity making this the perfect pairing. We are excited to show off many value wines, champagnes, madeiras and more. Snacks prepared by Chef Jake Wolf of Capital Club 16 will be served. Hope evening can make it. See you there. -Nikki Pletcher, BFR

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