Events, Classes & Wine Dinners

  • Glass of red wine at Cree

    All Wine Wednesdays

    Every Wednesday, 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Every Wednesday buy any bottle of wine from our extensive inventory and enjoy it on premise at our already low retail prices with no restaurant markups and NO ADDITIONAL CORKAGE FEE! That's a $35 savings!! Start the weekend early, or just unwind with a great bottle perfectly paired with our delicious food in our relaxed modern Wine Bar & Tasting Room. 

    Drop in or make a reservation.

  • Surf & Turf

    Napa Valley Surf & Turf Wine Dinner

    Thursday, March 7, 2024, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    $225 per person plus tax and gratuity

    Executive Chef Andrew Lattanzio is preparing a multi-course Surf & Turf dinner with wines from Napa Valley expertly paired with each course by Chris Cree MW.

    AMUSE
    MUSSELS ESCABECHE
    chorizo, peppers, scallions

    Matthiasson Ribolla Gialla 2020

    FIRST COURSE
    GRILLED SHRIMP
    prosciutto, basil, pineapple

    Calluna Vineyards Estate Blanc 2021

    SECOND COURSE
    MAINE LOBSTER & VEAL CHEEK
    salsify, maitake, spinach

    Arnot-Roberts Chardonnay Watson Ranch 2022

    THIRD COURSE
    STEAK OSCAR
    crab imperial, béarnaise, asparagus

    Robert Foley Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

    DESSERT COURSE

    Wines subject to change

    *We can accommodate substitutions upon request. Please make a note on your reservation or call us.*

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  • Right Bank Bordeaux

    Master Class on Right Bank Bordeaux

    Saturday, March 9, 2024, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

    Ticket Cost - $185 

    Join us for a seated classroom style seminar where Chris Cree will guide you through a tasting and exploration of Bordeaux's Right Bank regions where Merlot-dominant wines shine! These are undoubtedly the most famous and highest quality expressions of Merlot anywhere in the world. Taste through a selection of these wines and find out why.

    Wine Line Up;

    Wines are subject to change 

    Chateau Fontenil Fronsac Rouge 2018
    Ch Cap de Faugeres Castillon Cotes Bordeaux 2015
    La Fleur de Bouard Lalande de Pomerol 2019
    La Gravette de Certan Pomerol 2018
    Le Petit Cheval St Emilion 2018
    Chateau l'Evangile Pomerol 2015
    Troplong Mondot Saint Emilion 2015

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  • Whiskey

    Irish Whiskey Class

    Thursday, March 14, 2024, 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    $60 plus tax and gratuity 

    Join us for a Special Irish Whiskey Class in honor of St. Patrick's Day!

    Irish Whiskey is exploding with new distilleries popping up every year! There is a lot to navigate and discover so let's find some new whiskies worth our attention and time, all while learning about the history of Irish Whiskey and details on each whiskey explained! This is not to be missed!!

    Come discover and taste 4 new, high-quality Irish Whiskies that are made from smaller producers and something you may not find at the average liquor store!  Includes a tasting of four different Irish whiskies and a presentation & discussion lead by our Spirits Director, Tom Anderer DipWSET

    Line-up: 

    1. West Cork Stout Cask Finish Irish Whiskey $34.99
    2. The Whistler PX Cask Finish $54.99
    3. Gelston's 12yr Sherry Cask Finish $69.99
    4. Knappogue Castle Single Malt Irish Whiskey 21 Years Old $224.99


    *Whiskies Subject to Change*

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  • WSET Level 1

    WSET Level 1 in Wines Class

    Tuesday, March 19, 2024 to Tuesday, March 26, 2024, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Course Dates: March 19 & 26, 6:00pm-9:00pm

    Registration Deadline: March 11

    Location: Cree Wine Company

    Welcome to the exciting world of wine! For individuals new to wine study, Celebration Wine Academy's WSET Level 1 in Wine qualification is a perfect place to start your wine journey. This course provides a beginner level, hands-on introduction to the world of wine. It is suitable for those starting a wine career or pursuing an interest in wine. You’ll explore the main types of grape varieties and styles of wine through sight, smell, and taste, while also gaining the basic skills to describe wines accurately and understand food and wine pairings. During this course, you will participate in guided tastings of 10 different wines.

    You will learn about:

    ~ Grape growing and winemaking
    ~ Principal grape varieties
    ~ Primary styles of wine
    ~ How to taste and describe wines
    ~ How to pair food and wine
    ~ Storage and service

    Course Registration

  • Loire Valley

    Loire Valley Walk Around Tasting

    Saturday, March 23, 2024, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

    $65 per person plus tax and gartuity

    The french wine region of the Loire Valley is often overlooked and underappreciated but still makes some of the world's best wines. Join us for a tasting of almost two dozen wines from one of the most diverse wine regions in France. We will be pouring reds, whites and roses made from Muscadet, Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Franc and more. From light and dry to full and fruity to rich and sweet, the Loire Valley has a wine for every palate! Try before you buy! Light hors d'oeuvres will be included.

    Wines to follow. 

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  • Trivia Night

    Trivia Night!

    Wednesday, March 27, 2024, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    After taking a brief hiatus in February, Trivia Night is back in March! Grab your family and friends, form some teams, and have fun!!! We will be running 4 rounds of trivia on general knowledge topics. Winners will earn prizes!

    Dinner is a la carte from our regular menu. It's also Wine Wednesday, so buy a bottle for the table with no corkage fee!

    Doors open at 5:00pm. Trivia start promptly at 6:30pm, so plan to arrive a few minutes early to get in dinner and drink orders before the games begin!

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  • Blind Tasting

    Taste Wine Blind Like A Master!

    Thursday, March 28, 2024, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    $65 per person plus tax and gratuity

    Learn how to taste wines blind like a master! Chris Cree, Master of Wine, shares the tricks of the trade on how to use the deductive process to taste wines blind and identify what you are drinking. Chris will be pouring four premium wines during this class that will not be revealed in advance. Come for the class then stay for dinner!

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  • Whiskey

    Bourbon Master Class

    Thursday, April 11, 2024, 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    Cost TBD

    Join us for a Special Bourbon Class with a presentation & discussion lead by our Spirits Director, Tom Anderer DipWSET!

    Line-up: Coming Soon! Tom is currently hunting for special bottles just for this event! Keep it locked here to see the line-up!!

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  • Bordeaux wines

    Master Class on Left Bank Bordeaux

    Saturday, April 13, 2024, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

    Cost TBD

    Join us for a seated classroom style seminar where Chris Cree will guide you through a tasting and exploration of Bordeaux's Left Bank regions where Cabernet Sauvignon-dominant wines shine! When most people think about the top quality, most prestigious bottlings of Bordeaux wine, they are usually thinking about Left Bank wines. These wines are sourced from areas such as Pauillac, Margaux, St. Estephe, etc. and some are produced by historic classified chateaus whose names are synonymous with the best wines in the world.

    Wines to follow.

    Make a Reservation

  • WSET Level 1

    WSET Level 1 in Wines Class

    Tuesday, April 23, 2024 to Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Course Dates: April 23 & 30, 6:00pm-9:00pm

    Registration Deadline: April 15

    Location: Cree Wine Company

    Welcome to the exciting world of wine! For individuals new to wine study, Celebration Wine Academy's WSET Level 1 in Wine qualification is a perfect place to start your wine journey. This course provides a beginner level, hands-on introduction to the world of wine. It is suitable for those starting a wine career or pursuing an interest in wine. You’ll explore the main types of grape varieties and styles of wine through sight, smell, and taste, while also gaining the basic skills to describe wines accurately and understand food and wine pairings. During this course, you will participate in guided tastings of 10 different wines.

    You will learn about:

    ~ Grape growing and winemaking
    ~ Principal grape varieties
    ~ Primary styles of wine
    ~ How to taste and describe wines
    ~ How to pair food and wine
    ~ Storage and service

    Course Registration