$45 – $100

9th Annual Kent Wine Tastings for The Kent Land Trust

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R.T. Facts Design & Antiques Gallery at Kent Barns

8 Old Barn Rd

Kent, CT 06757

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"The Spirit of Mexico" Friday March 29th, 7:00 - 9:00 PM. Reserve online, Space limited. $100.00

It’s an agave explosion! Seldom do the Wall Street Journal, Wine Spectator, New York Times and just about every bar professional (worth their salt) agree. Mezcal is on fire!

Join Diane Meier as she opens her "party barn" to celebrate one of her passions; all things Mezcal. Diane will be joined by two well-known "Meszcalero's" Adam Schulman and Matt Barcewicz. This lively event is perfect If you are new to this spirit and it's inumerable cocktail possibilities or, just beginning to explore this magical category and the culture that surrounds it.

Between different producers, different states and even different varietals of agave our Mezcalero's will make this unpacking fun. Join us for some light bites and libations as we explore one of the best spirits on the planet Kent "at the barn".

2018 Spring Wine Tasting

"Tasting Jerez" with Robert Colopy Saturday March 30th, 3:00 - 5:00 PM Tasting + Spring Tasting Preview. Limited to twenty guests. $100.00

We’ve never been shy about bucking the trends and and in the case of Sherry we’re willing to bet that you’ll be wowed, as will those joining this years Mezcal@ the barn tasting.

Each year we offer 20 guests to experience a unique and fabulous tasting and early bird Tasting + Preview of The Spring Tasting prior to General Admission and this year we continue the string of drinks all-stars. We will sample delicious and rare sherry wines from Gonzales Byass.

Do not miss Robert Colopy. Robert is one of the most informed and engaging people we know. In this case the subject is Sherry, revered in the rest of the world and ignored in US. About Sherry said the legendary wine writer Hugh Johnson; "the variety, quality and craft makes it the best wine on the face of the earth." High praise indeed.

This a perfect aperitif for the 9th Annual Tasting Held at R.T. Facts Design & antiques Gallery at 5:00 PM. Their cellars in Jerez represent some of rarest and finest wines in existence with over 70,000 barrels held underground in Jerez, some dating back over one hundred years!

About Robert Colopy; Bob has imported cutting edge Spanish wine, was the portfolio manager for the benchmark Italian Locasio Selections, has bought, sold or drank anything important, cool or just delicious over the past forty years. Most importantly Bob has a amazing reservoir of knowledge he imparts with humor and grace.
In his capacity as Sherry Ambassador and New England Market Manager for Gonzalez Byass of Jerez de la Frontera Robert will lead you through an entertaining and enlightning tasting of the extraordinary range Sherry wine has to offer.

In addition, "Preview" tasting guests can browse the Gallery prior to the "Spring Tasting" General Admission at 5:00 PM.

"9th Annual Kent Wine Spring Tasting" Hosted by R.T. Facts Design & Antiques Saturday March 30th, 5:00 - 7:30 PM $45.00

Now a Kent tradition, the 8th Annual "Spring Tasting" will be held in a relaxed "walk-around" format in the beautiful R.T. Facts Design & Antiques Gallery. Track your favorite wines with a detailed Wine Guide as you stroll the spacious seven thousand square-foot gallery. Casual walk-around style.

Washington State wines explored.

A tangible sign of spring- The Kent Wine Spring Wine Tasting to benefit The Kent Land Trust

Selections will run from modest to mad!

"Hands-down, the best wine tasting I do each year!" -Michael K., NYC

Generously Hosted by;

RT Facts Design & Antiques at Kent Barns Gallery


Where do I go for...

1. Spirit of Mexico Mezcal Tasting- 278 Kent Cornwall Road Kent CT, off street parking.

2. Tasting Jerez with Robert Colopy- Ober Gallery Kent Barns Kent CT

3. 9th Annual Spring Tasting hosted by R.T. Facts Design & Antiques- 8 Old Barn Road Kent Barns Kent CT

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

Yes, all attendees must be 21 years or older.

I registered online so do I need to bring a printout?

Not required. Simply give the name you reserved under and the number of guests in your party.

Can I pay by check?

Yes. Please contact us for details.

Where do the proceeds go?

The proceeds from this event and the Kent Wine & Spirit donation your wine purchases at this event go directly to The Kent Land Trust. In the past eight years Kent Wine & Spirit has raised and donated over $120,000.00 for the Kent Land Trust.

What do I need to bring?

A thirst for discovery and fun as we cast out winter.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Questions? Call 860-927-3033 or email tasting@kentwine.com

See the latest event updates on the Kent Wine & Spirit Facebook page.


KLT Barn in Kent

The Kent Land Trust protects Northwest Connecticut’s natural beauty and wildlife through land preservation, responsible land management, public outreach, education and research. We are a volunteer organization with a Board of seventeen Kent residents.

KLT receives Land Trust Excellence Award KLT received the National Award for Land Trust Excellence! The award recognized KLT's community service, highlighting the protection of the 263 acre East Kent Hamlet Nature Preserve.

Bull Mountain Preserve Trail Map View from Bull Mountain Homestead Trail, Tobin Preserve

Last year KLT increased opportunities for public enjoyment by opening two new trails. The Homestead Trail in the Audrey and Robert Tobin Preserve highlights cultural and natural features associated with the former farm on the Purple Rim Road. The Bull Mountain Preserve trail traverses quiet backwoods to a lookout with stunning views of South Kent and the Womenshenuk Valley.

Group hike in East Kent Hamlet Full moon hike serenade Wonder of nature - Tobin Preserve

KLT plans a full program of fun public events in 2017 – visit our website for trail maps, schedules and information. And get involved!

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Kent, CT 06757

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