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Master sommelier to open wine bar

Scott Harper, one of two Master Sommeliers in Louisville, and one of fewer than 150 such in the United States, has announced plans to open a wine bar in the former Papalino’s Pizza location at 3598 Springhurst Rd. Harper, who runs the wine program at the Bristol Bar & Grille organization, and also writes about wine for Food & Dining magazine, will partner with others at Bristol for the new enterprise, though the new wine bar will not be officially affiliated with the Bristol group. Continue reading Master sommelier to open wine bar

Bristol wine tasting to benefit wounded veteran

 Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. Bristol Bar & Grille’s Master Sommelier Scott Harper will lead a wine tasting at the Sheraton Louisville Riverside, 700 W. Riverside Dr., Jeffersonville. Harper will provide an expert’s guide to wine tasting leading guests through the flavor nuances of wines from Napa Valley, Italy and France, highlighting how climate and region affect each type.

The event will benefit an injured Marine through the United States Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment and Sotherly Foundation, the philanthropic effort of the Sheraton’s parent company.   Continue reading Bristol wine tasting to benefit wounded veteran

Bristol wine class to study Napa vineyards

One of Louisville’s treasures, Master Sommelier and Certified Wine Educator Scott Harper, who also happens to be the corporate wine and beverage director of all the Bristol Bar & Grilles around town, will present a three-session course on the wines of the Napa Valley of California at the Downtown Bristol Bar & Grille, 614 W. Main St. Continue reading Bristol wine class to study Napa vineyards

2 special events to feature Bourbon, S. American wines

Those savvy and in-the-know about the value of the special wine, beer or whisky-focused events that restaurants around town schedule periodically will be sure to hop on to one or both of the offerings coming up later in February. You can chase off those winter whim-whams with a Bourbon dinner at Down One Bourbon Bar or learn about the wines of Chile and Argentina in a three-week series of talks and tastings at the Bristol Downtown. Continue reading 2 special events to feature Bourbon, S. American wines