- Courtesy Of Dedalus Wine Shop, Market & Wine Bar
- Master sommelier Dustin Wilson giving a wine tasting at Dedalus Wine Shop, Market & Wine Bar
For its annual meet-the-maker extravaganza, Burlington's Dedalus Wine Shop, Market & Wine Bar heads next door to the AO Glass warehouse. With tasting glasses in hand, drinkers stroll from table to table, taking in wine origin stories and sips of hard-to-find vintages from an international array of visiting winemakers and importers. Lush displays of cheeses, cured meats and other pairing snacks from Great Northern chef Frank Pace provide sustenance between stops. Drink something you like? Note it on the printed buyer's guide and order a bottle or case before you head out. Your holiday table will thank you.
Cosmic Wine: Saturday, December 1, 7-9 p.m., AO Glass, Burlington. $45, preregister. Info, 865-2368, dedaluswine.com.
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Wreath and Brew: Brewery visitors sip fresh pints and get crafty with evergreen boughs, wire and ribbons; entry price includes one DIY wreath and one beer. Saturday, December 1, noon-3 p.m., Red Barn Brewing, Danville. $20. Info, redbarnbrewingvt.com.
Mini Holiday Market: Holiday shoppers peruse gifts by local artisans over snacks and cocktails from Juniper and hot chocolate by Lake Champlain Chocolates. Fridays through December 14, 5-8 p.m., Hotel Vermont, Burlington. Cost of food and drink. Info, 651-0080, hotelvt.com.
Inndulgence Tour: Twelve southern Vermont inns channel the holiday spirit with a tasting trail featuring wintry displays and warming snacks. Proceeds benefit the local food shelf. Saturday, December 1, and Sunday, December 2, noon-5 p.m., various locations, Okemo Valley. $15-20. Info: 226-7744, facebook.com/inndulgencetour.