Phil’s Wine Lounge is happy to announce the return of their popular sommelier series on May 22nd. With their successful run with guest sommeliers that showcased the talents of many of Houston’s top sommeliers, Phil’s sommelier Vanessa Trevino Boyd is now gearing up for summer with four new dates featuring four dates.

Beginning May 22nd, Phil’s Wine Lounge will host a series of intimate tastings every other Wednesday from 6:00-7:30 p.m. that will encompass a variety of subjects pertaining to our favorite libation. With an array of wines being featured at each tasting, there will be something that will appease every palate. Space will be limited, for reservations please contact


May 22nd: Everything’s Coming Up Rose: A Wine for the Times ‘Tis the season for pink! Last year we couldn’t have been more successful in our offering of 15 Rose wines by the glass. Come celebrate again with us in our exploration of the refreshing world of dry Rose.

June 5th: Introduction to Blind Tasting: What Am I Drinking? Meet up with other wine lovers to learn and practice the art of blind tasting using deductive reasoning techniques based on the five senses. Discover how utilizing what you already know about wine can help remove your blindfold!

June 19th: Wine-Inspired Cocktails with Laurie Sheddan & Leslie Ross of Ladies of Libation. Join two acclaimed mistresses of the cocktail go beyond sangria as the uncover the secrets to using wine in cocktails. You’ll never look back!

July 3rd: Contemporary Women Winemakers: Les Femmes Fatales. Come taste a few well-crafted wines from some of the most talented winemakers around the world—who just happen to be women! From Champagne to Oregon Pinot Noir and beyond.

July 24th: Sommeliers-turned-Winemakers: Turning the Corner. It seems for every ten Sommeliers there’s one that decides to try their hands at winemaking. Here we’ll check out what some restaurant people from around the country are churning out in the vineyard. Pinot Noir, Syrah, Chardonnay—Sommeliers have their hands in everything.

Location: Phil’s Wine Lounge, 1800 Post Oak Blvd

Cost: $40; includes cheese plate.


Information provided by Katherine Ross, STUDIO Communications.

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