Photo: Scott Fischer 2022

Daily Beer & Wine Tastings

For Discerning Tastes

VIP Tasting Package *NEW*

Treat your special someone to a VIP day with Wine (or Beer) and Gifts at Scarborough Renaissance Festiva!

  • (2) Single Day Adult Admission Tickets (person 13+)
  • (2) Tickets to a Wine or Beer Tasting Event on the date of your choosing. (dates/times based on availability)
  • (1) $25 Gift Certificate for Scarborough Souvenirs

Tickets to a Wine or Beer Tasting Event on the date chosen during the 2023 season – must be 21+ to participate – no one under 21 permitted at the event.

Gift Certificate valid through May 29, 2023. You will receive individual receipts for each item.
No refunds or exchanges.

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Flynn’s Wine Tasting Event

Explore wines from across the world at the Vinery behind the Cat & Fiddle tavern (Near the Joust Arena) with sailor Flynn Markley!

Hosted at 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm by a Certified Sommelier, you’ll taste your way through the making, history and art of wine. Learn how to taste wine, pair wine and food, and laugh your way through the most fun you’ve had while learning.

Each tasting features six wines, a fruit and cheese plate to enjoy at your table, and a commemorative wine glass as your souvenir.

Our wine tastings are for ages 21 and up (no minors present during the show) and seating is limited.

  • Online: $30 (Plus Fees)
  • Gate Price: $35 (Tax Included)

Get Your Tickets Early – Tastings WILL Sell Out!

If tickets are sold out online – there may still be tickets available at the Cat & Fiddle Tavern on the day of your visit. Please check with the Cat & Fiddle upon your arrival.

2023 Wine Themes
April 8 & 9, 2023: Wines of Spain
April 15 & 16, 2023: Wines of Italy
April 22 & 23, 2023: Wines of the New World
April 29 & 30, 2023: Building Block Blinds
May 6 & 7, 2023: Wines of France
May 13 & 14, 2023: Wines of Germany
May 20 & 21, 2023: Wines Down Under
May 27, 28, & 29, 2023: Flynn’s Favorites

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Seamus’ Beer Tasting Event

If beer is your thing, join Scarborough’s own Certified Cicerone®, Seamus Norwood, as he guides you through how to taste beer, it’s making, pairing it with food, and fun historical facts about this most popular libation.

Sometimes funny, often bawdy, and always educational, Seamus hosts at the Village Green at Noon and 3:00 pm, with a new theme and new beer selection every weekend. You will also receive food to pair with your beer, and a commemorative souvenir glass.

Our beer tastings are for ages 21 and up (no minors present during the show) and seating is limited.

 

  • Online: $30 (Plus Fees)
  • Gate Price: $35 (Tax Included)

Get Your Tickets Early – Tastings WILL Sell Out!

If tickets are sold out online – there may still be tickets available at the Village Green on the day of your visit. Please check with the Village Green upon your arrival.

2023 Beer Themes
April 8 & 9, 2023: Beers of Texas
April 15 & 16, 2023: Beers of Belgium
April 22 & 23, 2023: Beers of the New World
April 29 & 30, 2023: Some Like it Dark
May 6 & 7, 2023: Beer Styles of the Celtic Isles
May 13 & 14, 2023: Beers of Germany
May 20 & 21, 2023: Blind Date
May 27, 28, & 29, 2023: Seamus Suggests

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