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More Than Turkey-Sipstirs and Darien Library

November 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Virtual Wine Tasting with the Darien Library
More Than Turkey:
Exploring Wine & Food Pairings for Thanksgiving
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With so many dishes on the Thanksgiving menu, selecting a wine can be overwhelming. David Wagner, Proprietor of Sipstirs will guide you with your holiday wine selection. He will be joined by Mary Taylor, wine importer who will share her wealth of knowledge and top picks.

Reed Collyer, Owner of Collyer Catering will share her culinary wisdom and help you reimagine the holiday classics.
Even though the holidays may look a little different this year, it is important to make friends and family feel special, no matter if you are 6 feet apart or 60,000 miles apart. You will leave this event with a list of wines, ideas for appetizers, and ready to toast to good things!

About the Presenters
David M. Wagner, Proprietor of Sipstirs– has over 15 years experience in the industry both as an importer/supplier and wholesaler/distributor; now a retailer. David has a wonderful business philosophy and makes sure that he is educated on each of his products- “nothing hits the shelves without us tasting.” Treating clients as honored guests defines the business approach of Sipstirs.

Mary Taylor created Mary Taylor Wine to make wines accessible to everyone, she wants everyone to know that you do not need to be a serious wine expert to experience the kind of honest, authentic wines that the Europeans have been enjoying for centuries. Mary lives in Brooklyn and is an avid explorer, crisscrossing Europe multiple times per year in search of that next great “story in a bottle.”

Reed Collyer, owner of Collyer Catering has been in the catering industry for over 30 years. Reed deeply believes in hand-crafting nearly everything that leaves her kitchen. Whether the event is a casual family BBQ or a benefit gala for 600 guests, Reed ensures that she works directly with each client, creating a memorable experience from start to finish.

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