Date(s) - August 5, 2020
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
“A five-star experience” – Food & Wine magazine
“An oenophile wizard” – Washington Post
“Renowned in wine circles” – The Guardian
Join renowned wine author, speaker, and tv host Mark Oldman for this highly informative, fun, and unbiased virtual tasting revealing delicious, cost-effective alternatives to Champagne. The webinar is one hour and offered at the affordable ‘pandemic price’ of $20.
Bring your own bottle, OR taste along with the exact wines that Mark will be presenting (though this is not a prerequisite). The three wines are available for purchase at Wine.com:
Wine 1: Argyle Brut 2015 ($25)
Wine 2: Mirabella Brut Rose Franciacorta NV ($28)
Wine 3: Pederzana Gibe Lambrusco Grasparossa di Castelvetro 2017 ($17)
Shipping typically takes two days but can be longer for certain destinations. There are date-specific delivery options for your shipment on the final page of check out.
PLEASE NOTE: Mark’s virtual tastings fill to capacity quickly, so if you are interested, please register ASAP. Registration is required to participate. After registering at Eventbrite, attendees will be emailed a Zoom access link to enter the webinar.
For the latest on Mark, please visit his website.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
HOW DOES THE WEBINAR WORK?
At the scheduled webinar time and date, you will enter a virtual classroom via the Zoom link provided. Mark will present the topic in his trademark style that Bon Appétit calls “winespeak without the geek”. At the end of the session there will be a 15 minute Q&A.
HOW LONG WILL IT LAST?
Each webinar is approximately an hour, including 15 minutes of Q&A at the end.
DO I NEED TO BUY THE WINES PRESENTED?
No, you are free to bring your own bottle or just watch. If you’d like to taste along with the exact wines that Mark will be presenting (though this is not a prerequisite), Mark has partnered with Wine.com to make these easily wines available for purchase through the links above.
IF I PURCHASE THE WINES, HOW LONG DO THEY TAKE TO ARRIVE?
Wine.com shipping typically takes two days within the continental United States but can be longer for certain destinations. There are date-specific delivery options for your shipment on the final page of check out. If you have any questions about your wine purchase, you can chat live with a Wine.com specialist when you are on that site.
WHAT IF MY WINE DOES NOT ARRIVE IN TIME?
We are doing our best to post about new events at least a week in advance of the webinar. Alerts will be in the Mark Oldman newsletter (sign up at the top of the page here) and on Mark’s social media. And Mark has taken pains to choose excellent wines that Wine.com stocks in sufficient quantities and can ship quickly.
There is a small chance that shipping during this pandemic can encounter delays. In the unlikely event that your wine does not arrive in time from Wine.com, you can enjoy the wines in the days after the webinar, brimming as you will be with your newfound knowledge. We assume no liability for the timing of wine shipping.
WHAT TECHNOLOGY IS NEEDED FOR THE WEBINAR?
You will need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. At least a day before the webinar, your Zoom confirmation email will include a a link and details on how to join the Zoom webinar.
HOW DO I ENTER THE WEBINAR?
At least a day before the webinar, you will be sent a Zoom Webinar link to the email address you provided when purchasing your ticket, along with a meeting ID. By clicking on the link, you will automatically be prompted to open Zoom and join the class. Everyone is encouraged to join the class a few minutes early to ensure that you have a good connection with Zoom.
DO I NEED A ZOOM ACCOUNT TO PARTICIPATE?
No, you will not need to register for a Zoom account to join. Simply click to “Join the webinar” via in the link provided. You will be prompted to download and install the Zoom app. Once downloaded, open the Zoom program you will need to give Zoom access to your computer/phone microphone and camera. When you are ready to join the webinar select “Join with Video” and “Join Audio” buttons in the bottom left corner of the Zoom application.
WHAT IS THE REFUND POLICY?
All ticket sales are final. We do not offer refunds or exchanges.
IS THERE A WAITLIST IF THE EVENT IS SOLD OUT?
No, sadly Zoom does not provide this capability yet.
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HOW TO I STAY ABREAST OF FUTURE MARK OLDMAN EVENTS?
Sign up for the Mark Oldman newsletter in the “Subscribe” box at the top of this page.
Please drink responsibly. This virtual tasting is open only to those 21-years-of-age and older. By registering for any Mark Oldman event, you agree to assume any risk that is associated with participating in the event and release Wetakem LLC and its representatives from any and all claims of injury, damage, and loss that may be as a result of participation.