Sommeliers recommend that you swirl a glass of wine and inhale its bouquet before throwing it in the face of your enemy. Enjoy pleasures that are worth the wait with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options at Waikiki Wine Closet
- $39 for a wine tasting for two with two $15 vouchers toward the purchase of any wine that is being tasted (a $90 value)
- $69 for a wine tasting for four with four $15 vouchers toward the purchase of any wine that is being tasted (a $180 value)
- $299 for a private wine-tasting party for up to 20 (a $600 value)
During tastings at the boutique shop, owned and operated by a father and son who hail from the vineyard-speckled land of California, visitors sip and swirl five to seven types of wine, all of which retail for $30–$75 a bottle. Meats, cheeses, dips, and breads accompany the varietals, each of which patrons can try up to two times. Each person receives a $15 voucher toward the purchase of any bottled wine that was tasted, as well as 15% off any additional bottles from the tasting; these vouchers may not be combined. Before leaving, tasters can peruse Waikiki Wine Closet's inventory for bottles of wine from all over the world ($9.99+) and craft beer ($3.50+) to take home. Tastings take place on Saturdays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Alternatively, private parties are available for groups of 10–20 people. Participant can taste eight different bottles of wine—typically six reds and two whites—though the selection may be altered. Meats, cheeses, dips, and breads are also served.
Waikiki Wine Closet
At the boutique wine shop Waikiki Wine Closet, owned and operated by a father and son who hail from the vineyard-speckled land of California, varietals from around the world line the shelves. Coolers are filled with large bottles of craft beers such as Chimay and Duvel, as well as six-packs from the likes of Lagunitas and Hoegaarden. Waikiki Wine Shop also stocks fine spirits, including whiskey and the ghost of Humphrey Bogart.