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Admission for Two or Four to the Grand Tasting on October 5 from the Houston Cellar Classic (Up to 50% Off)

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Guests sip on fine wines and nibble culinary creations from area chefs at the signature event of the 10th-annual Houston Cellar Classic

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Oct 5, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person. Must be 21+ to consume alcohol. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Parking not included. Not valid for resale. Rain or shine. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose Between Two Options

  • $60 for general admission for two (a $100 value)
  • $100 for general admission for four (a $200 value)

On Saturday, October 5, the 9,000-square-foot, European-style digs of The Tasting Room Uptown Park will resound with the clinks of glasses, descriptions of fine varietals, and live music during The Grand Tasting—the signature event of the 10th-annual Houston Cellar Classic. From 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., tastings of up to 100 different wines from the restaurant’s extensive collection will be poured alongside culinary creations from local restaurants, overflowing from the restaurant’s interior into an outdoor patio area. This Groupon grants general admission to the event as well as crystal stemware to take home. Though this year’s restaurant lineup is yet to be finalized, last year’s event featured dishes from local establishments such as The Capital Grille, Fleming’s, and MAX’s Wine Dive. Proceeds from the event benefit the Houston Fire Department and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Houston Cellar Classic

When The Tasting Room's founders Jerry and Laura Lasco organized the first Houston Cellar Classic in 2003, they imagined a handful of local chefs and vintners showcasing their finest creations. Their humble gathering grew quickly, expanding from a one-day affair to a multiple-week series of events. In recent years, individual events have hosted nearly 1,000 people, all eager to sip and sample the finest libations and culinary treats the city has to offer.

Oenophiles from all over the state descend upon Houston ready to sample up to 100 wines from the restaurant's ample bottle collection and extend long-dormant pinkies. Guests also have ample opportunity to satisfy their palates with delectable creations whipped up by chefs representing restaurants throughout the city.


90% of 105 customers recommend

  • “It was a little over crowded and were weren't able to try the wine in the correct order or way it should be sampled. Although the people serving and the wine was a...”

    “It was a little over crowded and were weren't able to try the wine in the correct order or way it should be sampled. Although the people serving and the wine was a great selection. The food and entertainment outside was also very good. Overall I did enjoy myself.”

  • “Great venue, great band, GREAT WINE!! ”

  • “Great event! delicious food and wine! parking was a bit tough and the Tasting room was quite crowded but overall fun time!”

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    Great Uptown

    1101-18 Uptown Park Blvd.

    Houston, TX 77056


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