Stuck at home and miss the pleasure of culinary tastings? You’re not alone. But who says that social distancing can’t be virtually fun and gourmet?
South Street hotspot Jet Wine Bar recently announced a fun and creative way for all wine aficionados to spice up their daily quarantine, and it’s going to be extra tasty. Those looking to make their day extra special can indulge in JWB’s new free and virtual wine consultations from General Manager and sommelier Nick Baitzel. Baitzel regularly uses his knowledge to curate the rotating wine lists at Jet Wine Bar, and with the establishment regularly being called Philly’s own “global vineyard,” it’s safe to say he really knows his stuff.
No matter what you’re cooking up during your time self-isolating, whether it’s a full-fledged Italian feast, a low-key vegetarian dinner or maybe even just a smorgasbord of your favorite snacks, Baitzel will be able to clue you in on the best wine to pair with your food via phone (215-735-1116), email (nick@) or through Jet Wine Bar’s DM’s (@jetwinebar).
Or if you’re looking to just stock up on your wine supplies, Jet also has you covered on that front as well. According to a release, during the mandated restaurant and bar closures, Jet Wine Bar will be offering a diverse list of wines ranging from $15-$50 for pre-order pick-up from noon to 7 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Those hours are also when Baitzel will be answering questions via Jet Wine Bar’s DMs.
A few highlighted bottled wine options for pickup from Jet include Blanc de Blancs Field Blend, Finkes Widow (California, 2017 for $34), Chardonnay, Lindemans Bin 65 (Australia, 2019 for $15), Pedro Ximenez, Vina Mayu (Veneto, Italy, 2018 for $20), Grenache Blanc, Bosman Family Vineyards (Western Cape, South Africa, 2016 for $42), Sauvignon Blanc, Dark Horse (California, 2018 for $18), Grenache Rosé, La Tour de Gatigne (Languedoc, France, 2018 for $22), Macabeo-Trepat, Sant Pere d’Ambigats (Conca de Barbera, Spain, 2018 for $38), Cabernet Sauvignon, Lindemans Bin 45 (Australia, 2018 for $15), Zweigelt-Pinot Noir and Arndorfer Vorgeschmack (Niederosterreich, Austria, 2017 for $39.) A full list is available on Jet’s website.
Options also range from a variety of canned wine selections from California and New York offered in 4-packs or single picks, batches of spiced red sangria (1 pint for $12) and for all those who prefer beer, there will also be a few canned options being offered from a variety of popular breweries as well.
For more information on Jet Wine Bar (1525 South St.) visit jetwinebar.com