Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Join Princeton alumni from across the country in a delightful tour of sparkling wines led by Certified Sommelier Lisa Drakeman *88, h’35.

Thursday, April 4th, 2023, 5:00 PM PT

RSVP deadline is Tuesday, March 31st. Zoom link will be sent automatically after registration.


We’ll be exploring a selection of sparkling wines from across the world. A fellow Tiger will lead the tasting! Lisa Drakeman *88 h’35 S*88 P’02 is a Certified Sommelier who holds a Wine and Spirits Education Trust Diploma with Merit and is a Certified Specialist of Wine. She is also the President of the Princeton Club of Hilton Head and on the Princeton University Alumni Council.

The wines for the tasting should be available locally, as well as from wine.com or b-21.com:

1. André Clouet Grande Réserve Bouzy ($35)
2. Juvé & Camps Cava Gran Reserva de la Familia Brut Nature 2017 ($18)
3. Scharffenberger Brut Rosé Excellence ($26)
4. La Marca Prosecco Rosé ($14 – 750ml, $6 – 187ml)

Alternates (if you can’t find one of the above wines or prefer to substitute):

1. Nino Franco Rustico Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore 2019 ($23)
2. Jansz Premium Rosé ($27)
3. Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve ($45)
4. Nicolas Feuillatte Réserve Exclusive Rosé Champagne ($39)
Pairing ideas: In addition to more classical pairings, fried chicken or potato chips pair splendidly with sparkling wine!
Event co-hosted by the Princeton Club of Northern California, the Princeton Club of Hilton Head, Princeton Alumni of New York City, Princeton Alumni of New England, the Princeton Club of St. Louis, and the Association of Princeton Graduate Alumni.