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German Wine Tasting and Q&A with Super Somm Brent Braun

  • The Nightwood Society 2218 Northeast Broadway Street Portland, OR, 97232 United States (map)

Brent Braun is the wine director at Portland’s finest fine-dining establishment Castagna (though you’ll never see him in a suit) and half the genius behind sibling restaurant OK Omens, where he introduced Portland to the wine shot; (I mean, seriously, it’s about time). Other people think he’s cool too: he was named one of Food & Wine magazine’s sommeliers of the year in 2017 and a Starchef rising star in 2018.

Anywho, the most important thing is that he (like Martin) is one of German wines’ biggest fans. In this Q&A class, Brent will be pouring four German wines that might challenge your perceptions of the region. He’ll also be answering your questions about how to navigate a restaurant wine list and why German wine is so damned underrated—as well as anything else you can think of to ask Portland’s finest wine brains.

As per usual, a glass of unique and delicious (and appropriately German) bubbles will precede our flight of especially selected German wines.

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