The 19th Annual East Side Wine Tasting is the perfect way to celebrate our Centennial with us. Join us for an evening of wine, food, spectacular views and entertainment! On Thursday, May 14th, East Side Neighborhood Services will host its annual East Side Wine Tasting at Nicollet Island Pavilion. Tickets and proceeds benefit the many programs of East Side Neighborhood Services.
An Array of Fine Wines
River Liquor Store and Surdyk's will provide a variety of wines for the East Side Wine Tasting from many regions including: Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Zinfandel, Chianti, Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz, Riesling, Syrah, Sangiovese and many more. A selection of micro brews, spirits and alcohol-free options are also available for sampling. Taste wines you've never tried, enjoy some of your favorites, and have your questions answered by the experts.
Famous East Side Cuisine
Minneapolis is home to a variety of exciting ethnic and classic American restaurants, cafes, coffee houses and caterers. Samples from eateries such as Surdyk's Liquor & Cheese Shop, Kafe' 421, Zakia Deli, Elsie's, Red Table Meat Co., Lone Grazer Creamery, Stanley's, NE Bulldog and Granite City will enhance your wine tasting experience.
Bid on fabulous items from fine jewelry to sports equipment. Choice items such as restaurant and entertainment certificates, sport suites and tickets, recreation and vacation packages, original art and more. The East Side Wine Tasting silent auction raises additional funds that provide the opportunity to support East Side Neighborhood Services programs that strengthen the community of Northeast Minneapolis. We thank our many donors that provide us with goods and services.
Free parking at De LaSalle High School (shuttle provided to the pavilion) is available. Also available is street parking and pay parking at River Place and St. Anthony Main.
Tickets- Wine Tasting, $45 ($50 at the door) include wine, food and entertainment. Purchase tickets at River Liquor Store, 2435 Marshall Street NE, Surdyk's at 303 East Hennepin Avenue, at East Side Neighborhood Services, 1700 Second Street NE or by purchasing tickets online.