PIER 22 Restaurant, Patio and Catering in downtown Bradenton, a landmark waterfront-dining destination, was built with wine lovers in mind. We specialize in a wide-ranging selection of house-made dishes that emphasize fresh, seasonal ingredients with a matching wine list that has been thoughtfully cultivated in favor of quality and accessibility. We enjoy introducing our guests to labels that they may be unfamiliar with or hesitant to seek out on their own!

We invite you to join us as we take you on a tour around the world featuring our favorite wineries and light bites to complement them.

Wines Around the World: A Tasting + Pairing Series is a 4-week event held in our safe, socially distanced ballroom from January 19 through March 2, 2021. Your $20 ticket includes 4 unique wine samples paired with light hors d'oeuvres. View our itinerary below, and reserve your table at www.pier22.com.

To kick things off, we will head to Europe on Week One, January 19!

European featured wines

Lucien Albrecht, Sparkling Brut, Alsace, France
Castello Banfi, Vermentino, Italy
Vina Mayor, Tempranillo, Spain
Maison Albert Bichot, Beaujolais, France

Hors d'oeuvres menu

Brie and apple crostini
Fresh mozzarella with balsamic glaze
Manchego
Brisket rillettes

The following week, February 2, we are stopping by South America.

South America featured wines

New Age, White Blend, Argentina
Montes, Rose, Chile
Emiliana, Carménère, Chile
The Seeker, Malbec, Argentina

Hors d'oeuvres menu

Spiced ceviche
BBQ pork loin with peach chutney
Grilled eggplant and red pepper
Blue cheese stuffed mushroom

Next, on February 16, we will visit the land Down Under, featuring wines from New Zealand and Australia.

Down Under featured wines

Love Block, Pinot Gris, New Zealand
Dashwood, Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand
Giesen, Pinot Noir, New Zealand
Chateau Tanunda, Shiraz, Australia

Hors d’oeuvres menu

Ahi tuna nacho
Melon mint salad
Mushroom carpaccio
Beef tenderloin crostini

Next, on March 2, we will end our tour with wines from North America!

North America featured wines

Halter Ranch, Rose, California
Substance, Chardonnay, Washington
Chemistry, Pinot Noir, Oregon
Martin Ray, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa, CA

Hors d’oeuvres menu

Salmon carpaccio
Roasted red pepper hummus with grilled baguette
Prosciutto-wrapped asparagus
Dark chocolate truffle

Health & safety

Keeping your safety in mind during COVID-19, tables will be separated by at least 6 feet, and parties will have pre-assigned seats. Masks are recommended to enter and navigate the ballroom.

Ticket & seating information

Tables are available for groups of 2, 4, or 6 people, and tickets must be purchased together to properly arrange the tables. Ticket availability subject to change, and more tables will be released based on demand. For questions or to request a table option not listed here, please email [email protected].

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