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Deluxe Wine Class Bordeaux: The Start of the Blend Trend

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Welcome to Bar Jo! Our hidden eight seat bar at the top of the stairs at Josephine is the perfect hideaway for champagne and cocktail lovers alike. Bar Jo boasts a menu of glasses of sparkling wine, a daily rotating magnum bottle for specialty pours, rotating cocktails, traditional absinthe service, and a small bites menu great for soaking up champagne. Keep an eye on the calendar for exclusive classes and events!


To find Bar Jo, please inquire at the host stand once you arrive; we're all the way at the top of the staircase and through the Lounge. Seating is first come first serve in both Bar Jo and the Lounge. For private dining inquiries or to book the bar, please email

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Wine Class


We'll be hosting French wine classes with NRG Wine Director, Erin Dudley, on Wednesdays from 6-7 at Bar Jo. These are ticketed guided tastings with 6 wines, a paired cheese plate, and the opportunity to purchase all wines tasted. Tickets are available through Eventbrite. See the full dates and info below.

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Deluxe Wine Class - Bordeaux:

The Start of the Blend Trend - 12/6


For those of us who love bold, rich red wines that can age for decades, Bordeaux is the center of the wine world. Homeland to some of the most popular red grapes in the world, such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and even Malbec, Bordeaux has been at the front of the red wine scene for centuries!

Deluxe Reserve - The Best of France:

From Grand Crus to First Growths - 12/13


You requested it, so we're finally doing it. That's right, at this wine class we will be breaking into some of our finest wines at Josephine including First Growth Bordeaux's and Grand Cru Burgundies! If you take a look at our wine list at Josephine, you'll notice some wines that we would call collector items. These are wines that are sold at auctions for hundreds, and sometimes thousands of dollars. It's not every day we get to open these wines, but it's the holiday season, and we are ready to share some of this prestige!

Deluxe Wine Class - Champagne:

Unbeatable Sparkling Wines - 12/20

"I only drink Champagne on two occasions, when I am in love and when I am not." – Coco Chanel

"In victory, you deserve Champagne. In defeat, you need it." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Champagne is the one thing that gives me zest when I'm tired." –Brigitte Bardot

"Only the unimaginative can fail to find a reason for drinking Champagne." –Oscar Wilde

"My only regret in life is that I didn't drink enough Champagne." –John Maynard Keynes

“Wine gives one ideas, whereas Champagne gives one strategies." - Roman Payne

"A single glass of Champagne imparts a feeling of exhilaration. The nerves are braced; the imagination is stirred; the wits become more nimble." - Winston Churchill

Need we say more?

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