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JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT AVAILABLE WINE CLASS ON 2/21

Grenache

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Santé!

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 hello@josephineoldtown.com

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HOURS

 

THURSDAY & SATURDAY FROM 5 · 11

 

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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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Wine Class :

Grenache- 2/21

Grenache Noir is a well-known red grape native to the Southern Rhône Valley. It is grown all across the southern part of France and part of many very important red and rosé wines of these regions. But Grenache's story doesn't end there -- genetic variations of Grenache Noir include Grenache Gris and Grenache Blanc, two lighter skinned grapes used for the production of white wines! In this class, we will taste wines from all Grenache variations from France.

Wine Class :

Sustainable, Organic, and

Biodynamic Agriculture- 2/28

Sustainable, Organic, and Biodynamic agriculture are all styles of farming that are considered more ecologically responsible. These practices are growing in popularity both with farmers and consumers in the wine industry and they are proving to result in richer, more concentrated wines.

Deluxe Wine Class :

Northern Rhône Valley- 3/13

The Northern Rhône Valley produces some of the finest wines in the world. Syrah calls the steep, rocky hills of the valley home, and makes up the perfectly elegant and powerful styles such as Cornas, Crozes-Hermitage, Cote Rotie, and Hermitage. Additionally, the rich, savory white wines made from Marsanne, Roussanne, and Viognier in this region are emulated around the world. When we last did a Rhône Valley wine class, there were multiple styles that we could not include due to the budget of the class. In this class, we will focus on Northern Rhône and pull out some seriously fine wines to showcase some of the best it has to offer.

Wine Class :

French Sauvignon Blanc- 3/20

Sauvignon Blanc is incredibly sensitive to its growing environment. This extremely popular grape can produce wines defined by a savory minerality, rich herbaceous quality, or even a juicy tropical fruit character! Join us for a casual seated wine class where we will discuss what affects the flavor of Sauvignon Blanc while tasting six distinct Sauvignon Blancs from across France.

Wine Class :

Pinot Noir- 3/27

Pinot Noir is one of the absolute most popular red grapes in the world, and the wines is produces in its hometown of Burgundy are some of the most elegant, expensive, and finest wines on the market. But Burgundey isn't the only region producing incredible Pinot Noir wines. There are plantings of Pinot Noir in almost every corner of France with varying flavor profiles, styles, and pricepoints.

Wine Classes
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