WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24 • 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Join us for a virtual tasting featuring Phil Long of Longevity Wines. Winemaker/Founder Phil Long of Longevity Wines began his journey making wine in the garage with his wife, Debra. Now with over a decade of winemaking experience, and a list of awards too long to print, Winemaker Phil continues his journey with the goal of always improving. Mr. Long is the President of the Association of African American Vintners (AAAV).
We are thrilled to share two of his wines with you as well as a Q&A session hosted by Angela Thorpe and Taryn Scarborough.
Angela Thorpe works as a public historian by day, amplifying stories around Black history and culture across North Carolina. By night, she is an emerging wine educator with a passion for exploring and sharing how Black people have contributed to the U.S. wine industry over time. She earned her WSET Level 1 in 2020. Her favorite wine is Spanish Tempranillo.
Taryn Scarborough is a Raleigh, NC native who earned her WSET Level 1 in 2019. She has a passion for educating and sharing her joy of wine with others. Taryn works as a project manager in the clinical research industry and loves to travel (pre-COVID) in her spare time. Favorite wine varietal: Sauvignon Blanc
This event is virtual and will be conducted live over Zoom as well as recorded so that participants may revisit the event. Each signup includes 2 full bottles of wine. We hope you will join us!
6:55 p.m - 7:05 p.m. Guests enter; Greetings and Introductions
7:05 p.m - 7:30 p.m. Question + Answer with Phil Long led by Taryn and Angela
7:30 - 8:00 p.m. Tasting led by Phil Long
If you choose Local Delivery, the deliveries will take place on Tuesday, 2/23 or Wednesday, 2/24.
Photos of Phil Long provided by Ron Essex Photography