National Wine Day falls on Friday this year, right before Memorial Day Weekend. and we can think of no better way for work-weary travel nurses to celebrate than kicking back and sampling a nice glass of pinot noir.
National Wine Day has unclear historical connotations but is intended to celebrate all things wine by popping bottles, tapping kegs and generally enjoying all things wine. Not to be confused with National Wine Drinking Day in February, which is meant to bring awareness to wine’s historical importance in human history and profess its health benefits.
We did some digging and found a few ways you can save a bit of cash during the festivities—so that you can spend it on more wine, of course.
Head to Whole Foods for wine discounts
Whole Foods Market has offered discounts on select wines throughout the month, but on Friday they plan to knock 20 percent of all rosé wines in participating stores, according to a recent press release.
Just make sure you buy enough to share.
Follow #NationalWineDay on Twitter
Twitter users sharing wine memes will reach critical mass on Friday, but among the onslaught of gifs and sassy e-cards, you can find some great deals.
Local vineyards, wineries, bars and other business that distribute your favorite grape-based alcoholic beverage will be sure to tweet out details on discounts, special events and more. You can view all the #NationalWineDay tweets as the reach the Twitter-verse below.
Wine and dine at Texas de Brazil
The national chain famous for traditional Brazilian churrasco cooking is offering $5 glasses of their brand’s private label Chilean wines to celebrate National Wine Day, in participating locations.
Check the Texas de Brazil website to find a location near you.
Find a tasting event at a local winery
Tasting events are a great way to try new, exciting wines, and you don’t have to be a connoisseur to enjoy the experience.
If you can’t find a winery near you through Google, don’t fret. Wine-searcher.com has a full list of wine producers in the U.S., which you can find by clicking here.
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