Photo by Matthieu Joannon on Unsplash
Photo by Matthieu Joannon on Unsplash

Wine Lovers, This Event at The Hobbit in Orange is Just Your Cup of Tea…or Glass of Wine

Calling All Wine Lovers! This One’s For You

Written By: Ryan Leuteritz Wine Tasting at The Hobbit

What goes better with spring than a chilled glass of wine? Come sample an array of wines at The Hobbit’s Spring Afternoon Wine Tasting on Sunday, May 20. The Hobbit is not only well known for their delicious fare, but also for their extensive wine cellar, containing hundreds of delicious and rare wines. If that’s not enough reason to get your tickets, here’s five more!

Wine Tasting at The Hobbit

*Sips Wine*

With daily sunshine against clear blue skies and flowers blooming in your neighborhood, it’s time to pack away your winter coat! Yes, spring has sprung, which means spending a warm spring day tasting a variety of refreshing wines with your friends!

Wine Tasting at The Hobbit

Perfect Pair

Don’t worry about hunting for your favorite wine—there will be about 40 wines available for tasting. Hors d’oeuvres prepared by Michael Philippi, owner and executive chef of The Hobbit, will be including menu favorites like their paté, artichoke dip, French sandwiches and many more!


Don’t Break the Bank

When all is said and done, wine-tasting trips can cost hundreds of dollars, while only offering a few interesting wines to try. At The Hobbit’s Spring Afternoon Wine Tasting, you’ll be able to taste a wide variety of wines and expertly crafted hors d’oeuvres for only $58 per person!

Do Some Good

When you buy a ticket to the tasting, you’ll not only be spending your Sunday afternoon tasting exquisite wines at The Hobbit’s beautiful location in Orange, but you’ll also be supporting a worthy cause. A portion of the afternoon’s proceeds will go directly to Alzheimer’s Orange County, an organization that provides free programs and services for local families affected by Alzheimer’s and dementia. “My mother had Alzheimer’s. I had partnered with Alzheimer’s OC to get information, and we decided when we were going to do our afternoon tasting it would be perfect to include Alzheimer’s OC. A portion of the ticket sales go to Alzheimer’s  OC, and we will do a silent auction with different donated items, and then my wine vendors usually donate a magnum size bottle of wine to be auctioned off,” said Co-Owner Debra Philippi.


Discounted Drinks

With all these wines to try, you’re bound to find at least one bottle, or two or three, that you’ll want to take home with you. Thankfully, The Hobbit is providing a special offer during the event that includes a discount on bottles of wine purchased throughout the afternoon. All you need to do is order your favorites at The Hobbit and pick them up from the restaurant when they’re ready! “We have 5 different vendors and we end up with 40 different wines and they’re all great. Vendors are donating time and their wine, so that customers can purchase the wine at a discounted price,” added Philippi.


*Since publication this event has been sold out, but keep your eyes open for their upcoming events.

The Hobbit
2932 E Chapman Ave
Orange, CA 92869

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