Wine, Wit and Wisdom continues this summer at Colonial Willamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg’s popular Wine, Wit and Wisdom series continue this summer with tastings of wines paired with products from local farmers and purveyors.

Colonial Williamsburg Executive Chef Rhys Lewis and his colleagues explore the wines of a particular region at each session. Here’s the schedule:

“From the Vineyard to the Sea,” June 8.  Featuring white wines from three of the world’s great coastal wine regions.

“A Sparkling Experience,” July 13. Celebrates American Independence with the sparkle of bubbles.

“Waiting to Catch a Cab?” Sept. 14. Introduces Cabernet Sauvignons from different parts of the globe.

Beer lovers can join in the fun as well as Williamsburg Lodge Executive Chef Anthony Frank and his colleague Ken Clasen present beers from around the world with pairings that enhance their flavors. Here’s the schedule:

“Good for What Ales You,” May 25. Provides a look at how beer, food and merriment contribute to a healthy lifestyle.

“Wheat, Weisse and Weizen,” June 22. Explores American breweries that produce classic Bavarian beers.

“Summer Sunshine and American Brews,” July 27. Studies the American microbrew summer ales revolution.

“Ice Cream Floats,” Sept. 28. Introduces beer lovers to the unexpected pleasure of suspending ice cream in stout beers.

Wine, Wit and Wisdom and Pints and Pairings take place from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Williamsburg Lodge, 310 S. England St., Williamsburg. Tickets are $45.50, including tax and gratuity, and are required by calling

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