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WineUp Presents “WineUp and Start Up”

May 8, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

If you have ever felt lost looking over a wine list with unknown grape varietals, or meandered the wine aisle for what seems like hours, only to pick the same tried and true wine favorite you always do, than this event is for you! You have been to wine tasting rooms in wine country with your friends, but it always seems like a sales pitch with a few wine facts sprinkled in, and by the end of the day, it was just a day-drinking excursion. WineUp brings an autonomous tasting approach to learning about wine, that manages to be educational and fun, while supported by sips and tips.

Get out of your wine rut, shake off the Mer-lows, and let WineUp dispell some common wine myths for you while you make new friends and connections.  

Wine is a catalyst for connection. If you want to leverage an idea, have an existing start up, or are just launching a brand or product, come meet other entreprenuerial-minded individuals to draw from others’ experiences with starting a company. We will dive into a fireside chat and ice-breaker round AFTER we have had time to taste and learn about wine. 

Light snacks provided!

Here are the deets:

Seriously, this isn’t an ordinary networking event, this is a WineUp event; chock-full of industry-backed hacks from the founder, Lauren Volper. Lauren’s fun, engaging, and approachable style to learning about wine has landed her a Forbes feature and guest spots retail, coworking spaces, and corporate spots all throughout San Francisco.

Even though Lauren is a trained sommelier, she often drinks wines around $15 a bottle and loves sharing her tips and tricks targeting the millennial wine drinker! It’s totally ok to drink wine you like and discover new affordable styles you may not have thought of. Lauren will share her secrets, blind taste you on wines, and have you taste different snacks to discover the best pairings. After all, the best way to learn about wine is to taste it yourself and pick up the deductive tasting tool kit that will have you sounding like a wine PRO after just one session! 

Join the WineUp community by attending this event. WineUp promotes collaboration, not competition, learning, not lecturing, and engagement not exclusivity. Pinkies down, wine snobs, and glasses up! 

Can’t wait to meet you! Cheers! 

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May 8, 2019
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


Spaces Levi’s Plaza
1160 Battery St East #100, San Francisco, CA 94111
San Francisco, CA 94111 US
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