All the things you’d want to do this Monday through Thursday. On the schedule this week: This upcoming week is an excellent one for vinophiles. Starting Monday is the two-day wine fair from Maison Pourcel which will showcase for sale hundreds of different wines. Then on Thursday Goga is flying in Josef Chromy, a noted wine expert from Tasmania to do a special set dinner with wine pairings. Read on (or check out our calendar) for more!
WINE FAIR Maison Pourcel begins its first annual wine fair by giving guests a chance to taste over 500 different bottles of wine over two days (Mon-Tues)! Expect prized vintages of Grand Crus and other rare labels. Not only will you be able to taste these hard to find wines but you will also be able to purchase them at discounted prices! If anything, come for the one complimentary glass of wine they’ll be handing out.
6-10pm // La Table (Maison Pourcel) // 8/F, 35 Shanxi Nan Lu, near Changle Lu (陕西南路35号8楼, 近长乐路)
US ALUMNI SOCIETY An evening of connection with alumni of US schools residing in China. Meet new people, expand your network, and deepen existing relationships. Happy hour and appetizer specials will last all night! 100RMB for members, 150RMB for non-members. Membership will be available at the entrance at a discounted rate of 300RMB. See the site for more details.
100-150RMB // 6:30-10pm // Boxing Cat Brewery // 82 Fuxing Lu, near Yongfu Lu (复兴路82号, 近永福路)
SUBCINEMA @ DADA: CLERKS This week’s film showing at Dada’s Subcinema series is the 1994 film ‘Clerks‘ which launched director Kevin Smith’s career. The well-rated comedy depicts the lives of two New Jersey convenience store clerks and their acquaintances. Free popcorn provided by Dada.
7pm // Dada // 115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu (幸福路115号, 近法华镇路)
SUMMER MIXER @ HAMILTON HOUSE Another one of those date night/ladies’ nights from organizer Tiffany. Girls get free drinks from 6-9pm and Hamilton House is doing a very value-infused meal of 3 courses and free flow of wine till late for 200RMB. Make your booking via Tiffany @ 13918401785 or [email protected]
6pm // Hamilton House // 137 Fuzhou Lu, near Jiangxi Zhong Lu (福州路137号, 近江西中路)
MONKEY LOUNGE’S LINGERIE AND CURVES Japanese lingerie brand Curves and Monkey Lounge host a special ladies night event. In addition to the free champagne from 8-10pm, they’ll be doing lucky draws for gym memberships and Curves lingerie starting at 9pm. Men allowed in only after 9:45pm.
Monkey Lounge // No. 22, Lane 56 Donghu Lu, near Xinle Lu (东湖路56弄22号,近新乐路)
JOSEF CHROMY & GOGA SET DINNER Josef Chromy, “one of the pioneers of winemaking in the cool climate wine region of Northern Tasmania” and “highly respected Pinot Noir producer” will be pairing four special wines from his own label with a multi-course meal at Goga. You know how big Goga is…so book fast!
7pm // 528RMB // Goga // 1 Yueyang Lu, near Dongping Lu (岳阳路1号, 近东平路)