FUNdue Wine Festival at Captain’s Walk Winery

May 9, 2020 by Rayanne Racine

Fundue Wine Fest

2020 Date: May 9th from 12-4pm!

Attend the FUNdue Wine Fest at Captain’s Walk Winery in Downtown Green Bay in May 2020!

No Ticket Necessary, Only Smiling Faces Required ~ Music by Dr. Bombay

 

Come join us for our 12th annual FUNdue Wine Fest. There’s no entrance fee which means you can save that money for bottles of your favorite wine.

 

At FUNdue Wine Fest, we will have a special tasting! Want to take part? Just purchase an empty stemless Riedel glass and we’ll pour you samples of special vintages in our cellar.

 

What to do at FunDue ?Want more details? Here goes…
When? Saturday Afternoon, May 9, from 12–4 pm
Where? Under the big tent behind the winery at 345 S. Adams Street
How much? Admission is free; fondue and wine are á la carte. Regular Tasting $1 samples.
What to do? Dance to the live music provided by Dr. Bombay. Aside from dancing, sip wines and savor handmade cheese and chocolate fondues. Check out the special Vintage Tasting in our cellar. Sample wines inside of the winery. Bring friends or mom (after all, it’s Mother’s Day weekend) and share some plates of yummy fondue. Experience all the details firsthand by coming to FUNdue and partaking in the celebration.

 

Looking for somewhere to stay? There’s plenty of hotel options in Green Bay. Stay at Quality Inn & Suites Downtown if you’d like to be within walking distance. We also recommend staying at St. Brendan’s Inn, which is just a short (captain’s) walk from the winery.

Got it on your calendar, but looking for something else to do before May 2020? Check out our events calendar to view all of our upcoming events, including wine releases, Sangria Saturdays, and other pop-up events.

Please call us 920-431-9255 or email info@captainswalkwinery.com with your event questions.

March Captain’s Notes

March 3, 2020 by Molly Schroeder
Have you come out of hibernation yet? If not, it’s time to embrace that spring is almost here, as the first official day is March 19th. Although we will probably still have a big spring snowfall, you can still enjoy each sunny day with your favorite glass of Captain’s Walk wine or hard cider. As the season changes, we will also be changing up our hard ciders. Watch our Facebook page for announcements of when our spring seasonal hard ciders will be released.
During March, we will be featuring one of our staple wines, Cabernet Sauvignon. This becomes an instant favorite of our red wine drinkers. It has a cacophony of aromas including jam, toffee and cigar box, all tied together with a hint of toasty oak and mocha. The wine is full of concentrated fruit flavors of currant, boysenberry and ripe plum.
If you’re looking for the ideal food pairing for Cabernet Sauvignon, you don’t have to look very far. Almost any red meat, especially served rare, is going to do the trick. Seasonings that tend to flatter the wine are garlic, rosemary, mint and porcini mushrooms. A simple pairing with blue cheese, Gouda or aged cheddar would also be successful. Stop in all month long for a free sample of Captain’s Walk Cabernet Sauvignon with a paid tasting.
See you soon!
~Cheers

Futures Wine Tasting

February 23, 2020 by Rayanne Racine

Futures Tasting will take place at our Vintage Table.

Join us on Sunday, February 23rd, for an exclusive wine tasting opportunity.

Futures Wine Tasting

Futures Wine Tasting is offered for those who want the exclusive chance to taste upcoming releases before bottling.

The wines are presented by one of our winemakers in the intimate and unique vintage cellar at Captain’s Walk Winery. While sampling these unique wines, we encourage you to write comments on how they taste, you’d be surprised on how much change the wine undergoes while in the bottle.

During the Futures Wine Tastings, guests are offered the opportunity to secure a quantity of sought after wines at a special pricing in advance of bottling and subsequent general release.

 

Event Details

We are offering four sessions of this intimate tasting opportunity. Sessions will be held February 23rd at 12 PM, 1 PM, 2 PM and 3 PM. Sessions will last approximately 40 minutes.

Spots are limited with each session, having a maximum of 16 people per time slot.

Reservations are $30 per person.

Due to this limited availability and unique time slots, please call us at 920-431-9255 to reserve your spot!

 

Still have questions?

If you have specific questions not covered above, please feel free to contact, Donna, at donna@captainswalkwinery.com.

 

We reserve the right to use photos or videos taken of visitors while they are at Captain’s Walk Winery or events for publicity purposes.

FAT Films Around Town

February 20, 2020 by Molly Schroeder

Limited Seating so email Green Bay Film Festival to reserve your seat! Please let them know if you will be joining the wine tasting. info@gbfilmfestival.org!
Tickets are paid at the door $5 for the film session. Film session will begin at 7:00 pm

Doors will open for Wine Tasting at 6:15 – Regular Tasting is $5

Full servings of wine also available for purchase along with bottles of wine and more!

We will be screening a handful of shorts. More information on the shorts we will be screening can be found on our website gbfilmfestival.org

February 3, 2020 by Molly Schroeder
The weather might be cold and there is still snow on the ground, but February means we are one month closer to spring. In fact, it is believed that Valentine’s Day evolved from the Roman festival of Lupercalia that was held mid-February. The festival was to welcome spring and fertility, at least that is what our Google search told us, and you know that everything that you find on the internet is correct, right?
This February, in honor of Valentine’s Day, we are featuring one of our sister winery’s, top sellers, von Stiehl Naughty Girl. Elegant yet sassy, she dances on your palate with the grace of a full-bodied red and the racy excitement of fresh black raspberries. Layers of dark fruit and curvaceous tannins lead into a smooth and exquisite finish of this very versatile red. Enjoy with roasted foods, grilled foods, robust cheeses, and sweet foods. Try making a reduction with this wine or add as part of ‘the liquid’ in a sauce recipe. Pour it into a big glass to accompany a big juicy blue cheeseburger.
Speaking of a great wine pairing, you need to try the seven Round Robin pairings throughout Green Bay and De Pere. If you complete the Round Robin you will receive a Captain’s Walk logo Riedel crystal glass and have the chance to win other prizes.
Stop in all month long for a free sample of Naughty Girl with a paid tasting. Plus, our hard cider menu is always changing with unique hard ciders created right here at Captain’s Walk.
See you soon!
~Cheers

Gingered Rhubarb Hard Cider Release Party

September 13, 2018 by Rayanne Racine

Come celebrate with us for the release of our Gingered Rhubarb Hard Cider!

 

Here at Captain’s Walk Winery, we are very excited to be releasing our newest cider, our Gingered Rhubarb on Thursday September 13th from 4-7pm!

Gingered Rhubarb Hard Cider

Impressions from PJ (our head cider maker):

A sweet tart fusion of ginger root spice and down home rhubarb tanginess. Fruity and refreshing flavors preset in this cider won’t let you stop at just one sip!

 

At the release party for our Gingered Rhubarb, you will enjoy a complimentary tasting of our Gingered Rhubarb, free appetizers and discounts on glasses of the Gingered Rhubarb Hard Cider. Also, this month only (Sept. 2018) enjoy 15% off ALL growler purchases and refills!

 

To be the first to know about new wines or ciders, be sure to follow our Facebook page, sign up for our e-newsletter and/or become a member of our wine club.

While you are at Captain’s Walk, feel free to order from our Bistro. Our menu is online for easy access, so you can plan your evening before even getting here!

No reservations are needed to attend this Thursday night tasting. Simply visit us on September 13th from 4 to 7 pm. Anticipate enjoying light appetizers, delicious wine and some great deals!

Traveling from out of town? There are plenty of hotel options in Green Bay. We recommend staying at St. Brendan’s Inn or Quality Inn & Suites. Both are just a short (captain’s) walk from the winery.

We look forward to sharing the evening with you and to hear your thoughts on our newest cider, Gingered Rhubarb! Cheers!

Sangria & Salsa Saturdays

August 25, 2018 by Rayanne Racine

Summer is a time for relaxing, basking in the sun, and sipping sangria in the company of people you like. So, do it at a place you know you love: Captain’s Walk Winery! Our Sangria and Salsa Saturdays have always been a big hit, and this summer it’s forecasted to be the same!

Come taste our fantastic new recipe for a tart and fruity rosé sangria to be paired with homemade salsa served from our stand out on the front lawn.

Sangria and Salsa

When is the Sangria and Salsa available?

Every Saturday, June through August, you’ll be able to find handmade sangria being served between 11 AM and 1 PM.  If the weather’s good, then so are we, since you’ll be able to snag an awesome deal!

An order from the stand gets you all of the delicious items below:

  • One carafe (one liter) of our Summer Sangria
  • One basket of chips and homemade salsa

All of that for $12.00! This fruit-filled drink we feature is a summer favorite with many and appeals to a variety of palates! With hints of tart fruit, sweet wine, and the classic addition of fresh fruit, you’ll have to taste it for yourself and find out exactly what everyone is so excited about.

Our salsa is also a long-time summer special that changes just enough every year to keep it interesting. What you can expect is a mixture of tomatoes, tomatillos, cilantro, onion, and roasted garlic. What’s our secret ingredient, you ask? We can’t tell you, but you’re welcome to come get some salsa and see if you can figure it out!

From the Downtown Green Bay Farmer’s Market to Captain’s Walk, it’s an easy hop, skip, and a jump from browsing, to relaxing, on Saturday mornings. Join the Captain, and raise a glass to summer!

Sangria & Salsa Saturdays

August 18, 2018 by Rayanne Racine

Summer is a time for relaxing, basking in the sun, and sipping sangria in the company of people you like. So, do it at a place you know you love: Captain’s Walk Winery! Our Sangria and Salsa Saturdays have always been a big hit, and this summer it’s forecasted to be the same!

Come taste our fantastic new recipe for a tart and fruity rosé sangria to be paired with homemade salsa served from our stand out on the front lawn.

Sangria and Salsa

When is the Sangria and Salsa available?

Every Saturday, June through August, you’ll be able to find handmade sangria being served between 11 AM and 1 PM.  If the weather’s good, then so are we, since you’ll be able to snag an awesome deal!

An order from the stand gets you all of the delicious items below:

  • One carafe (one liter) of our Summer Sangria
  • One basket of chips and homemade salsa

All of that for $12.00! This fruit-filled drink we feature is a summer favorite with many and appeals to a variety of palates! With hints of tart fruit, sweet wine, and the classic addition of fresh fruit, you’ll have to taste it for yourself and find out exactly what everyone is so excited about.

Our salsa is also a long-time summer special that changes just enough every year to keep it interesting. What you can expect is a mixture of tomatoes, tomatillos, cilantro, onion, and roasted garlic. What’s our secret ingredient, you ask? We can’t tell you, but you’re welcome to come get some salsa and see if you can figure it out!

From the Downtown Green Bay Farmer’s Market to Captain’s Walk, it’s an easy hop, skip, and a jump from browsing, to relaxing, on Saturday mornings. Join the Captain, and raise a glass to summer!

Sangria & Salsa Saturdays

August 11, 2018 by Rayanne Racine

Summer is a time for relaxing, basking in the sun, and sipping sangria in the company of people you like. So, do it at a place you know you love: Captain’s Walk Winery! Our Sangria and Salsa Saturdays have always been a big hit, and this summer it’s forecasted to be the same!

Come taste our fantastic new recipe for a tart and fruity rosé sangria to be paired with homemade salsa served from our stand out on the front lawn.

Sangria and Salsa

When is the Sangria and Salsa available?

Every Saturday, June through August, you’ll be able to find handmade sangria being served between 11 AM and 1 PM.  If the weather’s good, then so are we, since you’ll be able to snag an awesome deal!

An order from the stand gets you all of the delicious items below:

  • One carafe (one liter) of our Summer Sangria
  • One basket of chips and homemade salsa

All of that for $12.00! This fruit-filled drink we feature is a summer favorite with many and appeals to a variety of palates! With hints of tart fruit, sweet wine, and the classic addition of fresh fruit, you’ll have to taste it for yourself and find out exactly what everyone is so excited about.

Our salsa is also a long-time summer special that changes just enough every year to keep it interesting. What you can expect is a mixture of tomatoes, tomatillos, cilantro, onion, and roasted garlic. What’s our secret ingredient, you ask? We can’t tell you, but you’re welcome to come get some salsa and see if you can figure it out!

From the Downtown Green Bay Farmer’s Market to Captain’s Walk, it’s an easy hop, skip, and a jump from browsing, to relaxing, on Saturday mornings. Join the Captain, and raise a glass to summer!

Girl Scout Cookie & Wine Pairing Party

May 17, 2018 by Rayanne Racine

Girl Scout Cookie and Wine PairingCaptain’s Walk Winery is celebrating one of the most wonderful times of the year – Girl Scout Cookie Season – by hosting a Girl Scout Cookie & Wine Pairing Party!

The Girl Scout Cookie & Wine Pairing Party will take place on Thursday, May 17th from 3-7 pm. Tickets are $15 and include a flight of five 2 oz pours of wine each paired with a different cookie. Not only is this a great time, but it’s also great way to give back. 15% of total sales on May 17th will be donated to The Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes.

The flight will consist of the below cookies indicated with a 2 oz sample of each wine:

For our first pairing, we will feature our Chardonnay. Its creamy and buttery texture make it a perfect match for the delicate-tasting Shortbread cookie. Next, we will feature von Stiehl’s, our sister winery that sits along Lake Michigan, Petite Sirah. This vibrant, full-bodied wine resounds with deep layers of dark fruit flavors that pairs well with the oh-so popular Thin Mints. Afterwards, we move on to our semi-sweet red that’s always a crowd pleaser, Naughty Girl, Naughty Girl’s intense raspberry flavors are heightened when pairing with one of the newest Girl Scout Cookies, S’mores. Moving a bit sweeter, our Titletown Moscato, has a fruity effervescence, sparkles when enjoyed with Peanut Butter Patties. Lastly, we will finish the flight with our Disappearing Treasure, like the name admits, it’s hard to keep your glass full, much like not eating all of the Caramel deLites in one sitting!

Join us for a night of your childhood favorites – Shortbread, Thin Mints, Smore’s, Peanut Butter Patties and Caramel Delights paired perfectly with delicious wine! It’s truly an unbeatable combination. Call now to reserve your ticket!

Tickets are $15.00 and can be reserved by calling us at 920-431-9255. Act fast; we have a limited number of tickets due to space!

Please keep in mind this is an adult only event.

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Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made within 48 hours prior to the event. Any late cancellations will result in a $15.00 charge to the credit card used to reserve your tickets. Tickets reserved within the 48 hour window are considered confirmed and cannot be canceled without penalty.