As the chill of winter starts to wave goodbye, it’s time to embrace the warm vibes and exciting sips that March brings to our little corner of the world.

Grab your favorite drinking buddy, mark your calendar, and experience the bold flavors, and the local magic waiting for you just around the corner!

The DAWGS Fundraiser with ARC of Monroe

The DAWGS are Rochester NY’s Rock and Roll Fundraising band! Their mission is to use their passion for music to serve the children, elderly and less fortunate in the community. They partner with charitable organizations to raise money and awareness through interactive live music events. Instead of accepting compensation for their performances, they donate 100% of all proceeds directly to their charity partners.

Location: Iron Smoke Distillery
Date: March 3, 2024
Time: 2:30—6:30 PM
Suggested Donation $10

Live Band Karaoke

Experience the thrill of Karaoke like never before! If you’re passionate about singing and crave the excitement of performing live, this is your golden opportunity. Step into the spotlight and let your inner rockstar shine as you take the stage with a live band backing you up.

Location: Iron Smoke Distillery
Date: March 6, 2024
Time: 7:30—10:30 PM
Tickets: $5

Eclipse Beer Collab: Totality Black Lager

A limited release collaboration with Three Heads & Strangebird for the 2024 Solar Eclipse in Rochester, New York.

Location: Rohrbach Brewing Company
Date: March 6, 2024
Time: 4:00—10:00 PM

7th Annual Girl Scout Cookie & Beer Pairing

Get ready for a flavor explosion at our region’s ORIGINAL and most-loved annual event. Choose three meticulously paired cookie and beer combinations.

Location: Reinvention Brewing Company
Date: March 8 @ 4:00 PM—March 10 @ 5:00 PM
Tickets: $18/per person

Deer Run Winery Educational Series

Lead by winemaker Scott Kuyon, don’t miss an engaging three-part educational series on wine making processes, where you’ll discover the fascinating realm of winemaking from vine to bottle.

Location: Deer Run Winery
March 9, 2024 – Harvest & Production (part 1)
March 23, 2024 – Blending & Aging (part 2)
April 6, 2024 – Stabilizing & Bottling (part 3)

Tickets: $35/per person
Optional Add-on: Individual Cheese, Crackers & Fruit plate +$10

Luck of the Irish: March Food & Beer Pairing

Renowned Executive Chef Chris Perri collaborates with our skilled brewer to curate an exquisite four-course dining experience. Indulge in a harmonious pairing of each course with our meticulously crafted ales and lagers. This month, savor our unique take on classic Irish cuisine as a special tribute to St. Patrick’s Day!

Location: Rohrbach Brewing Company
Dates: March 12, 2024
Time: 6:00—8:00 PM
Tickets: $50/per person

Saperavi Around the World

Dive into the world of Saperavi, a grape variety with rich black skins and flavorful flesh, originally hailing from Georgia but thriving in the cool Finger Lakes. Join Christine Pyanoe, at NYK Beverage University, for a delightful exploration of Saperavi from its Georgian roots to its New York allure. Experience five tasteful examples in this intimate class and leave with a newfound favorite.

Location: New York Kitchen
Dates: March 15, 2024
Time: 6:00—7:30 PM
Tickets: $60/per person

Brewery Night with Birdhouse Brewing

A 4-Course pairing dinner with local craft beverages. Featuring a new brewery every third Thursday of the month.

Location: Brew & Brats at Arbor Hill
Dates: March 21, 2024
Time: 5:00—7:00 PM
Tickets: $40/per person

Whiskey & Woodburning by Sunshine Studios Art on the Road

Step into the inviting world of handcrafted Hollerhorn Spirits, where you can enjoy the distinctive flavors alongside delightful charcuterie. But that’s not all—let your creative side shine as you explore the exciting world of woodburned art creation. A friendly and enjoyable experience that combines great spirits, tasty bites, and a dash of artistic fun!

Location: Hollerhorn Distilling
Dates: March 23, 2024
Time: 2:00—4:00 PM
Tickets: $50/per person

Paint and Sip at Canandaigua Tasting Room

Grab a paintbrush in one hand and a glass of your preferred Heron Hill Wine in the other. Hang out, paint an 11×14 canvas, and enjoy the local vibes with your favorite wine in hand.

Location: Heron Hill Winery
Dates: March 24, 2024
Time: 3:00—6:00 PM
Tickets: $55/per person

A Riesling for Everything

Get ready to explore the incredible versatility of Riesling with the expert guidance of Thera Clark, NYK Beverage University Instructor and Resident Sommelier at Hermann J. Wiemer. Dive into the world of Riesling like never before. Picture six distinct Rieslings perfectly paired with a delectable Nosh Box, promising a delightful sensory journey.

Location: New York Kitchen
Dates: March 29, 2024
Time: 6:00—7:30 PM
Tickets: $70/per person

Vertical Riesling Tasting

Savor five tastings thoughtfully paired with a delightful small charcuterie board, creating a sensory journey that celebrates the nuanced evolution of exceptional Riesling over the years. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to deepen your appreciation for the artistry of winemaking.

Location: Deer Run Winery
Dates: March 30, 2024
Time: 2:00 PM
Tickets: $39.99/per person