The Wine Shop of Reading has announce their new partnership with Willowdale Estate, the original Bradley Palmer mansion in Topsfield,which has opened its historic doors after the completion of a $1.5 million restoration. The Wine Shop of Reading is the preferred alcohol beverage partner for Willowdale Estate's weddings, corporate and social events.
The original Bradley Palmer mansion once welcomed guests such as England’s Prince of Wales and President William Howard Taft. Bradley Palmer, a prominent Boston lawyer and industrialist, was an avid equestrian and nature lover who donated his 721-acre estate to the Commonwealth in 1944 to protect the property in perpetuity as a park. The Craftsman and Tudor Revival stone mansion was renovated and recently opened, a historical home to hold private and public events. ”
The partnership of The Wine Shop of Reading and Willowdale Estate are now presenting a series of Fireside Wine Tastings. At each of these events, Robyn Mathers, the owner of The Wine Shop of Reading, will uncork six wines from the world's great wine regions. You will savor those wines as they are paired with a lavish assortment of hors d'oeuvres all in the stylish and warm surroundings of the historic Willowdale Estate.
The current Fireside Wine Tasting Dates, each starting at 6:30pm, are:
Friday, February 29, 2008 - Wines Around the World
Friday, March 14, 2008 - Discover Italy
Friday, April 11, 2008 - Flavors of Spain
To reserve a ticket, please call The Wine Shop at 781-944-4521. Tickets cost $50 per person and Limited Seating is available.