Campus Life

Wine Tasting

Hosted by Brian Freedman (P '29) on Saturday, March 13
Join Brian Freedman for a tasting and discussion of wines from one of South Africa's most exciting producers. Over the course of an hour, guests will have the opportunity to taste three different wines, learn about how they're produced, what makes South Africa so interesting and how to pair these and other wines with food. This event will include a Baldwin engraved charcuterie and cheese board with three bottles of wine - one rosé, one white and one red wine.  

Brian Freedman is a wine, spirits, travel and food writer, restaurant and beverage consultant, wine educator and event host and speaker. He writes the “Wines of the Week” column at and also covers spirits there, regularly contributes to Food & Wine Digital and Departures online, has contributed to Travel + Leisure online, Whisky Advocate Magazine and Wine Enthusiast print and online and more. He also hosts occasional wine and spirit pairing segments on the CNN Airport Network as well as his own series, “Day Drinking With Brian” on Instagram @freedmanreports. In addition, Brian has contributed to and served as Editor-at-Large for Drink Me Magazine, contributed pieces to, People Magazine online, and Sommelier India, the largest wine magazine in India. In 2019, Brian was awarded one of only 30 fellowships to attend “The Symposium for Professional Wine Writers” in Napa Valley.