March 2015

Thu
05
Twitter Chat: Spring is Coming
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Spring is Coming
Thursday, March 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Spring is fast approaching... Are you seeing the signs yet? Join us to share recipes and inspiration about the upcoming season! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
06
Vega Pop-up
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market
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Vega Pop-up
Friday, March 6th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market

Look for the Vega Pop-up station across from our Juice Bar and stock up on all of your favorite items while they’re on sale at 35% off!  

Sat
07
Street Cart Saturday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Front of Store
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Street Cart Saturday
Saturday, March 7th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market - Front of Store, $5 Donation to Whole Planet Foundation

We’re firing up the grill to raise money for a cause very dear to our hearts.  Stop by Saturday afternoon and purchase a $5 meal that includes your choice of a Burger/Cheeseburger or Portobello Mushroom, Chips and a drink.  100% of the funds raised will be donated to the Whole Planet Foundation.

Sat
07
Pop-Up Cart Venue - Picking Pierogies
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Prepared Foods Department
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Pop-Up Cart Venue - Picking Pierogies
Saturday, March 7th
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Whole Foods Market - Prepared Foods Department, $6 per plate

We are crisping up our mushroom/sauerkraut or potato/cheddar pierogies and serving them with your choice of roasted mushrooms, spinach, sauerkraut, bacon, roasted apples. Topped with sour cream or farmers cheese and lots of herbs.

Sat
07
Parmigiano Reggiano Let’s Get Crackn’
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Cheese Department
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Parmigiano Reggiano Let’s Get Crackn’
Saturday, March 7th
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Whole Foods Market - Cheese Department, FREE!

Whole Food Market is celebrating nine centuries of traditionally produced Parmigiano Reggiano!  We invite you to join us for our annual “Parmigiano Reggiano Crack” event in which all of our stores will simultaneously crack wheels of Parmigiano Reggiano.  Watch the demonstration, enjoy some samples and be a part of the fun. 

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Sun
08
Fess Parker Wine Dinner with Nick Mahairas
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Lifestyle Center
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Fess Parker Wine Dinner with Nick Mahairas
Sunday, March 8th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market - Lifestyle Center, $35 per person

We invite you to join us for an evening with Fess Parker Winery representative Nick Mahairas.  Enjoy a night of wining & dining as Nick hosts this 5-course dinner pairing featuring select wines from the Fess Parker Ranch.  On the menu:  Duck Flatbread, Crab Lettuce Cups, Cranberry Salmon, Braised Short Ribs and a Mini Cheesecake.

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Tue
10
Morning at the Market – Local Farmers Market
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Front of Store
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Morning at the Market – Local Farmers Market
Tuesday, March 10th
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market - Front of Store

Support locally crafted products! Morning at the Market is our new Local Farmers Market featuring recycled crafts, jewelry, artisan foods, and more from the local community. There will be food, music, and more so don’t miss out on this fun new addition to Whole Foods Market Phillips Crossing!

Tue
10
Cheese Club – Pyrenean Cheese
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Lifestyle Center
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Cheese Club – Pyrenean Cheese
Tuesday, March 10th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market - Lifestyle Center, $3 per person donation to the Whole Planet Foundation®

Lend your palate on a journey through the Pyrenees mountain range!  Join Cheese Buyer Lytton for a sampling of the traditional cheeses from the borders of France and Spain, still home to many ancient cultures and cheese making methods.

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Wed
11
Allegro Coffee for Whole Planet Foundation Prosperity
12:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market - Coffee Bar
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Allegro Coffee for Whole Planet Foundation Prosperity
Wednesday, March 11th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market - Coffee Bar

On March 11th, Allegro Coffee will be donating $1 for every freshly brewed Allegro Drip Coffee sold to the Whole Planet Foundation! 

Wed
11
Choose your Challenge with Healthy Eating Specialist Shannon
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Choose your Challenge with Healthy Eating Specialist Shannon
Wednesday, March 11th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, $20 Donation per person to benefit Orange County Fire Fighters

Kick off the New Year with some fresh new habits!  Join our Healthy Eating Specialist, Shannon for this 28-Day challenge where you pick the best track for your lifestyle and family.  In this 5-week program, Shannon will walk you through a transition from the conventional diet to one full of nutrient dense foods and delicious new recipes.  Participants will be able to choose between The Engine 2 program (100% Plant-Strong) and our general program which focuses on limiting the amount of animal-based protein in your diet.  Learn how to cook and prepare a variety of the most colorful, nutrient-packed foods:  fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds and of course those dark leafy greens.  Space is limited, advanced registration is recommended and provided for you online.

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Wed
11
Pineapples with a Purpose
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Lifestyle Center
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Pineapples with a Purpose
Wednesday, March 11th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market - Lifestyle Center, $3 per person to benefit Whole Planet Foundation

Pineapples – sure, the ubiquitous spiky-topped fruit with the juicy-sweet center makes a killer piña colada, but did you know it has the power to change lives?  Join Shannon, our Healthy Eating Specialist for a fun class highlighting the pineapple.  She’ll share some tips on how to cut, cook and enjoy one of our favorite Whole Trade® fruits.  She’ll also share with you some fun facts about how the pineapples we carry change the lives of people around the world. 

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Thu
12
Twitter Chat: Spring Bounty
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Spring Bounty
Thursday, March 12th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Let's get excited about the bounty of spring flavors and discuss all the great ways to enjoy the season's freshest produce! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
14
Pop-Up Cart Venue - Moroccan Tagine and Couscous Bowl
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Prepared Foods Department
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Pop-Up Cart Venue - Moroccan Tagine and Couscous Bowl
Saturday, March 14th
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Whole Foods Market - Prepared Foods Department, $6 per plate

Inspired by one of our Whole Planet Foundation microloan recipients in a Moroccan Village we are making a tagine loaded with vegetables, spices and herbs served over lemony couscous with chicken or greens.

Sat
14
Young Yogi Class with Candace (Kid’s Club Event)
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Lifestyle Center
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Young Yogi Class with Candace (Kid’s Club Event)
Saturday, March 14th
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Whole Foods Market - Lifestyle Center, FREE!

Yoga is a really fun way to help growing bodies improve strength, flexibility and endurance. Sign up the kids to join Yogi Instructor Candace, as she teaches the little Young Yogis (ages 4 -12) the lessons or "petals" behind the poses. The eight petals of yoga encourage self-care, generosity of heart and action, kindness toward others and so much more.  Registration requires signed permission slip of parent/legal guardian.

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Sat
14
Guruv Night of Giving – Yoga
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Guruv Yoga Orlando
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Guruv Night of Giving – Yoga
Saturday, March 14th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Guruv Yoga Orlando, $5 donation to benefit Whole Planet Foundation

Our friends at Guruv Yoga Studio are joining in the fight to alleviate poverty worldwide by hosting a special class in honor of the Whole Planet Foundation.  If you have yet to take a class with the team at Guruv, this is the perfect introduction to their studio.  100% of the proceeds from this class will be donated to the Whole Planet Foundation. Space is limited; please register online or by calling Guruv at 407-203-1152 to reserve a spot.

Tue
17
Morning at the Market – Local Farmers Market
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Front of Store
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Morning at the Market – Local Farmers Market
Tuesday, March 17th
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market - Front of Store

Support locally crafted products! Morning at the Market is our new Local Farmers Market featuring recycled crafts, jewelry, artisan foods, and more from the local community. There will be food, music, and more so don’t miss out on this fun new addition to Whole Foods Market Phillips Crossing!

Tue
17
St. Patty’s Day Pop-Up Venue
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Prepared Foods Department
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St. Patty’s Day Pop-Up Venue
Tuesday, March 17th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market - Prepared Foods Department, $6 hot plate, proceeds to benefit the Whole Planet Foundation

We’re serving up a traditional Irish classic for lunch in honor of Saint Patrick’s Day!  Visit Chef Lenning at our pop-up cart for a plate of Slow Roasted Irish Bacon with Creamy Colcannon Mashed Potatoes and Guinness Braised Leeks & Cabbage. 

Wed
18
5% Community Giving Day – Florida Hospital Foundation
12:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market
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5% Community Giving Day – Florida Hospital Foundation
Wednesday, March 18th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market

Shop with us on March 18th and help support the Florida Hospital Foundation and their Children’s Mission:fit Possible program which is designed to teach kids about good eating habits and healthy life choices in fun, entertaining and memorable ways.  5% of our net sales from the day will be donated to this amazing community program.

Wed
18
Handroll Sushi Pop-up
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Prepared Foods Department
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Handroll Sushi Pop-up
Wednesday, March 18th
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Whole Foods Market - Prepared Foods Department, Rolls starting at $3.50 each to benefit Whole Planet Foundation

The chefs from our Genji Sushi station are rolling out the pop-up cart (yes, pun intended) for a special lunchtime treat.  Stop buy and pick from a selection of Handroll Sushi that is sauced and ready to eat.  

Wed
18
Painting for Prosperity featuring Painting with a Twist®
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Lifestyle Center
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Painting for Prosperity featuring Painting with a Twist®
Wednesday, March 18th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Whole Foods Market - Lifestyle Center, $30 per person to benefit Whole Planet Foundation

 

We’ve partnered with the team at Painting with a Twist® to bring you an evening of painting and wine.  Get your friends together for this special event benefiting the Whole Planet Foundation.  We’ll provide the materials; you provide the untapped artistic talent.  For more information on Painting with a Twist®, visit them at facebook.com/PaintingWithATwistorlando

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Thu
19
Twitter Chat: Spring for Seafood
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Spring for Seafood
Thursday, March 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As the weather begins to get warmer we often change our eating habits to the lighter side. Adding more seafood to your diet is a great way to do this! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
20
Pop-Up Cart Venue - Super Green Falafel Wrap
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Prepared Foods Department
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Pop-Up Cart Venue - Super Green Falafel Wrap
Friday, March 20th
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Whole Foods Market - Prepared Foods Department, $6 per plate

Our fresh and green falafel wraps are back again by popular demand!  Served with super herby house-made falafels, loads of grilled vegetables, hummus, quinoa tabouli, yoghurt and tahini sauces. A Middle Eastern classic your way.

Fri
20
Whole Planet Foundation® Prosperity Dinner
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Lifestyle Center
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Whole Planet Foundation® Prosperity Dinner
Friday, March 20th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Whole Foods Market - Lifestyle Center, $25 per person to benefit Whole Planet Foundation

Grab a date and let us serve you! Your donation will aid in alleviating poverty around the globe as part of our month-long fundraising drive for the Whole Planet Foundation.  Chef Lenning draws inspiration from microentrepreneurs who have prospered through the Whole Planet Foundation’s® micro-credit program.  This 4-course wine paired dinner features authentic recipes from around the globe.  Space is limited, sign up today!

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Sat
21
Drying, Dehydrating & Rehydrating with Chef Olive
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Lifestyle Center
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Drying, Dehydrating & Rehydrating with Chef Olive
Saturday, March 21st
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market - Lifestyle Center, $20 per person

Going raw requires learning some important un-cooking techniques.  Join raw Food Chef Olive for this detailed class on how to properly maintain the RAW integrity of your “living food”.  Participants will receive recipes, samples and the know how to get started on your journey to RAW.  For more information on how to register for this event please contact Chef Olive at (407)923-9653 or register online at http://www.meetup.com/Central-Florida-Raw-Food-Connection/.  This event is not sponsored by Whole Foods Market.  If you are interested in renting our Lifestyle Center for a private event, please contact Lenning Lisboa at lenning.lisboa@wholefoods.com for more information.

 

Sun
22
Coffee for the Cause
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market
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Coffee for the Cause
Sunday, March 22nd
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market , $1 donation to benefit the Whole Planet Foundation®

We have gathered some of our local coffee suppliers for a very special tasting benefiting the Whole Planet Foundation®.  For a $1 donation, you will be able to sip your way around the store, tasting the different coffee samples presented by our local coffee brands.  

Tue
24
Morning at the Market – Local Farmers Market
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Front of Store
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Morning at the Market – Local Farmers Market
Tuesday, March 24th
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market - Front of Store

Support locally crafted products! Morning at the Market is our new Local Farmers Market featuring recycled crafts, jewelry, artisan foods, and more from the local community. There will be food, music, and more so don’t miss out on this fun new addition to Whole Foods Market Phillips Crossing!

Tue
24
Sushi 101 with Genji
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Lifestyle Center
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Sushi 101 with Genji
Tuesday, March 24th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market - Lifestyle Center, $15 per person to benefit Whole Planet Foundation

Sushi lovers, here’s your chance to learn from the “pros”.  Join Sushi Chef Dewi as she teaches you how to roll two different styles of Sushi that you get to make and take home to enjoy for yourself.  

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Wed
25
Banana 101
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Lifestyle Center
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Banana 101
Wednesday, March 25th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market - Lifestyle Center, $3 per person to benefit Whole Planet Foundation

Bananas – The naturally prepackaged fruit that packs a heavy dose of potassium and can make a serious smoothie or fun banana split.  Join Shannon our Healthy Eating Specialist for a class that discusses the delicious ways to enjoy the most “a-peel-ing” fruit in our produce department.  She’ll also share how the purchase of our Whole Trade® bananas helps change lives around the world.

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Thu
26
Twitter Chat: Easter Feast
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Easter Feast
Thursday, March 26th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Springtime's biggest food holiday is coming up! Share stories and find recipes, menus and other great ideas for Easter celebrating. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
26
365 Everyday Delicious
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Lifestyle Center
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365 Everyday Delicious
Thursday, March 26th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market - Lifestyle Center, FREE!

With our 365 Everyday Value™ line, you’ll not only find a great price, you also get a high quality product that tastes just as good if not better than the name brands.  Join Chef Lenning as he creates recipes using our 365 Everyday Value™ ingredients that will be sure to please the entire family. Donate $5 to the Whole Planet Foundation during the class and receive a goody bag of 365 Everyday value items.

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Fri
27
Pop-Up Cart Venue - Fun Fungi Taco
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Prepared Foods Department
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Pop-Up Cart Venue - Fun Fungi Taco
Friday, March 27th
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Whole Foods Market - Prepared Foods Department, 2 for $6

Fun Fungi Taco:     2 for $6

Chips and salsa:    $3

It’s the veggies turn to taco! Grilled Portobello mushroom tacos with roasted corn, zesty crema, queso fresco, tangy tomatillo salsa verde and cilantro rice.

Sat
28
The Whole Kid’s Cooking Class (Kid’s Club Event)
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market - Lifestyle Center
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The Whole Kid’s Cooking Class (Kid’s Club Event)
Saturday, March 28th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Whole Foods Market - Lifestyle Center, FREE!

Attention foodie parents grab the kids and make your way to our Lifestyle Center for our Whole Kid’s Cooking Class!  Join Chef Lenning as he teaches you and the little ones some quick and easy recipes perfect for their little hands to make.  Have fun and enjoy!  Registration is required, only a limited amount of seats available, don’t wait register today! 

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Sat
28
Soar Into Spring With Kites!
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Lifestyle Center
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Soar Into Spring With Kites!
Saturday, March 28th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market - Lifestyle Center, FREE!

Spring has sprung! Come soaring out of the winter doldrums by learning about some fun facts about wind. Learn how to repurpose all of those old newspapers you’ve got lying around – let’s build a kite!  All ages welcome, please sign up in advance!

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Sat
28
Earth Hour!
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market
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Earth Hour!
Saturday, March 28th
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Whole Foods Market

Earth Hour started in 2007 as a lights-off event to raise awareness about climate change. We have grown to engage more than 162 countries and territories worldwide. Join us as we turn off the lights for one hour, creating a unique shopping experience. 

Tue
31
Morning at the Market – Local Farmers Market
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market - Front of Store
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Morning at the Market – Local Farmers Market
Tuesday, March 31st
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market - Front of Store

Support locally crafted products! Morning at the Market is our new Local Farmers Market featuring recycled crafts, jewelry, artisan foods, and more from the local community. There will be food, music, and more so don’t miss out on this fun new addition to Whole Foods Market Phillips Crossing!

Events At Nearby Stores

Friday Night Pour
Friday, March 6th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market, Winter Park Specialty Department, Free

Join us in our Specialty Department select Friday nights to sample a variety of wines that will surely help you wine down. Save 10% on any six bottles of the same or mixed wine!

 

Join us in our Specialty Department select Friday nights to sample a variety of wines that will surely help you wine down. Save 10% on any six bottles of the same or mixed wine!

 

Friday Night Pour
Friday, March 13th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market, Winter Park Specialty Department, Free

Join us in our Specialty Department select Friday nights to sample a variety of wines that will surely help you wine down. Save 10% on any six bottles of the same or mixed wine!

 

Join us in our Specialty Department select Friday nights to sample a variety of wines that will surely help you wine down. Save 10% on any six bottles of the same or mixed wine!

 

Friday Night Pour
Friday, March 20th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market, Winter Park Specialty Department, Free

Join us in our Specialty Department select Friday nights to sample a variety of wines that will surely help you wine down. Save 10% on any six bottles of the same or mixed wine!

 

Join us in our Specialty Department select Friday nights to sample a variety of wines that will surely help you wine down. Save 10% on any six bottles of the same or mixed wine!