Old World Wine Masterclass with Food & Wine Sommelier Of The Year Liz Martinez

Aug 4th

frame (summer school)
Old World Wine Masterclass
Food & Wine
Sommelier Of The Year
Liz Martinez
the open-air tent @ frame


Students: prepare to meet Liz Martinez, 2019 Food & Wine Magazine Sommelier of the Year, as she takes Summer School through a tasting of wines that are a little bit off the beaten path; obscure varieties with a focus on the Old World.

Liz Martinez (Chicago’s Purple Pig. Detroit’s Prime + Proper. And named most buzz-worthy somm by The Chicagoist and one of three somms to watch out for by Forbes Magazine) has a longtime love affair with wines of history and a sense of place.

In this Old World Wine Masterclass, we will taste wines with a story and understand a few of their narratives, talk about the countries that they come from, and taste a few bites made from the frame kitchen. These may not be wines that were on your radar before, but they will be after this!

Sip, snack, master the bottles and go home with all the expertise you need to create your perfect August wine fridge.

Each workstation will be socially distanced and adhere to our response plan that includes every measure of protocol on workplace infection-control practice and health and safety training.

Wednesday, August 4th
6:30pm, under the open-air tent @ frame
$65 per person + tax and service fee
Each workshop is limited to 20 guests

A two-hour hands-on wine masterclass with Sommelier Liz Martinez with snacks from the frame kitchen.

++ a-la-carte beer, wine ++ frame cocktails
Retail bottles will be available for take-home.

Rain Date Options:
In the chance Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate on the evening of your frame workshop, we will have socially distanced indoor frame seating for this workshop.

Pre-Covid canceled frame tickets:
If you have a frame credit that you would like to use for this experience please email us here and we will happily honor your credit. We greatly appreciate your patience and understanding as we re-schedule with each chef and maker during these tricky times.

Covid Protocols at frame
Please know that our response plan includes every measure of the protocol on workplace infection-control practice and health and safety training for both dine-in and carry-out. Masks are required when entering frame and walking around the building but can be taken off once seated for your workshop.

Give the gift of frame summer school!
Our mantra: less stuff. more experience. frame gift cards are available in any denomination and make year-round gift-giving really easy! Purchase an eGift or mail a physical gift card HERE

Private Events under the open-air tent  @ frame
the open-air tent @ frame is available for private buyouts!  We’d be honored to host your summer entertaining, as we assume by now….you’re all sick of cooking and cleaning. Please reach out to us HERE

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What is Frame?

Tucked quietly behind FRAMEbar, frame is a revolving creative hub, home to a carefully curated programs of chef residencies and all round awesome experiences. 

Chef residencies, Sunday at Nonna’s Dinners, rap battles, art workshops, live acoustic sessions, cocktail pairings,  you name it… explore your interests, hone your skills, master a new art craft. meet new friends, share a meal. drink cocktails.  No two days here are ever the same. Seasonal, locally sourced and above all delicious, we’ve built our reputation on the food and drink we serve at frame.

We also partner up with a variety of brands on events of all different shapes and sizes, offering up top-notch food and drink and creative in-house production. frame can seat up to 50 guests dining or 80 guests, theater-style.

What are people saying?


“Tried out frame as part of the ‘grandma’s basement series’ with Chef James (Mabel Gray) and Chef John (Grey Ghost). Our Italian Family Dinner was delicious! Enjoyed every course (which kept coming). Best meatballs I’ve ever had!! Love the idea of home Cookin with a little flare, shared Family style with strangers. A wonderful evening!”

What are people saying?

Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press

“The vibe at the Frame dinners also reflected the personalities of the chefs, who were able to interact with guests and offer stories about their food memories while cooking rustic dishes without the same expectations that come with their respective restaurants. The food was predictably great and unpretentious, but the series also highlighted the growing importance of personality and storytelling to the modern dining experience.”

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