The Wyvern Hotel in Punta Gorda, Fla., announces its first Passport to Wine Grand Tasting Series, offering a tour of more than 30 different exclusive and rare wines from different regions and countries, including the U.S., France, Italy, South, America, Europe and the Southern Hemisphere. The wine tour program features six tasting stations, region specific hors d’oeuvres which complement each event’s wines, and a Bubbles Station, traveling through the hotel’s 88 Keys Restaurant, Lobby and River Room.

The Wyvern Hotel wine seriesThe Wine Tour series begins on May 31, 2018 continues the last Thursday of every month, and ends on August 23, 2018.  Cost per tasting is $70 per person, $130 a couple and $60 per person for passport holders. Passport access for all six events is $360 per person. Each guest purchasing a ticket, receives a passport.  Those who attend all six events, receive a stamp in their passport to receive a surprise gift.

A special room rate the evening of each Wine Tour Event is $99++ per night double occupancy, based on availability, for those purchasing tickets to the events.  For reservations to the Passport to Wine Grand Tasting events, call 941-347-7061 or email:  For room reservations, call (941) 639-7700

The Wyvern Hotel Rooftop LoungeThe 63-room Wyvern Hotel is a Condé Nast Johansens property located in the beautifully restored historic downtown district of Punta Gorda.  The hotel features the 88 Keys Contemporary American Cuisine Restaurant and Art Deco Piano Bar with capacity for 130 people, the rooftop Perch 360 Restaurant and Bar for up to 130 people, offering live entertainment and the best view of Punta Gorda’s bustling avenues and majestic yachts of Charlotte Harbor, and the River Room private function space for up to 50.

Within walking distance and short drives from The Wyvern Hotel are waterside shopping, the Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Garden, The Harborwalk, a 98-slip marina and Fishermen’s Village on Charlotte Harbor.  Punta Gorda, easily reached by I-75 along Florida’s South-Central Gulf Coast, just North of Fort Myers and South of Sarasota, is known for its royal palm lined streets, old Florida-era tin-roofed homes with wide verandas, brick lanes, street lamps and benches, biking, boating, fishing, shopping, biking and more.  For more information, go to

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