Friday, July 4, 2014

Have a Glass of Wine at Cooper's Hawk Winery and Restaurant

I recently had the pleasure of checking out one of Waterford Lake's newest restaurants for a blogger event and was blown away by the amazing food, wine, hospitality, and atmosphere! The Waterford Lakes location of Cooper's Hawk is the second in Florida following in the footsteps of their beautiful Tampa location. There will soon be another location on International Drive in Orlando as well!

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When you walk in, you are greeted by a cute gift shop and a Napa-style Tasting Room where you can sample the latest wine selections before deciding on a glass! A tasting includes seven to eight different wines and you can view the monthly wine tasting menu online before you stop in! Their website also includes some great tasting room tips for the less experienced wine drinkers such as myself. The staff is super friendly and knowledgeable so don't hesitate to ask any questions you may have!

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Cooper's Hawk offers a wine club membership which offers members a newly released wine each month, invitations to members-only events, exclusive discounts, points on purchases, birthday rewards, and the Wine Club Newsletter with info on new wines, special events, and great recipes! Pricing starts at $16.99/month depending on the type of wine you would like to pick up and the quantity (one or two bottles).

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As I mentioned, the food was fantastic! We had the opportunity to sample some of their appetizers including:

Mexican Drunken Shrimp (Bacon-wrapped shrimp served with tequila lime butter sauce and fresh guacamole - My favorite!!)
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Chicken Al Pastor Stuffed Mushrooms
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Thai Lettuce Wraps
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(Award winning) Asian Pork Belly Tostadas
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I want to thank Cooper's Hawk for hosting us for our event! We had a great time and really enjoyed everything. I will definitely be back with friends and family!

Have you ever been to a Cooper's Hawk? I'd love to hear about your experience!


  1. OMG, pork belly tostados = <3 At their wine tasting room looks awesome. Didn't know this place existed!

  2. We love Cooper's Hawk, but we haven't been there for dinner.... just the wine! ;)

  3. Great pics!! I'll try one of everything (including the wine)!

  4. I love that this was a blogger event, how fun!