Maks and Val Chmerkovskiy Set For Wine Tasting Residency

SAVOR After Hours, starring Maks Chmerkovskiy and Val Chmerkovskiy from Dancing with the Stars, will debut this summer at the JaM Cellars Ballroom at the Napa Valley Opera House ( Tickets go on sale to the public March 31.

SAVOR After Hours guests will experience a wine pairing flight in an entirely new and dynamic way. Each of the performances immerse audiences in the way wines make us feel through a blend of dance, music, close-up magic, illusions and more. The show features Maks, Val, special guests from Hollywood and Broadway, and a cast of talented performers.

“This will be an incredibly riveting show for wine and theatre enthusiasts wrapped into an evening showcasing the seductive flavors, textures and distinction of Napa Valley wines,” says Maks in a press statement. He says guests will be poured five different wine tastings throughout the production. “I promise it will be an intimate experience where guests will be immersed in the action.”

Maks is a Ukrainian-born dance champion, choreographer, Broadway performer and actor widely known as one of the former professional dancers on the popular television series Dancing with the Stars. He has appeared on the show for 14 seasons and made it to the final round four times with two runner-up and two third place finishes. In 2014, he was paired with Olympics ice dancer Meryl Davis and won his first Dancing with the Stars title.

“Maks and I are so excited to be a part of this uniquely fresh approach to experiencing wines, dance, magic and entertainment says brother and co-star Val. The Ukrainian-born professional dancer, author and television personality is a 14-time U.S. National Champion and two-time World Dance Champion. Val rose to stardom as an eventual two-time winner and beloved, fan-favorite professional on Dancing with the Stars.

Savor After Hours was created by Mark “Swany” Swanhart. For Savor After Hours tickets, showtimes and more information, visit

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