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July 2017

Australia is Back -- Wines from Down Under

Saturday, July 1, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 
G’Day Mates! From the vast country “down under”, we’re touring and tasting through some of the best and most acclaimed vineyards found in Australia’s varied and renowned wine regions. Always dynamic and cutting edge, these Australian producers search out the best vineyards and create wines that are sometimes flamboyant, often bursting with regional character and always strutting bold, flavors that you’ll never forget!
 
 

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Sunday Tasting: Wine Region of the Month - Northwest Spain

Sunday, July 2, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

When you think of Spain you probably conjure up images of bullfighting, flamenco dancing and paella. These are as iconic as the two grapes we are focusing on this month -- Albariño for the white and Tempranillo for the red.

The wine regions of Northwest Spain include the lush corner of Galicia, known as “Green Spain.” Galicia is bordered to the north and west by the Atlantic Ocean, which keeps the region cool and damp. Galicia is best known for the Rías Baixas DO, where the native white grape, Albariño, produces delicious and refreshing wines with floral aromas and mineral flavors. Albariño pairs perfectly with basically anything that is pulled from the ocean; here or in Spain!

A bit to the south and east lies the Spanish wine region Toro, where Tempranillo shines brightly. Toro is a Spanish wine region in Castilla y León, situated west of Ribera del Duero and Rueda, near Portugal. This sunny, dry region produces powerful, even massive red wines, typically blends of Tempranillo and Garnacha. Toro has a specific clone of Tempranillo called Tinta de Toro, which must account for at least 75% of the blend and possesses a distinctive spice and mineral character. Enjoy Tempranillo with grilled meat (especially lamb) and grilled veggies.

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Holiday Hours

Tuesday, July 4, 10am-2pm

We will be open from 10am-2pm for your shopping convenience. Don't forget we also have a large selection of spirits, beer and mixers for your festivities.

Happy Independence Day!

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Pop-Up Tasting: Singing in Sancerre!

Friday, July 7, 4:30pm- 6:30pm

 

We are singing in Sancerre! Two of our all-time favorites from Sancerre have just arrived and we were too excited to keep it quiet. Stop by tonight for a special pop-up tasting of the highly anticipated Alphonse Mellot La Moussière Sancerre Rosé and our most popular Sancerre - the Lauverjat Sancerre Reserve "Perle Blanche". Come join us and taste this duet of rare and limited Sancerre at prices that are music to your wallet!

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Expressive Regional Values from France

Saturday, July 8, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Every region of France boasts its own unique wines that express something special about the area’s character. With crisp whites from the Loire Valley and dry rosés from Provence, to the supple reds from Rhone and the hearty wines of Bordeaux, the wine from each region reveals the true heart and soul of France!

 

 

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A Blockbuster Extravaganza of Spanish Values with Importer Aurelio Cabestrero!

Saturday, July 15, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

It's that time of year again. Aurelio Cabestrero, President and Importer of Grapes of Spain, is making his annual visit to Wine Cellars, bringing with him an incredible array of hand selected wines that reflect the true personality, quality and character of each vineyard, grape and people who make it. The wines are modern but not international with a balance between fruit and oak, where oak frames fruit flavors. Aurelio declares "2015 is the best vintage since 2010!", so you definitely won't want to miss these Spanish bargains!

Named one of Robert Parker's "Wine Personalities of the Year."

 

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DOUBLE POP-UP Tasting: Meet the Winemaker, New Zealand Superstar Steve Bird AND Stunning Values from Lustau

Friday, July 21, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

 

Meet Winemaker Steve Bird

Steve Bird is one of New Zealand’s most acclaimed winemakers. His wines have won numerous gold medals and other awards, both in New Zealand and abroad. Indeed Steve is the maker of Wine Spectator magazine’s highest-scoring Sauvignon Blanc ever – at 93 points. His wines have also been featured on Wine Spectator’s Top 100 list.

“My name is on every bottle and our family is dedicated to growing the best grapes our pristine New Zealand environment can provide. My determination is to craft wines that capture place and time and let nature be the hero.” Steve Bird

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Picnics, Patios and Alfresco Dining! And BONUS Tasting with Franck Agostini

Saturday, July 22, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

If you're like us, we think everything tastes better outside. That's why this week we are featuring an awesome line up of wines that are perfect for alfresco dining, picnics or just sipping on the patio. From grilled summer veggies and Caprese salads, to steamed crabs and burgers, our wines this week hit all the bases. Come by…there will be something for everyone!

 

 

 

 

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Rare & Limited Wines for Summer Nights

Saturday, July 29, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Summer...the time when no one seems to care what day it is, every night seems like a weekend, and we love to sip wine without worries. If this sounds familiar and friends and family have enjoyed a little too much of your stash recently, you may be looking to re-fill your cellar. That's why this week we've got a special line up of rare and limited wines with incredible price tags up to 50% off that are perfect to stock up on and ensure the summer nights never end. 

 

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