Saturday, February 7, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Portugal has famously been known for centuries for just one wine: Port. The Douro zone is changing and one fact tells all: over the past 15 years or so, about half of the wine production from the larger Douro zone is now dry, table wine. These emerging Duoro table wines can be thrilling and many offer some of the most dazzling wine values on the market today.
“Portugal is arguably the most exciting wine place on the planet today.” Matt Kramer, Wine Spectator
"Grapes of Spain" Portfolio Tasting with Importer Aurelio Cabestrero Named one of Robert Parker's "Wine Personalities of the Year."
Saturday, February 14
“Aurelio Cabestrero is a serious importer of high quality Spanish wine who will gain ever increasing recognition as his name becomes better known... there is no question he has a brilliant palate as well as a knack for finding tiny, unheralded estates that are producing high quality wine.”
Saturday, February 21, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Australian Shiraz can display a wide range of distinctive styles and expressions of place from region to region.
Cooler-climate regions tend to produce Shiraz that reveal telltale notes of black pepper and Barossa Valley is best known for its dark, brooding and typically plush style and McClaren Vale Shiraz is velvety and seductive. This lipsmackingly delicious lineup promises to reveal some of the many face of Australian Shiraz!
Saturday, February 28, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Willamette Valley, Oregon’s nearly perfect 2012 vintage produced arguably the finest quality fruit in recent memory and the result is array of ripe, opulent wines boasting a deep range of flavors and complexity that is truly exciting! This selection from some of our favorite estates shows off the beauty and balance of the vintage.