2017 calendar
May 2017

POP-UP TASTING: International Sauvignon Blanc Day!

Friday, May 5, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

We’re celebrating International Sauvignon Blanc Day by popping open some lip-smackingly delicious Sauvignon Blancs from among the top producers around the world! Each of these refreshing examples reflects the unique terroir from which it comes, offering an intensely focused peek into its “sense of place”. Whether crisp and minerally, succulent and tropical or light and full of snappy citrus, we’ve got a perfect Sauvignon Blanc to make your mouth water!

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Basque Winemaker Extravaganza

Saturday, May 6, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

We are extremely honored that Wine Cellars of Annapolis was chosen to be part of "The Basque Tour 2017". Featuring the Owners and Winemakers of three very important wineries in the Basque Region, this is a rare opportunity to meet and talk to those responsible for the delicousness in your glass! 

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Sunday Tasting: Winery of the Month - Invivo Wines

Sunday, May 7, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Invivo Wines, a New Zealand based winery and one of the world’s fastest growing wine brands, has been receiving rave review from wine critics and wine enthusiasts all over the globe. Since launching their first wine in 2008, a Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, Invivo has been awarded over 150 medals in wine competition including World’s best Sauvignon Blanc trophy and 90+pt ratings from leading publications. Even with their meteoric rise to success, these mates take tremendous pride in creating approachable wines that appeal to those new to wine and experienced wine connoisseurs, all without unnecessary complexity and of course, to have a bit of fun.


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Discovering Edmond De Rothschild's Portfolio with BONUS Bubbly Tasting!

Saturday, May 13, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The name Rothschild is associated with that of legend, with the production of Chateau Lafite, one of the most prestigious Chateaus in Bordeaux and arguably the world. Baron Edmond de Rothschild continued to expand the now infamous name with a campaign to produce quality wines from around the world with the “Compagnie Vinicole Baron Edmond de Rothschild”. Today, Benjamin de Rothschild and his wife, Ariane, are continuing this project in every continent, applying their high standards to crafting quality wines with techniques that are rooted in authenticity and respect for the environment and the land. Join us this Saturday as we discover what this masterful family has done across the globe when we open a number of select wines from Edmond de Rothchild's Profolio.

And what tasting wouldn’t be complete without bubbles? As if Rothschild isn’t enough, we will be popping corks on some amazingly priced bubbly from Champagne and a little extra from Washington State.


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'Worthy' of Any Occasion

Sunday, May 14, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This Sunday we will have a pair of wines ‘Worthy’ of any occasion. The Worthy Cabernet and the Worthy Chardonnay will be open to taste, and at special Mother’s Day prices, for you to take home and raise a glass, whether it be a memorable occasion or just a nice afternoon. Join us 1pm to 3pm for a phenomenal tasting of some of our favorite wines for any day of the week.

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The Dazzling Wines of Jerome Choblet

Saturday, May 20, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Today's tasting features wines produced by the highly-respected Choblet family in the beautiful Loire Valley, France. Bordering the shores of the Lac de Grandlieu, the Choblet estate has been producing fine wines for five generations. And pouring these dazzling will be none other than the man himself, Monsieur Choblet and our good friend and importer, Franck Agostini. Santé!




Jerome Choblet in Wine Cellars of Annapolis circa 2004.


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Rosé Celebration Tasting

Sunday, May 21, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Memorial Day weekend is just around the corner and we wanted to get the holiday started early with a wonderful Rosé tasting. With graduations, holidays and family visits, you’ll need to have just the right wine to sip on while enjoying the celebrations. To make sure you are all ready, we are opening up a couple of deliciously crisp and fun rosés from the beautiful and dreamy lands of Provence. Stop by 1 to 3pm this Sunday and find the perfect complement to your sunny day celebrations. 

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Grillin' and Chillin' on Memorial Day Weekend!

Saturday, May 27, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

This weekend we’re cranking up our grills, cooling off at the pool, cruising the bay and catching up with friends and family. Join us in kicking off summer with a fantastic variety of international wines that partner perfectly with your Memorial Day celebrations!




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