2019 calendar
April 2019

Winery of the Month - All Eyes on Iris Vineyards!

Throughout April

Nestled in the Southern Willamette Valley, Iris Vineyards produces world-class, award winning wines. The cool climate in the foothills of the Oregon Coastal Range allows the grapes to mature slowly while maintaining the proper acid balance that is essential for producing the finest Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Rosé. Playfully depicted on their logo as an “eye", the Greek principle of "Areté", or the idea of realizing one's fullest potential is applied to all of Iris' processes, from vine to wine!

 

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Pop-up Beer Tasting: Come Have an Excellent Adventure with Calvert Brewing Company!!!

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

   Calvert Brewing Company is one of Maryland's largest and most established craft breweries, with locations in both Prince George's and Calvert Counties. Calvert Brewing is committed to brewing a range of quality beers, offering the people of Maryland an option to fit all tastes and situations, whether you're new to craft or the most seasoned of craft beer drinkers.

    We would like to invite everyone to come and try the amazing brews of Calvert Brewing Company. We will have Joel here with us to taste everyone, Joel is directly from the brewery and will have much knowledge to share along with the beer. We look forward to seeing everyone, Cheers!

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Highly Rated, New Vintages from Grapes of Spain!

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

We are on fire for these high quality, low yield wines from Spain courtesy of Master Sommelier Aurelio Cabestrero!

Featuring hand selected wines which reflect the true personality, quality and character of each vineyard, grape and people who make it. The wines are modern with a balance between fruit and oak. Most of the winemakers are young and talented; representing the new face of Spanish winemaking. They bring a new point of view to wine quality as many have traveled internationally and have had a broad exposure to the world of wine. Furthermore, many of these winemakers are inheriting old vineyards, a further key to quality. You won't want to miss these exceptional quality wines at these prices!

 

 

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Rosé Rising; Spring Kick-Off Tasting

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

Elegant, refined rosés are becoming more and more sought-after and we have put together a phenomenal line-up to share with you. These delicately colored wines are dry, showing fresh red berry fruit notes, citrus and watermelon, with subtle herb and spice hints. They make perfect quaffs for the warm days of Spring and Summer, and the best offer enough diversity and intensity of flavor to match with a range of cuisines. Join us and you too will say, "Yay for Rosé!! “There’s nothing better on a sultry day than a wonderful bottle of dry rosé.” Robert Parker

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"The Spirit of America" Whiskey Seminar & Tasting

Thursday, April 18, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

We are extremely excited to announce “The Spirit of America” whiskey seminar and tasting. Whiskey is big in the US of A! Did you know that George Washington was also the first Whiskey tycoon (keen on distilling Rye), and that it was Lyndon Johnson who made Bourbon the Official Spirit of America. From the colonial era, to the Whiskey Rebellion, through Prohibition and into modern times, spirits have played a sometimes controversial but always fascinating role in our nation’s history.

This event will be held in our Barrel Room and there are a limited number of seats available. Space will be reserved on a first come basis. Please RSVP at your earliest convenience. There is no charge for this event.

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Double Tasting: "Spring Has Sprung"

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

Spring is a transitional season for wines. Our palates tend to prefer lighter wines in the spring and many people think this can only be accomplished by switching to white wine. Remember, it’s not the weather that dictates the wine so much as the food. You won’t want to miss our favorite new Oregon & French wine picks, perfect to kick off the coming warm, Spring weather and the barbeque season!

 

 

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