2017 calendar
August 2017

Pop-Up Tasting! Burgundy Premier Cru

Friday, August 4, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

We really can’t be more excited about the 2014 Domaine Laurent Cognard 1er Cru “Les Bassets” and want everyone to enjoy it as much as we do! We also know how much you appreciate the ability to try-before-you-buy, so tonight we will be opening up this Premier Cru for you to try for yourself. This is an absolute stunner we can’t get enough of, so stop by and try for yourself what one of the best Burgundy values is made of.

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Cool Down with a MEGA Tasting!

Saturday, August 5, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

From the rosés of Provence to crisp coastal whites to light reds that call for a slight chill, this line up offers an abundance of thirst quenching values that will help you beat the heat of the summer!

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Winery of the Month Tasting: Chateau Lauduc

Sunday, August 6, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Chateau Lauduc has been in the hands of the Grandeau family for over a century. Originally a farm with dairy cows, fruit trees and Chasselas grapes, it wasn't until the 1970's that the vineyards were converted to Bordeaux varieties.

Located just outside the city of Bordeaux on the Right Bank, Chateau Lauduc is a historic property with wines classified as Bordeaux Superiore, one of 7 appellations d'orgine controlee or AOCs. These wines can be found throughout the Gironde and use the same grapes used in top growths. They may not be as widely known as first-growths, but they are delicious and made for immediate consumption.

Known for their tasty rosé, deliciously fleshy red, and that their vineyards are still plowed by horses, it's no wonder Chateau Lauduc has become Bordeaux’s hidden gem! Stop in on Sunday as we pop corks on a few of their wines.

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Pop-Up Tasting: Fresh & Fun!

Friday, August 11, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Tonight we want you to try something fresh, fun, new and delicious – so we are popping-open our latest feature from Marietta Cellars, the 2015 Marietta Román Red and France’s hottest summer drink, the always fun Pamp Fizz. See you here!

 

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Volcanic Wines that Will Blow Your Mind

Saturday, August 12, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

As well as being one of nature’s most impressive phenomena, volcanoes contribute to the making of some stunning and very distinctive wines, combining fresh, mouthwatering acidity, saline or flinty-peppery ‘minerality’ and remarkable longevity. Mineral rich soils from volcanic terroirs give these wines a stylistic fingerprint—particularly the reds, which are light, elegant, and much less tannic that most.

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POP-UP TASTING: Rare Gems of Burgundy!

Friday, August 18, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Tonight we're popping corks on two tremendous Burgundies. The first, a Premier Cru vineyard white that drinks like a Puligny-Montrachet and the second, an extremely rare and limited library-release red from the 2000 vintage that is sure to dazzle. Stop by for this exciting opportunity!

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Sunny West Coast Winners!

Saturday, August 19, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

We’re uncorking the ripe and juicy signature style of the sunny West Coast wines of California and Washington State. From Napa and Sonoma, up to the warm Red Mountain AVA, these wines offer ripe flavors, rich aromas and a silky crowd-pleasing style. We’ve got a winning selection of classic styles at great prices, making them perfect to enjoy with your summer barbecues and beyond!

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Game of Rhônes - Wine is Coming

Saturday, August 26, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Lords and Ladies, come explore the diverse and excellent wines of the Southern Rhône Valley with us. France’s sunny Southern Rhône Valley is a dynamic and historical wine region where wines have been produced since Roman times. Throughout the Southern Rhône, Grenache rules, and we'll have something for everyone with these charming, food-friendly blends.

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