2017 calendar
December 2017

Stars of Pinot

Saturday, December 2, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Wine lovers know that Pinot Noir is one of the best red wines available, but what makes it so special? Pinot Noir is a finicky grape that is notoriously hard to grow and even harder to turn into a good wine. Yet, when the process is successful, Pinot Noir grapes make a wine which is so rich in flavor that it evokes fervor in wine enthusiasts. Whether you’re a pinot novice or pinot aficionado this star studded line up will have you singing the praises of this fascinating wine!


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WRNR Holiday Toy Drive!

Friday, December 8, -December 18,2017

‚ÄčIt's the holiday season, which means it's officially the season of giving! We are partnering up with  WRNR radio for their Holiday Toy Drive. Now through December 18th, we are asking customers to make a trip on over here(since you need wine for the holidays anyways) to donate unwrapped toys, stuffed animals, games and books to help brighten the holidays of a child in Anne Arundel County.  The collected toys will be donated to The Sharing Foundation, who will then distribute them to local children in need.

If the warm fuzzy feeling you get inside from doing a little good isn't enough, everyone who donates will also be able to enter to win tickets to the RNR Holiday Snowball w. Dispatch, Grizfolk, and Andreas Moe on December 20th at Rams Head Live! 

Give a little, get a little...help make a child's Holiday a little brighter this season!

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Epic 4 Station Tasting - Ladies of the Vine

Saturday, December 9, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Get ready for an epic tasting with this crowd-pleasing collection of impressive wines! Ladies of the Vine are a group of supplier/importers representing portfolios from around the world. These four ladies enjoy each others' wines as much as each others' company, and we know you will too! They formed Ladies of the Vine to showcase all their wines together at events which give you a greater experience and possibility for an around the world venture with each of their expertise. This is always one of our most popular tastings of the year, so please come early.

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Pop-Up Tasting: Wines that Sparkle!

Friday, December 15, 4:30pm- 6:30pm

Champagne might be the most famous sparkling wine region in France, however, the first sparkling wines were produced in Limoux. In 1531, one century before Dom Pérignon, the wines from Limoux stepped onto the world stage thanks to Benedictine nuns from the St Hilaire Abbey, a neighboring village, who created the first sparkling wine in the world: La Blanquette de Limoux. Take a trip through time with us tonight, sip some Cremant from Limoux, and just let your worries flee from your mind. 

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Spain - A Food and Wine Lover's Paradise with BONUS tasting from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Saturday, December 16, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Spain, like many of the world's great wine regions, has become a wine & food lover's paradise: San Sebastian in the Basque region has more Michelin stars per capita than any city in the world! Take a road trip through Spain with us as we'll be pouring some delicious drinkable Spanish discoveries, from dazzling, crisp whites to a wealth of rich reds sure to excite the most adventurous wine treasure hunter! And as a bonus, Grapes will be featuring fine cut Jamón Ibérico de Bellota - some of the finest Ibérico Ham and one of Spain's treasures!

Bonus Tasting 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
California's Classic and Historic Wines - Cakebread, Silver Oak and Jordan!

(Tasting samples will be limited, please come early.)

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Pop-Up Tasting: Last Minute Gifts!

Friday, December 22, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Pop by tonight as we pop corks on some wonderful wines, perfectly suited for last minute gifts, hostess gifts, or even a gift to yourself (you deserve it!). Did you know we also offer complimentary gift wrapping, local delivery and gift cards -- all designed to make your shopping easier! Whether beer, wine or liquor, spirits are always brighter at Wine Cellars of Annapolis.

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Pop-Up Tasting: Gonet-Medeville - Dazzling Champagne for the New Year!

Friday, December 29, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Julie and Xavier Gonet-Medeville are, in many ways, the first couple of French wines. Both hail from storied winemaking families: Julie’s family is famous for its incomparable Chateau Gilette, and Xavier comes from a long line of Champagne growers in Le Mesnil. Leading a new generation of winemakers, they bring their family knowledge, methods and passion to the many wines they now make together. Robert Parker says "Their enthusiasm and ambition are infectious; their attention to detail obvious and impressive..." We agree and think these grower Champagnes are the perfect way to ring in the new year!


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