Events & Tastings

Check back often to find out about our weekly open house tastings, as well as special events and wine dinners!

  • 9.17tasting_lo_res Italian Weekend Part 2 Sun. 9/17Sunday, September 17 1 to 4pm At the Bar Italian weekend rolls on with a tasting of two awesome values, a Roero Arneis and an amazing value Barolo! 2016 Giovanni Almondo Roero Arneis “Bricco Ciliegie” On Sale $24.99 Roero Arneis Bricco delle Ciliegie covers every...

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  • bellini_lo_res Italian Cocktail Tasting Sat. 9/16Saturday, September 16 1 to 4pm At the Bar For the last weekend before summer officially draws to a close, we’re sampling a favorite Italian cocktail, the Bellini, made with Stirrings Bellini Mix and Collovento 924 Prosecco.

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  • image1 (3) Mastrojanni Tasting Sat. 9/16Saturday, September 16 12 to 4pm In our Event Space Join us as we welcome special guest Rada Linke of Mastrojanni Winery for a ridiculously awesome tasting of Brunello (among other things) from one of the finest estates in Montalcino. We’re even including a wonderful...

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  • fevrebouchard_lo_res Fevre/Bouchard Tasting Fri. 9/15Friday, September 15 5 to 7pm At the Bar Join us as we welcome our friend Katie Parker for a master class-style tasting featuring the wines of Chablis and the Cote d’Or. We’re sampling a range from Domaine William Fevre and Domaine Bouchard. This is...

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  • underwood_lo_res (1) Canned Wine Tasting Fri. 9/8Friday, September 8 5 to 7pm At the Bar Join us as Art Fair kicks off, and sample some of our favorite canned wines, from Underwood in Oregon! Union Wine Co. Underwood Pinot Gris On Sale $5.99 (375ml Can) Underwood Pinot Gris is a bright...

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  • 9.9tasting_lo_res Calif. All-Stars Tasting Sat. 9/9Saturday, September 9 12 to 4pm In our Event Space Join Bill Kniep of Pinnacle Imports, Missouri’s leading importer of the finest California wines (among other things!). This dynamite tasting will feature a series of knockout wines from the Central and North Coasts. This is...

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  • serres_lo_res Serres Rioja Tasting Sun. 9/10Sunday, September 10 1 to4 pm At the Bar As the Art Fair draws to a close, join us to taste two stellar Riojas from Carlos Serres! Serres was a pioneer in Rioja, establishing one of the now-famous region’s first wineries in 1896. This is...

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  • morlet-family-vineyards Morlet Family Tasting Wed. 9/6Wednesday, September 6 5 to 7pm In our Event Space Join us as we welcome special guest Sriti Fusillo from Morlet Family Vineyards in Saint Helena for a special edition tasting! Luc Morlet is in the fifth generation of a French winemaking family. He grew...

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  • 9.3tasting_lo_res Chile & Argentina Tasting Sun. 9/3Sunday, September 3 1 to 4pm At the Bar Taste some of our favorite wines from two underappreciated wine countries, Chile & Argentina! 2016 Mayu Pedro Ximenez, Elqui Valley, Chile On Sale $13.99 The 2016 Pedro Ximenez is very floral and fresh with great acidity,...

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  • 9.2liquor_lo_res Bloody Mary/Maria/Red Snappers Sat. 9/2Saturday, September 2 1 to 4pm At the Bar It’s a bloody cocktail showdown! Taste three cocktails made with our new (spicy!!!) Bloody Mary mix, “Most Wanted.” This stuff is seriously hot. We’re making Bloody Marys (vodka), Bloody Marias (tequila), and Red Snappers (gin). Which...

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  • 9.2tasting_lo_res Undiscovered US Wines Tasting Sat. 9/2Saturday, September 2 12 to 4pm In our Event Space This fun tasting will feature undiscovered wines from around the US! Everyone’s tried domestic Cabernets and Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs, but this collection features under-represented grapes and blends, some from unexpected regions of the US....

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  • pinots_lo_res (3) 2015 Oregon Pinot Tasting Fri. 9/1Friday, September 1 5 to 7pm At the Bar The 2015 vintage is outstanding for Oregon Pinot Noirs, and Friday we’re popping the corks on a few highlights we have in stock now. Kick off your weekend right and come sample with us! 2015 McKinlay...

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  • leblon_lo_res Caipirinha Tasting Sat. 8/26Saturday, August 26 1 to 4pm At the Bar Join us to sample a classic Caipirinha! The Cairprinha is Brazil’s national cocktail, made with cachaca (sugar cane liquor), sugar, and lime. Though Cachaca is made from sugar cane, it’s more like tequila than rum in...

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  • 8.27tasting_lo_res Spanish Wine Tasting Sun. 8/27Sunday, August 27 1 to 4pm At the Bar It’s Spain fever! These awesome new arrivals from Spain are not to be missed. Seriously, if you’re a fan of Spanish wine and you’re looking for some new favorites, do not miss this tasting! 2015 Paza...

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  • 8.26tasting_lo_res Rhone Valley Tasting Sat. 8/26Saturday, August 26 12 to 4pm In our Event Space We’re hot on the Rhone Valley right now! This French region gave us Grenache and Syrah, and many other grapes that have thrived in the hands of winemakers across the globe. This tasting will feature...

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  • 8.20tasting_lo_res Grenache vs. Grenache Tasting Sun. 8/20Sunday, August 20 1 to 4pm At the Bar This cool tasting will feature Grenache blends from France and Australia. These are two very different styles of the same grape, which makes for a fun comparative tasting. Come check it out! 2015 Guillaume Gonnet Cairanne...

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  • liquor8.19_lo_res Amara Spritz Tasting Sat. 8/19Saturday, August 19 12 to 4pm In our Event Space We’re nuts about this blood orange Amara from Sicily, and this weekend we’re mixing it into a simple spritz with Prosecco! You’ll love its balance of fresh citrus notes and signature bitterness, lightened by the...

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  • 8.19tasting_lo_res Mauro Molino Tasting Sat. 8/19Saturday, August 19 12 to 4pm In our Event Space Join us as we welcome Francesca Conti from Mauro Molino Winery for a dynamite tasting of Barberas and Baroli from one of our favorite estates in Piedmont! These are modern style Italian reds that drink...

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  • piuze_lo_res Patrick Piuze ChablisWe first met Patrick Piuze after his first vintage less than a decade ago, and we’ve been huge fans ever since. He’s a Canadian-born winemaker who is pushing the envelope in Chablis more than the big names (Raveneau, Dauvissat, etc.). His wines see no new...

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  • 8.13_lo_res Boxed Wines Tasting Sun. 8/13Sunday, August 13 1 to 4pm At the Bar A few short years ago it was difficult to find good wine in a box, but all of that has changed. Sample a few of our favorite boxed wines including a delicious Chardonnay and a fabulous Provence...

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  • 8.12liquor_lo_res Gin Tasting Sat. 8/12Saturday, August 12 1 to 4pm At the Bar Sample two of our favorite gins, the classic and traditional Nolet’s next to the modern Uncle Val’s Botanical!

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  • boulon_lo_res New Beaujolais Tasting Fri. 8/11Friday, August 11 5 to 7pm At the Bar Jason visited this winery with Craig Baker last year and discovered these amazing wines. We’ve been saying for a while now that Beaujolais is going to be the next big thing in French wine. These reds...

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  • 8.6tasting_lo_res Routestock Cellars TastingSunday, August 6 1 to 4pm At the Bar Sample an excellent set of California values from Routestock Cellars! Each wine is named after a highway that runs through the area in which the grapes are grown. 2014 Routestock Cellars Chardonnay Rte. 121, Carneros On...

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  • 8.6liquor_lo_res Manhattan vs. Manhattan Tasting Sat. 8/5Saturday, August 5 1 to 4pm At the Bar Do you prefer your Manhattans with rye or bourbon? Not sure? Well, we’ve got you covered! Sample Manhattans two ways and pick your favorite. We’re using our favorite vermouth, Carpano Antica, and blending it with High...

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  • 8.5tasting_lo_res BIG Burgundy/Napa/Portugal Tasting Sat. 8/5Saturday, August 5 12 to 4pm In our Event Space Burgundy: 2015 Domaine de la Croix Senaillet Macon-Davayé On Sale $19.99 This is a gorgeous new find for us from Domaine de la Croix Senaillet. Notes of pear, passion fruit, and ripe lemon on the...

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