Events & Tastings

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

  • 4.23tasting_lo_res Marc Cellars TastingSunday, April 23 1 to 4pm At the Bar Our whole staff tasted these gems recently and agreed that they offer a lot of bang for the buck. They are fruit-driven and enjoyable. These are drinking wines, not thinking wines. Join us as we sample...

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  • amaro_lo_res Amaro TastingSaturday, April 22 1 to 4pm At the Bar Amaro is a unique herbal liqueur that some non-experts say has medicinal properties. This Saturdaywe’re sampling two unique and very different Amaros, one from Sicily and one from Kansas City! Amara d’Arancia Rosso $32.99 The bouquet...

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  • 4.22tasting_lo_res Bordeaux TastingSaturday, April 22 12 to 4pm In our Event Space Join our own Jason Main, freshly back from a wine-tasting journey in Bordeaux, to sample a series of goodies. This collection includes probably the best white we’ve discovered so far this year, plus two unique...

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  • flegenheimer Australian TastingFriday, April 21 5 to 7pm At the Bar Join us as we welcome Bob Campbell from Epicurean Wines for a sampling of some awesome Australian gems including the Flegenheimer Sparkling Shiraz we featured last week. Epicurean specializes in finding Australia’s best wines, particularly from...

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  • sheridan_lo_res Sheridan Vineyard TastingWednesday, April 19 5 to 7pm In our Event Space Join us as we welcome back our friend “Big John” Caudill from Sheridan Vineyard for a special edition Washington tasting! These wines are some of the best out of Yakima, no question. This is your...

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  • brunchcocktails_lo_res Brunch Cocktail TastingSaturday, April 15 1 to 4pm At the Bar Nothing peps up Easter brunch like a couple of sparkling cocktails! Join us for a sampling of two refreshing cocktails, an Aperol Spritz and a Kir Royale, made with our new Proa Cava!

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  • unnamed (3) Rosé-a-Rama with Bonus White & Red!Saturday, April 15 12 to 4pm In our Event Space The weather’s amazing, spring is here, and so are the French Rosés! We’re excited to throw our first Rosé-a-Rama of 2017! Come sample of our perennial favorite Rosés along with two bonus wines. 2016 Chateau...

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  • 4.9tasting_lo_res Sunday Zintacular!Sunday, April 9 1 to 4pm At the Bar It’s Sunday Zintacular! Grilling season is kicking off and Zinfandel makes a great pairing for smoky meats and sauces. Sample these two awesome Zins and wrap up your weekend in style! 2015 Day Zin, Sonoma County...

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  • 4.8tastingliq_lo_res Gin Cocktail TastingSaturday, April 8 1 to 4pm At the Bar Join Merch spirits expert Rob Marchant to sample two gin cocktails featuring these two delicious gins! Nolet’s Silver Gin $39.99 From Holland, the Nolet’s Silver Dry Gin is a well balanced spirit with essences of juniper,...

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  • 4.8tasting_lo_res Old World-New World TastingSaturday, April 8 12 to 4pm In our Event Space Join us as we welcome Eric Reed from Ionia Atlantic Imports for a very cool tasting featuring wines from Spain, Italy, and the US! We’re particularly excited about the new Proa Cava, a bargain at...

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  • rose Spanish Rosé TastingSunday, April 2 1 to 4pm At the Bar We think (we hope!!!) it’s safe to assume we’re done with winter for the year. And that means Rosé season is upon us! Some of our early arrivals are these perennial favorites from Spain. Sample them...

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  • cotigo_lo_res Código Tequila TastingSaturday, April 1 1 to 4pm At the Bar Join us to sample three offerings from Codigo Tequila! These are beautiful artisanal sipping tequilas from a spectacular producer in Mexico. Codigo Blanco Pure, unrested agave tequila Codigo Rosa Rested 1 month in Napa Cabernet barrels,...

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  • 4.1tasting_lo_res Natural Wines of the World TastingSaturday, April 1 12 to 4pm In our Event Space Join our special guest Rachel Schulman from Claverach Farm for a very special tasting event! This lineup of natural wines has, at its heart, the future of the wine world. All these producers are making...

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  • unnamed Chablis Master ClassWednesday, April 12 6 to 7:30pm In our Event Space $30 per person Call 314-863-6282 or email us for reservations! If there is one Chablis producer to make sure you’re familiar with, it’s Domaine William Fevre. On April 12, we’re excited to welcome Domaine William Fevre representative Katie...

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  • threesaints_lo_res California Classics TastingSunday, March 26 1 to 4pm At the Bar Join us for a sampling of two California classics! Chardonnay and Pinot Noir are two of the state’s signature grapes and these are classic examples! Both wines in stock and on sale now. 2014 Route Stock...

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  • 3.25tasting_lo_res Napa vs. Napa Tasting With Peter Franus and Nicholson-JonesSaturday, March 25 12 to 4pm In our Event Space Napa Fans, pencil this tasting into your Saturdayschedule! We’re welcoming special guests from TWO awesome Napa wineries for a Napa vs. Napa tasting. Peter and Deanne Franus of Peter Franus Wine Company and St. Louis...

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  • cristia Domaine de Cristia Master ClassWednesday, March 29 6 to 7:30pm In Our Event Space $60 per person Call 314-863-6282 or email us for reservations Join us for a special Chateauneuf master class featuring the wines of Domaine de Cristia! We’re welcoming Baptiste Grangeon, winemaker for Domaine de Cristia, for...

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  • scarpetta_lo_res Scarpetta TastingThursday, March 23 5 to 7pm At the Bar Join us as we welcome special guest Valerie Dukes from Scarpetta Wine for a sampling of one of our favorite Italian wineries! This Friuli-based winery makes a whole range of delicious wines, from refreshing sparklers to...

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  • 3.19tasting_lo_res S. Africa & Portugal TastingSunday, March 19 1 to 4pm At the Bar Sample two Chenin Blancs from S. Africa along with an awesome new Portuguese red! 2015 MAN Vintners Free Run Steen Chenin Blanc, South Africa On Sale $8.99 The 2015 Free Run Steen Chenin Blanc has an...

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  • irishwhisk_lo_res Irish Whiskey TastingSaturday, March 18 1 to 4pm At the Bar In honor of St. Patty’s Day, we’re sampling some of our favorite Irish Whiskeys this Saturday! Knappogue Castle 16 Year Sherry Finish Twin Wood Irish Whiskey Connemara Cask Strength Single Malt Irish Whiskey The Tyrconnell Single...

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  • 3.18tasting_lo_res Rhône Valley TastingSaturday, March 18 12 to 4pm In our Event Space For a time of year when we’re seeing such crazy weather changes, the wines of the Rhone Valley fit the bill. This tasting features a range from white to rose to red, perfect for whatever...

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  • Maysara_lo_res Maysara Tasting ThursdayThursday, March 16 5 to 7pm In our Event Space We are excited to welcome co-winemaker Naseem Momtazi from one of Oregon’s finest, Maysara Winery, for a very special tasting! This small production winery is exactly what we love at The Wine Merchant…they make wines...

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  • 3.12tasting_lo_res New New Zealand TastingSunday, March 12 1 to 4pm At the Bar Sample two awesome new additions to our New Zealand selection this Sunday! 2016 Crossings Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand On Sale $9.99 Vividly juicy, this is sleek and refreshing, delivering a mouthful of Key lime and passion...

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  • 3.11tasting_lo_res Dual Winemaker TastingSaturday, March 11 12 to 4pm In our Event Space We have yet another treat for you this weekend! We’re welcoming two special guests to the shop for a tasting of some of our favorite Italian wines. While last weekend we highlighted the modern style...

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  • kermitlynch_lo_res Kermit Lynch TastingFriday, March 10 5 to 7pm At the Bar This Friday, join us for a special edition tasting featuring the wines of importer Kermit Lynch! Special guest Greg Powell, one of the guys in the U.S. who knows Lynch’s wines better than anyone, will join...

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