Events & Tastings

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

  • Cali. Bargains TastingSunday, January 20 1 to 4pm At the Bar Join us to sample some of our absolute favorite Northern California bargains! These are great candidates for your new house pour. 2015 The White Knight Viognier, Clarksburg On Sale $9.99 Ripe flavors and a plush texture...

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  • Blended Scotch TastingSaturday, January 12 1 to 4pm At the Bar Did you know that more BLENDED Scotch than single malt is consumed in Scotland? It’s true! They believe that by blending the single malts from all the different distilleries together you’ll get a better product, and...

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  • New Spanish Reds TastingCool Spanish Wines from Bernabe Navarro Sunday, January 6 1 to 4pm At the Bar Have you had the chance to pick up one of these whimsically labelled reds from Spain! Now’s the time to come by and try them. We’ll have these two new...

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  • Bordeaux vs. The World TastingBordeaux vs. The World Tasting Saturday, January 5 12 to 4pm In our Event Space It’s time for some big wines to greet the chill of January! We’re featuring Bordeaux and Bordeaux-like blends from around the world this Saturday. We’ll hit the exciting and rare...

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  • New Arrivals & Greatest Hits TastingSunday, December 16 1 to 4pm At the Bar We’re popping the corks on some delicious new additions from one of our favorite importers, Peter Weygandt! We’ll also sample some everyday drinkers that punch well above their weight class for your sampling pleasure! Come on...

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  • Champagne & Chateauneuf TastingSaturday, December 15 12 to 4pm In our Event Space Recently the Guigal family (one of the Rhone valley’s top producers) has begun producing their first ever Domaine (estate fruit) wine in the Chateauneuf-du-Pape region. We’re going to pull the corks on these rare gems...

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  • Grower Champagnes & Napa & Sonoma Tastings!!Saturday, December 8 12 to 4pm In our Event Space That’s right! It’s time for some bubbles and we’re pouring the best from the man, the myth, the legend…Terry Theise! His grower Champagne aka “Farmer Fizz” is as good as it gets and we’ll have...

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  • Kermit Lynch Beaujolais TastingSunday, December 2 1 to 4pm At the Bar Join us Sunday to taste a selection of Beaujolais from Kermit Lynch! 2017 was a stunning vintage for Beaujolais and Kermit Lynch is one of the very best importers for this region. We’ll be tasting two...

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  • New Whistle Pig Barrel Tasting!Saturday, December 1 1 to 4pm At the Bar It’s finally here! We had so much fun with this one and can’t wait for you to try our selection. Whistle Pig 12 Year Bespoke Blend Rye, Wine Merchant/Mai Lee/Nudo Edition $119.99 For this custom barrel,...

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  • BIG Rhone/Burgundy TastingSaturday, December 1 12 to 4pm In our Event Space Join us for a BIG Burgundy and Rhone tasting with our special guest, Importer Craig Baker! Get here early because we only have ONE sample bottle of the 99 and 100 point Chateauneufs! 2016 Les...

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  • Wines for LeftoversSunday, November 25 1 to 4pm At the Bar Come taste a spectacular new dry Riesling and one of our all-time favorite domestic Pinot Noirs! 2016 Huls Riesling, Mosel On Sale $19.99 On a tasting trip to New York with Importer Peter Weygandt, we discovered...

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  • Snow Leopard Vodka TastingSaturday, November 24 1 to 4pm At the Bar Join us as we welcome special guest Megan Brillos from Snow Leopard Vodka to taste a smooth, silky vodka that is perfect for your warm weather cocktails! And as a cool side note, this distillery donates...

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  • Tour of Italy TastingSaturday, November 24 12 to 4pm In our Event Space Wondering what to pair with a house full of guests and a bunch of Thanksgiving leftovers? These wines are perfect for afternoon quaffing and pairing with Thanksgiving fare. NV Collevento 921 Prosecco, Veneto On Sale...

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  • Thanksgiving Wine Tasting Part 2Sunday, November 18 1 to 4pm In our Event Space Continuing our Thanksgiving tasting extravaganza on Sunday, we’ll feature six more food-friendly and delicious wines to serve alongside your holiday meals! 2014 Chateau de l’Eperonniere Cremant de Loire On Sale $20.99 This aromatic and expressive...

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  • Custom Barrel Bourbon TastingSaturday, November 17 1 to 4pm At the Bar We are flush with custom whiskeys right now! Come taste three unique and awesome Merch custom barrels at the bar including a very cool Bourbon aged in Orin Swift wine barrels (making its first appearance in...

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  • Thanksgiving Wine Tasting Part 1Saturday, November 17 12 to 4pm In our Event Space Thanksgiving is about feasting, and therefore it’s also about wine! But pairing wines with the huge variety of flavors on a Thanksgiving table can be tricky. That’s why we’re dedicating the whole weekend to tasting...

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  • Rhone/Lirac TastingSunday, November 11 1 to 4pm At the Bar Sample two great Rhône wines this Sunday, including an old classic (Guigal) and a gorgeous Lirac (similar to a Cotes du Rhone Villages, but on steroids). 2016 E. Guigal Cotes du Rhone Blanc On Sale $14.99...

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  • Remus Bourbon TastingSaturday, November 10 1 to 4pm At the Bar Stop by the bar to sample two straight Bourbons from George Remus! Remus, known as “The King of Bootleggers,” created an empire in the 1920s making the BEST bourbon for “medicinal” purposes. Today the label is...

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  • Double Tasting!!Saturday, November 10 12 to 4pm In our Event Space Join us for an amazing double tasting this weekend where we’ll welcome TWO special guest pourers: Our favorite importer Craig Baker will take us through his outstanding (and crazy affordable) Spanish selections, and Master Sommelier...

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  • Northern Italy TastingBest of Northern Italy Tasting Sunday, November 4 1 to 4pm At the Bar Sample highlights from Northern Italy this Sunday! 2017 Antonutti Pinot Grigio “Ramato,” Friuli DOC On Sale $17.99 This unique style of Pinot Grigio is getting extra attention these days.”Ramato” or Copper...

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  • Kilchoman Custom Bottling TastingKilchoman Machir Bay Tasting Saturday, November 3 1 to 4pm At the Bar We’re so excited about our two new custom vats from Kilchoman that just arrived! These very limited bottlings are our own blends and each one is unique and interesting. You will be...

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  • Merch Favorites Tasting Sat. 11/3Saturday, November 3 12 to 4pm In our Event Space There is nothing more exciting to us than finding great wines that offer incredible drinking pleasure at modest prices. So this Saturday we’re dedicating our whole tasting to that idea. Come taste the wines we’re...

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  • New Vintage California TastingSunday, October 28 1 to 4pm At the Bar We’re sampling new vintages of some of our favorite California wines under $20 that way over-deliver! And we’re happy to introduce a new single vineyard Cabernet (Trig Point) that is sure to become a customer favorite....

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  • Double Tasting Saturday!Saturday, October 27 12 to 4pm In our Event Space Join us for an amazing DOUBLE tasting this Saturday with special guests “Big John” Caudill from Sheridan Vineyard and our favorite Bordeaux Importer Craig Baker! BEST of Washington: Sheridan Vineyard with “Big John” Caudill “Wow,...

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  • Bordeaux Tasting Sunday 10/21Sunday, October 21 1 to 4pm At the Bar Taste two awesome drink-now Bordeaux, including a stunner from the 2012 vintage that we think is drinking soooo well right now! 2015 Chateau de France Blanc, Pessac-Leognan On Sale $26.99 …2015 Château de Franc Blanc is...

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