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Regional Reds

This Tuesday Tasting (Oct 9) we try three tasty reds that are excellent examples of the regions that have helped make them famous. Featuring: Cardwell Hill Pinot Noir, Oregon – An elegant example of a Willamette Valley Pinot Noir, this bright ruby red combines ripe…

Not Your Cali Cabs

This Tuesday Tasting we three great Cabs that are from the deep, deep South (Southern Hemisphere, that is). Featuring: Gouguenheim Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva, Argentina – A classic Cab style with rich, new-world grapes is aged for 1 year in French oak (to become a “Reserva”)…

Meet the Maker: Pete Carlson, Matchbook

Meet the Maker Series: Pete Carlson with MatchbookWines Tuesday, Sept 25, 5:30-7:30 This Tuesday we’re very excited to have a special tasting with Pete Carlson, Regional Manager for Matchbook Wines. Pete visited us in Spring to taste several wines from the Matchbook portfolio, and this…

Shades of Chardonnay

This Tuesday Tasting we try three toasty California Chards that are sunshine in a bottle: Paris Valley Road – This elegant white grown just 30 miles from the Monterey Coast delivers rich fruit flavors balanced by the chalky soil of the region: honeydew melon, white…

Reveling in Riojas

This Tuesday Tasting (September 11) we try three tasty reds from the Rioja region of Spain. Featuring: Montebuena Rioja – This 100% Tempranillo is aged in American oak to create bright, ruby red tasting of cherries and blackcurrant along with a hint of baking spices…