Tastings & Classes >>WINE TASTINGS
|Thursday, August 7|
|It's that time of year again, Shark Week! This is our nod of respect to everyone's favorite carnivorous ocean dweller, featuring a flight of outstanding white wines. Expect white grapes the world over to be represented, from Albarino to Xarel-lo. Prepare to be refreshed! Tickets are $29|
Beat the Heat!
|Thursday, August 14|
|Summer has arrived in the Greatest City in America, and we all need to cool off a bit. Come sip on a variety of fresh, youthful whites and reds all aimed at keeping your core temperature under control. An added bonus is that we keep the shop at cellar temperature, so come chill with us! Tickets are $19|
Profound Pinot Noir
|Thursday, August 21|
|Pinot Noir can be a finicky grape to grow, but the results are worth the effort and dedication. Explore the many shades of this Burgundian born wonder, from Gevrey-Chambertin to the Russian River Valley to the untamed isle of Tasmania and beyond. Come see how this noble grape excels in telling the story of where it was grown. Tickets are $19|
Sizzlin' South America
|Thursday, August 28|
|Argentina and Chile are rising star regions, each with their own set of perfectly adapted grapes. Malbec has chosen Argentina as its vacation home, while other Bordeaux varieties like Cabernet Sauvignon and Carmenere have selected Chile. With varying climates, soils, and altitudes come numerous different takes on the same grapes, and of course plenty of New World experimentation with oddballs like Torrontes, Bonarda, and Tannat. Come see what the Southern Hemisphere has to offer! Tickets are $19|
Saturday, August 30
Binology 101: The Basics of Wine TastingWe look at the typical characteristics of popular grape varietals and explain the terminology and... Read More
2012 Lenne "LeNez" Pinot Noir, Yamhill-Carlton$34.99/bottle or $349.90/case of 12
Soft and rich, the 2012 vintage in Oregon's Willamette Valley produced wines with generous fruit profiles and immediate accessibility. Deftly balanced, concentrated flavors of plum, black cherry, anise and mocha are beautifully woven together before pleasant mid-palate grip and a lingering, fine-grained tannic structure round things out.