TASTINGS

-every Friday & Saturday evening from 6pm-9pm (unless otherwise noted)-

upcoming tastings &

recaps of recently held tastings 
Friday, January 10th
Getting the New Year started with something a little off the beaten path - La Ferme Rouge 'La Petite Ferme Rouge' from Zaër, Morocco.
Saturday, January 11th
For some reason, the weather is supposed to be in the 60s this weekend - so we're breaking out a rosé! Halkia Winery's Agiorgitiko rosé from the Peloponnese peninsula in Greece. A lovely rosé for anytime of the year!
Friday, December 27th
Giancarlo Luiggi of Ripe Wine Imports was in to get everyone in the mood for the new year, with a fantastic, sparkling Cava (Els Vinyerons) as well as a great new white (Èric Sage's 'Grand Large') and a deep, wintery red (Château du Vieux Moulin - Corbières).
Saturday, December 28th
Everyone wants bubbles this time of year - and what could be more fun than the sparkling red made from the obscure Raboso grape by Casa Belfi in Veneto, Italy? 
Friday, December 20th
Colin from Vom Boden helped us get ready for the holidays with a delicious line-up of central European wines - sparkling rosé for Domaine Migot (in Lorraine, France), an amazing riesling from Stein and a ramato-style pinot gris from Enderle & Moll (the latter two both from Germany).
Saturday, December 21st
Marie from VOS Selections stopped by with some bold, red wines perfect for the season: Palmina Dolcetto (California), Château de Roquefort 'Gueule de Loup' (France) & Dalamára 'Ayehoros' (Greece)... as well as a killer Armagnac - the 25 year old Delord Bas-Armagnac.
Friday, December 13th
Our favorite Catalonians returned to the store! Rafael from Pares Balta was here popping some bubbles (including a 2011 Cava that made us swoon), reminding us it's bubbles not troubles this time of year!
Saturday, December 14th
Former store employee, now Francisco of Volker Wines was back with some vintage Champagne and Austrian treats - perfect for the upcoming holidays
Friday, December 6th
Will from Appalachian Gap returned to sample their yummy, Vermont spirits. But wait!!! He also had with him another wonderful project: Split Spirits - a study in aging whiskeys with different types of wood... interesting and delicious.
Saturday, December 7th
We welcomed Leah from Jenny & François back in to recreate some of the magic from her last tasting of superstar, Austrian natural wines in early November. You might say this tasting's theme was Natural Wine Heavy Hitters, including Joe Swick, Milan Nestarec, Christian Tschida and Caleb Leisure!
Friday, November 22nd
Ted from Critical Mass Selections was in tasting us on wines that will please for Turkey day - or any other day of the year!
Saturday, November 23rd

Jake from Skurnik was in the house pouring THREE exceptional whiskies! Don't miss this chance to taste what small batch producers in America are doing these days!

Sunday, November 24th
2pm-5pm
Austin Furnas from Detroit, Michigan's Two James Distillery was in store to taste us on the Catchers Rye Whiskey as well as some other goodies
This week:
Recently Tasted:
Friday, January 17th
We started a Cocktail-of-the-Month program a couple months back, which has been really fun. Do you know what's even more fun? Tasting them in the store before you go home to make one on your own! This month: The Martinez - and Old Tom Gin based classic.
Saturday, January 18th

Subject to Change Coastview Chardonnay 2017. An exciting take on New World Chardonnay, from serious natural wine makers Subject to Change. 

Upcoming: 
Friday, January 31st
We will be joined by Kelsey from Yola Mezcal, a wonderful Mezcal we started carrying a few weeks back - with a fascinating history as well. C'mon in and learn all about it.
Friday, February 14th
Friday is Valentine's Day and, as you've probably heard, Virginia is for Lovers. So, how better to celebrate than by host the lovely Lee Campbell as she pours some amazing wines from the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Friday, February 28th
Our pre-Leap Day tasting with Pam Govinda of P.M.Spirits will full of delights.
 
Friday, March 13th
P.M.Spirit's Pam Govinda returns, this time with the upcoming St Patrick's Day celebrations in mind. Look for some amazing Irish whiskey and other celtic-themed treats.