-every Friday & Saturday evening from 6pm-9pm (unless otherwise noted)-
upcoming tastings &
recaps of recently held tastings
Friday, November 8th
Jan from La Maison & Velier (part of the fantastic PM Spirits book), was in with some Caribbean delights (& more!). We gave Haitian Clairin another try- It's a natural style of rum made in a somewhat agricole manner. As well as a Jamaican rum for good measure & a beautiful Vermouth Blanco!
Saturday, November 9th
You know the wines, you love them! Rafael, from Parés Baltà, will be in store to taste us on some Catalonian treats!
Sunday, November 10th
Bijan will be back to treat us to some Greenhook Ginsmiths selections!
Friday, November 1st
We had an absolutely thrilling tasting with Leah from Jenny & Francois! We tasted some Austrian treasures, including Superstar Gut Oggau's Theodora, as well as new comers Christina St. Laurent and Warnung's lovely co-ferment Basis Nobody.
Saturday, November 2nd
Let's face it we're dog lovers in this shop! And Shelter Winery's 'Lovely Lilly' Pinot Noir - a tribute to their late beloved dog pulls at our heartstrings as much as it delights our pallet. Enjoy a mineral driven, easy going Pinot that will become your new weeknight favorite!
Sunday, November 3rd
Our "Don't Forget to Turn Your Clocks Back Special Tasting" with Bijan of St. Agrestis, from just up the road in Greenpoint.
Friday, October 25th
Quinn from Skurnik Wines was in with some spectacular tastes for the season!
-Von Winning Riesling
- Malvirá Arneis
-Azelia Langhe Nebbiolo
Saturday, October 26th
It's a late October weekend double-header, with Alexa from Bonhomie Imports, who will be pouring some great wines.
- Le Fief Noir 'L'Echamppee' Chenin Blanc and 'Cocagne' Grolleau
Emile Balland ' Les Beaux Jours' Rouge
Friday, October 18th
Do you feel like a Superhero? Do you want to? Pam Govinda of PM Spirits was in to taste us on the entire line of Street Pumas spirits and tell the dreamy tales of what superhero-dom is really like.
Saturday, October 19th
Many people believe that orange wine is a new trend- these people must be unaware of the wine that's been made in Slovenia and Georgia going back generations. We checked out Aransat (orange in Italian) from producer Nicola Biasi- at a shockingly good price!
Friday, October 11th
Marquis Williams graced us once again with some delicious wines from Golden Vines - more specifically, from Burgundy and southern Italy.
Saturday, October 12th
Have you ever had shockingly good Grüner Veltliner! Have you tried Martin & Anna Arndorfer's 'Strasser Weinberge' Grüner Veltliner? Well, you should.
Friday, October 4th
The one and only Giancarlo Luiggi of RIPE Wine Imports was in with amazing wines from Spain (a killer Albariño), France (a beautiful Provence rosé) & Chile (the Cinsault was sooo good, we sold out of it).
Saturday, October 5th
Friday was so fun we had to Rossese-tate ourselves with the tasty, little red from Liguria, Italy: Vigneti a Prua's Rossese.
Friday, September 27th
- Weingut Brand from Pfalz, Germany and their lovely Weissburgunder (that's Pinot Blanc to you and me). And, guess what?, it's deee-licious!
Saturday, September 28th
Celebrating with a late summer bubbly treat...
Siemàn's 'Camaleonte' from the Veneto.
Friday, November 15th
He used to help you pick out wine in this very shop- now Francisco Arredondo returns to delight you with wines from Volker Wines.
We'll be tasting Austria's Claus Preisinger 'Puszta Libre!',' Rozas Libre!' and Gilbert Cellars 'Left Bank' a wonderful red blend from Washington State.
Saturday, November 16th
"The Return of the Luiggi" - RIPE Wine Imports Giancarlo Luiggi is here to help you make some inspired choices for your Thanksgiving feast! Pouring an array of French wines including Domaine Masson-Blondelet 'Les Angelots' Pouilly Fumé, Domaine La Madura 2015 St Chinian Rouge, and Domaine de la Graveirette 'Ju de Vie'.
Friday, November 22nd
Ted from Critical Mass Selections will be in tasting us on wines that will absolutely delight for Turkey day - or any other day of the year!
Sunday, November 24th
Austin Furnas from Detroit, Michigan's Two James Distillery will be in store to taste us on the Catchers Rye Whiskey as well as some other goodies
Friday, December 13th
Our favorite Catalonians return to the store! Rafael from Pares Balta will be here to delight and remind us not to discount Spain from our holiday wine choices!
Friday, December 20th
Colin from Vom Boden will be here with some truly special treats just in time for your Christmas/Holiday table!
Saturday, December 21st
It's the holidays, which means Marie is sure to be opening something wonderful from VOS Selction! Stop by and taste!