Over the past decade, Argentina has evolved from a country not well known on the global wine scene to the New World's fastest growing exporter of wines. While their leading grape is the French import, Malbec, Argentina cultivates far more than that single-varietal...
It's still that time of year in California for a nice crisp Rosé. These flavorful wines are perfect for the warmer weather of late spring and early summer. They pair well with lighter dishes such as seafood, salads, and roasted chicken, but they are wonderful by themselves, at the pool or in the backyard!
Belle Meade Bourbon became known as a great value and top quality product from 1878 until 1909, when Tennessee adopted state-wide Prohibition and production ended. Charlie and Andy Nelson, are two brothers that are direct descendants of the original distiller, Charles Nelson. If it wasn't for their extraordinary efforts to bring back Belle Meade Bourbon after more than 100 years, it would have been gone forever.
By blending juice from different wine varietals into the same wine, a winemaker has the ability to craft a wine that meets his style and taste requirements. Blending also gives rise to some interesting combinations of flavors that would be unobtainable from any single varietal wine. Stop by and see why Zinfandel blends are so popular!
Hair of the Dog is dedicated to providing the beer lover with new and unusual beer styles. The beers that we will be tasting in this week's flight are all bottle conditioned which results in beers that improve with age. Come in and try some Hair of the Dog aged classics.
Amur Spirits products are inspired by Amur (Siberian) leopards and tigers and come from one of the most ecologically clean areas on the planet, the Amur River basin in the Russian Far East. These authentic spirits are distilled to perfection from high-quality premium wheat and rye, blended with pure and soft Sikhote-Alin mountain water and meticulously refined through 40 feet of continuous filtration.
Ron Melville founded Melville Vineyards in 1996, with help from cult Winemaker Greg Brewer of Brewer-Clifton. Today, Ron and his son Chad continue to produce high scoring Pinot Noirs, Chardonnays, Syrahs, and Viogniers from the Santa Rita Hills and Santa Barbara County AVAs. This tasting features the last vintage wines from their Estate's Vineyard, which produced high scoring wines at value conscious prices!
We are privileged to be visited by Teeling Whiskey Portfolio Manager, Eanna Ryan for this special demo.The Teeling Whiskey Distillery is the first new distillery in Dublin in over 125 years and has revived the craft of distilling back in the very heart of Dublin city centre.
Your response to our Rosé tastings has been nothing short of phenomenal! Judging by the number of tastings you have ordered in the tasting room, and the number of bottles you have purchased in the retail store, you are realizing that great rose is not the sickeningly sweet glop of yesteryear, but a great addition to your dry, crisp wine repertoire.
Partners Joe and Michael started the Channel Islands Distillery because they couldn't find a premium rum on the market that suited their taste. We are privileged to be visited by Channel Islands Distillery Partner, Joe Freas for this special demo.
Kirk and Sweeney was a wooden schooner, best known for smuggling rum from the Caribbean to the Northeast during the early years of Prohibition. Just before it entered United Statesterritorial waters, the schooner would drop anchor and sell the rum to smaller boats to smuggle the rum ashore.
Sierra Nevada is one of California's most well-known breweries; some would even say they changed the beer world forever. They set out with a simple goal, to brew the beers they wanted to drink. As it turned out, lots of other people wanted to drink them as well.
Given California Chardonnay's popularity, it is easy to overlook the success of other white varietals and blends from all over the world. White wines are perfect for sipping on a porch while lounging in the sunshine, or at your next backyard barbecue paired with fish or chicken.
Beluga is a world famous noble Russian vodka. Thanks to its aristocratic origins and idyllic quality, Beluga has claimed its rightful place in the global culture of spirit satisfaction and consumption.
We are privileged to be visited by Remell Taylor, Representative for Beluga Vodka.
Since their 2006 opening, Port Brewing has been producing some of the best hoppy beers in San Diego. They focus on Americanized west-coast style beers - so much so that in 2015, they decided to open up another brewery called The Hop Concept.
Trevor Mortensen, Sales Representative for Port Brewing & The Hop Concept, will be on hand Friday night to talk beer with everyone.