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Our Fall 2014 tasting calendar is taking shape with an incredible lineup of wines, winemakers, spirits, and special guests from around the world. It starts tonight, Friday 8/29, with a tasting of Scotches from Bruichladdich distillery on the island of Islay and tomorrow, Saturday 8/30, with staff favorites for the holiday weekend. Following our brief closure on Sunday 8/31 and Monday 9/1 in observation of Labor Day, we are pleased to welcome our friends from Bedell Winery on the North Fork of Long Island on Wednesday 9/3, Dragonette Cellars' Brandon Sparks on Thursday 9/4, and the controversial and charismatic Guilhaume Gerard of Selection Massale on Saturday 9/5. Please peruse the list of confirmed events below, mark your calendars, and be sure to check our homepage regularly for new listings (and occasional last-minute adjustments). See you at the tasting table!
Friday, August 29th 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Spirits Tasting: Bruichladdich Scotch
Always one for innovation, Bruichladdich distillery has released a new line of Scotches that focus on Scottish-grown barley (including a good amount from Bruichladdich’s home island of Islay) and continue the house tradition of using a delicate kiss of smoke. We will also be opening The Botanist, their phenomenal gin made with a selection of foraged botanicals from Islay. Sláinte!
Saturday, August 30th 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Staff Picks for the Long Weekend
We're hard at work, contemplating which wines to pair with oysters by the ocean, breakfast, lunch, and dinner from the grill, and bonfires in the sand. Stop by to taste what we come up with.
Wednesday, September 3rd 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Wines of New York: Bedell Winery (North Fork, Long Island)
Mike Fitzgerald of Bedell Winery will join us for a special Wednesday tasting of Bedell's delicious Chardonnay from the North Fork of Long Island. Drink local!
Thursday, September 4th 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Winemaker - Brandon Sparks of Dragonette Cellars (Santa Barbara)
We frequently sing the praises (and drink a whole lot) of Dragonette Cellars' delicious Happy Canyon Sauvignon Blanc and addictive Santa Barbara Grenache. We are especially pleased to welcome winemaker Brandon Sparks for a tasting of these cuvées and more!
Friday, September 5th 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Guilhaume Gerard Pours Sparkling Wines of France and Germany
Our charismatic friend Guilhaume of Selection Massale will be joining us to pour fresh and funky sparkling wines from the Loire, Savoie, and even Swabia in Germany! There's never a dull moment when Guilhaume takes to the tasting table, so make sure to stop by.
Saturday, September 6th 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Stephen Bitterolf Pours Wines of the Mosel
Stephen Bitterolf (Vom Boden) will be here to pour many of our customers their first taste of Elbling (a little-known grape variety from the Upper Mosel) in both sparkling and still form. We will also be featuring Rieslings from Peter Lauer and Julian Haart!
Tuesday, September 9th 7:00pm - 10:00pm
A Special Dinner with Rebecca Work of Ampelos Cellars
Please join us for a special dinner with Rebecca Work of Ampelos Cellars on Tuesday, September 9th, at Back Forty West Restaurant in SoHo. This is an excellent opportunity to explore biodynamics, sustainability, and diversity of viticulture in Santa Barbara County through an exciting range of Ampelos wines served alongside Chef Peter Hoffman's farm-to-table fare. Featured wines include 2013 Viognier, 2012 Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir, 2010 Lambda Pinot Noir, 2007 Rho Pinot Noir, 2009 Syrache, and 2008 Gamma Syrah (please find descriptions below). Tickets are for sale on our website: "Dinner Tuesday September 9 -- Ampelos at Back Forty West."
Wednesday, September 10th 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Meet the Winemaker: Stefanie Biondi Visits from Etna
Our good friend Stefanie Biondi is coming all the way from volcanic Mont Etna to pour a tasting of her (and her husband Ciro’s) lovely mountain wines. Many of their vines are over one hundred years old, and grown to Etna-centric varieties such as Nerello Mascalese, Nerello Cappuccio and Carricante. Join us in tasting the savory terroir from Sicily’s smoky peak.
Friday, September 12th 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Wines from Down Under: Paxton Vineyards
Paxton, one of the world’s largest biodynamic estates, makes some truly delicious Shiraz and Grenache in southern Australia’s McLaren Vale. We don’t stock a lot of wines from down under, but have always been impressed by Paxton’s dedication to careful agriculture and balanced wine-making.
Saturday, September 13th 4:00pm - 7:00pm
New Arrivals from the Canary Islands with Alex Miranda
Fresh from a trip to the paradisiac volcanic Canary archipelago, Alex is raring to crack open new arrivals from exciting young winemakers Victoria Torres of Matias i Torres on the breathtaking island of La Palma, Borja Perez Gonzalez of Ignios Origenes on Tenerife, and more! Join us for a tour of some of the freshest, most diverse and interesting island wines in the world.
Thursday, September 18th 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Wines of the World with Adam Klagsbrun
Join us for a special Thursday night tasting with Adam (lineup will be determined closer to the date).
Friday, September 19th 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Wines of Burgundy with Jeanne Marie de Champs
The wonderful and erudite Jeanne Marie de Champs never fails to educate us on the finer points of Burgundy through her depth of experience and her excellent Burgundy producers. Come with questions and enjoy the wines of Domaine Lafouge in Auxey-Duresses, Domaine Magnien in Morey Saint-Denis, and more!
Saturday, September 20th 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Mike Foulk Pours Delicious Wines of MFW
We are expecting a slew of sensational new wines from MFW this month - please check back in closer to the date to find out what Mike will pour!
Friday, September 26th 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Zev Rovine Pours New Arrivals from the Jura and Savoie
Join us and our good friend, Zev, as we pour through new vintages of old favorites from Jean-Yves Péron and Peggy and Jean-Pascal Buronfosse as well as new cuvées that are sure to become new favorites! Stop by for a wild, funky and delicious Friday night! 5-7PM.
Friday, October 3rd 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Distiller: Steven DeAngelo of Greenhook Ginsmiths
We love it when Steve DeAngelo stops by to mix cocktails with his Greenpoint-distilled Greenhook Ginsmiths Gin and Beach Plum Liqueur! Tonight's tasting will also feature Greenhook's brand new Old Tom Gin, which is spicy, delicious, and perfect for Autumnal gatherings and gifts.
Saturday, October 4th 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Wines of Spain with Andrew Mulligan
We are pleased to welcome Spanish wine warrior Andrew Mulligan (Michael Skurnik Wines), who will be stopping by to pour new vintages from Venus La Universal (Montsant) and La Rioja Alta (Rioja). You can expect something sparkling in the lineup as well...
Friday, October 10th 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Get Involved with Craft Spirits from PM Selections
PM Spirits is sending ace sales-person Leo Comercio to pour some of our favorites from their eclectic catalog. Come get involved with some of Mexico’s most terroir expressive Tequilas, craft Cognac, and a traditional spirit from Spain called “Pacharan.”
Saturday, October 11th 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Ryan Looper Pours New Releases from Forlorn Hope
We are eagerly anticipating the new vintage of Forlorn Hope's intriguing Pinot Gris from Lodi's Kirschenmann Vineyard as well as the first wine to arrive from winemaker Matthew Rorick's sprawling new vineyard in the Sierra Foothills. Join us and our pal Ryan Looper for a taste of these delicious wines and more!
Saturday, October 18th 4:00pm - 7:00pm
New Arrivals from CaliforniaCharbono, Carignan, and Cinsault will feature prominently in this autumnal lineup from California. Join us and our friend Alex Miranda for a taste of some brand new producers and new vintages of old favorites from David Bowler Wines.