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Category: Tastings & Events

Weekly Tasting Schedule 6/23-6/25

Thursday, 6/23, 6-8pm: Nick from Polaner has an outstanding lineup. We will taste a refreshing Pear Cider, as well as a stunningly complex Chenin Blanc from Leo Steen. For reds, we will taste two fantastic value Garnachas from Spain, fun to compare and contrast! Friday, 6/24, 6-8pm: Dylan from Wilson Daniels will pour a delicious…

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Saturday 6/18 Proud Pour Tasting!

You may have noticed a North Coast Sauvignon Blanc with an oyster shell tied around its bottle neck gracing our shelves recently. Not only is it a delicious wine, but our good friend Berlin of Proud Pour uses the sale of this wine to fund an incredible rebuilding of New York oyster beds. One hundred…

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Weekly Tasting Schedule 6/9-6/11

Thursday, 6/9, 6-8pm:  The good folks at Barking Irons will be pouring a fine American Applejack that drinks closer to Bourbon than Calvados. Not to be missed! Friday, 6/10, 6-8pm: Lena from IPO will show a wonderful lineup, including a delicious Grüner Veltliner, a layered and complex Viognier, a fun Spanish blend and a complex…

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Weekly Tasting Schedule 6/2-6/4

Thursday, 6/2, 6-8pm: Some of our favorites will be poured by Ben of Weygandt, including a lovely and very inexpensive Côtes de Gascogne white, a southern Austrian Pinot Blanc, a light yet concentrated Pelaverga from Piedmont and a minerally Blaufränkisch from Eisenberg in Austria! Friday, 6/3, 6-8pm: Meghan from T. Edward will be pouring that…

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Weekly Tasting Schedule 5/26-5/28

Thursday, 5/26, 6-8pm: Paola of Selected Estates of Europe will pour a fantastic Italian lineup, including a fresh Sicilian white, a plump Sicilian red, a textured Pecorino and a Montepulciano d'Abruzzo! Due to Memorial Day Weekend, we will have no scheduled tastings on Friday, 5/27 and Saturday, 5/28.

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Weekly Tasting Schedule 5/18-5/21

Wednesday, 5/18, 6-8pm: Surprise whisky tasting with Wigle! Come try three fantastic spirits, including a delicious Wheat Whiskey, a Ginger Whiskey that packs a punch, and a beautiful Absinthe, all organic and all from the best distillery in Pittsburgh! Thursday, 5/19, 6-8pm:  Jason from Vias will be pouring some favorites, including our great value Merlot…

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Weekly Tasting Schedule 4/7-4/9

Thursday 4/7, 6-8pm: Brian from Opici will be pouring a range of new items, including our new favorite cheap Cabernet. You won't do much better for $12 a bottle (believe us, we tried over 30 before we found this one!) We will also pour the above-mentioned dessert wine as well as a delicious Whisky. And…

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Weekly Tasting Schedule 3/31-4/2

Thursday 3/31, 6-8pm: Vince from Vinifera will be pouring 4 Italian wines that just hit the shelves! A friendly pink Pinot Grigio from Fruili (trust us, it's awesome), an aromatic Soave from the Veneto, a rich and complex Fiano from Campania, and a medium-bodied red to cap it all off, Aglianico from Basilicata. Stop in…

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Weekly Tasting Schedule 3/24-3/26

Thursday 3/24, 6-8pm: Dylan from Wilson Daniels will be here with a mix of spirits and wines- something for everyone! For wines he'll have a Blanc de Blancs from iconic West Coast producer Schramsberg, and the red is a wildly delicious value Ribera del Duero.  On the spirits side we'll be featuring two new items,…

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Weekly Tasting Schedule 3/17-3/19

Thursday 3/17, 6-8pm: Malbec lovers take note! Danica from VOS will be pouring a lovely high-end Malbec from Argentina that you won't want to miss. We are also introducing two fantastic Chenin Blancs from the Loire Valley and a nuanced Riesling from upstate. Friday 3/18, 6-8pm: Apple Jack! Our friends at Barking Irons from Redhook,…

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