Author: Jimmy Mela/Wednesday, November 23, 2016/Categories: Promotions and Specials
GAVI 'LA ROCCA' 2013 by COPPO in PIEDMONT, ITALY $14.99 BTL
La Rocca is pale yellow in color with subtle greenish reflections. It is fresh and delicate on the nose with hints of citrus. On the palate, it is crisp, light, and dry with balanced acidity and a delicate finish. 90 points Wine Spectator
PINOT GRIS 2015 by VAN DUZER in WILLAMETTE, OREGON $18.99 BTL
Dry and crisp, this mouthwatering Pinot Gris delivers sensual tropical fruit entwined with a laser-focused, citrus driven mid-palate.
PINOT NOIR 'VINAS 3' 2013 by ROW ELEVEN in CALIFORNIA $16.99 BTL
Deep opulent flavors of red cherries combined with lightly toasted French oak, this Pinot holds its own with any food pairing.
ZINFANDEL 'OLD VINE' 2013 by ARTEZIN in MENDOCINO, CALIFORNIA $16.99 BTL
"A well-made and full-bodied wine, this has generous helpings of succulent blackberry and boysenberry flavors, with a firm texture of tannins and acidity to balance out all that richness. It smells fresh and fruity, tastes juicy and crisp, and seems to gain depth and interest with repeated sips. The blend includes 10% Petite Sirah and 5% Carignan." 91 points Wine Enthusiast
COTES-DU-RHONE 'HERITAGES' 2013 by OGIER in RHONE, FRANCE $15.99 BTL Deep ruby with purple highlights. Expressive, elegant and complex nose with flavors of ripe red berries and light spice. Full and very attractive palate with freshness and silky tannins. Blend: 70% Grenache, 25% Syrah, 5% Mourvedre
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"Best of the Best" - Spectacular Seated Wine Tasting
EVENT SOLD OUT
Since we are celebrating our 25th year of wine tastings, we wanted to put together a grand gathering of really wonderful, really rare and really expensive wines to the first 36 people that sign up for this once in a quarter century event. We will be opening a Grand Marque Champagne, Grand Cru Classe Bordeaux, Cru White Burgundy, Imperial Italian Riserva, an exclusive Napa Valley Cabernet, plus some other berried beauties that promise to wow all who attend. Because seats will go quickly, we are selling tickets exclusively through BrownPaperTickets.com. So act now, log onto BrownPaperTickets.com, search for our event, and reserve your seats by buying tickets at their website. If tickets sellout by June 15, we might even schedule a 2nd night encore on Saturday June 30th. We look forward to you joining us. Check back here soon for the details are coming soon of which Best wines made our list.
'Best of the Best II' Spectacular Seated Wine Tasting
Our premium event “Best of the Best” on Friday, June 29th has been SOLD OUT. Therefore, as promised, we have scheduled an encore presentation for those who missed out. On Saturday , June 30th , we will pour the same really wonderful, really rare, and really expensive wines to another 36 people that sign up for this once in a quarter century event. We think these seats will also go quickly. Like the previous evening, we are selling tickets exclusively through BrownPaperTickets.com. So act now, log onto BrownPaperTickets.com, and reserve your seats by buying tickets at their website. We look forward to you joining us. Click on the Title above to reveal the spectacular list of wines you'll be tasting this special night.
All-American Reds - Wine Tasting
Tonight we are pouring a story about this great country that we live in. The US of A grows wines from sea to shining sea, and tonight we'll venture to New York, Oregon, Virginia, Washington and of course California to taste some of the best red wines that this country proudly produces. Reservations for this sampling of our nation's pride are appreciated and can be made by calling (813) 879-2931. Click on the Title above to reveal which All American heroes we have picked to celebrate our red-blooded heritage with.
Bastille Day Celebration - Wine Tasting
The People have Won! The Aristocracy is Dead ! ..And the Wine is Flowing !
July 14th commemorates the French Revolution and we are glad to help them celebrate by freely pouring ten of their most wonderful and widely known wines. We'll sample current offerings from the Loire, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Rhone, and even partake of some Provence Rose's. Reservations for tonight's raucous rebellion are appreciated and can be made by calling (813) 879-2931. Check back here soon to see which French wines we have chosen to join our celebration.
Summer Passport Series: Australia & New Zealand - Wine Tasting
Our second virtual viticultural cruise of this summer sets sail tonight for the exotic destinations of the New Zealand and Australia. These 2 countries are on the other side of the globe and have winemaking traditions that are as unique and captivating as the lands they are grown in. Join us as we sample 10 exotic exports that are worth spanning the globe for. Reservations for this delicious virtual voyage are appreciated and can be made by calling (813) 879-2931. Check back here soon to check out which wines we will be tasting on this exotic trip in our glasses.
Over 90 pts & Under $20 - Wine Tasting
Drinking a wine that rates over 90 points from various experts is most always a pleasure. Finding a highly-rated, high-quality wine for under $20 a bottle is a bit of a trick, but we managed to find 10 wines that deliver both exquisite taste and excellent value. Our search led us to 3 whites and 7 reds that fits this bill, and we want you to try them. So if you like great wine for a fair price, make your reservations for this good-sense sampling by calling (813) 879-2931. Check back here soon to see which wines we have found that fit both taste and price.
Open Mon-Sat 10-7 (closed Sun)
Vintage Wine Cellars
3629 Henderson Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33609 (map)
Best of the Bay winner in multiple years!
The big wine warehouses fall short in knowing and tasting their products - here they do both, and are happy to share that knowledge with you. - Yelp!