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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A B C's of Wine - Wine Tasting
At our usual, weekly wine tastings, we are often sampling versions of the two most popular wines grapes, Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay. But tonight we wanted to explore some lesser known, but very delicious grapes or grape blends that are also a delight to taste. Hence the title “Anything But Cabernet or Chardonnay”. Reservations to appreciate these alternate wines are appropriate and can be made by calling (813) 879-2931. Click on the Title above to see the list of ABC wines that we want you to taste.
Winery Spotlight: Chateau La Nerthe - Seated Wine Seminar
Tonight we have not one, but two guest speakers to entertain and inform you about Chateau La Nerthe. Christophe Bristiel of Chateau La Nerthe and Antoine Collet of Kobrand will showcase 6 of their prestigious and highly –rated whites and reds from their winery which is situated in the Chateauneuf-du-Pape district of France’s Rhone Valley and has been making wine there since 1736. Seats will sell out fast for this event so please be prompt with your reservation calls. Credit cards are requested when you call and make your reservations at (813) 879-2931. Click on the Title above to see the critically acclaimed line-up of wines that we will present this night.
Guess That Grape - Mystery Wine Tasting
Are you good at guessing? Figuring out a mystery? How about tasting 10 delicious wines with fresh bread and tasty cheeses? If your answer is yes to any of the above, then join us tonight for a little fun in the glass. We've got ten wines in brown bags and invite you to figure out which wines are which. We will give you a list of what's being tasted tonight, and then you decide in what order they are being poured. Sound like fun? It's definitely a challenge to get them all right. Reservations to join our quenching quandry are appreciated and can be made by calling (813) 879-2931. Check back here soon to see which wines we'll be pouring for you this night.
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!