Blending different grapes together has been the winemaker's main tool for making better and more interesting wines for centuries. Furthermore, it gives the resulting blends balance, depth, complexity, and makes the wine more complete. That's why American wine enthusiasts are fascinated by the details of what each winemaker has created in his own, distinct culmination of grapes, both red and white. Tonight we will delve into ten custom-made concoctions, and have some fun figuring out exactly what we are tasting in these blends. Reservations are appreciated and can be made by calling 813-879-2931. Click on the Title above to show the list of blended beauties we will pouring for you this night.
The popular NCAA Basketball competition will tip off later this month, but we wanted to bounce a fun idea by you before it begins. Tonight we will host a taste-off between 5 sets of similar varietals from various wine regions, and invite you to be judges on which wines are winners in a head-to-head format. Reservations for this bracketed imbibing are appreciated and can be made by calling 813-879-2931. Check back here soon to find out which American Heroes and World Challengers we will be pitting against each other this evening.
Fling - a brief period of self-indulgence (Merriam-Webster dictionary)
Wanna have a fling? Nothing serious, now. It’s just a casual gathering of consenting adults who would like to pleasure themselves with fine wine, fresh cheeses, and fun people. Tonight we offer you an affair in the glass, as we pour ten tempting wines to enjoy, with no obligations. But who knows, you might just find some wines you can take home and get to know better. Nothing serious though. It's a casual thing. Reservations are appreciated for this seasonal sampling, and can be made by calling 813-879-2931. Check back here soon to reveal the 10 wines we will spring on you this night.
Ratings are an integral part of the fine wine business. Winemakers and wholesalers use these ratings to help sell their wine. Wine buyers and enthusiasts use these ratings as a "quality assurance" method in making wine choices. All the wines we will taste tonight have earned a high A (90+) rating from the various wine media and critics. Join us to see if you agree, and get a chance to purchase some highly rated wines before they are sold out. Reservations for this numbers game are appreciated and can be made by calling (813) 879-2931. Check back here soon to see which wines have made our list to wines to pour for you this night.
Wine enthusiasts know that feeling. You know it when you see an attractive bottle of wine. You take it home hoping it may be 'the one'. You pour it in a glass with anticipation running wild. And then it happens. You get pure pleasure in every sip and you want to shout it to anyone with a palate. "This wine is great! This wine is perfect for me! I want to taste it again and again and again." Ah and there it is, true love. Join us tonight as we reveal ten tempting reds & whites that we hope will touch your hearts, and give you that deep down feeling of fulfillment. Reservations for this heartfelt engagement are appreciated and can be made by calling 813-879-2931. Click on the Title above to reveal the highly rated wines we will be serving you this night.
Special Spanish Seminar - Grupo Pesquera
Sometimes, timing is everything. This Thursday, February 1st, we were offered an exclusive tasting with Nicole Andrus and her esteemed Grupo Pesquera family of wines from Spain. It wasn’t on our List of Events for this month but when opportunity knocked, we were more than happy to schedule this storied wine expert and her highly respected wines from Spanish legend Alejandro Fernandez. Spaces should sell out quickly to taste these 8 wines from their 3 estates there so talk it over with family & friends and make plans to join us. Reservations in advance are required to hold your place for this impromptu event and can be made by calling (813) 879-2931. Check back here soon to see the great lineup of wines she will be pouring for us this night.
"Blends Have More Fun" - Wine Tasting
March Madness - Bracketed Wine Tournament
"Spring Fling" - Wine Tasting
The Ratings Game - Seated Wine Seminar
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!