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. Click on the Title above to see which highly rated wines we have selected for this evening.
Brrrrrrr! It’s pretty Cold out there.
Even though we are lucky enough to live in Florida, it is still Winter for six more weeks and plenty of cold weather nights to go. So let us make the best of lower temperatures, don our best sweaters, and toast the season with some hearty red wines. There will be plenty of variety in these ten crimson creations to please many tastes in our crowd tonight. Join us and decide which red wine is right for you. Reservations are appreciated and can be made by calling (813) 879-2931. Click on the Title above to reveal which winter warming reds we will be pouring this Friday.
Tonight's tasting is all about value. Our $99 Case program is an excellent opportunity to try some high-quality, low cost wines that are perfect for your everyday drinking desires. Owners Jimmy & David have foraged over quality closeouts, hidden gems, and quantity deals, to find 13 new reds and whites that are only $8.25 per bottle by the case. And to make it an even bigger bargain, tonight we will give you an extra bottle FREE with you $99 case. That brings your cost down to just $7.62 a bottle, so clear some space in your trunks, and we'll have the hand trucks ready to help. Reservations for this berried bonanza are appreciated and can be made by calling (813) 879-2931. Click on the Title above to reveal which 13 new bargain wines we have found for you to enjoy.
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 eight attractive reds & whites that we hope will touch your hearts, and give you that deep down feeling of fulfillment. Reservations in advance are required for this heartfelt engagement and can be made by calling 813-879-2931. Click on the Title above to reveal the eight adoring wines we will be pouring for you this night.
Join us tonight at the TAMPA THEATRE 17th annual WineFest fundraiser for a superb night of movie viewing, wine tasting, and people watching with Tampa’s finest movie fans and wine aficionados. Please go to TampaTheatre.org for more details and to purchase your tickets. Owner Jimmy Mela will be tending the Vintage Wine Cellars table, so if you are going, please stop by and say Hello.
'Spring Fling" - Wine Tasting
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 or clicking (813) 879-2931. Click on the Title above to reveal which flirtatious reds & whites we have chosen for tonight.
'Excellence in Argentina' with Susana Balbo - Special Seated Seminar
Brand Ambassador Kendra Forsythe is in town, and has agreed to give us an exclusive education of her Susana Balbo family of Wines on a rare Tuesday night Seated Seminar. Our reduced admittance and heightened expectations to this rare event will make it well worth your time for all who attend. Reservations are required for this mid-week affair and can be made by calling (813)879-2931. Click on the Title above to reveal which wines she is bringing for us to taste.
‘The Wide World of Moët’ - Mid-week Wine Tasting
Moët & Chandon is known in most wine circles for its exquisite line of French Champagne. But tonight, as you will see, we are showcasing some of the other wineries and endeavors that they apply their expertise and attention to. Brand Ambassador Jason Guerra will be our guest speaker tonight to highlight the juicy details of their Newton, Numanthia, and Cape Mentele properties. Reservations are appreciated for this evening’s event and can be made by calling (813) 879-2931. Click on the Title above to reveal what samples Jason has brought for us to try.
Hall Wine Dinner at Del Frisco's Grille
Vintage Wine Cellars will be the retail partner at the Del Frisco Grille this evening. The prestigious Hall Winery has graciously brought 5 of its distinguished bottlings and will be paired with several specialties created just for this seated event. Owner David Mela will be on hand to take your orders from this luxurious line-up. For reservations please contact Del Frisco’s at (813) 878-6890 or email@example.com. Click on the Title above to reveal which five delights they will be offering this night.
'A Taste of Italy' Wine Tasting
Buona Sera, Benvenuti to Vintage Wine Cellars for a virtual wine tasting tour of the prestigious and historic vineyards of Italy. Tonight we are celebrating and exploring the indigenous grapes and ancient expertise in crafting wine that Italy is legendary for. We will showcase 3 bellisimo whites and 7 delicioso reds for your enjoyment, along with some authentic Italian nibbles to complete your evening. Reservations to join our international evening are appreciated and can be made by calling (813) 879-2931. Click on the Title above to reveal which Italian beauties we have chosen for our tasting this evening.
Pine Ridge Vineyards Winemaker Meet & Greet
Join us tonight as we welcome Pine Ridge’s Head Winemaker Michael Beaulac and his esteemed portfolio of wines from their Rutherford estate in Napa Valley. Michael will be talking about and tasting some of his superb creations that he oversees for the Purple Wine Company. Reservations for this engagement are appreciated and can be made by calling (813) 879-2931. P.S. We’re sure he would be available to happily sign any purchases made this evening. Click on the Title above to reveal which precious bottlings he has brought for us to enjoy this evening.
'France's Killer B's' - Seated Wine Seminar
There's quite the buzz tonight at Vintage Wine Cellars. Bees have long been a symbol of French royalty and tonight we apply this regal emblem to two of France's best wine regions, Bordeaux and Burgundy. These two regions have been shining examples of what winemaking should aspire to 'bee' around the world. Reservations are required in advance by credit card, and can be made by calling 813-879-2931. Click on the Title above to reveal which Bordeaux and Burgundies we are going to pour 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!