In a past Wine Spectator magazine, several editors highlighted lesser known grape varietals and wine regions that wine enthusiasts should discover in 2018. We couldn't agree more. We decided to honor this challenge by unearthing 10 lesser known but very delicious wines that experts are wanting us to try. Reservations for this seek the unique experience are appreciated and can be made by calling (813) 879-2931. Check back here soon to reveal which wines we will be crossing paths with on this evening encounter.
Temperatures are rising and revolution is in the air. America is discovering or rediscovering Rosé wines as a great way to chill out and relax in our endless summer days. Their popularity has become quite the wine trend with many new winemakers promoting their own style of this "pink drink". So what better time to taste ten types than on a hot afternoon in the city. Hopefully you'll find some new favorites to refresh your palate, and refill your wine cellar. Reservations can be made by calling (813) 879-2931.
"Overture, curtains, lights, This is it, we'll hit the heights..."
Join us for a special night of nights as we present a stellar set of 8 red wines that are famous for High ratings, Big flavors and Classic finishes. Reservations for this special sampling are limited to 35 people and must be made in advance by credit card by calling (813) 879-2931. Check back here soon to see which red and white wines we will be pouring this evening.
Most of the great wine regions in the world have rivers running through them. Beyond providing postcard-worthy backdrops, these curvaceous flows moderate severe climates across Europe and the New World, which is important because most wine regions exist in harsh, or marginalized areas. From Germany’s chilly Mosel Valley to the scorching Ribera del Duero in central Spain, vines thrive thanks to the influence of major rivers. Tonight we will talk, taste and toast the wonderful effects of these waters on many prestigious wines. Reservations to join our “class in the glass” are appreciated and can be made by calling (813) 879-2931. Click on the Title above to reveal which river-bound wines we will be pouring for you this evening.
Noble grapes are any grapes traditionally associated with the highest quality wines. They have a long established reputation for making premium quality wines across the globe. Historically speaking, the noble grapes comprised only six varieties. The white noble grapes are Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, and Chardonnay. The red noble grapes are Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot. Tonight we will suspend the current craze of blending grapes, and stick to tasting some wines that are pure and simple. Reservations for this 'back to basics' evening are appreciated and can be made by calling (813) 879-2931. Click on the Title above to reveal the pure & simple single grape wines we will be tasting this eveining.
Summer Passport Series: South Africa & South America - Wine Tasting
Join us this Friday as we climb on board for the last of our Summer Passport Tasting for 2018. The destinations tonight are oceans apart but share a common thread – good wine. The three countries we will explore tonight, Argentina, Chile, and South Africa, are all south of the equator and lesser known for their wine making regions. Let’s go exploring the 3 whites and 7 reds that other “lands down under” have to offer. Reservations for this virtual cruise are appreciated and can be made by calling 813-879-2931. Click on the Title above to reveal details of the wines we will offer tonight.
$99 Case: Summer Edition - Bargain Wine Tasting
Our seasonal super savings wine tasting is back. We host tonight's bargain bonanza four times a year, and we'll be showcasing 13 new wines that are part of our $99 Case program. Without a doubt, it is the best way to mix 'n match any 12 wines for the low price of 99 dollars. What's even better is that tonight, you will receive a bonus bottle FREE on every case you buy. That makes it only $7.63 per bottle! Reservations for this penny-wise perusal are appreciated, and can be made by calling 813-879-2931. Click on the Title above to reveal which new arrival bargains we will be pouring this night.
Champagne Summer - Sparkling Wine Tasting
Nothing beats the heat of summer like sparkling wine. Tonight we are popping corks off ten tempting types of this celebrated bubbly beverage. We invite you to one of our most popular tastings of the summer, where we will taste and toast Champagnes, Cavas, Proseccos, and California creations that are well chilled and charming. Reservations for this sparkling sampling are appreciated, and can be made by calling (813) 879-2931. Check back here soon to see which sparkling wines we'll be pouring 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 or clicking (813) 879-2931. Check back here soon to find out which wines we will be placing in the brown bags this evening.
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!