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.
Please join us tonight for a very special seated tasting with Brand Embassador Matt Bindel of the Giesen Wine Estate in New Zealand. This native New Zealander has spent over 10 years representing the Giesen brothers and their large family-owned winery in Marlborough, South Island. We will indulge in not only their flagship Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir, but their hand-crafted, single vineyard Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Syrah as well. Reservations are required in advance to join in on the experience and can be made by calling 813-879-2931. Click on the Title above to reveal the stellar wines we will be tasting this night.
Summer Passport Series: The Mediterranean - Wine Tasting
Tonight we set sail for three exotic ports of call in the beautiful Mediterranean countries of Spain, Italy, and France. This virtual cruise around these historic harbors will showcase seven summery reds, a refreshing French Island white, a quaffable Spanish rose', and a festive Spanish sparkling wine to complete your journey. There will be ten wines in all to relax with. Reservations to taste this luxury line-up are appreciated and can be made by calling 813-879-2931. Click on the Title above to reveal which European lovelies will be on board with us.
Cabernets for Father's Day - Wine Tasting
This Sunday is Father’s Day. It’s a time to let Dads know you care. How about sharing a glass of great red wine with him or letting him enjoy a tasty red that you bought especially for him. We think it’s a perfect way to say Thank You for all he has done. Reservations for this 10 wine, paternal patronage are appreciated and can be made by calling (813) 879-2931. Click on the Title above to reveal which Cabernets we have selected for Dear Old Dad.
25th Anniversary Special Gala Tasting
Happy Birthday to Us!
Vintage Wine Cellars has been serving Tampa Bay for 25 years and we are throwing a big shendig to thank you, our customers. Since it's our 25th anniversary, we wanted to showcase 25 of our favorite red & white wines, pour some featured wines from Magnums, raffle off some Winery mementos for free, and give you a commemorative VWC wine bag for you to take home. We'll have balloons and birthday sweets to go along with our tasty cheeses and crusty bread, so please stop by and raise a glass with us. Please, no cards or gifts, just well wishes and good cheer. Reservations for this annual affair are appreciated and can be made by logging onto BrownPaperTickets.com or by calling (813) 879-2931. Click on the Title above to reveal some of the 25 wines we are going to celebrate with.
"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.
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!