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.
BLOCKBUSTER REDS - Seated Wine Seminar
"Overture, curtains, lights, This is it, we'll hit the heights..."
This is it; our last seated tasting before our Big Screen Summer Movie season begins. 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 34 people and must be made in advance by credit card by calling (813) 879-2931. Click on the Title above to reveal which have made it as our liquid line-up of stars soon.
Summer Passport Series: The Mediterranean - Wine Tasting
All Aboard! Tonight we set sail for four exotic ports of call in the beautiful Mediterranean countries of Spain, Italy, France and Greece. This virtual cruise around these historic harbors will showcase seven summery reds, a refreshing Greek Island white, a quaffable French 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 wines we will be pouring for our guests at each 'port of call'.
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. We’ll be opening ten tasty types of Cabernet to say “Thanks.” Reservations for this paternal patronage appreciated and can be made by calling (813) 879-2931. Click on the Title above to see which Cabernets we'll be pouring for "Dear Ole Dad".
26th Anniversary Wine Tasting
Happy Birthday to Us!
Vintage Wine Cellars has been serving Tampa Bay for 26 years and we are throwing a big shendig to thank you, our customers. Since it's our 26th anniversary, we wanted to showcase 26 of our favorite red & white wines, pour some featured wines from Magnums and pour you 26 wines to please you. We'll have balloons and birthday sweets (provided by Marnies) 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 http://www.brownpapertickets.com or by calling (813) 879-2931. Click on the Title above to reveal a partial list of the prestigious wineries we have invited to this Birthday party.
'Best of the Best' Spectacular Seated Wine Seminar
This special tasting was such a hit last year so we are bringing it back to celebrate our 26th year of wine tastings! We put together another grand gathering of really wonderful, really rare and really expensive wines for this quarter century plus 1 year event. We are thrilled if you could join us tonight. Reservations for this special event are required and will be reserved for the first 34 people who log onto http://www.brownpaperticket.com Click on the Title above to reveal which 9 Spectacular wines we have the honor to present our guests.
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!