' Tis the season to be jolly! as the holiday carol goes. December is the most cork popping time of the year with Christmas parties, family brunches, festive gifts, and then New Year's Eve. So with all these upcoming occasions, we wanted to give you a refresher course on what bubblies are trendy and which ones are perfect for your holiday entertaining. Reservations to join us are appreciated and can be made in advance calling or clicking 813-879-2931.
Red and White. It's the two most recognized and traditional colors of the holiday season. It also happens to be our two favorite kinds of wines to drink. This is our Grande Finale tasting before Christmas and the last chance to sample some great red & white wines to entertain with. So make a list of your friends who have been nice and bring them with you this Friday. Reservations are appreciated and can be made by calling or clicking us at 813-879-2931. Click on the Title above to see Santa's list of wines he wants you try and buy this holiday season.
2017 was a year worth remembering. So tonight we are going to be toasting out 2017 with some of our favorite wines that we have enjoyed over the past 12 months. So join us tonight to taste (or re-taste) some of our most robust reds, wonderful whites and tasty hits that we have poured for you this past year. Reservations are appreciated and can be made by calling or clicking us at 813-879-2931. Check back here soon for details of which wines we will be pouring for the last time in 2017.
What does Thanksgiving, gift wrapping, party going, tree trimming, and merry making all have in common? They are all great oppotunities to enjoy a bottle of wine. The holidays are the perfect time to enjoy everyday wines, so we wanted to offer our $99 case wines as a smart way to plan for the numerous social events that lie ahead. We will be tasting 13 new arrivals to our wide selection of $99 case wines, and let you "try before you buy". What's even better? We will give you a FREE bottle when you mix up a 12 bottle case tonight. That brings your cost down to $7.63 a bottle! Reservations for this berried bargain hunting are appreciated and can be made by calling 813) 879-2931. Click on the Title above to reveal the berried bargains we will be pouring for you this night.
We just had a great opportunity present itself with the Hahn Family of Wines. Their head winemaker, Paul Clifton, will be coming to the Tampa market and we have secured a seated showing of his wines for this evening. He will be talking and we will be tasting 7 of his newest releases that are highly rated, tremendously tasty, and represent great value. Reservations are required for this special sampling and bottle signing and can be made by calling 813) 879-2931. Click on the Title above to see which wines he will be pouring for us.
Seating is limited to the first 30 reservations only.
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!