Drinking a wine that rates over 90 points from various experts is most always a pleasure. Finding a highly-rated, high-quality wine for under $20 a bottle is a bit of a trick, but we managed to find 10 wines that deliver both exquisite taste and excellent value. Our search led us to 3 whites and 7 reds that fits this bill, and we want you to try them. So if you like great wine for a fair price, make your reservations for this good-sense sampling by calling (813) 879-2931. Click on the Title above to reveal which wines that both make the grade and are bargains under $20.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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!