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DECEMBER & JANUARY

WINE, SPIRITS & BEER EVENTS AT THE WINE COUNTRY

 

 

 

DECEMBER 6, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

4:30 to 6:45 p.m. $15

ALL ABOUT PORT!

Kevin Lepisto highlights these winter classics from Portugal--Ruby, Tawny, Reserve, Single-Quinta, Late Bottled Vintage & Vintage Ports. 

 

DECEMBER 7, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $70

THE YEAR'S FINEST RED WINES FROM BURGUNDY!

Samantha Dugan hosts her annual end-of-the-year review of her most impressive Pinot Noirs from Burgundy.

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

DECEMBER 8, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $25

SAMANTHA'S FAVORITE REDS FROM THE SOUTH OF FRANCE!

Rhone Valley, Provence & Languedoc.

 

DECEMBER 27, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

4:30 to 6:45 p.m. $15

NEBBIOLOS OF THE WORLD!

Italy, California & Baja California.

 

DECEMBER 27, THURSDAY EVENING 

7:30 p.m. $70

2018'S BEST CHAMPAGNES!

Samantha Dugan's annual year-end bubbly revue. Sure to be a sellout.

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

DECEMBER 28, FRIDAY EVENING - SOLD OUT (TAKING NAMES FOR WAIT LIST)

7:30 p.m.   $70

2018'S BEST CHAMPAGNES - IN CASE YOU MISSED THE FIRST ONE!

The second of two back-to-back tastings of Samantha Dugan's picks of her finest grower Champagnes of the year.

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

DECEMBER 29, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $25

SAMANTHA DUGAN'S NON-CHAMPAGNE BUBBLES FOR NEW YEAR'S EVE!

Join Samantha Dugan as she shares 10 fabulous sparkling wines suitable for your big event this coming Monday!

 

JANUARY 3, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

4:30 to 6:45 p.m. $15

AFFORDABLE BORDEAUX!

Samantha Dugan has been acquiring wines that outperform their prices.

 

JANUARY 4, FRIDAY EVENING - FIRST FRIDAYS 7 AT 7!

7:00 p.m.   $30

NATURAL WINES: PET-NAT, ORANGE WINES & MORE!

Sample wines from this popular niche movement.

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

JANUARY 5, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $30

ZINFANDEL FEST!

Charcuterie from Fra'Mani, Spanish-Styled Chorizo, Prosciutto, Jamon Iberico & more!

Chris Costales selects the wines

 

JANUARY 10, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

4:30 to 6:45 p.m. $15

HIDDEN VALUES OF LAKE COUNTY & THE NORTH COAST!

Obsidian, Shannon Ridge, La Follette, Brassfield.

Chris Costales hosts.

 

JANUARY 11, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $35

ITALIAN WINE 101!

Kevin Lepisto introduces wines from all the major regions of Italy, with some of the most famous places in all of wine. Ideal seminar for someone new to Italian wine, and for anyone else who loves the wines of Italy.

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

JANUARY 12, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $25

CABERNET FRANCS FROM AROUND THE WORLD!

Consider this a Cabernet Franc love-in, as our staff selects bottles from the France, California, and the Southern Hemisphere. 

 

JANUARY 17, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

4:30 to 6:45 p.m. $15

DRY RED WINES OF PORTUGAL!

Rich tasting, satisfying wines that provide a lot of flavor for the money.

Kevin Lepisto hosts. 

 

JANUARY 18, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $45

ALL ABOUT NAPA VALLEY!

Chris Costales selects wines from America's most famous wine region. Cabernet, Chardonnay & more from Rutherford, Carneros, St. Helena, Howell Mountain, Oakville & more.

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

JANUARY 19, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $25

GSM's OF THE GLOBE! RED BLENDS FROM GRENACHE, SYRAH & MOURVEDRE!

Red wines from France, Australia, the U.S. and more. 

 

JANUARY 23, WEDNESDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $25

BEERVENTURE! DARK & ROASTY BEER!

Rich beers perfect for the winter months.

Nic Bradley hosts

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

JANUARY 24, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

4:30 to 6:45 p.m. $15

CABERNET BLENDS FROM THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE!

Jessica Martinez hosts.  

 

JANUARY 25, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $55

RHONE VALLEY 101 - NORTH TO SOUTH !

Join Samantha Dugan as she introduces you to wines of some of France's most influential wine regions: Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Gigondas, Cote-Rotie, Cornas, and more.

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

JANUARY 26, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $25

AUSTRALIA DAY!

Wine has been grown in Australia for more than two centuries, and some of the world's best selling wines come from down under. Jessica Martinez assembles a variety of wines from various growing regions of that wine-loving continent.

 

JANUARY 31, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

4:30 to 6:45 p.m. $15

DRAGONETTE! WITH WINEMAKER BRANDON SPARKS-GILLIS!

Boutique superstar from Santa Barbara County.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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