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SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER WINE & BEER

EVENTS AT THE WINE COUNTRY

 

  • SEPTEMBER

 

SEPTEMBER 1, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $45

SONOMA COUNTY PINOT NOIR!

Many wine experts cite Sonoma County as America's finest Pinot Noir growing region.  Tonight Amy Mullally assembles a dazzling array of Pinots from the Russian River Valley and the Sonoma Coast appellations.

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

SEPTEMBER 2, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $25

GERMAN RIESLING & WURST FEST!

What better way to kick off Labor Day weekend than with grilled brats, weissewursts and sausages combined with the world's most delicious white wines!

 

SEPTEMBER 7, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

4:30 to 6:45 p.m. $10

COMMUTER TASTING: 5 WINES / IN PERSON WINEMAKER ADAM LAZARRE!

Winemaker for Gladiator, Sea Monster, and Lazarre Family Win

 

 SEPTEMBER 8, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $45

THE BEST OF AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

Join Andy Acosta in a tasting and seminar showcasing the ever-improving wines from New Zealand and Oz--now among the finest wines on earth.

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

SEPTEMBER 9, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $20

THE RED WINES OF THE LOIRE VALLEY

Samantha Dugan sselects Pinot Noirs, Cabernet Francs and red blends from the garden spot of France.  Saumur, Sancerre, Bourgueil, Touraine & more

 

SEPTEMBER 14, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

4:30 to 6:45 p.m. $10

PINOT GRIGIO, PINOT BLANC, SYLVANER & KERNER:

THE WHITES OF ITALY'S ALTO ADIGE

Kevin Lepisto hosts.

 

 SEPTEMBER 15, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $45

WHAT IS SANGIOVESE?

Join our Italian wine buyer Kevin Lepisto in a comprehensive tasting of Sangiovese from Tuscany and beyond.

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

SEPTEMBER 16, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $20

TOP SAUVIGNON BLANCS FROM AROUND THE WORLD!

New Zealand, France, USA & more!

 

SEPTEMBER 20, WEDNESDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $25

BEERVENTURE! OUR ANNUAL OKTOBERFEST!

Seasonal Domestic & German beer along with Brats and Pretzels from Alpine Village.

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

SEPTEMBER 21, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

4:30 to 6:45 p.m. $10

SPARKLING ROSÉS!

Bubblies from France, Burgundy, the Loire Valley, California & more!

 

SEPTEMBER 22, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $45

WHAT IS SYRAH?

Join Amy Mullally as she tries to clarify what Syrah is, and should be.  Sample wines from the northern Rhone, Washington State and California

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

SEPTEMBER 23, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $20

KEVIN'S EVERY DAY ITALIAN WINES

Barbera, Dolcetto, Bardolino, Valpolicella, Rossos & more!

 

SEPTEMBER 28, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

4:30 to 6:45 p.m. $10

CABERNET FRANC

Taste delightful examples from California & Washington State

 

SEPTEMBER 29, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $65

SAMANTHA'S GROWER CHAMPAGNE NIGHT: BLANC DE BLANCS

Top Chardonnay bubblies.

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

SEPTEMBER 30, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $20

SPOTLIGHT ON GAMAY!

Wonderful examples from the Loire, Beaujolais and more. 

 

OCTOBER 5, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

4:30 to 6:45 p.m. $10

FOCUS ON PETIT SYRAH!

Domestic Wine Buyer Amy Mullally selects some powerhouse petites. 

 

October 6, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $55

IN PERSON, ALINE THIBAUT OF ALIANE WINES SPOTLIGHTING THE CHARDONNAYS OF FRANCE!

Reverchon, Patrick-Piuze, Marchand-Tawse, Hure Freres & Marion Bosser Domaines.

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

OCTOBER 7, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $30

PAELLA FEST W/GREAT TASTING RED & WHITE SPANISH WINES !

7TH Annual celebration catered by Chef Virginio Picazo, cooking his great Paella in our parking lot!

 

October 11, WEDNESDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $35

A SPECIAL TASTING - SAMPLE MADEIRAS & PURCHASE AT 30% OFF!

The island wines of Madeira.

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

OCTOBER 12, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

4:30 to 6:45 p.m. $10

THE FLIRTY REDS & WHITES OF PROVENCE!

Discover their fun red & white wines. 

 

October 13, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $40

PINOT NOIR DISCOVERIES FROM SANTA BARBARA!

Join Buyer Amy Mullally for Domaine de la Cote, Lutum, Chanin and more.

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

OCTOBER 14, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $20

SOUTHERN ITALIAN RED WINES: PUGLIA, CAMPANIA, SICILY & MORE!

Kevin Lepisto offers his latest discoveries from sun-drenched southern Italy, the home of Pizza. 

 

OCTOBER 18, WEDNESDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $25

BEERVENTURE! AN EVENING WITH ALESMITH!

A dozen of the best beers the San Diego legends have to offer.

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

OCTOBER 19, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

4:30 to 6:45 p.m. $10

EXPLORING THE MEDITERRANEAN WINES OF CROATIA!

Kevin Lepisto introduces us to surprisingly good wines from this ancient wine region. 

 

October 20, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $55

OUR FALL BAROLO TASTING!

We wait all year to devote an entire evening to Italy's greatest wine. Marcarini, Chiara Boschis, Azelia & More. Don't miss out!

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

OCTOBER 21, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $20

ANDY'S WINE TOUR OF ARGENTINA & CHILE!

Something for everyone here - Malbec, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Carmenere, Torrontes and More great-tasting wines. 

 

OCTOBER 26, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

4:30 to 6:45 p.m. $10

RED, WHITE & SPARKLING WINES OF SOUTH AFRICA!

Great wines at a great value. Hosted by Buyer Andy Acosta. 

 

October 27, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $40

GERMAN RIESLINGS OF THE RHINE!

Join our owner Randy Kemner as he focuses our attention on the brilliant wines from the Rheingau, Rheinhessen, Nahe & Pfalz!

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

OCTOBER 28, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $20

SPOTLIGHT ON OREGON AND CALIFORNIA CHARDONNAYS!

Amy Mullally will have fun introducing you to some of her boutique favorites, like Kita, Gran Moraine, Manneequin & more. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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