Friday Night Tasting 5/5/17

MSWS Downtown 5-7:30 pm Tonight we taste two Rosés made from Pinot Noir, a lighter one from Germany and a richer one from Oregon. Then we follow that with two Cabernet Francs, one from our own Shenandoah Valley and another from Chinon, France. Plus our two...

Wines for a Summer Day (Already!)

DISCOVER Saturday Wine Tasting: Wines for a Summer Day (Already!) It’s going to be about 1,000,000,000° in central Virginia on Saturday, so we plan on going through an equivalent number of these adorable, tiny, ice-cold cans of Friulian sparkling wine. Throw...

Friday Night Tasting 4/27/17

MSWS Downtown 5-7:30 pm Scarpetta Frico Frizzante (187ml Can) – $3.99 Tasting price – $3.59 (50% Trebbiano, 25% Glera, 25% Chardonnay; Friuli, Italy) Sometimes wine can be a serious thing. But sometimes wine can cut loose, let its hair down, and just have...

Grenachista! Wine Tasting

DISCOVER GRENACHE Uptown 5-7 pm, Thursday 27 April 2017 Grenache is a major wine grape. It is grown all over the world, but primarily in the south of France (Rhone, Provence, & Languedoc) and the north of Spain (Rioja, Navarra, Campo di Borja, Priorat, and...

Organic Wines for Earth Day, Part Two

MSWS Uptown 2 – 5 pm DISCOVER Organic Wine Earth Day is here. Now, more than ever, it is important to “live lightly upon the land.” Saturday we taste A vibrant Provencal Rosé, an delightfully aromatic and delicate Arneis from the producer who...