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Upcoming Tastings

In Uncategorized on May 3, 2011 at 2:25 pm

Please RSVP for the upcoming wine tastings by calling 414-289-WINE (9463), thumb or just stop by the store.

 

A Journey to South Africa 

Wednesday, May 4th, 7:00 pm, $20 per guest

Long forgotten as a historic vine growing region South Africa has emerged within the last decade as a serious “New World” contender.  At this tasting we examine the country’s many specialties.  

Wines to be tasted:

2008 Oak Lane Chenin Blanc $8.99

2007 Neil Ellis “Groenekloof” Sauvignon $19.99

2008 Right Whale Pinotage $26.99

2006 Bokenhoutskloof Syrah $54.99

2006 Ernie Els Engelbretch Els Bordeaux Style Blend $39.99

& more!

American Whiskey: The Revolution is Now

Wednesday, May 11, 7:00 pm, $20 per guest

Once American Whiskey meant Bourbon, and Kentucky Bourbon at that. 

But now the revolution has begun and the United States is wide open for small batch, hand crafted distillers and their resulting Whiskies.  This tasting explores the new world of these producers from around the country while also glancing back at their roots in Bourbon and Scotland in order to expound on their differences.  

Sprits to be tasted:

Dry Fly Washington Wheat $39.99

Whipper Snapper Oregon Spirit $29.99

McCarthy’s Oregon Single Malt $39.99

Koval Dry Rye #4 $49.99

Willet Pot Still Reserve $37.99

Four Roses Mariage 2009 $79.99

& more!

Amarone and Soave: The Wines of the Veneto

Wednesday, May 18, 7:00 pm, $20 per guest

Creating wines whose differences couldn’t be more extreme the Veneto is one of Italy’s current hot-beds of experimentation and development.  From rich, rasinated Amarones of immense power to perfumed, minearally intense Soave, the Vento is a wine lovers exploration delight!

Wines to be tasted:

2001 Bussola TB Recioto Valpolicella Classico $149.99

2006 Lonardi Valpolicella Classico Superiore Ripasso $21.99

2003 Dal Forno Roman Vapolicella Superiore $149.99

2010 Adami Bosco di Gica Prosecco $17.99

2009 Pieropan Soave $17.99

2007 Inama Soave Classico Foscarino $21.99

& more!

 

Balancing Alcohol: From Napa Cabernet to French Chardonnay

Wednesday, May 25, 7:00 pm, $20 per guest

Alcohol, the natural by-product of sugar fermentation has become an extremely sensitive topic in the wine industry.  With wine critics polarized across the issue, commentary such as “topping in at nearly 16% alcohol but ‘in balance’” have become common place.  Examining a wide range of wines this tasting aims to explore, not vilify, some of the world’s hot-climate wines while discussing the issue of balance.

Wines to be tasted:

2008 Nit de Nin $89.99

2010 Salvard Rose $16.99

2007 Shafer One Point Five Stag’s Leap District Cabernet $66.99

2008 Prager Achleiten Veltliner $49.99

2008 Buty Rediviva of the Stones $49.99

2006 Rolet Trousseau $19.99

& more!

 

Scotch: The Upper Spey

Wednesday, June 1, 7:00 pm, $20 per guest

Speyside is now universally acknowledged as the heartland of Scottish Whiskey production.  With over half of Scotland’s operating distilleries this series of Glens creates a wide variety of tastes and aromas across all of their drams.  This tasting begins an exploration of the Speyside area be looking into the small section around the Upper Spey River.

Distilleries to be featured:

The Glen Livet

Imperial

Tamdhu

Aberlour

Tormore

& more!

Waterford Wine Company

1327 E. Brady St.

Milwaukee, WI 53202

414-289-WINE (9463)

Convenient street parking with additional parking located in the lot across the street.

American Whiskey: The Revolution is Now

In Uncategorized on May 3, 2011 at 2:19 pm

Title: American Whiskey: The Revolution is Now
Location: Wednesday, purchase May 11, cialis 7:00 pm, order $20 per guest
Description: But now the revolution has begun and the United States is wide open for small batch, hand crafted distillers and their resulting Whiskies. This tasting explores the new world of these producers from around the country while also glancing back at their roots in Bourbon and Scotland in order to expound on their differences.

Sprits to be tasted:
Dry Fly Washington Wheat $39.99
Whipper Snapper Oregon Spirit $29.99
McCarthy’s Oregon Single Malt $39.99
Koval Dry Rye #4 $49.99
Willet Pot Still Reserve $37.99
Four Roses Mariage 2009 $79.99
& more!

Date: 2011-05-11

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