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Taxes are over! Let the bubbles flow! – Free Saturday Tasting – Saturday, April 19th., 2014 – 1 to 4pm

What a relief – Tax Day has come and gone! Join Eric Steineger for this tasting of high quality sparkling wines from Spain and Italy. The Freixenet Blanc de Blancs Brut offers bright citrus/almond notes, and a palate that is dry, crisp, and finishes with some minerality. The Agricola Dibon Brut Reserve exhibits aromas of apples

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Mediterranean wine exploration: The fresh springtime flavors of the Italian peninsula – Thursday, April 10th, 2014 – 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Asheville Wine Market Cellar

Mediterranean exploration: The fresh springtime flavors of the Italian peninsula Thursday, April 10th, 2014 – 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Asheville Wine Market Cellar We are going to taste wines that express individuality as well as their place of origin. The Piedmont, Veneto, Tuscany, the Marches, and Emilia Romagna, have had outstanding vintages over the last

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AWM Spring Best Buys! – Free Saturday Tasting – Saturday, April 19th., 2014 – 1 to 4pm

Run, don’t walk to join Eric Steineger for this tasting of four outstanding wine values. The 2013 Famiglia Cielo Pinot Grigio offers fresh cut pear, as well as citrus with almond notes, and a palate that is dry, ripe and finishes with some minerality. Try it with fresh asparagus or seafood!  The 2013 Bieler Pere

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AWM Video: Unusual Suspects: A Full Line-Up of Spring Wine Values

Eb has returned home from his buying trip in Europe, happy to have his feet firmly back on North Carolina soil. As usual, he’s brought with him a wonderful entourage of incredible values from all over the world, just in time for the wonderful spring weather we’re just now beginning to experience. So, follow along

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New Spring Beers

Beer has a great refreshment factor that is unbeatable, especially in hot weather. This trio of beers offers a broad spectrum of flavors so grab one of each and enjoy the shift to spring. Atwater Vanilla Java Black Imperial Stout; Detroit, MI – Dark brown to almost back in color with a rich cream colored

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Spanish Springtime Exploration – Free Saturday Tasting – Saturday, April 5th., 2014 – 1 to 4pm

Join Eric Steineger for this exciting tasting of Spanish wines perfectly suited for spring. The 2012 Volteo Verdejo/Sauvignon Blanc offers fresh apple, as well as citrus with fresh cut herb notes, and a palate that is dry, ripe and finishes with some minerality. Try it with fresh asparagus!  The 2013 Artadi “Artazuri” Rosado is a

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Champagne Grongnet Blanc de Blancs Brut NV; Champagne, France

The Grongnet Blanc de Blancs provides extraordinary pleasure with or without food, and it certainly will not disappoint those looking for the perfect aperitif. Cécile Grongnet’s Blanc de Blancs does indeed sparkle as the entrée to a special evening or festivity. Nevertheless, it would be a shame to relegate this charming lady’s bubbly to a

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AWM Video: Here and Gone: The Hunt Continues!

Eb returns to discuss his recent trip to Austria and the exciting wines we can expect to see in the coming weeks, as well as some early new arrivals already on the shelves. With Larry just back from Italy (a stable of fantastic bottles in tow), and Eb heading off once more to Germany in

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Chilean Exploration – Free Saturday Tasting – Saturday, March 29th., 2014 – 1 to 4pm

Join Mike Kolker, for this delicious tasting of newly arrived best buys from Chile. The 2012 Undurraga Sauvignon Blanc 2012 is sourced strictly from the Maipo Valley and is bottled without oak aging in order to maximize it’s youthful freshness.  The nose presents fresh citrus with notes of fresh cut herbs and on the palate it’s

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California: Sunshine in a bottle – Free Saturday Tasting – Saturday, March 22nd., 2014 – 1 to 4pm

Join Steve Miller, for this delicious tasting of newly arrived vintages of some of our customer’s favorite wines from California. The 2012 William Hill Chardonnay shows the lovely ripe, but crisp fruit of Chardonnay grown in a cool climate. With a kiss of oak to add some spice,  this is a terrific bargain! The 2012

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