Eb offers some details about why he believes the 2009 vintage in Bordeaux is one of the greats!
Archive for April, 2012:
Seafood Dinner at Bouchon Bistro – 7:30pm Thursday, June 14th., 2012 ; 62 N. Lexington Ave. – Downtown, Asheville
Seafood Dinner at Bouchon Bistro – 62 N. Lexington Ave. Downtown – Asheville Thursday, June 14th., 2012 – 7:30pm Rain date: Thursday, June 28th., 2012 $65.00/person all inclusive- limited seating Call 828.253.0060 or 800.825.7175 to reserve This will be a fabulous night for seafood lovers looking to expand their horizons with French wine selections paired
Southern France: see why the French call these “vins de plaisir ” (wines of pleasure)Thursday, May 24th., 2012 – 7:00pm Asheville Wine Market Cellar
Visit the south of France without a passport! With a long string of successful vintages to draw from, it was hard to winnow the long list of top estate grown wines down to a chosen few for this grand evening. With bountiful fruit a given, fine tannins in the reds, and seductive flavors throughout all
2009 Château Peybrun; Cadillac – Côtes de Bordeaux, France As you know, we often hunt outside the prestigious appellations of Bordeaux in our search for quality and value. Here is another stellar find from a sustainably farmed property planted to Merlot (66%), Cabernet Sauvignon (30%), and the rest Cabernet Franc. Grown on steep south oriented
Tasty Spanish and Southern French Wines – Free Saturday Tasting – Saturday, April 28th., 2012; 1 to 4pm
Join Mike Kolker for this tasting of exciting new wines from selected properties in Spain and France. Starting with a fabulous rendition of Albariño, a deliciously vibrant Garnacha Rosado, an old vine selection of Garnacha/Syrah, and a wake up your taste buds rendition of Grenache. These are outstanding selections offering very high quality at very
Eb introduces a few of the new wines in our Tasting Station and offers some detailed tasting notes and reflections on the 2011 Domaine Grands Bois CDR Rosé, 2010 Domaine Pascal Renaud Pouilly Fuisse “Vieille Vignes” and 2008 Allegrini Palazzo della Torre.
New Arrivals from Bodega Carmine Granata; Argentina – Free Saturday Tasting – Saturday, April 21st., 2012; 1 to 4pm
Join Robert Fiore Kral for this tasting of exciting new wines from the Bodega Carmine Granata located in Lujan de Cuyo, Argentina. Starting with two outstanding renditions of Semillon and then showing two very different versions of Malbec, this Italian family’s wines are a refreshing change of pace from the increasingly soft, lollipop, cookie-cutter wines
Eb runs through some of the new Austrian arrivals from Anton Bauer, in the Wagram region, and Martin Mittelbach, from the Wachau.
Spring Selections from the New World – Free Saturday Tasting – Saturday, April 14th.., 2012; 1 to 4pm
Join Bill O’Friel for this tasting of exciting wines from Chile and South Africa. Starting in Chile then round the Horn and across the Atlantic to South Africa, we will visit quality run enterprises offering wines of outstanding value ($8.99 to $11.69), as well as an exciting range of flavors that are bright, clean and
South African Wine Safari – outstanding wines from the Cape regions – Thursday, April 26th., 2012 – 7:00 p.m. Asheville Wine Market Cellar
It is a great pleasure to show exciting new wines from one of the oldest and most geographically unique wine producing countries outside of Europe. Join Zingo Munger, of Cape Classics, as we focus on the outstanding quality of this unique range of wines and the dedication of the South African wine industry to achieving