Wine & Beer Samples 06-23-2017

Austin Eastciders Blood Orange Cider (TX)

A zesty, dry cider made with American dessert apples, heirloom bittersweet apples, and Sicilian blood oranges. Effervescent with a prominent tangy, citrus fruit note, balanced by crisp apple freshness and a hint of raspberry and grapefruit flavors. A medium bodied brew that is ultra refreshing and the perfect beer answer to a mimosa. (Gluten Free)

Barão de Figueira Vinho Branco 2014 (Portugal)

A pleasant white composed of 100% Síria grapes. A nose of fresh melon and honeydew mixed with a hint of white pear and soft floral aromas. The palate soft and slightly creamy with fruit flavors of ripe summer melons, followed by a refreshing minerality on the finish. As an added bonus, this wine only seems to get better as a second-day leftover!

Carmen Dolores Rosado de Garnacha 2015 (Spain)

A 100% Garnacha rosé, this wine is sure to be the hit of your next summer outdoor gathering. Notes of bright strawberry and raspberry with a soft hint of apple blossom flowers. Easy drinking and refreshing with just a hint of fruit sweetness on the finish to leave you wanting more! A great wine for outdoor parties or picnics, or as the base for sangria with apples, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and a hint of lime.

Barão de Figueira Vinho Tinto 2013 (Portugal)

A blend of Touiriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, and Touriga Franca. Allow at least two hours for the wine to breath and really open up the flavor profiles. Rich and spicy with a fresh fruit core of red berry and black plum flavors. Light to medium bodied with an earthy, tannic finish. A elegant, daily red at a bargain price. Pair with pulled pork barbeque or juicy burgers.

Cantina Gabriele Vinò Lazio Rosso (Italy)

A light, sweet, effervescent red that is deep ruby in color. The bouquet is enticing with elegant notes of freshly crushed raspberries and strawberries. The palate is refreshingly sweet with prominent fruit notes balanced by soft floral notes. It finishes long and well-balanced between sweetness and acidity. A great match for chocolate cakes, pastries, fruit tarts, or sweet appetizers. (Vegan and Kosher)

Wine & Beer Samples 6-2-2017

Paulaner Salvator (Germany) A full bodied double bock beer with a rich, warm chestnut brown color; An unmistakeable chocolate flavor, robust dark caramel maltiness and a light note of hops in the background; Perfect intensity on the palate.     Pietra Santa Chardonnay 2014 (CA) Soft scents of apple blossom, acacia flower, and lemon zest […]

Wine & Beer Samples 5-26-2017

Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout (NY) Aromas and flavors of dark chocolate fill this stout through the blending of six malts and three distinct mashes. Properly kept, it will improve in the bottle for many years.  Enjoy with chocolate desserts, cheesecake, ice cream, and fine cheeses.   The Curator 2015 (South Africa) Blend of  60% Chenin […]

Wine & Beer Samples 05-19-2017

Left Hand St Vrain Tripel Ale (CO) Light in color and lightly hopped using Celeia hops, a touch of malt sweetness contrasts the warm spiciness hidden within     Vino Pinot Grigio 2014 (WA) Mineral driven; Terroir runs through the entire wine; Aromas of fresh cut hay, tangerine, orange blossom, and honeysuckle; Long-satisfying finish.   […]

Wine & Beer Samples 5-12-2017

Perennial Artisan Ales “Hopfentea” Wheat Ale (MO) A German Berliner Weisse style beer, steeped on a tropical tea blend. A fruit filled wave of aromas including papaya, melon, guava, and passion fruit, is balanced by notes of yeast and well rounded lactic acid. Flavors are bright and crisp (it’s definitely a sour!) with notes of […]

Wine & Beer Samples 04-28-2017

Left Hand Nitro Milk Stout (CO) Dark and delicious; The aroma is of brown sugar and vanilla cream, with hints of roasted coffee.  Initial roasty, mocha flavors rise up, with slight hop and roast bitterness in the finish; Milk chocolate fullness completes the experience.     Lobetia Viognier 2015 (Spain) At sight, this wine shows […]