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Joseph Phelps Vineyards is a family-owned and operated wine estate with vineyards and wineries in Napa Valley and on the western Sonoma Coast. The winery was founded in 1973 by Joseph Phelps. Joseph Phelps Vineyards is a critically-acclaimed winery internationally known for its iconic wines and unwavering commitment to quality. Join us for a tasting of some of the wines from this famed producer. 5 wines $50Find out more »
Bertani Wines with Export Manager Stefano Mangiarotti
The story of Amarone is the modern story of Bertani, the first Amarone Classico was developed in 1958 under the direction of Cavaliere Gugliemo Bertani. It was in Tenuta Novare in the Valpolicella, where Amarone was born. Much of the success of Bertani wines lies on the fact that they make terroir driven wines with consistancy between vintages.
5 wines $50 Includes small bites
The Maison Lucien Albrecht's historical roots in the Orschwihr area dates back to the 8th century. Eight generations continue to work the soils of this unique terroir with the same tenacity and passion, creating the reputation and authentic character of Alsace wines which are enjoyed and renowned worldwide. Lucien Albrecht also pioneers the emergence of Crémants d’Alsace. Join us and taste some of the best wines from Alsace. 5 wines $40Find out more »
Toro is a Spanish DO in the region of Castilla y Leon known for its powerful red wines made from Tempranillo. Toro is considered by many as one of the most promising wine regions in Spain. The Basque Country has its own wine with light effervescence; Txacholi. Join Víctor Ordoñez as he shares the history of the regions and some of these great wines. 5 wines $40Find out more »
The complex soils and warm climate of Alsace produce
wines in a wide range of styles. Join us for a wine-paired
dinner, where we’ll focus on classic domains from Domaine
Albert Mann and Domaine Muré.
Thursday, October 4th
6:45pm reception | 7pm seated dinner
$115 per person, not including tax & gratuity
Louis Jadot was founded by Louis Henry Denis Jadot in 1859, although Maison Jadot had its roots in the vineyards, with the first purchase of the Clos des Ursules, a Beaune Premier Cru, in 1826. From the start, Maison Louis Jadot has always placed equal importance to each of Burgundy's appellations, from Grand Crus right through to regional wines. The aim has always been to express the true nature of Burgundy through unique terroir. 5 wines $50Find out more »
A tasting of wines made by Jewish Napa Valley winemakers provided the forum that gave birth to Covenant. Was it possible to make a kosher wine from some of Napa’s finest Cabernet Sauvignon that would be comparable in quality to the best non-kosher Napa wines? It was a challenge that Covenant partner Leslie Rudd gave to Jeff Morgan back in 2002. Join Jeff as he guides you thru the portfolio.
6 wines $40
When Louis Roederer inherited the Champagne House in 1833, he took a visionary approach to creating outstanding sparkling wines. The Champagnes from the House of Louis Roederer are the fruit of patient work, the collaboration of experts, and a quest for the perfect balance. The quality grapes, cultivated in the regions soil produce a wine with a summery character and legendary elegance.
5 wines $50
The Escarpment Vineyard is located in Martinborough, New Zealand. With respected winemaker Larry McKenna applying his distinctive skill to what he does best – making premium wine – the result is some of New Zealand’s most layered, flavoursome and complex wines. This winery promises some of the very best New World Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay. Come meet Larry McKenna and taste his wines.
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Do not miss this wonderful evening at The Breakers HMF Restaurant. Master Sommeliers Virginia Philip and Juan Gomez will create the perfect wine pairing for the amazing menu prepared by HMF Chef Joey Tuazon. $295.00 per person including service charge and tax. Limited spaces available. By reservation only.Find out more »
Tuesday, October 30th 6:00 - 7:00 pm
The winery is named after the Avignonesi family, the founders of the original estate. Constant research and development aimed at expressing the true character of the Montepulciano terroir has, over time, earned the winery a well-deserved place among the flagship producers of Tuscany.
6 wines $40
Ilana Ben-Zaken, daughter of Domaine du Castel owner
Eli Ben-Zaken, will be joining our team to host a fourcourse
dinner, expertly paired with her family’s Israeli wines.
Thursday, October 18th
6:45pm reception | 7pm seated dinner
$115 per person, not including tax & gratuity
Join us for a rare and special tasting of Sassicaia wines! Mario Incisa della Rocchetta dreamt of creating Bordeaux style wines in Italy, finally in the 1940s after having settled with his wife Clarice on the Tenuta San Guido on the Tyrrhenian coast, he experimented with several French grape varieties until he perfected the legendary blend. 5 wines $50Find out more »
Join Sommelier Imre Papp, from Café Boulud, as he guides you thru a four course dinner beautifully paired with wines from Gascony, a southwest region in France that has remained as ruggedly individual as its beret-wearing locals. $120 per person not including tax and gratuityFind out more »
Crosby Roamann is a boutique, family-owned winery with a chic industrial vibe, located in Napa’s Crusher Wine District. They produce less than 1,000 cases a year from vineyards up and down the valley. Come share with the Mc Bride’s their passion and exquisite wines.
5 wines $40
Spain’s rise to stardom did not come easily. After years of political oppression with a dictatorship, freedom both politically and agriculturally, came in 1975. Alejandro Fernández put Spanish wines on the map with his well -crafted wines of old vines Tempranillo. Join Verónica Ruiz as she guides you thru tasting these amazing wines. 5 wines $40Find out more »
In conjunction with Assouline books, join us as we taste 6 wines based upon this gorgeous hard cover book. Wines featured will be from the wineries of Ornellaia, Dr. Loosen, Chateau Montelena, Heitz Cellars, Rochioli, and E. Guigal. 6 wines $50 Books available for purchase separately.Find out more »
The holidays can be tough, tough, tough! There is so much to do; family, friends and cooking. Let us take the guesswork out of your wine and spirits selections. Join Virginia and Veronica as they guide you thru their favorite bubbles and wine pairings for these holidays. 6 bubbles/wine and small bites $50Find out more »
*RESCHEDULED* Passions: The Wines and Travels of Thomas Jefferson Sunday, January 6th, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Author James Gabler chronicles two of the third U.S. president’s passions in life–traveling and good wine. The book is augmented by extensive chapter notes and a list of Jefferson’s favorite wines that are still available today. Come and meet Gabler and taste some of these wines. 4 wines + autographed book $50Find out more »
The Wines of Pecchenino Tuesday, January 15th, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Pecchenino family has worked in viticulture for over four generations and made the leap from small wine production to a winery of international recognition under the brothers Orlando and Attilio Pecchenino. Focused on the production of high-quality Dolcetto, the Pecchenino family has uplifted the quality of a varietal that was dismissed as “inferior” to Nebbiolo. 4Wines @ $40Find out more »
In 2013 Larry Stone planted a vineyard in the heart of the finest zone in the Eola-Amity Hills. In very short time a dedicated group of people, among them Dominique Lafon, recognized the potential of the site and joined him in creating Lingua Franca winery. In the meantime, other wineries have taken heed. Within a short period of time he was joined by Veronique Drouhin, Barbara Banke, Ehren Jordan, Judy Jordan, viticultural soil specialist Pedro Parra, and Louis-Michel Liger-Belair, who purchased…Find out more »
Located in the Pfalz region of Germany, Von Winning has vineyards located in the small but famous villages of Ruppertsberg, Deidesheim and Forst. In 1907 Leopold Von Winning took over the winery and dedicated his life to creating top quality wines with respect to the outstanding vineyards. Von Winning meticulously raised the quality of the wines to a new level and became a founding member of the VDP, an association of German premium wines. Don't miss this opportunity to taste some unique DRY…Find out more »
Join us for a complimentary tasting of the wines from Antica Winery. Hidden in Atlas hilltop resides the gorgeous Antica Winery, the American branch of the Antinori Winery. Wines that are the ultimate expression of Napa Valley, as envisioned and crafted by one of the world’s oldest and most highly respected wine producers: the Antinori family. RSVPFind out more »
Le Macchiole can best be defined as the “Boutique Bolgheri.” Today, Bolgheri is among Italy’s most famed wine producing regions. At Le Macchiole, the signature grape varieties are Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Syrah, and work is always conducted with the priority being “the expression of the land.” The winery continues to evolve in both the vineyards and in the cellar to allow the soil characteristics from this estate property to be the defining identity in the wines. Come meet owner Cinzia Merli…Find out more »
Dinner with Thomas Jefferson always included fine wines, good food, famous men and women, and spirited conversation. Dine with Thomas Jefferson and Fascinating Guests, is an account of 25 fact-based dinners at Monticello, the White House, Paris, Philadelphia, and the French wine country. The guests are a who’s who of famous people of the time. A perfect companion for those who appreciate history, wine, food, travel, interesting conversation, and the camaraderie of fascinating people. Author Jim Gabler invites you to dine with…Find out more »
Kim and Erica Crawford has been producing wines for decades. Their 4th child is Loveblock, an organically certified winery situated on the hills overlooking Awatere Valley in Marlborough, NZ. The winemaking team led by Winemaker Kim follows low intervention farming practices and is entirely closed loop. Close loop farming recycles all nutrients and organic matter back into the soil from which it grew. Through these practices Loveblock produces wines of elegance with more restrained aromatics and more complex texture than is often associated…Find out more »
President’s Day Wines of the Presidents
Monday, February 18th, 6:00 pm -7:00 pm
Join us as we celebrate the holiday with wines enjoyed by our former Presidents. To include favorites of Eisenhower, Johnson, Ford, Regan, Bush and Nixon. Pol Roger, Schramsberg, Château Coutet, Newton Chardonnay and Adelsheim Pinot Noir and Charles Krug Cabernet.
6 wines. $40
Cristom Vineyards was founded 25 years ago in Willamette, Oregon. With a deep-rooted respect for the land, the natural winemaking process and Pinot Noir they are producing very elegant wines. The four estate Pinot Noir vineyards - Eileen, Jessie, Louise and Marjorie, named for Gerrie family matriarchs - each possess natural variances in soil, elevation and exposition. With minimal intervention during the winemaking process, their team strive to craft wines that are an honest recording of both the vineyard and the vintage,…Find out more »
Join us for an in-depth and highly exclusive master class featuring Dom Perignon in all its facets vertical, horizontal and format variation rarely showcased all together. Led and hosted by Dom Perignon's U.S. Brand Ambassador Diego Meraviglia and Master Sommelier Virginia Philip. Featured wines: Dom Pérignon Vintage 2006; Dom Péignon Vintage 2006 in Magnum; Dom Pérignon Vintage 2009; Dom Pérignon Vintage 2009 in Magnum; Dom Pérignon P2 Vintage 2000 and Dom Pérignon Rosé Vintage 2005 $150 For more information and tickets go to https://sobewff.orgFind out more »
Marchesi Antinori Srl is an Italian wine company that can trace its history back to 1385. They are one of the biggest wine companies in Italy, and their innovations played a large part in the "Super-Tuscan" revolution of the 1970s by making a Chianti containing Bordeaux wine varieties. The real revolution came in 1971, with the launch of Tignanello, a barrique-aged wine from the vineyard of the same name that contained Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, which meant that it was ineligible for the Chianti Classico appellation; from 1975 the blend…Find out more »
An Evening with Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson: Dinner, Wine, and Conversation with author James Gabler
Travel back in time with author James Gabler, to 18th century Paris and spend an evening with two of America's favorite Founding Fathers. In the comfort of Jefferson's residence, you sit down with Franklin and Jefferson and they tell in their own words the most interesting stories of their lives, stories to delight anyone interested in history, wine, food, travel, politics, or the pleasure of a good read. $50 includes 4 wines and a signed copy of Jim’s book An Evening…Find out more »
Among the most historic families of Valpolicella, the Speri company is an authoritative and faithful interpreter of the wines of the Valpolicella Classica, which has become a point of reference for Italian enology for its continuity and its strong roots in the territory. The company started in the first half of 1800 and today the Speri family has reached the seventh generation with an extension of about 60 hectares of vineyards in the most suitable areas of the Valpolicella Classica . After…Find out more »
Greek wines are becoming more popular in the United States, but many varietals are still unfamiliar. With over 300 Greek wine varietals, mostly indigenous grapes, there is a lot to learn. George Spiliadis founded the collection in 2007. He intended to bring premium Greek wine varietals to North America. Join Andreas from Cava Spiliadis and learn about these exciting wines 5 wines $50Find out more »
The Moro family has been farming the same vineyards in the Ribera del Duero since 1932, the birth year of Emilio Moro (the patriarch) as well as the year in which the Finca Resalso vineyard was planted. For two generations, the grapes were sold on the bulk market. In 1988, current proprietor José Moro Espinosa, invested the family’s entire savings into winery equipment and Bodegas Emilio Moro was born. The bodega joined the D.O. Ribera del Duero in 1989 and…Find out more »
In April 2004, Michael Quinttus founded VINTUS based on his desire to develop a focused portfolio of exceptional, family-owned, estate-based producers of hand-crafted wines. One of wine’s most thrilling dimensions is the seemingly endless range of aroma, flavor and texture profiles it offers, depending on vineyard sites, grapes used, climate and vinification. As wine consumers and professionals become more experienced with wine, they relish this diversity and savor new flavor and style experiences. VINTUS has assembled an extraordinary range of…Find out more »
Before assuming the role of Executive Chef at Restaurant 44, Philip Kroesen has served in various key roles in the acclaimed kitchens of the exclusive Southampton Bath & Tennis Club in Southampton, New York since 2006, culminating in his being appointed as Executive Chef in 2017. The Club is renowned throughout the Hamptons for serving the highest quality, made from scratch, meals in the area and for creating a wide variety of special events for the members and their guests…Find out more »
The land on which the Castello dei Rampolla farm stands has been owned by the family since 1739. Much history has passed over these lands. In 1975 Alceo di Napoli Rampolla, who wished to create a great wine, produced their first bottles of Chianti Classico. This was a time when Chianti Classico was struggling to assert itself and to earn the respect it deserved. Alceo then had an intuition and decided, with the help of a great winemaker Giacomo Tachis…Find out more »