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Two Special Tastings to Remember!

Sure we list our tastings by dates - but many want to know more such as the actual wines!!  While Wednesdays & Saturdays continue, two guest speakers this month should be called to light.

On June 8th, Wednesday @ 6:30pm, a vendor sponsored event featuring Roland Marandino, Wine Ambassador, from Banfi/Cecchi/Sartori properties in Italy.  Roland and I enjoyed our conversation when we met - and it was inevitable that we finally schedule a drink!  Thanks to Gina for the referal - look forward to seeing her here too!  We'll open wines such as the "Ferdi" white (partially dried gargenega, like a white amarone, $15.99); Morellino di Scansano Riserva from Val delle Rose in Maremma ($22.99); Sartori's "Regolo" IGT from the Veneto (Ripasso, $21.99); and definitely Tenuta Alzatura Sagrantino di Montefalco from Umbria ($44.99). I'm sure Roland will present more that night - and the information from an Ambassador will be tre bicchieri!!

AND!! On June 24th, Sunday @ 4pm - another wonderful visit from Maurizio Clemente, our Itallian connection extraordinaire.  Not that we don't admire his ability to bring us A Lisa or NQN Malbecs... it's just this time the wines are over the top!  This is limited in seating/scope so signup is REQUIRED in advance.  Riedl crystal, bottled waters, light cheese & crackers will be available as always on the Sunday tastings.  This is not a New Jersey Italian man - Maurizio hails from the properties he speaks to!  Break the ice with Broglia in Gavi's Sparkling creation (lush peach flavors); Go upscale with Vie di Romans Pinot Grigio and Chardonnay (both 91-93pts); Fossacolle Brunello 2006 (93pts); Produttori di Barbaresco, Barbaresco 2006 (91 pts); Argiano "Solengo" IGT blend 2006 (93 pts); Terra Dora Taurasi 2005 (92 pts); and Le Salette "pergola Vece" Amarone (92 pts)!!!

Our apologies - seating for Maurizio has closed out. Please stay tuned for future events!!