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Pizzeria Rustica Dinners Are Back!

Pizzeria Rustica Dinners Are Back!

PASSPORT TO ITALIA DINNER Reservations are already being accepted for Tuesday, September 23rd’s Classic Wines Passport to Italia dinner with Ross Seville at 6pm benefiting Westside Cares. We tasted a number of superb value wines you will be able to…

0 Comments / 29 View / August 27, 2014


Salexis Wine Dinner at Motif with Winemaker John Gibson On Wednesday, July 16th at 6pm, benefiting CASA

On Wednesday, July 16th at 6:00pm, we will be at Motif with Staci Blair of Veraison Beverage Company for a Winemaker Dinner benefitting CASA. This 5 course feast will be prepared by Motif Executive Chef Andrew Darrigan and paired with…

0 Comments / 71 View / July 14, 2014

Summer cocktails

Summer Cocktail Recipes

Caipirinha In honor of the World Cup, the national drink of Brazil is a refreshing addition to your summer entertaining. Made with Cachaca, which is essentially Brazilian rum, this spirit is made from pure sugarcane juice. Ingredients (1 serving): 1…

0 Comments / 113 View / July 14, 2014

Le Tour de France

Le Tour de France 2014 Mixed Case

$125 This year’s Tour de France is on, and so is this terrific mixed case (12 bottles) of wines from winegrowing regions hosting several stages of this year’s race. This is a mix of whites, reds and rosés, complete with…

0 Comments / 65 View / July 14, 2014

Biutiful Cave Brut Rosé

Sparkling Wine of the Month

Biutiful Cava Brut Rosé, NV, Requena, Spain, $14.99/Sale $11.99: This lightly sparkling Cava comes from an area 70 km west of the Mediterranean with a grape growing history dating back to the seventh century BC. Its color is indeed “biutiful,”…

0 Comments / 68 View / July 14, 2014

Montebuena Rioja

Red Wine of the Month

2010 Montebuena Rioja, Spain, $13.99/Sale $10.99: Produced from 100% Tempranillo grapes, which are hand harvested from the Montebuena vineyard, this wine’s deep ruby color and fruity aromas will reel you in. A spicy vanilla bouquet gives way to smooth fruit…

0 Comments / 143 View / July 14, 2014

Recuerdo Torrontés

New Arrivals

CALIFORNIA 2012 Chamisal Chardonnay, Central Coast, $17.99/Sale $13.99: Sourced from a number of coastally influenced vineyards ranging from Monterey County to San Luis Obispo, the common theme amongst these vineyards is cool climate, elevated sites with well drained sedimentary soils…

0 Comments / 128 View / July 14, 2014

Fratelli Povero Roero Arneis

White Wine of the Month

2013 Fratelli Povero Roero Arneis, Piemonte, Italy, $13.99/Sale $11.99: The last time one of our illustrious “Courtesy Clerks” was expelled (86’d) from a wine bar was after drinking copious volumes of this wine. It was at Al Enoteca in the…

0 Comments / 95 View / July 14, 2014


Grand Canyon with Coaltrain FAQs

Grand Canyon with Coaltrain FAQs Please note – revised document – 2/3/14 Coaltrain Grand Canyon Trip August 10-23, 2014 (arrive August 9th) Bottom line — what do I need to know as I consider this trip? This is a land…

0 Comments / 42 View / January 9, 2014


Join us for the trip of a lifetime!

Ride the rapids during the day and taste with the Coaltrain experts at night. Wine, spirits, and beer amongst the spectacular cliff faces of one of the Seven Wonders of the World – what more could you ask for! For…

0 Comments / 30 View / January 9, 2014