Calendar - Tasting Events
9/27 - Anderson Valley whites
8/30 - local blind Petite Sirahs tasting
9/13 - local blind Zinfandels tasting
9/20 - local blind Pinot Noirs tasting
10/11 - local budget whites
11/29 - open Thanksgiving weekend! blind tasting secret wines
12/06 - local bubblies
12/13 - special port tasting & education
12/27 - local Zins
01/03 - detox with Light Reds
01/10 - special event: amateur wine tasting w/forageSF talk
01/17 - Godspeed winery, Mt. Veeder tasting
01/24 - local Merlots - rediscover the variety in decline since Sideways
01/31 - Zinfandel tasting - for those who didn't get enough at ZAP!
02/28 - Wellington tasting w/ winemaker Peter Wellington
03/17 - Petite Sirah tasting, a little grape that packs a powerful dark & delicious kick!
03/24 - Travieso wine pairing dinner w/ winemaker Mats Hagstrom
03/31 - blind Pinot Noir tasting
04/14 - Godspeed, Mt. Veeder, winemaker dinner w/ Larry & David Stryker
04/21 - Easter brunch wines
04/29 - J. Keverson, Pinot + Zin winemaker dinner w/ John Hazlewood
05/23 - Randall Grahm along with about 600 oysters and Bonny Doon treats
07/25 - Portuguese wines with pop-up chefs Lenga-Lenga
07/31 - Simple Math winemaker dinner w/ Christian Lane
08/13 - Wine Woot get together at the Secret Wine Shop w/visit to August West winery in SF
08/18 - Wertzberger Wines w/ winemaker Bill Wertzberger
09/01 - Summer whites
09/10 - Ron Silva from Silvaspoons Vineyards pouring Alta Mesa Cellars & talking about wine & farming
09/14 - Gelato and wine pairing with Lush Gelato
10/10 - Mikael Wargin pouring his Montepulciano/Aglianico/Sangiovese blend + Micah Cellars Charbono
10/17 - Wellington Vineyards pouring *both* Roussanne & Marsanne + 110yr old vine Zinfandel + field blend port
10/22 - Rick Spielman pouring his Argent label Zinfandel, Petite Sirah
11/10 - Vietnamese-inspired banh-mi, chocolate & wine pairings w/ special guests Socola Chocolates.
11/15 - Mary Elke Thanksgiving dinner tasting
12/15 - Screwcap Holiday Tasting Extravaganza: Sparkling, Port, Sherry, AND Madeira
01/12 - Terra Bella Vineyards pouring Grenache rose, 2006/2007/2008 Syrah vertical, 2007/Lulu Rhone blend
01/26 - Bryan Harrington pouring 4 wines and 6 barrel samples 2008
02/09 - Ed Kurtzman pouring August West and Sandler wines, made in San Francisco.
02/23 - Síp. Slurp. Savor Artisan Oysters + Wines at Dottie's True Blue Café.
03/02 - Luis Moya pouring 5 wines from his own label Urbanite Cellars.
03/28 - Grant Hemingway of blueplatewines.com pouring his stainless-steel, no-ML Chenin Blanc.
04/06 - Michael Muscardini of Muscardini Cellars pouring his luxury Sonoma Valley Italian reds.
06/08 - Bill & Betsy Nachbaur, owners/growers/winemakers Acorn Winery pouring flight of 5 wines.
07/15 - Terra Sávia Winery, sharing olive oil, tomatos, from their farm, and Estate sparkling wines.